Accounts Payable Specialist

Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Dhaka, BD, 1213 BD

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is known for content, commerce, and optimization with our Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Millions of experiences are served with our platform every single day, helping organizations grow exponentially online. We have the honor of serving some incredible customers – which makes what we do extremely rewarding. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, and Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow.


Not only are we financially sound and growing, but we have unicorn status: we exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and have all strategic options ahead of us. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, Bangladesh, UAE, Singapore, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business cultures, emphasizing teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!


As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you have to provide financial, administrative, and clerical support to the organization by accurately tracking what's owed to suppliers, and ensuring timely payments are properly approved and processed in accordance with the policy. Help with month-end accruals and reconciliations. Timely processing of employees' expense reports and payments in compliance with T&E Policy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Timely processing of supplier invoices validating quantiles, prices, discounts, and sales tax and ensuring proper GL account Coding in NetSuite and matching against PO.
  • Maintaining current and accurate vendor records such as master vendor information and terms, onboarding new suppliers, and collecting proper tax documents.
  • Perform weekly cash disbursements, including the preparation of ACH, wires, and payment batch uploads.
  • Work with procurement regarding inquiries and issues related to purchase orders and work with stakeholders in submitting PO requests and invoice approvals.
  • Research and process vendor credit memos Assist with preparation, recording, and maintenance of month-end accruals.
  • Timely processing of employees expense reports making sure it's in compliance with Optimizely's T&E policy and maintaining employee records in Concur.
  • Assist with audit requests from external auditors related to Accounts Payable. Send editor rights and legal demand letters outlined in the cash collection process.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in an organized, detailed manner.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel Experience in NetSuite is a plus.
  • Experience in Concur, Zendesk or relevant accounting software preferrable.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Positive and proactive attitude.
  • Adaptive learner and ability to stay on track and focused.
  • Ability to meet strict accounting deadlines and work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be a team player.
  • PC skills with a strong emphasis on the Microsoft Office suite, with a high level of accuracy, efficiency, and accountability. 
  • Strong understanding of General Ledger Experience with Procure to pay cycle.

Working Hours

  • Monday - Friday
  • 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm


*Hybrid Working


BBA (Finance/Accounting)/ACCA or equivalent level of 3+ years of work experience in Accounts Payable.

Our culture is the most important thing we offer. We continuously aim to provide a high-growth space where you can do your best work and, in the process, unlock your boundless potential. We work hard to provide meaningful rewards and development opportunities for our employees, recognizing performance and creating a supportive working environment. You'll also get: 


  • Best-in-class compensation plans  
  • Two annual festival bonuses  
  • Reward and recognition programs   
  • Paid Maternity (16 weeks) & Paternity Leave (12 weeks) 
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours in a hybrid environment 
  • Medical & life insurance for employees and dependents 
  • Volunteering and opportunities to give back   
  • Monthly and quarterly regional and global team-building events 
  • Chance to work with our incredible global team all over the world 
  • Communal transport facilities inside Dhaka and free catered lunch when we return to office 
  • An agile performance review process that encourages ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports   
  • Enablement program and soft skill training to support internal career growth and development    
  • A free “Hacking day” per month for self-studying and researching any IT-related subjects 
  • An annual performance-based increment 


At Optimizely, our standardized language is English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication is done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.


Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.