Chartered Professional Accountant


Administrative Assistant

 We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to work the front reception area who is a self-motivated, prudent and friendly team player with strong detail oriented skills. We are currently looking to fill a part-time seasonal position. 

 Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to Chartered Professional Accountant and Staff Accountants.
  • Greet visitors to the office in a professional and friendly manner in a busy and fast paced environment.
  • Communicate in a highly effective manner both internally and externally
  • Manage organization of tasks, duties and deadlines.
  • Maintain confidential records and files. This includes filing, scanning and managing client files.
  • Answer general in person and phone inquiries in a professional and courteous manner, direct inquiries to the appropriate staff member, reply to general information requests with the accurate information.
  • Ensure client information is current in client management system.
  • Set up year end personal and corporate tax files.
  • Participate in additional duties and projects as required.

 Qualifications, Experience and Personal Characteristics

  • Experience handling highly confidential personal and business information.
  • Punctual and dependable.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with others, both internally and externally.
  • Superior customer service approach, reliable and a self-starter.
  • Ability to work as part of a team with minimal supervision and instruction while meeting deadlines.
  • Administrative experience in a business related environment
  • Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment (phone, scanner, fax, photocopier, printer, etc.).
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • An interest in working toward an accounting assistant or bookkeeper role is an asset.

 If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to referencing 'Administrative Assistant' in the subject line.  No phone calls please.  We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 to 5:00 (flexible) until June 30th.  This position may develop into a part-time, year round position.

Key dates: Deadline to apply - Monday, March 1, 2021 / Interviews - Wednesday, March 3, 2021