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Senior Financial Analyst

Arnold & Porter
Washington, DC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The Finance & Accounting Department of Arnold & Porter has an opening for a Senior Financial Analyst in the Washington, DC office. As a member of the firm’s Pricing Team, the Senior Financial Analyst collaborates with attorneys to develop pricing strategies, create innovative fee structures that drive sector growth, and implement analytics and reporting to measure success. This position also helps train attorneys on pricing best practices and client value communication.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Pricing
    • Partnering with attorneys to develop legal pricing strategies and fee structures that drive sector growth.
    • Helping train attorneys on legal pricing best practices, assessing and tracking alternative fee arrangement risks, and communicating client value.
  • Profitability
    • Responding to attorney requests for internal metrics using financial models to assess the profitability of new business proposals.
    • Assisting in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions using alternative fee arrangements.
  • Practice Analysis
    •  Preparing and communicating analysis of practice and office specific and firm wide monthly financial reports (i.e., working attorney productivity reports, key performance indicator reports, client and attorney reports, etc.) and working directly with attorneys and management to enhance business management through financial analyses and assisting with business plans.
    • Analyzing data using Analysis Services cube solutions and data visualization applications.
  • Best Practices
    • Leading individual and group attorney training sessions as needed.
    • Actively promoting the firm’s legal business intelligence dashboard, tools and matter management techniques.
  • Business Development
    • Supporting attorneys with budgeting and pricing related aspects of RFPs and client fee arrangement negotiations
    • Collaborating with Marketing to construct client budgets, rate structures, and alternative fee arrangements and pricing solutions that maximize client value and firm profitability.
  • General
    • Supporting firm senior management, attorneys, practice groups and offices, F&A colleagues, and other functional departments by preparing ad hoc financial analyses, presentations, and reports.


  • B.A. in Accounting or Finance or equivalent experience.
  •  Minimum of two years’ experience in legal, or related financial planning and analysis role.
  • Experience with dashboard and data visualization tools: SSRS, Power-User, Tableau, Power BI Suite preferred.
  • Ability to work effectively as a cross-functional leader across multiple projects.
  • Team-oriented; able to share information, goals, opportunities, successes and failures.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively, and professionally, with all levels of the firm, including clients, attorneys, and colleagues.
  • Ability to influence all levels of the organization. Effectively present complex financial information in a distilled and easily understood format that will enhance decision-making.
  • Ability to lead, as well as serve as a team member of, cross-departmental initiatives.
  • Ability to be collegial and consensus-building, with a high degree of emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to demonstrate strategic focus.
  • Possess exceptional judgement and professionalism.
  • Ability to define goals and follow through to achieve results.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent organization and communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while exhibiting a strong attention to detail.
  • Exceptional client service both internal and external.
  • Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary.

Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race (inclusive of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and protective hairstyles), ethnicity, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), age, marital or partnership status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family leave status, citizenship status, immigration status, ancestry, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP uses E-Verify, which is a web-based system, to confirm the eligibility of our employees to work in the United States. As an E-Verify employer, we verify the identity and employment eligibility of newly hired employees by electronically matching information provided by employees on the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, against records available to the Social Security Administration (SSA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). We use E-Verify because we are a federal contractor containing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) E-Verify clause. Please see the posters for details regarding E-Verify or contact Arnold & Porter’s Human Resources Department for more information. E-Verify Participation Poster and Right-to-work Poster.

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