Manager of Financial Analysis & Reporting

Finance & Accounting Atlanta, Georgia New York, New York Washington, District of Columbia Chicago, Illinois

King & Spalding is a leading global law firm with a commitment to excellence, innovation, and the seamless delivery of legal services. We harness innovative technology and exceptional talent to meet the complex needs of our clients in a fast-paced and dynamic legal landscape.
We are seeking a Manager of Financial Analysis & Reporting to join our Finance Department in Atlanta, New York, or Washington, DC.
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Developing, interpreting, and implementing timekeeper and client-focused financial models to support the firm’s business goals and operating plans.
  • Identifying and analyzing key performance measures, deaggregating metrics, and providing recommendations for improvement, assessing performance against key industry benchmarks, and assessing the impact of various performance improvement efforts.
  • Regular interaction with partners and senior management, including communicating financial metrics and providing insights and recommendations.
  • Work closely with other Finance functions, including Pricing, Billing, and Rate Management, on reporting needs and ad hoc requests for financial information and analysis.
  • Provide senior management with analysis and reporting at client/matter, practice group, office, and timekeeper level.
  • Provide support to other Business Operations teams, including Business Development,
  • Lawyer Talent, and Recruiting. Partner with team leaders to understand their objectives and provide proactive support, analysis, and actionable insights.
  • Work closely with the Financial Systems and IT teams on the development and
  • enhancement of reporting tools, including dashboards and other dynamic reporting tools.
  • Develop, monitor, and analyze key performance indicators for clients, matters, and practices.
  • Identify and investigate trends, anomalies, and opportunities.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to other members of the Financial Analysis team. Foster a collaborative and high-performance culture, promoting professional development and knowledge sharing.
  • Develop presentations and concise analyses to communicate financial performance to senior leadership and management.
  • Provide training to other team members on how to build models and interpret data.
  • Establish and maintain team guidelines and standards to ensure timeliness, accuracy,
  • consistency, and scalability of reporting. 
  • Bachelor’s degree, with a concentration in Finance or Accounting preferred, as well as a minimum of 5 years of job-related experience, preferably in a law firm or professional services firm.
  • Leadership skills and a proven ability to synthesize metrics into practical insights and communicate those insights confidently to stakeholders.
  • Strong preference for candidates with experience managing and developing others.
  • Candidates must have a high level of proficiency with Excel and consideration will be given to experience with SQL, PowerBI, and legal financial systems (Aderant or Elite). 
Additional Items:
  • Analysis & Reporting will play a pivotal role in supporting the firm’s business goals through reporting, modeling, and analyzing financial data. 
The firm offers a generous total compensation package with bonuses and raises awarded in recognition of individual merit-based performance. Eligible employees may participate in King & Spalding’s comprehensive benefit program including health and wellness plan, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and a health savings account, a 401(k) plan, profit sharing plan, discount programs, and a substantial Paid Time Off (PTO) program.
We are proud of our remarkably cohesive culture, which now encompasses more than 2,300 lawyers and business professionals in 24 locations worldwide. We seek to attract and develop the very best talent to work with us.
King & Spalding LLP (K&S) is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all state, federal, and local laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.
New York: full-time annualized salary range $145,900 – 218,900. The salary offer will be contingent upon various factors, including but not limited to, relevant experience, internal equity, market data, job location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.