Current Accounting/Finance Opportunities
**If you are interested in any of the opportunities listed below - or any other position in a law firm please contact Geri Moreland to discuss at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revenue Manager - for global law firm in Washington, DC. This position reports to the Assistant Director Billing/Collections and has 3 direct reports. In this firm wide position candidate will be responsible for managing A/R portfolio, maintaining successful client relationships and resolving past due accounts. Duties for this position include: Managing collections process firm wide, establishing procedures for processing receipts and collections, providing reports and information to attorneys, managing audit request letters, and reviewing daily collections reports. This position is responsible for supervising, hiring, motivating and training a staff of 3 and is responsible for performance evaluations, expectations and feedback.
Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 3 years of proven successful supervisory experience of law firm accounting staff, superior interpersonal and written communication skills, 5 years of law firm collection experience, advanced excel skills and automated collections experience. Salary is commensurate with experience, generous employee benefits offered.
Billing Coordinator - for highly regarded top tier law firm with low staff turnover and strong morale. ***Listed as Top Workplace several years in a row! This position is responsible for supporting assigned attorneys in all areas of billing. Candidate should be knowledgeable in areas of basic accounting, law firm billing, collections and have experience with law firm billing software. This position has daily interaction with attorneys, management, staff and clients and requires discretion and a high level of confidentiality regarding client matters.
Duties for this position include: assisting all areas of client billing such as invoice preparation, narrative and financial edits, assisting with e-billing process including submitting invoices electronically, setting up new e-billing clients, monitoring proper submission of e-bills and assisting with the resolution of rejections and short-payments. Other responsibilities: assisting with documentation of billing arrangements and instructions into our accounting/billing system (CMS/Aderant) per client requests, ensuring proper approval of all write-offs and transfers, coordinating with Collections Coordinator regarding status of bills and providing copies of open invoices when requested, assisting in resolving uncollectible accounts. Candidate will also provide customized reports and handle special projects as required.
**Bachelor's degree required
**2-3 years of law firm experience required
**proficiency with MS Office
**prior experience with Elite or CMS/Aderant software
**strong interpersonal and written communication skills
**strong attention to detail
**ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Strategic Pricing Analyst – for top tier law firm in Washington, DC. This position assists in developing innovative pricing solutions. Candidate will support the Manager to support in strategic initiatives for the firm including development of alternative fee arrangements, execution of legal project management best practices and analysis of the profitability of client rate agreements. Duties:
• Support strategic pricing initiatives with financial modeling and data mining analysis. Identify, extract and summarize information for specialized internal and client reporting.
• Analyze historical data to support the development of pricing proposals and to set timekeeper billing rates.
• Support client/matter teams with ad-hoc pricing and reporting needs.
• Leverage client and market data to make recommendations to attorneys and Firm management regarding billing rates and pricing constructs.
• Assist in development of financial tools, processes and best practices regarding pricing.
• Support client/matter profitability, matter budgeting, and pricing initiatives.
Position Requirements - Bachelor’s degree, Minimum of 3-5 of law years financial analysis experience, advanced expertise in financial modeling and spreadsheet functionality, proven ability to effectively manipulate data and present findings to management and attorneys, experience with SQL or Tableau a plus, proficiency with Excel, Outlook and Access and PowerPoint; Elite experience is a plus.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Accounting Specialist - for highly regarded boutique law firm in Washington, DC. Candidate will be responsible for assisting with payroll and benefits, attorney client billing and reporting. This position is also responsible for assisting with handling accounts receivable, applying bank deposits, resolving payment discrepancies, addressing inquires and maintaining AR files. This position will also assist with journal entries, processing check requests, preparation, and tax filing, filing government reports, and various other accounting related duties. Position Requirements:
Must have 2-5 years of relevant accounting experience including an understanding of general ledger concepts, billing, accounts receivable, and accounts payable.
Candidate must be proficient in mathematics and possess strong data entry skills.
Bachelor's degree and some exposure to law firm billing and accounting required.
Hours for this position are 9-5:30. Paid OT and generous benefits offered. Salary 45k - 50k+.
Treasury Manager – For prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible managing the treasury and cash management firm wide. This position is responsible for managing processes and procedures regarding the provision of cash payments for the firm globally. Candidate will ensure compliance with local and international statutory requirements and is seen as the leader in treasury systems and process implementation Ensure the firm is adequately funded and monitor cash balances across the firm, provide daily cash updates. Duties for this position include: manage efficiency of payment processing globally; review payment process to ensure most efficient/cost effective method and provider; ensure standing data for vendors is up to date and secure; produce daily/monthly treasury management reporting and analysis for presentation to the CFO and Executive Director; assist in developing/implementing global treasury policies and procedures in line with the treasury strategy; develop hedging analysis and policies for natural hedging where appropriate; develop/monitor metrics to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of Treasury operations and drive exceptional efficiency and service levels. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required, the ideal candidate is a finance professional with a minimum of three years’ experience, must have at least 1 year of supervisory experience, superior interpersonal and written communication skills, proven leadership skills and ability to work both independently and within a group, proven success prioritizing work and working in a deadline driven environment, strong analytical research and problem solving skills, ability to prepare and present results for senior management. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Strategic Pricing Manager – for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for developing pricing solutions and implementing project management best practices. This position will report to the Director and will be focused on the development of pricing proposals in response to client demands, and for creating and tracking budgets for large matters. Some of the responsibilities for this position:
• Work with attorneys and staff regarding development of profitable pricing solutions in response to client RFPs and informal pricing requests.
• Assist lawyers regarding rate and fee negotiations with clients.
• Educate attorneys on potential risks/rewards of non-standard fee arrangements.
• Provide leadership regarding development alternative fee arrangements, with appropriate consideration of quantitative and qualitative criteria.
• Work with attorneys to analyze historical matter performance and develop budgets for large engagements. Works toward meaningful profitability, efficiency improvement and reduction of write-offs.
Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or equivalent experience, must have at least 3-5 years progressively responsible professional experience with a law firm or professional services organization; experience managing teams in a client-facing role is preferred, ability to concisely summarize complex quantitative concepts, both verbally and in written communications, proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, proficiency in financial modeling and spreadsheet functionality required. Candidate must be able to manipulate data effectively and present findings to management and attorneys. Candidate must be self-motivated person with a positive, professional attitude. Superior interpersonal and written communications skills a must. Salary is commensurate with experience, generous employee benefits offered.
Law firm Billing Coordinator – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for billing and collection work such as drafting bills, e-billing, A/R, and collections.Candidate should have experience/knowledge of basic accounting and bookkeeping, law firm billing experience, collections and accounting software (QuickBooks and Aderant or Elite ideal).Some of the duties for this position include: assisting with client billing and collection process, review of A/R reports, receivables tracking and generating related reports, assisting with the e-billing process, documentation of client billing arrangements and instructions into accounting/billing system, generating customized reports and special projects as required.Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, law firm billing/accounting experience, accounting billing software experience.Salary is commensurate with experience.