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DATE ADDED: Fri 15/05/2020

Executive Assistant, London

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Competitive

Macquarie Capital is looking for an Executive Assistant to support their Principal Finance business on a nine-month fixed term contract. This is a maternity cover.

As an Executive Assistant in Macquarie Capital, you will find that the work is fast paced and varied. You will be expected to take ownership of multiple diaries and the teams frequent travel arrangements.

You will be expected to take an organised, proactive and personable approach to ensure consistent co-ordination on a global level. Working closely with other Executive Assistants, you will also coordinate team and client events and help oversee the day to day running of the office.

Your key responsibilities will include:
  • assisting the Principal Investment Officer and a local team of 8
  • extensive diary management on a global level including various time zones
  • booking and confirming travel arrangements including flights, accommodation, visas, transfers, meetings and restaurants
  • meeting and contact management on salesforce
  • event management and coordination
  • project management and coordination
  • assisting new starter set-ups, transfers, visitors and exit
  • managing phone calls, taking messages and redirecting when necessary
  • ad hoc requests for the broader team
  • compilation and processing of expenses on Concur
  • processing purchase orders and invoices on Coupa; ensuring approvals are actioned as needed
  • coordination of documents for meetings including sourcing background information and supporting documentation, printing, binding, scanning where required
  • providing support for other Executive Assistants when required.

To be successful in this role you will be highly organised and have excellent time management skills. You will also have the ability to work well under pressure, manage a high workload, conflicting priorities and deadlines effectively. You will be resourceful and have the ability to work independently as well as within a team.

You will also have:
  • have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • be a positive and approachable individual with the willingness to go beyond the scope of the usual job description
  • have advanced skills in Outlook, Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint.

If this sounds like your next role, then please apply now.

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets and Principal Investments underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 29 offices transacting across 19 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.