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Personal Assistant - TAX

Core Business Services
JOH002MM Requisition #

PA required for up to 5 Partners within the Tax Service Line. Candidate must have corporate PA experience, preferably from a Big 4.

Key Responsibilities

  • Setting up meetings & booking venues
  • Managing diaries
  • Screening calls and assisting clients with various ad hoc tax related queries
  • Screening of emails and redirecting where appropriate
  • Filing, faxing and photocopying
  • Typing reports, e-mail, correspondence etc.
  • Typing of engagement letters and ensuring that conflict checks and client acceptance procedures are carried out
  • All travel arrangements
  • Assist with project administration where necessary
  • Follow-up of outstanding issues with clients and staff
  • PowerPoint presentations
  • Excel Spread sheets
  • Typing and editing of documents - Excellent formatting skills
  • Co-ordinate and follow up on certain projects
  • Take minutes at meetings
  • Arrange client meetings
  • Answering the phones, take messages, other ad hoc tasks


Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 7 years PA experience at an Executive level at Big 4 Audit Firm
  • Must have a Degree (even non-relevant degree)
  • Minimum of 55 wpm Typing
  • Intermediate to Advanced on Office packages

Skills and Behavioural Attributes

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong Computer Skills - Microsoft Office is essential
  • Ability to prioritise and be organised 
  • Must be able to remain calm in high pressure situations - high performing environment


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At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

Please note: Preference will be given to previously disadvantaged individuals


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