Deloitte Senior Administrative Assistant - Houston in Houston, Texas
Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organizations in the United States, specializing in audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services with clients in more than 20 industries. We provide powerful business solutions to some of the world s most well-known and respected companies, including more than 75 percent of the Fortune 100.At Deloitte, you can have a rewarding career on every level. In addition to challenging and meaningful work, you ll have the chance to give back to your community, make a positive impact on the environment, participate in a range of diversity and inclusion initiatives, and find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career. Our commitment to individual choice lets you customize aspects of your career path, your educational opportunities and your benefits. And our culture of innovation means your ideas on how to improve our business and your clients will be heard.Position Summary: This position plays an integral role in supporting the success of the practice by providing a variety of high quality administrative support to the Managing Partner of the Houston practice and other Partners, Principals, and Managing Directors (as directed) in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and critical thinking skills and will be able to perform multiple tasks under deadline pressure while maintaining Deloitte s exacting standards of quality. This position requires a high level of confidentiality and discretion in communications, strong professional and ethical standards, the ability to manage multiple relationships both internally across the firm and externally with clients, excellent time and project management skills, and an ability to understand and adapt to the clients business needs. An advanced proficiency level of administrative skills including communication and computing is required. This position will require flexibility around overtime. Illustrative Duties and Responsibilities AdministrativeProvide administrative support for the Managing Partner of the Houston practice of Deloitte and other internal clients as directed.Coordinate meetings and conferences. May attend department meetings and prepare minutes as directed.Handle sensitive/confidential information requiring a high level of discretion.Develop a good working relationship with all levels of staff in all departments.Cultivate relationships and maintain contact with external clients and their administrative assistants on behalf of the Managing Partner and other internal clients.Function as a backup for other administrative professionals within the group and support other teaming activities as directed.Prepare requisitions for specific office purchases with appropriate authorization and arrange for payment.Search and collect information from various internal/external sources to provide preliminary research.Make time and expense entries accurately in a timely manner.CommunicationCompose business correspondence under direction from the internal client served.Handle all incoming calls proficiently and follow through with issues raised with appropriate parties.Provide communication summaries and place calls on behalf of internal client as directed.Arrange essential mail both paper and electronic to help expedite client actions and avoid missing deadlines.Document CreationPrepare professional business communication documents including memos, letters, invoices and emails with some direction from internal client.Adhere to firm directed formats including fonts and logos for all internal and external communication documents. Organizing and PlanningArrange and reserve conference rooms, catering, audio visual and telephony equipment for meetings and conferences as requested by internal client.Arrange international and domestic travel under guidance from the internal client in accordance with firm policy.Coordinate and arrange logistics for external functions including meetings, conferences, entertainment, receptions and dinner arrangements with minimal direction from the internal client.Prepare official agenda for meetings.Compile materials for training and meetings with minimal direction and instruction from internal client. Filling and Document ManagementDevelop and maintain effective filing system for the management of internal client needs and requirements, including classified and confidential files.Maintain contact details for internal client (business contacts, etc.).Process records for destruction or disposition with supervision.Maintain and update electronic files in various firm systems including but not limited to eDRMS, eRooms and SharePoint sites as requested.Qualifications Education & Experience:College Degree preferred, high school diploma required at minimumMinimum of five years work of proven relevant experienceProfessional demeanorOrganized, detail-oriented, competent follow through skillsExcellent computer skills - MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OutlookExcellent communication skills spelling, grammar and proofreadingExceptional interpersonal skills positive/friendly demeanor, attentive listenerSuperior organization skills - ability to come up with processes and follow upAbility to exercise good judgment/decision making when necessaryAbility to anticipate problems and act accordinglyAbility to prioritize and multi-task - great time managementAbility to take initiative - assertive and confidentAbility to work well in a team environment
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Category: Administrative and Support Services