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Senior Executive Assistant

Brookhaven, GA 30326

Posted: 06/07/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 17040 Field of Expertise: Administrative Remote Friendly: No

Job Description


Our client, a payment solutions company, is seeking a Senior Executive Assistant for a contract-to-hire role located in Atlanta, GA. This role is fully onsite in the Buckhead area.

Overview

Serves as an assistant to the CFO and backup to other executive officers. Requires discretion, confidentiality, business vocabulary, and detailed knowledge of the operations, procedures, and people. Collects and prepares information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Exercises judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Due to the level of the executive supported, the Senior Executive Assistant must recognize and discern what information may be disclosed to individuals within and outside the organization in order to protect confidences, confidential and proprietary information, and as the information may relate to a publicly-traded company.

Responsibilities:
  • Partners with executive in identifying key opportunity areas while also working to reduce their daily workload. Provides proactivity and tactical expertise in an organized manner.
  • Exercises discretion and confidentiality with sensitive company information.
  • Works independently providing support to senior executive performing a broad range of administrative functions, to include highly sensitive/confidential matters.
  • Acts as a key resource and liaison to other functional areas of the business, building cross-functional relationships as needed.
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism and discretion in the development of communications, memos, and agreements made on behalf of the executive.
  • Researches and prioritizes issues and concerns addressed to the executive. Determines a recommended and appropriate course of action, referral, or response using independent and incisive judgment. Provides information to callers which requires extensive knowledge of company policies, practices, and operations. Accountable for the executive’s meeting commitments and deadlines.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for department staff, regarding corporate policies, procedures and other functional requirements.
  • Drafts, edits, and proofs various types of documents, including correspondence, meeting minutes, and presentation material. Manages complex editorial changes to documents from multiple parties.
  • Coordinates, as needed, with other staff for routing and signatures.
  • Serves as a "gatekeeper" by screening emails, phone calls, and visitors; applying independent judgment to determine the most appropriate allocation of executive's time for scheduled/unscheduled events, meetings, and requests.
  • Acts as liaison with the senior management team. Interfaces with all levels of employees and external associates.
  • Facilitates internal communication (e.g. distribute information and schedule presentations).
  • Determines methods and procedures for new assignments. Provides more efficient ways to manage the office functions and troubleshoot malfunctions.
  • Review and recommend changes to policies/guidelines, processes.
  • Performs research and handling of special projects.
  • Based on knowledge, may meet with visitors, in place of executive, to discuss, review, or evaluate latest project matters.
  • Manages, plans, organizes, and verifies executive's calendar while maintaining contact information.
  • Accepts event/meeting invites, on behalf of the executive, as scheduled time permits. May represent executive in meetings unable to attend.
  • Answers, screens, responds to or routes incoming phone calls; opens and prioritizes mail. Reads, reviews, and responds to emails on behalf of the executive.
  • Organizes meetings/events, both on and off-site, which may include extensive arrangements, depending on the nature of the meeting and the location of the attendees.
  • Directs and occasionally partners with catering/vendors to order refreshments, as needed. Collaborates with travel department to coordinate travel arrangements, itineraries, and agendas, according to executive's preference; keeping within budget.
  • Prepares expense reports for executive; gathers required documents; researches missing documents or billing discrepancies; submits for processing in a timely manner.
  • Complies with corporate travel policies and expense reporting practices. Monitors business expenses/budget for the department; prepares and produces reports for executive review and approval. May provide budget recommendations. May assist or perform invoice analysis as needed.
  • Procures office supplies and monitors and may manage budget for functional area.
  • May assist or mentor other EAs in the organization.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 8+ years of experience
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Certification preferred
  • Proficiency with Google Suite preferred

 

Pay Rate: $55.93-$57.93/hour

Meet Your Recruiter

Brigid Lipps
Recruiting Manager

Brigid is the Recruiting Manager for Corps Team and has been with the company for 12 years. She is a PHR, SHRM-CP, and HR Generalist certified professional with over 20 years of Recruiting and HR experience. She is driven to make a difference in the lives of candidates and clients by connecting great talent with great companies.

Brigid leads a team that recruits nationally across various industries and for positions in Human Resources, Accounting & Finance, Sales & Marketing, Administration, Management, and more. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Mount St. Joseph University and stays up to date on recruiting trends through continuous education from her certifications.

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