Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist

Darigold, Inc. - Seattle, WA3.3


Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist

The Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist will ensure the accurate and timely processing of vendor invoices, credit memos, and employee and non-employee reimbursements in compliance with Darigold policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

  • Performs data entry and scans backup into the system for assigned Accounts Payable vendors
  • Work with managers and buyers to resolve purchase order and invoice discrepancies
  • Processes weekly check runs as well as ACH, manual check requests, and employee reimbursements
  • Verifies coding, approvals, and supporting documentation before input into the ERP (Oracle) system
  • Interfaces with other departments as needed in a professional manner
  • Provides information to users (internal and external) in a cooperative, helpful, diplomatic and professional manner
  • Helps perform monthly closing procedures for Accounts Payable
  • Provides back up in department as needed
  • Performs other duties and projects as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Leadership and Management

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload


  • Strong written, oral, and facilitation skills
  • Excellent listener. Empathetic to individuals concerns and directs necessary follow-up actions
  • Conveys information in understandable terms at all levels of the organization
  • Tactful communication in resolving issues/discrepancies

Technical Capability

  • Strong technical skills in accounts payable and purchase to payment processes
  • Beginner to intermediate skills with MS Excel and MS Word
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong math aptitude

Personal and Social Competence

  • Possesses high ethical standards and strong work ethic
  • High integrity and honesty, promoting trust in all actions
  • Team player who will pitch in when the opportunity arises
  • Flexible and able to respond to shifting priorities
  • Self-starter. Strong initiative. Able to work with limited supervision
  • Proven reliability of attendance

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High school and/or equivalent required; 2-4 year College degree in Accounting or related field preferred but not required
  • Experience with a large ERP system such as Oracle, SAP, JD Edwards, Great Plains preferred
  • 3 – 5 years progressive accounts payable experience; full cycle AP preferred
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry preferred
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping concepts, accruals, debit/credit journal entries and practices

Darigold is known for delivering fresh, high quality, value-added dairy products to people, & customer-driven solutions to organizations, all around the globe. We are the 5th largest dairy Co-Op in the US & one of the largest privately held organizations headquartered in Seattle, Washington. We produce over 9 billion pounds of milk every year! Since 1918, our Farmer-owners have taken great pride in producing nutritious dairy products with unsurpassed quality. Our work environment provides a results driven, collaborative space, with open & transparent communication, & a culture of celebrating everyone’s wins. Our mid-size private business model provides the ability to have dynamic involvement at all levels of our organization. We’re also proud to say we offer an excellent Total Compensation Package & a few other unique perks to our industry!

At Darigold we embrace diversity & welcome all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law- We’re proud to say we are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result, confirm eligibility to work in the U.S., & have the ability to work weekend shift, overtime, & holidays. We participate in E-Verify- please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish.

Job Type: Full-time


  • full cycle accounts payable: 3 years (Required)
  • large ERP system: 3 years (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)