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PA to Chief Financial Officer position, Newcastle Upon Tyne

More info for this full time permanent job role in Newcastle Upon Tyne placed by BMC Recruitment Group ending on 26th April 2019

PA to Chief Financial Officer

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Our client is leading service based organization who have a head office based in Newcastle. They are looking to recruit a PA to the CFO initially on Maternity Cover.

Key Responsibilities -

  • Working with the CFO to anticipate his needs and be responsive, ensuring tasks are completed smoothly and efficiently with minimal input.
  • Diary management
  • Arranging meetings internal and external
  • Ensuring CFO is prepared with any background info./papers required for meetings
  • Arranging travel and accommodation UK and overseas for CFO and wider finance team
  • Electronic filing of all email correspondence received on behalf of CFO
  • Responding to emails on behalf of CFO, anticipating responses where possible and liaising with CFO where not
  • Delegating tasks to other members of the team on behalf of CFO, following up to ensure completion and compliance with any deadlines. Communicate the delegation of tasks effectively.
  • Keeping a record of CFO outstanding tasks and discussing regularly to ensure completion
  • Attending meetings, producing minutes and following up on actions
  • Drafting of Board and Committee papers (e.g. SMI Strategy update).
  • Compiling agenda packs for Committee meetings, liaising internally and with external parties regarding reporting deadlines. Some liaison with Board/Committee members with regards to meeting arrangements. Complete Audit Committee Papers.


  • Project administration (as and when required)
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills.
  • Be able to communicate efficiently and effectively and build relationships.
  • Be responsive to requirements and anticipate needs and impacts of other changes e.g. meeting cancellations.
  • Excellent IT Skills, particularly Word and Excel. Working knowledge of PowerPoint would be useful.
  • Previous experience as a PA to a Finance Director/CFO is desirable but not essential.
  • Previous experience as a PA is essential.
  • This position is likely to last for 9-12 months

Posted on: 15/03/2019

Listed to: 26/04/2019

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

Type of Employment: permanent, full time ~37 hours

Salary Amount: GBP £28000

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