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Sr. AP Specialist

| Seattle

At Blue Nile, we believe that love deserves better.  We are passionately driven to reimagine the fine jewelry experiences and disrupt the jewelry industry.  From engagements to anniversaries, from welcoming a new child to the family to celebrating a promotion, from holidays to birthdays, at Blue Nile we celebrate all stories of love. 

We bring a modern approach to life’s most important traditions because our customers deserve better.  They deserve an exceptional experience.  One that leaves them feeling happy and confident that they’ve found the perfect piece for their love.

We live by our values – As One Team we work together to win.  We are Customer Obsessed, passionately and transparently helping our customers to find their perfect piece.  We act with Speed and Quality with attention to every detail and are Driven to Disrupt; our curiosity, creativity and willingness to test and learn drives our business.

Blue Nile is looking for a passionate and talented Senior Accounts Payable Specialist who will direct the efforts of the accounts payable team by coordinating, training, and providing back up for all functions within the accounts payable department in addition to performing routine tasks as needed.



  • Data entry related to imports and allocation of duty, taxes and other import costs in AP records
  • Reviews invoices and vendor payments, ensuring timely and accurate payments to all vendors
  • Performs in-depth issue resolution for unpaid and problematic invoices
  • Provide excellent service and communication to internal customers and external vendors, ensuring issues are addressed in a timely manner
  • Recommend and implement system modifications to increase efficiencies or reduce costs
  • Perform month-end close procedures including journal entries and reconciliation of Accounts Payable and related trade payable accounts
  • Ensures seamless integration of enhancements to Accounts Payable with current systems and processes, in partnership with the Technology team and vendors.
  • Assists the Accounts Payable Lead with staff and vendor education regarding Accounts Payable systems and processes
  • Ensures that information within the relied-upon reports are complete, current and accurate
  • Ensures the design and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting related to the Accounts Payable function
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis, as deemed necessary



  • Experience with Oracle Financial Systems or similar ERP system required, Concur Invoice and Concur Expense
  • 3+ years of accounts payable experience required
  • Ability to perform daily coding and processing of high volume accounts payable data within established time frame and a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to research and resolve complex payables issues
  • Excellent professional and effective written and verbal communication skills throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Proven ability to provide excellent customer service to internal customers and external vendors
  • Strong organizational skills and detail- oriented
  • Advanced Excel skills is a must
  • Ability to lead and direct others in a fast paced, team oriented environment
  • Ability to work independently and balance multiple projects and process simultaneously
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and professionalism
  • Desire to motivate the team to meet business objectives and individual career goals


What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Healthcare Coverage
  • 401(k) with Company Match
  • Paid Vacation
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Transportation Allowance
  • Employee Discount
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Fitness Center Discount
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • OracleDatabases
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM


We are located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square district. We are close to transportation, restaurants, coffee shops and parks.

What are Blue Nile Perks + Benefits

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Set aside up to $2,650/year pre-tax to pay for eligible health expenses- including many over-the-counter products.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Blue Nile pays 100% of the employee premium and a portion of the dependent premium for full time employees on our Health Plans.
Life Insurance
Employer paid life/AD&D insurance with a $50,000 benefit for each. Supplemental life/AD&D available for employees, spouses, and children
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
All full-time regular employees receive $100.00 per month to aid with transportation costs. Pre-tax savings are available on bus and ferry passes as well as parking expenses.
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month by our Brewnile Club!
Professional Development Benefits
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Benefits are effective the first of the month following your date of hire.

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