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.
E-Billing Administrator – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for all aspects of electronic billing in multiple offices ensuring that all e-billing tasks are completed within firm guidelines/procedures. The Administrator will support department billing, general department issues, prepare department reports, monitor workloads, recommend changes to the assigned workload of billing staff and assist with performance evaluations of teams in DC and NY offices. Position Requirements: Strong interpersonal and written communication skills, strong experience with e-Billing procedures and various e-Billing filing softwares use in a law firm. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Strategic Pricing Manager – for global firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for overseeing a team of professionals responsible for developing creative pricing solutions and implementing best practices to ensure the firm meets profitability goals. This role is focused on development of pricing proposals in response to client demands, and tracking budgets for large matters.
Work with stakeholders; attorneys and staff, regarding development of profitable pricing solutions in response to client RFPs and informal pricing requests.
Support attorneys in rate and fee negotiations with clients.
Advise/educate attorneys on the potential risks and reward of non-standard fee arrangements.
Provide leadership in the development and evaluation of 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, Minimum of 3-5 years professional experience in a law firm or professional services firm, experience managing teams in a client-facing role ideal, ability to concisely summarize complex quantitative concepts, both verbally and in writing to internal and external stakeholders, proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint, proficiency in financial modeling and spreadsheet functionality. Candidate must be able to manipulate data and clearly present findings to management and attorneys. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Manager of Financial Enterprise Systems – for HQ office of global law firm. This position is responsible for the full application lifecycle, and will oversee specification, design, development, implementation, and operational support of all aspects of the firm’s financial solutions (Elite 3E) and several other systems, including ChromeRiver and the new business intake system. Candidate will implement application solutions that enhance mission-critical business operations and streamline legal work. This position facilitates project management for systems development and enhancement, including relevant business analysis, drafting of requirements documentation, system design and architecture, development of project plans and timelines, testing, and management of end-user expectations. This applies to custom solutions and commercial-off-the-shelf products.
This position will manage a team of programming analysts and also function as liaison to internal customers; engaging with them to understand business needs and anticipate requirements.
Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree preferred, Certification in Microsoft Cloud services is ideal
7+ years of experience managing information systems and teams of developers
Significant experience in a large firm setting, ideally a law firm or similar professional services firm
Prior experience maintaining/supporting Thomson’s Elite 3E infrastructure
Prior experience working with IDE, EDG, and Biztalk to create customizations, reports, and integrations
Background in integrating third-party systems and custom built solutions with 3E.
Experience with expense and invoicing solutions such as Chrome River, specifically using automated processes to load reference data and extract transactions for posting into 3E
Experience working with Intapp Open to support the conflicts clearance and new business intake processes
Fluency with ETL tools such as Integration Builder and writing MSSQLServer stored procedures to extract data for reporting and other systems
Prior success improving user experience in a professional services firm
Experience applying waterfall and agile methodologies in developing customs solutions as needed
Proven project management skills required
Superior interpersonal and written communication skills
Analytical ability and problem solving skills required
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Law firm Billing Specialist/Coordinator – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This boutique firm has strong morale and low staff turnover, and was rated top workplace several years in a row. 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 law firm billing and collections procedures. Experience with Aderant and/or Elite ideal. Some of the duties for this position include: supporting assigned attorneys with client billing duties, 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, a minimum of 2-3 years of law firm billing experience and law firm billing software experience. Salary is commensurate with experience 75k+.
Financial Systems Manager - for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. The Manager will provide technical support for Accounting department software applications, and support financial systems utilized for core accounting functions – GL, A/P, Billing, Collections, Expense Reimbursement and reporting. Candidate is responsible for developing automated reporting solutions using SQL, SSRS, Tableau and other reporting applications. This position oversees a team of financial and system analysts. Duties and responsibilities for this position encompass all software upgrades and implementations; operational functions; data management and reporting, data integrity and automation and process improvement.
Bachelor’s Degree (ideally in finance or Information Systems)
5+ years’ experience similar role
2+ years of supervisory/management experience
Proficiency with report development tools, desktop applications and concepts of relational database technology
Proven problem solving and organizational and time management skills
Superior interpersonal and written communications skills with ability to concisely summarize conclusions to senior management
Experience maintaining Accounting software applications required; experience implementing data management solutions is a plus
Prior experience with SQL, VBA, SSRS, XML and/or similar tools
Experience with data visualization software (Tableau or similar) is a plus
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills; proficiency in developing complex formulas
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Payroll Manager – For prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for supervising payroll, payroll review, and recording/reconciling payroll related financial information and tax filings. The Payroll Manager will work closely with the HR and Financial Systems teams ensuring process improvements are implemented efficiently.
Ideal candidate is a proactive leader who will oversee the payroll team ensuring internal and external business and compliance requirements are met both domestically and internationally. This position will manage and execute all aspects of multi-state and international payrolls for 1500+ employees.
Position Requirements: at least 5 years of payroll management experience required, prior experience with a variety of payroll systems. Workday experience is preferred. Prior experience developing, leading and managing high performing teams, Certified Payroll Professional designation is ideal, superior interpersonal and written communication skills, strong working knowledge of accounting concepts, including prior experience preparing and reviewing payroll related journal entries and account reconcilements. Thorough knowledge of Federal and State wage laws required. Exposure to international payroll design, setup and processing, proven process improvement experience, Bachelors Degree. Salary is commensurate with experience.