Executive Assistant - Sydney (Part Time - Wednesday to Friday, 12 month contract)

Come and join EY as an Executive Assistant working to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability.


You will have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding EA’s to deliver on our promises to all of their stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning, because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


About the opportunity
As an executive assistant, you’ll develop your skills by providing support services to some of Australia's largest organisations.

Your experience in business communication will help you to build effective relationships with important stakeholders and senior leaders. You’ll have autonomy and clear responsibilities, working in our friendly, collaborative environment.

Your talents will be respected and you’ll be supported in developing the career path you choose. 
In your role as an Executive Assistant you will: 

  • Provide high level support to a small group of Partners and Executives
  • Organise and manage comprehensive diaries, travel and accommodation
  • Screening emails, responding and/or actioning as required
  • Prepare expense claims and timesheets on a weekly basis
  • Screen phone calls and messages, and follow-up actions, referring to the relevant team member when appropriate
  • Prepare and revise documents including presentations, emails, reports, agendas and papers
  • Coordinate client events, internal and external, as required, both within Australia and across Asia Pacific
  • Work as a team across multiple parts of the business, developing relationships and building strong networks externally and internally across the firm.

About you
We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • A least 2-3 years in either previous EA experience or customer service and event support, supporting multiple executives in a corporate environment
  • The demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate in the use of Microsoft Office suites
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication skills including telephone manner and interpersonal skills
  • A strong team member with an ability to work across multiple teams
  • Experience in a professional services environment is highly regarded. 

About us
EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service.
We want to help you reach your goals.  We will challenge you with opportunities that utilise your unique talents, interests and skills. Building on your strengths is just one more way we build a better working world, our goal is to help you achieve yours. Create the career you want and apply today.
The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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