Cresco Labs

Sr. Manager, Accounts Payable

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 14, 2022


Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine's Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods ("CPG") approach to cannabis, Cresco's house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy's, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco's national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry's first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.


At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation's cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.


Cresco Labs is seeking a Senior Manager, Accounts Payable to join our corporate finance team in Chicago, IL. The Senior Manager, Accounts Payable manages all aspects of the Accounts Payable including invoice processing, payment processing, month end accruals, internal controls and master data creation. This role oversees a team of AP Supervisor, AP Team Leads and AP Analyst, and reporting to the Director of Shared Services Accounting.


  • Lead all activities and operations in the accounts payable function for the organization
  • Key leader, driving continuous improvement of processes and procedures as company expands in to new and established markets
  • Assist with implementation of additional accounting modules and add-on reporting systems, including ERP implementation
  • Ensure analysis of invoices for accuracy and eligibility for payment
  • Managing timely payments of vendor invoices
  • Maintaining accurate financial records and control reports
  • Work closely with the Treasury Manager and Analyst to forecast cash for 13-week forecasting process
  • Work closely with the Corporate Accounting team to ensure proper coding of AP invoices and accruals
  • Ensure integration/expansion of AP processes in newly acquired businesses and expanding markets.
  • Documentation and development of SOPs, process maps, and key controls in the functional area under supervision.
  • Support the year-end financial audit and tax preparation process by maintaining accurate records in line with the Company's document retention policy
  • Build strong, collaborative relationships with key stakeholders (such as Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Procurement, IT, business functions, and external service providers)
  • In conjunction with the Director of Shared Services Accounting identify areas of improvement to enable a rapid scale of growth while improving stakeholder experience
  • Other Duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's in business related field (Accounting, Business Administration), Certified Payables Manager (APM) or CPA desirable
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Accounts Payable management or another related role
  • Previous management experience required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and consistent follow through on assigned tasks
  • Public company experience, including SOX controls, highly preferred
  • Project management experience highly preferred
  • Experience with financial accounting and ERP systems (SAP and/or Sage Intacct preferred)
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office required
  • Enjoys working in a start-up, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner


Cresco Labs requires that all corporate employees be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on or before September 30, 2021. If you are offered and accept a position, you will be required to prove your vaccination status prior to when your employment begins. If you require a medical or religious accommodation with regard to vaccination, please let us know once you receive an offer of employment (if applicable).


  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.


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