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Practice Support Group, Business Analyst

Posted: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Full-Time

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The Houston office has an immediate need for an ambitious, self-motivated professional, preferably with eDiscovery experience, for a full-time Business Analyst position.  The Analyst role will assist in the operations of the firm’s eDiscovery and document review services offered through the Practice Support Group (“Houston Hub”).  In addition, the Business Analyst will provide executive-level administrative support to the Global Director of Practice Support and the Assistant Directors and the other department managers.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists in the preparation and analysis of the Hub’s monthly financials
  • Coordinates with the designated accounting resource regarding all aspects of eDiscovery and document review services offered by the Hub
  • Coordinates with the designated accounting resources regarding payments of unpaid invoices issued by the Hub
  • Assists in preparation of cost estimates for eDiscovery and document review projects and generates timely budget vs actual reporting on these projects
  • Generates time reports and monitors compliance with time entry policy
  • Develops and updates eDiscovery process maps using Task Map
  • Drafts and revises letters, memos, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations
  • Maintains department brochures and market materials
  • Assists in responding to RFP responses
  • Establishes and maintains an efficient filing system for the filing and retrieval of documents, as requested by the Director, including scanning and electronically saving documents and maintaining hard copies as appropriate
  • Manages accounts payable for the department, including processing check requests and recurring payables
  • Performs internet research on various topics and analyzes and summarizes findings
  • Maintains the Director’s calendar and communicates schedules accordingly, including coordinating meeting arrangements, securing the location, equipment and hospitality requirements
  • Facilitates travel arrangements including processing registrations for meetings, conferences or seminars, flight schedules, hotel and ground transportation as needed
  • Answers incoming calls for the Director in friendly, professional manner; directs calls to the appropriate party; transmits messages accurately
  • Additional responsibilities and special projects as requested

Qualifications:

  • Must be reliable, resourceful and organized for this fast-paced position
  • Understanding of litigation; prior law firm or eDiscovery vendor experience preferred
  • Fundamental understanding of accounting principles is required
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, is essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is critical
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain highest level of confidentiality
  • Ability to work overtime
  • College degree or equivalent, preferred