Requisition Number: 2021-11-01618-0160-001
Job Title: Financial Application Specialist
City: New York
State: NY
Shift: Monday - Friday; 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Hours: 35

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is one of the world’s leading international law firms. The Firm was established in 1884 and has more than 1,000 lawyers. Headquartered in New York with offices in Beijing, Brussels, Hong Kong, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, São Paulo, Tokyo and Washington, D.C., the Firm provides coordinated legal advice and transactional capability to clients around the globe. Cross-border finance, banking and bank regulation, mergers and acquisitions, securities issuance and regulation, project and asset based finance, real estate, asset management, joint ventures, taxation, litigation and dispute resolution are important aspects of the Firm’s practice.

Financial Application Specialist

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Description/Job Summary

The Financial Application Specialist will work closely with IT and Finance Leaders in the support and development of the Firm’s Billing and Data Integrations systems. Reporting to the Associate Director of Applications, the candidate will manage and support all aspects of the Firm’s time entry, terms of business, and data integrations systems that support the Firm’s Elite 3E billing system.


  • Manage, maintain, and support the Firm’s investment in Intapp application technologies including Time and Capture, Terms, Flow, and Integration Builder.
  • Serve as technical lead and resource for the Firm’s support team for the time, terms and workflow products.
  • Work with IT Systems and Network engineers on maintenance tasks pertaining to the Financial systems.
  • Work closely with the Financial Systems team with supporting and maintaining the Firm’s Elite billing system database and data extracts.
  • Plan, execute, and manage the implementation of upgrades and enhancements to all finance related systems.
  • Work closely with the IT Security team to ensure all protective measures are maintained.
  • Work with our HR and Knowledge team in support of their goals related to financial applications.

Required Experience

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in implementing and maintaining Intapp Finance, Compliance, and Integration solutions
  • 5+ years of experience with MS SQL Server and Transact SQL
  • Web Service APIs (SOAP, REST)
  • Experience developing Microsoft SSRS and PowerBI reports a plus
  • Experience with Elite 3E preferred, experience with Workday integrations a plus
  • Hands on experience with requirements gathering and solution design. Past experience in configurations, testing, post-production support and documentation is a must
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
  • Must be business & technology savvy
  • Law firm experience desirable
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills
  • Strong understanding of business processes and the ability to define solutions to support and improve those processes

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalen

Preferred Education

  • PMP, Agile or Scrum certification a plus
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