Law Firm Administrator

IST Management Services - Atlanta, GA (8 days ago)

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Firm Administrator

Apply today for an amazing opportunity as a Firm Administrator to work for a prominent Law Firm in Downtown Atlanta GA. This firm is a Work life firm which practices in medical malpractice and civil litigation defense law. The Administrator has 2 fulltime assistants. While the administrator does what it takes to get the job done, the average workweek is 45 hours. Wow!

Duties and Responsibilities Include :

Finance and Accounting: 80%

Handles all of the Firm’s finances and accounting functions including; firm-wide billing, AR/AP, payroll, managing banking relationships, and providing routine reports to Managing Partner, and month end closeout.

Human Resources: 10%

Human Resources managers for all non-lawyer staff members. Candidate will perform all HR rolls including; recruiting, onboarding, training and development, yearly reviews, benefits administration, payroll, paid time off administration, and employee performance plans.

Information Technology: 5%

Primary liaison for Firm-wide IT needs. Candidate will be responsible for solving basic technical issues as they arise. Serves as liaison with off-site IT partner when needs are more complex.

Facilities Management: 5%

Responsible for all facilities management: ordering, installing, maintaining, and optimizing the Firm’s physical facilities, furnishings and equipment. Candidate will be the primary liaison with building management.

The successful candidate will be very accounting/finance experienced in their skill set and, most importantly is a DOER to get the job done and not a DELIGATOR. This is very hands on. Candidate will need to have a great working relationship with the managing partner. It will be the Managing Partner and the Firm Administrator that will run and grow the firm. The firm is in a growth mode and will continue in this mode. The candidate must be proactive and forward thinking to guide the firm for strategic growth.

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree required - preferred degree in Accounting/Finance or Business Management/Administration
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Firm Administrator or similar role in the legal field, or professional services firm.
  • Broad depth of knowledge of Financial Systems including billing protocols (e-billing

Systems for 12 sites), AR/AP

  • Working knowledge of IT
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – people person skills very important
  • Windows Office Suites

Preferred Experience :

  • Familiarity with Juris (including opening new matters and conflict checks)
  • MBA or CPA

Compensation Package :

Salary ranges from $85,000 - $100,000, depending on experience and education. The Firm offers a robust benefits package.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 to $100,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Financial Management: 7 years (Required)
  • Facilities Management: 7 years (Required)
  • Technical Support: 5 years (Required)
  • Litigation Support: 5 years (Required)
  • Legal Office Management: 5 years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 7 years (Required)
  • Account Management: 7 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Required)

Job Location:

  • Atlanta, GA (Required)