Administrative Assistant

London (West), London (Greater)
08 Aug 2019
05 Sep 2019
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance, Legal
Contract Type
Full Time

Place Recruitment has an amazing new role for an administrative assistant in one of the biggest global hedge fund companies in London, led by one of the top global hedge fund leaders.

A great opportunity not to be missed working in a fantastic company with excellent benefits, a competitive salary, bonus structure and potential for progression.

The office is based in the West End and is an incredible place to work, with a fully stocked kitchen and is very impressive with a general wow factor!

The administrative assistant will provide support to 4 executives within the Investment Services department. The ideal candidate will be polished and robust, with solid experience within a legal and/or compliance department. The role could suit a candidate with PA/TA experience within a legal firm.

We are looking for someone to start ASAP!

General Duties:

The role is back office operations based and covers a broad spectrum of duties. You will be looking after the new Head of Law, 2 Compliance officers and a HR officer.

  • Diary management, booking appointments and conference rooms, organising meetings and conference calls. 
  • Domestic and international travel booking.
  • Proof reading of complex documents
  • Creating expenses reports and keeping spreadsheets up to date.
  • Manage phone coverage for team and set up conference calls as needed
  • Participate in elements of the research process
  • Personal assistant functions such as scheduling and reservations if required
  • Work on special projects and Ad hoc duties as required.



  • Ideally 1 - 5 years of relevant experience in a similar admin role, for example as a team assistant/administrator/legal team assistant.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Proof reading skills.
  • Handle queries, calls and issues with professionalism and efficiency.
  • Ability to multitask and priorities assignments while maintaining strong attention to detail.
  • Strong organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Works well within a team and with all levels of staff.
  • Friendly and bubbly, eager to learn.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required.



The company are invested in their people and want to look after their careers, health and well-being. Whilst working there, you are provided with:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance 
  • Income protection 
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition assistance
  • Non-Contributory Pension 


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