Part-Time Administrative Assistant

2 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Part Time
Years of Experience
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Job Description (EN)

Position Summary


Our Orangeville office has an opening for a part-time Administrative Assistant.  The candidate must be adaptable to the multiple requirements of the role and possess an ability to work independently and within a team environment. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for client needs and general administrative requirements.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Answering incoming calls and greeting clients as they enter the office
  • Providing a wide range of administrative support duties, including but not limited to, typing memos, letters, reports, sending faxes, mailings to clients, maintaining calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, filing, photocopying
  • Booking boardrooms for meetings as requested and coordinating catering requirements
  • Monthly invoicing
  • Printing financial statements and tax returns
  • Filing and administration of corporate tax, personal tax and GST/HST returns
  • Client and contact database management
  • Providing assistance to partners and staff as assigned
  • Other special projects as needed
  • Overtime will be required during tax season


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge 

  • Superior knowledge of office specific software such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Able to learn and adapt quickly to new programs, such as Caseview, Taxprep etc
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties in a professional manner
  • Must be able to deal with confidential matters appropriately
  • Must be organized and have the ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Minimum 1-2 years experience in a reception/professional administrative role
  • Previous Accounting Firm experience preferred


Our Vision
One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.


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