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Personal Assistant

Date:  08-Apr-2021

Canberra, ACT, AU

Department:  Audit and Assurance

About our team


The Assurance & Advisory group is a team of dedicated experts who offer a wide range of specialist services including financial reporting and advisory, external auditing and corporate governance. Our team serves many of the largest publically owned companies, private businesses and government organisations.  We have over 1000 audit and advisory professionals, committed to providing the highest standards.



Due to growth we are seeking an experienced Personal Assistant to join our expanding team. This role is perfect if you enjoy building relationships with your team, interacting with clients and proactively volunteering to offer your skills to be involved in projects and team initiatives.


About the role

Working as a valued member of our growing Advisory team, you will be responsible for providing first class support for three Partners.  This is truly an outstanding role where you will be given lots of ownership, accountability and variety in tasks.

Key responsibilities will include:


  • Extensive diary, daily planning and Inbox management for Partners
  • Building relationships with key stakeholders, team members, external clients and the wider business
  • Preparing proposals/bids/tenders for client work ‑ including formatting, inserting complex  diagrams, charts and content
  • Co-ordinating client events and functions
  • Booking travel arrangements including flights and accommodation for Partners
  • Providing ideas/suggestions on how things can be done more efficiently/effectively ‑process improvements
  • Timesheets, WIP and debtor management and expenses for Partners and wider Director group
  • Drafting team communications on behalf of Partners


About you


You will be a clear and confident communicator, with the ability to engage and interact with individuals at all levels.  You are used to a busy, high performance environment; and enjoy being the go to person within a team.  You are a self-learner who constantly thinks ahead, with an acumen for problem-solving.


Demonstrating high levels of initiative, lateral thinking and attention to detail - you are able to stay one step ahead of those you support.  You can confidently anticipate their needs and requirements and when required, will manage upwards and coach to drive outcomes.


Advanced skills across the MS Office suite of products are required for this role.  Assisting with many of the documents that we deliver to clients; a creative flair and keen eye for detail will be essential to your success. Previous experience in a similar role within a large organisation or Professional Services environment, or involvement with bids/proposals/tenders would be highly advantageous. 


Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in different ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.

Next Steps

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By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.

Deloitte is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. 

The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.