Part time Executive Assistant
Ernst & Young 1,666 reviews - London

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To provide secretarial and administrative assistance to Ernst & Young Global (EYG). Duties include diary management, travel arrangements, time reporting, expense reporting, invoices and the provision of meeting support.

Key Responsibilities:
Scheduling/ Diary Management
  • Manage busy team diaries, arrange appointments and organize travel, accommodation and transfers as appropriate.
  • Use judgment in scheduling of meetings with team - determine purpose and minimum time required.
  • Arrange conference calls, meetings, lunches and dinners on behalf of the team as required.
  • Add/ edit calendar items as requested.
Communications & Networks
  • Use judgment to manage workload, current issues and knowledge to respond to queries; take ownership of enquires and ensure other issues are referred to the appropriate person in a timely fashion in their absence.
  • Screen phone calls and messages, sort post and emails for the team and prepare list of action items and issues, referring to the relevant team member when appropriate.
  • Prepare and revise documents including letters, emails and memos. etc
  • Build and develop internal and external network of contacts on behalf of the team; build knowledge of key issues in order to effectively identify priorities.
  • Liaise and work with executive assistant (EAs) within the team, EYG and the entire Ernst & Young network.
  • Arrange travel using American Express Corporate Travel desk.
  • Prepare complex international travel itineraries for each trip.
Time & Expense Reporting & Invoices
  • Prepare and submit weekly expenses, timesheets and invoices our in-house system.
  • Reconcile and report on American Express card statements with receipts including personal expenses.
Meeting Support
  • Liaise with and support team as needed on process and execution of materials.
  • Prepare presentations.
  • Manage administration of meetings including documentation collation.
General Administrative Support
  • Develop and maintain hard and soft filing systems.
  • Develop protocols and maintain information for key administrative matters related to the team and other as needed e.g. contact lists etc as requested.
  • Maintain online address book, updating contacts on a regular basis.
  • Ad hoc support for team on projects as requested.
  • Support visitors as requested.
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated experience working as an EA supporting a team of senior leaders in a fast paced corporate environment.
  • An advanced knowledge of Word and PowerPoint and intermediate knowledge of Excel.
  • Lotus Notes knowledge is an advantage.
  • Ideally candidates will have exposure of working within a multinational and multicultural organization where they have had to build relationships across virtual teams and support a team who travel extensively.
  • Experience of working in a partnership or matrix structure firm is an advantage but not essential.
Other Requirements:
Successful candidates will have the following skills:
  • Polished communication skills including an excellent standard of written and spoken English.
  • Strong organization skills, with an ability to prioritize an often conflicting workload.
  • The ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems.
  • The aptitude to provide regular progress reports on administration matters.
  • The confidence and capability to work with senior profile executives and clients.
  • A flexible and professional manner.
  • A team orientated approach.
  • Flexibility regarding hours worked and tasks undertaken.
  • A quality driven approach, consistently aiming for high standards.
  • The capability to keep matters confidential.
  • The ability to form networks with staff at all levels and influence effectively.
Ernst & Young Global:
Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 130,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve potential. Further information about Ernst & Young and its approach to a variety of business issues can be found at Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited does not provide services to clients.

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