Executive Assistant - Manhattan Beach Location

Originally founded in 1950, Weaver currently has approximately 650 employees in nine U.S. locations. The firm has seven Texas offices in Austin, Conroe, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Midland and San Antonio, as well as offices in Los Angeles and New York. Weaver is ranked the largest independent accounting firm in the Southwest by Accounting Today magazine. The firm is also ranked #38 among the top 50 accounting firms in the United States by INSIDE Public Accounting , #40 among the top 100 firms according to Accounting Today and currently sits on the 2017 IPA Best of the Best public accounting firms list.

Weaver serves a broad range of clients including large national and international companies, public and privately-held businesses, nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. In addition to traditional assurance and tax services, Weaver also provides numerous advisory services, including risk advisory; financial advisory; IT advisory; forensic accounting; litigation support; international; property tax; state and local tax; and wealth management services.

Position Summary: This position will provide advanced, diversified, and confidential administrative support to an executive level professional. The position uses broad and comprehensive knowledge of Firm operations, policies and procedures in performing a variety of routine and non-routine duties. The nature of this position requires the incumbent to make independent judgment decisions regarding the planning, organizing, and scheduling of work to a higher degree than other administrative positions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Core Competency is the demonstrated ability to carry out the primary responsibilities of the job which should be reflected in the essential duties section of the job description.

* Arrange, confirm, and manage an extremely detailed calendar; scheduling complex senior-level meetings and related logistics. Place, receive and manage high volume of phone calls and email.

* Provide billing support to partners.

* Process/format various financial reports and other client correspondence related to the practice as requested.

* Assembles and analyzes information to prepare a variety of documents including agendas, correspondence, memoranda, reports, and presentations. Prepares materials from very rough draft into final materials.

* Organizes large meetings/events including coordinating agendas, planning logistics, meeting equipment needs, and more.

* Answers mail and inquiries on own initiative, follows up with other departments to ensure requests are carried out.

* Manages routine administrative process for the department which may include: ordering supplies, processing travel expenses, processing payments, and researching charges to executive budget.

* Make hotel, airline, car rental and other reservations for executives. Maintain itinerary and keep travel records for executives.

* Participate as needed in special department projects.

* May handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information.

* Adhere to the Firm's policies and procedures, Core values, demonstrate their importance to others, and provide input to management on suggested modifications to Firm policies and procedures as necessary.

* Perform other duties as required.

Job Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, unless it would cause an undue hardship. The employee or potential employee still has his or her responsibility to be able to perform the essential duties of the position.

Education:

* 2 year college degree preferred with 2-5 years' experience, or equivalent.

Skills:

* Advanced level proficiency with a personal computer and Microsoft Office software.

* Superior communication skills, verbal and written.

* Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.

* Excellent follow-through, follow-up and the ability to bring timely closure.

* Professional demeanor with the ability to work under pressure situations and frequent tight timelines.

* Must be able to interface with various levels of internal and external customers in a confident, professional and non-offensive manner.

* Confidentiality and the ability to handle sensitive information is mandatory.

* Ability to interact with various levels of management.

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