We’re hiring a CFO Executive Assistant in Columbus, OH

We’re looking for somebody who can work closely with our Chief Financial Officer and her direct reports as we scale the company.

When Root was founded, we were few people with an acute focus on launching a new car insurance carrier. Today, we have 240 people in the company, including 57 within the Finance organization. With a rapidly growing company and a myriad of things happening at once, maintaining high-quality communication and coordination requires an increasing amount of focus.

We care tremendously about doing this well. We’re looking for someone who can exhibit a high level of responsibility and responsiveness to drive tasks through to completion. Trustworthiness and high-quality written communication are essential. You’ll regularly handle sensitive data and communication and spend a significant amount of time in email, on calendars, and in spreadsheets.

In addition to routine tasks, every week at Root is full of new challenges and projects that you’ll help support. You’ll have a wide variety in what you do if you’re willing to figure things out and take on anything.

Job responsibilities:

  • Job responsibilities:
  • Handle email communication. We use Google's services: Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Sheets.
  • Arrange travel.
  • Manage calendars: reserve conference rooms, resolve conflicts, handle reschedules, ensure invites contain dial-in information etc.
  • Keep track of outstanding requests and schedule reminders.
  • Handle invoice processing and expense reports,
  • Help manage area budgets  
  • Assemble PowerPoint presentations for a wide variety of audiences, from executive management to the board
  • Help with some small personal tasks, such as making appointments.

A few examples of projects that you would have been involved within the past week:

  • Work with the CFO’s direct reports on the company’s annual budget to ensure timelines are met.
  • Assemble budget packages for CFO review
  • Assemble a PowerPoint presentation based on notes from the Finance Team.
  • Proofread PowerPoint presentations for grammar, crisp presentation and voice consistency

Desired qualifications, skills, and attitude:

  • If your friends say you’re the most meticulous person that they know, you’ll be exceptional in this role. Please apply.
  • Reliability, trustworthiness, and a sense of urgency
  • Relentless optimism and sense of humor
  • Impeccable grammar
  • A readiness to jump in and figure things out
  • A little bit of tech-savviness will help as well

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

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