Payables and Receivables Clerk


Permanent - Full Time


New Haven

Job Role


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The Role

Under the general direction of the US Assistant Controller, the Payable and Receivable Clerk will be responsible to process daily receipts of firm and client funds, support the payables process, and any other accounting and finance duties, as assigned.


  • Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; flexibility for occasional before and after hours work, as needed.

Key Support Tasks and Essential Duties:

  • Apply daily receipts, including office, escrow and miscellaneous funds.
  • Confirm incoming wires and checks to attorneys, secretaries and others, as required.
  • Research, reconcile and coordinate return of residual client funds.
  • Assist in processing vendor invoices.
  • Assist in processing trust disbursements (wire and check).
  • Initiate internal transfers and outbound electronic payments on banking portals.
  • Assist the accounting department with month and year end closing activities, as required.

Technical Requirements

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams
  • Elite Enterprise, Elite 3e, Aderant
  • Filesite / iManage
  • Online banking systems, ie, HSBCnet and Bank of America CashPro

Skills and Personal Qualities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Capable of meeting deadlines while being attentive to detail
  • Ability to work well both in a team and independently
  • Bachelors degree 


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