Accounts Payable Manager (for law firm) – Washington DC

Alchemy Legal - Washington, DC

Accounts Payable Manager (for law firm) – Washington DC (minimum starting salary $73k)

Hours: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm


Accounting Department Summary: The Accounts Payable Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Firm’s accounts payable function. Responsibilities include the accurate and timely completion of vendor payments, expense reimbursement, and disbursement processing while adhering to Firmpolicy and client guidelines. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with local and international statutory requirements. The manager will be the leader in the implementation of systems and processes related to accounts payable and disbursements Firm-wide.
?Bachelor’s Degree required in a business-related field.

?The ideal candidate will be a finance professional with at least three years of experience and at least one yearsupervisory experience is required.

?Excellent communication skills, bothwritten and verbal; ability to communicateeffectively with all levels of lawyers andstaff.

?Excellent leadership skills and able towork both independently and within agroup.

?Ability to prioritize work, handle high-pressure situations, and meet deadlines.

?Effective research and problem solvingskills.

?Ability to prepare and present results forsenior management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
?Supervision of the accounts payment staff including selection, training, and performance evaluation.

?Manage the accounts payable function for all offices and other related projects.

?Manage the Firm’s Vendor database and communications with vendors regarding unpaid invoices.

?Analyze and draft amendments to accounts payable procedures to comply with Firm policies and regulatory requirements.

?Address functionality of accounts payable policies and procedures, including internal control procedures, and update as necessary.

?Oversee system and workflow improvements utilizing Chrome River, the firm’s expense managementsoftware.

?Develop and monitor metrics to ensure efficiency andeffectiveness of accounts payable operations anddrive exceptional efficiency and service levels.

?Develop and oversee compliance process forreporting, use tax filing and unclaimed/abandoned property.

?Establish guidelines for all project requests made toaccounts payable both from within the departmentand outside the department.

?Work directly with other department personnel onautomation issues, training, and interfaces.

?Handle complex or non-routine situationsindependently.

?Resolve reconciling items when needed, work closelywith the GL team, and participate in the annual audit.

?Ensure that staff members provide consistent andexceptional customer service to the Firm's internaland external clients

Compensation will be commensurate with experience, salary is flexible depending on the candidate

Prestigious law firm provides great environment and working atmosphere.

To hear more (confidentially of course), please email your resume along with salary expectations.

Thank you!

Phillip Prodehl

Alchemy Legal

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Posted On: Sunday, October 25, 2020

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