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Assistant Business Manager

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Secretarial
  • Salary: £24 - £25 per hour
  • Job type: Contract/Interim/Temporary
  • Date posted: 08/06/2018
  • Job reference: MM - 4676

Immediate Start

Large International bank based in Canary Wharf is looking for an experienced individual to provide administrative support to the Banking and Business Management teams.

  • Apply discipline in management of business costs including approval for events, conferences etc and out of policy expenses
  • Partner with all areas of Banking Business Management and Controls and other Group wide teams to help ensure smooth running of the Businesses as needed
  • Work on adhoc projects as required where additional resource is needed
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with colleagues
  • Review and approve/reject access requests to Banking floors
  • Run expense reports ahead of invoicing clients
  • Assist in the adherence to the Travel and Entertainment policy and challenge exception

requests to policy

  • Assist with ensuring the corporate card transactions are expensed in a timely fashion and
  • within policy - liaising with Banking PAs
  • Provide support to the New Joiners Team to ensure all requests are processed ahead of new joiners and follow up accordingly
  • Strong attitude towards ownership of tasks
  • Excellent communication skills both verbally and written
  • Strong team player with willingness to help
  • Ability to work accurately and effectively under pressure whilst remaining calm and
  • composed
  • Proactive, with the ability to think ahead
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team

Stakeholder management and leadership.

  • Liaising with colleagues of all levels
  • Liaising with support functions such as Compliance, Legal, Finance, Technology.
  • Role requires strong interpersonal skills, and to foster good relationships with Bankers - in addition to peers across Global Business Management teams. Confidence in presenting and sharing new ideas will be an asset, and similarly to provide a 'check-and challenge' mentality throughout the day to day execution of tasks. To be a trusted and dependable team-member who can be relied upon for a variety of tasks.

Decision making and problem solving.

  • Judgement and problem solving skill required
  • Requires strong attention to detail
  • Role will also require excellent interpersonal and communication skills and good time

management skills to effectively balance conflicting priorities from a range of stakeholders.

Person Specification

  • Strong Micosoft Office skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word (intermediate to advanced)
  • Self-starter and ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • An understanding of Investment Banking would be helpful
  • Highly organised with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to treat confidential information with the utmost discretion
  • Excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills - ability to negotiate effectively and
  • build consensus
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - must be a team player an able to with with others as well as
  • able to work effectively at all levels in an organisation
  • Reporting and database management experience helpful
  • Ability to build strong stakeholder relationships to build trust and co-operation
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced and often high pressure environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident
  • Flexible and resilient
  • Adaptable
  • Approachable
  • Sense of humour, patience
  • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Effective time management skills
  • Awareness
  • Proactive, with the ability to think ahead
  • Financial institution experience preferred

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