Personal Assistant - Permanent - Surrey - Up to £35k

£30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
16 May 2014
13 Jun 2014
Juliette Allen
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading Insurance Company and member of the FTSE 250 is currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to provide administrative and organisational support to the CFO and Investor Relations Team. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful Personal Assistant to join a strong team delivering an exceptionally professional support service in a modern and vibrant organisation.

A few of the key responsibilities for the Personal Assistant:

• Diary management; arranging meetings, preparing meeting packs, resolving issues with conflicting diaries using Microsoft Outlook
• Email management; monitoring the CFOs e-mail and proactively dealing with correspondence on their behalf and highlighting urgent issues that need responding to directly
• Making travel arrangements and planning itineraries
• Maintaining electronic filing system ensuring easy access to key documents
• Working with external auditors
• Taking minutes of the Finance Committee Meeting and other adhoc meetings
• Deputising for the CEOs Executive Assistant during holidays or sickness.

Key Skills & experience for the Personal Assistant:

• Previous experience of working as an Personal Assistant at Board Level, preferably supporting the CFO and Finance Department
• Excellent MS Office and Outlook skills and taking minutes via IPad or using shorthand
• Good interpersonal and communication skills in particular liaising with senior management and VIPs
• Ability to work under pressure, to multi-task, anticipate issues and resolve them quickly and efficiently.
• Energetic and adaptable with the ability to deal with frequent change and unexpected events.

This opportunity offers a great working environment combined with a challenging and fast paced role that will offer great satisfaction for the successful candidate. To discuss your suitability for this role further, please call Juliette Allen on 01293 817642 or simply apply below.

Please note: If you have not been contacted regarding your submission within 2 weeks your application has been unsuccessful for this role only.

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