Job Description

Provide executive support to various executives with complex organizational responsibilities. Independently complete assigned non-routine tasks to meet goals and may work in a team environment. Serve as the primary support and act as a liaison between the office, building, leadership, executives and their organization. Support the operations of the local office.

Key Responsibilities:

Become a business partner for Accenture executives by providing administrative support, as well as supporting our location services. This will include:

Executive Assistant

  • Understanding the executive(s)' line of business, clients, and team

  • Identifying new ways to add value & proactively taking on new tasks to help the executive be more productive

  • Identifying & recommending business solutions in the area of administrative support

  • Managing complex calendars, coordination of appointments, meetings and travel, as well as extensive rescheduling.

  • Anticipating travel needs of executive and independently coordinating complex travel arrangements, both domestic and international

  • Understanding Accenture's collaboration & technology tools & recommending most effective options for calls and meetings involving a global audience

  • Arranging and coordinating on-site and off-site meetings

  • Handling time and expense reporting for one or more executives

  • Drafting & editing correspondence and/or PowerPoint decks (with graphs or charts) on executive's behalf

  • Assisting with proposal development

  • Researching

  • Pulling reports & analyzing data

  • Taking ownership for various projects

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Analyzes and solves problems

  • Interacts with peers within Accenture before updating supervisors. Likely has limited direct exposure with non-management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.

  • Receives moderate of level instruction on daily work tasks and detailed instructions on new assignments.

  • Decisions impact own work and may impact the work of others.

  • Individual contributor as a part of a team, with a focused scope of work.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of Executive Assistant and office administrative experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • University degree

  • Fluent in both English and French to include speaking, writing and reading


Professional Skill Requirements:

  • High level of professionalism with a good executive presence—demonstrated poise, calm under fire

  • Proactive business partner—demonstrated customer service mentality, assuming ownership over solutions while maintaining flexibility and adaptability

  • High level of energy and love of work and business—genuine interest in business and willingness and desire to learn our business

  • Self-starter—demonstrated ability to work independently and assume greater responsibilities over time

  • Critical thinker and problem-solving skills—independently overcomes roadblocks

  • Collaborative with high EQ—able to engage a diverse set of stakeholders, understand different viewpoints, build long-term relationships and create collaborate team environment

  • Team player—desire to work as a team player while accepting substantial individual responsibility

  • Technology savvy with an interest in new generation technology—comfortable doing things a different way, trouble-shooting and recommending new technology

  • Discrete—ability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality

  • Continuous learner mindset—desire to grow quickly with a commitment to excellence

  • Good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Good organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Outlook

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)

  • Ability to communicate and work with all level of customers

  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian


Other Requirements:

  • Overtime may be required periodically

  • Flexibility with work schedule may be required periodically


Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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