City, Bristol Hargreaves Lansdown
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Our purpose is to empower people to save and invest with confidence. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at HL.

About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity available for an Executive Assistant (EA) to support our Group Chief Risk Officer (GCRO) and her Senior Leadership team (SLT). This is a varied and fast paced role which will give you exposure to working with Leadership in a FTSE 250 company.

You will become an integral part of the Risk and Compliance function, as you provide administrative and secretarial support to help the team to make the best use of their time through a high level of structure and prioritisation activities.

What you'll be doing

Effectively manage diaries and schedule meetings, maximising best use of time and trouble shooting where necessary
Manage travel arrangements, booking transport and accommodation where necessary
Act as first point of contact with people from both inside and outside the organisation, and respond to general telephone enquiries, dealing with queries and forwarding to the relevant stakeholder
Manage email accounts, providing a discreet and effective service, identifying urgent correspondence, and responding on behalf of when required
Co-ordinate, attend and organise meetings, preparing and printing documentation (where necessary), including minute taking and action tracking and follow-up
Reminding the Accountable Executive of important tasks and deadlines
Processing expenses using the internal system (Workday)
Ensuring mandatory e-learning is up to date across the SLT and wider team
Any personal tasks as and when needed
Supporting additional SLT members with ad hoc tasks including diary management, finance related activities (such as creating Purchase Orders and reconciling invoices in Workday), recruitment support and maintaining organisational charts.
Working closely with the Head of GCRO Office
Organising monthly team collaboration days

About you

Previous EA experience supporting Directors and senior management within a Financial Services environment
An aptitude for learning new systems will complement your thorough knowledge of Microsoft Suite/ Outlook.
Accomplished in forging effective relationships at all levels, skilled at influencing, negotiating and managing challenging conversations with ease
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Problem solving skills - with the ability to use own experience to develop pragmatic solutions and resolve complex issues
Able to work in a team or alone and effectively collaborate to achieve common goals plus the ability to self-manage competing workloads & effectively prioritise
Operate professionally with discretion, able to manage sensitive data appropriately

Interview process

The interview process for this role will consist of a competency-based interview and introductions to key stakeholders.

Working Schedule

This role is based in Bristol head office, BS1 5HL. This role is permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday. We have returned to the office, however for this role we offer a hybrid flexible working pattern to enable you the option of working from home and coming into the office.

Why us?

Here at HL, we're the UK's number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we've helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams, and a great ethos. We're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

What's on offer?

Discretionary annual bonus & annual pay review
25 days holiday plus bank holidays and 1-day additional Christmas closure time
Option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year at annual enrolment
Flexible working options available, including hybrid working
Enhanced parental leave
Pension scheme up to 11% employer contribution
Sharesave scheme - have a real stake in HL's future
Income Protection & Life insurance (4 x salary core level of cover)
Private medical insurance
Health care cash plans - including optical, dental, and out patientcare
and an Employee Assistance Programme
Gympass - gym memberships and wellbeing apps available
Variety of travel to work schemes with free bike storage and shower facilities
An inhouse barista serving subsidised coffee and snacks
Join HL's sports, I&D networks and volunteering groups (two paid volunteering days per year)
LifeWorks Discounts on services, restaurants and retailers

dependant on role level

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. We'd love to hear from you!

Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis - please ask the Recruitment & Onboarding team for more information.

Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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