Accounts Payable Associate

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Richmond, Virginia, United States

Accounts Payable Associate

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Accounts Payable Associate.


Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 600 people.

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Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.

The Accounts Payable Associate is a position that reports to the Accounting Supervisor/Manager, will perform a variety of accounting and bookkeeping duties.

This position will be responsible for the AP invoice processing, assist with credit card receipt tracking, manage the fixed asset schedule, booking of prepaids, monthly GL reconciliations, assist the Accounting Supervisor/Manager with monthly close, and generating relevant reports such as the AP aging.


  • Utilizes computerized Microsoft software programs (Excel, Outlook, and Word) to perform duties and responsibilities
  • Process AP invoices, issue and mail checks, filing
  • Researches credit card receipts, codes and posts the receipts
  • Develops automated spreadsheets
  • Organizes and maintains up to date financial records
  • Maintains fixed asset schedule and adds new items as needed
  • Contributes to General Ledger reconciliations, as requested
  • Converts, prepares, reviews and delivers invoices to customers in a timely manner as needed
  • Assists in special accounting projects, as requested
  • Organizes and maintains retention files for required period of time


  • At least 1-2 years of experience in Accounts Payable processing, GL reconciliations and prepaids
  • Basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Experience with automated accounting system such as Intacct
  • Strong attention to detail, proficient at establishing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Capability to work in fast-paced environment, with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Ability to work in a positive and cooperative manner with fellow team members
  • Professional, punctual, dependable, reliable, with a desire to learn.


  • Full-time in Richmond, VA

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.

If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.