Administrative Assistant Technology Services
Plante Moran - Southfield, MI

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Administrative Assistant

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For 14 consecutive years, Plante Moran has been recognized as one of the nation’s “100 Best Companies To Work For” by FORTUNE magazine — providing unsurpassed opportunity and an unequaled culture to talented, self-motivated individuals who have a passion to serve and a hunger to thrive. It's hard to explain what makes a great firm. We think it has to do with the people, our benefits, and the overriding culture that guides them. It's a unique balance of achievement, teamwork, caring, and an unofficial 'relatively jerk-free' policy. It makes us different. It makes us better. It helps us thrive.

Plante Moran is the 12th largest accounting and management consulting firm in the nation. Our rapid growth and increasing demands for our services has created a need for a highly motivated individual to join our Technology Services team as an Administrative Assistant in our Southfield office.

Position Summary:
We are looking for a tech savvy, creative problem solver with a passion for contribution and quality to join our team. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and project support for multiple technology department team members and initiatives. This position is self-directed and requires managing multiple priorities.

Position Accountabilities:
Assist with problem solving, project planning, development and execution of stated team goals and objectives

Coordinate project and support for key strategic initiatives

Compile, review, and manage exceptions to monthly financial reports

Coordinate semi-annual performance reviews

Monitor and report on monthly project performance appraisals

Serve as a liaison with other work groups within the Team to resolve day-to-day administrative and operational issues

Proactively coordinate and communicate with all levels within the organization

Assist Partners and IT leadership team with various administrative duties including:

Attend project, leadership and team meetings and prepare minutes

Draft, edit and format technical documentation, correspondence, presentations and emails

Coordinate meeting logistics: Calendar invitations, arrange/reserve conference rooms, including needed equipment, conference calls, meetings breakfast/lunches/coffee, etc.

Make miscellaneous team reservations (travel, lunch, dinner, etc.)

Handle miscellaneous client phone calls, making sure appropriate staff are involved

Proofread correspondence prepared by self or others

Assist other administrative assistants, as necessary; provide backup as needed

Perform first level of project analysis as needed

Update electronic files, charts and binders with appropriate information

Coordinate and document network policy, procedures, and standards

Other duties as assigned

Education:
HS Diploma or GED equivalent required.

BA, BS highly preferred

Experience:
At least 4+ years secretarial/administrative experience, preferably in a professional services environment

MS Office experience required (MOS certified a plus); experience with Visio and Microsoft Project highly preferred

Ability to work overtime if required

Person in position needs to move about the inside of the office to access machinery, cabinets, etc.

Person in position frequently communicates with staff who have inquires. Must be able to exchange information in these situations

Qualifications:
The skills, knowledge and abilities that are desirable in a candidate that would enable an individual to excel in this position include:

Professional demeanor with great oral communication and interpersonal skills

Ability to multi-task, assess priorities and coordinate work activities with changing demands, competently handle a variety of activities with a high-degree of accuracy in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Able to work independently, with a high degree of initiative, poise and confidentiality

Superior attention to detail and conscientious quality of work product

Ability to work well with others

Outstanding time management and organization skill

Solid technical proficiency including knowledge of MS Office applications (particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook), Visio and Microsoft Project

Strong ability to proofread and edit written material for sense, order and the correct use of grammar and punctuation

Superior data entry and alpha/numeric skills

Travel & Hours

This is an non-exempt position that may require some Saturday work hours and overtime during workweek.

Qualified individuals must either reside in or near the Metro Detroit area or be willing to relocate to the area for this opportunity.

LIMITED travel is required with this position.

There’s no place like Plante Moran.

Those outside Plante Moran know it as the 12 th largest public accounting and business advisory firm in the nation. Insiders know us as the place where opportunity thrives. At Plante Moran, we define “opportunity” with three simple words: Challenge , Experience , and Growth . By diligently finding ways to insert these concepts into our work, we keep staff at every level of our firm on a steady path to the top of their game and the realization of their professional and personal goals.

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Last, but not least…

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.

They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

We only accept electronic applications. Therefore, those who apply directly to a position and submit their resumes through our applicant tracking system will be considered.

Plante Moran does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Plante Moran will not pay a fee related to unsolicited resumes received from search firms or employment agencies and the unsolicited resumes will become the property of Plante & Moran. Plante Moran will not agree to any contrary terms related to unsolicited resumes.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted by a Staffing Consultant.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work for any employer in the United States without sponsorship.

Plante Moran is committed to a workplace that provides equal employment opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Plante Moran will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Plante Moran does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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