TAS Executive

Grant Thornton
27 Jul 2017
21 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role facilitates the smooth functioning of the department, identifying and implementing methods of improving the departmental/office environment and operational efficiency. Assists and co-ordinates departmental employees and practices, ensuring the team is able to maintain an excellent standard of service.

• Highlights areas where improvement can be made to the firm's advisory offering.
• Expands network of contacts both internally and externally.
• Has broad reach in their internal network and proactively identifies opportunities for integration.
• Promoting the advisory team to the wider firm via presentations/office visits where necessary.
• Shows an understanding of the firm's vision, strategy and values and uses this as a foundation in all work.
• Acts as an ambassador for Grant Thornton seeing opportunities to raise brand profile.

• Develop an understanding of the department's services and client mix.
• Keep abreast of industry developments, changes and trends.
• Ensure and maintain the strictest adherence to client confidentiality in all dealings.
• Maintains regular updates and communications with key stakeholders.

• Review and co-ordinate opportunities for personal development of team members.
• Act as a point of contact for team member issues referring to a manager or relevant People and Culture team where appropriate.
• Encourage teamwork and flexibility across the team and work to drive through new initiatives and encourage change.
• If appropriate, co-ordinate and conduct performance review meetings, review skills and identify training needs of the team.
• If appropriate, oversee and undertake recruitment of new team members.

• Co-ordinate and communicate arrangements for departmental changes.
• Oversee and co-ordinate departmental communications.
• Secure services from support functions and monitoring their delivery, ensuring compliance with policy and procedures.
• Support in the introduction of processes to ensure departmental issues are identified, reported and resolved.
• Organise events (for example client seminars, team away days).
• Arrange and attend internal and external meetings.
• Update and formalise processes to ensure that the department complies with risk management requirements.
• Co-ordinate processes to ensure adherence to the firm's corporate style in all correspondence and presentations.
• Support departmental projects.
• Ensure best practices are shared.
• Be a point of contact for the advisory department on specialist subject area.
• Preparation of research and relevant documentation.
• Any other tasks relevant to the role.