Job Description

Our client, Campisi LLP, is focused on finding the right fit. They're flexible about title, total compensation and are competitive for candidates inspired to develop and execute a strategy that includes practice expansion.

The Managing Director ("MD") is responsible for the overall strategy and operational effectiveness of the Firm.  The MD leads by example and is a champion of the firm's brand and core values.  The MD provides tactical support to the Partners with the development and execution of sound business practices and strategies, in the following areas:

Strategy

  • Maintain a strong understanding of the Firm's processes and people
  • Ongoing ability to clarify and refine the vision, values and goals of the Firm
  • Development of firm's strategic plan in collaboration with the Partners
  • Purposeful execution of the strategic plan while ensuring the current, new and emerging needs of the Firm are met appropriately and cost effectively
  • Demonstrate thought leadership in the area of law firm management best practices including legal process improvement and project management
  • Implement a talent strategy that aligns with and advances the goals of the Firm
  • Assist with the development and execution of firm-wide and individual business development plans
  • Facilitate the development and execution of the Firm's annual marketing plan including editorial calendar, industry events, holiday card, collateral, website and social media strategy

People & Culture

  • Provide tactical support to the Manager, HR & Operations with respect to:
  • recruitment and termination
  • performance management
  • staff development
  • policy development
  • benefits
  • morale and wellness
  • Establish compensation bands
  • Recommend staff bonuses
  • Calculate associate bonus entitlements
  • Build and maintain genuine relationships across the Firm

Financial Management

  • Financial planning and forecasting including:
  • Budgeting
  • Variance analysis
  • Cash flow projections
  • Profitability analysis
  • KPI reporting
  • AR monitoring and reporting
  • Analyze referral sources to help inform business development
  • Liaison with Firm accountants including oversight for the preparation of the annual financial statements

Firm Operations & Administration

  • Overall responsibility for Firm operations encompassing HR, accounting, facilities, records management and IT
  • As the relationship leader with the Firm's IT provider and other vendors, identify opportunities to leverage technology to meet the current and emerging IT needs of the Firm, and hold all vendors accountable to meet the firm's pricing and service standard
  • Continuous refinement of workflows to enhance productivity
  • Identify and oversee special projects and firm initiatives as required including space planning
  • Preparation of agendas for Management meetings and recording of minutes
  • Responsible for the monitoring and follow up of all action items arising from Management meetings
  • Ensure compliance with LSO practice management and bookkeeping guidelines
  • Oversee the annual LawPRO renewal and the procurement of commercial and additional excess insurances

Desired Experience/Competencies

  • Minimum 7+ years' professional services experience in a general management role
  • Finance and Accounting expertise
  • HR Management proficiency
  • Extensive understanding of Operations
  • Legal Lean or Six Sigma certification
  • ISO knowledge and experience
  • Authentic and positive management style that builds strong relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to effect positive change and drive innovation
  • Knowledge of law firm marketing and business development best practices
  • Persuasive communicator and a solution driven, proactive, action-based problem solver
  • A passionate multi-tasker, able to meet deadlines with a high level of attention to detail
  • Tech savvy with exceptional judgment and business acumen

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at info@iqpartners.com to discuss specific accommodations.

Job Title:
Managing Director
Location:
Vaughan, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
N/A
Job ID:
#9484
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