Accounting Manager with solid Accounts Payable experience to manage the US offices (8)

The firm is looking for a true manager who will lead the department into the next phase.  You will handle the revamping of the department and lead, motivate, galvanize, drive expectations and create new processes.

This a rare opportunity to make the department your vision.

The want a superstar manager with solid accounting experience in A/P that is driven, a team player, and very service oriented.

Currently working remotely until mid-October and then return to in-office work in Chicago, IL

Salary up to $135,000 with a bonus at year-end.

This cutting-edge leading global law firm with offices in over 25 major business centers across the World seeks an experienced Accounts Payable Manager to join the Financial Operations team in this critical leadership role located in the Chicago headquarters. This is a happy place that offers diversity, development, and growth to every team member. If you enjoy working with the best, then this is the opportunity for you!

The Chicago-based Accounts Payable function provides elite service to the firm by executing the cash disbursements cycle for eight US offices.

As the Accounts Payable Manager, you will lead a team of 2 supervisors, 2 team leads and 10 clerks.  In addition, you will lead a team of 8 3rd party clerks.  Monthly volume can be in excess of $1 million to $3 million a month.

You will be driving strategies, mitigating risk, managing and motivating the team, ensuring strong controls and clean records, overseeing systems, innovating, and providing impeccable service.

Please be an accomplished accounts payable expert with deep knowledge of all aspects of the cash disbursements cycle and related systems.

Please have 10+ years of Accounting experience with solid A/P experience, with at least 3 years in management and a plus if your experience is within a professional services firm or law firm, but not required

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and higher degrees preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered instead of the degree when experience is directly related to the needs and expectations of the role

Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, required

Any knowledge of automated disbursements workflow systems (e.g., Chrome River, Concur, Coupa), strongly preferred

The firm offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits, including medical/dental/vision/life/and AD&D insurance, 401(k) savings plan, back-up childcare, and eldercare, generous paid time off (PTO), bonus as well as opportunities for professional development and growth.