Miller & Chevalier strives to offer our staff professionals the opportunity and challenge for personal development and professional growth. The result is a combination of long-serving and newer staff—all skilled and dedicated to working together for the benefit of our clients. Miller & Chevalier staff are provided the tools to become highly skilled through the continual updating of technology and equipment, along with in-house training opportunities and outside educational resources. The firm's investment in staff development pays off when we are able to promote from within—something we do whenever possible.

The 2016 move to our new office building created an environment where staff and lawyers interact in a very open and effective manner. Staff work areas are designed for efficiency and provide close access to required equipment and other technology needs. Ergonomics also play a big role as all workstations and desks throughout the firm are equipped with sit/stand mechanisms. Collaboration areas and beverage pantries on each floor offer flexibility in executing planned or on-the-fly projects.

Accounts Payable Specialist

The Accounts Payable Specialist will be an integral part of the accounting team and will be responsible for processing invoices and check requests to ensure proper GL coding and responding to attorneys and staff regarding payment status. Position reports to the Director of Finance.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews all expense reports in Chrome River to ensure proper documentation, coding, and compliance with travel and expense policy
  • Review all invoices for appropriate coding, documentation, and approval in Chrome River
  • Import into Elite vendor invoices and expense reports
  • Prepping excel worksheet to process weekly check run and ACH/EFT transaction summary
  • Enter wire payment information to online banking platform
  • Prepare and file monthly sales and use tax returns
  • Setup new vendors, verifying new vendor 1099 status, receipt of W9
  • Confirming vendor wire payment instructions based on fraud protection protocol
  • Respond to vendor inquiries, reconcile vendor statements, research and resolve discrepancies 
  • Preparing 1099 excel worksheets for yearly 1099 filings
  • Assisting in preparation of AP reports including audit schedules
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Support month-end and year-end close
  • Handle petty cash and reimbursement
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as needed
  • Other duties as assigned 

Requirements

  • Knowledge of Chrome River and Elite Enterprise is a must
  • Four-year high school diploma or equivalent
  • Five plus years of professional experience, law firm experience preferred
  • Must know basic accounting procedures
  • Knowledge of sales and use tax
  • Knowledge of banking and journal entries
  • Knowledge of 1099’s miscellaneous
  • Managing processes related to integrations with third party software
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Outlooks, PowerPoint, and Word) 
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Must be dependable and have a professional demeanor
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team player
  • Strong work ethic, multi-tasking skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidential information
  • Assist in month-end/year-end closing processes

Hours:  9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Miller & Chevalier is an equal opportunity employer.  All inquiries will be held in strict confidence.  To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

Cari Seidman
Human Resources Specialist
Miller & Chevalier Chartered
cseidman@milchev.com

IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Manager

Overview:

  • The firm's IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Manager will design, manage, monitor, and secure the firm's IT infrastructure systems (on-premise and cloud). They will have technical responsibility over all firm network, storage, compute, remote access, and cloud environments. 
  • This is a technical, hands-on position, acting as the firm's "last line of support" before escalating issues to vendor support. The position provides escalation and operational support to the firm's MIS Department (Help Desk Support, Applications Support, and Litigation Support teams). A successful candidate will be highly motivated, perform at a high level with minimal supervision, and possess top-tier problem solving skills. 
  • This position takes ownership of escalated issues and sees them through to resolution. When confronted with complex technical challenges outside of their comfort zone, they approach issues with a positive, "I will figure this out" mindset. 
  • This position will be a technical leader in planning and executing the firm's transition of on-premise services to various trusted third party/Cloud platforms. 
  • This position will provide daily monitoring, support, and required maintenance of the firm's IT infrastructure systems. They will have after-hours monthly system maintenance responsibilities and provide as-needed after-hours emergency support to the firm.
  • The IT Infrastructure and Cybersecurity Manager will be a member of the firm's Information Security Management Committee and take on technical leadership responsibilities related to securing the firm's data and systems. 
  • This position will oversee and manage the firm's Managed Security Operations Center and be a key stakeholder in all IT Security partnerships the firm has with various vendors.  They will manage third party IT security audits and assessments performed to maintain the firm's ISO 27001 certification. This position will also be asked to respond to client and vendor IT Security questionnaires. 
  • This position will take ownership of the firm's Vulnerability Management Program. This position will be responsible for continuous monitoring, scanning, triage, and remediation efforts related to vulnerabilities and operational risks discovered at the firm. 

Areas of Responsibility:

  • Responsible for all network and voice connectivity technologies at the firm: Cisco routers, switches, firewalls, wireless access controllers, access points, Internet and WAN circuits, VPN connectivity, Unified Communications Systems (Call Manager, Unity, Jabber), Citrix Netscaler, load balancers, and multi-factor authentication systems.
  • Responsible for all server/compute technologies at the firm: Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Azure, Office 365, Exchange Online, Exchange on-prem, and VMWare vSphere.
  • Responsible for all storage technologies at the firm: EMC (block) and NetApp (filer) storage arrays, Cisco MDS fiber-channel storage area network switches, EMC Recoverpoint, EMC Data Domain, and EMC Avamar.
  • Responsible for all Information Security related technologies at the firm:  Cisco Umbrella, CylancePROTECT and CylanceOPTICS endpoint protection, Cyberark Endpoint Priviledge Manager, Cisco ACS/ISE, Certificates and PKI infrastructure, and Mimecast email security. 
  • Experience with migrating workloads to cloud providers and managing workloads once they reside in the cloud.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a minimum eight years of highly technical, hands-on infrastructure engineering experience. 
  • Industry recognized certifications in infrastructure (networking, storage, compute), or cybersecurity desired. 
  • Law firm or professional services experience preferred. 
  • Detail oriented with a strong ability to identify and resolve complicated issues.
  • Possess the ability to develop creative solutions for complex problems.
  • Broad knowledge of IT infrastructure, with a strong ability to understand complex environments in order to perform troubleshooting and root cause analysis. 
  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Results driven individual who can organize, prioritize, plan, and multi-task work activities, with the ability to effectively meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.
  • Consistently demonstrates good judgment and discretion.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate detailed and technical information to a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and adjust to changing or conflicting priorities in a professional manner.
  • Willingness to "pitch in" and help troubleshoot issues outside of their comfort zone when the MIS team is short-staffed due to vacations/paid time off, etc.
  • Commitment to professional growth and development
  • Additional duties related to MIS, as assigned. 

Hours: 9:00 am-5:30 pm (currently remote)

Miller & Chevalier is an equal opportunity employer. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. To apply, please email cover letter and resume to:

Cari Seidman 
Human Resource Specialist
Miller & Chevalier Chartered    
cseidman@milchev.com