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Job Number: 2159999

Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist
Location: Petaluma
Compensation: $24-26/h

Job Summary:
Award-winning and fast-growing manufacturing company is looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join their growing team. You will co-own the Accounts Payable function and ensure that all Invoices, Credit Card charges, etc. are recorded accurately and completely on a daily basis. Being detail oriented is a must, and having experience in a manufacturing company is a plus!


  • Co-manages a busy accounts payable email inbox and tracks status of open payables, from receipt, approval and entry to payment.
  • Coordinates and verifies three-way matching of purchase orders, receipts, and vendor bills.
  • Reviews all bills for appropriate documentation and approval prior to entering in accounting software system.
  • Obtains and reconciles vendor statements with bills to ensure bills are received and entered timely and expenses are accrued for accurately and timely processing.
  • Processes check requests, expense reports, credit cards and tax payments, ensuring all appropriate approvals have been received.
  • Co-manages the weekly A/P payment run. Facilitates payment of vendors and obtains signatures and distributes signed checks as required.
  • Assists with month-end accrual accounting of expenses.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting preferred, or related field.
  • 2+ years in Accounts Payable field. Familiarity with Manufacturing and three-way match highly desired.
  • Excellent communicator and provider of customer service.
  • Must be able to learn other accounting software systems. Familiarity with NetSuite a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with heavy experience in Excel preferred.
  • Extreme attention to detail and excellent organizational skills are a must

About Nelson:

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