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Executive Assistant

Location:  Canberra
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  1 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1503208




What if your most rewarding experiences couldn’t be captured by a resume?


At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.


What's in it for you?

We have a superb opportunity for a highly motivated person with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. Please note the role is offered on a 12 month contract basis.

As an executive assistant, 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.


 Your key responsibilities

  • Organise and manage comprehensive diaries, including travel and accommodation
  • Expense processing, adhering to firm deadlines
  • Meeting scheduling and logistics, including catering and meeting room reservations
  • Assistance with Event Management coordination and logistics
  • Prepare and revise documents including presentations, emails, reports and agendas
  • Provide high level support to a group of Partners and Executives
  • Screening emails, responding and/or actioning as required


What we’re looking for

  • A minimum of 3+ years administration and customer service experience.  
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient user 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 with a sound judgment regarding confidential and sensitive matters 


What we can offer you


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EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders — past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation at


Apply now… we’re over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we’re ready to welcome yours. 

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


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Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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