Capacity Administrative Assistant

Job Description

Position Purpose:
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta strengthens its region by providing
quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues. The
Administrative Assistant is a member of a team that stewards over $1 billion of
charitable capital. Reporting to the CFO, the Administrative Assistant is a partner in
supporting the work of the Accounting, Investments, IT, Operations and Human
Resources departments. The Foundation works with individual and corporate
donors, nonprofits, private foundations, professional advisors and family offices.

Essential functions of Position:

  • Provides administrative support to the CFO and Capacity team (Accounting,
    Investments, IT, Operations and Human Resources)
  • Supports the management of the Investment Committee meetings
  • Supports accounting in performing various weekly, monthly and quarterly
    administrative processes
  • Supports accounting during seasonal peaks of grant and scholarship
  • Supports gift processing
  • Serves as back up for front desk receptionist periodically including answering
    and directing all incoming calls, receiving and assisting all visitors in a
    courteous and efficient manner, and maintaining a neat front office
  • Assists with special projects and other duties as assigned



  • 2-4 years administrative experience preferred
  • Some accounting or banking experience a plus


  • Associate Degree or higher in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field a


  • Ability to organize and prioritize daily work and multiple requests/projects
    while managing long-term assignments
  • Strong analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and results oriented
  • Good customer service and communication skills (listening, interpersonal,
    oral, written)
  • Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures
  • Interest in learning accounting-related tasks
  • Ability to accurately complete task timely and accurately
  • Strong Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word) skills

Next Steps
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No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta values diversity and inclusion; therefore
we honor the diverse needs, strengths, voices, and backgrounds of all individuals in
our regional community.

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