Junior Administrative Assistant

Job Locations CA-ON-Guelph
Posted Date 4 weeks ago(2/23/2018 3:59 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
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 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


BDO Canada LLP is a national professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services and one of the largest accounting and advisory firms in Canada. With over 90 years of experience, we’ve built up people, technical and industry expertise to help clients meet business objectives.


Our Solutions Bookkeeping, Payroll and CFO Service’s team frees businesses from the day-to-day burden of financial and payroll accounting and financial reporting by offering a highly automated all-inclusive service with business information available anytime, anywhere. The practice area is growing rapidly, with both small and medium clients, and as a result, we have an immediate opening for a detail-oriented Junior Administrative Assistant to join our Guelph office. We are seeking 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 payroll services and other general enquires.

The expected salary for this position will be $30,000 -$32,000.

Hours of work for this role will be 10:00am – 6:00pm OR 11:00am – 7:00pm


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:  

  • High volume of processing of banking functions
  • High volume of scanning and maintaining digital filing systems
  • Perform various banking functions for numerous locations such as:
    • Bank deposits
    • Cheque preparation
    • Maintenance of pre authorized deposits and related contracts
    • Payment monitoring
    • Efiling various documents
    • Preparation of mail out packages
    • Clearing bank reconciliation items
    • Processing stop payments
    • Processing income tax refunds and GST cheques
    • Liaison with various government agencies, creditors and debtors
    • Setting up debtor appointments
    • Maintaining the billing system
    • Invoicing
    • Client maintenance
    • Final billing
    • Additional banking and administrative functions as required

Qualifications & Behavioral Competencies will include:

  • Post-secondary education an asset
  • 1-2 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)
  • 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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