Executive Assistant - 6month FTC @ KPMG - Watford

Job Overview

2 months ago

Executive Assistant - 6month FTC

KPMG - Watford

Executive Assistant

Summary of Role Purpose:
This role is supporting Partners and Directors at KPMG. Previous experience supporting senior stakeholders is required in order for the individual to operate with a high level of confidence and prioritise with limited interaction.
A customer service mindset, effective communication and influencing skills are vital, along with an assertive, proactive and forward thinking approach. Supporting stakeholders, understanding their business priorities and strategy is key to building new advantages.
This is a highly regarded relationship role, demanding a well connected individual to engage in internal and external business activities. To meet demands, a high level of initiative and organisation is required to anticipate workloads/barriers and meet expectations.
The role requires the ability to delegate transactional activities and leverage resources available to be a successful Executive Assistant and become an ambassador across the BSG community.

Description of the role:
— Regular engagement with stakeholders to discuss actions, priorities, expectations and future planning
— Provide full diary and inbox management with limited interaction, using knowledge and initiative to anticipate and resolve conflicts
— Draft replies to incoming internal and external correspondence
— Delegate transactional activity
— Event management, coordinate and organise events, conferences and large meetings
— Book travel, accommodation and compile detailed itineraries
— Host and entertain key client secretaries to leverage business opportunities
— Arrange and attend meetings, take minutes/notes and follow up actions
— Make visa applications
— Make bookings as appropriate
— Microsoft Office suite support to stakeholders
— Utilise CRM as a key business tool, including managing, updating, reporting and for research
— Ensure all filing systems and archive records are accurate and up to date
— Provide absence cover to team members
— Other adhoc duties as required

The Person
— 5 GCSE's / O Levels or equivalent at grades A - C including Mathematics and English
— An understanding of the business of KPMG, structure and organisation
— Event management
— Intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
— Ability to accurately audio and copy type
— Ability to minute / note take effectively
— A knowledge of internal technology and tools including SAP Concur, SAP Success factors, SAP Finance, CRM, MyPerformance and KPMG Filesite, Coupa, Skype, Teams, NowSpace, would be advantageous

— Proactive and forward thinking
— Maintain client service mindset
— Effective communication skills
— Assertive
— Highly organised
— Ability to delegate transactional activity
— Technically fluent and embracer of all new and evolving technologies

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