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Business Intelligence Analyst

at Davis Wright Tremaine

Posted: 3/22/2019
Job Reference #: 458
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Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.  Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for an experienced Business Intelligence Analyst to join our team in Portland or Seattle. 

The Business Intelligence Analyst will build, launch and maintain an exciting new BI platform. The role will work with the cross-functional Financial Tech team to develop and implement a financial reporting platform optimized for usability, simplicity and actionable KPI tracking in Tableau. Prior Tableau experience is not required, but strongly preferred. Experience working with relational databases is a must.

At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion and innovation.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  •  Develop Tableau Dashboards using organizational style and best practices in data visualization and UX.
  • Administer Tableau Server. Work with IT to develop security and user permission protocols, maintain AD groups to administer access, manage content and licenses.
  • Work with Data Analytics to train new users on use of Tableau Platform (may require travel).
  • Responsible for developing strategies and best practices for mining the firm’s data for insights into pricing and scoping for future matters.
  • Work with attorneys to clearly define legal matter assumptions (key tasks, motions, document review, etc.) and monitor, document, and develop pricing for scope changes throughout the life of matters.
  • Create process workflows for various types of legal matters as well as templates for future engagements.
  • Interact with groups across the firm and work directly with senior management, lawyers, accounting, marketing and others to develop and implement best practices in pricing and budgeting.
  • Create and generate project management statistics and KPI reports for management and practice groups on a regular basis, including statistics relating to time entry task coding, budgeting and budget tracking.
  • Assist in the development, preparation and production of complex reporting required by clients and attorneys, including on individual maters or portfolios of client work.
  • Collaborate with client matter supervising attorneys in the development of matter budgets based on historical data and tracking of budget vs. actual metrics through the lifecycle of the budgeted matter(s).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  •  4+ years of progressively responsible work experience in a professional services organization, required.
  • 3+ years of experience with Tableau, preferred.
  • BA/BS in data science, accounting/finance, economics or related field, required.
  • Demonstrated ability to use MS Office products, required; ability to perform advanced spreadsheet functions in Excel, required.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and interpret financial/performance data, and ability to communicate said data in lay terms, required.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with all levels of a professional services organization, including interpersonal skills, required.
  • Strong sense of urgency/prioritization and ability to recognize when to seek guidance, required.
  • Demonstrated history of taking initiative and being a self-starter, required.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with a high attention to detail and ability to work under deadlines, required.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, required.
  • Previous experience in a law-firm or professional services organization, supporting a multi-office environment, preferred.
  • Project management and/or process improvement experience in a professional services firm a plus.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  A certain amount of travel may occur in this position.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.  

We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.  It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.

 
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