Harbottle & Lewis is a leading UK-based law firm focused on the Private Client, Family, Technology, Media and Entertainment Sectors.  The firm has a turnover of £48m with around 200 staff, operating out of a single office based in London.

The firm migrated its practice management system to Aderant Expert in 2020.  The Finance Systems  Analyst role is a critical and exciting new role within the Finance team that will have an impact across the firm.  Working closely with all members of the finance and compliance teams and across the broader fee earning and PA communities, to help support the day to day running.

The role will be assisting with the maintenance, management, support and enhancement of all aspects of the organisation's practice management system.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide data and reports to Finance and other departments within the firm using various tools such as T-SQL, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Power BI, Aderant Expert, Aderant Spotlight and Excel.
  • Supporting Aderant Expert applications (EA Pro, Expert Classic, Expert AP, Expert Billing, Expert Rates, Expert Time, etc.).
  • Using Aderant Experts Design Studio and End-User painter to customize forms, design custom  inquiries and tiles.
  • Maintain user security within Aderant Expert.
  • Work with Aderant support, opening support tickets and helping to resolve issues.
  • Backup to month-end time and billing closing of Aderant Expert.
  • Assist with implementing software application version upgrades.
  • Support collaboration between Aderant Expert and all third party applications.
  • Propose, document and help implement new processes to improve efficiency of department and the broader business.

Technical Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in a law firm acting as a Financial Systems Analyst supporting Aderant 8.2.x and above
  • Extensive experience with; Aderant Expert/Table Structures.
  • Deep knowledge of and regular use of core Aderant Expert administration tools
  • Transact-SQL, stored procedures and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Experience with Visual Studio desirable
  • Developing customisations to Aderant Expert forms, inquiries and rules with Expert’s Design Studio.
  • Experience with data visualisation and business intelligence tools such as Microsoft Power BI or Aderant Spotlight.

If you're interested please forward a copy of your CV to Anthony.Hutchinson@harbottle.com.