Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

222 W Adams St, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
United States

West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one.
From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better. We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a collaborative environment. Our consultants work on the front lines – partnering with clients to deliver game-changing solutions in the most dynamic industries. Sound interesting? Then West Monroe Partners just might be the place for you.

Think you’re up to the challenge?
West Monroe Partners is hiring an Executive Assistant with prior administrative experience to join our growing Chicago office. The Executive Assistant will provide administrative & operational support. He/she will perform advanced administrative/clerical duties as well as handle project assignments to support initiatives and strategic needs. This position requires a high level of confidentiality and discretion, the ability to manage relationships both internally across the firm and externally, excellent time and project management skills, as well as mastery of logistics planning skills related to travel and calendaring.

Responsibilities:
* The ideal candidate has a minimum of five years of experience supporting an executive or executive team. Responsibilities for this position include:
* Manage calendar for internal/external meetings
* Planning and scheduling meetings including room reservations, invitations and accommodations, minutes preparation and distribution, and agenda development
* Prepare all types of correspondence often acting independently, including letters, memorandums, agendas, reports; prepare additional documents as needed including composing, proofreading, formatting, and editing documents into client ready deliverables
* Coordinating and confirming travel arrangements
* Prepare and review expense reports and submit in Concur
* Manage and submit time reporting in CRM
* Manage and maintain contacts in Salesforce
* Create original Word documents and PowerPoint presentations
* Serve as a point of contact for execution of administrative support for senior firm leadership (CEO, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, etc.) when needed
* Ad hoc assistance to the CFO and Chairman of the Board
* Event planning and coordination for a large number of team events throughout the year
* Meal ordering for meetings
* Other duties and projects as assigned

Qualifications:
* A minimum of 5 years of experience in an executive administrative role
* Proficient event planning experience required
* Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
* The ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects to meet deadlines with minimal supervision
* Excellent oral and written communication skills, with ability and comfort level communicating with senior management
* High energy, positive attitude, self-starter, and independent thinker
* Outstanding interpersonal skills with high degree of EQ
* Bachelor’s degree

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Location

222 West Adams Street , Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe Partners

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

Kirsten

Senior Consultant, Mergers & Acquisitions

What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

Adam

Manager, Advanced Analytics

What are West Monroe Partners Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Where you decide to build your career is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our hope is you see the value of building it here at West Monroe Partners. As a firm, we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow and well into the future.

We invest in you. At West Monroe Partners, we don't just give lip service to the philosophy that people matter. We invest in it, through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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