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Personal Assistant (UK/USA Tax Team)

United Kingdom
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Personal Assistant (UK/USA Tax Team) Job Type: Full Time Permanent Location: Mayfair, London Working Hours: Monday - Friday Salary: £Highly Competitive + Benefits Benefits: We will offer you a competitive package A fully funded study package towards a professional qualification Extensive benefits for you and your family A comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer Sopher + Co strongly believes in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression About Sopher + Co: Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships, and expats. Their roots in Elstree led to their early client base in the media and entertainment industry. Since then, they have grown immensely, with their portfolio now spanning over 20 industries. Their success is within their people - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting their commitment to excellent client experience. The Role Personal Assistant: Sopher+Co are looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to provide full day to day support to our UK/USA tax team. Based in their Mayfair office, you will provide an efficient and smooth service, including extensive diary management and administration support. This is a fast paced and demanding role with a lot of interaction, both supporting the Director and the wider team. Through your commitment and talent, you will make a significant contribution to the growth and ongoing success of the firm from the outset. Day to day duties include, but are not limited to: Diary and email management Arranging meeting and travel logistics Receiving and dealing with telephone calls, re-directing or taking messages and using initiative to deal with queries Preparing and keeping contact lists up to date Preparing expenses sheets and timesheets Generating and managing client status reports Ensuring all client correspondence is filed and up to date on the relevant systems Sending engagement letters and dealing with money laundering Any other duties as requested, including ad hoc tasks About you Personal Assistant: Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. They are looking for people who embrace the 3 C s Change, Challenge and Commitment. We enjoy working with people who can work well with others and in turn enjoy working amongst a diverse team of professionals. Naturally you will be able to offer and demonstrate previous PA/EA experience, within an accountancy practice or professional services firm, ideally within a tax department. You will be confident in working to a high standard, have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work. Ideally you will also have/be: Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Excellent typing skills Proactive, robust and self-motivated, with a drive for ideas, suggestions and improvements Ability to manage own workload Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritise work Attention to detail and problem-solving skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task In addition to the above successful candidate will be organised and commercially minded, displaying a level of flexibility, professionalism, confidence and ability to build successful relationships through trust and credibility. Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business
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  • Job Reference: 705459372-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sopher + Co
    Sopher + Co
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent