Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Locations US-CA-Calpella
Job ID 2024-3240


Mendocino Forest Products  (MFP) Company is looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Finance team at our Corporate Headquarters in Calpella, CA.


This position starts at an hourly rate of $25.00 and offers full benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K matching and Life Insurance.


The primary focus of the successful candidate will be to calculate and post business transactions, process invoices, verify financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records as well as be responsible to maintains vendor files.


In aggregate, the Mendocino Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill Company, and Allweather Wood) own nearly 450,000 acres of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C031337) certificated redwood and Douglas-fir timberland, constitute the largest waterborne wood treater in the Western USA, and is the largest producer of redwood lumber in the world. Collectively providing 950 employees and their families with excellent wages and benefits in communities throughout the Western USA. Additionally, the Mendocino Companies own and operate a 25-megaWatt biomass cogeneration power plant and wood pellet plant.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Timely code invoices to the proper general ledger account and ensure proper approvals
  • Enter, Research and code invoices
  • Work with automatic payment contracts, electronic fund payments, and system and manual check runs
  • Positive pay validation; research and resolution for exceptions
  • Check voids/stop payments
  • Review of vendor address data
  • Verify local tax rates
  • Communicate accounts payable calendar
  • Accounts payable month end close
  • Update/maintain accounts payable procedures
  • Accounts Payable inbox monitoring, printing, and sorting of invoices
  • Filing and electronic data storage
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Basic understanding and knowledge in MS Dynamics (Great Plains) or other ERP systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, etc.).
  • Ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 


  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is occasionally required to, sit; stand; walk; stoop or kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands.
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Noise levels can be moderate to loud when outside of the office areas.
  • Safety Glasses, reflective vests and safety shoes are required outside of the office areas.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving

  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Gathers and analyzes information skillfully
  • Develops alternative solutions
  • Works well in group problem solving situations
  • Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

 Oral & Written Communication

  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations
  • Listens and requests clarification
  • Responds well to questions
  • Demonstrates group presentation skills
  • Participates in meetings
  • Writes clearly and informatively
  • Edits work for spelling and grammar
  • Varies writing style to meet needs
  • Presents numerical data effectively
  • Able to read and interpret written information


  • Reacts well under pressure
  • Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
  • Accepts responsibility for own actions

 Planning & Organizing

  • Prioritizes and plans work activities
  • Uses time efficiently
  • Plans for additional resources
  • Sets goals and objectives
  • Develops realistic action plans

Ethics & Organizational Support

  • Works with integrity and ethically
  • Follows established policies and procedures
  • Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time
  • Supports organizational goals and values
  • Respects diversity

Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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