Analyst, Accounts Payable in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 1/6/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for an Analyst, Accounts Payable who will join our Hawthorne team in Vancouver, WA.

The Analyst, Accounts Payable will handle electronic and paper invoices which are scanned and directed to xSuite, the A/P workflow tool, monitor for discrepancies and exercise good judgment on the course of action needed to resolve issues, support a high volume of internal and external inquiries, resolve receipt issues and meet payment terms, and pursue credits owed and ensure total accuracy.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Perform 2 and 3-way matching, parking/posting of invoices, and obtaining appropriate approvals for a daily average of 120 invoices within xSuite/SAP entry workflows.  This includes multiple types of invoices (Direct Goods, Indirect Services, Freight, Utilities and Finished Goods) where effective communication with various teams is essential.

  • Execute supplier statement reconciliations ensuring all liabilities are recorded and discrepancies are corrected. 

  • Engage in verbal and written communication with suppliers to resolve upcoming or past due liabilities. 

  • Monitor and audit parked documents, finalizing posting and agreed terms are being satisfied according to the purchasing contract.

  • Participate in and execute special projects in areas such as metric reporting, vendor master and supplier questions, audit requests, Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, and other projects as assigned.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  •  Drive continuous improvement by examining existing processes and technologies.  Work with cross functional teams on the development of solutions in the areas of supplier invoice submission/entry, invoice to receipt reconciliation process, and supplier statement agreements.  Identify, analyze and work with appropriate parties to resolve system or process issues.

  • Strong emphasis on effectively working with internal business partners to include Procurement, Supply Chain, Manufacturing sites, Finance teams, and other A/P associates.  Must be a team player that can resolve invoice issues and ensure processes are being executed in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Balance the execution of a large number of incoming daily invoices and meeting scheduled payment terms while providing a high level of customer service

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • 13 paid holidays and a generous vacation policy.

  • Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)

  •  Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network, GroPride Network, Scotts Associates for a Greener Earth (SAGE), and Scotts Young Professionals.

Our commitment to LiveTotal Health puts the wellness and safety of our associates and their families as the top priority.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring associate safety has been a primary focus for all of us at Scotts. With the continuing pandemic, we remain committed to doing everything we can to keep our associates healthy and safe.   As such, we are requiring certain associates to get a COVID vaccine*. This safety measure will help protect our associates, our families and our communities.  We recognize a medical or personal circumstance may prevent you from meeting this requirement and we have a process to address those concerns.

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Sunlight Supply, General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

EEO/AA Employer/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

*Except where prohibited by state or local law


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