A business administrator must oversee an organization's business activities and endusre they are efficient. These professionals often serve on an organization's board or governing council and serve as an intermediary between company employees, stakeholders, and customers, and they must coordinate operations that permit the business to thrive.
Their typical duties may include human resources tasks, budgeting, administrator support, staff training, and facilitating staff meetings. The clerical tasks of a business administrator include organizing and writing documents, record-keeping, answering telephone inquiries, and constructing an organizational system for others to follow. In addition, the business administrator often informs upper- and lower-level management on updates with the company. They often also hire and schedule a team of supervisors, employees, and volunteers. It is essential that business administrators ensure that employees and managers are completing assignments properly and punctually, because they are held accountable for the actions of their subordinates. Business administrators typically work in an office setting during regular business hours, although some overtime may be required.
A business administrator must have at least a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or a related field. The duties of successful business administrators require adept organizational, negotiation, and communication skills.
Business Administrator Tasks
Review and evaluate budget proposals.
Coordinate daily activities and facilitate communication between departments and employees.
Create short and long term business plans and strategies for increasing sales.
Represent the company to clients and other businesses during sales and negotiations.