Sarah Rade

Sarah Rade

VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

PROFILE

I am an accomplished and qualified executive assistant with a diploma in Executive Paralegal studies. I spent 12 years in London, working mainly in law firms. I am a task-oriented and organised person. I approach each day with enthusiasm, a proactive and can-do attitude.

WORK

04/2014 – 12/2016

Office and Client Liaison
Manager

Entrepreneur & Management Solutions

  • Client company secretarial – met with clients to
    ensure effecting onboarding
  • Company registrations with governing bodies,
    meeting tax submission deadlines
  • Office management – procurement, supplier
    contracts and office services
  • Debt management
05/2011 – 03/2014

Account Support Associate

Ernst & Young

  • Supported the Financial Services sector
    (Banking/Insurance) across all service lines
    (Advisory, Tax and TAS)
  • Implemented and drove the strategic plan around
    the accounts; drove and completed the revenue
    planning
  • process for each partner and account
  • Managed the financial analysis and tracking of
    account revenue against budget
  • Prepared comprehensive reports for team and
    Exco
  • Project managed proposals, provided relevant
    account knowledge to the team
02/2010 – 03/2011

Marketing Assistant

Webber Wentzel

  • Responsible for all aspects of the tender and
    proposal process, from identifying potential
    tenders and proposals to compiling all necessary
    documentation
  • Collaborated with fee earners and other members
    of the firm from the Cape Town, Johannesburg
    and Rustenburg offices depending on the
    information required, often to tight deadlines
  • Ensured that all documentation on file which may
    be required for the tenders was up-to-date with
    the latest firm statistics, practice overviews and
    credentials
08/2004 – 12/2008

Executive Personal
Assistant

Hogan Lovells, UK

  • Supported the Global Head of Project Finance and
    another four fee earners
  • Organised international travel and extensive diary
    management
  • Proof-read and amended large documents
  • Responsible for the training requirements of the
    department
  • Invoicing and general administration

EDUCATION

2007

Management

The Open University

1996

Executive Paralegal and
Business Studies

Montrose Business Training College

SKILLS

Diary Management
Research
Project Management
Email Management
Travel
Lead Prospecting

HOBBIES

Travel
Travel
Capturing moments
Capturing moments
Yoga
Yoga
Running
Running