White Plains NY

Expense Specialist

CM Legal

Expense Specialist

The Opportunity
Our client is seeking an Expense Specialist to join the Firm. Within this position, you will be responsible for auditing and reviewing expense reports received from Firm employees and partners. This position will be based in the White Plains office and has a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

As the Expense Specialist you will:

  • Ensure expenditures are in compliance with Firm as well as tax authority guidelines and verify that appropriate supporting documentation is included.
  • Communicate any issues with the individual submitting the expense report and adjust expense reports as needed.
  • Process weekly check/ACH payments and monitor the distribution of payments.
  • Process files received from internal and external sources related to Firm expenditures, reviewing for accuracy
    and completeness.
  • Enter and post client disbursement batches received from the Firm's domestic and international offices. 


  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Chrome River, Aderant, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint), with the ability to learn new software and operating systems 
  • Thorough knowledge of bookkeeping practices
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of two years’ related experience

Salary Details
The starting base salary for this White Plains position is expected to be between $50,000 to $60,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other-job related factors, consistent with applicable law. 

The overall well-being of the team is important. They offer generous benefits to help you achieve wellness in all areas of your life.  

  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k), and voluntary benefits. 
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Paid leave options, including parental.
  • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Robust well-being classes and programs.
  • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities


  • Max. file size: 300 MB.

Every connection begins with a conversation. Begin the legal recruitment process now.