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A/P Director

Los Angeles, CA 90017

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position Type: Accounting Job Number: 25050 Rate DOE: $150,000 to $170,000

Job Description


Position: A/P Director 

Location: Los Angeles, CA (hybrid, 2 days onsite, after 2 months training) 

Pay: $150,000 to $170,000/yr (Depending on experience) 

Experience: 6+ years of experience in a law firm to provide leadership and direction to firm accounting operations, internal controls and purchasing/procurement. 

Type: Full-time; Direct Hire  

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm 

Kent Daniels & Associates is seeking an A/P Director to join our dynamic law firm client!    

Job Description:   
  • Conduct evaluations and other required and discretionary interaction with staff to ensure timely and proper documentation of performance 
  • Develop/maintain applicable policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems 
  • Maintain plans and strategy for maintenance, continuity, and functionality of the firm’s accounts payable systems 
  • Monitor current status and developments in applicable systems and approaches 
  • Evaluate/implement new systems and software, including Chrome River Expense and Cosine 
  • Work with internal and external programmers and monitor system performance and issues 
  • Maintain accuracy, timeliness and efficiency in high volume and complex A/P environment and a deep understanding of law firm accounting across the department and firm 
  • Focus on continuous improvement in A/P volume and accuracy 
  • Assure timely completion and accuracy of firm reports 
  • Design, analyze and provide ad hoc requests for information regarding firm accounts and related metrics 
  • Conduct related periodic, month-end and year-end closings and the preparation of consolidated reports 
  • Prepare/maintain related work papers and documentation 
  • Prepare/post journal entries and perform account analysis and reconciliations 
  • Responsible for department processes including vendor payments, expense reimbursements, processing of EDI files, check run processing and vendor account reconciliation 
  • Maintain effective vendor relationships by working with vendors on outstanding invoice issues 
  • Provide firm-wide support to all administrative staff and attorneys regarding vendor invoice issues and payments, client charges and expense reimbursements 
  • Communicate with claims adjusters and other clients regarding payment status of vendor invoices, and administer purchasing, credit and travel card programs, and generate 1099s 

Position Requirements:     
  • Must have a strong strategic and analytical ability to effectively communicate and interact with a high level of professional service to clients, vendors, management, attorneys, and staff 
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and be deadline driven  
  • Handle a high volume of work in a dynamic environment 

Kent Daniels & Associates is part of Array Corporation, the leading technology-enabled workforce solutions company whose mission is to fix how labor is bought, sold and delivered to enable universal access to the American Dream. 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

Job Requirements


Position: A/P Director 

Location: Los Angeles, CA (hybrid, 2 days onsite, after 2 months training) 

Pay: $150,000 to $170,000/yr (Depending on experience) 

Experience: 6+ years of experience in a law firm to provide leadership and direction to firm accounting operations, internal controls and purchasing/procurement. 

Type: Full-time; Direct Hire  

Schedule: Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm 

Kent Daniels & Associates is seeking an A/P Director to join our dynamic law firm client!    

Job Description:   
  • Conduct evaluations and other required and discretionary interaction with staff to ensure timely and proper documentation of performance 
  • Develop/maintain applicable policies, procedures, controls and reporting systems 
  • Maintain plans and strategy for maintenance, continuity, and functionality of the firm’s accounts payable systems 
  • Monitor current status and developments in applicable systems and approaches 
  • Evaluate/implement new systems and software, including Chrome River Expense and Cosine 
  • Work with internal and external programmers and monitor system performance and issues 
  • Maintain accuracy, timeliness and efficiency in high volume and complex A/P environment and a deep understanding of law firm accounting across the department and firm 
  • Focus on continuous improvement in A/P volume and accuracy 
  • Assure timely completion and accuracy of firm reports 
  • Design, analyze and provide ad hoc requests for information regarding firm accounts and related metrics 
  • Conduct related periodic, month-end and year-end closings and the preparation of consolidated reports 
  • Prepare/maintain related work papers and documentation 
  • Prepare/post journal entries and perform account analysis and reconciliations 
  • Responsible for department processes including vendor payments, expense reimbursements, processing of EDI files, check run processing and vendor account reconciliation 
  • Maintain effective vendor relationships by working with vendors on outstanding invoice issues 
  • Provide firm-wide support to all administrative staff and attorneys regarding vendor invoice issues and payments, client charges and expense reimbursements 
  • Communicate with claims adjusters and other clients regarding payment status of vendor invoices, and administer purchasing, credit and travel card programs, and generate 1099s 

Position Requirements:     
  • Must have a strong strategic and analytical ability to effectively communicate and interact with a high level of professional service to clients, vendors, management, attorneys, and staff 
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and be deadline driven  
  • Handle a high volume of work in a dynamic environment 

Kent Daniels & Associates is part of Array Corporation, the leading technology-enabled workforce solutions company whose mission is to fix how labor is bought, sold and delivered to enable universal access to the American Dream. 

We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 

Additional Information

Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 37 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms nationwide. Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable. Salary ranges are provided in good faith at the time of posting and represent the compensation KDA/our clients are willing to pay for the advertised position. Exact compensation will be determined by a wide range of factors including but not limited to experience level, education/training, relevant skills, business needs and location.
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