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Accounts Payable Supervisor

Company: LanzaTech
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Welcome to the Post Pollution Future with LanzaTechA post-pollution world is inevitable, and people will either be part of it, or the planet will go on without us. At LanzaTech, our technology platform is transforming waste carbon into everyday products, to meet the needs of this moment. Our science is state-of-the-art, but the idea is simple. We use nature to heal nature. We capture carbon emissions which are then fed into bioreactors where trillions of carbon-hungry microbes go to work. These tiny dynamos consume the waste gases and produce valuable raw material commodities. Pure enough to be resold, repurposed, and recycled again - from sustainable jet fuel to beverage bottles, to yoga pants.Founded in New Zealand, we are a global women-led company with an international footprint and a diverse employee population. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion are a key part of our mission and core values which we show through our hiring, our leadership, our efforts to educate internally and willingness to learn.Now a publicly traded company on NASDAQ, come join the team as we strive to make a Post Pollution Future!Exciting collaborations with LanzaTech (LT) CarbonSmartTM Products:2022 - H&M announced their collaboration with LT with a clothing line to be launched in 20232022 - Coty, Inc. - LT recycled carbon ethanol to be used in majority of fragrance portfolio by 20232022 - DrogerieMark (dm) in Germany, launched a range of packaging for their "Denk Mit" range of dish soap2022 - Danone announced a collaboration to make packaging for the Mizone water line in China2022 - Craghoppers, UK outdoor company, made a fleece from recycled carbon, to be launched in 20232021 - Collaborations with ZARA, lululemon & L'Or--al using recycled carbon in their apparel & packagingNotable acknowledgments:2022 - Winner of "Air" Category at the 23rd Annual Energy Globe Awards2022 - Fix Our Climate finalist for Earthshot Prize (only US company to be a finalist)2022 - Jennifer Holmgren, CEO: TiE Sustainability Entrepreneur of the Year2021 - Biofuels Digest Hottest Company in Renewable Fuels, Chemicals & BiomaterialsInterested in learning more? Visit us at and download/stream our latest CarbonSmartTM Podcast on Apple, Google, Spotify or wherever you receive your podcasts!This position is open to candidates authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer. LanzaTech is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.About the roleAs a member of the global Finance Team, this position reports to the Controller. You will be responsible for various activities and operations in the accounts payable function, including analyzing invoices and expense reports for accuracy and eligibility for payment, ensuring timely payments of vendor invoices and expense reimbursements along with various ad-hoc projects. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in a fast-growing, late-stage start-up company.Key dutiesCoordinate and supervise two employees within Accounts Payable interacting with internal customers and external vendors monitoring all controlsAddress escalated issues from internal customers and external vendors regarding accounts payable; and ensure accurate and compliant records in accordance with company policiesWork with the Finance team to continuously improve / develop processesAnalyze invoices and expense reports for accuracy and eligibility for paymentResponsible for leading as well as participating in process improvement efforts and root cause analysis for Accounts Payable.Provide Accounts Payable assistance to colleagues in all departments and vendors to ensure complianceHandle ad-hoc projects and tasks, as assignedProvide excellent customer service to our internal "customers" - (i.e. co-workers in other departments)Required QualificationsBachelor's degree in Accounting or related field3-4 years of related supervisory experienceExcellent supervisory and analytical skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsThorough understanding of accounts payable functionsExcellent organizational skills and attention to detailPreferred/ValuedNetSuite ERP systems experience preferredResourceful and well organized. High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activitiesApproachable, professional and able to work in a highly confidential environmentAbility to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiresAbility to deal with ambiguity and offers solutions to complex issues required. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutionsExperience working with multiple subsidiariesTeam player with a proactive approach to problem solvingUnderstanding of the need for flexibility in a rapidly changing business/startup environmentDemonstrable self-organization skills and time managementEffective communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with all internal and external stakeholdersA passion for LanzaTech and its missionPhysical RequirementsProlonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computerMust be able to lift up to 10 pounds at timesWork EnvironmentOffice cubical, homeFfYbTKp0RV

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