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Accounts Payable & Compliance Manager



Accounting & Finance, Legal
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Who We Are: Founded in 2015, Mursion is an online simulation studio that allows teams to practice conversations in order to perfect communications and improve effectiveness. Musion’s proprietary technology combines the non-judgmental aspects of an avatar with authentic human mannerisms and responses. Our simulations are used globally by professionals across industries to practice complex interpersonal skills in an environment that is both safe and authentic. Mursion promotes a unique culture where individuals are able to be adventurous in the pursuit of improving human interactions. Ideal candidates at Mursion are team-players, comfortable working across remote teams and distributed environments, and invested in the idea that, through practice, teams can learn to be more effective and empathic communicators.

Who We Want: We seek talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission to leverage technology to improve communication and effectiveness in the workplace, and who are motivated to help Mursion lead a new solution category for improving business communication through simulation-based practice. We value empathy, curiosity, and constant improvement both in our internal operations and when working with partners and clients. Our employees are most successful when they employ strong collaboration skills, skilled communications, a problem-solving orientation, and demonstrate comfort in an evolving and fast-paced startup environment.

The Accounts Payable & Compliance Manager is responsible for the overall management of the accounts payable department, including the processing of invoices, payments, and expense reports. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of GAAP accounting principles and procedures, as well as experience with AP software. They will also be able to manage independently to ensure that all tasks are completed accurately and on time. This role will report to the Corporate Controller.

The compensation package includes a $75,000-$115,000 base salary, bonus eligibility, and benefits based on applied experience, geographic location, and other factors identified by the hiring committee.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain tax compliance related liabilities, including various State filings, remittances, portals, and liaise with outside tax experts
  • Oversee the month-end closing process for expenses and cost of revenue, ensuring that all expected/invoices are either processed or accrued into the correct fiscal period of benefit in accordance with GAAP.
  • Manage and process vendors and payments, including the creation of vendor files, invoice matching, and payment processing, while maintaining sync between financial systems, subledgers and the GL ledger in accordance with GAAP.
  • Manage and maintain prepaid expenses and reporting, ensuring that all expenses are properly tracked, reconciled, and amortized into the correct period of benefit in accordance with GAAP.
  • Manage and maintain Amex corporate credit card payments and reporting, ensuring that all charges are authorized and properly documented.
  • Manage expense reports and reimbursements, ensuring that all reports are submitted on time and that all expenses are reimbursed in accordance with company policy.
  • Design and implement a new PO system along with a new NetSuite ERP implementation, ensuring that the system meets the needs of the department and the company, having adequate internal controls in accordance with GAAP and in-line with public company standards.
  • Assist with quarterly Expense budget vs. Actual review meetings with Mursion leaders who are budget owners, and identify action areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Accounting or a related field.
  • 2-5 years payroll Compliance experience (not processing payroll itself), including processing payroll journal entries, liaising with payroll provider, ensure withholdings and remittances are timely and accurate, assisting with worker's compensation insurance and other related payroll responsibilities
  • 2-5 years sales & use tax/excise tax Compliance experience including registering in States, managing filings triggered by thresholds, managing payments/remittances and reconciling liabilities, managing web portals for States, ensuring overall accuracy of Sales related Compliance within the US
  • 5+ years of experience in accounts payable management, ideally within a public company.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Experience with AP software, ideally having AP and PO NetSuite experience.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

If you are a highly motivated and experienced Accounts Payable & Compliance Manager with a proven track record of success, we encourage you to apply for this position. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, as well as the opportunity to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment.

We understand that not everyone will demonstrate proficiency in all of the areas listed under the responsibilities and qualifications. At Mursion, we strive to raise the bar! We encourage women and historically marginalized communities to apply if you feel your skills and life experiences are transferable to some of the qualifications in the job description.

Our Values

We cultivate empathy

Empathy is at the core of all we do. We make time to communicate and listen before we take action. We make decisions based on reasoned analysis and authentic care for the aspirations of our partners and colleagues.

We lead with curiosity to create lightbulb moments

Our team is strengthened by having the courage to thoughtfully ask difficult questions. We are results-oriented innovators who create dynamic solutions to complex problems by encouraging transparency, creativity, and iteration. We are energized by thought-provoking conversations and the diverse perspectives of our partners and peers.

We strive to raise the bar

We see ourselves as trailblazers in simulation. Our learning theory is grounded in research and we demand empirical evidence before concluding our efforts have been successful. We always look for ways to improve. We recognize we live in an imperfect world and we embrace our responsibility to promote shared understanding and elevate humankind.

We have the courage to be human

We are a fun-loving, driven team of developers, artists, entrepreneurs, operational masterminds, and technologists dedicated to the proposition that learning experiences can be powerful and playful. We recognize that we are more than a business; we are a community of unique individuals with a collective focus to improve human interactions through practice. It is through our humanity that we create better products and learning experiences for our partners.

Compensation and perks: Salary commensurate with experience. For full-time employees, Mursion offers competitive benefits, which include full medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401k program, paid holidays, and unlimited PTO.

Collaborate with a unique blend of employees ranging from 3D artists, software developers, operations, sales, and finance teams to actors who deliver interactive, highly immersive simulations.

Be at the forefront of reinventing learning for the future workforce.

How to Apply: Qualified candidates should submit a resume. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, so interested parties are encouraged to submit as soon as possible.

Mursion is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from People of Color, Women, Persons with Disabilities, and the LGBTQIA+ community.

We are not accepting agency submissions at this time. Please don't send unsolicited candidate resumes to Mursion employees. They will not be accepted.