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Global Accounts Payable Specialist

Department: Finance

Location: Santa Barbara

Req#: 5735

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for a variety of Accounts Payable duties such as matching and coding of invoices, approval verification, data entry, communication with vendors and internal company personnel.
About You

More than a candidate that checks every box, we’re looking for people who are excited to work, learn, and grow at Sonos—no matter their background or how they identify. If that’s you, we hope you’ll apply for this role.

You want to be part of a team.

You come with new ideas and a unique point of view. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals. You assume everyone’s best intentions, welcome a healthy debate, and embrace differing opinions. You eagerly seek and give help. Transparency tops your list of values, and you proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You’re ambitious and comfortable making mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You would rather create the future than wait for it. You prioritize long-term value over short-term objectives.

You love to listen.

You approach every interaction with curiosity and a desire to understand. You want to make a positive impact in the world. You’re passionate about culture and know the power that music, film, podcasts, games, and stories have to bring people together.

What You’ll Do
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment 
  • Prepare, process and file payments 
  • Execute payment process 
  • Accurate coding of all transactions 
  • Follow up open invoices and educate the business
  • Match invoices to respective purchase orders 
  • Audit and process out of Pocket and Credit card expense reports in Concur 
  • Understand European VAT and US Sales Tax and can apply those rules when processing transactions
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies 
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Assist in month end closing 
  • Completes tasks or projects as assigned by the Manager Global Accounts Payable 
  • Special projects and additional duties in support of the accounting function as assigned from time to time
Skills You’ll Need
Basic Qualifications
  • Ability to define and solve problems, collect pertinent data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and outside contacts in a professional, discrete, and concise manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Strong work ethic, organized and a self-starter
More About Sonos

Sonos is a sound experience company. We pioneered multiroom wireless audio, made it sound amazing, and changed the way people listen, making it effortless for them to enjoy what they want, where they want, how they want.

Today we continue empowering listeners by developing new technologies, thoughtfully designing products, expanding our software platform, and crafting brilliant sound experiences while participating in a culture that values respect, transparency, collaboration, and ownership.

Together we’re working to positively impact the world and inspire everyone to listen better—because listening brings people together, builds understanding, drives change, and makes us happier.

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Notice to U.S. Job Applicants: Sonos is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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