Executive Assistant

Grant Thornton - Dallas, Texas
8/23/2017 6:30:36 PM
037880




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 42,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.

Executive Assistant

Position Summary:

The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to a partner and several managers in the Client Experience practice.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Interact with external clients, and answer and respond to phone calls received by partners and managers.

Provide general administrative support (type correspondence, answer telephone, schedule appointments, open mail, copying, faxing) for partner and managers.

Use Microsoft Suite extensively to prepare professional documents including letters, memos, proposals, presentations, spreadsheets and billing statements.

Plan and set up meetings and teleconferences both internally and externally.

Plan and coordinate special events.

Interact with corporate travel group to coordinate travel arrangements and prepare itineraries.

Maintain electronic calendars for partner and managers.

Understand the firm’s service lines, industries and client engagement structure in order to work effectively with all levels of employees and clients.

Communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of client personnel and client service personnel. Understand and anticipate customer service needs and administrative needs and delivers high quality service and results.

Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:
High school degree or equivalent required.
Five to seven years of administrative support experience in a corporate or professional services environment.
Advanced skill level with Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Must have experience supporting multiple executives, partners, and managers.
Ability to prioritize multiple assignments.
Treats sensitive or confidential information with appropriate discretion.
Ability to take initiative, self directed and results-oriented.

Preferred Skills and Experience:
College degree preferred.
Moderate level accounting or financial knowledge preferred.

Benefits:

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits, please visit http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd., one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 58 offices across the U.S., with more than 565 partners and 8,000+ employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.






Requisition ID: 037880

Dallas, TX
Dallas, Texas






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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