Executive Assistant
Job ID
38682
Posted
22-Nov-2021
Service line
GWS Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Administrative
Location(s)
Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Des Moines - Iowa - United States of America, Indianapolis - Indiana - United States of America, Milwaukee - Wisconsin - United States of America, Minneapolis - Minnesota - United States of America, Saint Paul - Minnesota - United States of America
JOB SUMMARY 
The purpose of this position is to provide a wide range of business operations administrative and general support duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature to executive leadership. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Drafts confidential correspondence, edit documents, take and transcribe minutes of meetings, and perform other administrative and secretarial duties. 

Creates, maintains, and/or updates various databases. Extrapolates, analyzes, and presents data for management information reporting purposes. 

Serves as a liaison between executives, internal management, employees, clients, and visitors as required. 

Reviews incoming correspondence via paper or email, lead initiative to determine appropriate action required. Leads and monitors issues for appropriate follow up. 

Takes independent action on handling requests; determines the appropriate course of action, intervenes where necessary, and acts as a liaison between departments. 

Plans, coordinates, and supports meeting and conferences. Arranges domestic and international travel. 

Coordinates data from a variety of sources for inclusion in technical reports and presentations; performs independent research and prepares information for special projects as assigned. 

Assists with processing department financial data as it relates to budgets, accounts payable, and generating various financial queries and reports. 

Administers the department/business unit record keeping system; updates various department/business unit records and publications; ensures that department/business unit files are maintained in accordance with company policies and procedures; reviews requests for information and determines the appropriateness of release. 

Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project. 
QUALIFICATIONS 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred. 

Minimum of six years of related experience and/or training.

Min of 2 yrs of supporting an executive level. 

Ability to use judgment and act proactively at managing ever-changing calendar is strongly preferred.

Experience with international travel strongly preferred. 

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES None 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 

Strong organizational and analytical skills. 

Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. 

Ability to effectively present information. 

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. 

Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions.

 Conducts basic financial analysis. 

REASONING ABILITY Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents. 

Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. 

Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills. 

OTHER SKILLS and/or ABILITIES Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite required. Requires in-depth knowledge of company operations, policies, and procedures. Must have a strong command of the English language and excel in the areas of spelling, grammar and punctuation. 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY Decisions made with thorough knowledge of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term and long-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.