Administrative Assistant

Grant Thornton - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
6/21/2018 4:18:03 PM
040448




Grant Thornton is collaborative, entrepreneurial and on the move. As part of a dynamic global organization of 47,000 people serving clients in more than 140 countries, we have the agility and focus it takes to be a leader.
 
Administrative Assistant

Grant Thornton’s supportive culture and commitment to professional excellence separates us from other accounting, tax and business advisory firms. Our partners and staff work collaboratively in a dynamic, global environment to exceed client expectations. We are looking for a like-minded individual who can deliver outstanding service and solutions to our growing list of clients. We are focused on supporting your career objectives and professional growth, and at the same time encouraging a balance between professional and personal life. With this focus and commitment in mind, we have an opening in our Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office for an Administrative Assistant.

Responsibilities:

Provide day-to-day, high-level administrative support to multiple professionals.
Establish and maintain a rapport with internal and external clients while adhering to the highest degree of professional standards and strict confidentiality in matters that require discretion.
Proactively manage electronic calendars and e-mail; anticipate travel needs and arrange complex domestic and international travel including preparing travel documents to work outside of the United States; prepare time and expense reports; and reconcile corporate credit card statements.
Coordinate meetings, conference calls and appointments in domestic and international time zones.
Draft and produce grammatically correct, accurate and complete final correspondence, which include engagement letters, memos and other business communications.
Produce and proofread PowerPoint presentations according to Firm style guidelines, and often within time constraints.
Independently compose routine correspondence and recurring reports.
Provide support with processing client deliverables and other materials.
Prepare executive(s) for client meetings by researching bios and company information.
Create/update client and contact records; create/update opportunities; track activities, and prepare reports in oneView (client relationship database).
Support team with Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credit process.
Perform general office and clerical duties including printing, binding materials and photocopying, etc.
Work as part of our administrative team, including covering our receptionist and administrative team when necessary.
Assist with on-site and off-site office events.
Assist with miscellaneous office tasks/projects as needed.
Use technology to service clients in the most efficient manner.
Seek additional assignments with little supervision.

Qualifications

Required Skills and Experience:
3-5 years of experience at a professional services firm preferred.
Ability to support multiple professionals, multitask, anticipate needs and prioritize projects with minimal supervision. Cooperative work style.
Highly proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and mail merge.
Ability to exercise considerable discretion and independent judgment.
Good organizational skills, high level of accuracy and detail-oriented.
Customer service focused. Naturally like to help people in any way you can.
Strong work ethic; approaches work with a sense of purpose, urgency and ownership.
Ability to demonstrate our values on a consistent basis
Resourceful and agile.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Highly dependable and flexible around overtime.

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 $1.7 billion and operates 59 offices across the U.S., with more than 590 partners and 8,500+ employees in the U.S. and at our Shared Services Center in Bangalore, India.

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: 040448

Philadelphia, PA
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania






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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