accounts payable coordinator

Corporate "Base Camp" Base Camp - El Segundo, CA


Description

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE COORDINATOR
$22 - $25 per hour, based on experience

MENDOCINO FARMS
Los Angeles, CA

Do you want to join an incredible brand with amazing food in the Restaurant industry? 
Work in a brand-new state of the art facility with an open office layout promoting collaboration? 
Become a part of a Team that will offer potential for unlimited career growth? 
Have the drive and ambition to work in a start-up environment and make an impact on the business? 
Hybrid work schedule? 
Competitive salary and benefits, including a generous Mendo Eats program allowing you and your friends and family to enjoy our food for free? 

Mendocino Farms is for you and the one to watch as we continue to expand into new markets!  Apply today for this amazing opportunity!


SUMMARY

The Accounts Payable Coordinator will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and will have the responsibility to work cross-functionally with all departments within the business to analyze and reconcile all Accounts Payables activities.  The role will also be a key partner with our third-party processer that handles a portion of our Accounts Payable activity.  The individual will be a key player within the organization and critical component in developing additional procedures and controls to support the rapid growth of the business. 

KEY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for receiving and reviewing incoming invoices, distribution to the correct department for approvals, and/or entering them into the Concur Portal in a timely and accurate manner
  • Responsible for the set up and maintenance of new and existing vendors
  • Develops and maintains excellent relationships with our vendors
  • Conducts research as needed on any missing invoices or billing discrepancies in relation to vendor statement reconciliations
  • Ability to identify, communicate and address all department, vendor, and store inquiries in an efficient and timely manner
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task assignments and projects to meet deadlines
  • Seeks opportunities to improve AP Department processes and ensure efficiency with payments and internal controls
  • Supports month-end and year-end close processes, including but not limited to preparing monthly accruals to properly reflect known payables and preparing general ledger entries as necessary
  • Communicates across all areas of the business including but not limited to Culinary, Food Safety and Quality Assurance, Operations, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, Legal and Restaurant Development. 
  • Performs other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required, assigned, and directed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, preferably in Accounting, Business Administration or related field.

Experience – 2+ years of experience in Accounts Payable, preferably in the restaurant industry  

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities -

  • Excellent prioritization, interpersonal, problem-solving, and collaboration skills. 
  • Knowledge of accounting rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
  • Detail-oriented with a desire to understand every aspect of the business and independently identify and pursue improvement opportunities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems by gathering information, making recommendations, and ensuring effective execution
  • Proven ability to interact with business team members at all levels
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and effectively meet critical deadlines; natural curiosity for problem solving
  • Working knowledge of desktop computers and MS Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Experience with SAP Concur is preferred
  • Experience in restaurant and/or multi-unit company is a plus
  • Demonstrates integrity and ethical behavior.

Physical Requirements - Must be able to speak and hear clearly on the telephone and in person. Must be able to operate a computer, i.e., desktop, laptop, tablet, etc.  Ability to travel as business needs require, 10% of the time or less.

Benefits include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance*
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • 401(k) with company match*
  • Free Meals
  • Ongoing career development
  • Dependent Care FSA*
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement
  • Tickets At Work Membership (Discounts on hotels, movies, resorts and more!)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life & Accident Insurance*
  • Short Term Disability*
  • Special Group Rates on Pet Insurance*
  • Parking & Transit Reimbursement*
  • A supportive team environment - we know our success is proportional to the happiness we bring our team and guests


* 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.

* 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.