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Director of Financial Reporting & Analytics

Company: Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Location: Dayton
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Taft is currently seeking a Director of Financial Reporting & Analytics to join our team in our Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit (Southfield), Indianapolis, or Minneapolis office.
We are seeking a Director of Financial Reporting & Analytics with 5 to 10 years' experience to support our Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Detroit (Southfield), Indianapolis, or Minneapolis office. The Director of Financial Reporting & Analytics will help the CFO lead Taft's financial systems and business intelligence team in the development of effective tools, metrics and other reporting in support of attorney practice development, firm strategic initiatives and internal finance department needs. All Taft employees operate under a "Client First" philosophy-in all things, we seek to provide exceptional services to our clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Analyze business processes and requirements.
  • Develop various financial reports and models in support of firm and department priorities.
  • Coordinate with lawyers and the firm's IT and Strategy departments to design financial models and tools to assist attorneys in the development of effective. pricing strategies and monitoring of service delivery against budgets and other metrics.
  • Design effective attorney dashboards for financial metrics and key performance indicators.
  • Perform data profiling and develop protocols to identify anomalies.
  • Provide support to the CFO for due diligence analysis.
  • Maintain solid understanding of partner compensation and the metrics that drive it.
  • Identify opportunities to improve processes and strategies and streamline operations.
  • Supervise and direct the activities of Taft's accounting systems and reporting staff to ensure accuracy and alignment with firm and department priorities.
  • Ensure subordinate staff is well informed and on-task.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Strong accounting skills.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
    • Integrity, personal effectiveness, and credibility.
    • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
    • Collaboration and teamwork.
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and operate within deadlines.
    • Ability to manage stress.
    • Ability to maintain confidences.
    • Experience integrating new software applications to various data sources.
    • High proficiency in Microsoft software applications and ability to use a variety of software applications.

      Education and Experience:

      • Bachelor's degree in accounting, business analytics or computer science.
      • Five to ten years' experience in an analytical position within the accounting/finance function, including supervisory authority.
      • Experience working with and writing complex database queries, stored procedures, Online Analytical Processing (OLAP), and data cube technology.
      • Preference will be given to candidates with MBA and law firm experience.

        Candidates interested in Chicago should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Cincinnati should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Cleveland should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Columbus should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Dayton should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Indianapolis should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Minneapolis should apply here.
        Candidates interested in Detroit (Southfield) should apply here.

        Taft is a State of Minnesota and City of St. Paul Affirmative Action Employer as required in those jurisdictions. Taft is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The information in this posting presents general duties, tasks, and responsibilities but is not intended to be an exhaustive listing.Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP participates in E-VERIFY.

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