Executive Assistant

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Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Administration, Hybrid working

  • Provide day-to-day support to our Specialist Tax Partners in Sydney
  • Respectful & supportive teams
  • Balance work from home with collaborative team connection days

Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of the Grant Thornton global network – one of the world's leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

In Australia, we’re proud to support the careers of over 1,500 remarkable people. With six offices nationally and partner firms in more than 145 markets, wherever you want to go, we can take you there.

About this role

We are seeking a highly organised, adaptable and resilient Executive Assistant to support our Sydney Specialist Tax division on a permanent basis.

Key responsibilities

This is a dynamic role in which no two days will be the same, with key responsibilities including (but not limited to):

  • Diary management / meetings for both staff and clients – arranging client meetings and managing bookings, as well as catering and room bookings.
  • Coordinate and manage travel and travel-related activities
  • Coordinate client and firm events
  • Debtors / Fees – prepare emails and send to clients to follow up outstanding debts; run WIP reports and supply listing summaries to Partners / Managers
  • Execute expenses, timesheets and invoices
  • Format documents, presentations and preparing letters in line with GT brand guidelines
  • Database and system management – update ATO Portal, MYOB, Salesforce and other tools
  • Other ad hoc administrative tasks as required

Skills & experience

You will be a responsive individual with a ‘can-do’ attitude, who approaches problems with a solutions mindset. You display a high level of initiative, multi-tasking and adapting quickly to last-minute changes; you are able to anticipate the needs of your stakeholders before and as they arise. You are a conscientious person who takes care and pride in their work, endeavouring to always deliver to a high standard of quality with;

  • Previous experience in an office administration role, ideally providing support to a team or multiple business leadersm within a professional services environment
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills gained within an internal client-facing environment
  • Understanding of the importance of ensuring confidentiality at all times while handling sensitive information
  • Conscientious with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation, timekeeping and prioritisation skills
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word

If you’re interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do remarkable things are possible. We’re a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We’re driven by our shared purpose – we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you’ll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities – building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You’ll be supported, motivated and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You’ll be empowered to build a career path that’s tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we’ll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • Flexible working options available
  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction
  • Balance work from home with collaborative team connection days
  • Work alongside collaborative leaders and industry experts
  • And many more!

Need some help applying or participating in the recruitment process?

We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

Should you have questions or require any adaptations or additional support for your individual circumstances so you may perform at your best during the application or recruitment process please contact Betty, from our Talent Acquisition team, on gttalentscouts@au.gt.com

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.

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