Legal Operations Manager-Finance

AmerisourceBergenConshohocken, PennsylvaniaFull TimeOn Site


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What you will be doing

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working with the Sr. Director of Legal Operations, assist management in preparing the annual fiscal-year budget and long-range plan.
  • Assist in the development of compelling narrative when advocating for budget needs.
  • Provide regular outlook reporting, variance analysis, performance against plan.
  • Oversee accruals process to ensure proper financial reporting.
  • Partner with finance to support preparation of accurate spending forecasts and identify spending trends and potential efficiency opportunities.
  • Support creation and regular distribution of timely reports to department leaders and attorneys.
  • Develop polished presentations of data, metrics, narratives for quarterly business reviews.
  • Working with Sr. Director of Legal Operations and the IT Analytics team, create and maintain easy-to-understand dashboards that effectively communicate statuses of department spend and trends to department leadership.
  • Create and maintain rolling monthly report of new hires, open positions, and departures, including budget impact.
  • Support Legal Operations Team on driving strategic projects to streamline ebilling processes and improve forecasting.
  • Support implementation of best-in-class practices in legal operations finance and outside counsel management Work with Sr. Director of Legal Operations to develop and maintain standardized processes for rate approvals and rate increases, including maintaining documentation of all outside counsel and vendor agreements.
  • Join regular meetings with key attorney leads to discuss budget statuses, needs, and projections for their specific areas. 
  • Drive invoice review and approval efficiencies.
  • Minimize the amount of time attorneys and legal specialists spend on reviews and administrative tasks pertaining to billing, invoicing, and other aspects of finance.
  • Serve as the “go to” department resource for resolving cost center questions and ambiguities.
  • Supports and participates in department initiatives related to outside counsel management, billing guidelines/engagement letter updates, matter analysis, metrics and benchmarking, team conferences, vendor rate analysis, billing compliance, and more.
  • Maintains a high level of professionalism; handles sensitive/confidential information with appropriate care.
  • Manage legal operations financial staff as assigned; deliver clear expectations, and provide ongoing coaching, develop staff, and promote a positive work environment.
  • Participate in industry conferences and other knowledge-sharing forums to introduce innovative solutions to the legal department.

What your background should look like 

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, finance, accounting, or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in legal operations, finance, or similar roles. Experience in a law firm or legal department setting is strongly preferred.
  • Hands-on experience managing a large fiscal program. Comprehensive understanding of budgeting, forecasting, and resource planning, and ability to work closely with the finance and accounting departments.
  • Proven track-record of strong leadership and communication abilities and driving results in a team environment.

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Diligent self-starter with a passion for finance.
  • Strong leader and problem-solver.
  • Able to successfully navigate internal dynamics to achieve suburb results.
  • Able to thrive in a high-paced, fast-changing, and sometimes unpredictable work environment. 
  • Able to organize tasks, prioritize competing demands, find solutions, and follow through to successful conclusions. 
  • A proven ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Teamwork mentality and enthusiasm to help others.
  • A passion for building trust with internal and external stakeholders by being proactive and innovative in solving problems that affect them and the department.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including written and verbal communication skills with a customer-focused and professional demeanor.
  • Life-long learner of in-house legal department best practices and standards relating to finance and outside counsel management.
  • Ability to leverage legal ops peer groups to determine best practices.
  • Adept at technical tools, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Teams, and document sharing and e-signing tools.

What AmerisourceBergen offers

We offer a competitive total rewards package which includes benefits and compensation. Our commitment to our eligible population of team members includes benefit programs that are comprehensive, affordable, diverse, and designed to meet the needs of our team members’ and their families. Some of these programs include paid time off including paid parental leave, access to retirement savings vehicles, medical, dental, vision, and life insurance options, an employee stock purchase program, and other financial, health, and well-being focused benefits.

Because we take a balanced, global approach to our benefits, benefit offerings may vary by location, position, and/or business unit. Some benefits are company-paid, while others are available through team member contributions. For details visit https://www.virtualfairhub.com/amerisourcebergen.

Schedule

Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Services Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

AmerisourceBergen is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email hrsc@amerisourcebergen.com. We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned

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