Senior Administrative Assistant

United States, District Of Columbia, Washington

Job Description

About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit

Administrative Assistant Advanced (job code 000003)


The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to a team of associates within a workgroup, practice area or client team. Support ranges from clerical and logistical matters to document production and the effective use of office applications. The assistant is integral to the efficient workflow within the office environment.

  • Answer phones
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings
  • Prepare correspondence, including editing for content, grammar, punctuation, and phrasing
  • Prepare and produce documents, graphics presentations, and related materials
  • Travel arrangements
  • Maintain consultants calendar
  • Prepare trip/expense reports
  • Work as an effective team member
  • Maintain a flexible approach and attitude toward others
  • Record time accurately and timely
  • Supports team members/pitches in to help others
  • Anticipates needs/self-directed
  • Shares work with others and delegates if appropriate
  • Mentor other assistants
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Typing accurate at 55 WPM
  • Excellent writing skills - grammar, punctuation, spelling, proofing, editing
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

All positions require an applicant who has accepted an offer to undergo a background check. The checks run are based on the nature of the position. Background checks may include some or all of the following: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. By applying for a position with Aon Hewitt, you understand that you will be required to undergo a background check should you be made an offer. You also understand that the offer is contingent upon successful completion of the background check and results consistent with Aon Hewitt's employment policies. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.


Aon is committed to a diverse workforce and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled)

Job number: 054230
Category: Administrative & Support Services
Location: United States, District Of Columbia, Washington

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