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Finance Project & Process Co-Ordinator

Business Services
21000205 Requisition #

CMS have an exciting and new opportunity to join our Delivery Management team in Bristol.

About CMS

CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.

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. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.

About the Role

Responsible for supporting the delivery of the Finance Projects and Processes. 

The role requires effective management and oversight of the team's diaries, responsibilities and tasks as well as providing support with:
•    Project plan production, updating and communication
•    Document and Intranet content production and collation 
•    Organising meetings and training sessions as required. 
•    Liaison between project teams and stakeholders

Primary duties will include:
•    Monitoring Project Team email inboxes
•    Organising internal and external events/meetings
•    Booking attendance at domestic and international conferences/seminars, organising trip itineraries.

Managing multiple work stream activities, to include:
•    Attending, minuting, and recording meetings, producing documentation etc.
•    Assisting in the production and maintenance of Finance manuals and Intranet site content.
•    Reporting the progress of projects, work streams and programmes of work
•    Arranging the production of reference guides, communications, documentation, and reports.
•    Helping in the production of process documentation. 
•    Overseeing small projects.

About You

We are looking for someone who demonstrates the following skills and experience:
•    Previous experience of working within a busy corporate environment is essential, preferably in the legal or financial sector or undertaking board level administrative duties
•    Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their progress in relation to their programme of work.
•    Knowledge of Visio and/or MS Project preferable
•    Fully conversant in the Microsoft Office suite
•    Excellent organisational and time management skills
•    Able to work as a team member supporting the team as appropriate.
•    Demonstrate high levels of confidentiality and discretion as appropriate.
•    Analytical skills to resolve queries.

Equal Opportunities

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive. For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please view the Diversity & Inclusion pages on our website.

Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.

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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