• Boston, MA
  • This position has been filled

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Our University (Accounting) client in Boston is looking for an organized, proactive and adaptable Administrative Assistant with excellent customer service and communications skills to support a university accounting team’s operations. This is a contract role. Immediate availability to interview and begin is needed.


Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Serve as approachable first point of contact by greeting all guests, students, etc. and providing accurate directions; maintain accurate metrics on visits and enter data in spreadsheets
  • Provide basic accounting assistance and account analysis; cashiering and processing checks
  • Order and maintain supplies; provide faxing assistance to office members
  • Distribute incoming correspondence/mail, sort, and distribute checks for the team
  • Provide assistance to the team by filing appropriate records held in the leadership office.
  • Answer and screen all incoming phone calls, take accurate messages when applicable and route calls to the proper office if necessary
  • Additional administrative duties as needed


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Prior experience in higher education or general administration is preferred. 
  • Experience working either in finance/accounting or with finance/accounting teams preferred
  • B.A./B.S. in any field




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