Client Accounting Analyst, Client Relations

New York

Job Summary

About Us 

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP (Skadden) has forged a reputation as one of the most prestigious law firms in the world by relying on innovation, intellect, teamwork and tenacity to deliver the highest quality advice and novel solutions to our clients' legal issues. By relying on innovation, intellect, teamwork and tenacity, our lawyers deliver the highest quality advice and novel solutions to our clients' legal issues. We are recognized as a global powerhouse for complex transactions, litigation/controversy issues, and regulatory matters, as well as for the open, collaborative relationships we build with clients. Our attorneys, who reflect diverse backgrounds and perspectives, collaborate seamlessly across 50-plus practices and 21 offices in the world’s major financial centers. 

The Opportunity

We are seeking a Client Accounting Analyst, Client Relations to join our Firm. Within this position, you will be responsible for performing functions related to maintaining and analyzing client relationships to meet the evolving needs of the Firm. This position will be based in our New York office and has a hybrid in-office/remote working schedule.

As the Client Accounting Analyst, Client Relations you will:

  • Analyze documents and data, interpret results, summarize findings, and present to partners and management for effective decision-making. 
  • Review and analyze Requests for Proposal (RFPs) and draft internal- and external-facing responses.
  • Review and analyze Outside Counsel Guidelines (OCGs), identify relevant issues of concern to the Firm, and draft both internal- and external-facing responses.
  • Facilitate the implementation of accounting processes to comply with client agreements.
  • Serve as resource regarding RFP- and OCG-related content.
  • Update departmental documentation relating to RFPs and OCGs analysis.
  • Review and analyze investment and realization reports and communicate key metrics.
  • Review documentation and create database records summarizing OCGs; perform ongoing maintenance of related database.
  • Support other Client Accounting Analyst(s) with client administration functions, including but not limited to, pricing scenarios, budget estimates and analysis of special billing arrangements.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of relevant firm computer software programs (e.g., Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint) and relational databases, with the ability to learn new software and operating systems
  • Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, organizational, and planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and shifting priorities
  • Ability to synthesize, interpret, and summarize information in a clear, concise manner
  • Ability to use discretion and exercise independent and sound judgment
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow instructions
  • Ability to handle sensitive matters and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work well in a demanding and fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well independently as well as effectively within a team
  • Demonstrates close attention to detail
  • Flexibility to adjust hours and work the hours necessary to meet operating and business needs
  • Flexibility to travel

Experience/Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of three years’ related experience 

Salary Details

The starting base salary for this New York position is expected to be between $90,000 to $100,000 annually. Actual salary will be determined based on skills, experience (to the extent relevant) and other-job related factors, consistent with applicable law. 

Culture & Life at Skadden

What makes Skadden special is our people and the culture, community, and spirit of collaboration we have created. We believe in teamwork and inspiring each other to be our best in an atmosphere that promotes professionalism and excellence in all that we do. We know that inclusion, equity, and drawing on the strength of a wide spectrum of diverse talent only make us better and is vital to the Firm's success. Our goal is for everyone at the Firm to enjoy a challenging career with opportunities for development and growth and to support the well-being of our attorneys and professional staff.

Benefits

The overall well-being of our team is important to us. We offer generous benefits to help you achieve wellness in all areas of your life.  

  • Competitive salaries and year-end discretionary bonuses.
  • Comprehensive health care (medical, dental, vision), savings plan/401(k), and voluntary benefits. 
  • Generous paid time off.
  • Paid leave options, including parental.
  • In-classroom, remote, and on-demand learning and professional development opportunities.
  • Robust well-being classes and programs.
  • Opportunities to give back and make an impact in local communities.

For further details, please visit:  https://www.skadden.com/careers/staff/employee-benefits

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EEO Statement

Skadden is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It adheres to an equal employment opportunity policy that prohibits discriminatory practices or harassment against applicants or employees based on any legally impermissible factor including, but not necessarily limited to, race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, alienage or citizenship status, marital or familial status, domestic partnership status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, change of sex or transgender status, genetic information, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual and reproductive health decisions, disability (where the applicant or employee is qualified to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation), any protected military or veteran status, or status as a victim of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault or offense, or stalking.

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