Terex Corporation Administrative Assistant to an Executive in Westport, Connecticut


About Terex:

Terex Corporation is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. The company reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms, Cranes, and Materials Processing. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, and its products and services, visit www.terex.com and/or.

The Terex Tax and Finance teams are customer-focused groups of professionals who work collaboratively with Terex, its vendors, and customers to create standard work, stable processes, and value-added change. We use lean principles and prevention to create an environment in which defects are not accepted, created, or passed on. Our value of Servant Leadership interacts with the Terex Business System teachings so that great emphasis is placed on the role of each team member and the ability of every individual to drive continuous improvement.

About the Position:

Title: Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Chief Tax Officer

Location: Westport, CT

Relocation: No

Position Overview:

The Administrative Assistant will provide executive-level administrative support to the Chief Tax Officer and his team, as well as the Vice President, Human Resources & HRIS. The successful candidate will also provide technical support to the tax team. Responsibilities will range from travel arrangements and expense reimbursement processing to maintenance of the global tax compliance calendar, budget and forecast.


  • Maintain worldwide Tax G&A budget and forecast

  • Maintain compliance calendar

  • Process vendor invoices

  • Administer collaborative tools, such as SharePoint and internal databases

  • Coordinate all aspects of internal and external meetings, including travel, lodging, technology, conference rooms, meals, materials, etc.

  • Manage and maintain calendars

  • Plan and coordinate, often complex, global travel arrangements

  • Create advanced level spreadsheets, presentations and correspondence.

  • Manage incoming and outgoing mail and address to the extent possible

  • Support estimated payment, extension and tax return filing mailings

  • Manage supply inventory for department

  • Support talent development and review process

  • Support development and distribution of TBS Talks newsletter


Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent, associate's or bachelor’s degree preferred

  • 5+ years of executive level administrative experience or equivalent, preferably with experience in public accounting or the tax department of a global company

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple priorities, multi-task and meet deadlines

  • Tax and Accounting knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels in the organization

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

  • "Roll-up-sleeves" attitude and pleasant demeanor

  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including complex Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentation design

  • Willingness to learn how to extract data from Hyperion and Oracle systems

  • Flexibility to work overtime as required


Job ID 2017-35207

# Positions 1

Location US-CT-Westport

Posted Date 7/17/2017

Category Administration

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