Who we are
Build winning companies to deliver superior returns to our investors.
Acquire good businesses and partner with management to drive fundamental improvement.
Our core competencies
- Continuous Improvement
- Lean, collaborative team, working directly with Partners and senior management
- Successful track record resulting in exciting growth
- 6 out of 7 current Partners started as associates or Vice Presidents at Sterling
- Resources Group, comprised of subject matter experts in Human Capital, Operations, Commercial, Strategy, Technology, and M&A, are members of deal teams and help drive improvements at portfolio companies
- Hands on investing model resulting in deep engagement with our portfolio companies
- We believe in long term partnership and collaboration
- Relentless, firm-wide commitment to continuous improvement
- We say "we" more than "I"
- Entrepreneurial spirit
- Passionate about building winning businesses
The Sterling Group is seeking a high-performing Administrative Assistant to provide support to members of the Finance & Accounting team. The ideal candidate should be dynamic, thrive in a fast-paced environment, proactive and be able to handle challenging situations as the arise.
The Sterling Group is an operationally focused middle market private equity firm focused on the industrial sector. Founded in 1982, Sterling is one of the longest standing private equity firms in North America. Today, the firm has over $5.0 billion in assets under management. Over 75% of Sterling’s returns have been driven by organic EBITDA growth, a result of Sterling’s operational investing style. Sterling’s investor base is comprised by some of the largest and most respected global institutional investors.
Provide administrative support to members of Finance & Accounting team, including the CFO, at varying levels including copying, faxing, printing, scanning, filling, taking notes, and making travel plans, amongst other duties
Assisting with the collection, preparation, processing, tracking, and record keeping of tax documents
Supporting the maintenance of accounting books and records by tracking bank information and statements, monitoring deadlines, opening and sorting mail, and sending certified mail
Proactively manage constantly changing calendars with close attention to detail, anticipating needs, adjusting for conflicts, and ensuring logistics
Schedule internal and external conference calls and in person meetings per request, proactively reaching out to specific contacts as necessary
Completion of detailed expense reports in a timely manner, including tracking receipts and reimbursements
Monitor and maintain office equipment and inventory supplies
Keep all meeting rooms and public spaces neat and clean, remove waste, wipe down tables and white boards
Assist with a variety of ad hoc projects, including event planning, strategic operations, and process improvement initiatives
Provide back up support to other members of the administrative team as needed
Bachelor’s degree required
2+ years of administrative assistant experience supporting senior leadership ideally within financial services or in a fast-paced, high-pressured environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Highly organized and strong attention to detail
Ability to prioritize competing tasks and deadlines
Ability to build relationships
Ability to problem-solve and assume responsibility
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite