AR/AP Specialist

Petaluma, CA




Golden State Lumber is a family-owned company that has been in business for over 60 years. It is a company that recognizes that people are its most valuable resource and is looking for an AR/AP Specialist who will fit into the culture and strive to achieve the company’s goals. Golden State Lumber ranked #2 on the Best Places to Work – SF Business Times.

The AR/AP Specialist will perform both Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable tasks, as needed, as a member of the Shared Services Team located in our corporate office in Petaluma, CA. 

The ideal candidate will be dependable, positive, “drama-free,” a team-player, detail-oriented, and possess a strong work ethic.  We are looking for self-motivated people with problem solving skills. Additionally, good written and verbal communication skills are required.    Advanced Excel knowledge and experience a bonus.

An AR/AP Specialist will be asked to perform the following tasks as needed:

Accounts Payable Tasks:

Vendor Invoice Processing

Match invoices to purchase orders

Scan into system

Review Vendor statements

Verify payment terms

Monthly review of aging reports

Communicate with vendors via phone or e-mail to resolve discrepancies

Communicate with buyers to resolve discrepancies

Complete credit applications and forward to management for approval

Ensure deadlines are met

Meet all reporting requirements

General administrative tasks as requested.

Accounts Receivable Tasks:

      Collection calls and notices

      Generate and mail (or email) daily invoices and monthly statements

      Customer service:  Setting up or updating customer accounts including providing online access, helping customers with account issues by telephone, research and reconciliation of accounts as needed

      Post, apply and deposit payments electronically

      Prepare California Preliminary Notices

      Prepare lien releases

      Scan all documentation into account management system       

     Skills Required:

Accurate data entry

Time management ensuring deadlines are met

High level of integrity, initiative and commitment to excellence

Ability to handle confidential information

Computer skills including working knowledge of Excel.

Microsoft Dynamics – GP a plus

What makes our Company a great place to work?

Team atmosphere

Casual work setting

Dedicated long-term employees

Established business environment


Salary commensurate with experience.   The Company offers a generous benefits package including Paid Time Off, medical benefits, and a 401(k) plan.    Please send resume by replying to this ad or fax to 707-750-3022.  No phone calls.