Accounts Payable Clerk

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Title :

Accounts Payable Clerk

Location :

Los Angeles

Job Summary

Gibson Dunn is a leading global law firm, advising clients on significant transactions and disputes. Our exceptional teams craft and deploy creative legal strategies that are meticulously tailored to every matter, however complex or high-stakes. The firm’s work is distinguished by a unique combination of precision and vision.

Based in Los Angeles or Orange County, the Accounts Payable Clerk will be an integral part of the Accounting team.

This role reports to the Manager of Accounting.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review and approve vendor invoices and employee expense reimbursements processed by attorney and staff personnel in Chrome River, the accounts payable invoice and expense processing system used by the Firm.
  • Enforce Firm practices, policies, and procedures as they relate to accounts payable.
  • Assist attorney and staff personnel with accounts payable inquiries and requests, providing a high level of customer service at all times.
  • Utilize CMS Aderant (ERP system) and Chrome River software to directly process invoices and expense reimbursements, including large volume vendor files.
  • Test accounting and third party software programs to identify potential issues related to periodic system upgrades.
  • Work closely with accounting management team on special projects and ad hoc requests as needed.
  • Discuss opportunities for process improvements with management in order to increase efficiency.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, detail oriented, and is effective in problem solving.
  • The candidate must be committed to quality, customer service, teamwork and supporting department goals.
  • This position requires strong written and verbal communication skills, superior attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Must have strong technology skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word experience, with the ability to master and leverage accounting and legal technology solutions.
  • The ideal candidate demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Ability to work overtime as needed.

Experience

  • University degree or classes in Accounting, Business, or Finance preferred
  • 2+ years of accounts payable experience, with law firm experience preferred
  • Work history with Chrome River and/or CMS Aderant software a plus

 

 

Gibson Dunn will consider for employment qualified Applicants with Criminal Histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of local law.

 

Compensation & Benefits:

The annual compensation range for this position is $52-58k. The salary offered within this range will depend upon qualifications and other operational considerations.

Benefits offered for this position include health care; retirement benefits; paid days off, including sick time, and vacation time; parental leave; basic life insurance; Flexible Spending Accounts; as well as discretionary, performance-based bonuses.

GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP IS COMMITTED TO THE PRINCIPLES OF EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL PARTNERS, EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS AND, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE FEDERAL AND STATE LAWS, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF SEX, RACE, CREED, COLOR, RELIGION, MATRICULATION OR POLITICAL AFFILIATION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, ALIENAGE OR CITIZENSHIP STATUS, ANCESTRY, AGE, MARITAL STATUS OR PARTNERSHIP STATUS, FAMILY RESPONSIBILITIES, DISABILITY, MEDICAL CONDITION, PERSONAL APPEARANCE, GENETIC INFORMATION, PREDISPOSING GENETIC CHARACTERISTICS, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, MILITARY STATUS, STATUS AS A VICTIM OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, STALKING AND SEX OFFENSES, ARREST OR CONVICTION RECORD, OR ON ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY LAW.