Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

Sky | Osterley, TAS, AU

Posted 10 days ago

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Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.

This role is an exciting opportunity to join our Commercial Finance Team as a PA working with two of our important Finance teams. You will be part of teams that are integral throughout the company, looking after at least one Director of Finance and their direct reports (including Finance Directors and Heads of Finance).

You will need to thrive in a fast paced and demanding environment, possess strong attention to detail, bring a sense of fun and energy to the world of work, establish and maintain excellent working relationships at all levels, and be able to work autonomously as well as being a team player.

What you'll do:

Proactive diary management – organising and maintaining very busy and constantly changing diaries, booking meeting rooms, organising video and teams calls across multiple territories, including Comcast and other external companies
Handling travel – domestic and international travel itineraries, flights, rail, and taxi’s
Confidence working across multiple time zones
Providing professional and effective administrative support – hospitality orders, preparing agenda’s/materials, meeting and greeting visitors, processing expenses, IT and HR support
Acting as a delegate to managers for Sky systems including Ariba, Spark and Workday for all administrative functions required
Organising team away days and events throughout the year
Assisting new starters
Ad-hoc requests and support for leadership teams
Holiday cover for Commercial Finance PAs

What you'll bring:

Prior experience working as a Personal/Team Assistant in a fast-paced corporate environment
Good knowledge of and proficiency in using: Microsoft Office Package; Work, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel and database systems
Confident, friendly, approachable manner with a flexible, can-do attitude
Exceptional organisational skills, good time management and an eye for detail
Proven ability to work under pressure
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to show maturity and initiative in often pressured and confidential situations
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), able to build effective relationships internally and externally
Ability and willingness to take on new and different challenges
Pro-active team member with excellent interpersonal skills and capability to create rapport at all levels. Equally able to work independently
Desire to achieve excellence, taking pride in the role

Commercial Finance

Commercial Finance is at the heart of Sky’s success. Our business partnering model is central to our role as a trusted advisor to the Exec and business. We strive to be a world-class Commercial Finance team - that means we’re forward looking and restless. Our work provides the support for great decisions and financial out-performance through quick, clear actionable insight alongside building best in class analytical and cost transformation capabilities. We recognise that getting the best from our team is the key to success, providing excellent development, support and progression in a diverse, inclusive and high-performance environment.

The Rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
A generous pension package
Private healthcare
Discounted mobile and broadband
Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

How you'll work:

We know the world has changed, and we want to offer our employees the chance to collaborate at our unique office spaces, whilst enjoying the convenience of working from home.

We've adopted a hybrid working approach to give more flexibility on where and how we work. You'll find out more about what this means for this role during the recruitment process.

Your office base:


Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There’s also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we’ve been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we’ve committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We’ve also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait? 

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you. 

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.