Who We Hire

We are always looking for experienced, committed and enthusiastic people to join our talented team.  If you would like to be a part of Midwest Mountaineering, please bring your application and resume into the store and introduce yourself to a manager – we would love to meet you!

Why You Should Work Here

  • You will work for one of the leading independent stores in the nation.
  • You will learn a lot about the outdoors industry.
  • You will be part of a select team of industry veterans.
  • You will work and play with other fun employees.
  • You will work with fun customers doing things they enjoy.
  • You will get great discounts on cool gear.
  • You will meet other outdoors enthusiasts and go on trips.
  • You’ll get rich quick. 😉

Current Employment Opportunities

Accounts Payable/Payroll Clerk

Midwest Mountaineering is an independent, specialty outdoor store dedicated to helping people have fun outdoors since 1970. We are a passionate community of dedicated outdoor enthusiasts – hikers, backpackers, paddlers, climbers and more. Love of the outdoors is a qualification for this job! Our team of dedicated sales and office staff share our outdoor passion and we share many activities together. And we’re dog friendly – well behaved dogs are welcome in this position.

Process all vendor payables timely, and match accurately with invoices and receiving using Quickbooks. Ensure that the supporting backup complies with all internal control and tax requirements. Allocate payments to the proper expense accounts. Produce and reconcile 1099’s. Communicate with vendors buyers, receivers and the Head Bookkeeper to resolve any payables problems on a timely basis. Process bi-weekly payroll with payroll vendor, ADP. Accurately enter confidential data and maintain employee files in accordance with company policy. Import hours from timeclock software. Proof all payroll information input before payroll checks are finalized. Process employee change notices, new hires, rate changes, W-4’s, direct deposit changes, and other miscellaneous employee information. Work with payroll vendor to resolve any payroll software problems. Track vacation and sick time and communicate with management and staff related to these. Process health insurance and other benefits payments and payroll deductions, as well as prepare year-end W-2’s Communicate with employees professionally, confidentially and accurately regarding payroll matters.

3 years accounts payable and payroll experience, preferably, but not necessarily, in a retail environment. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Experience with Microsoft Office applications Experience with QuickBooks preferred but training will be provided.


• 401(k) plus match
• Dental insurance
• Employee discount
• Flexible schedule
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Vision insurance

Employment Application

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We look forward to receiving your employment application.  Call (Michael, Aaron, or Rudi) with questions:  612-339-3433.

Applications may be submitted:

  • In person at the store.
  • E-mail:  [email protected]
  • U.S. Postal Mail:
    Midwest Mountaineering
    Attn: Human Resources
    309 Cedar Ave S
    Minneapolis, MN 55454