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Accounts Payable Manager

New York, NY

Who We Are

The Farmer’s Dog is the fastest growing pet health service company in the US, and was born from a mission to change the landscape of pet health, providing dogs and their humans with honest, smart, and simple care – a fresh proposition in an industry riddled with manipulative and misleading marketing. We’re starting by radically improving the $100 billion pet food market, replacing bulk bags of highly-processed pellets with a personalized subscription service that sends healthy, freshly-made dog food, balanced by top veterinary nutritionists, directly to customers’ doors. Our ultimate goal is to create innovative, honest, and delightful experiences across all aspects of pet care, and we believe our direct-to-consumer business model, holistic approach to growth, and dynamic and forward-thinking culture uniquely position us to shepherd this backwards industry into the future.

To date, The Farmer’s Dog has delivered hundreds of millions of meals nationwide and raised over $150M in funding to help us build a company as healthy as the dogs who are eating those meals. Join us as we continue to develop ways of bringing peace of mind to our customers, health to their companions, and much-needed change to the way people feed and care for their pets.


Where You'll Come In

The AP Manager is directly responsible to oversee the end-to-end Procure-to-Pay process, including purchase order generation, managing receipt documentation, invoice processing, payment forecasting, payment approvals, and disbursements, statement reconciliations, and month and year-end close procedures. Additionally, we are implementing Coupa, and this role will be one of the main contacts for running this implementation, so experience with Coupa, or implementing it is a plus. Must have experience with full-cycle AP, experience with cash flow management, internal controls, compliance, and with a large-scale ERP system.

The AP Manager will report directly to the Accounting Manager.

How You'll Make An Impact

  • Supervise and lead the accounts payable team, providing guidance and support.
  • Coordinate and monitor the accounts payable process to guarantee timely payments to vendors
  • Assist in the COUPA implementation
  • Set clear performance goals for the team and conduct regular performance evaluations.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment to enhance productivity and efficiency.
  • Review and approve invoices, ensuring proper coding, accuracy, and compliance with company policies.
  • Work with cross-functional departments to resolve any invoice discrepancies or issues.
  • Own Month End and Year End close Items
  • Own Vendor Payment Forecasting

We're Excited About You Because

  • You have 5+ years of Accounts Payable experience, including at least 1 year of managing the accounts payable function.
  • You have experience using and implementing Coupa
  • You have people management and process improvement experience
  • You are a proactive and passionate leader who can multi-task, think creatively, and learn quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • You are a natural collaborator, with a proven ability to work with cross-functional teams
  • You are a detail-oriented problem solver with excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • You are proficient in NetSuite and Excel/Google Sheets

Office guidelines

The office is open and available for all Monday through Friday. We ask all team members to be in office a minimum of 2-3 days a week to build a collaborative and invested environment to foster our unique in-person culture we are proud to have. This office policy is subject to change at company discretion.

Our DEI Philosophy:

Our company’s mission is rooted in deep, genuine care for dogs – and for the people who love them. As an organization we are full of individuals who are unique in many ways, but all united in a mission of providing true peace of mind to dog lovers everywhere. Fixing this industry and improving the lives of pets and their people will be a difficult, decades-long endeavor. We believe the best use of our time, energy, and resources as a collective team is to focus on this mission, and on supporting our team to do their best work and be their best selves. In support of this we’re committed to hiring and supporting a diverse workforce, and investing in internal structures, opportunities, hiring/promotions processes, and training that create and sustain an inclusive team. We strive to provide an experience at TFD that will be invested, meaningful and memorable as we progress on the journey to reimagine how we feed and care for our pets.


A Few of Our Best Benefits

  • Dog-friendly office in Greenwich Village
  • Market-competitive compensation and equity packages
  • Comprehensive Healthcare, Dental, and Vision
  • Company sponsored mental health benefit and coaching through Modern Health
  • 12 week paid parental leave
  • Competitive 401k plan with company match
  • Flexible PTO
  • Discounted fresh food for your pup
  • Your pet interrupting video calls (and in-person meetings) is now a feature, not a bug

We commit to building a competitive compensation package and company environment for all individuals to thrive. We believe in competitive base compensation rooted in location specific market data and performance along with equity ownership in the company that allows every team member to build their personal wealth as the company grows, just as much as we believe in fostering a culture that supports our team members personally, professionally, and holistically. For this role the anticipated hiring base compensation range is $95,000 - $110,000 USD Annual and the compensation offered will include a robust market competitive package of base and equity. 

In addition to your base compensation offer you will also receive equity ownership in the company. More information about the value of this equity will be shared at the time of offer. This range is representative of NYC Market Data if you are applying to this role outside of the NYC area the range may change.

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