Definition: is a business’s subdivision, an office that deals with specific regional and international transactions and business activities. An administrative office is typically located in a country other than a headquarters’ country (i.e. in a foreign country). Parenting companies open administrative offices for a number of reasons. This may be done in order to take advantage of a more favorable tax system of a foreign country. Moreover, this allows company representatives to execute and deal with external, international activities while actually being in a country they are working with, thus making the overall process faster and more efficient.
In a Sentence:
We decided to open a new administrative office in Morocco next spring. This will allow us to remain closer to the partners and respond to their inquiries faster.
He has applied for a job in the company’s new administrative office.
Have you inquired the forms for the administrative office registration? We need to fill them out by Friday.
Synonyms and related words: administrative officer, office manager, branch office manager, parenting company, branch, headquarters, central office