Job Details

Requisition Number 19-0013
Post Date 2/8/2019
Title Project Coordinator
Division Office of the Chief Auditor (Standards)
PT/FT Full Time
City Washington
State DC

Our Mission

The PCAOB oversees the audits of public companies and SEC-registered brokers and dealers in order to protect investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, accurate, and independent audit reports.

Job Description Summary

The Project Coordinator, Administrative provides administrative support to the Division/Office Leader. This key role carries out a variety of administrative functions across the entire division/office. This role requires a highly motivated, self-starter willing to assume a wide range of responsibilities in a fast-paced professional environment.


  • Under limited supervision, performs a variety of administrative tasks and moderately complex assignments in direct support of the Division/Office Leader
  • Plans and organizes work to meet needs of department
  • Coordinates projects/tasks across various departments, both internally and externally
  • Interacts with various levels of contacts inside and outside the organization
  • Maintains standards of confidentiality with respect to all matters and documents
  • Ensures high level of accuracy in all details and manages priorities
  • Researches assignments, processes, and analyzes data
  • Handles routine problems and unexpected situations and provides assistance in problem resolution
  • Uses various PC software packages, including spreadsheets, word processing and graphics to produce high quality reports, tables, graphs, presentations, and other documents
  • Plans, coordinates, and executes internal and external events hosted by OCA, including operations, set-up, travel, hotel, food, purchase order processing, communication with event participants, event budget management, and post event follow-up activities, establishes and maintains relationships with third-party vendors, such as hotels and event caterers
  • Assists with maintenance of internal Sharepoint sites
  • May assist with time keeping, performance management, and requisitions for the division/office
  • Performs administrative duties:
    • Maintains the calendar using Outlook
    • Schedules and organizes appointments, meetings, and conferences
    • Answers and screens incoming calls, delivers messages in a timely manner and directs accordingly
    • Opens and distributes mail
    • Writes, edits, and proofreads correspondences, reports, proposals and various other documents
    • Creates, copies, organizes and maintains confidential files and records
    • Coordinates travel arrangements and processes expenses
    • Reviews reports and budgets
    • Anticipate need for, procure, and maintain inventory of office supplies
  • Other duties and special projects as needed             


  • BA or BS in a related field preferred; High School Diploma or G.E.D. required
  • Minimum of 6 + years of solid administrative experience in a professional atmosphere
  • Typing:  55 + wpm
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet, and Outlook applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management, co-workers and external parties
  • Solid time management, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and make effective decisions
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with professionalism and discretion
  • Ability to multi-task, work effectively under pressure, meet deadlines, and be flexible
  • Ability to work non-standard hours and overtime as needed in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and exercise good judgement
  • Detail-oriented and proactive
  • Self-starter and a high degree of initiative
  • Must have a professional positive attitude and have strong problem solving skills

Our Values

As we seek to accomplish our mission and implement our vision, we expect integrity, pursue excellence, operate with effectiveness, embrace collaboration, and demand accountability.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All PCAOB employees are entitled to equal opportunity and a professional work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. A workplace free of discrimination is fundamental to professional success and to the PCAOB's mission. The PCAOB will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.