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Executive Assistant: Chicago

Chicago, IL 60664


Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace
Location: Chicago, IL

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 worlds 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 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

People in the Corporate Function career track 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 Description:

Provide executive support to executives with complex organizational responsibilities. Independently complete assigned non-routine tasks to meet goals and 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.
Key Responsibilities:
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
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
Role Requirement:
Overtime as required, on occasion




Basic Qualifications:
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum of 3 years of Executive Assistant or business experience or Bachelors degree or equivalent degree
Preferred Qualification:
College degree preferred
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Outlook
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
Professional Skills:
High level of professionalism with a good executive presencedemonstrated poise, calm under fire
Proactive business partnerdemonstrated customer service mentality, assuming ownership over solutions while maintaining flexibility and adaptability
High level of energy and love of work and businessgenuine interest in business and willingness and desire to learn our business
Self-starterdemonstrated ability to work independently and assume greater responsibilities over time
Critical thinker and problem solving skillsindependently overcomes roadblocks
Collaborative with high EQable to engage a diverse set of stakeholders, understand different viewpoints, build long-term relationships and create collaborate team environment
Team playerdesire to work as a team player while accepting substantial individual responsibility
Technology savvy with an interest in new generation technologycomfortable doing things a different way, trouble-shooting and recommending new technology
Discreteability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality
Continuous learner mindsetdesire to grow quickly with a commitment to excellence
Good communication skills (written and oral)
Good organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

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

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-08

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