Accounts Payable Associate

Embarcadero Media, the local news company of Silicon Valley, has an opening in our business department for an enthusiastic learner and team player to manage accounts payable. This is an entry-level position that will expose the right candidate to all aspects of the company's financial operations and give him or her a firm background in business administration processes. Recent graduates, current students and those returning to the workforce are encouraged to apply.

The Accounts Payable Associate will process and pay invoices, manage check runs and ensure our expenses are booked correctly but will also have the opportunity to work on accounting, accounts receivable and payroll tasks as well. This position can be either part-time or full-time in our Palo Alto office with flexible scheduling and a great team-oriented work environment that values enthusiasm and a willingness to learn.

The position reports to the chief financial officer and works closely with all members of the business department and managers across Embarcadero.

Qualified candidates will have at least an associate's degree in accounting, business or related field or 2 years experience in a business administration role. You should be comfortable with Excel and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

To apply, please send a single-page cover letter explaining your interest and qualifications and resume to pbeller [at]

Primary job responsibilities--Business Associate:

-Manage processing of vendor invoices and company check runs.

-Correctly code expenses for bookkeeping purposes.

-Oversee reconciliation of direct withdrawals from bank account.

-Assist bookkeeper and CFO with general ledger tasks and financial reporting.

-Troubleshoot issues with vendors and employee expense reports.

Embarcadero is a team-oriented, client-centric organization that thrives on cooperation and a positive attitude. As the publishers of record of local news on the San Francisco Peninsula we take seriously our responsibility to the communities we serve and seek to hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethical conduct, whether dealing with readers or advertisers.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 /hour