Mayer Brown LLP

  • Accounts Payable Analyst II

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/17/2018 12:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2570
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Category
    Accounting - Staff Assistant
    Days
    Monday - Friday
    Hours
    8:30 am - 5:00 pm or 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
    Job Type
    Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Mayer Brown LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in 26 key business centers across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realize their greatest potential.

     

    If you enjoy working with team members whose defining characteristics are achievement, initiative, professionalism, responsiveness and adaptability, you may be the person we are seeking to join our Finance - Operations department, in Chicago, as an Accounts Payable Analyst II.

    Responsibilities

    • Coordinate Accounts Payable production and customer service workflow ensuring Firm policy and Financial procedures are maintained 
    • Ensure that all Accounts Payable data is entered and processed in a timely manner 
    • Review and verify the accuracy of invoice expense coding ensuring client and firm charges are allocated correctly
    • Prepare training documentation and coordinate the training of the US Accounts Payable personnel 
    • Recommend and implement A/P process changes as necessary 
    • Assist and back-up A/P personnel in all facets of production and customer service activities 
    • Assist with special initiatives and special projects 
    • Monitor the US-AP-Support mailbox to ensure customer service inquires and invoice processing meet the Firms Financial Operations guidelines 
    • Coordinate the maintenance of vendor data and 1099 filing 
    • Coordinate the expense reimbursement (Chrome River) process and ensure the Firms routing and approval policy is maintained 
    • Ensure the filing and expense back up retrieval process is accurate and meets the requirements of internal customers, clients, and vendors 
    • Coordinate the maintenance of Employee Personal Exchange Program and Cost Allocations

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Business/Accounting preferred or equivalent related business experience 
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience in Accounts Payable 
    • Law Firm experience highly preferred
    • Functional knowledge of Accounting required 
    • Understanding of process improvement concepts 
    • Aderant Expert legal software experience is a plus 
    • Experience with Chrome River is a plus 
    • Must be MS Office proficient 
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    • Flexibility and effective interpersonal skills 
    • Outstanding organizational skills 
    • Analytical and problem solving skills 
    • High level of accuracy and attention to detail 
    • Clear understanding of the importance of meeting the customer service needs of internal and external customers
    • Ability to lead and work harmoniously with team members 
    • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

     

    We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), as well as opportunities for professional development and growth. EOE m/f/d/v/so

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