The Finance and Administration Assistant, under the direction of the Associate Vice President of Purchasing, will provide administrative support to the department.  This includes distributing mail, ordering supplies, preparing memos, correspondence, and reports, and coordinating materials for meetings and training sessions.  Maintains records for tax exempt state sales and use certificates, maintains vendor files; and serves as departmental administrator for AFConnect.  This position will also greet and assist visitors for the Arthritis Foundation National Office and building tenants and handle phone calls on the central phone console.  This position’s regular work schedule is 37.5 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Requirements include an Associate’s degree or specialized training plus minimum three years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Qualified candidate must be articulate, professional, and polished in both dress and demeanor and must possess excellent customer service,verbal and written communication skills.  This position requires the ability to work under pressure with frequent interruptions, exercising tact and discretion. Must be able to adapt to new situations with ease and maintain confidential nature of work.

Intermediate level computer experience and good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word are required. Must have ability to learn and perform routine tasks using Peoplesoft. The ideal candidate is a fast learner with high standards, good work ethic and ability to work in a fast paced environment. Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: resume@arthritis.org. Please reference "Administration Assistant" in subject line.

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