Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace
Location: Arlington, VA, Washington DC, Herndon, VA
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Workplace Management and Solutions professionals provide space and service support solutions for all Accenture people and businesses globally, running Accenture’s workplace as a robust business function leveraging Accenture’s business and technology strategies.
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 executives and their organization. Support the operations of the local office.
Your role includes some/all of the following. You should review these in conjunction with career level guidelines to gain a clear understanding of the expectations for your role. Become a business partner for Accenture executives by providing administrative support, including:
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
Pulling reports & analyzing data
Taking ownership for various projects
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
Minimum of 2 years of Executive Assistant, Customer Service or Hospitality experience
Advanced knowledge of MS Outlook
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (word/excel/PowerPoint)
Critical thinking skills
Problem solving skills
Judgement and decision-making skills
Ability to take ownership and make decisions independent of customer involvement (proactive)
Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
Good communication skills (written and oral)
Good organizational, multi—tasking and time management skills
Highly responsive, flexible and adaptable
Proactive thinker/action taker
Passionate about customer service
High level of professionalism
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting
Ability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality
Comfortable with technology and social media (advanced skills a plus)
Seeks out challenges and opportunities to grow
Business partner attitude and approach
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is 43,100 - 78,699 and information on benefits offered is here.
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