Role details

Senior Financial Analyst (Pricing)

New York   •   USD100,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking a candidate coming from a Law Firm
  • Expereince with Law Firm pricing is required

About Our Client

Our client is a New York Law Firm which serves as counsel to many of the world's largest companies, financial institutions and investment firms. They are recognized for their ability to deploy well-configured, cross-border teams that provide the depth of knowledge, breadth of experience and responsive service that clients require to meet their critical business objectives.

Job Description

Assist in the reporting of firmwide, department and practice group operating results; includes financial statements, monthly statistical reports and profitability analysis. * Assist partners with pricing strategies/modeling and profitability projections, including alternative fee arrangements, based on firmwide margin goals and financial benchmarks. * Assist Partners/Practice Group Manager and Directors with the development of client/matter level budgets/plans and monthly tracking of actual performance to assist with internal staffing and overall matter management to optimize client support objectives and engagement profitability. * Assist the Firm's marketing team with the completion of fee proposals (RFP's) and fee structure negotiations, including strategic pricing decisions. * Prepare periodic pricing reviews, including post-closing matter reviews, to identify performance against profitability targets as well as opportunities to improve overall matter management and future pricing strategies. * Generate and analyze price performance reports and engagement planning models to ensure optimal effectiveness of resources and execution of pricing strategy. * Participate in the development and implementation of relevant accounting software and internal reporting enhancements. * Assist with preparation of various government and industry surveys. * Other special projects as requested.

The Successful Applicant

Education: Bachelor's degree required with concentration in Finance preferred. CPA or MBA or equivalent work experience desired. Experience: At least 4 years related experience with another law firm, including pricing, profitability analysis and engagement management. Skills and Abilities: Position also requires a dependable; detail oriented team player with a "willing" attitude and excellent communication skills. Must be a go-getter with the ability to operate independently as well as under a team environment, plus develop and maintain credibility among the firm's Partners, Senior Management and Senior Administrative personnel. Job Specific Skills: Knowledge of billing processes and related software applications. Technological Skills: Knowledge of Elite accounting system and Redwood Analytics preferred proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

What's on Offer

Commensurate with experience

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