About Kirkland & Ellis
Kirkland & Ellis LLP is a preeminent, full-service law firm with offices around the world and a staff as diverse as the practice areas we support. Our clients range from Fortune 100 companies to medium and small corporations, financial institutions, and private equity firms. Known for our commitment to excellence, Kirkland strives to provide superior service to our clients as well as our fellow employees. From Information Technology to Human Resources, Paralegal Services to Business Development, Kirkland offers non-attorney professionals challenging careers in a variety of functional areas. Whether starting or growing your career, Kirkland can offer a performance-driven culture filled with bright and innovative teams of co-workers.
Essential Job Functions
The Firmwide Diversity & Inclusion Analyst position provides support to the Firmwide Diversity team with a heavy focus on data analytics and reporting. The Analyst will assist in identifying data integrity issues and ensure proper governance is implemented to prevent reoccurrence. This individual serves as a technical point-of-contact and assists subject matter experts with ensuring the trustworthiness of information over its life cycle, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities.
The Analyst will also be responsible for creating complex reports using PeopleSoft and other systems as needed. The Analyst will need to synthesize diversity data in order for the team to identify trends and enable Firm Management to make strategic business decisions. The Analyst will foster productive working relationships with business partners, accurately resolve complex, time-sensitive requests, and provide first-class service and support to the group and Firm Management.
Qualifications & Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in HR, marketing or a related field is required. Experience in a law firm or professional services environment is strongly preferred. Proficiency with MS Office Suite products with advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills is required. Proficiency with data models, table layouts and design concepts using SQL (Structured Query Language) for reporting and data analysis is preferred. Experience with report building tools like MS Reporting Services is also preferred. Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to produce high-quality work under tight deadlines are required. The Analyst must have excellent judgment, problem-solving, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as a strong work ethic and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and build positive working relationships. In addition, candidates must be self-motivated, organized, and able to effectively prioritize competing demands on time and attention.
The ideal candidate will possess the following key competencies:
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