Pinnacle Foods

  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Location US-WA-Algona
    Job ID
  • Overview

    We are the maker, marketer and distributor of branded food products that have been American favorites for decades. Our employees located in more than 20 offices and plants across North America rally around our mission, Unleashing Brand Potential. We work to transform our brands to be more profitable for our customers and more enjoyable for our consumers.


    At Pinnacle Foods, every employee has the opportunity to make an impact—from marketing and research & development, to manufacturing, finance and sales—each function plays a critical role in our success. By living our values of trust, candor and ownership we create great relationships that help us deliver results

    and drive meaningful change for our brands and business.


    This position is located in Algona, Washington at our Tim's Cascade Snacks location.


    SCOPE OF POSITION: The Accounts Payable Specialist will perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. This position will also be responsible for maintaining and ensuring accuracy of all broker payments.  


    Essential duties and responsibilities include the following; other duties may be assigned.

    • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
    • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
    • Process check requests
    • Audit and reconcile freight bills
    • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
    • Process and ensure accuracy of broker payments
    • Respond to all vendor inquiries
    • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
    • Assist in month end closing
    • Process 1099’s annually
    • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
    • Assist with other projects as needed



    • Minimum of two (2) years’ accounts payable or general accounting experience.


      • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
      • Excellent analytical skills.
      • Possesses good judgment and an ability to analyze data and information in order to make effective and timely decisions.
      • Ability to seek innovative approaches to resolving problems.
      • Detail oriented, organized, reliable and resourceful.     

    Solid problem solving, multi-tasking and prioritization skills.

    • Ability to work effectively both independently and within a team environment.
    • Ability to adapt well to change and accept new projects, assignments, etc., as needed.
    • Displays a commitment to results and accepts accountability for own performance.
    • Ability to react to situations with strong sense of urgency.



     Associates degree in business and/or equivalent experience.



    Pinnacle Foods is an Affirmative Action/EEO Employer –
    qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to
    protected veteran or disability status, race/color, religion, gender, national
    origin, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any
    other legally protected basis.



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