Executive Assistant, Tax (1 year Maternity Leave Cover)

Postgraduate degree
Functional areas
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Executive Assistant, Tax (1 year Maternity Leave Cover)

(Start date: end August 2019)

We are looking for an outstanding experienced EA to join our Tax team on a 1 year FTC - someone who remains calm, on top of their work load, and always has a sense of humour. The ideal candidate will ideally have prior experience within the professional services industry and is looking for a challenging role in a dynamic, entrepreneurial and highly professional company.  The right candidate will have experience dealing with busy professionals and tight deadlines; extensive diary management; being one step ahead of their team’s needs and understand the importance of building relationships with clients and their teams.

This is not a straightforward 9-5 role and you must be versatile and willing to be flexible. The role requires someone who is proactive, extremely personable, friendly and confident.

This is a fantastic job for someone who is hands on and likes a busy, rewarding and challenging role, in a fun and friendly environment.  You must have experience supporting senior executives, excellent communications and organisation skills, attention to detail and be used to working under pressure.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Scheduling and organising meetings, breakfast, lunches and dinners
  • Monitor MD inbox and responding on behalf of
  • Preparing team communications and social events
  • Preparing documentation and PowerPoint presentations
  • Preparing minutes in meetings and following up on actions
  • Timesheets and expense reports
  • Coordinating travel plans, hotels and car service
  • Setting up conference calls
  • Maintaining and coordinating calendars and contact databases
  • Meeting and greeting clients and other visitors
  • Manage confidential information
  • Coordinating various internal and external offsite marketing events.

Essential requirements:

  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential information at maximum discretion
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Experience working with senior individuals
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment; constantly prioritise/ reassess tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be proficient with a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software specifically, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and various other internet applications
  • Must be organised and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Ability to be pro-active and involved in executive business dealings

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree