Administrative Assistant - Contract

CA-ON-Sault Ste. Marie
7 days ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Years of Experience
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
There are many world-class accounting & advisory 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)

BDO’s Financial Recovery Services (FRS) practice has established a reputation for uncompromising commitment to service, quality and results. Our financial recovery specialists provide creative, constructive, and cost-effective solutions for troubled companies and individuals. Our professionals combine their business management, analytical and insolvency skills with hands-on industry experience to ensure our clients receive consistent and personalized service.


Our Sault Ste. Marie Financial Recovery Services office has an immediate opening for an organized and professional individual that is adaptable, has strong interpersonal skills, is comfortable with numbers and be able to function within a strong team environment.  The successful candidate will be responsible for various office functions related to consumer bankruptcy, consumer proposal and other general enquires.


Responsibilities will include: 

  • High volume scanning of files and maintenance of filing systems
  • Drafting documents and letters and various correspondence
  • Preparing documents for mail outs and courier services
  • Entering documents into internal systems creating formal documents in Ascend
  • Commissioning of documents
  • Confirming and scheduling appointments
  • Sorting and delivering incoming mail
  • Payment monitoring, receiving funds and receipting transactions
  • Update various listings (lists in Public Folders, master excel listings, etc.)
  • Interacting with clients and answering their questions and enquiries
  • Various other duties to assist the Office Services department as required




Qualifications & Behavioral Competencies will include:


  • Post-secondary education required
  • Must have 3-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Superior customer service experience
  • Must be able to liaise well with staff and outside parties
  • Able to prioritize with the flexibility to manage multiples tasks and a variable workload as required
  • Proficient in MS Word (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Previous Insolvency/Financial Recovery Services experience is a definite asset but not a requirement
  • Knowledge of  Ascend software is a definite asset but not a requirement
  • Must work well within a team



Our Vision


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





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