Executive Assistant to General Counsel

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Job Identification Number: 42

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Corporate Services

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.

Overview

Our client, a financial services firm is seeking an Executive Assistant to General Counsel in their NYC office. The successful candidate will serve as a liaison and provide administrative support to senior management. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Act as the point of contact between the executives and internal/external clients
  • Undertake the tasks of receiving calls, take messages and routing correspondence
  • Conserves executive's time by reading, researching, and routing correspondence; drafting letters and documents
  • Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Handle large volume of payment requests for legal expenses
  • Keep well-organized files and supply documentation to other personnel as needed
  • Provide administrative assistance in completing transactions
  • Prepare expense reports and track legal expenses
  • Help manage calendars and organize meetings
  • Make travel arrangements

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Significant time spent at a law firm or corporate legal department (desired)
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and facility with various other computer applications
  • Professional demeanor and attitude
  • Capability and presence to interact with senior executives, Board members and important constituents
  • Well-developed organizational skills, prioritization skills and flexibility
  • Diligent and time-sensitive
  • Team player