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Senior Accounts Payable Accountant

Sofia, Bulgaria · Finance

Our passion at SumUp is championing small businesses. We believe in creating technology that is flexible, fair, affordable and easy to use. Every day millions of people around the world dream of starting their own businesses. We strive to help them to do this. Our long-term ambition is to “close the loop” by enabling businesses to turn transactions with customers into long-term relationships.

About the role:

Have you heard of the tribalised accounting team concept?

It’s when the team is organically growing, becoming more strategic, and taking on a journey to transformation, enveloping multiple accounting areas. It mean that you will have the opportunity to experience the real world of business forecasting, implement your ideas in ongoing projects, build and optimise systems, helping the team define what good looks like in that area;  work on accruals, own processes in a fast-paced environment,  add value on a global level and be recognised as a subject matter expert, while working with high autonomy and being encouraged to think outside the box of your scope.

What you’ll do:

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to a team of accountants

  • Review and verify/post vendor invoices

  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues as needed

  • Solve unusual or questionable primary documentation items

  • Build partnerships with respective stakeholders, understands their goals and drives solutions

  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

  • Ensure deep vendor knowledge in line with business needs and scope

  • Coordinate regular payment proposal process

  • Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date and processed timely and accurately

  • Month end closing activities, incl. but not limited to: vendor accruals, deferred expenses, MoM variance analysis comments, vendor reporting

  • Put in place controls (mainly Accounts Payable Controls)

  • Participate in creation and maintenance of operational desktop procedures (DTPs)

  • Ensures accurate historical records and accounting ledgers

  • Provide supporting documentation for audits

  • Ensure confidentiality of organizational information

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) or Master in Accounting/Finance is required; Мaster degree is preferable

  • 5+  years accounts payable or general accounting experience on current or relevant position

  • Fluent English, both written and spoken

  • Advanced knowledge in SAP or other ERP systems and MS Office 

  • Advanced knowledge of bookkeeping, taxation and accounting principles

  • Very Good Analytical skills

  • Experience with automated tools for processing vendor invoices 

  • High attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure in a high-paced multinational organization

  • Strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal and cross functional collaboration skills

  • Strong team player able to interact with colleagues at all levels

  • Enthusiastic, dedicated and willing to Learn, conscientious with a “can-do” attitude and a proactive Work ethic

  • ACCA certification will be considered as an advantage

Why you should join SumUp:

  • We’re a global and growing team of 3000+ people from 90+ nationalities, spread across 4 continents.

  • You can truly create your own path here and help us shape the future for small businesses globally.

  • You’ll receive a budget for your individual development, attending conferences and external training.

  • We offer a competitive compensation package, including subsidized childcare, private health insurance, life insurance, mental well-being support, and 25 days of paid leave.

  • You will have access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee Referral and Employee assistance program for mental health as well as Fitness and language learning benefits.

  • We get together regularly for breakfasts, team events, and office parties.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero. Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first' attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America, and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.