Financial Programmer

Location : Location
US-CA-Los Angeles
Work Arrangement
Posted Min Pay Rate
USD $100,000.00/Yr.
Posted Max Pay Rate
USD $120,000.00/Yr.
Position Type
Job ID

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world. The success of our firm is largely determined by our commitment to hire and develop the very best and brightest, creating a team that provides our clients with the highest quality of work and service. We are driven by our core values: respect, innovation, and collaboration.  

About the Role

The Financial Programmer is an integral part of Latham’s Technology & Information Services team. This role will be responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining financial and accounting applications for firmwide use, while participating in consultations with financial development, project management, and finance/accounting team members regarding system requirements and functionality. This role will be located in our Global Services office located in downtown Los Angeles. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Designing and developing recommended solutions to financial application and reporting issues
  • Coding, testing, and debugging financial application systems and reporting solutions according to specifications
  • Producing prototypes during various stages of development as required
  • Assisting with the testing, documentation, and maintenance of financial applications and financial reporting
  • Maintaining financial applications and reporting solutions after implementation including user support and software upgrades

We’d love to hear from you if you:

  • Possess strong knowledge and proficiency in a wide variety of software programs, including Windows and Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrate proficiency with reporting tools (e.g., Active Reports, Business Objects, Tableau)
  • Exhibit strong verbal and written communication skills

And have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience with financial systems and applications development
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the development of financial applications in web, client server, and n-tiered environments using C#, ASP.NET Core, MVC, VB.NET, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, bootstrap, Ajax, and JQuery, preferably
  • Strong experience using relational databases (e.g., SQL), preferably
  • Experience with data modeling, customization, and data conversion, preferably
  • Experience with Elite or 3E Billing and Financial Management System, preferably
  • Experience with 3E IDE, preferably

Benefits & Additional Information

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in Latham’s comprehensive benefit program which includes:


  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!


Additionally, we have a range of diversity programming including Global Affinity Groups. These groups provide a firmwide platform to share experiences and advice as well as an opportunity to participate in a supportive network with common interests to help make life at the firm even better.


Latham & Watkins is committed to diversity, equal opportunity, sustainability, and pro bono legal services. We draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms, and advance these commitments through the work of our Global Citizenship department. Our lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.


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Pay Range

USD $100,000.00 - USD $120,000.00 /Yr.


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