Professional Support Administrator – Cambridge

Role Overview

To provide full administrative support to the Strategic Corporate Finance (“SCF”) Partner and team in our Cambridge office, being the two way connector between the SCF Team and the central resources of the practice.   Will need to be proactively assertive to ensure administration and business development activities are maintained, as well as workflows and processes for each individual client assignment


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring new client procedures are undertaken timely and completely
  • Assisting in the presentation of reports
  • Assisting in creating and maintaining templates
  • Maintaining central resources and templates for the SCF team
  • Booking travel and hotels for the partner, including preparation of travel documents and itinerary
  • Diary management as required
  • Expenses for the partner
  • Providing administrative and organisational support to the partner and the team
  • Co-ordinating news articles for the intranet
  • Maintaining content of Wiki resources
  • Proactively preparing and circulating deal tombstones and press releases for completed assignments
  • Ensuring discussions take place regarding current status of projects and update workflow register
  • Assisting with periodic client billing
  • Arranging  meetings with clients, potentials and referrers as required, carrying out actions as requested
  • Client contact including prompting discussions, co-ordinating regular meetings, chasing outstanding information and documentation
  • To deliver a high standard of administrative support and world class customer service in line with Price Bailey’s strategies, policies and procedures
  • Co-ordinating the administration of Business Development activities for the Cambridge SCF team
  • Ensuring the team have regular contact with “best friends” – their top five bankers/lawyers/referrers 
  • Keeping all relevant CRM systems up to date, based on engagements and targets
  • Preparing information packs for meetings with new targets
  • Researching and drafting non technical background sections to reports
  • Assisting with the preparation and drafting of Sales Memoranda, Business Plans, Valuations, Financial Modelling and Due diligence reports
  • Liaising between funders, solicitors, clients and other professionals to ensure timely progression and fulfilment of assignments, including chasing and sending information on behalf of the team and arranging meetings


Person Specification:

Work based Competencies

  • Min of 5 GCSEs or equivalent including English Language and Mathematics
  • Word, Powerpoint and Outlook to Advanced Level
  • DocsCorp/Adobe and Publisher to intermediate level desired
  • Excellent customer service and telephone manner
  • Good planning, organisational and time management skills

Behavioural Competencies

  • A positive attitude and a strong desire to deliver high quality results
  • Professional appearance
  • Able to use good judgement and initiative, particularly in response to the prioritisation of deadline dependent work
  • Able to demonstrate reliability, discretion, confidentiality and flexibility


Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working (see link for further details
  • A relaxed and professional environment      
  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25 days Holiday (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group

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