Job ID: 7202
Updated: Jul 17, 2023
Location: Houston, TX, United States
Category: Risk Management
About Kirkland & Ellis
At Kirkland & Ellis, we are united in our ambition and drive to move forward. We share core values that help us achieve excellence: collaboration, talent empowerment, service, inclusion, respect and gratitude. Our people are our greatest asset, and we invest in the brightest talent and encourage a diversity of perspectives and strengths to create dynamic teams that operate at the pinnacle of their field. Our talented professionals show up every day knowing they will engage in meaningful work, continuous learning and professional development.
As one of the world’s leading law firms, we serve a broad range of clients with market-leading practices in private equity, M&A and other complex corporate transactions; investment fund formation and management; restructurings; high-stakes litigation and trials; and government, regulatory and internal investigations. We handle the most complicated and sophisticated legal matters because we don’t just meet industry standards, we create them. We bring innovation and entrepreneurialism to every engagement and, as a result, have long-standing client relationships with leading global corporations and financial sponsors. With 6,500 employees (including 3,500+ lawyers) operating from 19 offices across the United States, Europe and Asia, we are one of the largest law firms in the world and a top financial performer.
Essential Job Functions
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is seeking a dynamic and motivated individual for the role of Business Intake Specialist in the Business Intake & Conflicts Department. This is an exciting opportunity to assist attorneys with their compliance duties in a fast-paced environment while contributing to the success of the Firm. This position offers the opportunity to assist in processing requests to ensure they meet Firm policies and business requirements. The role is critical to identifying potential risk, communicating potential resolution, and securing the necessary approvals as part of the new business process and ongoing obligations to Firm clients. The ideal individual will have a collaborative mindset, an acute attention to detail, strong written and communication skills, work well under pressure, and understand the meaning of exceptional customer service. This position will require critical thinking, strong judgment and decision-making skills to be able to identify the potential issues with bringing on new business to the Firm. Training will be provided.
The Business Intake Specialist has these core responsibilities:
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Qualifications & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess five years of related experience, including conflicts searching. Excellent oral and written communication skills, customer service orientation, and the ability to analyze complex and often conflicting information are also required. The Business Intake Specialist should also possess an acute attention to detail, as well as the ability to identify and analyze problems and find solutions. A master’s degree and knowledge of the legal industry and law firms are preferred. A bachelor’s degree is required.
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