accounts payable specialist

Corporate "Base Camp" Base Camp - Studio City, CA


Description

Mendocino Farms Sandwich Market, Inc,
Accounts Payable Specialist
Studio City, CA

Summary:

Reporting to the Accounting Manager, the Accounts Payable Specialist will support the company's accounts payable, general accounting support and ad hoc requests. This role will work cross-functionally to analyze and reconcile all Accounts Payable activity including communications with vendors.  The Accounts Payable Specialist will play an important role in supporting the company's growth by ensuring accurate and timely payables processing.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide timely and accurate payables payment processing by verifying and coding invoices and expense reports in Concur and submitting to our third-party accounts payable processor
  • Administer the Concur portal, including maintaining vendor and user profiles
  • Develop and maintain reports and files on the accounts payable processing
  • Communicate with vendors and team members regarding billing inquiries and issues
  • Prepare monthly accruals to properly reflect known payables
  • Communicate with restaurants regarding open invoice items to ensure timely and accurate resolution
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements on a monthly basis
  • Provide timely ACH backup documentation to our third-party accounts payable processor
  • Prepare general ledger entries as necessary
  • Analyze reports via the company’s accounting system
  • Produce error-free accounting and performance reporting
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes
  • Document and follow business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, etc
  • Participate in other ad hoc projects and requests as needed

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting or accounts payable
  • Knowledge of accounting rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Proven, solid Excel skills and exposure to automated accounting systems
  • Ability to solve problems by gathering information, making recommendations, and ensuring effective execution
  • Detail oriented, with a desire to understand every aspect of the business and independently identify and pursue improvement opportunities
  • Ability to interact with senior executives and management, as well as business staff at all levels
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and effectively meet critical deadlines; natural curiosity for problem solving
  • Experience with SAP Concur is preferred
  • Experience in restaurant and/or multi-unit company is a plus




Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Meal privileges
  • Health benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Paid Vacation

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Sitting / standing 6-8 hours.
  • Hand use: single grasping, fine manipulation, pushing and pulling
  • Work requires the following motions: bending, twisting, squatting and reaching

There is no “I” in Mendo

Mendocino Farms is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Mendocino Farms will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

* Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

There is no “I” in Mendo

Mendocino Farms is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. Mendocino Farms will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.