Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

  • Client Reporting Analyst/ Senior Analyst

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
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  • Overview

    The Client Reporting Analyst/ Senior Analyst assists with the daily and monthly reporting of client, practice and office results to individual partners and other internal stakeholders of the Firm.  This analysis helps the Firm make informed business decisions and better respond to client requests for proposals, rate negotiations, and budget estimates.  The Senior Analyst takes a more independent role within the group and focuses on complex pricing models, matter budgeting and tracking, and has increased direct interaction with partners


    • Model pricing scenarios in support of client rate negotiations
    • Read and interpret the billing portions of outside counsel guidelines and model their impact
    • Work with Billing Team to ensure negotiated rate cards are properly implemented
    • Assist with matter budgeting and client cost estimates
    • Suggest optimal staffing scenarios based on specific client rate agreements
    • Build and maintain lists of related matters for cost estimate reference with qualitative and quantitative characteristics (i.e., IPO, Motion to Dismiss, etc.)
    • Generate monthly client analysis and practice segment reporting
    • Work collaboratively with Partners and the Business Development Team to prepare internal presentations and pitches for work
    • Ensure changes to Elite structure are reflected in database rollups and coordinate with profitability software vendor
    • Prepare detailed MD&A style summaries of client results in support of periodic partner client team meetings
    • Research and update matter billing arrangements in database and prepare related reporting
    • Analyze profitability of unbilled time in advance of final client billing, as needed
    • Respond timely to analysis and information requests
    • Prepare pro-forma analysis and presentations for the Finance and Billing Committee and other firmwide committees
    • Actively participate in internal meetings to discuss monthly financial results
    • Special projects as needed


    • 2-4 Years of previous experience as a financial analyst or general accountant
    • College Degree with a major in Accounting or Finance. Minimum GPA in major and overall 3.0, respectively.
    • Strong Microsoft Excel experience with intermediate Powerpoint skills
    • Working knowledge of financial or reporting database structure. Experience using IBM Cognos or SQL a plus
    • Strong oral and written communication skills (please request a writing sample)
    • Detail oriented
    • Available for work on nights and weekends to meet deadlines and deliverables


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