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Include These Administrative Associate Skills
- Knowledge of administrative procedures
- Business acumen
- Budgeting skills
- Problem-solving orientation
- Attention to details and accuracy
- Time management
- Computer competences
Those interested in an Administrative Associate position can check relevant skills and aptitudes in the cover letter example provided just below.
Dear Ms. Jones:
When I learned of your need for a highly organized and efficient Administrative Associate, I felt compelled to submit my resume for your consideration. With extensive successful experience in strategic planning, organizational management, and general administration—as well as my expertise in overseeing HR tasks, budgeting, and complex calendars—I feel confident that I would significantly benefit your company in this challenging capacity.
From implementing company policies and managing expenses to performing accounting functions and maintaining inventories, my background has consistently been characterized by my steadfast dedication to managing fiscal responsibility and achieving organizational objectives. My proven ability to strategically define and meet goals, along with my communication, problem solving, and time management capabilities, position me ready to excel in this role.
Consider the following highlights of my qualifications:
Supporting C-level executive team comprising 5 senior managers and 12 team leaders, as well as providing indirect support to 135+ employees, as an Administrative Manager for TBT Industries; delivering overarching support in all aspects of administrative leadership including payroll, staffing, scheduling, correspondence, and project management.
Maintaining busy calendars, scheduling daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly/meetings, arranging domestic and international travel plans, and rescheduling conflicts promptly as necessary.
Analyzing and revising internal accounting and budgeting processes to ensure accuracy and timely reporting on all financial data and resources.
Liaising across multiple departments and business units to swiftly resolve day-to-day administrative and operational issues.
Mentoring and supervising administrative staff both internally and off-/cross-site.
Working proactively and efficiently in largely independent roles while simultaneously communicating effectively and collaboratively with personnel and management.
Earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Ames University in 2011.
With my record of success in operations, HR, and process management and administration, coupled with my team leadership skills and my tireless enthusiasm and dedication, I will certainly surpass your expectations for this role. I look forward to discussing the position in detail.
Thank you for your consideration.
Verena I. Lyon