Accounts Payable Accountant

Pittsford, NY 14534, USA Req #334
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Founded in 1856, Harris Beach and its subsidiaries provide a full range of legal and professional services for clients across New York state, as well as nationally and internationally. Harris Beach is among the country’s top law firms as ranked by The National Law Journal. Clients include Fortune 100 corporations, privately-held companies, emerging businesses, public sector entities, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. Principal industries Harris Beach represents include education, energy, financial, food and beverage, health care, insurance, manufacturing, medical and life sciences, real estate developers, and state and local governments and authorities. The firm’s more than 200 lawyers practice among offices throughout New York state in Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, New York City, Rochester, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, Uniondale and White Plains, as well as in New Haven, Connecticut and Newark, New Jersey.

Location: Rochester Office (100% in the office)

Do you have accounts payable experience? Do you have strong organization skills and excellent attention for detail? Are you excited about the opportunity to join an innovative, growing law firm that has been successful for more than 165 years?

The Finance team at Harris Beach is in search of an Accounts Payable Accountant. This talented individual will be responsible for performing the accounts payable function and other financial related duties both independently and with others. You will THRIVE in this role if you have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years working with accounts payable in an office environment
  • Experience working in the Legal industry (preferred, not required)
  • Experience with the Aderant and/or Chrome River Invoice software systems (preferred not required)
  • Excellent analytical skills: comfortability with numbers/figures and proficiency working with a spreadsheet package
  • Strong verbal and written communication, client service, and listening skills

The Accounts Payable Accountant will perform daily processing of computerized checks, manual checks, and ACH payments for the Operating bank accounts of the Rochester and New York City offices, as well as payments for firm subsidiaries. This includes the review and input of invoices and check requests, timely delivery of checks, and voiding of checks (when applicable). Do you have the DRIVE and DESIRE to:

  • Perform daily invoice export into Aderant financial system and investigate and resolve issues as they arise
  • Investigate and resolve inquires regarding invoices posted to client files
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements and vendor inquires
  • Coordinate weekly Fedex (PSSHIP) invoice import into Aderant financial system and ensure proper posting and payment
  • Coordinate and set-up new vendors for all office locations
  • Enter monthly invoices to be paid, such as rent and subcontractor invoices

Harris Beach recognizes everyone has a right to be included. You will be SUCCESSFUL in your career at the firm if you:

  • Maintain high standards of performance and have a professional, cooperative, positive, and flexible attitude
  • Exhibit conscientiousness, dedication, self-discipline, and a sense of responsibility
  • Believe in the firm’s core values: integrity, support, ingenuity, teamwork, and inclusion
  • Enjoy working with diverse personalities within various levels of the firm
  • Are comfortable working in the office every day

Harris Beach is committed to an inclusive environment and we welcome applications from diverse candidates with varied backgrounds and skills, including military experience. Harris Beach PLLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The firm’s policy prohibiting unlawful discrimination applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, placement, assignment of duties, training, promotion, compensation & benefits and termination. It is the policy of Harris Beach PLLC that all applicants and employees enjoy a positive, respectful and productive work environment, free from behavior, actions or language constituting unlawful harassment. Accordingly, harassment or discrimination of any kind based on an individual’s race or color, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, military status, genetic predisposition, carrier status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, creed, domestic violence victim status or any other legally protected status is strictly prohibited. Harris Beach complies with the provisions of the Human Rights Law, all other State and Federal statutory and constitutional non-discrimination provisions including non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly