Accounts Payable Specialist

| Culver City

About sweetgreen:

sweetgreen is on a mission to build healthier communities by connecting people to real food. We passionately believe that real food should be convenient and accessible to everyone. Every day in each sweetgreen, our 4,000 team members make food from scratch, using fresh ingredients and produce delivered that morning. And in our local communities, we’re committed to leaving people better than we found them. We’re in the business of feeding people, and we’re out to change what that means. Our teams are our most valuable ingredient - the heart of our company, the face of our brand, and what truly makes the sweetgreen experience special and unique. 

Below is what we are looking for in our Accounts Payable Specialist:

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining accounts payable supporting documents for entry into the accounting system. This includes scanning paper invoices, downloading electronic invoices, and labeling appropriately.
  • Assist with the invoice approval process, including routing invoices for approval and following up as necessary.
  • Review vendor statements and enter adjustments or work with vendor to resolve discrepancies.
  • Review employee travel and expense reports for proper documentation and account coding.
  • Assist the department in streamlining processes such as finding opportunities to consolidate invoicing, improving the approval process, or implementing a more automated system.

Required Skills, Knowledge, & Experience

  • 2+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Ability to process a consistent volume of invoices, with minimal errors and properly interpret sweetgreen policies related to expense reports, and rejecting submissions when necessary
  • Knowledgable enough to explain the following concepts: Invoice Aging, AP Sub Ledger, Vendor Accuracy, Duplicate Payments, Vendor Reconciliation, and Manual Payments 
  • Time management and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong attention to detail with quick and accurate data entry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Works well in a team environment and independently 
  • Ability to adapt to the demands of the business during rapid growth and change
  • Willingness to work the hours necessary to get the job done in a deadline-driven profession

Desired Required Skills, Knowledge, & Experience

  • Experience working in multi-unit industries (e.g. restaurant or retail chains)
  • Experience creating new user accounts in Concur
  • Experience issuing credit cards for employees
  • Familiarity with all aspects of the process from vendor set up to invoice approval to invoice entry

What you'll get:

  • Competitive pay + bonus plan granted based on performance 
  • Health, dental + vision insurance
  • Flexible PTO, because we respect the need for work/life harmony
  • An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you, both by growing them and by connecting them to real food
  • To live the sweetlife and celebrate your passion + purpose
  • A collaborative family of people who live our core values and have your back
  • A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally
  • Our annual Impact Retreat offsite
  • Free sweetgreen swag
  • Complimentary sweetgreen

Come join the sweetlife!

sweetgreen provides equal opportunities for everyone that works for us and everyone that applies to join our team, without regard to sex or gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, any service, past, present, or future, in the uniformed services of the United States (military or veteran status), or any other consideration protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Location

Our office is positioned in the centerpiece for LA's newest creative generation, PLATFORM and directly across the street from the Metro Station.

What are sweetgreen Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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