Financial Analyst

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 21-07-2017
The Financial Analyst provides accurate and reliable financial information to management necessary for decision making and planning.
In this capacity, the Financial Analyst will:
  • Prepare reports for key clients; Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly statistical information for outside counsel  in compliance with the diversity program; Assist the Audit department in furnishing financial information for clients of counsel to verify against their financial reports and disclosure statements; Research and respond to client’s queries regarding items in question;
  • Analyze and help reconcile inventory accounts between different applications, and provide explanation and resolutions on the variance discovered;
  • Assist in producing year-end Committee schedules and other schedules required;
  • Prepare reports in excel format and possibly create macros on recurrent reports;
  • Verify the accuracy of data by analyzing figures and historical statistics and uncover processing errors in time and billing transactions and ensure that financial information has been recorded accurately;
  • Summarize and maintain Client Fee Arrangements on the Firm’s intranet site; Review billing guidelines and engagement letters and notify appropriate departments and attorneys regarding client arrangements;
  • Set up special rates, cost exceptions, task codes, billing instructions, update client groupings and narrative necessary in the accounting system;
  • Reconcile bank accounts and trust accounts; Analyze reconciling accounts and determine the next steps to clear them. Run daily check totals;
  • Work overtime as required, in particular at month end and year end; and
  • Handle additional tasks and projects as assigned.
Qualifications:
We are seeking candidates who have:
  • A Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance (preferred);
  • At least 3 years of accounting experience (preferred);
  • Experience with Elite Accounting software or similar programs;
  • Experience with SQL and SSRS (preferred);
  • Experience working in a Law Firm (preferred);
  • Knowledge of general Accounting principles;
  • Advanced-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel; and
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
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