Corporate Finance | Team Assistant

Recruiter
FTI Consulting
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Apr 2018
Closes
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About FTI Consulting:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology. We are a company of more than 4,600 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $1.8 billion, with offices located in every major business centre in the world.

Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialised expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.

FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.

About Corporate Finance:

Our Corporate Finance practice focuses on the strategic, operational, financial and capital needs of businesses. Our teams provide a wide range of financial and operational restructuring services and advice to underperforming and financially stressed businesses, their lenders and shareholders across all industries, including a number of FTSE 100 organisations.

About the Role:

We are seeking a Team Assistant with exceptional all-round skills on a permanent basis to support the Business Transformation team within Corporate Finance. This role is suited to someone who enjoys a full, challenging and varied day with a strong team ethos and can-do attitude. The role may require overtime as needed, sometimes at short notice.

Key Responsibilities:

General admin and secretarial support to the team

Managing contacts on Outlook, maintaining the relationships and communications as required

Managing expenses and invoices and ensuring prompt submission and payment

Preparing and collating internal and external documentation, ensuring formatting is in line with company templates and standards using Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook

Booking international and local travel for the teams as required

Management of calls, actioning as appropriate

Scheduling of meetings, management of calendars, preparation of external / internal correspondence, telephone and visitor screening, travel arrangements, coordination of meetings and booking internal meeting rooms, arranging client or supplier breakfast / lunches / dinners

Education and Qualifications:

PA/Secretarial qualification advantageous

Skills and Competencies:

Ability to prioritise workload and to deal with multiple parties and requests

Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy, both verbally and in writing with all levels of the organisation

Ability to work under time pressure and be available as needed

Strong attention to detail with strong organisational skills

Strong interpersonal skills required to maintain collaborative working environment

Strong team player

Proven ability to work with limited direction

Ability to handle confidential issues with utmost sensitivity

Strong levels of discretion and integrity

Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Experience:

Demonstrable team assistant/PA/administration/office junior experience, ideally supporting a large team

Experience of working with a professional services environment advantageous

Experience dealing with international time zones

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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