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Data Analytics Support Professional - Legal

Company: Winthrop & Weinstine
Location: Minneapolis
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

TITLE Data Analytics Support Professional - LegalABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Winthrop & Weinstine is a business law firm of more than 150 attorneys with a deliberate culture of enterprise and fresh thinking. Located in the heart of Minneapolis and with a national reach, we deliver service, smart perspectives and practical outcomes to put the law to work for our clients. At Winthrop & Weinstine, we work together energetically and creatively to achieve our goals. We are committed to dealing with one another fairly, respectfully and honestly to create a healthy stable and collegial organization. Every person in the firm is an integral part of the client service team and contributes to the firm's, and our clients', success. Join our nimble force and put the law to work. Learn more at www.winthrop.com. EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. DESCRIPTION Winthrop & Weinstine is a business law firm of more than 150 attorneys with a deliberate culture of enterprise and fresh thinking. Located in the heart of Minneapolis and with a national reach, we deliver service, smart perspectives, and practical outcomes to put the law to work for our clients. We know that our ability to innovate and achieve customer success is a direct result of our team's commitment to excellence and we view our employees as our greatest asset.Our Data Analytics Support Professional will be responsible for receiving, organizing, analyzing, and maintaining data from clients that is used for legal analysis and various business filing requirements. This role will require regular and on-going tracking, filing, and updating of data and use and input of such data for multiple analytical inquiries to support legal analysis and business controversies. This individual will also be responsible for driving tax technology initiatives for the Specialty Tax & Incentives Group by exploring new and leveraging existing technology solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of tax analyses. This includes identifying, designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining tax technology and analytical tools such as Alteryx, Vizio and other solutions as needed.These activities will be performed under the supervision of counsel. This individual should be skilled at organizing, assessing, and compiling data to support the legal analysis and legal reporting requirements that will be presented to clients. This individual must be able to work effectively on his/her own and in close collaboration with other colleagues on a regular basis. This role is a support role to the entire Specialty Tax & Incentives team and will also require other project management skills including project organization, data organization, business reporting compliance and compliance checklists, client interface and communications and regular interaction with team members and clients.Key Responsibilities:

  • Assess and format client data for incorporation into analytical and calculation models, investigation and/or development of data collection/analytical software tools and templates, and coordination with clients to determine the most efficient way to obtain, transfer and process large client data files.
  • Assist with multiple projects simultaneously, including client consultations, analysis, data gathering and coordination of Specialty Tax & Incentives personnel and client resources.
  • Establish/maintain physical and electronic files.
  • Provide organization and management of client files in electronic format.
  • Review and format data (completeness of information, proper execution).
  • Review, enter, and extract data from various sources of data received from client.
  • Reconcile inconsistencies.
  • Verify data, review prior year data and reports to assist in creating efficiencies for subsequent year data collection and review processes.
  • Receive, organize, and distribute diverse types of documents, including legal documents between client and client service team and in some instances, governmental agencies or external service providers.
  • Assist team in obtaining/collecting all documents/information.
  • Extract data for management and program reports.
  • Perform word processing relevant to matter documentation and presentation.
  • Perform data entry and analytics and creation of summary reports or toolkits necessary for representative legal matter. POSITION REQUIREMENTS
    • Undergraduate degree with a preferred focus or major in data analysis, computer science, statistics, or information systems.
    • Ability to review and analyze data and information from multiple sources.
    • Ability to prepare and correct reports and draft professional communications.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy; excellent analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, and drafting skills.
    • Highly organized, dependable, and responsible and experienced in planning and managing conflicting priorities within tight deadlines with minimal supervision.
    • Passionate, positive attitude; flexibility, adaptability, and sense of accountability.
    • Ability to interface with clients effectively.
    • Expertise in using/creating/manipulating data with Microsoft Excel, Vizio and Alteryx (or similar program) experience.
    • Experience with word processing software and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to effectively work within a team environment and communicate and interact with all levels of firm members and outside contacts.
    • Skill with data analysis and analytical aptitude with an elevated level of accuracy.
    • Skill in written and verbal communication.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to work well under pressure with deadlines - possess a sense of urgency.
    • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and frequent interruptions.
    • Knowledge of editing, proofreading and basic administrative skills; excellent grammar skills. PIe362c40b42c3-31181-34013206

Keywords: Winthrop & Weinstine, Minneapolis , Data Analytics Support Professional - Legal, Other , Minneapolis, Minnesota

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