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Executive Assistant to the Chief Finance Officer - Recent Graduates

Job Location US-NY-New York
Regular Full-Time
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Recent Graduates: Executive Assistant to the Chief Finance Officer 


Work with the CFO.... Are you ready to jumpstart your career? EXL is currently seeking an entry level Administrative Assistant / Business Analyst professional to support the Chief Financial Officer, the M&A department and the Finance & Accounting BPO business Leader (the Trio).  This entry-level position will challenge and excite you every day, as you gain the experience and knowledge to grow in your role as professional. Join our growing  team and work in a fast-paced, results-oriented company that has a track record of growth.


This is a rotational role initially focused on supporting the CFO 40% of the time with administrative work (calendar, meetings, travel) and the other 60% focused on supporting key business projects & initiatives including social media.  The role covers a wide range of responsibilities centered on supporting the CFO and other senior staff with everything from travel management, meeting management, vendor management, project management, material presentations and communications.  The incumbent should be able to act independently, apply judgment and discretion and present a professional approach to internal and external stakeholders.  We expect the successful candidate to be assigned to another functional area within the US team after the initial 18 to 24 months.  Candidate will have considerable knowledge of principles and practices of Finance & Accounting, effective oral and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.


Duties & Responsibilities:

40%  Administrative Support

  • Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the Trio: managing an extremely active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  • Plans, coordinates and ensures the Tro's schedule is followed and respected. Provides "gatekeeper" and "gateway" role.
  • Supports all travel needs (domestic & international) by booking, supporting and changing travel schedules as necessary (visas included).
  • Collects and prepares information on behalf of the Trio for Board members, clients, Executive staff and outside individuals on matters relating to Trio's initiatives.

60%  Supporting Finance projects / initiatives including social media

  • Assists with production of presentations including PowerPoint and Excel formats by transcribing, formatting, inputting, editing, retrieving, copying, and transmitting text, data, and graphics.
  • Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the Trio's office and internal departments; maintain credibility, confidentiality, trust and support with senior management staff.
  • Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures
  • Social Media (channel) experience; candidate should be a storyteller, a tribe-builder, someone who knows how to connect with people in a real and genuine way both online and in person.
  • Work to maximize performance of campaigns across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google Plus and other emerging social platforms on behalf of the Trio.
  • Analytical in nature; needs to provide detailed reporting and insights during and at the completion of each campaign.
  • Monitors Social Media trends, tools and applications, and applies knowledge to increasing Trio’s use of social media
  • Experience in managing multiple projects/priorities


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Analytical with a comfort in dealing with numbers and reporting
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office systems, specifically in Excel
  • Proven experience as a Social Media guru; expertise in multiple social media platforms
  • Ability to brainstorm and develop creative content (text, image and video)
  • Ability to gasp future trends in digital technologies and an ability to proactively engage them
  • Excellent communication skills and exceptional writing skills
  • Multitasking and analytical skills
  • Energetic, resourceful, positive attitude and a passion for learning
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple priorities effectively with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines
  • Ability to determine potential solutions to problems/issues and works to resolve
  • Strong attention to detail and follow up
  • Bachelor degree in Finance / Accounting required, Masters preferred


EXL is a New York-based publicly traded operations management and analytics leader that drives business impact through technology, industry-specific knowledge and a unique delivery model. EXL serves Fortune 1000 companies across the globe in many industries including insurance, healthcare, banking and financial services, utilities, travel, and transportation and logistics.


Over the past 16 years, EXL has worked as a strategic partner and won awards in its approach on helping its clients solve business challenges such as streamlining business operations, taking products to market faster, improving corporate finance, building models to adapt to new regulations, turning volumes of data into business opportunities, and creating new channels for growth and expansion..


EXL has approximately 24,000 professionals in 32 global delivery centers throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. The business operates within numerous industry verticals including banking and financial services, healthcare, L&A insurance, P&C insurance, transportation and logistics, travel and leisure, and utilities.

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