Junior Accounts Payable Coordinator

Cresco Labs

Chicago, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 5

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry. 

MISSION STATEMENT

At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.

JOB SUMMARY

Cresco Labs is seeking a Junior Accounts Payable Coordinator to join our Accounts Payable team in Chicago, IL. This position will report to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and will be responsible for the processing of invoices, managing daily administrative functions and other AP related activities and projects. Our ideal candidate is highly organized, a strong communicator, takes initiative, is detailed-oriented, and has strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

CORE JOB DUTIES


Process invoices for payment by reviewing and matching documents, identifying and entering general ledger coding, and obtaining approvals.

Daily monitoring of the AP email inbox and distribution of emails/invoices to AP staff

Scan, upload, and add files as needed when processing invoices

Open and distribute physical mail

Setup UPS and USPS mailing labels and mail checks and special requests

Maintain files and records for purpose of ensuring availability of documentation

Support internal and external research and documentation requests.

Correspond professionally and promptly to internal stakeholders and external suppliers.

Communicate and collaborate effectively with AP team and AP leadership.

Assist with new AP system or ERP implementation

Other duties and projects as assigned.


 REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS


Excellent interpersonal, communication and administrative skills.

Experience with financial accounting and ERP systems (SAP and Sage Intacct preferred).

Proficient in Microsoft Excel.

Knowledgeable in Accounts Payable functions and internal controls.

Ability to work under tight deadlines and is flexible with changing priorities

Ability to understand and comply with established departmental policies, processes, and procedures.

Must be able to work in the Chicago corporate office 5 days a week and/or remotely, as required.

High School diploma required

Associates or bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or business-related field preferred.

Two years of experience in Accounts Payable environment preferred but not required


COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS 

Cresco Labs requires that all corporate employees be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on or before September 30, 2021. If you are offered and accept a position, you will be required to prove your vaccination status prior to when your employment begins. If you require a medical or religious accommodation with regard to vaccination, please let us know once you receive an offer of employment (if applicable).

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS


Must be 21 years of age or older to apply

Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry 


Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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