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Accounts Payable Specialist

St. Helena, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Accounting

Job Description

Accounts Payable Specialist - Wine Country

Our client owns several luxury wine estates in Napa Valley, CA and they are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist. The successful candidate in this role is responsible for all aspects of the accounts payable cycle and supporting related accounting and administration activities. This position requires assisting in the daily operations of the Finance department and upholding the integrity and confidentiality of its financial transactions.


  • The complete accounts payable weekly cycle, including but not limited to:
    • Receiving and organizing incoming vendor invoices from multiple channels
    • Distribution of vendor invoices to company managers for review and approval
    • Entry of approved and coded invoices into accounting software
    • Processing checks for vendor payments
  • Annual processing and distribution of 1099 forms
  • Administrative duties to include filing, office organization, and office supply orders
  • Ad hoc projects as directed by Controller


  • Performs all duties as assigned


Job Requirements


  • Minimum AA or equivalent a plus
  • Basic Accounting knowledge a plus
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in computers with emphasis in Microsoft Office, Excel
  • 10-Key by touch
  • Ability to discreetly handle highly confidential information and to maintain confidentiality of same
  • Excellent problem-solving, time-management and organizations skills; must be able to prioritize workload
  • Professional, efficient and detail-oriented
  • Must have initiative, enthusiasm and self-motivation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Work well with others
  • Ability to work in a fast paced growing environment
  • Willingness and ability to:
    • Lift and handle materials weighing up to 50 pounds
    • Sit at desk for extended periods
    • Grasp, stoop, squat, climb stairs, push or pull, carry, and reach over shoulder
    • Work overtime as needed

Meet Your Recruiter

Kurt Gundersen
Direct Hire Recruiter

Kurt has worked in the recruiting industry in San Francisco for more than a decade, placing candidates primarily in finance, tech, non-profits and food & beverage industries. He specializes in filling roles in Human Resources, Administrative Support and Accounting & Finance. Originally from New England, he studied acting in college and in grad school, plays guitar and is a singer/songwriter in his spare time.

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