Berntson Porter & Co. Administrative Assistant in Bellevue, Washington
Build your career at Berntson Porter! For the past seven years Berntson Porter has been recognized as one of the ?Best Accounting Firms to Work For? by Accounting Today and one of the ?Top 200 Firms? by Public Accounting. In our community, we have received numerous designations, including one of the region?s top Corporate Philanthropists by the Puget Sound Business Journal. We attain these accolades in part because we care about our clients? families and companies as if they were our own. We take the extra time to develop meaningful relationships inside and outside our firm.
We are looking for an innovative, organized and detail oriented professional to join our professional support team. The ability to multi-task, while maintaining complex schedules and managing administrative support, is essential in this position. As an Administrative Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic and fun environment.
Your Growth and Benefits
You will participate in a coaching program to help develop your skills to the next level. No matter where you are in your career, we are here to help you excel.
We are proud to offer a robust benefits package consisting of a competitive salary, bonus opportunity, company-paid insurance benefits for employees including medical, dental and vision, generous PTO, excellent profit sharing plus a 401k with a match. We also provide a great work/life balance with flexible work hours, community service opportunities, personalized coaching, and many more benefits.
We care for our clients and our employees like they are family, cultivating a collaborative, fun & great work environment.
Making an Impact
As the Administrative Assistant in our Audit Department, you will make an impact by:
Providing administrative support for the audit team as well as Principles
Coordinating and organizing logistics for meetings as required; drafting agendas, creating presentation materials, recording notes and following-up on action items as needed
Managing confirmations for audit engagements
Assisting in the annual engagement letter process and tracking the workflow
Assist with financial statement preparation; roll forward binders in engagement, pro-forma, revisions, format review, draft, final, binding if required
Producing and proofreading professional business communication documents including memos, reports, letters, invoices, emails, etc.
Coordinating calendar management and scheduling with the ability to both forward think and quickly adapting to changing situations
Prioritizing internal/external meetings/calls and inquiries as well as foreseeing next steps, problem-solving and planning appropriately
Preparing client billings and expense reports
Proactively managing internal client?s calendar and prioritizing internal/external meetings, calls and inquiries
Coordinating domestic and international travel arrangements: flights, hotel accommodations, ground transportation, itineraries/agendas and documentation
Maintaining a high level of discretion
Building strong relationships to establish and maintain credibility, trust and confidence with executive staff and peers
Responding to questions and requests for information
Backing up the front desk when needed
Coordinating and assisting with various projects, events and initiatives
Handling other duties and special projects as assigned
Minimum of two years administrative experience; preferably in a professional services environment
Bachelor?s degree preferred or High School Diploma with equivalent work experience
Proficient with Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office Suite applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organizational and problem-solving skills as well as detail oriented
Ability to work independently as well as a team player
Successfully multi-task multiple projects effectively and efficiently
As a full service public accounting firm, Berntson Porter works with a variety of clients across numerous industries and service lines. Berntson Porter specializes in construction, real estate, manufacturing and distribution, hospitality, technology and professional services. We take pride in our expertise, assisting clients with a variety of needs, audit and assurance services, tax planning and preparation, international tax and accounting, estate and transition planning, state and local tax, transaction services, accounting support and bookkeeping services and more.