Legal Practice Management System (LPMS) Implementation Manager (18 months Contract)

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/21/2024 5:46 AM)
ID
2024-5160
# of Positions
1
Pos. Category
Accounting and Analysis - Management
Office Location
Hong Kong - Central
Pos. Type
Regular Full Time

Overview

Mayer Brown is a leading global law firm with offices in 27 key business centres across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. With approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — we are uniquely positioned to advise leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex legal needs. We have deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including our signature strength, the global financial services industry.

 

We are a collegial, collaborative and diverse firm where highly motivated individuals with an unwavering commitment to excellence receive the opportunity, support and development they need to grow, thrive and realise their greatest potential. We also encourage all our people to use their skills to support the wider community through our pro bono and community volunteering programmes. At Mayer Brown the principles of mutual respect, dignity and understanding are central to the way we work and help to provide an environment where diversity and inclusion are embraced.

Responsibilities

The role will work closely with Finance & Accounts and IT teams (both internal and external) to implement a cloud application that supports a full spectrum of Finance & Accounting functions including AP, AR, GL, trust accounting, reporting, budgeting and forecasting, etc; and also other financial applications.

 

  • Lead and manage the new LPMS and other financial applications implementation and rollout across China and Hong Kong firms
  • Consolidate customization requirements from each team that optimizes overall functional needs
  • Coordinate implementation activities such as data migration, testing and training    
  • Identify and oversee application integrations process
  • Develop data migration requirements and support data reconciliation  
  • Design test cases and scripts for testing and review testing results to ensure accuracy and compliance
  • Keep track of project status, timelines and identify important milestones.
  • Present regular updates to leadership, including key achievements, challenges and recommendations  
  • Liaise with global and local support teams to harmonize the implementation process
  • Collaborate with IT teams (global and local) to resolve functional issues throughout the implementation and post go-live
  • Ensure applications comply with regulatory standards and internal protocols throughout the implementation phase
  • Identify and mitigate risks associated with the cloud implementation
  • Prepare documentation and operation manual for users and administrators
  • Liaise to arrange trainings for various group of users
  • Manage and document change requests
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required to meet Firm goals and objectives
  • Able to handle different requirements requested by users and provide best practice and mediate conflicts

Qualifications / Person Specification

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Accounting, Finance or related disciplines
  • Professional accounting qualifications are required
  • At least 10 years of related project management and accounting experience, preferably in legal firm or professional service industry would be essential
  • Experience in Finance and Accounting application implementation
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and without supervision
  • Able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all levels of the Firm and vendors
  • Proven ability to coordinate and communicate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Chinese a must

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