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Accounts Payable Specialist I



Accounting & Finance
Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, September 15, 2023

Vast was founded to expand humanity's frontier into the solar system and beyond. We believe that the next step on that journey is enabling manufacturing and habitation in LEO. We are building artificial gravity space stations to make this a reality. If you want to join a team that builds amazing things with the most talented people on Earth, please reach out.

The Accounts Payable Specialist I is a crucial member of our growing Finance and Accounting team and plays a vital role in processing financial transactions for the company.


  • Process high-volume of vendor invoices
  • Match invoices to purchase orders and receipts and the resolution of any discrepancies
  • Ensure all invoices have proper backup, coding, and approvals before processing
  • Assist with vendor payments, travel and expense reimbursements, corporate credit card reconciliations, and international payments
  • Respond to external vendors and internal managers regarding all aspects of the accounts payable process
  • Manage vendor onboarding process including setting-up credit terms, up-to-date W9 forms and other necessary information
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research, and correct discrepancies
  • Contribute to automation and process improvement projects
  • Establish and maintain electronic repository for supporting documentation related to all invoices and reimbursements
  • Assist the Finance team with other ad-hoc projects as needed


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2+ years of accounts payable, finance, or accounting experience


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and Quickbooks or equivalent ERP/accounting system
  • Ability to thrive at an early-stage startup where you will have the opportunity to help create and optimize key systems and processes
  • Working knowledge of procurement and cost accounting
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, time management and work prioritization
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Ensures confidentiality and controls access to sensitive information
  • Strong sense of accountability and integrity with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Aerospace manufacturing experience
Base salary will vary depending on job-related knowledge, education, skills, experience, business needs, and market demand. Salary is just one component of our comprehensive compensation package. Full-time employees also receive company equity, as well as access to a full suite of compelling benefits and perks, including: 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and dependents, flexible paid time off for exempt staff and up to 15 days of vacation for non-exempt staff, paid parental leave, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, free catered meals and snacks and beverages, access to a 401(k) retirement plan, One Medical membership, ClassPass credits, personalized mental healthcare through Spring Health, and other discounts and perks.


The person hired will have access to information and items subject to U.S. export controls, and therefore, must either be a “U.S. person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.62 or otherwise eligible for deemed export licensing. This status includes U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, lawful permanent residents (green card holders), and asylees and refugees with such status granted, not pending.
Vast is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Vast is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.