Mayer Brown LLP

  • Accounts Payable Analyst I

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/22/2018 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2572
    # of Positions Remaining
    1
    Category
    Accounting - Accounting Clerk/Bookkeeper
    Days
    Monday - Friday
    Hours
    8:30 - 5:00 or 9:00 - 5:30
    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 I.

    Responsibilities

    • Review and code invoices in Chrome River
    • Ensure timely review and posting of all sessions exported from Chrome River
    • Respond to all inquiries with respect to Accounts Payable
    • Participate in the matching and mailing of checks and/or electronic payments
    • Accountable for communicating information regarding set up and maintenance of Vendor Records
    • Participate in the filing process
    • Posting sessions; mailing checks
    • Ensures proper client coding and proper firm account coding
    • Coordinate timely approvals, according to Firm policy, and timely payment of all invoices
    • Manage expense back up and filing
    • Respond to all inquiries with respect to Accounts Payable and any cost related inquiries
    Local Office Specific
    • Other back office duties and assistance with miscellaneous initiatives and projects. Some assignments in local offices may include: parking, taxis, wire transfers, spreadsheets, attendance, data entry to budget system, notary, reception, identifying application of cash receipts, reviewing travel expenses, and preparing check requests for reimbursements or refunds

    Qualifications

    High School diploma or GED required
    • Some college preferred
    • 2-3 years of experience in a high volume Accounts Payable environment
    • 1-2 years of experience in the Law Firm environment a plus
    • Experience with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel required
    • Experience with an Accounting or ERP system required
    • Experience with Aderant a plus
    • Experience with Chrome River a plus
    • Demonstrates accuracy and completes work in a timely manner
    • Strong customer service skills are a must
    • Should possess excellent interpersonal skills necessary to communicate with secretaries, attorneys, vendors, upper management and staff
    • Must be able to follow instructions (verbally and written), prioritize task and at times work independently
    • Must have an understanding of the team concept and have the ability to be a team player
    • Should possess excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment
    • Must be able to stand and bend for long periods
    • Lifting boxes up to 30 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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