Corporate Finance | Executive Assistant

FTI Consulting

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Company: FTI Consulting

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitve

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Corporate Finance | Executive Assistant

 

ABOUT THE COMPANY:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organisations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment.  With more than 4,600 professionals in 28 countries, we work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management and restructuring.  Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields including: certified turnaround professionals, forensic accountants, corporate investigation specialists, intellectual property specialists, former political leaders, former chief executives, Nobel Laureate economists, banking and securities professionals, certified public accountants, e-discovery professionals, corporate, financial and crisis communications specialists, chartered financial analysts and industry experts. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialised expertise. 

If you are interested in becoming part of a fast growing company and contributing to history-making engagements, read on.

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

 

The Corporate Finance Practice at FTI Consulting is seeking an Executive Assistant with exceptional all-round skills on a temp to perm basis. The role supports a senior management team (70%) as well as the wider team (30%).  The nature of our business is driven by client deadlines thus the incumbent is required to be highly organised and able to prioritise the demands of the team, coupled with a proactive and positive approach.  This role is suited to someone who enjoys a full, challenging and varied day with a strong team ethos and can-do attitude.  The role may require overtime as needed, sometimes at short notice.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Scheduling of meetings, management of calendars, preparation of external / internal correspondence, telephone and visitor screening, travel arrangements, coordination of meetings and booking internal meeting rooms, arranging client breakfast / lunches / dinners / events
  • Managing expenses and invoices and ensuring prompt submission and payment
  • Managing prompt submission of senior teams weekly timesheets
  • Preparing and collating internal and external documentation, ensuring formatting is in line with company templates and standards using Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Coordination of sensitive correspondence, reports and analysis (e.g. budgets and confidential employee information)
  • Managing contacts on Salesforce (CRM), LinkedIn and Outlook
  • Booking international and local travel for senior team and supporting team members
  • Setting up new project codes using Salesforce
  • General admin and secretarial support to wider team where necessary

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent advantageous

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of Salesforce advantageous

 

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to prioritise workload and to deal with multiple managers and requests

  • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organisation 

  • Ability to work under time pressure and be available as needed

  • Experience supporting senior management and wider team in a professional services environment

  • Experience dealing with international time zones

  • Attention to detail with strong organisational and analytical skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills required to maintain collaborative working environment

  • Strong team player who is used to working within an EA group

  • Proven ability to work with limited direction

  • Ability to handle confidential issues with utmost sensitivity

  • Experience with client interface and understanding of client relationships

 

FTI Consulting can offer a competitive and attractive rewards package, excellent training and development opportunities, a supportive and friendly environment and the opportunity to achieve your potential.

 

FTI Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Job information

Company: FTI Consulting

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitve

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