Accounts Payable Clerk

  • Back of The House, Inc.
  • San Francisco, California
  • Jun 09, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Back of The House, the restaurant group behind some of San Francisco's most unique concepts and favorite neighborhood spots, such as Beretta, Lolinda, Delarosa, Starbelly, El Techo, Uno Dos Tacos, Wildseed, Flores, A Mano, The Bird, and Super Duper Burgers, creates concept-driven restaurants that encompass the spirit of their San Francisco neighborhoods.


  • We love what we do, and IT SHOWS in everything we do. We are devoted to providing our guests with a truly memorable experience, characterized by superior service, food, wine and spirits. Staff members demonstrate a genuine and caring hospitality for our guests by providing friendly, warm, and helpful service.

We are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk for our restaurant group to be a member of our Back of the house team and a first line of support to our Finance & Operations Teams, This is a fast paced and dynamic position.


Position Objective:

The Accounts Payable Clerk role is to provide accounting and clerical tasks related to the accounts payable function to support the Restaurant Group's growing portfolio and to facilitate the day to day accounting functions. The Accounts Payable Clerk will have specific tasks to complete consistently but will also have the opportunity for ad hoc analysis as needed by the accounting department. This position is ideal for an entry level accountant that is looking to join the Food & Beverage / Hospitality industry, and is excited and eager to learn about the craft of accounting!

Key Responsibilities: (Includes but is not limited to the following duties. Other duties may be assigned)

  • Process check requests and expense reports on a weekly basis
  • Set up vendors with correct info and terms
  • Accurately review, code, and process vendor invoices through Accounts Payable System
  • Select invoices for payment and process check runs
  • Perform monthly reconciliations
  • Maintain a large number of vendor accounts while staying in compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Perform data entry associated with accounts payable
  • Review, investigate, and reconcile invoice discrepancies
  • Address and respond to vendor inquiries
  • Assist with 1099 at year-end
  • Ad-hoc reporting for accounting projects
  • Maintain permit and license schedule ensure renewals are in a timely manner
  • Other general accounting task as needed


Qualifications & Education

• 2-4 years accounting experience in accounts payable or general accounting

• Multi-unit experience preferred, Retail or restaurant industry experience beneficial

Knowledge & Skills

• Proactive and collaborative team member but ability to work independently and prioritize task

• Experience with multi system environments including mid-market ERP system preferred

• Moderate proficiency in Excel required (e.g. pivot table, sumif, vlookup, etc.)

• Must be able to function effectively in an open office environment

  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • High degree or attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize task

Company Perks

  • Competitive Salary/Pay
  • 401k Options
  • We cover 100% of Health Insurance & Dental for this position
  • Dining Privileges at 9 of San Francisco's Best Restaurants
  • $1,000 Manager Referral Bonus (Applies to all 15 Restaurants in the group!)
  • Employee Portal with access to digital paystubs, W2, and your insurance information
  • Group gym membership rates
  • Transportation and Commuter Benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Dedicated Career Development