Job Opportunity: Senior Financial Analyst in Richmond, VA

The Finance Department leads both the financial and accounting functions within the firm and supports partners with the full spectrum of financial management needs. Sands Anderson is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst who will develop, iterate, and utilize sophisticated financial models to lead and support the analytical agenda in the firm. The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Director of Finance to further the team objective of implementing finance best practices in areas of budgeting, forecasting, pricing, revenue management and profitability modelling and will use data to report on performance of the firm, while making attorneys aware of the financial ramifications of their actions.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Produce sophisticated financial analyses using established and new, creative approaches on the financial performance of the firm, including identifying risks, trends and communicating insights
  • Work with Director of Finance to enhance the firm’s profitability model by iterating on the current model, measuring the key profit drivers and advancing the use of profitability reporting
  • Work with Director of Finance to implement budgeting best practices while reporting on actuals, and calculating variance against budget and targets
  • Conduct competitive analysis on pricing for various bands of attorneys for different practice areas using market competitive research tools
  • Support the firm’s quarterly analysis for performance management reviews of attorneys
  • Support the firm with financial analysis on strategic business reviews
  • Support the firm with financial analysis on revenue including reporting on the Billings, A/R, WIP and collections
  • Produce financial analysis in support of month and year-end reporting
  • Produce ad hoc reporting and analysis for attorneys
  • Contribute to the preparation of various presentations for executive leadership
  • Work concurrently with the Director of Finance and Director of IT to design and automate financial reports and dashboards that provide attorneys with insightful data to educate on their business
  • Leverage the firm’s BI platform to facilitate the development and visualization of complex analysis


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred
  • A minimum of 5+ years of relevant financial analysis experience. Previous experience in legal industry in finance and/or pricing is a plus
  • Extensive experience creating and maintaining complex spreadsheets (creative use of formulas, macros, pivot tables & modeling) and building financial models and conducting financial analyses
  • Experience in using data visualization tool such as Power BI is a plus
  • Experience with SQL or SQL Report Building tools is a plus
  • Exceptional attention to detail

Sands Anderson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drugfree Workplace.

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Sands Anderson PC
Attention: Human Resources
P.O. Box 1998
Richmond, VA, 23218


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