Executive Assistant - Financial Services

Posted 4 April by Project Recruit

A leading global company is looking for a proactive, well organised and experienced Executive Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis.

Based in central London, it is a unique opportunity for an individual who has a background in financial services and is eager to grow and go beyond the hired role.

The successful applicants should have very strong written and verbal English communication skills, feel comfortable interacting at senior levels and enjoy working in a fast paced and challenging environment. Strong project management skills and ability to remain professional and diplomatic while multitasking and juggling through the tasks are essential at this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage correspondence (email, interoffice, etc.)
  • Manage internal projects and planning department events
  • Organise domestic and global travel, creating expense reports
  • Be proactive in conflict resolution, and thinking outside the box to collaborate and find new solutions
  • Act as liaison for the leadership team and as a proxy for them in meetings and trainings as needed
  • Prepare research/ bios/ etc. for meetings
  • Handle confidential information with a high level of discretion


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5 - 6 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong project management skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, strategic and creative thinking, and decision-making ability
  • Superior attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Distinctive proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Accustomed to "open door" office setting

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Executive Administrative
  • Executive Level Administrative Support
  • PA

Application questions

Do you have at least 5 years of experience in EA role?
Do you experience within financial services?
Do you have exceptional written and verbal communication skills?

Reference: 34828627

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