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Executive Assistant

Company: Accenture
Location: Arlington
Posted on: July 8, 2024

Job Description:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world's leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services - creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 750,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world's leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships.

We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360 - value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360 - value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

Accenture's Corporate Services & Sustainability is a dynamic team of experts focused on providing the resources and support needed for our people to excel. We're the backbone of Accenture, ensuring our employees have everything they need to deliver exceptional service to our clients.

  • 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 timely manner according to local capabilities and guidelines

          • May be responsible for coordinating the activities of other Executive Support Associates/Analysts for their team, this is defined as assigning tasks in a structured and formal way and on a regular basis.

            • 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

                      • 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 maintain contact and email distribution lists



                                  Job Requirements:

                                  • Required to be in-office to support client/customers, learning, community, and/or omni connected events as defined locally or by your geography and local EA leadership

                                  • Required flexibility of work schedule and overtime (including some weekends) will be required to support leadership meetings.

                                  • This role will be supporting 699 14th Street, 10th floor, Washington, DC



                                    Basis Qualifications:

                                    • Minimum of 3+ years of Executive Support experience

                                      Preferred Qualifications:

                                      • Customer Experience Management
                                      • Microsoft Office
                                      • Scheduling and Logistics
                                      • Service Excellence
                                      • Stakeholder Management
                                      • Workplace Solutions
                                      • College degree preferred

                                        Professional Skills:

                                        • Problem Solving
                                        • Effective Verbal Communication
                                        • Effective Written Communication
                                        • Executive Presence
                                        • Collaboration
                                        • Critical Thinking
                                        • Social Collaboration
                                        • Customer Care and Satisfaction
                                        • Operational Excellence
                                        • Storytelling

                                          Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, District of Columbia, Maryland, New York or Washington as set forth below.

                                          We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

                                          Information on benefits is here.

                                          Role Location Hourly Salary Range

                                          California $22.26 to $49.33

                                          Colorado $22.26 to $42.64

                                          District of Columbia $23.70 to $45.38

                                          New York $20.63 to $49.33

                                          Maryland $20.63 to $39.47

                                          Washington $23.70 to $45.38

                                          What We Believe

                                          We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

                                          Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

                                          Equal Employment Opportunity Statement



                                          Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

                                          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.

                                          Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

                                          For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement .

                                          Requesting An Accommodation



                                          Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

                                          If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.

                                          Other Employment Statements

                                          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.

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

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

                                          The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

Keywords: Accenture, Arlington , Executive Assistant, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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