San Diego Wave Fútbol Club is on a mission to build a world class home for players and fans that will be loved locally and respected globally. We are seeking an Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable (AP/AR) Specialist to join our mission so we can share our story, win championships, increase, and delight our fans. We’re making memories and engaging our community through this beautiful game.
This is a full-time role in San Diego, California where our AP/AR Specialist is responsible for working closely with departments and external vendors to develop and implement ongoing optimization strategies for payables and receivables. This position maintains financial records, assists with general accounting related tasks, maintains spreadsheets and databases of financial information, and upholds our policies with vendors. At Wave FC, we encourage open communication and foster supportive relationships. We collaborate to excel so this position works closely with internal teams and external clients, our community, and partners. Dive in, check out the details below; if it sounds like you and something you’re interested in, we encourage you to apply.
Share in our mission and ambition.
Review invoices, as applicable request and follow-up on proper documentation submissions and approvals, input data with accurate coding for payment and reporting purposes.
Balance cash accounts.
Audit and process credit card expenses.
Reconcile vendor statements; clarify/correct any discrepancies.
Prepare AR summary report making sure all necessary information is provided.
Proactively identify and resolve outstanding items with professional follow-up.
Set-up vendors and customers collecting accurate/complete documentation and tax forms necessary for payment and reporting.
Oversee all tax-related processes, like the 1099 tax information.
Keep track of financial expenditures and provide regular reports.
Oversee payment transactions such as corporate credit cards, ACH, wires, checks.
Assist with monthly and year-end close.
Provide inquiry and problem resolution as primary Finance/Accounting department contact.
Proactively work to improve and streamline operational processes.
Maintain documentation for existing processes and documenting procedures for new processes.
Ensure all reported data, metrics, and results are accurate, comply with regulations, laws, standards, and meet deadlines.
Leverage data to analyze expense patterns and areas of financial cost savings; share findings with relevant stakeholders.
Adapt quickly as business needs evolve.
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field.
3+ years of accounts payable and/or receivable experience.
Familiarity with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) preferred
Experience with Accounting/ERP systems.
Great at building relationships both internally and externally.
Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information.
Professional, positive, and proactive.
Passion for the success of Women’s Professional Sports.
Meticulous attention to detail, analytical, and consistently meet deadlines.
Advanced, applied knowledge of MS Office suite; specifically Excel.
Available for game day and other events (often outside of traditional business hours):
WE SUPPORT OUR TEAM
Our people are our club. We champion an inclusive culture, prioritize diversity and equity. We believe different backgrounds and experiences bring new ideas and perspectives. Our goal is to have diverse, talented candidates from underrepresented and underserved backgrounds apply. We’re excited to welcome new members of our team who share our passion.
Have what it takes and ready to join us? Apply today!
All San Diego Wave FC employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.