• Investment Banking - Classic - Administrative Assistant

    Location(s) US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Administration, Facilities & Security
    Investment Banking Division
    Business Unit
    Consumer Retail Group
    Employment Type


    Our division works on some of the most complex financial challenges and transactions in the market today. Whether advising on a merger, providing financial solutions for an acquisition, or structuring an initial public offering, we handle projects that help clients at major milestones. We work with corporations, pension funds, financial sponsors, and governments and are team of strong analytical thinkers, who have a passion for producing out-of-the-box ideas.


    Job Summary & Responsibilities:

    - Provides administrative support in a complex team environment to a senior group or Executive

    - Coordinates complex, senior-level internal/ external meetings and conference calls

    - Handles a high volume of phone calls and interacts with high level business leaders in a professional and effective manner

    - Supports internal and external managers or clients

    - Responds and follows up on client requests 

    - Maintains complex and extremely detailed calendars and prioritizes meeting requests and related logistics

    - Coordinates a high volume of domestic and international travel arrangements and processes expense reports 

    - Maintains understanding of firm policies and handles certain issues independently

    - Responsible for participation in general administrative duties (copying, filing, faxing, archiving), ad-hoc projects, committees and or group events

    Basic Qualifications:

    - Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills

    - High attention to detail

    - Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines

    - Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently

    - Strong knowledge of general business, corporate and government cultures

    - Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information

    - Self-starter with excellent anticipation skills; problem solving; follow up

    - Demonstrated dependability and sense of urgency about getting results

    - Demonstrates high degree of integrity and confidentiality

    - Strong organizational skills

    - Comfortable working with people at all organizational levels

    - Comfortable working in a sometimes hectic, high pressure environment

    - Ability to display a consistent, professional degree of communication

    - Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, and prioritize and multi- task in a deadline driven environment

    - Must be able to prioritize a variety of time-sensitive tasks

    - Must have excellent judgment; independent thinker and resourceful

    - Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    - Team player with a positive attitude

    - Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required



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