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EY Executive Assistant Trainee Program, Core Business Services - Sydney and Melbourne in Sydney, Australia

Executive Assistant Trainee Program, Core Business Services - Sydney and Melbourne

Core Business Services

Requisition # SYD003TH

Post Date Sep 16, 2019

  • Supportive mentoring and on-boarding programs to set you up for success

  • Opportunity to take on large amounts of responsibility early in your career

  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture

About EY

The opportunity

We are looking for a Trainee Executive Assistant (EA) within the Core Business Services team in Sydney and Melbourne that will continue to grow solid administration skills by learning from, and working with, some of our most experienced EAs. This program takes drive and commitment, but will provide you with the support and training that you will need to succeed. You will gain valuable experiences and build networks that will stay with you throughout your career.

Our Executive Assistant Trainee Program consists of:

12 weeks of training including:

  • A comprehensive induction program

  • 4 weeks of training in our Business Support Centre to get you familiar with our technology and processes

  • 2 week long rotations through each of our four service lines, where you will build your understanding of our business and our clients

  • You will be allocated a mentor, as well as a coach from each part of the business to offer the support and guidance you need as you move through each rotation

  • Followed by a 3 month trial placement period in an allocated EA role whilst still being in the Trainee role

At the end of the 6 months, all Trainees will be considered to transition into a permanent role with EY and encouraged to utilise our formal or informal flexible working practices

Your key responsibilities

  • Diary Management

  • Travel Management

  • Event management coordination

  • Expense preparation and management

  • Prepare expense claims using gT&E

  • Client relationship management and support

Skills and attributes for success

  • A Diploma of Business Administration or Certificate IV of Business Administration (desirable) and 1 -2 years relevant work experience in a customer servicing role ()

  • Energy, enthusiasm, confidence, and a “can do” attitude!

  • Great communication skills, able to build rapport and understanding of others concerns, needs and issues

  • High standard of written and spoken English

  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills

  • Great attention to detail and is service and quality focused

  • Demonstrated problem solving capability

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Quality driven, consistently aiming for high standards

  • A commitment to learning and development

  • Maintains strict discretion and confidentiality

  • Organised and enjoys administration

  • Able to work in a team arrangement

  • Demonstrate EY’s core values - integrity, respect and teaming; building relationships based on doing the right thing; energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead

Who are Core Business Services?

The EY Core Business Services (CBS) team help support the business enablement functions that help keep EY running and maintain its success! As a CBS professional you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional client services, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability.

Areas within CBS include the General Counsel’s Office, Finance, IT, Talent, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management. Join us and be a valued and important member of the team!

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes:

  • e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times

  • career and learning development e.g., career mentoring

  • an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks

Who we are

EY is anoffering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or +61 1800 017 666.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now!

Give yourself the best chance by applying early. Anticipated start date for successful candidates is January 2020.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider.

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