Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst

Senior Financial Analyst




New York, New York

Employment Type



$100000 - $150000

Job Description:


Work in a team environment to complete financial analyses, reporting, and special projects.

Use software applications to effectively, timely and accurately provide data, reports, and metrics on a weekly/monthly/quarterly and ad hoc basis.

Contribute to the preparation of various presentations for executive leadership.

Produce financial analyses in support of month and year-end reporting as well as strategic business reviews.

Develop quarterly forecasts to project financial performance and cash flow.

Use analytical skills and expert knowledge of business, economics, finance, and accounting to complete complex and routine requests regarding clients, budgets, and overall financial performance.

Work concurrently with the Chief Financial Officer to design financial reports.

Prepare the annual operating budget, which includes 12-month projections of headcount, revenue, and operating expense. Input and manage data in the firm’s budget.

Analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to revenue and cost and make recommendations.

Collaborate with various members of the finance team to develop and implement cost allocation methodologies that will be used throughout firm performance analyses.

Assist with pricing proposals based on matter performance models.

Complete other special projects as assigned.

Job Requirements:


Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or Economics, and at least three years of experience in financial analyses and/or a closely related field, preferably at a law firm.

Knowledge and Skills: Understanding of financial concepts, statements, and analyses and strong analytical skills and attention to detail are required, as is expertise in Excel modeling and robust computational skills. The ideal candidate will be proficient in using Aderant, and have experience with large datasets and the maturity required to handle highly confidential data.

Clear Communication and Attention to Detail: You express yourself clearly and concisely, always highlighting the most important information. You show great accuracy, attention to detail and good organizational skills.You proactively communicate the status of your work and share updates with colleagues when necessary.You ensure that your work is mistake free.

Confidentiality: You must be able to adhere to Firm policies regarding the protection of confidential data and demonstrate sensitivity to (and good judgment in connection with) confidential attorney, personnel, and Firm matters.

Flexibility: You are versatile and possess the ability to multi-task with ease.You are able to respond quickly and positively to shifting demands and opportunities.You are comfortable in an environment where your responsibilities may vary from day to day. You demonstrate a “no job too big, no job too small” attitude, and take a collaborative, team-focused approach to rejuggling priorities and contributing to Firm tasks.

Ownership, Initiative, and Teamwork: You take ownership of your projects and follow through on their completion. You proactively anticipate, communicate, and work to independently resolve obstacles you encounter in your work. You work well both independently and on a team and are able to establish and maintain strong working relationships with employees, clients, and professionals.

Organization and Project Management: You are comfortable balancing tasks of varying levels of urgency and complexity and work well under pressure with tight deadlines.

Mission Orientation: You are enthusiastic and passionate about our commitment to civil rights and public interest law. You thrive when your work is connected to purpose.