• Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID 2018-1085
    # of Openings
  • Overview


    We're Califia Farms (Califia, pronounced like California), the plant-powered food and beverage company of the future. Our mission is to innovate delicious plant-powered foods for mindful nourishment. We're led by beverage visionary Greg Steltenpohl, crafting, concocting and cold-brewing beautifully bottled goodness from the San Joaquin Valley. Our name comes from the Spanish legend of warrior Queen Califia, the goddess of bounty and abundance who ruled over the mythical island of California. We make our daily decisions using these five core values: Do, Learn Improve; Act Like an Owner; Challenge the Status Quo; The Bottle is Half Full; and Using our Sixth Sense (being conscious of our impact on others and the planet).

    In a snapshot:

    • Founded in 2010
    • 250+ full time staff and contracted employee
    • Headquarters in Downtown L.A. Arts District and Manufacturing in Bakersfield, CA
    • We believe in Shared Leadership where team members are heard and leadership is broadly distributed
    • We are committed to our people and to our communities' sustainability


    • Review invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to processing
    • Enter and upload invoices into accounting software
    • Process invoices and check requests in an accurate and timely manner
    • Maintain invoice copies, purchase orders and approvals
    • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
    • Communicate with vendors regarding payment status, invoice requests, and inquiries as needed
    • Provide supporting documentation for audits
    • Assist with month-end closing
    • Complete other accounts payable tasks and special projects as assigned


    • 3-5 years of accounts payable experience
    • Advanced knowledge of accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures
    • Knowledge of general accounting procedures
    • Large ERP AP system experience highly preferred
    • Proficient in data entry and medium to high volume processing
    • Experience with paperless processing
    • Able to maintain confidentiality
    • Follows-up on pending issues in a timely manner
    • Strong attention to detail, organizational, and time management skills; ability to handle multiple priorities within deadlines is required
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization both internally and externally
    • High proficiency with Microsoft Office
    • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
    • Reliable team player with strong work ethic


    Califia Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Califia Farms is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.


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