Administrative Assistant

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #61604 |
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Our client, a top financial company, is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join their team.


  • Under limited supervision, uses intermediate skills obtained through experience and training to provide a wide variety of administrative and staff support services to a manager or group of managers within an assigned functional area
  • May assist in training others
  • Follows established procedures to perform routine tasks and receives general guidance and direction to perform a variety of non-routine tasks with limited decision making responsibility
  • Some judgment is required to adapt procedures, processes and techniques to apply to more complex assignments


  • Schedules and coordinates meetings, events, interviews, appointments and/or other similar activities, which may include coordinating travel and lodging arrangements
  • Coordinates and performs a range of staff and/or operational support activities for a manager or group of mangers in an assigned functional area
  • Serves as a liaison with other functional areas in the resolution of routine administrative and operational problems
  • Provides administrative support including answering telephones, assisting visitors, and resolving and/or referring a range of administrative problems and inquiries
  • Composes and edits correspondence and/or memoranda from verbal direction or from knowledge of established policies
  • May prepare, transcribe, compose, type, edit, and distribute agendas and minutes of meetings
  • Prepares or assists in preparing scheduled and/or ad hoc statistical and narrative reports by performing basic information gathering and analysis, as specifically directed
  • Establishes, maintains and updates files, databases, records and/or other documents
  • Develops and maintains data and performs routine analyses and calculations involved in preparing recurring internal reports
  • Sorts, screens, reviews and distributes incoming and outgoing mail and prepares timely responses to a variety of routine written inquiries
  • Requisitions supplies, printing, maintenance and other services
  • Maintains currency in modern office management methods and techniques
  • Operates standard office equipment and uses required software applications
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 6-9 Years Experience
  • Organize, manage and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Work collaboratively within a team environment
  • Intermediate level usage of Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on excel and power point
  • Expense reporting system experience as well as Salesforce experience a plus
  • Intermediate level concepts, principles and practices of providing administrative support
  • Provide a high level of customer service
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Basic principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations
  • Performing a range of staff and/or operational support activities for a manager or group of mangers
  • Answering telephones and assisting visitors
  • Prepare, transcribing, composing, typing, editing correspondence, agendas and minutes and other documents
  • Scheduling and coordinates meetings, events, interviews and appointments
  • Preparing reports
  • Gathering and analyzing basic information
  • Establishing and maintaining files, databases, and other records
  • Performing routine analyses and calculations involved in preparing reports
  • Sorting, screening and distributing mail
  • Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications
  • Maintain currency in modern office management methods and techniques
  • Read, comprehend and apply business related information

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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