Travelers Senior Administrative Assistant in Toronto, Ontario
Senior Administrative Assistant
Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Handles complex administrative assignments of a broad and varied nature to relieve senior management of routine administrative details. Exercises considerable discretion and independent judgment in facilitating overall department operations. Directs the activities of other support staff as necessary. Coordinates inter-departmental or department-wide administrative projects, such as broad communications, overseeing internal/external services purchased, developing and implementing department/business unit guidelines for operating policies and procedures. Complex scheduling; typically involves internal, external, and department-wide scheduling. Full responsibility for department-wide event and travel planning. Prepares and submits expense accounts and other type expenses. Manages and tracks/reports actual expenses versus budget for sr managements area of responsibility, develops or upgrades budget system. Regularly interacts with internal and external executives, community leaders, shareholders, etc. Initiates follow-up actions as needed. Calls for moderate to advanced conflict resolution skills via phone and, occasionally, in person. Initiates, develops, and makes decisions regarding office practices/procedures within authority level. Calls for frequent problem solving with internal and external staff. Utilizes basic change management skills. Perform other duties as assigned.
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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
Travelers is an equal opportunity employer.
We are committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation during the recruitment or interview process we will work with you to accommodate your needs.
Job Specific & Technical Skills & Competencies:
Advanced skill level required for software applications, including advanced database queries, complicated Excel spreadsheets (i.e., vlookup). Utilizes multiple software packages to prepare highly confidential correspondence and complex documents. Independently designs advanced spreadsheets, graphics, presentations, and database applications.
Advanced skill level is required to perform diverse and complex assignments. Ability to adapt procedure, processes and techniques to perform the more complex duties of the job. This job does not manage others This job works under General Supervision: Incumbent independently performs a variety of duties, including potentially complex duties within established policy guidelines; responsible for a defined set of assignments (e.g. assigned customers, claims or other specified set of responsibilities); is expected to set priorities and meet specific goals and objectives of the function or unit. (Typically pertains to advanced/operational, senior professional, unit supervisor)
Education, Work Experience & Knowledge:
Minimum of 5 years of related work experience preferred.
Operates standard office equipment - Continuously Sitting (Can stand at will) - Continuously Standing - Occasionally Use of Keyboards, Sporadic 10-Key - Continuously Lifting items up to (enter weight) - Occasionally
High school degree or equivalent required. Minimum of 3 years of related work experience required.
Solid reputation, passionate people and endless opportunities. That's Travelers. Our superior financial strength and consistent record of strong operating returns mean security for our customers - and opportunities for our employees. You will find Travelers to be full of energy and a workplace in which you truly can make a difference.
Toronto - Ontario - Canada
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