EY Core Business Services – Legal – Legal Assistant (General Counsel Office) in Hong Kong, China
Core Business Services – Legal – Legal Assistant (General Counsel Office)
Core Business Services
Requisition # HON0032I
Post Date Jul 10, 2019
The Greater China General Counsel Office (GCO) is dedicated to providing proactive and quality legal support to EY Greater China services. The General Counsel Office is instrumental in delivering these commitments through hands-on, technical legal work, involvement with internal clients and management and leadership qualities. This role is exercised in a manner that exemplifies the EY values at all times.
This position is responsible for supporting the Legal Counsels within the General Counsel Office (GCO), by performing a wide variety of legal research, preparing documents, and providing necessary assistance to the Legal Counsels. You’ll conduct legal analysis of important issues affecting the industry and/or the organization. These Issues can be related to industry trends, changes in legislature or cases that are being worked on.
In this role, you’ll receive regular direction from the appropriate Legal Counsel and your work is assigned by the Legal Counsels.
The incumbent will be responsible for providing secretarial and administrative support to our Partner and Directors of GCO, liaising with other departments and handling correspondences
Provide daily work support for the Managers and Senior Managers, including meeting arrangement, travel arrangement
Help Legal Counsels prepare articles/ materials for presentation, by researching current law
Help organizing signing of internal documents
Provide coordination support for some programs or systems
To qualify, you must meet the following requirements
Diploma holder or above with formal secretarial training
At least 6 years’ relevant experience in supporting senior management
Hands on PC skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Chinese word processing
Good command of spoken and written Chinese and English, proficiency in Mandarin will be an advantage
Independent, detail-minded and well-organized
Able to work independently and a good team player
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
What we look for
We’re interested in professionals who enjoy promoting the people agenda in organizations and change initiatives, bringing people issues and challenges to the forefront. You’ll need the confidence to keep the people agenda front and center, and the interpersonal skills and communications savvy to do this in a way that integrates well with executive priorities and objectives.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our services. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and hospitalization benefits, group life and personal accident insurance, annual leave and Mandatory Provident Fund and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.