Our client is one of the world’s largest independent corporate and trust services providers with offices based in Cape Town and Stellenbosch.
Our client is looking for a Legal and Administrative Assistant to join their team.
The company’s core business is setting up and managing offshore companies, trusts, and other structures to meet the specific personal or business needs of their clients. Typically, these needs would include tax planning, wealth protection, foreign property ownership, pension planning and facilitating cross-border business.
The role of Legal and Administrative Assistant involves facilitating the smooth onboarding process of their new clients, answering existing and new client enquiries, corresponding with the introducing intermediary, meetings with intermediaries / clients and assisting a Senior Director of the company.
To be able to attend to the above, an understanding of companies, trusts and the various parties involved are important.
The role requires significant people skills, administration, document collection, document review, clear communication and a proactive mind set. The position will require diligence in the collection of information, collation of documentation and ability to assist the Director in business development. In this way, the position goes further than pure administration and becomes similar to a Legal Assistant.
The applicant must be a fluent and articulate in English and understanding of Afrikaans will be beneficial. The applicant must hold an undergraduate Law qualification.
Applicants with prior legal, compliance and administration work experience will receive preference.
The successful applicant will be based in the company’s Cape Town and Stellenbosch offices from time to time and will work closely with their overseas offices to deliver the best service to their clients and intermediaries.
The successful applicant requires a driver’s license and own transport.
Responsibilities will include the day-to-day assistance to the Director which involves handling of compliance and legal paperwork, client enquiries and meetings with specific focus on the on-boarding of new clients to the wider group of companies which has 26 offices around the world.
Senior Director (focus is business development) based in Stellenbosch.
Qualifications and experience needed:
Skills and abilities:
Salary: Market related (depending on qualifications and experience)
Locations: Cape Town and Stellenbosch.
Starting date: As soon as possible.
Please apply online for this position if you meet the above-mentioned requirements.
Closing date: 31 March 2022
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