Accounts Payable Manager

Finance Seattle, Washington


Trupanion is a leading provider of medical insurance for cats and dogs in North America. Our mission is to help the pets we all love receive the veterinary care they need. At Trupanion, we offer a collaborative, casual, and pet-friendly environment where everyone is encouraged to be themselves.

Position Summary:

Trupanion is looking for an experienced, collaborative, and creative AP Manager to join the Financial Operations Team! As a critical member of a rapidly diversifying public company, this individual will support the full AP cycle and billing processes from supervising the daily operations, enhancing the business process by driving improvements and efficiencies, and developing a growing team. This is a hands-on position that requires the right candidate who is willing to dig into the details and still capable of maintaining a 20k-foot view to support their team from processing invoices to implementing new tools. Other requirements include effective communication skills, the ability navigate gray-areas, and process enhancement/building.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Develop, train, and mentor a team of three.
  • Oversee accounting operational functions including, but not limited to: AP, stoppays, manual premium, and goodwill refunds, positive pay, etc.
  • Ensure prompt vendor payments, payment applications, and remittances.
  • Develop our cash forecasting procedures to provide increased visibility into corporate expenditures and cash collections.
  • Work with the corporate accounting team to ensure accurate monthly member account reconciliations and accruals.
  • Oversee our 1099 and Unclaimed Property filings and processes.
  • Collaborate to buildout and enhance our partner payment and commission payment processes.
  • Ensure all AP and operational processes adhere to US GAAP and are SOX compliant.
  • Prepare supporting documents for reporting, quarterly reviews, and/or year-end audits, as needed.
  • Collaborate and communicate cross-functionally with leaders across the business to ensure strong support of daily and strategic operations.
  • Other ad hoc related tasks and projects as needed to support our 5-year strategic plan and vital growth initiatives.

Qualifications (Please include a cover letter with your application!)

Education & Certifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business, preferred, but not required
  • CPA preferred, but not required

Experience & Skills:

  • 5-7 years of AP/AR experience, including 3+ years in leadership roles, desired
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, required
  • Ability to creatively problem-solve and drive process improvements, required
  • Exposure to a fast-paced and dynamic environment, desired
  • Experience with MS Dynamics Great Plains or a Tier 1 ERP system, desired
  • Experience utilizing Concur, Worldpay, and/or Zuora, desired

Benefits and Perks:

  • Bonus opportunities
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits at no cost to the employee
  • Four weeks paid time off
  • Five-week sabbatical after five years of employment
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Open, casual, pet-friendly, and fun office environment
  • Free dog walking services for office pets during business hours
  • Free medical health insurance for your pet (1 dog or cat)
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Free on-site gym

About Trupanion:

We’re all about helping pets. We promote a cohesive and nimble team environment, and we hire, develop and promote team members. We trust each other. We are transparent and honest. We care about one another and want to see our team members succeed, personally and professionally. We strive to promote from within and reduce bureaucracy to allow creative thinking. We’re focused on providing continuous training and support to all team members to encourage long-term happiness and success.

Take a look inside our office and see for yourself:

Trupanion Team DNA:

At Trupanion, we achieve great things together when we are:

  • Caring: We are kind to each other and assume positive intent.
  • Collaborative: We work together to achieve company goals (we not me).
  • Courageous: We are determined, take risks, and make bold moves.
  • Curious: We seek new information to continually better ourselves and our work.
  • Honest: We believe candid communication leads to successful teamwork.
  • Inclusive: We welcome and value all people and perspectives.
  • Nimble: We readily adapt and evolve in pursuit of progress and innovation.

For more information about Trupanion, visit

Trupanion is an equal opportunity employer and embraces diversity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, abilities, perspectives, and skills.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.