At Chambliss, each employee is highly valued for their contributions to the overall success of our firm. Our team is comprised of paralegals, legal assistants, and professionals in numerous business operations across the firm, including marketing, information technology, and financial management. We have cultivated a positive, yet challenging and collaborative work environment by encouraging our employees to grow and learn beyond their positions.
Service-Driven, Fiercely Loyal
Our talented, service-driven professionals are committed to serving our clients and the community. As with our clients and lawyers, we are fiercely loyal to all employees in our firm. This is why we adapt with our employees and strive to be one of the best places to work.
Chambliss attracts a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We acknowledge, embrace, and encourage our differences because we realize that our lives are enriched by that which makes us different. It is our policy, from recruitment through employment and promotion, to provide equal opportunity at all times without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, disability, or status as a veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. We are committed to hiring attorneys and staff with diverse backgrounds and life experiences and strive to maintain a working environment free of all forms of discrimination or harassment at every level of employment.
It’s important to us that our employer-employee relationship is mutually beneficial. Not only do we want to hire and retain top talent, but we also want to provide a top-quality workplace. We strive to offer an excellent work environment and impressive benefits. We provide full-time employees with a competitive salary, health and retirement benefits, including 401(k) with firm match, the opportunity for professional development, and subsidized gym membership opportunities. We also offer flexible working arrangements including part-time positions, compressed work weeks, job sharing, telecommuting, and a supportive environment for working mothers and single parents. Other benefits you can expect:
- 8 paid holidays
- Paid personal leave
- Monthly birthday/anniversary employee celebrations
- Health and wellness learning opportunities
- Onsite massages through payroll deduction
- Annual firm family day
- Cornhole and pingpong tournaments
- Charitable/volunteer opportunities
- Other holiday parties and events
- Subsidized gym memberships
We have the following positions open:
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Human Resource Director
Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.
605 Chestnut Street, Suite 1700
Chattanooga, TN 37450
Love working with numbers and on a variety of tasks for a successful company? Chambliss is looking for a high performing financial analyst who understands the financial side of the business but also enjoys working with and for the company’s biggest asset – the people. We operate in an innovative, fast-paced, fun, and collaborative work environment while supporting a wide variety of service and industry groups for our growing mid-size law firm. The financial analyst role will be integral to the growth of our firm and is connected to many areas of the business including finance, accounting, operations, and HR. One morning you may be budgeting with shareholders, and the next, you may be analyzing employee benefits and spending the afternoon creating a financial model to support organizational decision-making and process improvement. No day will be the same, so we need a team player who is detail-oriented, strategic-minded, and ready to roll with whatever may come down the pipeline. Equally important, our analyst will need to hold a high level of professionalism, integrity, and be able to work with a dynamic, high-performing team.
The Financial Analyst will provide financial support and analysis for the Executive Director of the firm including annual budget and forecasting, capital expenditures, financial reporting, banking, insurance renewals and reporting, human resources assistance, office space planning and financial strategy.
- Analyze business and financial data to improve operational efficiencies.
- Assist Human Resources with compensation and benefits analysis and reporting.
- Collect and compile Human Resources data from Human Resource Information System (HRIS) and generate system reports for compliance and prepare reports of data results.
- Collaborate with management to draft and implement annual budget.
- Maintain records for all transactions related to the budget.
- Assemble highly confidential and sensitive information related to firm operations, business and personnel.
- Create financial models based on analyses to support organizational decision-making and process improvement.
- Create and monitor annual budgeting and accounting calendar of events, projects and initiatives in collaboration with management.
- Assist with the preparation of financial plans, statements and reports.
- Prepare internal analysis for vendor renewals, executive benefits, firm retirement plan and other benefit analysis.
- Ensure accuracy of monthly financial data, budget and properly posted general ledger accounts.
- Evaluate capital expenditures and depreciation.
- Develop enhanced reporting and forecasting tools for more efficient use of data.
- Understand general payroll processing and general accounting practices.
- File required paperwork for various financial functions including retirement plan audits, PAC reports, etc.
- Assist with the preparation of policies and procedures for various firm operations including accounting, budget, finance, human resources and business intake.
- Some general clerical support for efficient daily operations including filing, scheduling and calendar management for meetings.
- Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
- Thorough understanding of methods of systems analysis and the principles, design, and procedural methods used in data analysis.
- General understanding of project management.
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
- Experience with accounting software and report generation applications.
- Eagerness to learn and apply new skills.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s degree in Business with Accounting, Finance, or related field required or equivalent experience.
- Minimum two years of professional experience in the accounting and finance field.
Chambliss is looking for a motivated, detail-oriented professional to join the Business Intake and Records department. Are you a self-starter who can work independently? Do you also enjoy serving a team and working on a variety of projects and timelines? This position involves direct communication and collaboration with our department manager, staff, and attorneys. It’s important that our records assistant be an excellent communicator, technology savvy, organized, and eager to assist as needed. Our new assistant will need to hold a high level of professionalism and integrity, being mindful of sensitive and confidential client matters.
Under direct supervision of Business Intake and Records Manager, responsible for:
Systematic scanning and large scanning projects; Assist with scanning in preparation for closing files; destruction of physical files; managing client records in the file room; data entry; and assisting with related projects.
- (Daily) Ensure day-to day documentation and larger projects are scanned to client / matter in the system and decrease paper / hard copy files.
- (Daily) Assist with re-filing files in the file room, pulling files from the file room, and distributing new files and file folders.
- Assist with on-going closing projects to ensure that all documents that need to be retained are scanned.
- Assist with indexing files that are being closed and sent offsite; destroying portions that are no longer needed, indexing remaining portions that need to be retained, and adding to closed file index with detail.
- Systematic review of closed files that have reached their retention period to ensure they may be destroyed.
- Assist with researching safekeeping files to determine whether wills and other documents need to continue to be retained or can be sent to clients / destroyed.
- Assist with large production projects as needed; including data entry projects.
- Assist with Records department coverage for vacation, illness, absence, etc.; assist with relief coverage as necessary for the firm reception desk.
- Knowledge of LMS (Legal Management System) or other client databases.
- Knowledge of DMS (document management system).
- Excellent attention to detail.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills; including the ability to understand, analyze, and interpret conflict issues and communicate the same.
- Strong initiative; ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
- Ability to interact effectively, productively, and professionally with all firm personnel.
- Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities, and work within tight deadlines.
• Ability to understand legal procedures and terminology.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Education and Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Some paralegal training with two years of experience in legal assisting, records management or related field.