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Accounts Payable Specialist

Business Operations | Mountain View, CA | Full Time and Contract

Job Description

About Us:

MVU, Inc. ( is an online social game where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. IMVU has reached 50 million registered users, 10+ million unique visitors per month and a $50+ million annualized revenue run rate. IMVU has the world's largest virtual goods catalog of more than six million items, almost all of which are created by its own members.  IMVU is available in multiple languages on both Windows PC and Mac platforms, and for mobile users via its IMVU 2Go iPhone application, available in the Apple App Store.

IMVU has been recognized frequently, including Best Place to Work for the past 2 years, Inc. 500/5000, 8th fastest growing private tech company in Silicon Valley over the past 3 years, and 87th fastest growing tech company in North America over the past 4 years.  The company’s CEO, Cary Rosenzweig, was recognized as The Most Admired CEO among emerging growth companies in 2010 by the San Francisco Business Times.

Founded in 2004, IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital and is located in Mountain View, CA.  IMVU has been profitable since 2009.

The Role:

The key candidate will help the finance and accounting team with daily operations such as recording journal entries, reconciling bank statements and other financial accounts, and performing analysis to maintain estimates and accruals. This candidate will also be experienced with preparing for an external audit, including creating supporting schedules for the auditors and tracking down financial information as required.


So, what will you do?

Create and maintain schedules and analysis of expenses on a monthly basis to be shared with department heads. The candidate will have to have a strong background of best practices in the procure-to-pay process.

Perform billing for all incoming invoices, including verifying transactions, preparing invoices for data entry, and following up with vendors for discrepancies on purchase orders, accruals, and invoices.  

Perform bank reconciliation of bank accounts used on the procure-to-pay process.


BA/BS degree preferred with a strong academic record; CPA in California preferred

Public accounting background preferred (minimum of 2 years)

Must be proficient in documenting transactions using public accounting audit standards

Understanding of financial statement preparation, and GAAP accounting

Ability to maintain a detailed, organized filing system for invoices, statements, and contracts

Strong computer skills, particularly in Excel

Familiarity with Netsuite accounting system preferred

Ability to multi-task among different projects and deadlines; a motivated self-starter who can run with their own projects and work as a team

Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work with different personalities and departments.

Bonus Points:

Experience with gaming, virtual currency, or mobile applications is a plus.

How to apply:

  • Please join IMVU & play around before you apply. We’d like you to understand our products and work environment.
  • Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.