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Posted by: Perkins Coie LLP

Category: Financial Management

Position: Client Accounting Director – Job #S20141008

Posted: December 6, 2014

 

Posted by: Law Firm

Category: Human Resources

Position: Human Resources Manager

Posted: November 24, 2014

 

Posted by: Davis Wright Tremaine

Category: Overall Management

Position: Manager of Professional Development & Training

Posted: November 17, 2014

 

Posted by: Perkins Coie LLP

Category: Overall Management

Position: Legal Staff Supervisor (Intellectual Property)

Posted: October 30, 2014

 

Posted by: Davis Wright Tremaine

Category: Financial Management

Position: Billing Supervisor

Posted: October 22, 2014

 

Perkins Coie LLP

Position: Client Accounting Director – Job #S20141008

Job Summary: The Client Accounting Director is responsible for providing strategic direction to the client billing, cash receipts and collections teams to ensure efficient and effective processes and deliver a high level of operational excellence and client service.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Manage the delivery of billing and collections services to clients and lawyers
  • Establish and monitor standards for and provide training on all billing and collections processes
  • Develop metrics and service level agreements
  • Direct staffing of the billing, collections and cash receipts departments
  • Work closely with the Billing & Collections Committee, including manage meetings and reporting and analysis
  • Serve as an escalation resource for billing and collections inquiries

Experience: 

  • This position requires a minimum of ten years in a progressively responsible Accounting or Finance role including a minimum of four years in a management role, or equivalent. Minimum of two years in a professional services environment preferred.

Education: 

  • A BA in Business Administration, Finance, or Accounting

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated ability to direct, lead and coach teams
  • Strong organization, problems solving, planning and decision making skills
  • Superb oral and written communication skills and the ability to work with all levels of firm personnel
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively direct a department and assume accountability for departmental performance
  • The ability to think strategically and see the big picture while maintaining details

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Dominika Krull
Address: 1201 3rd Ave, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-359-3857
Fax: 206-359-4857
Email: dkrull@perkinscoie.com


Law Firm

Position: Human Resources Manager

Job Summary: For a law firm of 80+ employees: performs Human Resources related duties at the professional level and will carry out responsibilities in some or all of the following functional areas: employee relations, training and development, employment, benefits administration, and employment equity programs.

Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Partners with employees and management to communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards, and government regulations.
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all personnel and temporary employees; conducts new employee orientations, writes and places advertisements.
  • Responds to employee relations issues such as employee complaints, harassment allegations, and civil rights complaints.
  • Maintains and coordinates employee recognition programs.
  • Monitors performance evaluation program; recommends compensation increases.
  • Manages performance issues, disciplinary processes, and terminations.
  • Oversees maintenance of employee personnel and I-9 files.
  • Oversees maintenance of employee medical/benefit files.
  • Conducts exit interviews and analyzes data and makes recommendations to the management team for corrective action and continuous improvement.
  • Performs benefits administration to include claims resolution, change reporting, approving invoices for payment, and communicating benefit information to employees.
  • Assists in the management of the benefit plan renewal process.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree Human Resources Management (or related field) with three (3) years relevant experience; or equivalent Office Human Resources Management experience. SPHR or PHR certification a plus.
  • Background in employment law or other government compliance regulations preferred.
  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements in Washington and California.
  • Excellent people skills; ability to lead by example.
  • High level of personal responsibility and initiative.
  • Strong ability to work well under pressure and against deadlines.
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) and organizational skills.
  • Ability to identify and analyze complex issues and problems in both staff and management areas and recommend and implement solutions.

Salary: Market competitive; based on experience

To Apply: Submit confidential cover letter and resume to Carol Hill at hill@lasher.com. (Note: hiring firm is not Lasher Holzapfel Sperry & Ebberson.)


Davis Wright Tremaine

Position: Manager of Professional Development & Training

Job Summary: The objective and focus of this position is to design and implement attorney curriculum, manage content development and delivery, and assist practice group leadership with the design and delivery of practice-specific training for the firm's attorneys.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Design and implement Professional Development training curricula
  • Manage attorney training programs
  • In collaboration with the Director of Professional Development, consult with Practice Group Leaders
  • Assist with Associate training curriculums

Experience: 

  • 3+ years of experience as a private practice attorney or 5+ years of professional development training and curricula development experience
  • Solid knowledge of MCLE rules preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with partners, associates, staff and iSt.

Education: 

  • Bachelor's Degree required; JD or Master's Degree preferred

Qualifications: 

  • Excellent written & verbal communications skills at the project level and focused on serving internal clients
  • Excellent organizational & time management skills
  • Self-motivated, able to assume responsibility & work autonomously & ethically.

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Please apply online at www.dwt.com/careers


Perkins Coie LLP

Position: Legal Staff Supervisor (Intellectual Property)

Job Summary: Will coordinate the daily non-lawyer functions of Seattle office Intellectual Property group including assigning secretarial/timekeeper (attorney/paralegal) pairings, balancing departmental workload and assigning backup secretarial coverage.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Will attend Legal Staff Supervisor meetings and serve as communication link between department and other departments within the firm
  • Will also coordinate office moves within the department and approve PTO requests, arranging for coverage as needed
  • Responsible for conducting interviews for new or replacement staff in coordination with Human Resources including conducting or facilitating the training of new staff, monitoring proficiency and providing feedback on performance during initial 90-day evaluation period
  • Will facilitate annual performance evaluations and provide ongoing coaching and counseling for support staff regarding disciplinary actions and work-related concerns, resolving differences or seeking support from Legal Staff Manager, Director of Human Resources or lawyers involved to rectify concerns

Experience: 

  • Must have effective oral and written communications skills, demonstrated ability to direct the workflow of employees, and the ability to establish effective working relationships throughout operational groups
  • Must have demonstrated administrative skills such as organizing, coordinating and listening for effective supervision of clerical support
  • Requires the ability to counsel with employees, demonstrating confidentiality and resourcefulness

Education: 

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is preferred

Qualifications: 

  • Previous supervisory or lead experience is required, along with knowledge of Patent and Trademark procedures

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Contact Dominika Krull
Address: 1201 3rd Ave, Suite 4900, Seattle, WA 98101
Phone: 206-359-3857
Fax: 206-359-4857
Email: dkrull@perkinscoie.com


Davis Wright Tremaine

Position: Billing Supervisor

Job Summary: Supervises the Billing team to ensure they are meeting the needs and goals of the firm by producing timely, high quality work product and cust. service; serves as expert for billing applications, and works with the Client Accounts Manager on initiatives.

Essential Job Duties: 

  • Provide day to day supervision for the billing team, including managing staffing levels, coaching, and hiringlations issues
  • Monitor billing work product
  • Act as resource with regard to billing applications, policies and procedures

Experience: 

  • 7+ years accounting experience with an emphasis on billing and a demonstrated record of increasing responsibilities
  • 5+ years supervisory experience with a staff of 6 or more

Education: 

  • College degree in accounting or finance

Qualifications: 

  • Proficiency with Elite Enterprise Billing & Reporting Module or similar comprehensive or enterprise-level accounting software
  • Ability to perform advanced spreadsheet functions in Excel
  • Understanding of Accounting policies, procedures and applcations

Salary: DOE

To Apply: Please apply online at www.dwt.com/careers


 
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