Administrative Asst SR (EAST)

Georgia Power | Atlanta, GA

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Posted Date 7/11/2017

Administrative Asst SR (EAST)


Administrative Assistant

SCS Budgeting & Trust Finance

This position will be responsible for providing administrative support to Southern Company Services’ (SCS) Budgeting & Trust Finance departments and staff located in Atlanta. The position will also work with other support staffs within SCS Finance & Treasury.

This role requires outstanding organizational skills, along with the ability to multitask. The successful candidate must be a self-starter, proactive, and possess the ability to work through competing priorities with minimal supervision and direction. This position routinely interacts with company executives, employees, and job candidates.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: appropriately responding to and managing telephone calls and mail/email requests; preparing and organizing meeting materials; scheduling and coordinating meetings and conference calls and related logistics; making travel arrangements (i.e. airline tickets, lodging, transportation, etc.); handling expense reports and purchasing supplies (using, but not limited to Oracle AP and iExpense); maintaining multiple calendars; timekeeping (provide inputs and reporting for HRIS system - PeopleSoft and time reporting system); processing Investment Capital Calls and electronic and hard copy filing of documents; routinely maintaining confidential information; handling other miscellaneous functions as needed.

Job Requirements:

Educational Requirements :

• High school diploma or equivalent required. Advanced training or a college degree is a plus.

• Professional certification a plus.

• Successful completion of the EEI SASS (Clerical) pre-employment test.

Experience Requirements :

• Candidates should have successful experience providing administrative support and services to individual managers and groups, including delivering effective communications to these managers and groups.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities :

• The ideal candidate is comfortable with technology and embraces the opportunity to develop skills using new and evolving technology.

• Must have high proficiency with computers in general and be fully capable with the Microsoft Office suite ((i.e., Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel).

• Must have the ability to use SHIPS, eSTARS, iExpense, and other company specific software.

• Knowledge and use of general office administration/management practices and equipment.

• Strong verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills, including good listening skills.

• Ability to proactively problem-solve, make decisions, anticipate next steps, implement solutions and monitor progress for multiple projects.

• Strong organizational, attention to detail, analytical, prioritization, time management and calendar management skills.

• Ability to effectively interact with a variety of position levels and personalities.

• Able to support event planning and execution.

• Able to successfully perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

Behavioral Attributes :

• Demonstrates the Southern Style elements of Superior Performance, Total Commitment and Unquestionable Trust in all interactions.

• Ethical Behavior: Is widely trusted; deals fairly and ethically with everyone; presents facts in an honest and direct manner; maintains strict confidentiality of sensitive information.

• Innovation: Looks for ways to improve workplace effectiveness; solicits the creative ideas of others; efficiently works within budget and time constraints; exhibits willingness to work out of comfort zone.

• Diversity: Values differences in people; understands different perspectives and frames of reference; recognizes the link between diversity and organizational success and supports an inclusive workplace.

• Customer Focus: Dedicated to meeting expectations and requirements of internal customers; maintains effective relationships across organizations.

• Superior Performance: Sets high expectations for self; promotes safety as our highest priority; takes personal responsibility for individual and organizational success; acts with speed, decisiveness and individual initiative; allows others to challenge ideas without being defensive. Must have proven work ethic, strong relationship building skills and be a quick learner. Attentive to detail. Positive, “can do” attitude. Exercises good judgment and discretion and works independently with little or no supervision.

• Teamwork: Communicates openly and values honesty; listens to others; works with others toward common goals.

• Approachable: Approachable by all. Interact professionally with Executives, clients, management, peer administrative support and staff. Flexible and adjusts to changing priorities.

With 4.4 million customers and more than 46,000 megawatts of generating capacity, Atlanta-based Southern Company is the premier energy company serving the Southeast through its subsidiaries. A leading U.S. producer of clean, safe, reliable and affordable electricity, Southern Company owns electric utilities in four states and a growing competitive generation company, as well as fiber optics and wireless communications. Southern Company brands are known for energy innovation, excellent customer service, high reliability and retail electric prices that are below the national average. Southern Company and its subsidiaries are leading the nation's nuclear renaissance through the construction of the first new nuclear units to be built in a generation of Americans and are demonstrating their commitment to energy innovation through the development of a state-of-the-art coal gasification plant. Southern Company has been recognized by the U.S. Department of Defense and G.I. Jobs magazine as a top military employer and listed by DiversityInc as a top company for Blacks. The company received the 2012 Edison Award from the Edison Electric Institute for its leadership in new nuclear development, was named Electric Light & Power magazine's Utility of the Year for 2012 and is continually ranked among the top utilities in Fortune's annual World's Most Admired Electric and Gas Utility rankings. Visit our website at HTTP://WWW.SOUTHERNCOMPANY.COM

Southern Company is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job Field: Administrative & Clerical

Job Type: Standard

Primary Location: Georgia-Metro Atlanta-Atlanta

Operating Company: Southern Company Services

Job Type: Standard

Travel (Up to...): Yes, 25 % of the Time

Union Covered: No

Work Location(s):

Southern Company Headquarters - 30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW (30ATLANTA)

30 Ivan Allen Jr. Blvd. NW

Atlanta, 30308

Req ID: SCS2006741

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