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Company: Seneca Foods
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Category: Seneca Foods

Date: Apr 27, 2021


Yakima, WA, US, 98902

Custom Field 1: 573


Seneca Foods is one of North America's leading providers of packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States. Our high quality products are primarily sourced from over 2,000 American farms. Seneca holds the largest share of the retail private label, food service, and export canned vegetable markets, distributing to over 90 countries. Products are also sold under the brands of Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Seneca Farms, Green Valley, CherryMan, Paradise, Pennant, and Seneca labels, including Seneca snack chips. Seneca also provides vegetable products to other companies under various co-pack arrangements.

Seneca Foods Corporation of Yakima is looking for an Accounts Payable/Receptionist to join our team!

As the AP/Receptionist you will support the controller with our daily operations in accurately processing accounting information and maintaining the accounting system. The ideal candidate should have excellent math skills and a passion for finding solutions to complex problems. We're looking for a self-starting, highly detailed and organized professional who practices discretion in all corporate matters and doesn't mind working with numerous accounts at once. We need someone who is reliable and able to carry out tasks autonomously and collaboratively. Seneca is seeking an individual who respects deadlines, especially during our peak season and month end.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a wide verity of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reconciliations
  • Assist with year end
  • Release blocked AP's and incoming invoices for payment
  • Manage accounts payable/receivable
  • Functions as a backup for all clerical office positions (payroll) and interface with those employees about routine issues or problems and provide resolution
  • Keeps record of all payable hours
  • Communicates with others in the organization to answer accounting questions or resolve issues
  • Proficient in Excel spreadsheet, Pivot Table, etc.
  • Completes production paperwork daily
  • Juggle competing priorities while meeting deadlines.
  • Completes and updates company's motor vehicle records
  • Participates in the preparation for the annual audit
  • Answering phones in a polite and professional manner.
  • Routes calls to the proper department or individual
  • Greeting visitors and answering general inquiries and maintains visitor log
  • Complete the processing of the daily mailroom requirements
  • Monitors/orders required office supplies and equipment
  • Operate office machines such as copiers, scanners
  • Completes various clerical duties as requested
  • Other duties as requested by controller or management as needed


  • Strong work ethic with high level of integrity
  • Ability to multi-task and be a team player
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work extended hours as needed
  • Ability to do front line office duties
  • Work well under stress


  • Able to work proficiently with Microsoft Word and Outlook programs.
  • Excellent organization, oral and communication skills
  • Adapt to a fast paced work environment with repetitive and monotonous projects
  • Previous AP experience a plus


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Benefits include:

  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HAS's or FSA's.
  • Other type of insurances
  • 401K
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off.

Seneca Foods Corporation is committed to providing equal opportunity for all, through a positive and continuing affirmative action program. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other Federal or State legally protected classes. Seneca Foods Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel you need a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact us at ADA@senecafoods.com or call 315-926-8100.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Nearest Secondary Market: Yakima

Keywords: Seneca Foods, Yakima , AP/Receptionist, Other , Yakima, Washington

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