Senior Executive Assistant


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Published on 10/07/2024
Job location London
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Are you looking for a career move that will put you at the heart of a global financial institution? Then bring your skills in administrating, supporting Senior Managers and communication to Citi’s Legal team.

By Joining Citi, you will become part of a global organisation whose mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress.


Team/Role Overview 

There is an opportunity in our Legal team for a Senior Executive Assistant (EA) to provide proactive and professional support and report to the Legal Head of Banking and International at Citigroup. It will be based in London.

The individual filling this role will be responsible for handling correspondence, managing calendars and appointments, arranging meetings and conference calls, making travel arrangements and providing other administrative tasks. In addition, they will assist the Legal Head of Banking and International with preparation of materials (including reports and presentations) and gathering of pertinent information.


What you’ll do

  • Directly support a Senior MD-level manager on a 1:1 basis and helping support an entire department; Managing day to day calendar
  • Coordinates all aspects of executive level manager appointments, meetings, receptions and conference calls
  • Assist with creation/modification of presentations, spreadsheets, and other various documents; May prepare and review materials and correspondence for meetings
  • Coordinates travel arrangements; prepare and distribute schedules/agendas for travel
  • Prepares, reconciles, and tracks expense reports through Travel and Entertainment Expense system
  • Orders supplies and process invoices through Procure to Pay system; Process and follow-up on Virtual Requests; Assists in ad-hoc reports special projects as needed
  • Trains, coaches or guides other administrative staff when required
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behaviour, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency


What we’ll need from you

  • Previous Executive Assistant experience preferably within a global, large and complex financial services or similar organization
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically with Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Must excel at multitasking (organizational skills), to handle multiple and competing demands with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal supervision, with demonstrated sound judgment
  • Ability to prioritise and escalate if conflicting priorities cannot be managed
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly gain command of new systems
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented


What we can offer you 

This is a role that’ll offer you the opportunity to build an in-depth knowledge of Legal. Every day there will be new business challenges that will help you develop new skills that can drive your career.

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:

  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure A discretional annual performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave Special discounts for employees, family, and friends
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources


Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energized to join us, motivated to stay, and empowered to thrive.


Sounds like Citi has everything you need? Then apply to discover the true extent of your capabilities. 



Job Family Group:

Business Strategy, Management & Administration

Job Family:

Administrative Support

Time Type:

Full time

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