Administrative Assistant

Grant Thornton 1/7/2019 2:16:45 PM
JOB ID: 042454 Specialty:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania




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

Position Summary:

The Administrative Assistant is primarily responsible for providing general administrative support as needed across the practices of the Pittsburgh office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist partners, senior directors and managers with general administrative tasks including (but not limited to) scheduling meetings, booking travel, entering expense reports, maintaining client sales system.
Assist the audit and tax practice with administrative and operational assistance including client engagement reports and deliverable preparation.
Assisting office with coordination of marketing events, promotional materials, and proposal production when required.
Process various letters and documentation as needed.
Support the overall operations of the office by building relationships with service line partners, managers, associates, administrative staff, and outside resources.
Seek additional assignments with little supervision.
Meet and greet all visitors, including clients, candidates and vendors.
Answer general telephone number.
Back up other administrative personnel during vacations, lunch hours, and to assist in peak load periods.
Other duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Experience:
Minimum 2-4 years of administrative experience with background in a public accounting or other professional services firm preferred
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint – significant experience with each of these packages is required.
Strong communication skills, self-starter, excellent organizational skills, and excellent attendance record are musts.


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

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: 042454

Pittsburgh, PA
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania