Dole Packaged Foods

Accounts Payable Project Manager

Job Location US-CA-Westlake Village


The Accounts Payable Project Manager is a contract position, expected to last approximately 9-12 months. The position will assist with various transitions, including new software (Xsuite) and other projects to help stabilize the North American business process related to payables. Projects may include or be related to finding efficiencies through technology and improved business processes; assisting with overseeing the automated/specialized payables process (including ocean freight, inland freight and logistics payables) and working with IT to monitor payments through bank EDI processes; assist with government information reporting requirements and compliance (including Forms W8, W9, 1099’s, FATCA related to payables).


  • Serve in part as the day-to-day accounts payable liaison between North American business and remote accounts payable team, including effective coordination and resolution of issues
  • Identify and executive opportunities for better practices and implement solutions for smooth coordination to address various business challenges.  
  • Assist with government information reporting requirements and compliance (including Forms W8, W9, 1099’s, FATCA, and TIN matching)
  • Support business critical initiatives (working with IT as needed) involving procurement and accounts payable processes
  • Assist with ensuring effectiveness and compliance of accounts payable internal controls, JSOX and information security for North America processes
  • Assist with updating division policies and procedures to align with global policies; implement changes to division policy or procedure as needed
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 5+ years of experience with SAP ERP Accounts Payable functionality
  • 7 years of progressively responsible accounts payable positions
  • Familiar with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment and also works well independently
  • Proven ability to influence and work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls within Procure-to-Pay processes 
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills and working knowledge of other Microsoft products
  • Knowledge of Concur system preferred
  • Accounts payable or equivalent certification a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related area


  • Ability to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time; ability to answer phones, and utilize a variety of office equipment. Ability to lift a minimum of 15 lbs. and reach overhead.


  • Some international and domestic travel will be required


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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