Open Position:
Closed Position:
AP Accountant

Help build vibrant communities through intelligent infrastructure

This position closed on
4/1/2024

General Info

Location:
Dallas, TX
Type:
Full Time
Experience:
Junior
Department:
Capital Markets
Reports to:
Senior Controller

Compensation

Salary Range:
$60k-$75k
*
Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, Paid Family Leave, and 401k.
*In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act the salary for this role is listed. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.
*Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills, certifications, and geographic location.

About Underline

Underline starts with our people.

At Underline, we've rapidly built a culture around ownership, trust, community, and innovation. Underline is dedicated to cultivating a growth environment where people feel valued, work with a purpose of mission, are personally rewarded, and are professionally challenged.

Are you ready to join this team and transform American communities?

Underline was founded in 2019 with a singular mission: to ensure the vibrancy of our nation through building intelligent community infrastructure in a socially equitable manner. We work with American communities to design, finance, and construct open access fiber-optic networks. These networks are critical to secure internet access that’s fast, affordable, and fair. As open access networks, this infrastructure is also the essential foundation for distributed healthcare services, new wireless solutions, and resilient infrastructure including modernized water systems and responsible energy creation. Our first two projects are in Colorado Springs and Fountain, Colorado.

About this Position

We are looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Accountant to perform and manage all accounts payable activities including processing invoices and the accompanying general ledger accounting responsibilities, maintaining vendor/customer relationships, and collaborating with other teams within the Company. In this role, you will be expected to maintain accurate financial records and reconcile accounts payable transactions in conformance with Company policies, practices, and procedures.

Does this sound like you?

  • You enjoy working as part of a collaborative team
  • You are detail-oriented, organized  and able to juggle and execute on multiple tasks and projects in sometimes a nebulous and fluid work environment 
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit—you have no problem getting your hands dirty and have an intense ability to learn quickly and from others
  • You are a true believer in the social, economic, and environmental benefits of bringing intelligent infrastructure to communities across the country

What you'd be doing:

  • Review, verify, code, and upload invoices into the Company’s systems
  • Properly and accurately code invoices to maintain general ledger expense accounts and inventory records
  • Responsible for analyzing invoices and employee expense reports for accuracy and eligibility for payment
  • Ensure timely payments to vendors and suppliers
  • Responsible for vendor set-up, credit applications, W9s, and accessing payment portals
  • Follow up on emails pending payment and responses
  • Process and oversee payment transactions such as ACH wires and Company corporate expense cards
  • Monitor bank accounts and keep track of the Company’s expenditures
  • Prepare weekly payment schedules and cash flow requirements
  • Ensure accurate and timely month-end and year-end close processes for accounts payable
  • Reconciliation vendor agings and bank statements
  • Coordinate audit requests
  • Manage transition to a new corporate spend and expense management credit card
  • Assist with tax-related processes, like the 1099 tax information
  • Ensure compliance with both Company and vendor requirements
  • Help implement controls and procedures for accurate payables management
  • Responsible for certain accounts receivable duties as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned when needed

Experience we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration
  • Five (5) or more years of progressive accounts payable or accounting experience
  • Must have substantial AP systems experience
  • Working knowledge of GAAP standards
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with other departments, to promote best practices, and to develop solutions to business challenges

Bonus points:

  • Experience with Netsuite is highly preferred
  • Experience in telecom, or telecom construction or similar industries is highly preferred

Hiring Manager

Tiffany Kretler
Senior Controller

Unsure about applying?

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But here’s the thing: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Underline is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

Position Application

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We maintain exceptionally high standards for talent and recognize that there are many paths to developing expertise. We don't discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors. If you have the skills we need and the ambition to grow fast with us, that's all that matters.