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Account Payable Specialist Level 1

Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, NY 11201
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POSITION: Accounts Payable Clerk

REPORTS TO: Accounts Payable Supervisor

STATUS: Full-time, Non-Exempt, Hybrid Work Environment

SUMMARY: Founded in 1901, Brooklyn Law School is a distinguished, independent law school located in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The Law School is searching for an Accounts Payable Clerk to assist with accounts payable functions, including a timely review of accounting records and general ledgers while maintaining a superior level of customer service. The Law Schools size, vibrant employee and student population, and commitment to providing the best legal education, will offer a candidate the opportunity to develop and diversify practical skills and participate firsthand in the business of operating a successful educational institution.


  • Gather and review invoices, payment requests, travel & expense reports, and corporate credit card statements
  • Assists with accounting records and general ledgers by reconciling monthly statements
  • Maintain approved invoice records, daily time sheets, and other various spreadsheets
  • Respond to inquiries from the varied population that we serve and immediately resolve issues
  • Assist with facilitating payment to various vendors
  • Thoroughly and accurately maintain files and documentation in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Generate reports as needed
  • Assist Finance & AP team on various projects
  • Review processes and procedures and enhancements
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelors Degree in accounting or a related field
  • 1-2 years experience in accounts payable and heavy customer service is required
  • Proficiency at data entry and experience operating a tenkey adding machine by touch
  • Ability to understand and apply best practices based on school financial policies, and federal regulations
  • Must be a team player, detail-oriented and have strong customer service orientation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
  • Strong computer skills in MS Outlook, Word, and Excel are essential
  • Experience with Ellucian, Colleague a plus, but not required
  • Experience in higher education or non-profit organizations preferred

Brooklyn Law School is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.


Posted: 2022-11-13 Expires: 2022-12-16

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