Job Location: Fort Lauderdale

LITIGATION LEGAL SECRETARY

The litigation secretary will be responsible for general administrative and clerical tasks in the office, as well as providing support and assistance to the lawyers and paralegals of the firm.  This position will work under the supervision of an attorney and will provide support in assigned legal cases.  This position is required to work well in a team setting with other staff members in the office. 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITES and SKILLS:

1.  Scheduling and maintaining calendars, including monitoring upcoming dates and deadlines, including providing timely reminders as needed to the attorneys and/or paralegals.

2.  Draft correspondence, pleadings, and other legal documents.

3.  Handle all travel arrangements, prepare expense reports, and process check requests.           

4.  Correspond with clients via telephone and email.

5.  Be a proficient typist and possess excellent written and verbal skills, including spelling, grammar and proofreading skills.

6.  Must be focused and have excellent attention to detail, be highly organized, multi-task, have good judgment, diligence and strong work ethic.

7.  Understanding of the litigation process, and possess knowledge and understanding of legal terminology, regulations, the court system, including but not limited to, various pleadings, and procedures associated with litigation and the court system.  Must have knowledge of the e-filing court system.

8. Must have excellent time-management skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

9. Must have working knowledge of MS Office/Office365 programs and Timeslips.  Knowledge of other software and/or litigation case management software is a plus. 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

1.  3+ years of litigation legal secretarial/assistant experience

2.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred but not required.  Other education and/or certification programs are a plus.

Controller/Bookkeeper

The primary function of this position is to perform the billing, bookkeeping and accounting functions of the firm. This position requires an experienced and responsible person with a strong bookkeeping and computer background. The position requires skills and experience in bookkeeping, accounting (but does not have to have an accounting degree specifically), law firm billing and QuickBooks software, e-billing, as well as Microsoft Office Products. The position requires experience in a law firm, or other legal profession environment. 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES and SKILLS:

 

1.  Must have at least 3+ years bookkeeping experience as a full-charge bookkeeper with responsibilities including client billing in a law firm or legal profession environment.

 

2.  Must have successfully completed coursework in bookkeeping/accounting, an associate degree in bookkeeping and/or accounting (a four year degree is desirable, but not required). 

 

3.  Must have experience with law firm billing or other legal profession firm.  Must be proficient in Timeslips, and accounting software (i.e. QuickBooks) as well as Microsoft Office Products.

 

4.  Must have experience with E-Billing (uploading bills to our insurance defense clients).  The software associated with this task includes the following:  CounselLink, Legal Exchange, Allegient, LSS, Serengeti,

Collaborati, Acuity ELM.  Experience with all of this software is not required, but being familiar with some programs, or at the least the uploading billing concept is strongly desired. 

 

5.  Must possess strong administrative and organizational skills.

 

6.  Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills.

 

7.  Must be responsible, timely, honest, fast paced, and able to multi-task.

 

DUITES:

 

1.  Perform all bookkeeping functions.

 

2.  Performs all client billing functions and other accounts receivable functions.

 

3.  Pay vendor bills and manage accounts payable.

 

4.  Perform all data entry of cash receipts and client costs in billing and accounting systems.

 

5.  Perform all data entry of cash receipts and disbursements for the IOLTA trust account in the accounting systems.

 

6.  Process credit card transactions.

 

7.  Reconcile bank statements.

 

8.  Work up and make bank deposits for the operating and IOLTA accounts.

 

9.  Handle payroll.

 

10.  Provide all required financial reports to the firm owner on a monthly basis, or upon request (i.e., Accounts Receivable (AR), WIP (Work in Progress), etc..)

 

12.  Filing.

 

13.  Coordination with the firm's accountant.

 

14.  Management and oversight of the billing and accounting systems.

 

 

Director of Learning and Development

Title:                           Director of Learning and Development

Classification:            Exempt

Department:              Human Resources

Reports to:                 CEO and Director of Human Resources

Supervises:                 Learning and Development Coordinator

Date:                           September 19, 2016

 

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SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The Director of Learning and Development is responsible for designing, developing, delivering, evaluating and managing firm-wide learning and career development programs which meets the strategic and organizational direction of the Firm.   Oversees and administers all learning programs for professional and administrative staff.  Works closely with the CEO and Director of Human Resources on the overall development, goals and activities of the program.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

 

  1. Conduct needs assessment and analyzes learning needs including firm wide technical and department specific technical, niche specific technical and soft skills.   Develop learning to meet the needs of each area.

