Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and the Vice President for Finance, the Executive Assistant for Finance & Operations provides high level, confidential administrative support to both principals, assists in the development and execution of materials for the Board of Trustees and Senior Administration, assists in the annual budget preparation and monitoring processes, coordinates training sponsored by Finance & Operations, and undertakes analytical efforts as requested by the COO and/or the VP for Finance.
Department: Finance and Planning
Required Qualification Summary:
*Bachelor's degree plus three to five years as a confidential assistant supporting a senior executive preferably in a financial environment, or equivalent experience. *Extensive experience and proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, and Outlook. Knowledge of web programs and enterprise-wide financial software preferred. *Ability to organize work, manage time, set priorities, and monitor progress on projects requiring meticulous attention to accuracy and detail
Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the adva...ncement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.
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