Executive Assistant

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Date: Jun 10, 2019

Location: Los Angeles, CA, US, 90071

Company: Capital Group

Req ID:  30133
Experience Level: Professional 
Other Location(s): Los Angeles (CA)  
Relocation offered: No
Travel required: None


Come grow with us


At Capital Group, how we work is defined by shared values that include absolute integrity, respect and collaboration. But it’s more than that. It’s smart and highly driven people united in purpose to serve our investors and one another.


Bring your energy and unique perspective to Capital and you’ll have the opportunity to grow with us professionally, personally, and financially. You’ll be part of a team that genuinely cares about helping you succeed. You’ll work alongside talented colleagues, many of whom build long careers while progressing through multiple roles, establishing lifelong friendships and making a difference in our communities. In return for your contributions, you’ll receive premier compensation and benefits, and a company-funded retirement plan that ranks among the most generous.


The Executive Assistant will be responsible for supporting the needs of senior project managers. The ideal candidate must be exceedingly well-organized, have strong multitasking skills, enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a fast-paced department, and have a strong inclination to work in a team-oriented environment. Attention to detail is as important as keeping an eye on the big picture, as is the ability to balance the two perspectives. Forward-thinking individuals will excel in this role if they can anticipate the daily needs of management and identify opportunities to improve work processes for themselves and the department.


Skills Required

  • Coordinating and scheduling complex meetings and events involving participants in multiple locations, compiling meeting agendas, reserving meeting space and arranging all details
  • Scheduling/coordination of details for meetings with internal and external contacts
  • Managing travel arrangements
  • Completing and tracking expense reports
  • Organization and maintenance of information that may be sensitive, confidential or technical in nature
  • Exercising good judgment to effectively manage multiple projects with shifting priorities
  • File management
  • Distributing, collecting, and tracking documents and documenting processes producing general correspondence, reports and presentations
  • The Administrative Assistant may work on special projects and perform additional responsibilities as assigned. The associate works independently, referring questions/clarifications to managers or other appropriate resources
  • 5+ years of previous Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant experience in a corporate environment, supporting at least one senior executive
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail, with ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks in a timely manner
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A desire and demonstrated ability to learn new technologies and leverage opportunities for process improvements
  • Displays intellectual curiosity, analytical skills, critical thinking and sound judgment in problem resolution of moderate complexity
  • Proficiency in Microsoft, including Word, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Proven ability to review data and create and maintain charts in Excel is a plus.
  • Experience with electronic calendaring (Outlook)
  • Knowledge of SharePoint and OneNote is a plus
  • Demonstrates attention to detail with ongoing initiatives in the project office, such as coordinating, reviewing and submitting dashboard reports to Leadership
  • Checking manager(s) calendar regularly for coordination of room logistics, WebEx, catering, and, ensures calendar is clean with no double-bookings
  • Scheduling complex meetings regularly for managers and demonstrating a keen sense of negotiation skills with other admins for high level (Leadership) meetings
  • Leverages opportunities for improvements with administrative processes and procedures
  • Supports the planning and execution of project office special events and workshops
  • Demonstrates initiative and attention to detail when participating in special projects and learning new technologies
  • Input, review, finalize and submission of expense reports
  • Coordinating and booking of travel


Company Overview:
Founded in 1931, Capital Group is one of the world’s largest and most trusted investment management companies and home to the American Funds. We manage more than US$1.7 trillion in assets, and our 7,500 associates make our clients their first priority every day. When we do our job right, millions of investors around the world fulfill their dreams and financial goals, from home ownership and higher education, to a comfortable retirement. Our long-term investment results and outstanding service set us apart from our competitors, while our workplace sets us apart from other employers. 


We are an equal opportunity employer, which means we comply with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit discrimination when making all decisions about employment. As equal opportunity employers, our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including gender and gender identity), pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, AIDS/HIV status, political activities or affiliations, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

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