Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 3 months ago(3/25/2024 7:00 AM)




If you are an Accounts Payable professional looking for an opportunity to showcase your strong interpersonal and organizational skills, then we would like to meet with you!


The Accounts Payable Specialist will have primary responsibility for processing daily invoice and expense reports, handling vendor maintenance, domestic and international ACH and wire payment processing, and assisting in the cross-training of the Accounts Payable team.


At Cornerstone Research, you will be part of a thriving, 900-strong team that spans nine offices, comprises more than 55 nationalities, and leads the industry in its commitment to develop team members across all levels. Inc. Magazine has recognized Cornerstone Research three times as a Best Workplace for its outstanding employee engagement, collaborative culture, and professional growth opportunities.


You’ll Love It Here If You

  • Embrace learning and continuous improvement
  • Set and strive for a high bar of excellence
  • Believe that teamwork leads to success: ask us what it means to be #onefirmfirm!
  • Take pride in always doing your best work, even if it’s harder or takes longer
  • Are passionate about what you do


How You’ll Help Our Team Succeed

  • Reviewing payment requests and entering invoices into the firm’s financial system; processing weekly payments runs for domestic and international offices
  • Reviewing and processing employee expense reports, including exports from the firm’s expense management software), ensuring payments are timely and in compliance with expense reimbursement guidelines
  • Processing timely US and European vendor payments, employee expense reimbursements and secondee payroll via the most effective payment method to include checks, ACH, international BACS and wires
  • Voiding and reissuing vendor checks
  • Preparing and importing accruals for month-end reporting
  • Investigating all late payment fees and working to eliminate their re-occurrences
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements, striving to follow best practices to enhance the quality, efficiency, and effectiveness of the team
  • Co-managing the 1099 issuance process at year-end in collaboration with the Senior Manager, Accounts Payable
  • Ensuring all Help Desk tickets are adequately handled in a timely fashion


What You’ll Need to Be Successful

  • 5+ plus years’ of directly related experience in an accounts payable position with full knowledge of the entire accounts payable cycle preferred
  • The desire to take initiative and actively contribute to the team and the firm
  • The ability to communicate effectively and professionally
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to learn the firm’s financial and operational functions
  • The mindset to provide superior service
  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in a related field or demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training and experience


Who We Are

Cornerstone Research provides economic and financial analysis and expert testimony in all phases of commercial litigation and regulatory proceedings.


We work with a broad network of testifying experts, including leaders from academia and industry, who are recognized for their depth of knowledge, accomplishments, and research. Our staff consultants contribute expertise in economics, finance, accounting, and marketing, as well as business acumen, familiarity with the litigation process, and a commitment to produce outstanding results.


The firm’s uniquely collegial and supportive atmosphere makes Cornerstone Research a great place to work. We invest in our people in a host of ways, from providing meaningful learning and development opportunities to organizing memorable social events. To many, our culture and our people are the most exciting and enriching aspects of a career at Cornerstone Research.


For San Francisco Candidates Only: Cornerstone Research is offering a competitive market base salary for this position between $70,500 and $100,700.  A job offer will depend on how closely a candidate’s skills, experience and education match the requirements for the role.  In addition to base salary, we offer a total compensation package that includes annual performance bonus and generous benefits. 


Equal Employment Opportunity


Cornerstone Research is an equal employee opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other factors protected by law.


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