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Date live: Sep. 14, 2023

Business Area: Barclays International

Area of Expertise: Investment Banking

Reference Code: 90374492

Contract: Permanent

Executive Assistant – Banking
Israel, Tel Aviv

As a Barclays Executive Assistant – Banking, you will have an exciting opportunity to provide comprehensive assistance to members of the Banking Coverage (Israel) team, who have contributed to the growth of the Israeli economy by advising on key financing and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions. You will work with talented and highly committed people, within a global setting, and have the opportunity to take on responsibility at an early stage.

Barclays is one of the world's largest and most respected financial institutions, with 329 years of success, quality, and innovation behind us. We offer careers that provide endless opportunity – helping millions of individuals and businesses thrive and creating financial and digital solutions that the world now takes for granted.

Colleagues who perform ‘onsite’ roles will spend four or five days a week working onsite, depending on the requirements of their role and business area.  Please discuss the working pattern requirements for the role you are applying for with the hiring manager.  Please note that as we continue to embed our hybrid working environment, we remain in a test and learn phase, which means that working arrangements may be subject to change on reasonable notice to ensure we meet the needs of our business. 

What will you be doing?
•    Organising meetings and functions at internal/external venues which may involve influential contacts in Israel and overseas 
•    Managing calendars actively for senior bankers; scheduling complex internal as well as client calls/meetings over several time zones
•    Leading and coordinating roadshows for visiting Barclays bankers/teams
•    Booking travel and accommodation, as well as itineraries including, visas, foreign currency etc
•    Ensuring all compliance approvals are met for any Cross Border travel and client entertainment
•    Responding to/resolving a wide range of queries, channeling to the appropriate area 
•    Managing expenses for Senior Banking Team, ensuring corporate cards are expensed within deadlines and no past dues recorded
•    Managing CRM for client interactions

What we’re looking for:
•    Relevant experience as a personal or team assistant
•    Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, a high level of both English and Hebrew language proficiency/fluency
•    Experienced in working with MS Office, especially Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Power Point
•    Excellent planning and organisation skills, time management, and a high level of attention to detail

Skills that will help you in the role:
•    Previous experience gained within a global matrixed organisation such as an Investment Bank/a multinational corporation
•    Driven and self-motivated, with a “can do” approach, and a solid work ethic
•    Flexible and resilient, a team player willing to assist the entire team when needed
•    Solid communication skills, including high level business correspondence 

Where will you be working?
The Israeli branch is located in the vibrant financial center of Tel Aviv. The branch provides comprehensive financial advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services for corporations, governments and financial institutions worldwide.



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