Administrative Assistant

Recruiter
Advantage xPO
Location
Westport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 22, 2016
Closes
Oct 20, 2016
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

This is a Temp-Perm opportunity at a global leader in the financial industry. Great opportunity for a recent grad to grow within a great environment or a seasoned professional to round out their skills. This role is onsite at our clients, an elite hedge fund. Job Title: Administrative Assistant Position Summary: We are currently seeking an exceptional candidate who has the initiative, organizational skills, creativity, and conceptual intelligence we need to support Managers. The Administrative Assistant should enjoy working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and juggling a large number of priorities. The ideal candidate would have the ability to manage a variety of administrative tasks on a daily basis. We are looking for an exemplary communicator - in writing, over the phone, and in person - who is also extremely detail-oriented and organized. Candidates must be willing to give and receive constructive feedback and find ways to improve internal processes and procedures. Exceptional candidates will grow their responsibilities over time, limited only by their skills and ability. Position Requirements:Proficiency in Outlook, Excel, and Word, along with a general comfort level with learning and using new software toolsPrior administrative experienceExceptional organizational skills; ability to prioritize multiple, sometimes competing tasks without sacrificing quality of workExcellent verbal and written communication skillsMust be willing to give and receive constructive feedback and find ways to improve internal processes and proceduresAbility to make decisions within a fast-paced environmentCommon sense approach to problem solving and prioritizationAble to meet tight deadlines and a willingness to elevate when tasks are at risk of failure or cannot be completed in a timely mannerFlexible, open-minded, and comfortable asking questionsTeam player, who is professional and has a strong attention to detail Responsibilities:Proactively managing and maintaining Outlook calendar for Manager including questioning attendance requests; executing on heavy scheduling demands from internal and external parties; communicating with meeting attendees regarding scheduling delays and changesBeing pro-active in identifying areas in which he/she can leverage responsibilities for the Manager

Company Description:

Advantage xPO is part of the Advantage Resourcing group, which is among the ten largest global staffing firms. Advantage specializes in providing contingent and permanent workforce solutions in the following recruitment areas: Engineering/Technical, Information Technology, Scientific, Finance/Accounting, Human Resources, Clerical and Light Industrial. With over 250 offices internationally, the group's 7,000 customers include many of the world's leading banking, technology and industrial companies.