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Accounts Payable Lead


San Diego, CA



Will be responsible for supporting the procure to pay process by processing invoices, managing workflows, researching discrepancies, and communicating with vendors as well assisting with accounting period-end close accruals and working on special items as needed. Will work effectively with personnel from other departments and affiliated companies to ensure timely, accurate invoice postings and service request responses. Position has potential for growth into more complex tasks.

Essential Duties:

  • Processing high volume purchase order and non-purchase order-based vendor invoices with accuracy using the Vendor Invoice Management tool and SAP.
  • Prioritizing processing invoices based on due dates and resolving escalated issues in a timely manner.
  • Research and resolve any discrepancies with invoice coding and documentation, supporting the AP team in troubleshooting issues
  • Communicating with vendors, team members, and other individuals as needed to resolve invoice discrepancies, obtain missing documents, and field vendor inquiries.
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements for completeness and payment status.
  • Providing vendors with remittance backup for payments as needed.
  • Downloading invoices from vendor portals for processing.
  • Entering contract-based amounts for payments.
  • Assisting with accounting month end close accruals for pending invoices, accruals for freight, and account reconciliations
  • Entering system-based intercompany invoices and validating markups
  • Establish cross-functional relationships while driving process efficiency.
  • Special projects as assigned



Education/Experience/Skills Required:

  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years of high-volume progressive AP processing experience required
  • SAP experience preferred with knowledge electronic accounts payable processing required
  • Previous experience and expertise with Microsoft Office applications, including intermediate Excel skills required
  • Strong analytical capabilities and strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Self-starter who is drawn towards taking initiative, can multi-task, has strong interpersonal skills with an ability to respond to inquiries and effectively present information to accounting and business managers
  • Ability to identify and define problems, collect supporting data, establish facts, propose solutions, and meet deadlines



Compensation & Benefits:

The health, satisfaction and security of our team members and their families are important to us and an important part of reaching our organization’s goals. We offer a total rewards package that includes valuable and competitive compensation and benefit plans. These programs reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining top talent. The compensation for this role includes base salary and eligibility for an annual bonus based on company performance. All incentive plans are subject to change.


The pay for this role is $29.80-$31.25/hour ($62,000 – $65,000 annually) to be paid at an hourly rate.

*Compensation will match the level of knowledge, education, skills, and experience applicable to the position.

We understand that each team member’s situation is unique, and so it is our intent to offer an overall benefits package that can be shaped and molded by each team member to fit their family’s needs. Our current benefits package, which is available to all full-time team members and their eligible dependents, includes:

  • medical insurance
  • dental insurance
  • vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • HSA & FSA
  • life insurance and disability insurance
  • and other voluntary benefits

We also offer time-off benefits including:

  • paid time-off
  • sick-flex time
  • 12 company paid holidays

Bumble Bee Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Bumble Bee Foods, LLC Human Resources Representative.

About Bumble Bee Seafoods

The Bumble Bee Seafood Company is passionately pursuing its purpose of feeding people’s lives through the power of the ocean. We are an iconic 120-year-old year-old fishing company that consistently aims to deliver delicious, healthy and affordable food to consumers while working hard to find new ways to protect the ocean and those that rely on it. Bumble Bee is firmly anchored in a commitment to connect the world to the ocean by re-defining sourcing, producing and enjoying products from and inspired by the ocean.

Bumble Bee’s full line of seafood and specialty protein products are marketed in the U.S., Canada and over 50 markets globally under leading brands including Bumble Bee®, Brunswick®, Clover Leaf®, Snow’s® and Beach Cliff®. For more information about the company, visit For product information, visit