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Goldman Sachs Legal, Legal Finance & Operations Analyst Position - Application Deadline

Thu, February 28, 2013

The Legal Department of Goldman Sachs provides the highest quality legal advice and support to all divisions of the firm. It serves to protect the firm’s financial well-being and reputation, and it assists the firm’s businesses in evaluating risk associated with their activities and completing transactions. The department has four primary locations – New York, London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong – and a significant presence in 22 other cities, including Bangalore, Irving (Dallas), Jersey City, Singapore, Sydney, and São Paulo.

The Legal Finance & Operations area, in turn, supports the broader Legal Department on matters including administration and logistics, legal financial reporting to divisional and firm management, internal expenses and headcount, external expenses including outside counsel spend, and law firm relationship management.
Within Legal Finance & Operations, the Legal Operations team focuses extensively on the processing and payment of outside counsel invoices, as well as the front-end administrative maintenance of the e-billing system used for those invoices. Primary day-to-day responsibilities could include:

•Process outside-counsel electronic invoices using a legal e-billing application, including:
oClosely review invoices received for their content and conformity to GS billing guidelines; enforce compliance by communicating any issues found promptly and directly with outside counsel billing areas
oWork with attorneys and businesspeople to identify appropriate allocations
oResearch and rectify rejected invoices
•Support the Operations Team co-leads in Texas and New York
•Develop excellent working relationships with
oGlobal Legal Department counterparts to ensure coordinated, consistent handling of legal invoices
oOutside counsel billing and finance teams
•Provide periodic and ad hoc reporting to team and department management of invoice-administration metrics

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