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AP Manager in Oakland, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Oakland, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job Number: 2125668

Seeking an AP Manager for one of the fastest growing cannabis companies in the US. The desired candidate must be highly analytical and inquisitive with a keen attention to detail and willingness to be hands-on. The candidate must be able to develop and implement leading practices for the AP function. An ideal candidate will be a process-oriented individual who is also flexible enough to thrive in a startup setting.


  • Lead the Accounts Payable team that is responsible for vendor on-boarding, invoice processing, payments, corporate travel, and corporate credit cards.
  • Continuously improve processes to enable our business to scale and maintain a strong internal control environment on business processes
  • Work with suppliers and internal and external business partners to resolve purchasing, invoicing and payment issues
  • Work closely with business systems teams on maintaining and improving underlying systems
  • Review the team's month-end accruals and account reconciliations


  • Public company experience preferred
  • Prior experience within a high growth environment scaling Accounts Payable with Global expansion experience required
  • Minimum of 9 years of Accounts Payable experience, with last 3 years in a supervisory role
  • A strong understanding of backup withholding taxes, W8s, and 1099 reporting requirements is a must
  • Prior experience effectively hiring, motivating, and managing a large team is required
  • Passion for end to end process design and improvement
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy
  • Strong interest in technology & knowledge of the industry


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred

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