Current Accounting/Finance Opportunities
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Revenue Manager - for global law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for managing/coordinating the collections function of the Firm.Responsibilities include: Providing monthly reporting to Firm Management; analyzing accounts and providing reports regarding highest risk accounts, and providing resolution recommendations; preparing monthly collection projections; working with IT to update, monitor and report on the year-end collection database; following up with attorneys to ensure their projections have been entered in the database and that their collections targets are being met; training the Client Account Specialists on their collections responsibilities.
5+ years of dedicated specialized collections or account management and supervisory experience.
Hands-on experience performing complex accounting analysis.
Law Firm or professional services background preferred.
High level of business acumen and ability to multi-task.
Strong verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to assess pertinent information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
Ability to prepare accurate, highly detailed work product.
Talent for delivering client service through teamwork, training and mentoring.
Ability to exchange information and to present ideas, report facts and other information clearly and concisely.
Strong organizational skills and ability to manage large amounts of paper and electronic data.
Ability to organize time, prioritize workload and oversee a high volume of work.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
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 Assistant – for prominent global law firm in Washington, DC.This position is involved in all aspects of the billing/collection process.Candidate duties include: preparation of client invoices; including monitoring/follow-up.This position works closely with the department Manager, Supervisor, Coordinators, and Partners to administer assigned billing responsibilities and follow-up on outstanding receivables.Other duties include e-billing including preparing electronic invoices in LEDES; submitting electronic invoices to clients via their designated electronic billing system and verifying successful submissions.Candidate will establish working relationships with e-billing site vendors; ensuring timekeepers and rates are up-to-date on the sites; and submit timekeepers and rates for approval as needed.Position Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree, prior billing experience in a law firm or professional services firm, ability to multitask and prioritize is essential, outstanding interpersonal communication skills, strong customer service orientation, and flexibility for occasional overtime hours.Salary is commensurate with experience.
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.
Client Account Specialist – for prominent law firm in Washington, DC. This position is responsible for managing billing/collections processes from engagement to collections. Duties include: ensuring accurate client account set up, billing and collection arrangements, and inventory management for assigned client portfolios; verifying rates with the rate analyst; implementing the outside counsel guidelines; monitoring fee caps, tier discounts and matter budgets; setting up and monitoring alerts; managing process from prebill to final bill; coordinating with e-Billing Coordinators to set up e-Billing for new clients; submitting invoices electronically, ensuring successful submission and troubleshooting any issues; providing rate analysis upon request and recommending solutions. Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (Accounting, Finance or Business focus preferred), at least 3 years of law firm billing, collection or account management experience, prior hands-on experience with complex accounting analysis, advanced proficiency in Excel, Aderant and ARCS/Minisoft collection software or similar, strong interpersonal and written communication skills, proven attention to detail and organizational skills to manage large amounts of data, flexibility for overtime when necessary. Salary commensurate with experience.