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Accounts Payable Specialist!

R&W Group is in search of an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join our mid-sized law firm client in DC. The Accounts Payable Specialist will be an integral part of the accounting team and will be responsible for processing invoices and check requests to ensure proper GL coding and responding to attorneys and staff regarding payment status. Position reports to the Director of Finance.


  • Reviews all expense reports in Chrome River to ensure proper documentation, coding and compliance with travel and expense policy

  • Review all invoices for appropriate coding, documentation and approval in Chrome River

  • Import into Elite vendor invoices and expense reports

  • Prepping excel worksheet to process weekly check run and ACH/EFT transaction summary

  • Enter wire payment information to online banking platform

  • Prepare and file monthly sales and use tax returns

  • Setup new Vendors, verifying new vendor 1099 status, receipt of W9

  • Confirming vendor wire payment instructions based on fraud protection protocol

  • Respond to vendor inquiries, reconcile vendor statements, research and resolve discrepancies

  • Preparing 1099 excel worksheets for yearly 1099 filings

  • Assisting in preparation of AP reports including audit schedules

  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

  • Support month-end and year-end close

  • Handle petty cash and reimbursement

  • Assist with ad hoc projects as needed

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Knowledge of Chrome River and Elite Enterprise is a must

  • Four-year high school diploma or equivalent

  • Five plus years of accounts payable experience, law firm experience preferred

  • Must know basic accounting procedures

  • Knowledge of sales and use tax

  • Knowledge of banking and journal entries

  • Knowledge of 1099’s miscellaneous

  • Managing processes related to integrations with third party software

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlooks, PowerPoint, and Word)

  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be dependable and have a professional demeanor

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team player

  • Strong work ethic, multi-tasking skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities

  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information

  • Assist in month-end/year-end closing processes

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Position to start in a remote capacity until the office reopens.

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