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Career Opportunities

Best Place to Work

Edgar Snyder & Associates has once again been voted one of the Top Places to Work in Pittsburgh.

This honor is based on surveys that encourage employees to anonymously rate their workplaces based on a variety of characteristics. Comments from our attorneys and staff cited many benefits to working at the law firm, including activities to promote employee health and wellness as well as a commitment to community service.

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we are proud of these awards. We believe the mark of a great business is happy, productive employees.

Employment Opportunities

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We’ve built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, and other team members who provide a personal touch. We’re consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

Learn more about our current openings:

Data Reporting and Query Analyst

Description

Responsible for providing leadership, analysis and design of quality technical solutions that are aligned with business and IT strategies; involved and may lead in the full systems life cycle, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance, and support of applications software that is delivered on time and within budget.

Requirements

Detail-oriented, organized, motivated, meticulous, practical & flexible. Able to effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities and maintain professional composure while under stress or conflict.

Able to work in a fast-paced, high energy and team-oriented environment. Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.

A resourceful self-starter who takes initiative to quickly assimilate and apply new knowledge.

Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate information. Possesses fluency with spreadsheets, data collection and data presentation.

SQL coding proficiency required.

Excellent interpersonal skills; able to develop relationships with coworkers, customers and colleagues. Builds trust, honors commitments and treats all with respect. Uses those skills to accurately accomplish tasks by the deadlines.

Able to work independently and as part of a team. Able to resolve issues, manage conflict and be a problem solver.

Demonstrates strong sense of customer service. Able to promote a collaborative and productive work culture. Exhibits behavior consistent with the ESA's core values.

Possesses basic level computer skills and support capacity in MS Office Suite, Windows Desktop OS, MS Office operating systems and related hardware and software.

SQL coding proficiency required.

Possesses skilled proficiency in SQL Server and SQL Server Reporting Services, MS Office Suite and able to support Windows Operating Systems.

Experience with Power BI preferred, but not required.

Familiarity with API or Webhooks preferred.

Principal (Essential) Duties

  • Analyzes data from existing databases and maps/creates data queries from requirements.
  • Maintains a core of existing reports, charts, and KPIs. Develops new ones as needed.
  • Processes ad-hoc data requests as needed.
  • Understands and effectively works with reports in ESA case management system interface.
  • Works with business users to identify data elements and information reporting requirements.
  • Researches and suggests enhancements to firm data visualization and integration software packages.
  • Assesses and develops design requirements and data architecture for projects and communicates actions (in writing or in meetings) while assessing detailed specifications against design requirements.
  • Reviews application in progress of development to ensure compliance with overall design parameters and IT department development standards.
  • Develops and/or reviews development of test protocols for testing application before user acceptance.
  • Guides, coaches and leads others in software development actions, design and support.
  • Provides guidance to IT and ESA regarding software development needs, changes and advances.
  • Participates in project meetings with other technical staff, application users and others involved with software development in a manner that creates positive user/support relationships.
  • Resolves all issues in a timely and professional manner. Professionally delivers results under pressure.
  • Provides or guides provision of technical support to applications currently in production.

Experience/Educational Requirements

Minimum of one (1) year of relevant, progressive programming experience preferred.

Experience working in a law firm preferred.

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Economics, Statistics, Finance, Computer Science or related field preferred.

An equivalent combination of training and relevant work experience may be substituted for training/experience on a year-for-year basis.

Human Resources Intern

Description

You know us as the lawyers who promise "there's never a fee unless we get money for you."

What you may not know is that we're a firm dedicated to client care and enriching our city and community.

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We've built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants who provide a personal touch. We're consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

We are looking for a compassionate, detail-oriented, fast-learning Human Resources Intern who sees the big picture and wants to make a difference for our clients – people injured through no fault of their own.

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you for our open internship. Please send your resume for consideration.

Job Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university studying Human Resources, Business, or a related subject.
  • Advanced/Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus
  • Writing skills a plus
  • Excellent professional demeanor
  • Attention to detail and ability to grasp processes crucial
  • Strong organizational skills

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Data validation in ongoing move to paperless office
  • Employee support on basic tasks within HR systems
  • Internal and external communication
  • $12/hour. Hours are fairly flexible, but we're looking for a time commitment of 10 to 20 hours/week.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Financial Analyst III

Description

You know us as the lawyers who promise "there's never a fee unless we get money for you."

What you may not know is that we're a firm dedicated to client care and enriching our city and community.

