Charlie's Produce

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    Charlie’s Produce - Who We Are


    Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, with distribution centers in Seattle, Spokane, Portland, Anchorage, Boise, and Los Angeles. The secret to our 40 years of success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth.


    Charlie's provides a healthy employee stock ownership program, competitive Medical/Dental/Vision and Life Insurance plans. And our newest benefit offers Pre-Paid Fully Funded College Tuition to our employees and the dependent children of our employees after 1 year! 







    Monday – Friday 7:30 am  - 4:00 pm (some flexibility)


    The Role


    Full time entry-level position is a part of the Finance Department under the general supervision of the Accounts Payable Supervisor. The position is primarily responsible for initial automated processing of vendor invoices and subsequent research and resolution of any exceptional cases.  The position is expected to work closely with vendors, the Purchasing department, and any other internal departments  needed to resolve discrepancies or disputes in payments due or made.


    Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To

    • Inputting vendor invoice data & documents into our electronic payment system
    • Matching invoices to receiving paperwork and PO documentation, and reconciling differences
    • Identifying and addressing pricing and/or receiving issues with buyers and receiving staff
    • Responding in a timely manner to any vendor correspondence, by phone, email, or mail
    • Communicating with vendor contacts to keep assigned accounts current and accurate
    • Communicating clearly, verbally and in-writing, with all internal and external agencies
    • Working independently while conforming to department policies and controls
    • Making recommendations for process improvements and expansion of duties
    • Other related projects or duties as assigned to support the success of the Finance Department 


    Charlie’s Produce Total Compensation Package includes

    • Competitive starting pay
    • 90 day performance-based raise
    • Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure
    • We recognize and reward hard work and commitment. Supplemental retirement plan through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
    • Robust employee assistance program (EAP)
    • Vacation pay, paid holidays, pre-tax commuter benefits, and free onsite parking
    • Employer-covered College Program
    • Coverage under State Sick Leave
    • 401(k) available
    • Health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision


    Ideal Candidate

    • Take ownership of all responsibilities and tasks at hand
    • Be able to advance their own skills and understanding after introductory training
    • Pay attention to detail, recognize inconsistencies and/or inefficiencies in processes, and address them constructively.
    • Have the ability to work with other departments to achieve company-wide goals and initiatives

    Required Experience

    • Knowledge of general accounting procedures
    • Strong data entry skills - typing and 10-key by touch (over 7,000 kph) 
    • BA/BS Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related major is preferred
    • 3-5 years of experience in an Accounts Payable or Account Receivable position will be considered in lieu of formal education
    • Beginner-Intermediate MS Excel proficiency
    • Experience with Great Plains Dynamics a plus, but not a requirement.

    Supplemental Information

    This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary the Department of Homeland Security with the information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

    Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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