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Business Services
19000394 Requisition #
Excellent opportunity for an ambitious Finance Administrator to join a future facing, international law firm and take their career to the next level.

This is a central finance role supporting partners in dealing with pre/post-billing related administrative activities. You will also be liaising with other finance teams to ensure the accurate and timely drafting and preparation of bills.

About the role

Main responsibilities;
• Requesting Ad-hoc proforma requests
• Printing proformas as directed
• Input billing guide amendments to the pre-billing system in line with the client’s requirements
• Review time narratives for accuracy of recording, identifying and correcting typos etc.
• Forwarding billing guides to alternative reviewers and editors as required in the pre-bill system
• Dealing with volume billing guide edits
• Liaising with the Working Capital Support team to assist in the resolution of queries
• Preparation of narratives and breakdowns as required
• Printing generated bills for Partner review prior to dispatch
• Facilitating the dispatch of bills to clients in line with the client’s requirements where necessary
• Liaising with the e-billing team to provide billing guidelines and portal requirements
• Requesting Credit Notes and re-issue instructions via workflow

About you

The ideal candidate will have gained exposure in a similar role from within a professional services environment.
You will work to given timeframes and anticipate likely workflows, consistently produce accurate work with an exceptional attention to detail. You will have good written and verbal communication skills, be able to communicate at all levels and have a confident, professional telephone manner.
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is proactive with the ability to prioritise and manage their own workload.
In order to excel in this role you will have analytical skills to resolve queries be proficient in MS Excel and Work and have self-motivation.
Please note this role is not an alternative route for a training contract, training contracts have their own application route via our Graduate Recruitment team.

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 leading businesses throughout Europe, The Middle East, Asia and beyond. We create sustainable and rewarding futures for our clients, our people and our communities.
Ranked as the world’s 5th largest law firm by lawyer headcount and 6th largest in the UK by revenue, CMS works with clients in over 40 countries from 70+ offices worldwide.
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 Nazia Hayat, 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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