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Accounts Payable Specialist

Benesch Law
Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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Benesch is proud to announce the opening for an Accounts Payable Specialist in our Cleveland office. This position is hybrid and has work from home flexibility.

Position Summary:

Our accounting department is growing, and we are looking to add 2 new team members! Are you looking for an opportunity to stretch your accounting wings and tap into your A/P skills even more? Then our A/P Specialist openings are just the position you've been looking for in the next step in your career. This role is perfect for the accounts payable professional who is looking to be part of a team, thrives in a fast-paced position and loves the challenge of multi-tasking.

The A/P Specialist plays a key role in ensuring payments are completed by processing, verifying and recording invoices in a timely and accurate matter. The accounting team is looking for a contributor who wants to expand their skill set and grow with the department in one of the nation's fastest growing law firms.

Essential Functions:

1. Reviews and exports invoices and expenses from Chrome River.

2. Verifies invoices have accurate allocation before export.

3. Issues checks through the ERPsystem.

4. Monitors accounts, invoices and vendor payments to clarify any unusual items or prices.

5. Responds to vendor inquiries.

6. Reconciles vendor statements, researches and corrects discrepancies.

7. Assists with the month-end and year-end closing processes.

8. Maintains accurate records, files and necessary documentation.

9. Audits and processes credit card bills.

10. Communicates properly and promptly with Benesch personnel and external contacts at all times and must exhibit a high level of customer service at all times.

11. Prepare information for year-end 1099's.

12. Understands accounting rules and Firm policies for approval or rejection process.

Additional Responsibilities:

1. Assist with special projects, process improvement opportunities and support to the Accounting department as needed.

2. Other duties as defined.


Benesch is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability (where applicant is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations), medical condition, protected veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Applicants who are interested in applying for a position and require special assistance or an accommodation during the process due to a disability should contact the Benesch Human Resources Department by phone at 216-363-4578 or email at

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