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Womble Bond Dickinson LLP
Salary: Competitive
Location: Plymouth
Job type: Permanent
Contact: Kim Southway
Category: Admin Jobs

Business Assurance Analyst (Administrator) – Plymouth

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a Business Assurance Analyst to join our Business Assurance Unit (BAU) in Plymouth. The position is offered on a full-time, permanent basis.

About the team

The BAU forms part of our Risk and Best Practice team, which incorporates a legal team, internal audit, compliance, projects and information security.  They all work together to ensure we consistently deliver outstanding client service through the creation of proportionate, risk based policies, procedures and systems.

The Firm

Womble Bond Dickinson is a Top 100 law firm globally and Top 20 law firm in the UK, with more than 400 partners and 1,000 lawyers based across 18 US cities and eight UK cities including a significant presence in London. The firm's reach also extends to Europe where it has strategic partnerships with other law firms in Germany and France.

In the UK, Womble Bond Dickinson advises in excess of 40 FTSE 350 companies, many of the largest businesses in the country, government organisations and wealthy individuals. With a focus on eleven key sectors (Energy & Natural Resources; Financial Institutions; Healthcare;  Insurance; Manufacturing;  Real Estate; Retail and Consumer; Transport; Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals; Technology and Private Wealth) the firm’s experience allows it to build strong relationships and deliver an excellent service to clients.

What will you be doing?

This job will see you providing expert and up to date information to people across our firm from legal teams to finance, IT, HR and many others.  You'll be a point of contact for queries relating to risk and best practice -  but don't worry as you'll have access to all the information you need to be able to do this.  We'll also give you the training you'll need.

Day to day you'll be conducting conflict searches, credit checks, producing reports, investigating queries, interrogating external databases, assessing results, updating our rates system and dealing with a variety of queries from across the firm.  There is a great deal to learn but, as mentioned, the rest of the team will be on hand to train and guide you through.  It's a fantastic opportunity to learn new skills.

So, what are we looking for?

We'll be looking for previous administration experience.  A background in accounting, finance, banking or similar would be useful in this role.  You'll need to demonstrate your ability to deal with queries, analyse data and resolve problems.  Without a doubt this role requires attention to detail, organisation, initiative and the ability to think on your feet.  You'll also need strong IT skills to be able to navigate various systems, databases and web sites. This is an influential position that requires the ability to engage our people through effective communication skills. 

What makes it great to work here?

We continually work hard to create an open culture that sets us apart from other firms. Our culture gives us much more of a human feel, emphasising that we're more than just suits!  We make time for each other enabling us to establish professional relationships that become lasting friendships.  In addition, through our D&I practices and programmes we work hard to ensure that difference is visibly valued and welcomed. 

Alongside a competitive salary you'll also receive a flexible benefits package so you can pick and choose between the benefits that matter most to you.

We invest a lot in our people - it's our people and culture that make it a great place to work.

Next steps….

Sounds like a job role that you can do? Then we want to hear from you.  Please follow the instructions to make a formal application – just a few contact detail questions and then upload your CV. 

If you have questions about the role please do contact me, Kim Southway (No agencies please we are an in-house recruitment team).    

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