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Executive Assistant

Allied World
New York, NY 10007
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Job Objectives

As the Executive Assistant, support the Chief Financial Officer and related team members in the following manner:

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answer all incoming calls to the team switchboard, taking messages and transferring calls to the appropriate individual

  • Perform general office work such as filing, photocopying, daily mail duties, faxing, typing correspondence, memos, reports and presentations

  • Maintain Office space

  • Develop and maintain an organized system of file management and retention

  • Complete expense reimbursements for the CFO and other senior members of the Finance team

  • Make travel and hotel arrangements

  • Calendar management for the CFO and related team

  • Schedule meetings and arrange video/conference calls. Arrange required meeting hospitality for colleagues and visitor (meals, transportation)

  • Update and reserve shared conference rooms via centralized calendar booking system

  • Assist visiting executives as required

  • Other duties and special projects as required

  • Candidate must have a thorough knowledge of administrative practices, procedures and office management skills, as typically acquired through 5+ years of experience in an administrative role

  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels of business, including interacting with staff and external business parties

  • The ability to work independently and make business decisions as appropriate; must be comfortable and knowledgeable enough to do so

  • Experience managing high profile relationships with a professional demeanor

  • Demonstrated skill in meeting deadlines and managing priorities.

  • Experience in a professional services or financial services firm preferred

  • Project management experience

  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • High degree of flexibility

About Fairfax

Fairfax is a holding company which, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in property and casualty insurance and reinsurance and investment management.

About Allied World

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, Ltd, through its subsidiaries, is a global provider of insurance and reinsurance solutions. We operate under the brand Allied World and have supported clients, cedents and trading partners with thoughtful service and meaningful coverages since 2001. We are a subsidiary of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited, and we benefit from a worldwide network of affiliated entities that allow us to think and respond in non-traditional ways. Our capital base is strong, our solutions anticipate rather than react to changing trends, and our teams are focused on establishing long-term relationships that are mutually beneficial. Learn more about how we can help you manage your risk by visiting: Web: www.awac.com | Facebook: www.facebook.com/alliedworld | LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/allied-world

Our generous benefits package includes: Health and Dental Insurance, 401k plan, and Group Term Life Insurance. Allied World Insurance Company is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion or belief, sex, age, genetic information, marital or civil partnership status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or their protected veteran or disability status. Please visit www.awac.com for further information on Allied World.

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Posted: 2021-07-06 Expires: 2021-08-04
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