Administrative Assistant – Topeka, KS

Type: Full-time

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Sandy Warren 
3500 SW 10th Ave.
Topeka, KS 66604

Phone: 785-272-4060


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The primary function of the Administrative Assistant is to provide administrative support to the President & CEO, Executive VP & CFO and other senior management, as needed. This position will process accounts payable and support a variety of accounting activities.

Basic Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support to the President & CEO, Executive VP & CFO and other senior managers as needed.
  • Provides relief coverage at the reception desk for the Receptionist, as scheduled.
  • Collects weekly status reports from managers and distributes copies to Senior Management Team members. 
  • Prepares agendas for weekly Senior Management Team meetings and monthly Total Staff meetings.
  • Prepares agendas and supporting materials for Board of Trustees meetings. Prepares minutes of bi-monthly Board of Trustees meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Maintains and updates Board of Trustees manuals and notebooks as needed.
  • Assists in the preparation of the Three-Year Strategic Plan and One-Year Operational Plans.
  • Schedules and assists in the planning and preparation of organizational activities and meetings throughout the year, including monthly Total Staff, annual Staff Recognition event and Board of Trustees meetings.
  • Prepares daily bank deposit.
  • Data entry of accounts payable invoices and transactions. Distributes processed checks and files check documentation.
  • Supports the daily functions of the business office to include ordering office supplies, and copier and fax operations.
  • Provides support for accounting activities, as needed.
  • Verifies documentation of transactions for persons supported checking accounts and purchasing cards.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


  • Associate’s degree in Business Administration, or a related field and minimum two (2) years in an administrative role preferred. Experience may be substituted for the degree.
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience with computerized general accounting programs preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Read, write and speak fluent English.
  • Demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy with the ability to handle sensitive and confidential information and situations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with staff, clients and visitors.
  • Ability to organize, plan, set priorities with minimal supervision and effectively handle multiple projects concurrently.
  • Works collaboratively with Capper Foundation staff to build and maintain a strong team environment to accomplish the tasks necessary to serve and support the goals of Capper Foundation.
  • Ability to effectively work in a high pressure, fast-paced environment and be held accountable for results.
  • Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Valid Kansas Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to pass background checks per agency procedures.

Additional Notes:

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