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Senior Administrative Assistant


White Plains, NY, US


Responsible for providing assistance, advice or support for the efficient and effective management and operation of the organization's activities and daily functioning. 


  • Responsible for the administrative functions of the office.  Perform a wide range of administrative and general support duties of a highly responsible and confidential nature.
  • Keep an accurate up-to-date calendar for Senior Manager. Schedule travel and important daily meetings including independently determining priority for conflicting schedules.
  • Screen and respond to phone calls and email as appropriate.
  • Coordinate Department meeting arrangements including agendas, notes and follow-up.
  • Responsible for department orientation of new employees, including office set-up.
  • Generate reports, handle multiple projects, and prepare and monitor expense reports.
  • Prepare confidential employee paperwork, assist in the administration of HR programs for the department; ensure timelines, communications and documentation is coordinated and complete.
  • Coordinate department(s) budget input, review invoices and variance reports.
  • Review, prioritize and independently respond, where appropriate, to Sr. Management's email. Compose memos, transcribe notes, and research and create presentations.
  • Make travel arrangements and track appropriate approvals and resulting expenses.
  • Stay abreast of local activity and keep management informed.
  • May assign work to others.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft office programs including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Familiar with SAP
  • Ability to learn and follow Department policies and organizations’ administrative (HR, budget, procurement, compliance) policies, operations, organization and company procedures
  • Excellent ability to organize, multi-task and be detail-oriented.
  • Recognize and maintain confidential information.
  • Ability to plan and coordinate major projects with increased experience.
  • Strong ability to manage time efficiently to undertake a variety of assignments.
  • Requires a high level of tact and integrity due to the frequency of senior level internal and external contacts and regular exposure to confidential data.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Education, Experience and Certifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency, and 8 years of administrative experience in progressively demanding environment.


  • Associate degree with 4 years of related experience, or a Bachelor's degree with 2 years of related experience

Physical Requirements

Ability to sit at a desk and use a computer and telephone.



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