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Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounting & Finance
Iowa, USA
Posted on Thursday, November 2, 2023

ByHeart is an infant nutrition company built from the ground up to deliver real innovation on behalf of babies and parents. Our mission is simple: make the best formula in the world. That’s why we studied the latest breast milk science, worked directly with suppliers we know and trust, set uncompromising quality standards, developed our own small batch blending process, built our own manufacturing facilities, and conducted a groundbreaking clinical trial. Our goal is to create a future where all parents feel amazing about feeding their baby—no matter how they do it.

When we launched our Whole Nutrition Infant Formula in March 2022, we were the first new U.S infant formula manufacturer in 15 years. Since then, we’ve been leading the way in a lot of ways.


  • The only U.S.-made infant formula to use organic, grass-fed whole milk
  • The first and only U.S. infant formula company to add the two most abundant proteins found in breast milk—alpha-lac and lactoferrin—to our ingredients list
  • The first infant formula company to receive Clean Label Project’s Purity Award (and we test for 700 contaminants vs the required 400)
  • We ran the largest clinical trial by a new infant formula brand in 25 years—clinically proving our benefits vs a leading infant formula like:
    • Less spit up
    • Softer poops
    • Easier digestion
    • More efficient weight gain
    • Enhanced nutrient absorption
    • Longer stretches between nighttime feeds*

With >$250M in funding, we’re shifting the industry forward—and this is just the beginning. Help us build a future where all parents can feel amazing about feeding, by joining our growing team of >275 people that stretches across the country.

We're proud to offer competitive, family-first benefits, including but not limited to:

  1. Health insurance for the whole family: medical, dental, & vision insurance covered 100%, with 90% coverage for your family.
  2. Flexible paid time off: plus 12+ company holidays, and 2 floating holidays to use at your discretion!
  3. 16-weeks of fully-paid parental leave and new parent support: free 1-year supply of formula, cozy feeding suites, and paid pumping time.
  4. Up to 6% 401(k) Match to help you plan for your future.
  5. Company equity for every employee: because when we succeed, we succeed together!

Visit our site to learn more, and check out some recent press on ByHeart:

*based on data from infants at approximately 4 months of age

Role Description

Reports To: Site Controller

Location: Allerton, IA

Start Date: ASAP

Role Responsibilities

  • Design and oversee entire procurement process, including vendor set up, invoicing entering, and payments.
  • Manage and improve our vendor onboarding procedures to ensure seamless communication between our internal teams and their vendors
  • Oversee and maintain approval matrix for purchase orders, invoices, and payments
  • Ensure correct expense classification and reporting
  • Continuously improve systems and technology to support business growth and scalability
  • Assist with month-end close procedures, including cash reconciliation, credit card statements, and management reporting
  • Support SAP implementation and transition across the organization

Skills & Qualifications

  • 5 + years Accounts Payable experience
  • Previous experience leading Accounts Payable function in a manufacturing setting
  • Working knowledge of SAP and payable systems such as and Concur
  • Experience with manufacturing, capital projects, supply chain, and 3-way match vouchering required
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and ability to work in a growing business
  • Entrepreneurial mentality around best practices for policies, systems, and processes

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.