Accounts Payable Rep

Location: Redwood City, CA
Date Posted: 13-10-2017
Top Tier Law Firm in Bay Area is seeking an Accounts Payable Representative to support their Accounting department. This is a fixed workweek, non-exempt position that is eligible to receive overtime compensation for hours worked beyond the standard 35 hours in the workweek.

Competitive compensation package comprised of base pay and discretionary year-end bonus for eligible employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability coverage, life insurance, flexible spending plan, a 401K plan, on-site gym and bistro, paid time off and holidays.
 
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
  • Follows-up on aged invoices and researches payment status and obtains statements of account as needed
  • Prepares and processes accounts payable invoices and check requests for payment; audits, corrects, and approves expense reimbursements in accordance with established firm policy through the firm’s applications and software
  • Reconciles vendor accounts
  • Maintains telephone and personal contact with clients, attorneys, staff and vendors on accounts payable matters
  • Utilizes computerized accounting and payables software programs
  • Develops spreadsheets for tracking, reporting and contingency planning
  • Organizes and maintains up-to-date financial records
  • Works closely with the accounting department in our New York office
  • Observes confidentiality in all Firm and client matters
 
Requirements:
  • 1+ years of law firm accounting experience
  • Basic understanding of general accounting principles
  • Must be computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office 2010 (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Ability to operate a 10-key calculator
  • Ability to be flexible and work with short deadlines and rush transactions
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to communicate with courtesy and tact
  • Must be a highly motivated, organized, and detailed-oriented self-starter
  • Ability to work overtime as needed
To Apply please send updated resume in word format to anton.tilgren@jba.com.
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