Now Hiring: Accounts Payable Assistant

Now Hiring: Accounts Payable Assistant - Rupp Pfalzgraf - People at Law

Accounts Payable Assistant –Buffalo, NY

Job Description

Who We Are: Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC is a law firm that is driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising spirit.  We are committed to excellence in the practice of law and we value collaborative, human working relationships with people who share our optimism and energy.  Our team takes an innovative approach, creatively looking at every challenge from every angle to reveal opportunities for our clients and our employees.

Who We Need: Rupp Baase is looking for a full-time Accounts Payable Assistant to join the accounting team within our growing law firm. This in-office position will perform basic bookkeeping tasks with particular regard to accounts payable functions, as well other accounting/office functions of the firm. The ideal candidate must have good organizational skills and the ability to operate in a fast-paced and innovative environment that values collaboration.


  • Ideal candidate will have at least 1+ year of Accounting experience
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)
  • Strong organizational and communications skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy, ability to meet deadlines, and able work in a fast-paced environment


  • Enter, review, verify, and process invoices and check requests to be completed for payment
  • Prepare and generate checks
  • Maintain copies of invoices necessary for files
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
  • General ledger and billing scanning
  • Manage Accounts Payable processes and have an active role with the firm’s billing practices
  • Journal entries
  • Respond to client inquiries regarding online payments
  • Assist with other accounting duties as needed, such as client payment processing, credit card reconciliation, and expense entry recording

What Makes Us Different:  While we work hard to help our clients be successful, we also like to have fun! We are a firm that boasts a second-to-none culture: regular in-house events including firm lunches, happy hours, annual ping pong tournaments, and community events like Ride for Roswell. We offer a flexible schedule and occasional early releases to give our people time to enjoy life outside of the office. 

Benefits:  Our generous benefits package includes paid time off in addition to paid holidays, medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k with Firm contribution, potential for 401 profit sharing, short and long-term disability insurance, employee assistance program, ID protection insurance, employee/spouse/child insurance, and an opportunity for a year-end bonus based on performance.  These are just a few reasons why Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham has been consistently recognized as one of Buffalo’s Best Places to Work.

All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, sex, disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status, or domestic violence victim status.