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Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products and services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.
Fitch complies with all laws governing employment in each jurisdiction in which it operates, and provides equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All applications will be considered without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, and other status protected by applicable laws.
We are looking for a capable team administrator to support the Fitch Ratings office in Frankfurt along with two other administrators. You will be working in a fast paced, collaborative team culture and will be expected to have enthusiasm for the administration profession, and an interest in learning about the business and the financial services industry in general. Your responsibilities will include:
Providing general administrative support such as setting-up meetings, conference calls and video conferences; telephone coverage, distributions of mail, binding for presentations, scanning and pdf documents, etc.
Co-ordinating extensive travel arrangements, visa applications, and other relevant travel documentation for the team
Expense claim preparation and liaising with Accounts Dept. when required
Acting as a point of contact for analysts when they are travelling - managing their telephone calls and calendars.
Diary support for Senior Directors
Provide cover for other admins/PA within the office
Scheduling rating committees and assisting the committee chairperson, distributing rating committee papers
Covering reception duties and meeting external visitors when cover is needed.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion where needed.
You will have extensive experience in a team administrative role, preferably with some experience in the financial industry. You have a positive and collaborative personality, willing to roll up your sleeves and "muck in". As support is provided to the teams as a whole not just one person, it involves managing a number of conflicting priorities and a calm manner as well as the ability to demonstrate initiative and flexibility to accommodate business needs, good common sense and a logical approach to work are essential for succeeding in this role.
To be considered for this role you must also be able to demonstrate the following:
Excellent computer literacy in MS Office packages, including Word, PowerPoint and Outlook, knowledge in SAP would be a benefit
High degree of proficiency in both spoken and written German and English; no other languages required but welcome
Close attention to detail and accuracy
Enthusiastic and energetic
Strong Team player
Excellent organisational and time management skills, the ability to prioritize own workload and to juggle a number of different tasks.
Ability to work autonomously with minimal supervision.
What can you expect from us?
Fitch is a truly global business employing highly skilled and engaging people from diverse backgrounds
The role will be varied giving you the opportunity for learning and development on the job, as well as access to training.
You will be coached and supported to give your best performance.
We enjoy spending time with one another as a team and having some fun along the way, with a variety of formal events, such as our annual team build, but also more informal ad-hoc things such as team lunches.
Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.
For more information about this policy, please visit the code of ethics and conduct page - http://www.fitchratings.com/web/en/dynamic/about-us/code-of-ethics-and-conduct.jsp
Internal Number: 6110666
About Fitch Ratings
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