Current Accounting/Finance Opportunities
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Pricing Manager – Alternative Fee Arrangements. (HIRING NOW!) For prominent law firm in Washington, DC.
This position is responsible for creating creative pricing solutions and executing project management best practices to meets Firm profitability goals. This position plays a significant role in fulfilling the Pricing team’s responsibilities and contributing towards financial objectives.
• Work with attorneys and staff, to develop profitable alternative fee arrangements.
• Advise/educate attorneys on potential risks/reward of AFAs, such as fixed fees, partial and full contingent matters, and blended rates.
• Provide leadership regarding development/evaluation of alternative fee arrangements, with appropriate consideration of quantitative and qualitative criteria.
• This position is a key resource for client development and marketing teams. Ensure fee proposals are consistent with the firm’s strategic goals and appropriately capture value.
• Liaise with marketing, accounting, and other departments to identify/deploy best practices.
• Deliver excellent customer service in response to attorney and client requests.
Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, 3+ years of financial analytics and/or pricing experience in a law firm developing alternate fee arrangements strongly preferred, successful experience in a client-facing role ideal, ability to concisely summarize complex quantitative concepts, verbally and in writing to stakeholders, proficiency in Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook, Access and PowerPoint, proficiency with financial modeling and spreadsheet functionality, proven ability to manipulate data effectively and present findings to management and lawyers, experience proactively managing multiple, simultaneous projects, proven ability to meet tight deadlines and successfully manage competing priorities, exceptional attention to detail and accuracy, excellent interpersonal/client service skills, ability to consistently communicate effectively and collaboratively with lawyers and staff of all levels. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Rate Coordinator – (HIRING NOW!) for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position assists with the implementation and maintenance of the Firm’s billings rates and fee arrangements, and coordinates the compliance process to ensure clients’ outside counsel guidelines are being executed.
Analyzing, managing, and reporting accuracy, integrity, and compliance of client account data and documentation.
Assists the team with maintenance requests such as matter reopening and closing, address changes, and client name changes.
Thorough knowledge of client billing requirements and institutionalized discounts.
Assists with implementation and management of rates and fee arrangements, including annual increases.
Determines best practices for rate set up and communicates with lawyers regarding implementation of annual increases and provides analyses.
Maintains database of pending rate negotiations and approvals including e-billing vendor approvals and communicates status to billing lawyers.
Documents/tracks Firm-wide client discounts and determines best practices for discount set up in Accounting database.
Provides e-billing team accurate listings of timekeeper rates for submission to 3rd party vendors for the annual increase process and monthly as needed for new timekeepers.
Provides analyses for use by Firm Management in the periodic review of non-standard fee arrangements.
Offers solution options for various situations and seeks to enhance knowledge of all rate procedures and processes.
Bachelor’s degree required, minimum 3 years of client accounting/billing experience in a law firm, proficiency with Elite, Excel, Access and law firm billing software. Strong interpersonal communication skills.