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Nationwide Insurance

Executive Administrative Assistant

Columbus, OH

As a team member in the Finance and Internal Audit department at Nationwide, the opportunities are endless! You can grow and learn in diverse areas across many disciplines such as Advanced Analytics, Investments, Actuarial, Accounting, Risk Management, Critical Business Advisor and so much more. Let Nationwide help create your career journey!

Position will support Corporate Solutions CFO as well as NF Chief Actuary.

Job Description Summary

Are you a problem solver and detailed oriented? If you can take initiative, use both your analytical and creative abilities to make sound decisions and have a desire to solve challenges, we want to hear from you!

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As an Executive Administrative Assistant, you'll perform a wide variety of confidential, detailed and complex administrative functions under direct supervision. You will coordinate meetings and make business and travel arrangement decisions for your leader(s) and their team. You'll plan, organize and schedule your own work and may serve as an informal mentor to other administrative assistants in the office.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Focuses on both daily and longer-range calendar for multiple leaders and teams. Manages leader's personal calendar as directed. 

  • Coordinates travel plans for leader(s) and team and makes mid-trip changes quickly when required.

  • Compiles information for reports and presentations. 

  • Screens communications for action items and due dates, bringing key items to the leader's attention. Initiates necessary actions, e.g., follow-ups, prioritizations, action required, etc. Drafts responses for executive review, implementing their style into all communications. Rarely seeks guidance on email replies. 

  • Provides assistance with office procedures or processes that help the team be more productive and efficient. 

  • Monitors departmental expenses, processes expense reports in a timely manner and monitors expense reports submitted by executive and staff for accurate reporting. 

  • Manages budget for meeting planning. Conducts quality checks on invoices/accounts payable. Inputs travel expense and other expenses for payment; reviews and passes to office budget coordinator. 

  • Keeps current on Nationwide procedure changes, Human Resources policy changes, business environment, etc. that impact department level plans.

  • May participate in special projects as assigned.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Typically reports to an Associate Vice President level executive or above, and may support multiple executives and their staff. This is an individual contributor role. 

Typical Skills and Experiences: 

Education: High school, vocational or technical business school studies in secretarial science; some undergraduate-level coursework beneficial. 

License/Certification/Designation: Administrative professional certification(s) such as Certified Administrative Professional (CAP) or Certified World Class Assistant (CWCA) are a plus. 

Experience: Typically, six or more years related administrative assistant experience. Nationwide experience is highly desirable.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Knowledge of company policies and organizational structure. Understanding of office practices and procedures. Ability to make decisions and recommend solutions to work processing and office management problems. Strong communication skills to interact with all levels of leaders, associates, and external contacts. Ability to proofread own work and work of others for content and format accuracy. Intermediate mathematical calculation skills. Ability to build effective business relationships.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence.

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the hiring manager’s leader and Human Resources Business Partner. 

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates Nationwide Values. 

Job Conditions: 

Overtime Eligibility: Eligible (Non Exempt)

Working Conditions: Occasional travel. Non-standard, extended or overtime work as needed based on workflow needs.

ADA: The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job. Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 

Client-provided location(s): Columbus Metropolitan Area, OH, USA
Job ID: a79a32e8f38e21f29e26f71774a03a4a5b1b01f6f1c4ff57c5c2d3ea5c23fdb4
Employment Type: Other