Accounts Payable Specialist

At Taft, we work as one team, driven and committed to helping our clients succeed. A full-service law firm with approximately 600 attorneys and over 1,000 total on our team, we have the collaborative approach, advanced technological resources, and depth of services that make us a preeminent law firm in the Midwest.

Taft is currently seeking an AP Specialist in Cleveland.

We are seeking am AP Specialist to work with our Accounting team in the Cleveland office. All Taft employees operate under a “Client First” philosophy—in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients. 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Answers all vendor inquiries. 
  • Maintains all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets, and corporate accounts payable files.
  • Assists in month-end closings.
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required.
  • Reconciles credit card accounts as necessary.
  • Initiates domestic and international wires.
  • New vendor set-up.
  • Some backup responsibilities for billing and cash receipts.

Competencies:

  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Creative problem-solving skills.
  • Integrity, personal effectiveness, and credibility.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Collaboration and teamwork.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and operate within deadlines.
  • Ability to manage stress.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft software applications and ability to use a variety of software applications.
    • Taft presently uses Rippe & Kingston LMS software.

Requirements:

  • An Associate’s degree in accounting, or equivalent business finance or accounting experience is required.

Interested candidates should apply to Alycen Cummings, acummings@taftlaw.com.


Taft is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.