Administrative Assistant

Springfield, Illinois, United States Full-time

Since 1925, Federated Funeral Directors of America (FFDA) has been providing a variety of business services to funeral homes. FFDA supports more than 1300 clients. In size, the clients range from small rural operations to large volume firms conducting more than 1000 funerals annually.

FFDA became a part of the Fiducial family in late 2011. Fiducial, founded in France in 1970, is a major provider of financial services (Business Counseling, Bookkeeping, Payroll and Tax Preparation & Advisory Services) to small businesses and their owners. As a trusted advisor to entrepreneurs, Fiducial provides the financial back office infrastructure to clients, allowing them to focus on what they do best:  serve their customers.

 Position Overview

FFDA is looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide support to our branch office in Springfield, IL

This is a great opportunity for an Administrative Assistant with at least 2 years experience, a background in bookkeeping, accounting, and/or taxes a plus. Responsibilities include but are not be limited to: printing and processing of tax returns, completion of various daily tasks requiring computer literary, data entry, cleint relations & other general office tasks.  This position will be working in our Tax department and will require strong attention to detail as well as the ability to research information and timely communication with both internal staff as well as direct client contact. 

 Desired Skills/ Experience/Attributes

  • 1-2 years administrative experience required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office to include Excel and Word.
  • Interest in Accounting/Tax is helpful.
  • Ensure proper document retention and utilization of offsite storage
  • Monitor & maintain department supplies including binding materials
  • Maintain Department calendar & job schedule 

The ideal candidate for this position:

  • Self starter
  • Has strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Has exceptional organizational and time management skills
  • Is dependable and professional with excellent listening skills
  • Possesses an unquestionable level of integrity
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Is committed to fostering and maintaining a service culture 

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • High School Diploma Required