 

  1. Create, develop, and maintain learning curriculum for all Firm members ensuring all curriculum meets the Firm’s strategic initiatives, style and culture and the needs of Firm members.

 

  1. Develop, design, and deliver a full CPE curriculum program for the Firm including technical and soft skills courses which meet the Firm’s strategic initiatives, style and culture.

 

  1. Collaborate with Department Heads to create learning curriculum that meets the needs of each department and their members.   Ensure a well-rounded curriculum is offered.

 

  1. Negotiate and coordinate the use of outside consultants to ensure they meet the learning needs and effectiveness criteria established by the Firm.   Ensure they provide relevant and timely in-house learning.   Coordinate content and logistics including material reproduction, registration, and evaluation.

 

  1. Coordinate internal presentations by collaborating with presenters on developing content, sending out pre-course work and setting up classroom as necessary; administer presentation evaluations to gather and analyze feedback.

 

  1. Evaluate effectiveness for all courses, both by internal and external instructors to ensure learning supports Firm’s organizational needs.  Obtain and maintain learning effectiveness ratings on all instructors.  Provide regular feedback to instructors to ensure they continue to meet the firm’s expectation for delivery and content.

 

  1. Conduct and review surveys of all firm learning sessions to ensure learning is effective and make changes as needed.

 

  1. Develop, monitor and manage annual learning budget; review and approve staff expenses related to learning; maintain appropriate records and receipts.

 

  1. Ensure all courses are effectively communicated internally by using a variety of methods and media.

 

  1. Manage and execute The Firm’s Leadership Development Program annually including internal marketing and communications, internal recruitment, creation of annual calendar, booking speakers and working with the participants  on various projects and activities.

 

  1. Maintain the Firm’s internal Learning Management System including the input and maintenance of course information, monitoring registrations, running needed reports and issuing certificates of completion.   Provide orientation to any new Firm member on using the LMS system as part of New Hire Orientation process.

 

  1. Assist employees in developing personal development plans. Monitor personal development plan for each employee.

 

  1. Maintain an electronic learning and development resource library including books, CDs, videos, and project materials.   Effective use of technology.

 

  1. Maintain all Firm member licensing files and information; provide regular and up to date information to directors; research State Boards of Accountancy rules to identify out- of-state licensing requirements for staff; complete applications and monitor  license status as required.

 

  1. Monitor continuing education compliance for various licenses and certifications; collaborate with individuals to ensure all requirements are met; assist with CPA application process.

 

  1. Manage the firm’s tuition reimbursement program; maintain all files and records; respond to questions; track reimbursement costs and approve all reimbursements. Respond to questions and inquiries; track course completion and grades and approve expenses.

 

  1. Develops and documents Firm wide learning standards, policies and procedures.

 

  1. Create, monitor and review specific learning curriculum for buddies to train new hires.

 

  1. Annual review, developmnet and implementation of the Firm’s employee orientation program.

 

  1. Annual review of learning policies and procedures with recommendations for updates.

 

  1. Oversees learning coordinator to ascertain that learning materials are in compliance with CPE standards.
  2. Oversees learning coordinator to ascertain that CPE records are being maintained in accordance with Firm and compliance standards.

 

  1. Maintain knowledge base of changing and emerging developments within the profession and externally in order to anticipate, plan and present courses on emerging issues utilizing new and innovative delivery methods.   Research available learning sources for appropriate content and method information to be used as resources and future learning partners.
  2. Research new technologies and methodologies in workplace learning

 

  1. Meet with all Firm members quarterly to discuss progress of learning paths, learning goals and individual learning needs.

 

  1. Attends required continuing professional education.

 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED

 

  1. Minimum education requirement of a master’s degree in Human Resource management and Organizational Development.

 

  1. Annual continuing education requirements must be met if licenses or accrediations are acquired and must be up to date.

 

  1. Experience in a professional services firm.
  2. 10 plus years experience in learning with good technology and communications skills.

 

  1. Classroom teaching experience

 

  1. Curriculum development

 

  1. Excellent communication skills.

 

  1. Knowledge of the principles of organizational development and adult learning and education.

 

  1. Strong business skills specifically in the areas of learning and development and administration.

 

  1. Skill in communicating effectively with a variety of personalities.

 

  1. High level of planning and organizing work.

 

  1. Ability to function as a coach at all levels of the organization.

 

  1. Ability to provide effective learning to all levels of staff.

 

  1. Ability to craft course curriculum designed to meet the needs of the participants.

 

  1. Ability to develop and implement strategic initiatives for department and organization.

 

  1. Ability to define priorities and to handle multiple tasks and projects.

 

  1. Ability to work under pressure; maintain problem-solving attitude.

 

  1. Ability to change focus quickly.

 

  1. Ability to communicate, motivate and cooperate with all levels of staff.

 

  1. Proficient in business writing and communication.

 

  1. Knowledge of computer applications.

 

 

 

SAFETY HAZARDS OF THE JOB

 

1.                  Minimal hazards.  General office working conditions.

 

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by directors, associate directors or managers to perform other instructions and duties.  You will be evaluated in part based upon your performance of the tasks listed in this job description. 

 

Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract for employment, and either you or the employer may terminate employment at any time, for any reason.

 

 

Controller, Property Management

Job Summary

The Florida Region is currently seeking a Controller to lead our Property Management accounting department.  This role reports to the Vice President of Finance and will be based in our Ft. Lauderdale office. 

 

Key Responsibilities

·         Provide leadership and guidance to accounting staff, developing cohesiveness and attitude of cooperation between accounting and property management staff.

·         Ensure consistency and accuracy of financial and operational data on reports.

·         Ensure appropriate design and implementation of key internal controls within Florida region.

·         Work with property managers and regional teams to develop and review annual budgets.

·         Partner with corporate accounting team to ensure accuracy of monthly financials.

·         Manage coordination of new Property Management properties and post-acquisition activities.

·         Assist in SSAE 18 SOC I, Type II report.

·         Drive CAM Reconciliation process to a timely and accurate completion within required guidelines.

 

 Requirements

·         Commercial property management experience in accounting/financial reporting – minimum of five  years.

·         Strong accounting fundamentals, full understanding of GAAP.

·         Experience with institutional level reporting.

·         Exceptional leadership skills managing a large department.

·         Supervisory experience.

·         Excellent communication capabilities (written and oral).

·         Strong technology skills.

 

Education

·         CPA preferred.

Compensation

·         Benefits package, to include medical, dental, vision, and 401(k).

Controller

Controller job description

Position Description: Controller

Basic Function: The controller position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company, to include the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records, and a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles.

Principal Accountabilities:

Management

Oversee the operations of the accounting department, including the design of an organizational structure adequate for achieving the department's goals and objectives.

Transactions

1.      Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed

2.      Maintain the chart of accounts

3.      Maintain an orderly accounting filing system

4.      Maintain a system of controls over accounting transactions

Reporting

1.      Issue timely and complete financial statements

2.      Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics

3.      Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management

4.      Provide financial analyses as needed

Compliance

1.      Work with the VP of Finance to coordinate the provision of information to the parent company

2.      Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit

3.      Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings

Desired Qualifications: The controller candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in accounting, or equivalent business experience and 5+ years of progressively responsible experience for a major company or division of a large corporation.  Preference will be given to candidates with the Certified Public Accountant designations.

Working Conditions: Primarily in an office environment. Will be expected to travel as needed to parent company in Indiana.

