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Junior Desk Assistant, Cash Equities - Macquarie Capital


Are you passionate, eager and looking to start your career as a Desk Assistant? We have a great entry-level opportunity for you where you will be able to develop your skills and push your career forward. This is a fast-paced full time role requiring a positive, confident, and proactive approach so you will be able to work productively in a pressurised environment.

In this role you will be supporting our Macquarie Cash Equities division.

Your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • processing purchase orders and invoices using Coupa, liaising with suppliers and ensuring a timely follow up
  • assisting Executives on booking internal/external meetings and booking rooms/catering etc
  • onboarding new joiners/leavers by following the full internal process
  • making travel and accommodation arrangements and organising visas when applicable
  • processing the team’s monthly Amex/personal expense claims using Concur, ensuring all deadlines are met
  • producing and coordinating documents for board papers and meetings, including printing, binding, scanning
  • general daily admin ad hoc requests and support including organising events for the team
  • taking meeting notes
  • helping our European Equity Portfolio Trading Divisional Director to manage his management info pack with FCA
  • providing support to Corporate Access team when required.
  • Office management duties.


You are a graduate with 0-3 years of experience (some experience is helpful, but not essential) and you will have a good knowledge working with Outlook and Microsoft Office.

You will also have exceptional organisational and time management skills, managing information flow in a timely and accurate manner, and have excellent attention to detail and strong verbal and written communications skills.

You will make decisions accordingly and have a proactive and enthusiastic attitude, with the ability to anticipate needs of your team members. Your discretion when dealing with confidential matters is essential and being able to work as part of a team will be beneficial in this role.

If you are ready to take on a new role in a busy team, we look forward to hearing from you.

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 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

Macquarie is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, gender identity, marriage, civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race (including colour and ethnic or national origins), religion or belief.

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need. 

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 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 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-962169
Work type: Permanent - Full time, Permanent - Part time
Location: London
Category: Junior, Administration & Support
Group: Macquarie Capital
Division: Equities
Recruiter: Klaudia Janicka
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