Underwriters Laboratories is seeking an Executive Assistant to support the Chief Financial Officer. This role will work under minimal supervision to perform diversified and confidential administrative duties requiring broad experience and demonstrated skill and knowledge of organizational policies and practices. The Executive Assistant will prepare complex letters, presentations, and reports. This individual will collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to organize schedules, plan meetings, and build travel itineraries. Other responsibilities include preparation and management of budgets, records, statistics, and other documents in support of operational success. This position will require a high level of tact and integrity due to the frequency of senior-level internal and external communications and regular exposure to confidential data.
At Underwriters Laboratories, we wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place. Science is in our DNA; we are endlessly curious and passionate about seeking and speaking the truth. We take delight in knowing that our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence. Underwriters Laboratories stands at the forefront of technological advancement, and we are continually challenged to find new ways to foster innovation and positive change. Satisfying? Yes. Exciting? Absolutely!
Professional education and experience requirements, and preferred qualities for the role include:
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing safety science research through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge. We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies. We foster communities of safety, from grassroots initiatives for neighborhoods to summits of world leaders. Our organization employs collaborative and scientific approaches with partners and stakeholders to drive innovation and progress toward improving safety, security, and sustainability, ultimately enhancing societal well-being.
Our wholly owned subsidiary, UL Inc., advances our shared public safety mission. We fund our work through grants, the licensing of standards documents and the business activities of UL Inc., which conducts testing, verification and certification, and provides training and advisory services, along with data-driven reporting and decision-making tools for customers around the world.
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