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Business Intelligence Analyst

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 03/10/2021

Senior Research Analyst 

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP 03/10/2021

 

Business Intelligence Analyst - Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Job Description:  

Under the supervision of the Senior BI Manager, the analyst will conduct specialized research and analysis of companies, industries, markets and competitors, using a comprehensive variety of resources and a creative approach. The analyst will develop and communicate insightful and actionable business intelligence and provide meaningful recommendations to support business growth and the firm’s competitive position. The qualified individual will have the ability to work well in a collaborative environment, as well as independently.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Research, analyze and prepare reports on a wide variety of company, business, industry, markets and/or competitor data to support the firm’s business development and strategic initiatives.
  • Provide research assistance to lawyers to support practice or client-related projects as assigned.
  • Stays current on critical news developments affecting the legal and other industries, key clients and other topics, which may be assigned.
  • Keep metrics on work completed for monthly and annual reports.
  • Assist in efforts to market the BI Group’s service to firm personnel.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

Experience / Education:

  • Requires advanced degree or some equivalent of education and experience with focus on market analysis and business intelligence/financial services research and a minimum of five years of business/competitive intelligence research experience.
  • A knowledge of legal research would be a plus.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Highly tuned research and analysis skills, with ability to analyze data and draw conclusions and to provide actionable intelligence.
  • Strong understanding of the legal industry and the business environment impacting our clients, is highly recommended. Exceptional written, oral communication and customer service skills.- Demonstrated ability to synthesize and distill information from diverse sources and deliver objective, meaningful insights in concise, compelling ways.
  • Solid ability working with financial/business, legal/litigation and industry-specific databases and Microsoft products, particularly Word and Excel. Data analysis skills would be a significant asset.
  • Thorough knowledge of M&A and private equity transactions and the ability to differentiate between multiple deal types and strategies.
  • Ability to work well with staff at all levels of the firm, as well as handle an array of projects, many under tight deadlines and in high-pressure situations.
  • Takes a proactive approach to assignments and demonstrates the ability to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently, with a flexibility and willingness to work extended hours as required.
  • Strong sense of urgency, intellectual curiosity and professional dedication, as well as a positive attitude, are expected
Attendance Requirements:
  • On site during normal working hours and available when necessary before or after normal working hours to work at the firm in order to meet the demands of the job and the needs of the firm.

Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to engage in off-site travel as required from time to time, in order to meet the demands of the job and the needs of the firm

Disclaimer Statement: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Job Reference Code:  21000045

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://paulweiss.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000045&lang=en

 


  

Senior Research Analyst -  Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

Employer Statement:  

Paul, Weiss established its headquarters in New York City in 1875. Today, the office, home to nearly 800 lawyers, is located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. Longtime clients include many of the city’s iconic companies and financial institutions. All of the firm’s practice specialties are well-represented in New York. The office is home to many members of Paul, Weiss’s renowned Litigation Department, including some of the country’s elite trial lawyers, as well as of the firm’s market-leading mergers and acquisitions, private equity, white collar and regulatory, and bankruptcy and restructuring departments. The New York office plays a linchpin role in many cross-border matters; New York-based attorneys work in tandem with colleagues based in Toronto, Washington, D.C., Wilmington, Europe and Asia on multi-jurisdictional transactions, regulatory challenges and complex litigation. Throughout its history, Paul, Weiss has played an active and leading role in the civic and business life of New York City. New York-based members of our corporate and litigation practices have served as counsel to a number of the city’s most prominent corporations and public institutions. Many of our New York lawyers have forged careers that meld public service and private practice. In addition to these high-profile matters, Paul, Weiss has maintained an unwavering commitment to pro bono work, which has manifested itself in a broad range of projects to help New Yorkers in need.

Job Description:  

Under the direction of the Research Services Director, the Sr. Research Analyst performs legal and business research and related services to remotely support the informational needs of the firm and its clients. The Sr. Research Analyst is part of a team of research professionals based in New York and D.C. This role also involves collaboration with other team members related to Knowledge & Innovation (K&I) initiatives including resource management and optimization. This position requires significant law firm experience in a research role and is based in northern California.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES(Essential Functions):

  • Performs all research required to assist lawyers and other firm personnel as well as external clients in obtaining information in support of the firm’s business.
  • This includes undertaking complex research assignments requiring the utilization of specialized databases, legal and business information sources, web-based sites and print resources.
  • Markets and promotes awareness of Research and K&I service offerings.
  • Participates in the development of educational materials and leads instructional programs for lawyers and other firm personnel.
  • Assists in the continual evaluation of new research applications ensuring that the firm’s knowledge assets are sufficient to support the needs of the business.
  • Handles projects related to resource optimization and management including resolving basic resource access issues.
  • Works on special projects and performs other duties as assigned.Accounts for billable time by submitting diaries on a regular basis.

Education and/or Experience:

  • M.L.S. from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of seven years’ research experience in a law firm setting.

Competencies:

  • Upper margin research skills with detailed knowledge of case analytical tools, IP and litigation court filings and dockets, statistical and industry resources as well as strong familiarity with legal and non-legal print and electronic research resources.
  • Demonstrated technical proficiency to resolve issues with the firm’s electronic resources management system or other such tools.
  • The ability to think of creative solutions to novel or difficult research assignments.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and customer service skills.
  • An effective collaborator with the ability to work well with staff at all levels of the firm.
  • Self-starter with a strong time management skills so as to effectively manage multiple projects concurrently, many under tight deadlines.
  • Strong sense of urgency and professional dedication.

WORK REQUIREMENTS:

  • Remote and located in California.
  • Assigned primarily to support West Coast research operations as well as provide assistance to other firm offices, Mon. thru Fr. from 9:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. (PST).
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours when required.

Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to travel to the San Francisco office as required. Travel to the NY office up to two times per annum is also required.

Disclaimer Statement: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of the work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Job Reference Code:  21000031

Contact Information & Application Instructions:  https://paulweiss.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=21000031&lang=en