EY Executive Assistant - Cape Town (Contract to Perm) in Cape Town, South Africa

Executive Assistant - Cape Town (Contract to Perm)

Core Business Services

Requisition # CAP0007C

Post Date Mar 13, 2019

Key Responsibilities

  • Setting up meetings & booking venues

  • Managing diaries

  • Screening calls and assisting clients with various ad hoc tax related queries

  • Screening of emails and redirecting where appropriate

  • Filing, faxing and photocopying

  • Typing reports, e-mail, correspondence etc.

  • Typing of engagement letters and ensuring that conflict checks and client acceptance procedures are carried out

  • All travel arrangements

  • Assist with project administration where necessary

  • Follow-up of outstanding issues with clients and staff

  • PowerPoint presentations

  • Excel Spread sheets

  • Typing and editing of documents - Excellent formatting skills

  • Co-ordinate and follow up on certain projects

  • Take minutes at meetings

  • Arrange client meetings

  • Answering the phones, take messages, other ad hoc tasks

Qualifications & Experience

  • Four years relevant experience

  • Minimum of 55 wpm Typing

  • Intermediate to Advanced on Office packages

Skills and Behavioural Attributes

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong Computer Skills - Microsoft Office is essential

  • Ability to prioritise and be organised

  • Must be able to remain calm in high pressure situations - high performing environment