Accenture Executive Support Analyst, Chicago in Chicago, Illinois
Organization: Corporate Functions/Workplace
Location: Chicago, IL
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Executive Support Analyst
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.
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
Pulling reports & analyzing data
Taking ownership for various projects
- Overtime may be required periodically
High School Diploma/GED
Minimum of 2 years of Executive Assistant experience or Bachelor’s Degree
Critical thinking skills
Problem solving skills
Advanced knowledge of MS Outlook
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of MS Office (word/excel/PowerPoint)
Comfortable with technology and social media (advanced skills a plus)
Professional Skill Requirements:
Ability to take ownership and make decisions independent of customer involvement (proactive)
Ability to work with highly confidential material and maintain confidentiality
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
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
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.
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