Position Title: Accounts Payable Manager
Location: Washington, DC – NW
Industry: Law Firm
Reports to: Director of Finance
Status: Full Time, Direct Hire, Exempt

Jones Networking is recruiting for an Accounts Payable Manager with a large Law Firm located in Washington, DC. The A/P Manager is responsible for the daily operations of the Firm’s Accounts Payable function to include the accurate completion of vendor payments, expense reimbursements and disbursement processing. This position is responsible for ensuring compliance with local and  international statutory requirements. The A/P manager will serve as the leader in the implementation of all systems and processes related to accounts payable and disbursements Firm-wide.

Our client offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits to include comprehensive healthcare coverage, 401(k) with employer match, flexible spending account, health savings account, generous vacation package, wellness Incentive program, paid parental leave programs, pre-tax transportation benefit programs, growth opportunities, and many other Firm benefits.

 Accounts Payable Manager Summary:

  • Supervise the accounts payable staff to include selection, training, and performance evaluation.

  • Oversee the Accounts Payable function for the Firm.

  • Manage the 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, as the Firm’s expense management software.

  • Develop and monitor metrics to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of accounts payable operations and drive exceptional efficiency and service levels.

  • Develop and oversee compliance processes for reporting and use tax filing.

  • Establish guidelines for all project requests made to accounts payable both from within the department and outside the department.

  • Work directly with other department personnel on automation issues, training, and interfaces.

  • Handle complex or non-routine situations that may arise in the A/P Department.

  • Resolve reconciling items when needed, work closely with the G/L team, and participate in the annual audit.

  • Ensure A/P staff members provide consistent and exceptional customer service to the Firm’s internal and external clients.

Qualifications Summary:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a business related field required.

  • Minimum three years of relative accounts payable experience experience post college graduation.

  • Minimum one year of supervisory experience required.

  • Experience working for a Law Firm or professional services firm.

  • Excellent communication skills to communicate effectively with all levels of attorneys and staff.

  • Strong leadership abilities.

  • Proficiency with Chrome River software is a plus.

  • Great presentation skills to prepare and present results for senior management.