AECOM Executive Assistant - Audit Services Group in Los Angeles, California

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Position Title Executive Assistant - Audit Services Group

United States of America - California

Los Angeles

Job Summary

Located at our Downtown Los Angeles office, the Executive Assistant is a key role in the Audit Services Group (ASG) who will provide administrative support to the global ASG leadership team. ASG is responsible for evaluating the adequacy and effectiveness of AECOM’s systems of internal controls that guide company activities toward accomplishing primary business objectives. Reporting to the Corporate Vice President, Audit Services, this position requires a high level of resourcefulness, administrative skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task, excellent communication skills and the highest degree of confidentiality.


  • Manage administrative tasks, including setting up meetings; managing vendor relationships; ordering supplies; answering, screening, routing and/or responding to calls

  • Review draft documents for accuracy, format, grammar and consistency

  • Assist in coordinating agendas and preparing presentations for leadership team meetings and off-sites, and department global team meetings

  • Anticipate administrative requirements associated with ASG objectives and initiatives and develop action plans to provide the required support

  • Coordinate detailed meetings and other events, and assist in preparing meeting materials including presentations

  • Coordinate onboarding activities for new joiners and co-source staff

  • Manage complex international and domestic travel arrangements, and prepare travel and expense reports on a timely basis

  • Interact with senior executives, internal and external business partners, and other key stakeholders.

  • Establish, maintain and update files and records

  • Assist in maintaining ASG’s intranet site

  • Perform other related projects and duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • 3 + years of experience in an executive assistant capacity to senior leadership in a large global organization, with a verifiably excellent performance track record

  • Understanding of business concepts

  • Skilled in upper-level administrative support functions

  • Highly proficient technical skills including preparing presentations and working with spreadsheets (Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Power Point)

  • Experience working in a highly demanding and fast-paced environment

  • Experience in working with highly confidential information

  • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively, and meet tight deadlines

  • Ability to anticipate and address issues and executives’ needs

  • Must be a resourceful and independent thinker, able to think and act strategically

  • Must demonstrate good judgment and decision-making capabilities

  • Must be a self-starter with excellent prioritization skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experienced working with all levels in a corporate environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Local candidates preferred

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191564BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.