Executive Assistant at Ernst & Young (EY)

Job Title: Executive Assistant | Ernst & Young (EY) | Requisition ID: 542542 | Location: Lagos

Key Responsibilities

  • Anticipates Partners’ needs, providing the highest level of initiative and support.
  • Applies strategic business thinking to support Partners, and understands the firm’s business and the Partners’ roles
  • Provides effective representation in communications with all stakeholders whilst modeling the highest levels of customer service.
  • Provides comprehensive diary management, having autonomy to make decisions using initiative to resolve conflicts and exercise judgment on priorities.
  • Keeps Partners informed of itineraries, action items, messages and relevant business issues, both internal and external
  • Prepares Partners for meetings, receiving appropriate materials in advance, conducts research and coordinates with relevant staff members to get pertinent information for business meetings and provides materials in advance
  • Maximizes cost reduction opportunities, utilising preferred travel provider in line with travel and expenses policy.
  • Creates detailed organizational and filing systems for executives, processes documents and expense reports, prioritizes, distributes, and acts on executives’ mail and e-mail.
  • Creates and formats documents electronically, including letters, memos, itineraries, status reports, presentations (PowerPoint), spreadsheets (Excel) and other related documents
  • Maintains highest level of confidentiality in handling files, e-mail and other sensitive client information for the executives and in all aspects of role.

Experience and Skills Required

  • Experience in a corporate professional services environment is required.
  • Experience supporting multiple Partners required.
  • The confidence to engage with senior/high profile contacts and clients and their teams.
  • Strong research skills and Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Attention to detail and ownership for the delivery of high quality work.
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented, with strong project and time-management skills.
  • Must be an excellent communicator – exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills. Excellent grammatical, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Confident with the ability to use own judgment and make decisions in order to prioritise, challenge, negotiate and influence.
  • The ability to plan ahead and anticipate potential problems.
  • A flexible and professional approach, remaining calm under pressure.
  • Knowledge of time zones and best means of travel between multinational locations.
  • Ability to build relationships across diverse teams both locally and globally.

Salary
Competitive.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online