Accounts Payable

Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Mar 30, 2017
Closes
Apr 29, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

LINDQUIST & VENNUM, a large downtown Minneapolis law firm, has an opening for a full-time Accounts Payable Position

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive invoices and verify goods and services are billed appropriately.
  • Prepare invoices for vouchering (data entry) and enter invoices for payment; assign vendor numbers, determine payment date, code vouchers and accrue use tax if necessary, and verify appropriate approval has been documented.
  • Process data uploads for a variety of vendors, including credit cards, government entities, and prepaid accounts.
  • Print checks, obtain signatures, and mail checks to vendors or return to the requestor.
  • Review personal reimbursements in workflow, forward for necessary approval, and upload into accounting system.
  • Create and maintain vendor data in accounting system.
  • Maintain 1099 vendor information for year end filing; generate and mail 1099s to vendors.
  • Resolve outstanding check issues.
  • Assist vendors and internal customers with A/P requests via telephone and email; research issues as necessary.
  • Process rush check requests.
  • Test and provide feedback on new systems and processes prior to implementation.
  • Assist with accounting department projects as needed.

Other Job Responsibilities:  Other duties as assigned in relation to the Accounts Payable Specialist position.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least two years of post-secondary education including coursework in accounting or finance required.
  • At least one year of previous experience in a professional environment helpful.
  • Attention to detail required, along with exceptional proofreading skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints.  Must be flexible and able to handle stress in a constantly changing work environment.
  • Requires excellent interpersonal skills with firm personnel at all levels.Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in a positive and professional manner.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, and Excel).Experience with Aderant and Access reporting helpful.
  • Demonstrate reliability through adherence to work schedule and attendance.
  • Must be able to speak English proficiently and follow directions.
  • Must be able to work with confidential issues in a professional manner.
  • Exhibit a positive demeanor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Normal office environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust, temperature and the like.
  • Limited heavy lifting over 10 pounds.
  • May require overtime on occasion.

Lindquist & Vennum offers a professional work environment and a competitive salary and benefits package. Please submit cover letter, resume, and salary history by email to staffrecruiter@lindquist.com. An EEO/AA Employer. No agency emails or phone calls please.