New Business Analyst at Morgan Lewis

Posted in Accounting 4 days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
The primary function of this is to provide comprehensive analytical support in connection with the processing of new business intake for partners across all practice groups in all Firm offices. With minimal supervision, the New Business Analyst will exercise a thorough analysis of submitted documentation and conflicts searches run on any entities applicable to a new client or new matter for an existing client. If conflicts of interest are identified, the New Business Analyst will, in most instances, independently resolve those conflicts through dialogues with Firm attorneys and other methods associated with due diligence. Additionally, the New Business Analyst will work collaboratively with partners and management on portable business for lateral attorney hires.
PRIMARY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibility
Performs comprehensive analyses of conflicts reports associated with new Firm representations
Conducts detailed, accurate research utilizing a variety of sources in connection with new business intake analyses.
Screens, reviews and processes new business intake materials for all Firm new clients and new matters for existing clients. Identifies inaccuracies and inconsistencies in documentation submitted and rectifies same.
Routinely resolves conflicts of interest in an independent manner, consulting attorneys and CMA Managers when necessary.
Develops and maintains collaborative, productive relationships with partners, practice group leaders, management and staff in connection with the new business intake process or high profile special assignments.
Processes complex, multi-layered new business intake.
Ensures that all communications at all levels are carefully articulated and well written. Provides thoughtful, informative reports in response to requests for status.
Validates scope and content of research performed, organizes and proofs all new business intake materials prior to final review by management.
Ensures that Firm ethical rules, policies and procedures are strictly adhered to as they relate to the processing of new client and matter representations. Brings any unresolved due diligence issues to the immediate attention of Firm Counsel or Assistant Counsel.
Utilizes sophisticated computer skills to successfully navigate through a newly-designed and fully automated new business intake workflow
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
This job requires a Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university,
and a minimum of two years of law firm experience, with a strong preference for candidates with a conflicts-related background.
OTHER QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following knowledge skills and abilities:
Analytical ability
Problem solver
Project management skills
Technical skills
Interpersonal skills
Superior customer service skills
Excellent oral communication
Excellent written communication
Teamwork
Planning/organizational skills
Self-starter, able to work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to adapt to a changing environment and balance competing demands.
Ability to read and interpret general business documents, instructions and manuals, write routine business correspondence, and speak effectively with employees, clients, and vendors.
Advanced arithmetic skills (compute rate, ratio, percent; able to draw and interpret graphs and charts)
Ability to solve practical problems, dealing with a variety of variables where little standardization exists
COMPUTER SKILLS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a basic knowledge of / be proficient in or demonstrate the ability to learn the following software:
Elite database, MS-office (MS Word Power Point, Excel).
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
None required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and may occasionally be required to move about. The employee is also regularly required to use a computer, involving substantial movements of the wrists, hands and fingers. The employee is also required to regularly communicate with others.
The employee may also occasionally be expected to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds with assistance.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include: close vision and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
This job may require occasional overtime.
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
Pursuant to applicable state and municipal Fair Chance Laws and Ordinances, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP is also an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Professional Staff positions - 1-866-963-7137 / firmhr@morganlewis.com
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