Pricing Analyst
New York, NY 
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Paul Hastings is a leading international law firm that provides innovative legal solutions to many of the world's top financial institutions and Fortune Global 500 companies. With a strong presence throughout Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the U.S., we have the global reach and extensive capabilities to provide personalized service wherever our clients' needs take us. As one of the world's leading law firms, we seek dynamic individuals who share our commitment to service, innovation, and professional growth.

We have an opening for a Pricing Analyst.

The Pricing Analyst will learn from a long time expert in the field of Legal Pricing. The Pricing Analyst will create pricing structures, including alternative fee proposals, as part of the firmwide pricing strategy and report into the Manager of Strategic Pricing. This position will function in a lead role in the interaction with firm partners and leaders in order to help provide analytics, reporting, and tools that promote the pricing vision. The Pricing Analyst will have direct interaction with Partners, Clients and various cross-departmental contacts within Paul Hastings.

In this capacity, the Pricing Analyst will:

  • Manage the firm's knowledge base of pricing and alternative fee proposals;
  • Analyze client requirements and outside counsel guidelines; Notify attorneys and other key members as necessary; Create processes to help mitigate risk around client policies;
  • Conduct data analysis on existing engagements to help drive understanding of matter/client realization;
  • Fully develop scenarios and models to assess financial impact and profitability of pricing proposals, and assist in the development of creative, workable pricing solutions in response to client demands, including alternative fee arrangements;
  • Assist in developing pricing databases and pre-populated budget templates to improve the firm's ability to develop accurate budgets, including performing data analysis and research on historical matters to determine cost ranges;
  • Stay informed of current pricing trends within the legal market, and apply learned concepts to help improve the firm's pricing capabilities;
  • Act as the direct liaison to the firm's Matter Management/Legal Project Management Initiative;
  • Maintain direct interaction with clients as necessary; and
  • Handle additional related projects as assigned.
Proficiencies:
  • Advanced financial analysis skills including the ability to prepare concise reports to assist firm management in assessing the effectiveness and financial impact of pricing proposals;
  • Advanced knowledge of mathematical and basic statistical concepts, including fractions, percentages, and ratios and apply this knowledge to large volumes of data to reach meaningful conclusions;
  • High level of attention to detail;
  • Advanced organizational skills, including the ability to maintain and track large volumes of data, prioritize workload, coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines and ability to be flexible and adapt to change;
  • High/expert level of proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to learn, leverage and use additional programs, including budgeting and financial management software;
  • Working knowledge of legal services, financial and billing systems;
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills and relationship-building skills, with the ability to interact effectively with attorneys and firm professional staff of all levels;
  • Ability to work independently and be proactive; and
  • High level of success working in teams virtually and in person.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred or equivalent experience;
  • At least 3+ years of related experience in a law firm or professional services firm (preferred); and
  • At least 3+ years' experience with pricing of legal services preferred, which includes a strong working knowledge of non-hourly pricing models.

Employees will be provided with an excellent career opportunity in a collaborative environment, in addition to a generous total compensation package with the opportunity to earn bonuses based on individual contribution and firm profitability.

The salary wage range that we expect to pay for this position is a minimum of $88,000 and a maximum of $124,400 annually. The actual pay wage may vary based on experience or other relevant factors.

Eligible employees can participate in the Firm's comprehensive benefits program, which include the following:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Long Term Care, and Short and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account and Health Savings Account
  • Healthcare Concierge and Advocacy
  • Voluntary 401k Plan and Profit Sharing
  • 10 Paid Holidays per year and a generous PTO program
  • Family Support including Pediatric Mental Health and Parental Support, Paid Parental Leave, Fertility Benefits, and Breast Milk Shipping
  • Back-up Child Care, Elder Care, and Tutoring
  • Wellness Programs (Employee Assistance Program, Mental Health, and Well-Being Events)
  • Retirement Plan Consulting
  • Anniversary Bonus Program
  • Professional Development Programs
  • Transportation Allowance and Commuter Benefits
  • International Travel Insurance
  • Auto/Home/Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

The Firm has a range of diversity initiatives including our Paul Hastings Affinity Networks (PHANs), Women's Initiative, and PH Balanced. These initiatives provide a firmwide forum to share experiences, as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm more inclusive. Learn more about our Global Diversity, Inclusion and Wellness Initiatives here.

Paul Hastings LLP is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3+ years
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