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Desk Assistant, Macquarie Capital Americas

New York

Join the Cash Equities team as a Desk Assistant to support our International Sales team in the New York office. This is an opportunity to secure an entry level position at an established and truly global organization where you’ll get the chance to grow a long-term career within Cash Equities.

You’ll have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment where you will be responsible for expense/invoice preparation and payments, coordination of domestic and international travel, assisting with road show coordination, managing supply vendors relationship, managing storage requirements and procuring all office hardware and office supplies. In addition, you’ll work on presentation preparation, such as PowerPoint presentations, proposals and reports on company branded templates, updating client contact research information in our custom database and filling in for other assistants as necessary.  We would expect the individual, once comfortable with the core administrative functions, to take the initiative to develop the sales support function of the role.  This would include developing an understanding of the research product and helping the sales team to package it effectively for our clients.

To be successful in this role you will have the ability to work within a fast-paced environment, where you will show initiative and be resourceful, have strong communication skills and the ability to multi-task and have excellent attention to detail. Additionally, you’ll have the ability to easily adapt to different situations, be able to liaise with senior management in a professional and confident manner and the ability to maintain/manage confidential information.

To be considered for this role you will have:

  • An undergraduate degree
  • Computer proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Mandarin language skills preferred

If that sounds like your next opportunity, please apply today! To learn more about careers at Macquarie please visit

About Macquarie Capital

Macquarie Capital offers global capability in M&A Advisory, Debt and Equity Capital Markets, Principal Finance, and Equity Trading and Research underpinned by deep specialist expertise across a range of sectors. Our people are empowered to think innovatively to address client challenges and originate opportunities, thinking beyond individual transactions to become a trusted adviser and partner over the long haul. From origination to execution, our unique combination of ideas, capital and expertise is transforming opportunity into reality for our clients and partners around the world.

With staff in 35 offices transacting across 31 countries, Macquarie Capital is a truly global business. A role in the team will expose you to a dynamic working environment and the opportunity to contribute to high-profile transactions whilst working in a business with the best people in the industry.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

The diversity of our people is one of our greatest strengths, and an inclusive workplace enables us to embrace that diversity to deliver more innovative and sustainable solutions for our people, clients, shareholders and communities. At Macquarie, you'll be encouraged to be yourself and supported to perform at your best. If you're inspired to deliver on our purpose of ‘empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future’, we want you on our team. If you need adjustments made to the recruitment process, please reach out to your recruiter.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

We equip our people with the support to work in a range of flexible ways. Talk to us about what working arrangements would help you thrive.


About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at

Job no: MacCap-958017
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: New York
Category: Mid-level, Junior, Administration & Support
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Equities
Recruiter: Lisa Ferrara
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