Accenture Executive Support Assistant in Austin, Texas
Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace
Location: Austin, TX
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Provide executive support to various executives with complex organizational responsibilities. Independently complete assigned non-routine tasks to meet goals and may 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.
Administrative Support Provide Executive
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 •Coordinate work with third-party suppliers – both internal and external – to address support needs and issues on behalf of the executive
Prepare draft proposals and presentations with direction from Executive and/or support from other individuals or service departments, as necessary
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)
Leverage Accenture’s business and technology strategies
Identify and analyze trends in concepts and technologies as well as process improvements affecting the workplace arena, implementing each as appropriate •Oversee the business operations of real estate and workplace-related services including management and support of financial, operational and quality metrics
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.
Arrange conference calls, video conferences or data conferences occasionally involving a global audience
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).
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
Review and sort paper-based and electronic mail, identify/take action required where appropriate
Manage potential complex calendar / diary activity, including coordination of appointments for executives as well as extensive rescheduling. Keep executives informed as needed
Provide telephone support (i.e. answer calls promptly and courteously). Act as executives’ representative to independently handle calls
Maintain contact and email distribution lists
Record and monitor work requests into the tracking tool in a timely manner according to local capabilities and guidelines
Provide space and service support
Develop and deliver workplace services and solutions at the right cost to meet business needs
Provide strategic direction for management of real estate and workplace-related solutions and services for Accenture globally, including: Security and safety programs and operations to support safeguarding of our people and property
Real estate portfolio management
Executive support •Facility and office operations
Travel, events and destination services
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
High level of energy and love of work and business—genuine interest in business and willingness and desire to learn our business
Self-starter—demonstrated ability to work independently and assume greater responsibilities over time
Critical thinker and problem-solving skills—independently overcomes roadblocks
Collaborative with high EQ—able to engage a diverse set of stakeholders, understand different viewpoints, build long-term relationships and create collaborate team environment
Team player—desire to work as a team player while accepting substantial individual responsibility
Technology savvy with an interest in new generation technology—comfortable doing things a different way, trouble-shooting and recommending new technology
Discrete—ability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality
Continuous learner mindset—desire to grow quickly with a commitment to excellence
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum 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 $43,100 - $78,699 and information on benefits offered is here. (https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/your-future-rewards-benefits)
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