The Chief Operating Officer (COO) will support/oversee the Finance, Technology, Administration, Human Resources, Facilities and Office Management functions of the Firm. Must effectively communicate with professionals and staff, lead and direct, analyze and problem-solve, manage and resolve conflict. Overall responsibilities extend from day-to-day business issues to longer term issues and strategic planning.
Essential Competencies and Skills
The successful candidate must operate comfortably across a broad spectrum of responsibilities including hands-on financial and administrative work to issues involving human resources, business judgment, strategic planning, finance, facilities and office management.
The successful candidate will possess the following personal and professional characteristics and capabilities:
Strong financial background and management abilities;
Ability to work with limited direction while providing direction and guidance to other staff;
Capable of handling multiple priorities, hold others accountable, and take responsibility for follow up;
Must be able to analyze issues, anticipate consequences, make decisions, and initiate action;
Ability to communicate complex information effectively, both orally and in writing, to all levels of the firm;
Able to build consensus and work in a collaborative manner;
Capable of dealing with people and difficult situations;
Ability to encourage and motivate employees while maintaining consistent office practices and procedures;
Must be highly organized and self-directed in approach to work
The successful candidate should have significant experience in a financial or top administrative role in a professional services firm and be comfortable working in a law firm environment. A professional accounting designation (CPA), MBA or equivalent work experience is preferred for this position.
Established in 1961, Einhorn, Barbarito, Frost & Botwinick, PC, based in Denville, New Jersey, is a comprehensive, full-service law firm devoted to serving a broad range of legal needs. In our more than 60 years in business, our attorneys have earned a reputation for dedication to the legal profession and to the community. We are proud of the depth of our experience, creativity, and acumen in assisting clients through all of the stages of their lives and all of the phases of their business.
Our firm represents a diverse base of clients from individuals and families to public and private companies, entrepreneurs and long-standing institutions. We employ multi-disciplinary teams on behalf of clients to leverage experience in specialized areas of concentration including employment law, commercial litigation, personal injury and workers’ compensation, matrimonial matters, zoning issues, estate planning, criminal law, and tax law.
We handle a spectrum of cases—from the straightforward to the complex. Regardless of the size of the case, each client receives the same level of excellent, thoughtful and compassionate legal counsel. In complicated cases, the knowledge, skill and experi...ence of a partner are often paired with the collaboration of an associate attorney to ensure that the matter is handled in the most cost-effective manner possible.
Through our unique On-Call for Business program, the firm also provides cost-efficient counsel to small- to medium-size businesses on an as-needed, on-demand basis.
Clients rely on our attorneys because they know we provide the responsiveness of a local firm with the effectiveness of a regional powerhouse. We are there to grow with our clients…for success now and in the future, regardless of what life, business or other circumstances bring.