Current Accounting/Finance Opportunities
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Senior Billing Coordinator - for prominent law firm in Washington, DC.
Responsibilities for this position: Manage a specific large client portfolio including billing, fee arrangement information, electronic submission compliance, rate analysis, ad hoc reporting, accrual reporting, and monthly status reporting to billing lawyer and management. Assist other assigned lawyers with client billing, research lawyer and client inquiries, and prepare billing reports. Prepare monthly proforma and billing report package distribution. Assist E-Billing Coordinator by converting invoices to electronic format and responsible for all revisions to electronic submissions. Assist billing partners with client requests such as budgets, and special reporting. Ideal candidate is able to understand and explain complex billing arrangements with/to senior lawyers and management, develop/maintain full working knowledge of billing functions, reports, and inquiries.
Position Requirements: A four-year college degree, three years of experience in a finance, accounting, or billing role. Strong technology skills, including MS Office Suite. Utilize accounting tools for tracking client specifics and for reporting. Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to strategize, multi-task, and prioritize. Ideal candidate is highly motivated and enjoys a team oriented atmosphere. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Sr. Legal Project Management Analyst, for pricing department of prominent global law firm in Washington, DC. This position develops, and implements legal project management tools, and trains lawyers to utilize the tools. This position models best practices in matter management. The Sr. Legal Project Management Analyst offers scalable matter support within team environments or individually, across one or multiple practice groups, for clients of varying size. Additionally, the Legal Project Manager creates central repository of models and templates for best practices.
Two + years of experience in positions utilizing strong project and budget management skills. Law firm or professional service organization ideal.
Proven proactive, self-starter who understands the details and can integrate them into a larger strategic context.
Ability to deliver consistent, high quality work product.
Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects, assess priorities, and perform under deadlines
Act as technical lead in the implementation/deployment of the matter management software.
Assist in the development of the Firm-wide budget outreach and compliance reporting.
Assist in the development/proliferation of best practices, tools, budget templates, and reference materials for firmwide client portfolio.
Assist in automating the legal project management workflow, task/phase code groupings, including the creation of dashboards for creating and updating matter budgets, viewing matter status reports, and searching historical data for future matter planning.
Create/facilitate LPM training for senior lawyers and associates.
Train/coach/mentor lawyers on when/how to employ LPM on engagements.
Set/manage expectations with client and engagement team members.
Work with lawyers and clients to define matter management strategy and goals.
Offer project management guidance on best practices, roles, and responsibilities.
Work with shareholders to respond to client requests regarding pricing, budgeting, and budget tracking capabilities.
Create monthly client investment report to communicate value to clients.
Coordinate meetings with shareholders to track progress.