Organization: Corporate Functions/Geographic Services
Location: Chicago, IL
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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.
You will act as a trusted 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, off-site, virtual and hybrid meetings
Handling time and expense reporting
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
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following traits:
Analyzes and solves problems
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
Receives moderate of level instruction on daily work tasks and detailed instructions on new assignments and is a creative problem solver, forward and strategic thinker who is always striving at add value
Understands that decisions impact own work and may impact the work of others
Works as an individual contributor as a part of a team, with a focused scope of work
Supports office services functions as part of the customer experience including covering the welcome desk, assisting with office bookings, providing onsite technology assistance at the start of meetings, understanding space operations best practices and standards.
Be a proactive and energetic member of our EA team by providing high quality executive support to various executives with complex organizational roles. You will have creative ideas and be forward thinking in your job responsibilities which might include travel, meeting/call scheduling, time and expense management, meeting and events support as well as ad hoc projects and more. You understand the importance of attention to detail and how your customer experience will be driven by the effort you put in to working through all of the details, even those that are only visible to you. You will Independently complete assigned non-routine tasks to meet goals and may work in a team environment leveraging your strong people skills to build good working trust-based relationships with your peers and customers within our local office community. You are sociable and enjoy building key relationships that will support, your team and our customers to achieve their goals.
You will foster an engaging in office or virtual experience for our clients and our employees by supporting various functions within the office, having a positive and helpful mindset proactively offering people assistance with new office tools, assisting with office bookings, resetting work spaces and general in office support as needed. You may also be asked to volunteer for and support more broad work activities including those that are held at a location/office level including in office events, virtual community and client events as well as some marketing and communications functions.
High School Diploma/Bachelor’s Degree
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
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 Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of 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 $38,988 - $88,500 and information on benefits offered is here.
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.
Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.
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