Personal Assistant to the Managing Director

Location
London
Salary
£27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
12 Oct 2018
Ref
00087112
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Job Level
Executive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company and its group companies offer a multi-disciplinary range of professional services, built on principles of integrity, innovation and commitment.

This group brings together experienced tax, legal, accounting, wealth and insurance professionals working to identify holistic strategies, for their clients.

As a staff focussed business, they create a supportive environment for all members of the team. By keeping continuous personal and professional development at the core of what they do, their team is consistently given opportunities to develop and flourish.

Their work is often driven by deadlines and they pride themselves on being able to respond accurately and appropriately, regardless of pressures. All candidates for this role should be able to thrive in this environment. Commitment to the continued growth of the organisation will be acknowledged and rewarded.

The role
The role is for a proactive Personal Assistant to support the Managing Director and will require the successful candidate to be adaptive and flexible whilst welcoming the continuous change that exists within a fast-growing organisation.

Key responsibilities
- Identifying existing and anticipated tasks that should be delegated
- Build strong relationships with, develop and maintain a knowledge of the strategy of the group, its clients, business contacts and resources
- Responding to emails to the Managing Director and first point of contact for simple client matters
- Time and diary management, using own initiative to develop and maintain systems to promote efficiency
- Attend and contribute to team meetings as required, including post meeting action plans.
- Travel arrangements
- Assist with financial and transactional management, i.e. expenses, preparing reports
- Support colleagues as and when required
- Management of company social media account
- General administrative support

Key Skills
- Discretion and reliability with a good understanding of tact and diplomacy
- Time management
- Strong Microsoft Office skills
- An understanding of working in a professional Tax, Financial or Legal service driven environment is preferable
- Confident and professional manner with the ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues
- Excellent communication skills and ability to interact at all levels
- Collaborative and supportive of the business and its initiatives
- Adaptable and open to change, showing a willingness and confidence to make suggestions for change where appropriate
- Strong organisational skills and excellent project management
- A strong team player
- Being proactive, innovative and focussed is essential

Starting wage for this role is £27,000 - £31,000 + and extensive benefits package including private healthcare and potential profit sharing.