Supervises: All accounting staff

Reports To: Vice President of Finance

Director of Accounting & Operations

General Description:
Our client, a large national insurance provider is seeking a Dynamic, Progressive, and Sophisticated person to become a positive contributor to our Accounting & Operations Team. As Accounting/Operations Director you will be responsible for an assigned book of business.
If you are looking to establish a career in an industry leading, publically traded insurance organization, with significant opportunity for professional and personal growth, we are interested in speaking with you.
 
SUMMARY
The idea candidate should be able to analyze and provide financial information to the Profit Center and Regional Leaders in accordance with the objectives and procedures outlined by Corporate Management.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB
? Perform daily accounting functions
? Utilize AMS – Applied and Workday in all aspects of the position
? Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as the general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions
? Review, reconciliation and resolution in regards to accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
? Analyze financial information detailing income, expenses, earnings, assets, liabilities and capital, and prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position based on past, present and expected operations
? Report branch financials to the corporate office
? Audit contracts, orders and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions
? Establish, modify, document and coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
? Manage, direct and coordinate activities of other accounting personnel
? Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
? Insure compliance with government agencies and corporate policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley with Coach/Cadency submittal
? Create, modify and monitor all accounting procedures to meet mandatory compliance
? Responsible for conducting performance reviews
? Other duties as assigned
 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
? College Degree in Accounting is required
? Ability to analyze and interpret financial information
? Excellent organizational and time management skills
? Ability to deal effectively with people and work well with members of management
? High level of organizational ability and attention to detail
? Ability to complete job tasks and assignments in the required time frames
? In depth knowledge of AMS – Applied System and Workday
? Ability to accept, implement and follow through with management decisions
? Ability to work with other members of the agency management team
? In depth knowledge of the operations of an insurance agency in both financial and technical areas
? Proficient in Excel and Word (required)
? Other Microsoft Office applications
 
Compensation:
Our client will provide a highly competitive compensation package commensurate with level of experience, including annual bonus eligibility. We also provide a full benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life, long and short term disability, 401K, Stock Purchase Program and Paid Time Off.

Marketing Coordinator

Avison Young is the world’s fastest?growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto,
Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its principals. Founded in 1978,
the company comprises 2,400 real estate professionals in 78 offices, providing value?added, client?centric
investment sales, leasing, advisory, management, financing and mortgage placement services to owners and
occupiers of office, retail, industrial and multi?family properties. Avison Young has Florida offices in
Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami.
Job Summary
The Ft. Lauderdale office is looking for an experienced individual with proficiency in Adobe Creative Suites,
specifically InDesign, to assist a team of real estate professionals in a marketing/administrative capacity. The
position requires independent judgment to plan, prioritize, and organize responsibilities in order to meet
multiple deadlines, while interacting with a diverse group of colleagues, clients, and service providers.
Key Responsibilities
? Produce flyers, marketing presentations and proposals in InDesign.
? Create and send broadcast emails.
? Work closely and actively with brokers to set and meet deadlines for marketing campaigns.
? Assume an account marketing leadership role within team structures.
? Perform market research and surveys.
? Manage/update postings to various Social Media websites (Twitter; LinkedIn; Blogs).
? Load listings into various listing services.
? Draft and order signage for listings.
? Coordinate the flow of listing agreements.
? Invoice transactions and keep detailed commission reports.
? Participate in and contribute to weekly marketing meetings.
Qualifications
? Graphic design experience required in Adobe Creative Suites, specifically InDesign.
? Minimum 3 years’ experience in an environment supporting multiple people, ideally in commercial real
estate.
? High ethical standards.
? Ability to multi?task with multiple projects and deadlines.
? Strong organizational, creative, and communication skills.
? Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office.
? Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
? Ability to exercise judgment, tact, and diplomacy on behalf of colleagues.
? Flexibility to work to the successful completion of a project.
? Professional decorum.
? Type 60 or more words per minute accurately.
? Complete mastery of English language.
? Florida real estate license preferred but not required.
? Desire to grow professionally.
Education
? College degree is preferred.
Compensation
? Competitive salary.
? Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off effective date of hire.
To Apply
Qualified applicants may submit their resume to [email protected]
Avison Young is committed to the spirit and laws regarding equal employment opportunity. All
candidates offered employment and our employees are subject to drug and alcohol testing in
accordance with our policies.

