Virtual Assistant- home based
Our client is looking for a conscientious and motivated individual with excellent oral and written communication skills to act as a virtual assistant part-time for approximately 10 hours per week.
This is a home working role but we would ask you to come to our office in London for the occasional internal meeting. You will be joining an entrepreneurial team consisting of both technology specialists and tax professionals.
Please note that candidates should be UK based only and live within reasonable distance from London as they will be required to come into the London office from time to time.
Our client helps companies to access government incentives related to technology and innovation to determine and assess technological innovation that is eligible for technology tax reliefs.
Using your organisational skills, experience and knowledge, your role will be to assist and support the consulting team.
- Ideally three years or more experience in a similar or other professional services role
- Strong computer and internet research skills, in particular MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Complete awareness of the importance of confidentiality at all times
Your responsibilities will include:
- diary management
- project management
- email management
- booking travel
- liaising and coordinating meetings with clients
- support with marketing activities, including trade show and event planning, marketing collateral, communicating with external creative service providers
- proof reading documents and reports as necessary for literacy and numerical accuracy
- preparing client reports and financial data
- communicating with all levels of internal management and staff, as well as outside clients and suppliers
- handling special administrative projects
This role brings with it the need for absolute confidentiality, client awareness, self-discipline, punctuality, attention to detail and pride in all aspects of the job. You will be expected to manage your own time as work demands and work as a diligent member of a team, you will need to be well organised, good humoured and have a strong work ethic.
Rewards of the role:
You would be joining a Company that is growing fast. This is a new position, one of several planned for this year and beyond. You will be helping the business to be more efficient and effective. A competitive salary is offered along with a discretionary performance-related bonus.
The team you would be joining:
Everyone in the business has a significant role to fulfill and each colleague is very important to us. You will be exposed to, and working with, a highly qualified group of tax, accounting and technology professionals from a mix of backgrounds and with deep expertise.
Our client offer breadth and depth in the provision of specialist technology-based tax consultancy for corporate clients. Specific areas of expertise include tax reliefs for R&D, patents, video games and animation, specialised capital allowances, and corporate investments. Specialist knowledge of technology tax reliefs is combined with practical experience in engineering and scientific disciplines. These skills are applied in a client-centric way to ensure our clients submit robust and verifiable claims.
The directors have more than 30 years’ direct experience in technology tax relief from a technical and consulting perspective, in addition to wide-ranging experience in industry. Credentials range from founding venture capital-backed technology businesses, to running operating divisions of multinational corporate divisions, to professional and academic qualifications in finance, tax, engineering and scientific disciplines.
How to apply
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity please apply here with your CV and Cover Letter, detailing what makes you feel you are ideal for this position, and our client will be in direct contact. If you are called for an interview you will be asked about your previous experience and suitability for the role. You maybe asked to undertake a numeracy, literacy and psychometric evaluation.
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