Date Posted: 4/23/2018

Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Dainese USA
  • United States
  • California
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • 5 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Min Salary: $36000.00 - Max Salary: $46000.00 per Year
Job Description

Dainese is an Italian action sports brand that specializes in the research and development in protective gear and apparel for the motorcycling, the mountain biking, and the winter sports communities. In 2007, Dainese acquired AGV, which a leading manufacturer of motorcycle helmets in Europe. Now the two brands together are the only company to offer full head-to-toe protective gear for motorcyclists, and full Mountain Bike and Winter sports protection and functional apparel lines. We are a brand full of people who are driven by endless curiosity, and a shared passion to push the boundaries of human achievement in dynamic sports.

Dainese is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist who will be responsible for the full accounts payable cycle of the Company. The main tasks will include validating approvals and matching those to purchase orders, processing and recording invoices (matching, batching, general ledger coding), scheduling payments to vendors. The candidate will also provide administrative and clerical support to the Accounting department, ensuring strict month-end deadlines are met and procedures are followed by the other departments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Reconciling purchase orders, product receipts and vendor invoices (3-way-matching)
- Review, process and reconcile company credit card statements
- Process employees expense reimbursements in collaboration with payroll specialist
- Process freight forwarders and Customs brokers billing
- Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
- Prioritize invoices payments according to payment terms, payment method and cash discount
- Review and prepare invoice documentation for payment approval
- Process checks, obtain signatures and distribute checks accordingly
- Set up wire transfers or ACH transfers for approval
- Preparation of the 1099-s and maintenance of the vendor W9
- Negotiate payment terms and payment methods with vendors
- Maintain correspondence with vendors
- Respond to internal/external inquiries and conduct research as needed
- Sort and distribute incoming mail
- Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted
accounting practices.
- Assist in month-end closing processing all invoices, estimating and entering accruals
- Assist with other projects as needed

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school preferred
- Experience with 3-way matching
- 5+ years accounts payable experience
- Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
- Experience with large ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics AX is a plus)
- Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
- Experience with US and Canadian billing and taxation
- Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
- Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
- High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
- Excellent data entry skills
- Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
- Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
- Ability to work independently and as a team member

Physical Demands and Abilities:
- Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
- Regularly move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly
- Regularly spend long hours in intense concentration reviewing and entering financial information into a computer
- Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects
- Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away
- Regularly speak clearly so listeners can understand
- Regularly understand the speech of another person
- Frequently work in on projects that require deadlines
- Frequently bend to file and maintain files
- Occasionally lift 5-10 pounds

We offer a competitive benefit program that includes medical, dental, vision, insurance, FSA, 401K Plan and generous paid PTO and holidays. $36000-46000

If you are truly confident that you have the skills and the experience to take on this position, please submit your cover letter and resume through, or via email to

** Please include a cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself, why you’re a good fit for this position, and why you want to work for Dainese. **


Date Posted: 4/23/2018

Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Dainese USA
  • United States
  • California
  • Costa Mesa, CA
  • 5 year(s)
  • Full-Time
  • Min Salary: $36000.00 - Max Salary: $46000.00 per Year