DESIblitz Job: Senior Secretary – Finance

Senior Secretary – Finance

Permanent Birmingham
£25000 - £30000/annum
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Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

Senior Legal Secretary – Permanent

A fantastic, top 50 established Edinburgh firm, known to us as a client for many years are keen to add an experiened Senior Legal Secretary to their already impressive team.
Based in well-equipped offices in an impressive setting, close to commuter links, the Senior Legal Secretary will benefit from working with a cohesive team of Secretaries, Administrators and Coordinators to deliver a high quality of a full range of Legal Secretarial Duties.
This role will be in their Finance Department.

Duties and responsibilities of the Senior Legal Secretary:

  • Takes ownership for the efficient running of the team – acting as an senior team member by setting a good example to more junior team members
  • Plays an active role in knowledge sharing to ensure growth and development
  • Acts as workflow supervisor, when required
  • Ensures urgent work is promptly completed or delegated to the appropriate team member
  • Assists the hubs in providing fee earners with effective and high quality secretarial support
  • Undertakes all aspects of the role using the most appropriate tools and resources for the task to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrates flexibility and proactively contribute to the team’s success by actively seeking to improve working processes
  • Ensures all work is undertaken in the correct priority order
  • Communicates with Team Coordinators/Team Leaders to keep them appraised of a task’s status
  • Follows team processes and procedures when undertaking tasks
  • Collaborates with team members on team processes, procedures and solutions – ensuring more junior members of the team understand and adhere to these
  • Actively participates in team meetings

Skills Required:

  • Extensive relevant experience as a Secretary
  • Have a strong working knowledge of iManage and Bighand or similar tools
  • IT literate with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook), Lync – Skype for Business and Microsoft Teams
  • Detailed and strong working knowledge of and high level of proficiency in Elite billing
  • Exemplary document management and filing
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Applies knowledge and judgement to solve problems and make decisions
  • Experience of delegating to, and training, junior team members

The firm are offering 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, a hybrid working arrangement to suit the candidate and a range of competitive benefits. If you are an experienced Senior Legal Secretary, based in or near Edinburgh, please get in touch for confidential consideration.

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Posted 4 months ago