Cresco Labs

Team Lead, Accounts Payable

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May 11, 2022

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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 Accounts Payable Team Lead to join our finance team. The Accounts Payable Team Lead will help drive company success by guiding the AP Team to address the daily task requirements. This individual will report directly into our AP Supervisor. This role is located in our Chicago, IL corporate office. Our ideal candidate must be a self-starter who is highly organized with great attention to detail and thrives in a fast-paced environment.


Support and oversee the day-to-day duties of the AP Team as directed by AP Supervisor

Support weekly check run as needed

Review and post invoices processed by the AP Team as needed

Quarterly review of 1099 vendors posted

Work with AP Supervisor to provide training and monitor Standard Operating Procedures

Support AP Supervisor with month-end tasks and escalations

Develop Standard Operating Procedures with the support of the AP Team to provide to AP Supervisor for approval

Root cause analysis as needed by the AP Supervisor and AP Manager

Assist the AP Coordinators as required with coding invoices

Assist with posting invoices as needed

Work with the AP Supervisor to reconciles the AP Sub-Ledger as needed monthly

Support to address audit requests as required by internal or external auditors

Calculate monthly accruals for review by AP Supervisor

Manage documentation as needed for AP Team

Performs other related duties as assigned by the AP Supervisor or AP Manager


Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficient in ERP System (Sage Intacct and SAP preferred) and Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel

Knowledgeable with Accounts Payable functions

Work experience with G/L coding

Previous background with problem-solving and analytical review

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

Ability to be a team player and provide excellent customer service to our stakeholders, setting example for other staff

Previous team lead experience preferred

High school diploma

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred

Minimum six years of work experience in Accounts Payable with some background supporting a team environment

Experience at a large, multi-national public company with SOX compliance preferred


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).


Cresco Labs is proud to offer eligible employees a robust offering of benefits including, major medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(K)-match program, FSA/HSA programs, LTD/STD options, life insurance and AD&D. We also offer eligible employees paid holidays and paid time off. Other rewards may include annual discretionary bonuses, stock options as well as participation in our employee discount program. Benefits eligibility for permanent positions may vary by full-time or part-time roles, location, or position.


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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