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We've built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants who provide a personal touch. We're consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent working knowledge of GAAP.
  • Ability to design and maintain financial reports and monitoring systems.
  • Able to perform financial forecasting and profitability analysis.
  • Works ethically, with integrity and strictly maintains confidentiality.
  • Detail-oriented, organized, motivated, meticulous, practical & flexible. Able to effectively handle multiple and shifting priorities and maintain professional composure while under stress or conflict.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high energy and team-oriented environment.
  • Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • A resourceful self-starter who takes initiative to quickly assimilate and apply new knowledge.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. Able to effectively communicate information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to develop relationships with coworkers, customers, and colleagues. Builds trust, honors commitments and treats all with respect. Uses those skills to accurately accomplish tasks by the deadlines.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team. Able to resolve issues, manage conflict and be a problem solver.
  • Demonstrates strong sense of customer service. Able to promote a collaborative and productive work culture. Exhibits behavior consistent with the ESA's core values.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) required. Experience with PowerBI strongly preferred. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365, FileVine Case Management and other accounting interface and web applications preferred.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Records and analyzes business and financial data in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Creates financial models based on analysis to support organizational decision making.
  • Develop and maintain reports for organizational leaders.
  • Develop and maintain automated reporting and forecasting tools for more efficient use of data.
  • Assists with maintenance and recommendations of accounting information systems.
  • Assists in annual budget preparation and related projections; create financial reports.
  • Creates and analyzes monthly, quarterly and annual reports and ensures information has been recorded accurately.
  • Completes journal entries.
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts.

Experience/Educational Requirements

Minimum of three (3) years in a financial or accounting role.

Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting or related field required.

Prior financial analysis experience required.

Strong computer skills required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Law Clerks

Description

You know us as the lawyers who promise “there’s never a fee unless we get money for you.”

What you may not know is that we’re a firm dedicated to client care and enriching our city and community.

For the past 30 years, Edgar Snyder & Associates has built a culture of excellence and earned a reputation for taking care of clients and giving back to the community. We’ve built a team of professionals with laser focus on winning clients the resources they need to rebuild their lives. That team is comprised of high-achieving lawyers, paralegals, and legal assistants who provide a personal touch. We’re consistently ranked among the best places to work in Pittsburgh, and we strive to recognize and reward the focus and drive of our employees.

We’re looking for driven law clerks who want to make a difference for our clients – people injured through no fault of their own.

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you for our clerkship.

Please note that this clerkship is for fall 2020 - spring 2021; candidates should be enrolled at a law school in Pittsburgh.

  1. Legal writing: Prepares drafts of legal filings, including petitions, affidavits, findings, memos, briefs, and motions. Assures that external filings (both paper and electronic) are timely and accurate. Strictly adheres to all case management deadlines. Consistently and proactively communicates status of assignments.
  2. Attorney support: uses legal knowledge and independent judgment to summarize depositions, highlighting key information and nuances for future reference.
  3. Legal research: performs research assignments for attorneys. Uses strong communication skills to clarify topic, communicate initial findings and confirm assignment, and delivers research in a timely manner.
  4. Reviews and analyzes other pleadings and case matters, including discovery responses, etc. Confers with attorneys and clients regarding the status and findings.
  5. Reviews and analyzes case material to assist in preparation of case for trial, including drafting pretrial statements, exhibit lists, medical legal art, scheduling depositions for trial (expert depositions), etc.
  6. Prepares letters, memorandum and other correspondence accurately according to firm standards and in an efficient and timely manner. Processes mail and tracks to cases files as needed.
  7. Client contact: at the direction of the attorney, communicates with the client.

Requirements

  • Enrollment in law school
  • GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Legal Writing grade of B or higher
  • Exhibits behavior consistent with the ESA's core values. Demonstrates strong sense of integrity and customer service.
  • Resourceful self-starter who takes initiative to quickly assimilate and apply new knowledge.
  • Excellent communication skills; proactively seeks and integrates feedback on behavior, work product, and other development areas. Outstanding writing ability.
  • Highly organized; able to juggle and communicate regarding multiple priorities and assignments. Able to adapt to both different work styles and expectations, and shifting priorities.
  • Persistent in completion of assignments and confirmation that the assignment met expectations.
  • Ability to support preparation of complex legal documents, contracts, amendments and other related items with strict confidentiality, independently drafting for review and signature as needed.
  • Advanced computer skills including MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Pro, Internet, email, and other software as required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop relationships with internal and external clients.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high energy and team-oriented environment. Able to produce high quality work under pressure and within tight deadlines.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Working at Edgar Snyder & Associates

Want to know what it's like to work at Edgar Snyder & Associates? Hear it straight from our staff:

"The best part of my job is having the satisfaction of knowing you've helped people through what may be one of the most difficult periods of their lives."
Lisa S., Personal Injury Legal Assistant

"The people I work with are great – they are very caring and work very hard. There is always something new to learn, which keeps the job interesting."
Arlene U., Personal Injury Legal Assistant

Giving Back to Our Communities

At Edgar Snyder & Associates, we want to be more than just a law firm that helps injured people – we also want to give back to the communities where we live and work.

Whether it’s through sponsorships, community service projects, or volunteering, we’re proud of everything our staff has done to create our culture of giving back. And we’re thankful for all that they continue to do to support our efforts.

You can learn more about our work in the community in the Giving Back section of our website.

EOE

Edgar Snyder & Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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