The ideal candidate would incorporate into his or her work ethic the principles of The Penserra Mindset, a set of corporate culture initiatives established to promote a positive work environment and prioritize client relationships. The Mindset pillars foster respect for colleagues, recognition of employee accomplishments and investment in learning opportunities.

As Administrative Assistant you will provide all levels of administrative support to the CEO, COO & other senior managers in the firm. You will provide support with day-to-day office management and on tasks related to the responsibilities of each staff member.

Functional Title: Administrative Assistant
Corporate Title: Associate
Assignment: Full Time
Location: Orinda CA

What You Will Be Doing
• Manage the office by ordering supplies; ordering daily lunches; handling mail, errands, and calendar schedules, etc.
• Assisting in planning office events.
• Facilitate office operations, procedures, and trainings.
• Perform HRIS/Accounting data entry and personnel file maintenance.
• Assist with onboarding/offboarding of employees.
• Complete special projects as assigned.

What We Look For
• Associates Degree or minimum 2 years administrative experience
• 2+ years administrative experience preferred working in a professional office.
• Must be flexible and have the desire to be involved in a wide variety of projects and assignments.
• Well-developed time management skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments.
• Professional verbal, written, and organizational skills.
• Attention to detail and follow-through on tasks.
• Ability to think creatively, learn quickly and adapt to changing needs of environment.
• Able to work under limited guidance and accountable to complete work assignments.
• Strong knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software.
• Ability to learn and master new information technology systems.
• Maintains strict confidentiality with staff and firm information.
• Must be eligible to work in US.

What Makes You a Great Fit
• A desire to learn
• Self-motivation
• Initiative
• Strong work ethic
• An understanding of the Penserra Mindset and how it shapes the culture of the firm.

About Penserra
Penserra is a diversified institutional financial services firm and is a certified Minority-Owned Business Enterprise (MBE). Powered by our people and innovation, Penserra strives to provide its clients with superior service and exceptional results. Our people are what makes our mission possible and why we are dedicated to creating an inclusive and diverse culture where all our colleagues feel welcomed and valued.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Penserra requires new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required as a condition of employment. Penserra will make reasonable accommodations based on medical conditions or religious grounds for qualified candidates in accordance with applicable law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Penserra is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Penserra are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics that are unrelated to the employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.


Penserra is an equal opportunity employer. It complies with all laws and regulations that prohibit discrimination in employment practice because of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, marital status, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, discharge from the military service or based on a physical or mental disability that is unrelated to the employee’s ability to perform the duties of the job applied for.