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Accounts Payable Clerk


Are you interested in joining an organization dedicated to increasing access to justice while addressing systemic inequities among the most vulnerable members of the Greater Los Angeles area? If yes, LAFLA is the place for you!


The Organization: LAFLA is a nonprofit law firm that protects and advances the rights of the most underserved—leveling the playing field and ensuring that everyone can have access to the justice system. With more than 90 years of service, LAFLA is the first and most experienced legal aid organization in Greater Los Angeles. LAFLA has more than 170 employees, including more than 80 attorneys, who provide free services and resources on a broad range of civil legal issues that impact healthy, safety, and self-sufficiency. Every year, LAFLA helps more than 100,000 people find their voice, regain control of their lives, and build a brighter future. Our unique combination of neighborhood offices, self-help centers at courthouses, and domestic violence clinics puts LAFLA on the frontlines in communities at the forefront of change. LAFLA also engages in impact litigation to help enact long-term systemic change—actively collaborating with a network of public and private partners to expand access to justice, identify needs in the communities we serve, and change laws and policies that adversely affect the underserved. For more information, please visit



LAFLA is currently accepting applications for the position of Accountants Payable Clerk.

  • Knowledge of fund accounting and cost allocation
  • Experience with Abila MIP-fund accounting software preferred;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel;
  • Strong accounting, computer and organizational skills;
  • Strong initiative, problem solving skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team; and
  • Willingness to develop new skills.



  • Prepares and enters all invoices, vendor updates or additions, manual check payments, void checks and corrections into the current payables processing system, in order to produce an accurate set of payments and reports in a timely manner;
  • Creates and maintains all vendor files and records;
  • Balances at month end the outstanding invoice file with the outstanding payable report;
  • Balances accounts payable general ledger;
  • Prepares and monitors payables aging report;
  • Ensures expenses are coded accurately and within the appropriate period;
  • Disburses all payable checks for signatures ;
  • Prepare general ledger account analyses as required;
  • Assist in preparing budgets & reports to funders and with special projects and research as required;
  • Accumulate expense-related documentation for audits;
  • Provide back up for payroll processing;
  • Prepare benefits reconciliation schedule on a monthly basis; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
To Apply: 


BENEFITS AND COMPENSATION – LAFLA offers a diverse environment with competitive compensation based on comparable public interest salaries. We also offer a generous benefits package for full-time employees including medical, dental, and vision for employees and dependents, life insurance, long-term disability and long-term care insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan. Employees may also qualify for bilingual supplements, law student loan reimbursements, and a cell phone stipend.


HOW TO APPLY - Please submit a cover letter and resume online to Include “Accounts Payable Clerk” in the subject line.


PROBATIONARY PERIOD - A six-month probationary period will be required.


AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER - Selection will be based solely on merit and will be without discrimination because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, age, religion, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, marital or registered domestic partners status, or any other legally protected status.


Submission Deadline: 
September 8, 2021
Organization Information: 
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles
United States