Pricing and Analytics Manager
Downtown Los Angeles, CA
Downtown Los Angeles law firm seeks a Pricing & Analytics Manager with 6 years of financial planning and analysis (FP&A) experience (or related experience involving data analysis and substantial quantitative modeling and forecasting). The Pricing and Analytics Manager has two direct reports. Selected candidate will provide financial consulting to senior partners and management, including formulating pricing strategies; managing legal spend against client expectations; creating scope and task based budgets and forecasts, negotiating and defining workflow processes with clients and vendors; responding to requests for proposals (RFPs); and ad-hoc reporting.
Candidate will provide customized modeling, performance and benchmarking analyses; structure and evaluate alternate pricing proposals; prepare risk and reward analyses; manage all matter budget and case updates for large clients, interacting directly with clients and vendors; define approach, analyze and interpret comparable matter data, and correct for anomalies; test hypotheses, refine metrics, and increase the number of exemplars for future use.
The Pricing and Analytics Manager will develop pricing tools and templates, utilizing technology to streamline functions; determine causes of data quality issues and recommend improvements; lead technology initiatives to automate budgeting and analytics processes and expand firm competitive intelligence capabilities; and implement software solutions in cooperation with IT staff and vendors. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Prior law firm experience is preferred, but not required. Candidate must have a bachelor's degree; a MBA or advanced degree is preferred. Prior managerial experience is necessary, and proven results implementing a financial or budgeting system is required. The qualified Pricing and Analytics Manager must display MS Excel, Access, SQL, Word and PowerPoint advanced features skills and possess an intimate understanding of reporting and databases, and have outstanding analytical, process management, and critical thinking skills. The hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Kent Daniels and Associates is a legal staffing service specializing in the placement of temporary, temp-to-hire and full-time regular employees in law firms and corporate legal departments in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and nationwide. We staff all positions in law firms and all three shifts - day, swing and graveyard. Kent Daniels was established in 1986, giving us 33 years of experience finding candidates legal jobs in law firms in the LA area.
Applicants will be considered in a manner consistent with federal, state, and local requirements as applicable.