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Executive Assistant

Company: Phoenix Companies Inc.
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary

This position will provide advanced executive administrative support to our CFO - requiring broad experience, skills, and knowledge of organizational operations, policies, and practices. In this role the EA must be able to exercise discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance for the organization. S/he must have the ability to multi-task with impeccable attention to detail in a fast paced, deadline driven environment, with an innate ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and peers. This is an exciting opportunity for a self-starter seeking a dynamic role.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

* Manage multiple projects at one time with the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple, potentially competing priorities.
* Perform a variety of administrative tasks that include: managing an active calendar, planning and facilitating meetings, compiling and researching content for meetings, completing expense reports and composing, preparing, and prioritizing correspondence.
* Must be able to anticipate and solve for challenges to ensure the most strategic use of the executive's time.
* Prepare presentation materials, with a key focus on PowerPoint.
* Organize and coordinate administrative duties related to certain company assets and resources, such as company equipment, stocking of supplies, working with vendors, and other duties as needed or assigned. Ability to represent company in dealings with third parties.
* Arrange travel and submit expenses as needed; identify errors and reconcile discrepancies.
* Model leadership in building relationships crucial to the success of the organization.
* Demonstrate ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills
* Ability to work independently and operate under pressure while handling a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.
* Support and assist team members in the department.
* Lead various aspects of office management.
* Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* Bachelor's degree preferred. Will consider the equivalent combination of experience and education.
* 7-10 years' administrative experience supporting senior leadership
* Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to details.
* A team player with exceptional customer service skills.
* Expertise in Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Expert skills with PowerPoint are essential.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills including correspondence and presentations; ability to interact with individuals at all levels internally and externally.
* Must be flexible and available with respect to working off-hours.
* Flexible and adaptable, excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work on site Monday through Friday, and travel to other offices as needed.
* Ability to anticipate needs, prioritize assignments, meet deadlines and focus on critical deliverables
* Adept at working independently; demonstrated ability to work and thrive in a fast paced, multi-faceted environment.
* Results-driven, resilient in the face of obstacles and varied personalities.
* Demonstrate good judgment, confidentiality, and integrity.


Nassau maintains a holistic compensation philosophy focused on competitive base salaries, performance driven incentives, and unique professional development opportunities. The combination of compensation, benefits, and an entrepreneurial culture along with related experiences is key to recruiting and retaining talent. Our compensation system is designed to reward performance, support development and job growth, and compensate individuals relative to their contribution to our organization. The compensation for this position falls within Nassau's salary band E: $65,000-$150,000.

Visit our Careers page and apply online at www.nfg.com.

Nassau was founded in 2015 and carries a tradition dating to 1851. Our business covers three segments: insurance, reinsurance, and asset management, and our capabilities include life insurance and annuity products, real estate investments, collateralized loan obligations and other asset management specialties, and reinsurance. As part of a young and growing financial services enterprise, our employees are tapping into a new entrepreneurial spirit while they build on a long track record of putting customers first, understanding the evolving income and protection needs, and developing quality products to meet those needs.

Nassau provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Phoenix Companies Inc., Hartford , Executive Assistant, Other , Hartford, Connecticut

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