EY Executive Assistant - 12 months with a view to permanent - Sydney in Sydney, Australia

Executive Assistant - 12 months with a view to permanent - Sydney

Core Business Services

Requisition # SYD003EE

Post Date Oct 22, 2018

Come and join EY as an Executive Assistant working to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability.

You will have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding EA’s to deliver on our promises to all of their stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.At EY, flexibility goes far and we are open to various backgrounds and experiences and want to consider candidates who have prior experience in customer service, reception, events, hospitality, marketing, PR and communications. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning, because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

About the opportunity

This is a 12 month contract with a view to permanency.

As an executive assistant, you’ll develop your skills by providing support services to some of Australia's largest organisations.

Your experience in business communication will help you to build effective relationships with important stakeholders and senior leaders. You’ll have autonomy and clear responsibilities, working in our friendly, collaborative environment.

Your talents will be respected and you’ll be supported in developing the career path you choose.

In your role as an Executive Assistant you will:

  • Provide high level support to a small group of Partners and Executives

  • Organise and manage comprehensive diaries, travel and accommodation

  • Screening emails, responding and/or actioning as required

  • Prepare expense claims and timesheets on a weekly basis

  • Screen phone calls and messages, and follow-up actions, referring to the relevant team member when appropriate

  • Prepare and revise documents including presentations, emails, reports, agendas and papers

  • Coordinate client events, internal and external, as required, both within Australia and across Asia Pacific

  • Work as a team across multiple parts of the business, developing relationships and building strong networks externally and internally across the firm.

About you

We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • A least 2-3 years in either previous EA experience supporting multiple executives in a corporate environment or any customer service experience gained through hospitality, marketing, events, PR and communications roles

  • The demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Intermediate in the use of Microsoft Office suites

  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  • Strong communication skills including telephone manner and interpersonal skills

  • A strong team member with an ability to work across multiple teams

  • Experience in a professional services environment is highly regarded.

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/life-at-ey#fragment-6-na .

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/assurance , tax at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/tax , transaction at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/transactions and advisory services at http://www.ey.com/au/en/careers/experienced/advisory/experienced---advisory , we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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