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Accounts Payable Analyst

Job ID: 12167
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Westlake Village, CA
Date Posted: May 24, 2023

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Job Description



The AP Analyst will be responsible for researching and resolving invoicing, vendor remittance questions, and general accounts payable issues. They will provide analytical, internal, and customer-facing support for Accounts Payable functions. This person is responsible for daily administrative, data entry & correction related to AP invoices and cheque requests. They will support training for AP limited access teams, including HR and Tax. Additional functions include system reporting and providing cross-team backup to the Procurement & Accounts Payable teams.


  • Process large volumes of time-critical invoices for payment
  • Monitor open receipts and unmatched invoice reports daily to verify proper transaction processing
  • Research and resolve any invoice issues and unpaid invoices
  • Support training documentation for AP functions
  • Support and execute initiatives to drive process automation and optimization, improved cash flow and cash management practices
  • Work closely with procurement team to support the P2P function, understanding workflow and interrelationship between the procurement and AP modules
  • Expedite/escalate invoice reconciliation issues
  • Maintain standard operating procedures and policies, maintain internal controls, mitigate operational risks, and ensure compliance with SOX regulations
  • Reconcile vendor statements and address vendor remittance questions
  • Professional communication/interaction with diverse stakeholders
  • Invoice processing and other A/P-related tasks
  • Other assignments and additional duties as assigned

EDUCATION & REQUIREMENTS: This position is Full-time, in-office

  • Experience reconciling A/P vendor statements
  • Experience resolving invoice problems
  • Experience with processing Corporate Cards and Expense Reports
  • Bachelors required or related field preferred or 4 years of relevant work experience
  • 1 year of relevant work experience
  • Novice understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Deep understanding of financial controls, segregation of duties, and SOX compliance
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles
  • Intermediate knowledge and familiarity with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

Why Guitar Center? Here’s just some of the rewards:

For our employees who are musicians we offer the unique opportunity of gig leave—take time off to share your music with the world and return to your job after your tour! Guitar Center offers robust benefits and perks, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plus company match, mental health support, paid sick/holiday/vacation time, employee discount program, and tuition reimbursement options.

Pay Rate: $60,000- $75,000/yr depending on background and experience. 

The job posting is not necessarily reflective of actual compensation that may be earned, nor a promise of any specific pay for any specific employee, which is always dependent on actual experience, education, and other factors. The pay range(s) listed are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations.

About Guitar Center 

Guitar Center embodies the world of creativity and music by encouraging our teammates to find their own individual sound. We strive to craft lifelong musicians and make a difference in the world by enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable happiness that comes from playing an instrument. We believe in putting our customers first, engaging with respect and integrity and fulfilling our mission with passion. 

Why join us? 

With a career at Guitar Center, you become part of the world’s largest multichannel musical instrument retailer. Whether at our Stores, Contact Centers, Distribution Centers, or Support Center, Guitar Center employees have a common goal: to help people find their sound and fill the world with more music. 

Love this gig and want to apply? 

Send your resume and cover letter today along with salary expectations! 

Guitar Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides fair and equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected status prohibited under Federal, State, or local laws. All employment decisions are based on valid job‐related requirements. 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our website, you may request a reasonable accommodation to express interest in a specific opening. You can request reasonable accommodation by calling 1‐818-735-8800 ext. 2862 or by sending an email to [email protected]

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