Mar 8, 2017

Job title

Accounts Payable Specialist (m/f)


Turtle Entertainment America

Employer description

What we are searching for:

You want to make a difference.
You are enthusiastic, autonomous and eager to operate complex tasks.
You are willing, to be part of the team and help us achieve our goals.


USA / Burbank

Job description

Reporting directly to the VP of Finance, the Accounts Payable Specialist works independently and collaboratively to perform the following essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Set up new vendors in accounting system, ensuring all appropriate tax paperwork has been completed and signed (i.e., W9, W8BEN, or W8BENE)
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation, details and approval prior to entry into accounting system
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail
  • Audit and input credit card activity
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Create and learn role-related processes, procedures, and best practices
  • Keep abreast of changes in area(s) of expertise and responsibility via participation in ongoing professional development and training as determined in collaboration with primary supervisor and Human Resources team
  • Perform other duties, functions, responsibilities, projects and provide assistance as necessary

Job requirements

Must haves:

  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • High School diploma required-college courses in accounting preferred
  • Must be well organized, a self starter, and have a strong work ethic
  • Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, and reliable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to type 60-65 wpm
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis, and multi-tasking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timelines
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations fluently
  • Experience working in esports entertainment, broadcasting or other entertainment industry is preferred
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States


Nice to have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks resulting in consistent productivity
  • Ability to meet accuracy and productivity goals
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Operate computers and other technology devices and equipment proficiently with associated software and apps in accordance with company policy and role responsibilities
  • Work independently and collaborate well within teams with a high standard of integrity and ethics in support of ESL’s strategic interests, policies, and goals
  • Perform work with patience, discretion, good judgement, courtesy and tact while working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds and cultures, including colleagues, clients, vendors, partners, contractors and other possible stakeholders
  • Demonstrate effective, accurate and clear communication with excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, social media, reading, phone and customer service skills in accordance with role
  • Respond to others in a timely and couteous manner

Job benefits

What is it like working at Turtle Entertainment?

At Turtle Entertainment, you are surrounded by some of the brightest minds in gaming. Our hierarchies are flat and your ideas and opinions are constantly in demand. Each day will be met with complex and challenging tasks we are going to solve together. Quick decision making allows us to create products which shape and define the nature of the esports market. We value team chemistry and team work above anything else, creating a friendly and fast paced work environment.

Apply information


You feel ready for the challenge to work at Turtle Entertainment? Please send us your application with your earliest starting date (including: CV, if available, some previous work samples and credentials) in PDF format to


Turtle Entertainment GmbH

Human Resources

Siegburger Str. 189

50679 Köln

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Meike Scheiderich
Head of HR, ESL
+49 221 880 449 - 125

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