Senior Secretary, Part time 2 days/wk (Mon & Fri), 12 Month FTC

London (Central), London (Greater)
22 Aug 2017
22 Sep 2017

Senior Secretary, Part time 2 days/wk (Mon & Fri), 12 Month FTC

What impact will you make? The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen in our Real Estate Tax team for a Senior Secretary who wishes to work in a high energy professional services firm. 

Role description

This role will be supporting 1 Partner, as well as a busy team from Director to Manager.


London, Athene Place


09:30 – 17:30 Monday and Friday (Job share works Tues – Thurs)


  • Provide highly professional support for the partner and team
  • Organisation of extensive meetings, lunches, dinners, etc.
  • Global travel arrangements for members of the team
  • Inputting timesheets and expenses for partners
  • Telephone liaison and message taking
  • Maintain contacts system on Outlook and SMARTnet at regular intervals
  • Coordinating signing, filing, photocopying and mail distribution
  • Research using firm’s databases
  • Working as part of the Real Estate Tax secretarial team
  • Providing cover for and assistance to other secretaries as required
  • Establish a rapport with very senior level clients, partners and staff
  • Produce high quality PowerPoint presentations where necessary
  • Ability to format high level complex documents in Word
  • Agenda production and meeting preparation where necessary
  • Using knowledge of business to support partners
  • Building and maintaining relationships with overseas contacts – both internal and external
  • Using a sound knowledge of the Business and partner client group/peer group to provide day to day senior level support
  • Liaise with external contacts/client groups on behalf of partner
  • Ad hoc tasks for partners and team when required


  • Accurate typing (60 – 70 wpm)
  • Advanced IT skills to include MS Word, Excel and Power Point essential
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Proficient in use of email, calendar and internet
  • Significant experience supporting staff at a high level
  • Ability to use own initiative and work autonomously as well as part of a team
  • Must have an adaptable, keen and flexible approach; some out of hours assistance will be required and therefore the successful candidate must be reliable, punctual and attentive to support this very busy team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise a very heavy workload and work effectively under pressure
  • Professional telephone manner
  • Diplomatic, discreet, polite and patient
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build and maintain relationships with senior executives, clients and suppliers
  • Attention to detail and willingness to see tasks through to the end
  • Constantly exercise confidentiality, discretion and personal  sensitivity in all aspects of the role

You are here: Tax

Our business spans the full range of tax activities and by integrating these specialist areas when forging a team for the client, we can deliver the best advice to that client, wherever in the world they operate. Internally, the tax department is split into three main areas: Business Tax, Indirect Tax and Global Employer Services.

Our consultative approach adds significant value to our clients’ businesses and makes a tangible difference to their profits. As a result, you’ll get to work with a variety of clients, across a wide range of industry sectors, from large multinational companies to entrepreneurs and other high net worth individuals. This variety of work means you’ll gain broad and in-depth knowledge of business. As well as providing coaching in key financial, business, consulting and legal skills, we’ll also give you all the support you need to gain valuable professional qualifications.

About Deloitte

Our Purpose & Strategy

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.

What do we do?

Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit and Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.

What do we value?                   

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service.  We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.

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