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Financial Analyst - Pricing and Profitability

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

IT, Accounting & Finance
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.

About The Role

The Financial Analyst - Pricing and Profitability is an integral part of Latham’s Finance & Accounting team and will be responsible for providing financial and analytical support to attorneys for pricing and scoping engagements, while modelling matter profitability and providing scenario analysis to support pricing decisions for firm management . This role will be located in our Global Services Office, situated in downtown LA . Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Researching and identifying existing/historical firm matters that may provide a baseline for billing attorneys in developing budgets for new matters
  • Maintaining Rate Approvals Tracking database by inputting key approval information; creating analysis and designs reports/presentations to display pricing trends
  • Designing templates to assist attorneys with establishing budgets; monitoring engagements on a regular basis and provides reports to management
  • Liaising with Finance & Accounting Department staff and other administrative departments to ensure that the correct data is being captured and that the appropriate tools are available to provide accurate and timely reporting
  • Analyzing client performance data to identify client opportunities

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Demonstrate well-developed and professional interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels of the firm
  • Display the ability to work in a team environment with a customer service focus
  • Possess the ability to work independently to research, analyze, and develop financial information

And have:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, or related field
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related analytical experience in finance or accounting
  • Experience responding to ad-hoc requests, developing analysis, and producing reports

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.

Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

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Pay Range

USD $80,000.00 - USD $100,000.00 /Yr.