QuantumScape is on a mission to transform energy storage with solid-state lithium-metal battery technology. The company’s next-generation batteries are designed to enable longer range, faster charging and enhanced safety in electric vehicles to support the transition away from legacy energy sources toward a lower carbon future.
YOUR ROLE AT QUANTUMSCAPE:As an AP Specialist within the Accounts Payable team, you will play a key role in supporting cross-functional partners performing AP responsibilities and accounting close responsibilities in accordance with U.S. GAAP. IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL:- Responsible for accounts payable processes including invoice processing, payment processing and invoice exceptions resolution timely- Review and enter invoices as applicable in SAP Ariba, process expense reports, credit card bills to ensure accurate accounting coding, compliance with Company policies and approvals prior to payment - Correspond with vendors, respond to inquiries from vendors and internal stakeholders, and drive resolution- Partner with PO requester/FP&A on open PO items requiring their response and improve processes to ensure items with dependencies outside of the AP department are acted upon timely - Perform monthly, quarterly, and year-end AP and accounting close activities and support internal and external audits to ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial results- Conduct special reviews and ad hoc analyses including open AP, vendor payment analysis, expense analysis, and others as assigned- Identify and implement process improvements and automation to reduce time to close and improve accuracy of underlying accounting record- Assist month end AP and accrued liabilities accounting accrual process, propose necessary manual journal entries and prepare Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation for AP GL accounts- Support system implementation projects related to AP function and perform other AP duties as assigned MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:- Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related- At least three years of proven experience as an Accounts Payable Specialist or similar job responsibility - In-depth knowledge of accounts payable principles, accounting standards, and industry regulations.- Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate accounting results to various stakeholders at different levels of the organization- SAP and Ariba experience preferred
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