AP Specialist

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary
    $ 50000 - $ 55000
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounts Payable Specialist 

Exciting opportunity to work for an organization that truly believes in giving back and supporting non-profits!  This well-established law firm in dowtown Chicago is seeking to add to their team due to promotion. This firm is close-knit and places an emphasis on work-life balance as well as providing excellent client service. Cultural fit is just as important as experience!   As the  Accounts Payable Specialist you will ensure vendor bills are entered into the firm’s accounting system timely and accurately. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of invoicing and vendor management.  The AP Specialist will report to the Controller and have a significant impact on all areas of the AP functions and processes.  

Company offer excellent benefits, hybrid remote and in office work options and generous compensation.  


  • Review and enter vendor invoices into ERP system
  • Manage vendor accounts monthly to ensure receipt of any missed invoices in need of payment
  • Process stop payments on checks and reissue checks 
  • Responsible for preparing manual checks and refunds
  • Manage and organize vendor information and files 
  • Handle Employee Expense Reports
  • Process yearly 1099 filing info for accountant
  • Qualifications

  • 2+ years of AP experience or BS in Accounting and 1 year of experience 
  • Must be able to work effectively as a team member as well as independently
  • Maintains high level of service to internal and external vendors/clients
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with staff and vendors
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, and other MS Office products
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting is a plus, not required 
  • If you are interested in this Accounts Payable role, we want to hear from you! If you are interested in being considered for this role or any other accounting or finance opportunities, please click "apply" below and apply online at www.accountingprincipals.com.



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