Executive Assistant (Maternity Cover FTC), Business Transformation | Corporate Finance

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Executive Assistant - Business Transformation, Corporate Finance EMEA

About the Role

We're looking for an experienced Executive Assistant with exceptional all-round EA skills, comfortable executing significant discretion and judgment, working alongside the leadership team in our successful Business Transformation practice.

You will enjoy a full and varied day and a full range of responsibilities that will play to your strengths as an EA, enhance your skills and provide you with an array of opportunities to add to your experience and to build relationships and your network with a variety of senior stakeholders, internal teams and external organisations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 or supplier breakfast / lunches / dinners
  • Management of calls, actioning as appropriate
  • Managing expenses and invoices and ensuring prompt submission and payment
  • 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
  • Managing contacts on Outlook, maintaining the relationships and communications as required
  • Booking international and local travel for the teams as required
  • Events management
  • General admin and secretarial support to the team where necessary

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) advantageous
  • PA/Secretarial qualification advantageous

Skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to prioritise workload and to deal with multiple parties 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
  • Strong attention to detail with strong organisational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills required to maintain collaborative working environment
  • Strong team player
  • Proven ability to work with limited direction
  • Ability to handle confidential issues with utmost sensitivity
  • Strong levels of discretion and integrity
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of Salesforce advantageous


  • Demonstrable Executive Assistant experience, supporting senior management and a wider team
  • Experience of working with a professional services environment advantageous
  • Events management and/or project management experience
  • Experience with client interface and understanding of client relationships
  • Experience dealing with international time zones

About FTI Consulting:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology.

Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialised expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.

FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

#LI-KM1Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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