Willis Towers Watson Administrative Assistant / Business Support Senior Assistant in Toronto, Ontario
Administrative Assistant / Business Support Senior Assistant
Date Posted: November 9, 2018
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As an Administrative Assistant, this position requires a passion for client/customer satisfaction as well as the desire to continually tackle new challenges. This position often requires the handling of sensitive information with professionalism and integrity. As part of our dynamic environment and team you will feel a strong sense of accomplishment as you develop your technical, interpersonal and administrative skills as well as see your efforts contribute to meeting the needs of our clients. Our supportive, team oriented approach will motivate you to do your best while also helping others.
Challenging and varied work that fosters continuous development of technical and administrative skills
Develop a strong understanding of the Investment line of business
Work directly with our team of 16 consultants and analysts in Toronto on a variety of client deliverables and support the broader Canadian team as required
Provide advanced level support in the full Microsoft Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of Salesforce is an asset.
Support the development of client documents including presentations and contracts in PowerPoint, Word and other written documentation/communication
Ensure quality control/proofreading/editing
Seek and participate in key learning and development opportunities/maintain steady progress
Manage meeting/event coordination and preparation
Coordinate complex scheduling and travel arrangements; expense reporting
Participate in team meetings and support the capturing and completion of next steps and action items
Support administrative needs of leaders in partnership with other administrative staff
Build strong relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
Work in a supportive, team oriented environment
Support the collaborative team environment by partnering with other administrative staff on workflow and client projects
Oversee client project administration (including project set-up, contract administration, file maintenance, etc.)
Provide assistance in new business activities – market research, presentation creation, database management.
Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations
Increase efficiency by identifying ways to improve processes
Build strong relationships with clients particularly administrative support; serve our clients in a professional and collaborative manner
Prepare client invoices and generating client/project financial reports in a timely fashion as needed
Research billing and expense discrepancies
Strong organizational skills, with proven experience prioritizing work and coordinating several projects at one time
Flexibility to work overtime as needed
Ability to remain calm under pressure and maintain a professional demeanor
A strong focus on detail and accuracy of work
Ability to take full ownership of assigned work
An innate desire to produce high-quality work and earn respect
Exceptional problem solving, critical thinking and customer service skills
Flexibility: able to adapt to different people and work assignments
A learning orientation
Strong interpersonal and project/time management skills
Ability to communicate openly and effectively both verbally and in writing
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel; Microsoft certification a plus
3+ years’ experience in a professional services environment
Experience providing administrative support to multiple parties simultaneously
Associates degree a plus, Bachelor’s degree preferred
The Company : Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at willistowerswatson.com.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.
Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.
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Location:Toronto, ON, CA
Date Posted:November 9, 2018