• Operations - Investing & Lending Middle Office - Administrative Assistant

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    Investing & Lending MO
    Employment Type


    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.


    The Operations Division is seeking to add a highly motivated Administrative Assistant. This role is to support a Partner and the broader team as needed, some of whom travel extensively with complex schedules. Previous experience in supporting a senior level executive and arranging complex travel itineraries is preferred as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy and dynamic environment.


    • Provides administrative support in a complex team environment
    • Coordinates complex, senior-level internal conference calls
    • Handles a high volume of phones calls and interacts with high level business leaders in a professional and effective manner
    • Maintains complex and extremely detailed calendars and prioritizes meeting requests and related logistics
    • Coordinates travel arrangements and processes team expense reports
    • Coordinates with other administrative personnel
    • Ad Hoc projects
    • Maintains understanding of firm policies and handles certain issues independently
    • Responsible for participation in general administrative duties (copying, scanning, archiving), ad-hoc projects, committees and or group events

    Basic Qualifications 

    • Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines
    • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
    • Strong knowledge of general business, corporate and government cultures
    • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information
    • Self-starter with excellent anticipation skills; problem solving; follow up
    • Demonstrated dependability and sense of urgency about getting results
    • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and confidentiality
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Comfortable working with people at all organizational levels
    • Comfortable working in a sometimes hectic, high pressure environment
    • Ability to display a consistent, professional degree of communication
    • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment
    • Must be able to prioritize a variety of time-sensitive tasks
    • Must have excellent judgment; independent thinker and resourceful
    • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Team player with a positive attitude
    • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required



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