Ballard Spahr LLP has an exciting opportunity for a Practice Management Administrator to provide administrative support to the Finance department’s Director of Practice Management with the daily business operations of the department and its practice groups across 15 offices. Responsibilities include budgeting and expense management; continuing education and core training; technological initiatives; and policy enforcement.
The chosen individual will assist the Director of Practice Management with reviewing, researching and approving expenses, monitoring compliance with time entry policies, compilation of monthly and quarterly financial reports. Primary financial management responsibilities include assembling monthly metrics, reviewing and approving expenses; overseeing lawyer and paralegal timesheet policy compliance; and assisting with the review of aged receivables and unbilled time. Other responsibilities include scheduling and coordinating various department and practice group meetings, compiling and distributing meeting agendas and materials and maintaining department and practice group membership reports.
The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational, communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask and work in a deadline driven environment.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience in a law firm or professional services environment and proficiency with Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel and Outlook). Professional demeanor, good judgment, understanding of need to exercise confidentially and discretion required, and the flexibility to periodically work beyond a standard business day, as applicable. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Ballard Spahr is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.
Ballard Spahr is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse environment. The firm encourages applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, age, national origin, handicap or disability, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, transgender status, sex stereotyping, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.
Additional Salary Information: The benefits package includes medical, prescription drug, dental and vision coverage; life insurance, short and long-term disability; 401(k) retirement savings plan with a firm contribution and match; generous paid time off program; health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts, and a health savings account; firm subsidized emergency child and elder care services; family and medical leave; employee assistance program; and a pre-tax transportation program.
Internal Number: 173584
About Ballard Spahr LLP
Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm with more than 650 lawyers in 15 offices in the United States, provides a range of services in litigation, business and finance, real estate, intellectual property, and public finance. Our clients include Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, life sciences and technology companies, health systems, investors and developers, government agencies and sponsored enterprises, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations. The firm combines a national scope of practice with strong regional market knowledge. For more information, please visit www.ballardspahr.com.