Berkeley Research Group

Part-time Case Assistant

US-DC-Washington
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1772
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative

Overview

Berkeley Research Group (BRG) provides independent expert testimony, advisory services and data analytics to major law firms, Fortune 500 companies, government agencies and regulatory bodies around the world.  BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues.  In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement and strategy consulting.  Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has 28 offices across the United States, and in Australia, Canada, Latin America, and London, United Kingdom

 

 

The Washington, DC office is seeking a Case Assistant for the Capital Markets Practice. The Case Assistant will be responsible for administrative needs, as well as assist with casework and reports as needed.  Please note this is a part-time position, requiring approximately 20 hours per week.

Responsibilities

Administrative

  • Run time sensitive conflict checks for potential casework
  • Make travel and guest arrangements
  • File team expense reimbursement forms into the accounting system for processing
  • Enter time for various members (as needed) at the end of each month; email reminders
  • Review invoices for grammar and formatting errors
  • Maintain and update database of contacts in Microsoft Access for marketing purposes
  • Prepare and organize binders with tabs and table of contents
  • Other administrative tasks include scanning documents, faxing, emailing on behalf of the directors, and FedEx mail delivery

Business Development

  • Maintain and update the project pipeline database based on team and client emails, conflict checks, and other relevant sources
  • Create and run ad-hoc revenue, cost and utilization reports as requested
  • Set up and follow Google and other alerts for various financial industry trends, clients and potential clients based on team feedback and current events
  • Assist with presentations, marketing materials, and CVs

Case Assistance

  • Format reports and presentations to consistent styling based on template; update and revise drafts as needed; finalize (pdf and add attachments) and send reports to clients
  • Manage tracked changes in Microsoft Word from multiple users and compare/combine different versions of Microsoft Word documents
  • Review all footnotes in the reports for accuracy, proper formatting, and clarity
  • Upload files received from client to shared case folder and organize for experts to review in a timely fashion
  • Organize and analyze case-related information based on team needs; create indexes and databases to organize files; review documents for specific content
  • Transcribe case interviews for content and maintain proper transcription format
  • Understand and utilize various research tools to find case-related information, including Bloomberg terminal, SEC online database (and other relevant financial industry and government databases), and search engines (Google, Yahoo Finance, etc.)
  • Conduct ad-hoc research and provide concise, accurate summaries of findings as requested
  • Review and summarize deposition transcripts; provide key findings for use by various experts

Qualifications

  • Progression towards a Bachelor’s degree in the areas of economics, finance, accounting, statistics, econometrics, or other practice related subjects.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Time management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Experience with travel logistics and planning is preferred
  • Research skills a plus; knowledge of financial institutions and/or litigation proceedings a plus.

Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S., without company sponsorship. 

 

BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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