Staff Positions

Think
Forward

Please see the available open staff positions below.

CLIENT FINANCIAL (PRICING) ANALYST (FINANCE DEPT.)

(Chicago, IL) 

RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to:

The Client Financial (Pricing) Analyst will report to the CFO in our Chicago office. In addition, the Client Financial (Pricing) Analyst will provide support to the COO, Controller and lawyers in their role as legal project management leaders. This position will assist with analysis and reporting related to client billing arrangements and firm matter management including but not limited to:

• Using financial modeling to evaluate billing arrangement proposals
• Performing billing rate analyses of publicly available market survey data (rate setting)
• Preparing reports on firm client and  matters
• Preparing matter budgets used in proposals and matter planning related to Legal Project Management
• Generating project management statistics and related reporting
• Assisting with the preparation of RFP responses
• Assisting with the analysis of AFA proposals
• Researching billing history and benchmarking similar previous  matters
• Uploading of client exception rates

The Client Financial (Pricing) Analyst will also be expected to play a pivotal supporting role in the rollout of the Legal Project Management Initiative that the firm will be undertaking in the near future.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, has strong analytical and interpersonal skills, and is well organized.

• Bachelor's degree - preferably in accounting, finance, or economics.
• One to three years of working experience in a similar capacity for another professional services firm, bank or other financial services environment. Legal industry experience preferred.
• High level of proficiency in MS Office; especially Excel - must be able to use pivot tables and lookups.

PREFERRED  QUALIFICATIONS:
• Strong working knowledge of Elite 3e, SQL and [Redwood or DFTech Suite (Profitability Analysis tools)].

Resumes may be submitted to dpatchett@brinksgilson.com