AP Accountant



Accounting & Finance
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Astranis is on a mission to bridge the digital divide by connecting the four billion people worldwide who currently lack internet access. We're doing this by building the next generation of smaller, more cost-effective spacecraft to bring the world online.

As a team, we’ve launched two satellites into orbit, signed ten commercial deals worth over $1 billion in revenue, raised over $500 million from top global investors, and recruited a team of over 300 world-class engineers. We all work out of our (legendary) San Francisco office, which was once used to build ships during the World Wars.

Our satellites, which operate from geostationary orbit (GEO), weigh only 400 kg and utilize a proprietary software-defined radio payload. Each satellite can connect over two million people, and we’re very excited for the impact we’ll soon have in the Philippines, Peru, Mexico, and more!

Backed by substantial funding and a passionate, collaborative team, we offer a rewarding work environment where you'll learn and make a significant impact, no matter where you are in your career.

Apply and join us on our journey towards global connectivity!

AP Accountant

As a Financial Operations Specialist - AP at Astranis, you will be responsible for the Procure to Pay (P2P) process. Our ideal candidate is a well-rounded finance professional who is detail-oriented, experienced in making process improvements, and independent. This person understands the P2P process inside and out and is driven to lay the foundation for scale.

This is an opportunity to work on a lean Finance team and to make an immediate impact in a fast-scaling Space startup.


  • Own the P2P process, including Purchase Order management, invoice coding, and processing invoices.
  • Own and manage the monthly close process for accounts payable and related accounts by ensuring the accuracy of vendor expense accruals, including AP aging, and goods received not invoiced account/aging.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and review of vendor information, including banking, ACH, Form W-9's, as preparing for year-end 1099 forms filing.
  • Manage the corporate credit card and employee expense reports processes by ensuring adherence to the company’s T&E policy and providing support and direction in resolving any issues.
  • Assist in developing and reporting key performance indicators for Accounts Payable and identifying areas for continuous improvement.
  • Monitor internal controls within the P2P cycle, including collaboration with other departments when necessary. Ensure compliance of internal controls in accordance with SOX.


  • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree in relevant discipline
  • 2-7 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Ability to build long-term scalable processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team and influence/drive change cross-functionally
  • Above all, you must be a good person


  • Manufacturing, Start-up, Netsuite experience
  • U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required
What we offer:
All our positions offer a compensation package that includes equity and robust benefits.
Base pay is a single component of Astranis's total rewards package, which may also include equity in the form of incentive stock options, high quality company-subsidized healthcare, disability and life insurance benefits, flexible PTO, 401(K) retirement, and free on-site catered meals.
Astranis pay ranges are informed and defined through professional-grade salary surveys and compensation data sources. The actual base salary offered to a successful candidate will additionally be influenced by a variety of factors including experience, credentials & certifications, educational attainment, skill level requirements, and the level and scope of the position.
Base Salary
$65,000$80,000 USD
U.S. Citizenship, Lawful Permanent Residency, or Refugee/Asylee Status Required
(To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the United States, or other protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3))
Our mission and our products are meant to connect the world and everyone in it, regardless of gender, race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.