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Job Title: Executive Assistant: Deloitte

Salary: Competitive

Employer: Deloitte

Location: Cardiff

Job Category: Enabling functions

Contract Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Job description

Connect to your Industry

This is an opportunity to join a new and dynamic team, critical for the delivery of fast-paced business support to our Senior Director/Associate Partner community. The role will be of interest to those who have a positive attitude, willingness to learn and good organizational skills.  Ingenuity, resilience, and integrity, with an ability to use your own initiative to resolve problems quickly will be key to success in this role.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibilities, please do discuss with us.

Connect to your career at Deloitte

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Connect to your opportunity

Ideal candidates will be looking to start a career in Business Support Services or Executive Assistants that are looking for a new challenge.  You will have access to a comprehensive support and training package designed to equip you with the skills and competence that will be invaluable to you if you wish to explore a career as either an Executive Assistant or other roles within Deloitte.

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Calendar management; scheduling client and senior stakeholder meetings
  • Client relationship; supporting meeting materials, coordinating schedules, organizing logistics and diary invites
  • Travel arrangements; arranging travel, PTA, visas and booking accommodation
  • Expense management
  • Out-of-Office alternative contact; supporting the movement of client emails during periods of absence and leave of Senior Directors
  • Building strong relationships with key client EAs
  • Establishing a rapport with clients, Partners, Directors, and staff
  • Cover during periods of holiday and sickness
  • Ad hoc projects/tasks for Senior Directors
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognized for their contribution

Connect to your skills and professional experience

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Ability to plan, prioritize, multi-task and manage own workload to tight deadlines
  • Proactive and creative approach to problem solving – ability to ‘think outside the box’
  • Diligent, conscientious and with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to draft own correspondence
  • Team Player

Connect to your business – Enabling Functions

Collaboration is central to everything we do at Deloitte. Bringing your individual skills and experience, and sharing your specialist knowledge, is how you’ll make a far-reaching impact. Come join us.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints (e.g., in relation to any financial interests and employment relationships). This can mean that you and your “Immediate Family Members” are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm, and also prohibitions on certain employment relationships (e.g., you are not permitted to hold a secondary employment role with SEC audit clients of the firm whilst being employed by the firm). The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process or you can contact the Independence team upon request.

Connect with your colleagues

“The support that Deloitte offers is great, and the work is always interesting and motivating.”

“We’re in the process of transforming the way we do resourcing, to future proof our offering. It’s exciting and there’s never been a better time to join us.”

Our hybrid working policy

You’ll be based in Cardiff with hybrid working. Our hybrid model enables our people to collaborate, connect and innovate in both a virtual and physical capacity.   As well as remote working, you’ll attend your local office, virtual collaboration spaces and client sites, depending on the requirements of the role.

At Deloitte we understand the importance of balancing your career alongside your home life.  That’s why we’ll support you to work flexibly through our hybrid working policy. Depending on the requirements of your role, you’ll have the opportunity to work in your local office, virtual collaboration spaces, client sites and remotely. You’ll get the chance to meet face to face when needed, while you collaborate and learn from colleagues, share your experiences, and build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Please check with your recruiter for the specific working requirements that may apply for your role.

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