Bradford 01274 306 000
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Secretary - Huddersfield

We are recruiting for a Secretary in our Huddersfield office. 

The successful candidate will provide administrative support to the professional staff in the firm to ensure the efficient running of the team. 

ROLE OUTCOMES/DUTIES

  • Document management and preparation – audio and copy typing, amending and formatting documents, creating templates
  • Meeting with clients to sign and witness legal documents
  • Opening and closing client files - ensuring records are up to date, ensuring compliance with money laundering requirements, and preparing client invoices in conjunction with Cashiers and fee earners
  • Diary management – arranging travel and accommodation, booking meeting rooms, arranging catering, setting up equipment
  • Preparing presentations for fee earners, setting up webinars and conference calls
  • Dealing with routine queries, emails, post and administration – copying, scanning, filing, archiving

EXPERIENCE

  • Administration/office experience – desirable  

SKILLS

Technical skills – essential

  • Office suite
  • Touch typing – 50 wpm including audio typing

Technical skills – desirable

  •  Use of case management system

Soft skills – essential

  • Organisation and time management including prioritising and able to work under pressure
  • Communication and interpersonal skills including discretion
  • A flexible approach to workload
  • Able to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues in other teams to meet deadlines

Qualifications – essential

  •  GCSE English

Please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to Recruitment@schofieldsweeney.co.uk