Financial & Administrative Assistant

Washington D.C.
Salary commensurate with experience.
Apr 23, 2018
May 28, 2018
Career Level
Entry Level
Full Time

Financial & Administrative Assistant
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) seeks an assistant for its Finance and Administration department. We are seeking someone who is detail-oriented, is a self-starter, and has a proven ability to multitask and prioritize assignments. This position also requires strong interpersonal skills.
Primary areas of responsibility include:
• Serving as the office receptionist answering the main phone line, maintaining the reception area, and managing all incoming mail and deliveries.
• Supporting the finance department through reviewing accounts payable and staff expense reports, entering items into the Great Plains accounting software, and following up with staff concerning questions.
• Helping with tasks such as handling employee timesheets, compiling check batches, processing credit card payments, and overseeing office supply orders.
• Assisting with the planning, set up, and break down of in-office receptions and events, which may be after-hours.
• Supporting other departments as necessary, particularly regarding upcoming events.

Limited travel is required for the association’s annual convention, as well as working overtime during the peak convention season.
The candidate should possess a bachelor’s degree and have strong experience with Excel, Word and Outlook. Strong oral and writing communication skills are a must, as well as excellent project management and organizational abilities. The successful candidate is a team player, detail and customer-service oriented, proactive, and meets deadlines.

Salary commensurate with experience.

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WSWA is an equal opportunity employer, offers a competitive benefits/salary package and encourages all qualified applicants to apply.

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