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Administrative Assistant

Business Services
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Are you a Graduate who would like to work in an international law firm? CMS in Beijing is looking for an ambitious and dedicated Administrative Assistant to join us at this exciting time.

About the role

You will be an integral part of the Beijing office joining a small and dynamic team of foreign and Chinese colleagues. Your role will include;
- Providing general administrative assistance, including the set-up of meeting rooms, receptionist duties, answering of the telephone, filing, printing, formatting of documents, data entry/management, travel arrangements, diary management, organise supplies etc.
- Supporting the Accountant on client matter opening, billing, data inputting, and various financial tasks.
- Getting involved in Business Development matters to the Beijing office, China business and Asia-Pacific development.
- To provide day-to-day support to the business services team and also the lawyers.
- Conducting necessary errands outside of the office, including visiting the local bureaus and suppliers.

About you

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with preferable some office and Finance experience. You will have a degree or strong academic background and be fluent in Mandarin and advanced English (CET-6).

This role will be ideal for someone who is a self-starter and enjoys working as part of a team. A friendly personality with strong organisational skills, who is able to use their initiative and meet deadlines. Successful candidates will have be PC-literate with a good, working knowledge of the basic Microsoft Office packages.

About us 

CMS are delighted to be named Law Firm of the Year at the 2018 British Legal Awards.

CMS is an international law firm with market leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond.

Ranked as the world’s 6th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in 42 countries from 74 offices worldwide. 

A future facing law firm CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence.  We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. And we recruit, value and nurture top talent.

Equal opportunities

CMS is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment, to not only adhere to current employment law, but to harness the full potential of our staff and ensure that all individuals are treated fairly and with respect. To meet this aim CMS endeavours to treat all staff and job applicants equally, on the basis of merit and the ability to do their job. Everybody will be treated equally regardless of race, colour, age, religion or belief, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital or civil partner status, ethnic or national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or maternity status (“Protected Characteristics”). For further information about CMS’ diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here.�to view the diversity pages on our website. 

How to apply

If you are interested please apply online. If you have any queries, please contact Tahira Choudhry, Talent Acquisition Advisor.

Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted. 

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