Developer

Please find the Job requirements.

 

Overview of our application

                HRMS

This is a J2E application, which is tightly coupled with JSP and struts2.

JSP forms the frontend of the application, struts2 forms the business layer and hibernate forms the database layer.

 

Skill set required :

                JSP, STRUTS2, Hibernate, JAVA

 

Database knowledge :

                Mysql

 

Application server knowledge :

                Tomcat server

 

Requisites

  • Minimum 2 years working experience in enterprise application.
  • Should have hands on experience on JSP and struts2
  • Should be interactive and should be trustworthy person and willing to work for this project minimum for 6months
  • It would be great if the person works from India or Pakistan as you discussed in the call.
  • Should be willing to have discussions or scrum calls on weekends.

Recruiter

Staff Recruiter (Inhouse)
Company Description
The Brown & Brown Pledge
Honesty and integrity are cornerstones of the Brown & Brown culture. The Company’s reputation depends on the conduct of its representatives. All persons who are associated with the Company are expected to conduct themselves professionally and ethically in the course of their duties, and to comply with all laws applicable to the Company’s operations. At Brown & Brown we know that the price of integrity is eternal vigilance.
About Brown & Brown
Brown & Brown is an independent insurance intermediary that through its licensed subsidiaries provides a variety of insurance products and services to corporate, public entity, institutional, trade, professional, association and individual clients.
Our corporate culture is built on vision, speed, agility and strength that allows us to thrive in the very competitive insurance environment. This unique culture has enabled us to quickly chase down new opportunities, adapt our products and services to best meet market demands, and satisfy our many and varied clients.
Job Description
Brown and Brown is looking for an In-House Recruiter to join our growing Florida based team! We are looking for someone who is passionate about people, extremely efficient at multi-tasking, and able to communicate our culture and vision to all potential employees. This is a highly visible role and you will have the opportunity to grow individually as we focus on building our internal Recruiting function. You will be challenged to meet time sensitive deadlines and encouraged to enhance all aspects our hiring process within all of the Florida Offices.
Responsibilities:
• Help create and review all job descriptions and manage online postings
• Take ownership of our career portal and manage the hiring process for each role
• Track all activity and candidate profiles and produce analytics to review with the team
• Source high-quality candidates for priority open roles
• Be the main point of contact for communication with all candidates
• Schedule and coordinate phone and in-person interviews
• Be the liaison between our assessment vendor and all candidates
• Host candidates on-site between interviews, and create a positive interview experience
• Collect feedback from interviewers and hiring managers on how to improve our internal workflow
• Support Brown and Brown’s hiring managers and communicate information and updates
• Analyze our current hiring processes, identify problems, and offer suggestions for improvement
• Conduct reference checks with professionalism and in a timely manner
• Create resources for hiring managers and interviewers to ensure best practices
• Develop Social Media Strategies to connect our offices and our people, into the Florida Community
• Act as a South Florida Brown and Brown Ambassador in the South Florida Community by attending networking events, mixers and connecting with business leaders and referral sources.
Qualifications
• 2-5 years of experience in a Recruiter role
• Experience working with recruiting tools / CRM / ATS etc..
• Proven track record of success
• Start-up experience a major plus
• Understanding of sales and sales development roles and/or willingness to learn
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills – Must be able to clearly and professionally communicate with applicants as well as all levels of management
• High attention to detail with a personalized touch
• Ability to work independently with minimal direction
• Be proactive, passionate, and responsive
• Ability to multi-task and appropriately prioritize tasks
• Must handle confidential information in a professional manner
• Ability to travel to different Florida offices
Additional Information
Our Culture, Our People, Compensation:
• Success based environment everyday- “Hear the Roar!”
• Phenomenal people work here – you will have fun (guaranteed)
• Stable industry leader in insurance – successful and growing!
• Great benefits and perks
• Base salary + Success fee per placement, you’ll be recognized for your performance and accomplishments.
• Excellent on-the-job training – you’ll gain valuable knowledge about our business, including insurance, sales, support and admin