Team Administrator / Executive Assistant at Grant Thornton Australia

  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Team Administrator / Executive Assistant at Grant Thornton Australia

  • Office admin role within a fast-paced accountancy firm environment

  • Work for a firm that embraces flexibility – hybrid working and 9-day fortnight available


Grant Thornton Australia is a leading audit, tax and advisory firm where care is just as important as capability – because we believe that the experience is just as important as the outcome. With our values at the core, we are creating a unique and constructive culture where we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.


We understand work is just one aspect of your life, so along with a competitive salary you’ll have access to a wide variety of benefits that focus on you and your wellbeing, including:

  • Flexible working options to support you to achieve a more balanced approach to life, including trialling an optional 9-day fortnight model with 100% pay

  • Free annual gym membership to help keep you flexible, fit and healthy

  • Active employee networks and social committees to get you involved in the things you are passionate about

  • Family focused support to suit your parental and / or caregiving needs, including 26 weeks’ parental leave and a parental leave superannuation scheme

  • Mental health and wellbeing resources and coaching, so you look after yourself both inside and out

We are proud to be a workplace that champions a culture of inclusion and diversity where our people are supported, connected and heard. We recognise the importance of individual flexible work options and family-friendly work practices in maintaining diverse, adaptive and high-performing teams. To support you, we are committed to growing authentic and inclusive leaders who create a vibrant and collaborative working environment. Collaboration, Authenticity, Responsibility and Excellence (CARE) are our values and these guide us in supporting our people, our clients and our community to thrive.

Grant Thornton strives for equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We strongly encourage female candidates, Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, people from the LGBTQI+ community and people with disability to apply.

2022 AWEI Silver Employer Award; 2022 Employer of the Year Women in Finance Award; Family Inclusive Workplace Certified 2022/2023; Diversity Council of Australia Certified Inclusive Employer 2021/2022


A fabulous position has become available for a motivated Team Assistant/Executive Assistant with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude to support the Grant Thornton Private Business Tax and Advisory team in Adelaide.

In this fast-paced, varied role, you will undertake a range of administrative tasks to support our team and learn from the best.

  • General administrative duties such as electronic filing, scanning and document management

  • Take ownership of client records and administration across all platforms

  • Collaborate with corporate secretarial team

  • Prepare proposals

  • Create client packs

  • ATO calls and follow ups

  • Workflow scheduling

  • Diary and travel coordination

  • Event management

  • Internal team communication

  • Proactively anticipate needs and support required by the team


This role will suit an individual with at least 3 years administration / executive assistant experience.

As an internal client-facing role, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills are essential, as are a strong attention to detail and an understanding of the importance of discretion when handling confidential or sensitive matters.

A high level of initiative and the ability to anticipate the needs of your stakeholders before and as they arise is a valuable skill that you will develop and utilise.


  • Tech savvy – can pick up systems and processes quickly

  • CRM experience, Salesforce highly regarded

  • Innovative, organised, and efficient – able to bring new ideas and improvements to the table

  • Team player, great communicator

  • Curios – takes and interest in the business and wants to understand it

  • High-level organisation, timekeeping, and prioritisation skills

  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office suite including Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word

If you’re interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

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