Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist

Remote San Leandro, CA

The Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist role will be based in our Ariat Headquarters in San Leandro California. This role reports to the Sr. Mgr, Accounts Payable. This person has a proven track record of efficiently managing complex invoice systems and ensuring adherence to financial protocols. They are skilled in optimizing payment processes and fostering strong vendor relationships for seamless financial operations.


You’ll Make a Difference By

  • Analyzing, verifying & processing invoices and/or check requests in a timely manner
  • Ensuring proper routing, coding & approval
  • Maintaining high volume data entry
  • Managing high volume vendor and GL account reconciliations related to accounts
  • payable.
  • Entering data in a timely manner for month-end closing
  • Running full cycle payments
  • Paying vendors in accordance with company policy & vendor terms
  • Auditing payment run details to ensure accuracy of payments
  • Maintaining exceptional relationships with vendors & company personnel
  • Preparing & compiling accrual docs at month end for GL to review
  • Reconciling goods receipt vs Invoice receipt
  • Reporting 1099 requirements at the end of the year
  • Reviewing Accounts Payable aging
  • Opening deposit review/clearing
  • Purchasing price variance review and analysis
  • Assisting w/ management & auditor requests
  • Training cross functionally within department
  • Other duties as assigned


About You

  • 5+ years of experience
  • SAP Experience highly preferred
  • PO/3-way match experience
  • Attention to detail and ability to maintain a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • SME at problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work effectively both individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Ability to reconcile large data
  • Proficiency in Excel with the ability to sort data and maintain spreadsheets
  • Some general ledger close and accounting experience
  • Accrual & Prepaid experience


Ariat is an innovative, outdoor global brand with roots in equestrian performance. We develop high-quality footwear and apparel for people who ride, work, and play outdoors, and care about performance, quality, comfort, and style.


The hourly range for this position is $32.00 - $35.00 per hour.


The salary is determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data for geographic locations. Ariat in good faith believes that this posted compensation range is accurate for this role at this location at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future.


This contract position may be eligible for select benefits through the payrolling agency. Benefits may include medical, dental, and vision insurance options and 401k.


Please note that Ariat does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Agreement, Ariat will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter/agency placement fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed Agreement, Ariat explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted directly to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Ariat.

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