Law Firm COO
Are you bored? Feel stunted at your current job? Ambitious and driven, but longing for a way to make your day at work a bit more exciting? Looking for an opportunity to reenergize, feel appreciated and advance your career?
Well, we’re looking for you!
Come join ROIG’s dynamic Administrative team!
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) has knowledge of Finance, Technology, Administration, and Human Resources. Has primary responsibility for business and non-legal aspects of the firm. Has the ability to communicate with professionals and staff, lead and direct, analyze and problem-solve, manage and resolve conflict. Overall responsibilities extend from day-to-day business issues to longer term issues and strategic planning.
1. Overall Responsibility
- The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the non-legal operational management of the Firm and for guiding the business decisions of the partnership to maximize the efficiency and profitability and business success of the Firm.
- The COO is responsible for initiating and directing the implementation of policies established by the management committee related to the financial, operational, and administrative aspects of the Firm, and for establishing procedures necessary to ensure that all professional and administrative support activities run efficiently and effectively.
2. About the Person
The successful candidate must operate comfortably across a broad spectrum of responsibilities including hands-on financial and administrative work to issues involving information technology, human resources, business judgment, and strategic planning.
The successful candidate will possess the following personal and professional characteristics and capabilities:
- Strong financial background and management abilities.
- Ability to work with limited direction while providing direction and guidance to other staff.
- Capable of handling multiple priorities, hold others accountable, and take responsibility for follow up.
- Must be able to analyze issues, anticipate consequences, make decisions, and initiate action.
- Ability to communicate complex information effectively, both orally and in writing, to all levels of the firm.
- Able to build consensus and work in a collaborative manner.
- Capable of dealing with difficult situations and people.
- Ability to encourage and motivate employees while maintaining consistent office practices and procedures.
- Must be highly organized and self-directed in approach to work
The successful candidate should have significant experience in a financial or top administrative role in a professional services firm and be comfortable working in a law firm environment. A professional accounting designation (CPA), MBA or equivalent work experience is preferred for this position.