This position provides administrative support services to CIM’s Investments Department.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Making and/or coordinating travel arrangements including but not limited to; booking flights, hotels, ground transportation and updating itineraries for both domestic and international travel as required.Manage calendars including but not limited to; scheduling meetings, conference calls, accepting and/or declining and/or rescheduling meetings for various staff members and sending out meeting requests on their behalf.Prepare and process expense reports for department staff members.Create and update projects inSalesForce.Research projects for the Investment team using CoStar, RCA, Acris and other databases.Processing of invoices related to departmental expenses including but not limited to; setting up vendors, ensuring the appropriate insurance coverage is obtained and submitted, tracking payments in system to ensure timely payments, verifying invoice amount is within budget and in compliance with contract or agreement.Sort and distribute incoming mail to department staff members, forward misdirected mail to the appropriate party.Coordinate outgoing mail including but not limited to addressing, metering, and certified or registered mail, overnight delivery and intra-company.Set up and maintenance of departmental and/or management files according to established criteria related to; contracts, documents, correspondence, agreements, reports,etc.
NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Special projects such as; conducting internet searches, preparing special reports, responding to information requests.Provide support to the other Administrative Support staff in assigned departments/organizations and fill in when needed.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS (including certifications, licenses, etc):Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience plus a minimum of 2 years experience in an administrative role, preferably in a private equity company or investment banking.
COMMUNICATION SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to read and interpret documents such as contracts, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.Ability to write simple correspondence and/or reportsAbility to respond to common inquiries or complaints from staff members, other department members and/or contacts in the business community.
MATHEMATICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divideAbility to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, percentages.
REASONING SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructionsAbility to solve practical problemsDemonstrated ability to appropriately prioritize assignments between departments based on the priority/urgency of the assignment(s)
TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS:Proficient with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.Proficient with document management/storage software such as SharePoint and Salesforce required.Experience with accounts payable software such as Nexus Payables is desirable.Proficient with office equipment such as printers, copiers, scanners, mail metering machines.
PERFORMANCE METRICS:Accuracy and timeliness of work productCustomer satisfactionCompliance with company and departmental policies and proceduresAbility to complete responsibilities and projects with minimal direction/supervision.Demonstration of appropriate judgment and decision making in resolving issues that arise.Active, contributing member in a team environment.Responsiveness to requests and demonstrated ownership in completing essential tasks and assignments.Professional, pleasant attitude and demeanor that positively reflects on the individual as a representative of their Principal and/or the organization they represent.Regular, consistent attendance.