Ballard Spahr LLP Pricing Analyst (Remote) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

December 6, 2023

Job Description

Reference #: 173881
Ballard Spahr LLP is currently seeking a Pricing Analyst to serve as a key member of the Pricing Team, a subset of the firm’s Client Value and Innovation Team. The qualified candidate will report to the Director of Strategic Pricing and can be remote if located in Arizona, Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, Nevada, Pennsylvania, South Dakota or Utah. The position will be responsible for assisting with a wide variety of financial and business analysis duties that include, but are not limited to, profitability modeling and analysis, pricing analysis, and ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis.
Our Pricing Analyst will:
Develop and implement economic models to assess the profitability of new business proposals and assist in the development of creative pricing solutions, including alternative fee arrangements.
Work with attorneys, practice groups, marketing personnel and financial management to provide pricing support on all RFP submissions.
Assist in the evaluation and setting of standard and national billing rates using regional and practice-specific competitive benchmarking tools and internal analytics on realization and profitability.
Assist in analyzing profitability and other metrics for the firm’s departments, practices, and clients.
Respond to ad-hoc requests for financial and profitability information or analyses.
Assist in the development of practical tools (such as budget templates) to help engagement teams to provide more accurate fee estimates, as well as to help in the implementation of effective legal project management discipline in their engagements.
Provide support and advice to lawyers and others involved in pricing proposals and approvals, advancing pricing as a strategic tool to build and enhance client relationships.
The selected candidate will be an assertive and independent learner, analytical and detail-oriented with strong problem-solving skills and an effective and confident communicator. Good project management skills with the ability to define project goals, coordinate resources and complete projects on schedule.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of two years of relevant analytical experience and proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Previous experience working in a law firm strongly desired. Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or related business discipline preferred.
Ballard Spahr is committed to increasing diversity in the legal profession and to supporting the communities where we live and work. People from all backgrounds are valued and integrated into every part of the firm. Diverse candidates including women, people of color and members of the LGBTQAI+ community, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Firm is not accepting resumes from search firms for this position.


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