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Administrative Service Centre - Assistant

Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

England, UK
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023
Job Description

Latham & Watkins, a global law firm consistently ranked among the top firms in the world, is seeking an Administrative Service Centre Assistant to join our dynamic Administration team in Manchester.

About Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins is dedicated to hiring and developing the best and brightest. A key to Latham’s success and our continued ability to deliver the highest quality service to our clients is our “one-firm” culture – a spirit of teamwork and shared commitment to quality across our offices worldwide that has long distinguished Latham from other law firms.

About The Office

The Manchester office is home to a wide range of departments and business staff who support the firm globally across a range of specialist functions, from technology and human resources to finance and accounting. We value our people in an inclusive and supportive culture; our communities with our commitment to give back; and our planet through ever more sustainable operations. The Manchester office is often at the cutting edge of developing new ways to deliver first-class services to clients and colleagues, drawing on diverse backgrounds and expertise, making it a vibrant and dynamic workplace.

About The Role

We are seeking highly motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our newly formed Administrative Service Centre (ASC) team in Manchester. This is an exciting opportunity to join a brand new team and be part of its evolution to a centre of excellence.

In the assistant role, you will initially be responsible for performing administrative duties such as (but not limited to) expense and invoice processing, scheduling meetings, booking travel arrangements, and billing on behalf of internal clients across the Firm.

Other key responsibilities include:

  • Actioning day-to-day administrative tasks sent to the ASC by internal clients.
  • Providing a high level of customer service to clients.
  • Using various resources including but not limited to staff and technology applications to maintain quality services within ASC.
  • Supporting ongoing process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Receiving administrative tasks from clients and providing regular updates regarding receipt and status of tasks, assignments, and projects, consistently meeting agreed deadlines.
  • Monitoring requests into the ServiceNow ticketing system throughout the workflow, ensuring all service level agreements are met.
About You

Join our team if you:

  • Communicate professionally with colleagues and clients.
  • Have experience of working in a team environment with a well-developed customer focused orientation.
  • Are able to complete all tasks, routine or complex, promptly and courteously demonstrating a can-do attitude at all times.
  • Have a curiosity and an inclination toward continuous improvement.
We encourage you to apply!

Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding opportunity, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance.

Latham & Watkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity, equal opportunity and sustainability enables Latham & Watkins to draw from a remarkable wealth of talent to create one of the world's leading law firms.

Latham & Watkins' lawyers, paralegals, and professional staff worldwide comprise a rich mixture of different races, ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations, cultures, and primary languages. Our diversity makes us who we are.

Latham & Watkins is committed to supporting the long-term sustainability of the environment, you can find more information on our sustainability programs by visiting our Latham Sustainability webpage.