Job Description

Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace

Location: US - Denver

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 200 cities with operations across 51 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

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.
 

Job Summary:

The Executive Assistant provides an advanced level of executive support to various executives with complex organizational responsibilities. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Executive Assistant serves as the primary support and acts as a liaison between the executives and his/her organization.  In some cases and within pre-agreed limits, the Executive Assistant may act as the executive representative. 

  • The Executive Assistant independently completes assigned non-routine tasks to meet goals under supervision and may work in a team environment.  The level of support requires a good understanding of the executives’ organization, along with the business knowledge to communicate and work effectively with the executive’s organization and clients.  This person will work directly with the San Diego project teams, client site, and handle executive meetings and trainings.

  • Prepare a range of non-routine correspondence according to company guidelines for signature by executive, (i.e. brand compliance, proof reading materials for consistency, grammar, and spelling).

  • Compile, process and analyze data based on research objectives and prepare reports.

  • Arrange and coordinate meetings/conferences in liaison with the Meeting and Events Planning team when applicable. Handle routine and non-routine logistics (e.g. contact meeting participants and coordinate responses, compose meeting materials and follow-up correspondence with input and review by Executive). Follow up on action items and report status to Executives/meeting attendees. Identify potential speakers and provide local, on-site support as appropriate.

  • Coordinate work with third-party suppliers – both internal and external – to address support needs and issues on behalf of the executive

  • Arrange conference calls, video conferences or data conferences occasionally involving a global audience

  • Assist with miscellaneous complex administrative tasks (i.e. locate and complete standard Accenture forms, provide invoicing and accounts reconciliation support, maintain voicemail/email distribution lists, may manage time and expense reports)

  • Keep current and be knowledgeable on Accenture’s tools and technology. Educate executives on new and existing technology / processes in order to support Accenture’s overall strategy

  • Develop relationships with executives’ clients and their Executive Support Associates

  • Record and monitor work requests into the tracking tool in a timely manner according to local capabilities and guidelines

  • May anticipate travel needs of executive and independently coordinate complex travel arrangements, typically involving multiple changes and destinations based on understanding of executive’s availability and obligations. Support with travel documentation and procedures (itineraries, visa/passport procedures).

  • May prepare draft proposals and presentations with direction from Executive and/or support from other individuals or service departments, as necessary

  • May review and sort paper-based and electronic mail, identify/take action required where appropriate

  • May manage potential complex calendar / diary activity, including coordination of appointments for executives as well as extensive rescheduling. Keep executives informed as needed

  • May provide telephone support (i.e. answer calls promptly and courteously). Act as executives’ representative to independently handle calls

  • May maintain contact and email distribution lists

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate Degree

  • Customer service experience, Microsoft tools, Outlook knowledge

  • Previous EA experience/customer service experience

Professional Skills:

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member

  • Ability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality

  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

  • Proactive, self-starter and forward thinking, problem solving skills

  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian

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

Pursuant to the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, if you are located in Colorado, the expected salary range for this role is $43,100 - $78,699 and information on benefits offered is here.  If you are not located in Colorado, the salary range may be different.



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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


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COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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