Great River Energy

Executive Assistant

Job Locations US-MN-Maple Grove
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RESUMES DUE BY February 25, 2018

Executive Assistant

Maple Grove, Minnesota


More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy, people are our first priority–both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.


General Summary 

We currently have an opening for an Executive Assistant in our Finance division. The successful candidate will provide high quality administrative support and customer service to the vice president and division staff to ensure effective and efficient processes are maintained and coordinated.



  • Performs administrative tasks such as special filings/mailings, maintain calendars, coordinate travel arrangements, schedule and coordinate meeting logistics, file record retention, onboard finance employees, take meeting minutes, participate on the administrative professional team, etc.
  • Act as functional expert with creation of PowerPoint presentations.
  • Works closely with division leaders to build relationships with customers.
  • Coordinates the agenda for the Board committee meeting and serves as recording secretary.
  • Supports division activities associated with company functions in finance, accounting, budget, tax, audit and risk management areas. Coordinating work plans and provide updates,
  • Supports division in creating and submitting financial covenant compliance documents.
  • Supports annual audit functions, preparation and documentation.
  • Manages the content of the finance intranet site.



  • Two years secondary education with a minimum of five years in an administrative/executive assistant role.
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft suite of software, especially PowerPoint is required.


Working Conditions:

Normal office conditions. Fast-paced work environment with multiple activities and changing priorities.



Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at under the Careers tab by February 25, 2018.  GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.


No agencies please.



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