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Director of Finance and Operations

Position:  Director of Finance and Operations
Posted:  10/31/2018

Education and/or Experience

  • A college and/or advanced degree in Accounting, Financial Management and Business. A designation as a CPA would be helpful;
  • 7 years of financial management and reporting experience in a law firm or professional services firm;
  • Director of Finance and Administration in a law firm or professional service firm.

Job Description

A Real Estate law firm with 50 attorneys based in New York City, with a Connecticut office, seeks to employ an experienced Director of Finance and Operations. The DFO, a key member of the firm’s Management group, will: * Have the authority and responsibility for leading and directing the firm’s accounting and financial management reporting, human resources, technology, information management, insurance and facilities through three direct reports; * Report to the firm’s Co-Managing Partners; Participate in Executive Committee meetings relating to the firm’s operations; * Bring to the firm the proper balance of financial, managerial and professional skills when working with the Co- Managing Partners and the Partners.


Job Responsibilities

The DFO will:

  • Provide day-to-day direction of the operational administrative activities of the firm;
  • Insure the timely preparation of the firm’s monthly financial reports and analyze for the Co-Managing Partners a variety of reports including budgets, reports on financial trends for revenue, expenses and capital expenditures for the firm, its practice areas and offices;
  • Analyze and monitor the results of initiatives;
  • Perform ad-hoc financial reporting as requested by the Co-Managing Partners;
  • Prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends;
  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns;
  • Provide logistical support, and financial and management information for the development of strategic plans and their implementation;
  • Review and offer insight to potential modifications, upgrades or restructuring to various systems, policies and procedures currently in place with the Co-Managing Partners;
  • Insure the timely preparation of the firm’s monthly financial reports and analyze for the Co-Managing Partners a variety of reports including budgets, reports on financial trends for revenue, expenses and capital expenditures for the firm, its practice areas and offices; Analyze and monitor the results of initiatives;
  • Perform ad-hoc financial reporting as requested by the Co-Managing Partners and prepare special reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends;
  • Assist in the preparation of tax returns
  • Provide logistical support, and financial and management information for the development of strategic plans and their implementation;
  • Review and offer insight to potential modifications, upgrades or restructuring to various systems, policies and procedures currently in place with the Co-Managing Partners.


Job Requiremments

See above

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

The DFO should have

  • Strong understanding of law firm financial and accounting information technology and systems;
  • Advanced EXCEL proficiency and hands–on experience working with the formulas and proficient in other Microsoft Office Suite programs;
  • Strong interpersonal relations, problem solving and analytical skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses;
  • Ability to communicate and manage accounting information and policies in sound business language so personnel at all levels can understand;
  • Knowledge of technology;
  • Manage diverse activities.
  • The ability to deliver quality work with strong organization and priority setting skills on tight deadlines;
  • Experience performing and managing multiple projects concurrently.


How to Apply

The Firm desires to fill the position promptly and, therefore, an expedited search process is anticipated. This process will include a review of resume qualifications, an interview with Joel A. Rose and personal interviews with the firm, as well as a comprehensive resume verification, including background and reference checks Candidates should e-mail a cover letter, resume and compensation requirements in confidence to Joel A. Rose, Joel A. Rose & Associates, Inc, Management Consultants to Law Offices, at [email protected]. Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


 

Office Manager - Matsikoudis & Fanciullo, LLC

Position:  Office Manager
Posted:  10/3/2018

Two-partner plaintiff litigation-public interest law firm seeking full-time experienced paralegal or secretary to help in managing its day-to-day office operations.

This firm is passionate about its mission of fighting for the public interest and punches above its weight.  We seek assistance from a enthusiastic professional with experience in lawyer support.  Tasks and responsibilities will range wide and far, including case tracking, scheduling, reception duties, filing, and managing the logistics of the office space.

Send resumes to: [email protected] 


 

 Genova Burns LLC

Position:  Marketing Manager
Posted:  9/11/2018

Genova Burns LLC, a mid-sized law firm is seeking a full-time experienced Marketing Manager to work in its Newark, NJ office. 

Job Description:

  • Coordinate and implement marketing strategies and business development initiative in order to achieve larger market and brand exposure for firm.
  • Work with individual attorneys to strategize, research and coordinate client visits, client seminars, client events, trade, and professional association seminars
  • Prepare responses to Requests for Proposals (RFP’s)
  • Conduct research using both internal and external sources on client targets and potential markets in preparation for client and prospective clients
  • Create presentations and handout materials for client education and trade and professional association seminars
  • Coordinate client gifts, holiday cards, news blasts and client entertainment including major sporting tickets and business development outings
  • Coordinated firm sponsorships, including advertising and promotional pieces
  • Update firm website and all social media
  • Create and design firm advertisements, announcements, press releases

Job Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing, editing and research skills.
  • Proven project management, organizational and planning skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks and projects and meet deadlines.
  • Proven ability to concentrate on the details of executing projects.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with flexibility and adaptability to changing work flow and work assignments.
  • Proven ability to think creatively, using good judgment and decision-making capabilities.

Job Requirements:

  • College degree required (BA or BS). Major in English, marketing, communications, journalism, technical writing or a similar discipline a plus.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in business development or marketing in a professional services sector, with prior law firm experience highly desired.
  • Strong technical skills.  Experience in Microsoft Office Suite to include MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

Please send resume to Colleen Conway, HR Manager, [email protected]