Welcome2Africa International is recruiting for fulltime Executive Assistant/Accountant.
Welcome2Africa international is a private sector development company committed to the positive economic growth of Africa and from the get-go, founded upon the vision to redefine the image of Africa.
Welcome2Africa International develops and initiate a range of activities to catalyze and facilitate investment, trade and business/commercial interest into and across Africa - All with a current focus and commitment to the development and transformation of Africa's Agribusiness sector.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Executive Assistant/Accountant
Location: Abuja Reporting to: CEO
Welcome2Africa International is seeking a Executive Assistant/PA Intern is required to support an extremely dynamic, innovative, and an extremely driven entrepreneurial CEO of an emerging International Private Sector development company dedicated to the economic growth of Africa.
Working to a fast pace is key for this role, as the CEO manages several territories and her work load is due to double over the coming years so a "go getting" PA is vital. As a key contact for both internal and external stakeholder, excellent communication and accounting skills is essential.
A great opportunity to work with a pioneer who poised for great success.
Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO.
The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison within the organisation. ; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects. The Executive Assistant must be creative and enjoy working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is mission-driven, results-driven, community oriented and Africa Focus.
The ideal individual will have the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.
The Executive Assistant will have the ability to work independently on projects, from conception to completion, and must be able to work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion. The executive assistant is also expected to have good accounting skills.
Arranging and attending meetings with the CEO
Sending and responding to emails
Researching and identifying clients
Provide accounting reports
Writes error-free, eloquent emails and letters for various events and announcements. Updates and maintains phone lists for CEO.
Contribute to development of Company
Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
Works closely and effectively with the CEO to keep her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Acts as a "barometer," having a sense for the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the CEO updated.
Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization, and manages a variety of special projects for the President, some of which may have organizational impact.
Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO's ability to effectively lead the company