We’re hiring an Accounts Payable Specialist in Columbus, OH

Root was founded on the belief that insurance is a broken industry, and we set out to change it. By getting to the “root” of the issue—the unfair, archaic, complicated insurance business model—and solving it entirely, we set out to transform the insurance world.

We believe our customers deserve insurance that is:
Fair. We lean on data, not demographic labels.
Affordable. We base rates on good driver performance.
Personal. We give our customers the power to affect their rates.
Easy. We create an intuitive experience.
Accessible. We make information clear.
Beyond. We are never, ever satisfied with the status quo.

We’re looking for a high-energy, action-oriented individual who will proactively bring their intellectual curiosity to our Accounts Payable processes, is comfortable making recommendations, and leverages technology to continuously enhance efficiency. Root has experienced significant growth in a short period of time. Our company has grown from 60 to over 450 people in roughly a year and has raised $178M in Venture Capital. Given this rate of scale, the most successful candidate will be able to step into our fast-paced environment in order to support our growing accounts payable needs.

Reports to: Accounting Manager


  • Scheduling and recording of all payments and expenditures, invoices, statements, etc.
  • Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Owns the process of reimbursements to employees by verifying expense reports and payment
  • Responsible for answering all vendor inquiries regarding finance
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
  • Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or prices, research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Accurate and effective documentation and records management relative to the accounts payable function


  • 5+ years experience in accounts payable
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards, and compliance requirements
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Easily builds collaborative working relationships
  • Approaches problems with an open mind
  • Curious in nature
  • Great attention to detail
  • Self-starter, with strong interpersonal, teamwork, and partnering skills

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Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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If you’d like to be a part of what we are building but don’t see an opening that suits you, email us at [email protected].