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Accounts Payable Specialist - CamelBak

Remington Arms Co., LLC • Petaluma, CA
a month ago

Job Description

Come work with us at CamelBak! We are creators, explorers, tinkerers, and leaders; passionate about improving the outdoor experience through hydration and striving to make the planet a better place for all of its inhabitants through our work in sustainability and clean water access.

CamelBak is seeking a detail oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team. The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for processing full cycle AP, preparing journal entries, account reconciliations, month end close and various other functions to support the accounting team.

CamelBak is a world leader in hydration products for the recreational and military markets, and its employees relentlessly innovate to help drive our users to hydrate and perform at their peak. You will work in a fast paced, collaborative and creative environment which routinely tackles the challenges issues confronted by our active user.

We pride ourselves on being a safe, supportive, and collaborative environment where we all move the ball forward. We promote and celebrate a diverse and equitable workforce. We acknowledge the unique needs of our workforce through the creation of supportive spaces in our work environment, creating opportunities for growth with education, training, and mentorship.


(Experience, education, licenses, certifications, and specific knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position.)

  • Associates Degree, Bachelor’s degree in Accounting a plus
  • 3+ years of Accounting experience
  • Knowledge of standard accounts payable policies, procedures, and A/P related regulations.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, strong Excel skills required.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to organize and prioritize and to meet deadlines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, listening and follow up as well as the ability to interact professionally with individuals internally and externally
  • Works well in a team environment as well as independently
  • Experience with Oracle (or similar inventory and ERP systems)
  • Strong organizational ability and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, initiate and complete work assignments with minimal supervision


(Fundamental duties necessary to achieve the objective of the position.)

  • Full cycle accounts payable including invoice review, coding, securing of approvals, entry and payment
  • Reconciliation and matching of purchase order receipts to vendor invoices
  • Maintenance of vendor information, including year-end 1099 issuance and report
  • Coordination, organization and maintenance of electronic vendor/employee expense files (invoices, payment records, supporting documents)
  • Interaction with internal and external auditors and providing support for auditing projects
  • General ledger account reconciliations and sub-ledger maintenance
  • Use Tax accruals
  • Under the guidance of the Accounting Manager serves as liaison between departments and vendors in the resolution of billing and vendor related issues
  • Ensure all payments are properly approved in accordance with the company’s delegation of authority
  • Accounts Payables Month End Close
  • Generation of accrual list and corporate credit card accrual for Month End Close
  • Preparation of weekly cash requirements, check runs, wires and ACH payments
  • Maintenance of wire and ACH templates
  • Maintenance of various filing systems
  • Performance of miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager


(Knowledge, skills and abilities currently used to perform essential functions)

Physical Requirements: Employee will be sitting the majority of the time, with some walking and standing. Minor lifting objects over 10 lbs., carrying, stooping, and kneeling to access books and reports, transport paperwork and materials, and to retrieve files. Manual dexterity for extensive computer work and writing. Hearing, speaking, and vision are required.

Mental Requirements: Must communicate effectively in verbal and written formats. Reading comprehension and basic math skills are a requirement. Flexibility to effectively deal with a variety of people and situations and to handle interruptions and multiple tasks simultaneously. Quick thinking and problem solving to readily assimilate information. Ability to maintain tact and highly professional manners. Initiative to effectively complete tasks with little supervision. The ability to identify and appropriately handle confidential information.

Equipment Used: Telephone, calculator, personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, and printer.

Working Environment: Work is done in an office environment.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, gear discounts and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.

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