Executive Assistant to EVP of Finance

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Meyer Burger - WORK FOR A VISION

Meyer Burger is bringing solar manufacturing back to the US. Our goal is not only to produce the best and most sustainable solar modules in the world, but also to be a truly green company, building a brand that sets new standards for the entire solar industry.

We are a Swiss headquartered manufacturer of high-performance solar cells and modules with production sites in Germany supported by more than 1,200 employees globally. We combine cutting-edge technology with a 70-year history of development and deployment of excellent products. Our experience and culture gives us the courage to lead photovoltaics into a new era. We are now investing in the U.S., bringing our first overseas production plant to Goodyear, Arizona, creating hundreds of jobs.

We are looking for employees who want to create rather than manage, who want to break new grounds as part of a committed team, and bring about lasting change. Become part of something big! Shape the energy generation of the future together with us! If you want to successfully drive the energy transition to 100% renewables and create a premium brand, we look forward to receiving your application as Executive Assistant.

The Role

The Executive assistant will provide administrative support to EVP of Finance, Accounting, and Executive team. Coordinates EVP's meeting schedule, meeting preparations, follow-up tasks, audit reporting, and will oversee complex travel arrangements. Develops positive and strategic relationships at all levels of the organization. Uses discretion, judgment, and knowledge of the organization to facilitate the executive's activities and maintain confidentiality. This position will also provide support to accounting team.

Your contribution to our vision (responsibilities):

  • Engages and supports EVP of Finance, Accounting, Finance department and Executive team.
  • Leads and/ or assists special projects, tasks and/or assignments on behalf of EVP finance and leadership team as requested.
  • Coordinates internal and external meetings, including taking meeting minutes.
  • Manages calendar and expense reports for EVP of Finance.
  • Travel arrangements for executive team and visitors.
  • Act as point-of- contact for travel agency to determine and review firm travel policies.
  • Administrates office leases.
  • Audits travel, expense, credit card programs.
  • Supports office tasks, including account AP/AR functions.
  • Other directed duties as assigned by supervisor.

You bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in business administration or similar or applicable experience.
  • 5+ years administrating and accounting experience.
  • Proven experience in effectively managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous experience supporting management and large teams.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, and relationship building skills to effectively work with a variety of people and personalities; able to communicate clearly and effectively to all levels of the organization. In person and in writing.
  • Demonstrates leadership as an effective role model for the department, positive attitude and common sense.
  • Experience working with collaborative teams.
  • Ability to anticipate needs and act proactively in support of leadership team members.
  • Intermediate skills in MS Office, Word, Excel (including pivot tables, x-lookups), Powerpoint, Outlook, MS teams, SAP and/or other ERP systems.
  • Initiate.
  • Excellent organizational skills and detail oriented.
  • Critical evaluation.
  • Problem solver.
  • Ability to maintain confidential and meticulous records.

A Plus:

  • Bilingual/ Spanish/ German