Accounts Payable Specialist

Seattle, WA or Remote /
Finance – Finance /
Full Time
/ On-site
About Assurance
Assurance IQ is a technology company headquartered in Seattle. We were acquired by Prudential (NYSE: PRU) to further the joint mission of improving financial wellness across the world.

Our team of world class software engineers, data scientists, and business professionals work every day to expand our product offerings and the reach of our platform. We simplify the complex world of insurance and financial services into straightforward, valuable solutions to improve people's lives. We start by asking customers a few questions, so our system can learn about their needs; from there, our ground-breaking, proprietary platform takes over and analyzes the thousands of data points that make customers unique. This is how we create custom-tailored plans for each customer; plans built precisely for their needs and budget. Our platform serves as the intersection between customer and seller, technology, and the human touch.

At Assurance, we are innovative, persevering, collaborative, calculated, and authentic, and we're working together to improve the lives of millions!

About the Role
The Assurance Finance team is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist who thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. The position requires attention to detail, consistency and accuracy, recognition of the urgency and importance of timely payment of supplier invoices, ability to recognize and adapt to reporting requirement changes, and the basic knowledge of accounting practices for use in accurately maintaining accounting records. There is strong career progression opportunity as part of growing the Financial Operations functions at Assurance. This position has the option to be hybrid or remote.
This position is responsible for Accounts Payable processes and functions that include supplier creation and updates, invoice processing, regular follow up with internal business partners on invoice approvals, accurate vendor account mapping, and various month-end journal entries. This position requires excellent organization and communication skills to ensure:

§  Timeliness of supplier creation, including gathering required documentation and coordinating with suppliers to resolve documentary discrepancies
§  Processing supplier invoices, including working with Vendor Governance, FP&A, and internal business partners to validate accuracy of invoice and adherence to operating expense budgets
§  Research and respond to payment inquiries and other correspondence.
Additionally, this person will support senior leadership by assisting with audit requests, month- and quarter-end close, and other demands as they arise. The role reports into our Financial Operations Senior Manager and is a great fit for a highly motivated individual that takes the initiative to solve problems and enjoys the opportunity to improve existing processes.


    • Review and record invoices from suppliers to ensure accuracy in billing
    • Create new supplier records and update existing suppliers, as necessary
    • Evaluate new and existing suppliers for appropriate expense account mapping and approval routing
    • Follow up with approvers to ensure timely invoice review and approval to meet payment obligations
    • Research, resolve, and respond to supplier queries
    • Maintain positive vendor and partner relationships and assists in resolving any invoice issues
    • Additional Responsibilities
    • Assist with Accounts Receivable and Travel & Expense functions as a backup
    • Aid in month end process, including uploading journal entries into the Oracle database
    • Provide support for financial statement and internal audits
    • Evaluate and provide feedback and suggested updates to existing financial operations policies and procedures
    • Assist with other finance projects, analysis, or reporting as necessary


    • Minimum two (2) years Accounts Payable experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field
    • Knowledge and understanding of accounting procedures
    • Experience with customer service and supplier communication
    • Experience with Oracle AP and GL modules a plus
    • Excellent interpersonal, decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving abilities
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail with a high sense of urgency and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of a company
    • A proactive, self-directed approach with the ability to multitask, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
    • Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Office products, with an emphasis in Excel
$60,000 - $70,000 a year
Note: Assurance is required by multiple state and city laws to include the salary range on position postings when hiring in those specific locals. The salary range for this position will be between ($60,000 - $70,000) and may be eligible for additional bonus or commission plans + benefits. Eligibility to participate in the bonus or commission plans is subject to the rules governing those programs, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors including, without limitation, individual and/or organizational performance. In addition, employees are eligible for standard benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and retirement.

Choose Assurance Because
Exceptional base salary plus bonus structure
Comprehensive benefits which include, medical, dental, vision, 401K and more
Unlimited paid vacation, sick leave, plus paid holidays
Growth opportunities, career advancement, promote-from-within culture
Fast-paced, high-performance environment