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Financial Analyst - Hartford, CT

POSITION SUMMARY:   Law firm Finance Department requires self-starter, proactive, technology savvy, team member for fast paced environment with financial systems experience.  Assist with monthly management reporting, matter pricing analysis and Request for Proposal financial data. Aptitude to learn new financial and Business Intelligence (BI) software, work independently as well as collaboratively with  other members of the Financial Analyst team.  Project and deadline oriented.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The following are responsibilities of this position and are not intended to be inclusive:

  • Compile and analyze historical data, interpret results and summarize findings within the context of legal services provided;
  • Model and evaluate pricing scenarios based on different types of billing arrangements (AFAs);Understand and communicate Request for Proposal (RFP) requirements as they relate to pricing, rates and financial data;
  • Comprehend and assess key performance indicators of law firm and legal industry;
  • Prepare comparative analyses of legal industry metrics from surveys and other sources;
  • Input, update and monitor budgets, pricing and legal project management (LPM) software;
  • Proactively communicate and compile information from responsible attorneys regarding client and matter budgets;
  • Prepare peer group analyses and trends via BI software;
  • Support and backup other analysts with monthly reporting functions

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or 2+ years experience in legal or service industry;
  • Advanced working skills in Windows, Microsoft Office, Excel, pivot tables, v-lookups and Power Point;
  • Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Strong verbal and communication skills, well organized;
  • Ability to synthesize, interpret and summarize information in a clear, concise manner;
  • Independent with strong project management and decision-making skills;
  • Ability to work and collaborate in team environment;
  • Ability to work effectively and meet deadlines;
  • Results oriented