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Tax & Legal Services - Legal - Immigration - Administrative Assistant

Job Description:

At PwC, we measure success by our ability to create the value that our clients and our people are looking for. Our reputation lies in building lasting relationships with our clients and a focus on delivering value in all we do. We’re a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 236,000 people who are committed to delivering world-class capabilities and quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

Established in the region for 40 years, PwC Middle East employs over 4,200 people across 12 countries. Complementing our depth of industry expertise and breadth of skills is our sound knowledge of local business environments across the Middle East region. Our tailored solutions help our clients meet the challenges and opportunities of doing business in the Middle East market and beyond.

Line of Service: Tax
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Specialism: Immigration
Management Level: Administrative

Job Summary

A career in our Immigration, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients adopt a more strategic approach to managing their immigration matters.

You will manage a high-volume team in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment that will carefully and efficiently manage the end to end process of various non-immigrant (temporary) and immigrant (permanent residence) visas. You will also provide strategic advice and counsel to both employers and employees to help our clients gain maximum value on their immigration and mobility strategies.

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant with ideally two years’ office experience and a Middle East Immigration background is desirable, to join the team and to help support its continued expansion.

Our new Administrative Assistant will be fully integrated into the team and will work closely with lawyers and professionals of all levels. Like the rest of our team, we expect those in this role will enjoy an interesting, varied and challenging workload. The day-to-day work may involve research and gathering information for clients on immigration compliance, assisting Associates with preparing visa/work permit application packs, as well as the managing of all team administrative tasks including petty cash and invoice preparation. The role will also involve liaising with our other specialist legal teams in the Middle East and with our Network firms in other jurisdictions, and generally working with the team to develop top quality service to our clients.

Requirements

The following skills are required for this role:

Essential skills:

  • Fluency in spoken and written English; clear, articulate and confident in written and verbal communication skills
  • A high level of computer literacy, including a good working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and legal databases/caseworking tools
  • Ability to use Excel to a high level
  • Understand cash reconciliation and be able to assist the team with this on a daily basis
  • Well organised and able to deal with large amounts of information
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Primarily a team player but also able to complete specific tasks under own initiative
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible
  • Highly driven and proactive
  • Respect for confidential information

Desirable skills:

  • Proficient Arabic language ability highly desirable

The skills we look for in our employees

Our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients. These skills and behaviours make up our global leadership framework, “The PwC Professional”.

The PwC Professional focuses on five core attributes: whole leadership, business acumen, technical capabilities, global acumen and relationships. We use this framework to recruit, develop and assess our people, at all grades and all areas of our business, because we expect all of our people to be leaders.

Diversity

We work in a changing world which offers great opportunities for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool as well as those who reflect the diverse nature of our society. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. Creating value through diversity is what makes us strong as a business.

As an organisation with an increasingly agile workforce, we’re open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)
Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)
Travel Requirements: Not Specified
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship? Yes
Government Clearance Required? Yes

Additional Requirements
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
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