Position Title: Administrative Assistant, Cetera Financial Group


What we need:


Cetera Financial Group is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant for our company’s office located in West Des Moines, Iowa.  This is a unique opportunity to join our team to provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President, Shared Operations as well as provide office support for our West Des Moines location.



What you will do:

  • Provide administrative support for the Senior Vice President, Shared Operations

  • Manage calendars and schedule meetings

  • Coordinate routine maintenance of site with facilities and assist where applicable in event planning

  • Interact with a diverse group of vendors, visitors and internal contacts throughout all levels of the organization

  • Assist with the on and off boarding of new employees to the organization

  • Create, update and maintain routine spreadsheets

  • Create presentations and other documents

  • Provide exceptional telephone support

  • Tracking and timely processing of invoices; preparation of monthly expense accruals

  • Answer routine correspondence and assemble information that occasionally may be of confidential and sensitive nature

  • Make travel arrangements and process expense reports

  • Manage inventory and ordering of supplies

What you need to have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience

  • 4+ years of experience in a senior administrative support role with extensive experience supporting senior level executives

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite


Really catch our eye with:

  • 4+ years of experience in a senior administrative support role in a professional services environment

Our top performers share the following traits:

  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills including editing and proofreading

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously

  • Strong organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to handle a variety of duties simultaneously in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to analyze complex information requests

  • Sound judgment and problem solving abilities

  • Ability to exercise considerable discretion in all manners of internal and external communications.

What we give you in return:


Our competitive Health program offers a comprehensive benefits package that supports healthy lifestyles, preventative care and helps to protect against hardship. Our retirement plan offers our employees the opportunity to plan ahead for a strong financial future well beyond their working years. 


About Cetera Financial Group:

Cetera Financial Group® ("Cetera") is a leading network of independent retail broker-dealers empowering the delivery of objective financial advice to individuals, families and company retirement plans across the country through trusted financial advisors and financial institutions. Cetera is the second-largest independent financial advisor network in the nation by number of advisors, as well as a leading provider of retail services to the investment programs of banks and credit unions.


Through its multiple distinct firms, Cetera offers independent and institutions-based advisors the benefits of a large, established broker-dealer and registered investment adviser, while serving advisors and institutions in a way that is customized to their needs and aspirations. Advisor support resources offered through Cetera include award-winning wealth management and advisory platforms, comprehensive broker-dealer and registered investment adviser services, practice management support and innovative technology.


"Cetera Financial Group" refers to the network of retail independent broker-dealers encompassing, among others, Cetera Advisors, Cetera Advisor Networks, Cetera Financial Institutions, Cetera Financial Specialists, First Allied Securities, Girard Securities, and Summit Brokerage Services.


Cetera Financial Group is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. For us, this is the only acceptable way to do business. Accordingly, all employment decisions at the Cetera Financial Group, including those relating to hiring, promotion, transfers, benefits, compensation, and placement, will be made without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, physical and/or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic characteristics, religion, religious dress and/or grooming, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, U.S. military status, political affiliation, or any other class protected by state and/or federal law.


Agencies please note: this recruitment assignment is being managed directly by Cetera’s Talent Acquisition team. We will reach out to our preferred agency partners in the rare instance we require additional talent options. Your respect for this process is appreciated.


Primary Location

US-IA-West Des Moines

Work Locations

Des Moines 7021 Vista Dr P.O. BOX 14474 West Des Moines 50266




Operations Full-time

Job Posting

Sep 7, 2017, 10:56:08 PM

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