Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

Job Locations CA-SK-Saskatoon
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/1/2018 8:25 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services, Financial Services and Banking

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 Saskatoon office is looking for a Receptionist/Administrative Assistant. The candidate must be able to work within a confidential environment, be flexible and adaptable to multiple requirements of the role, and possess an ability to work independently and within a team environment.



Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Answer incoming calls and distribute accordingly to the team
  • Greet clients as they enter the office
  • Confirm appointments
  • Provide administrative support to Partners/Departments
  • Assist other staff as required
  • Provide a wide range of administrative support duties, including but not limited to, typing memos, letters, reports, maintaining calendars, keeping meeting minutes, coordinating travel arrangements, filing, photocopying
  • Manage courier requirements for delivery and pickup, including signing for couriers, completing the waybills and other necessary documentation, maintenance of log books for tracking purposes
  • Maintain client information
  • Maintain the office, including but not limited to, ordering office supplies, coffee supplies, water supplies, document shredding
  • Write receipts and record incoming money


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Knowledge of office specific software such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties in a professional manner
  • Able to work under pressure and excellent attention to detail with an ability to prioritize multiple requirements and deadlines
  • Must be able to deal with confidential matters appropriately 
  • Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential
  • Must be able to adapt to on-going changes and growth in the role and duties
  • College diploma an asset
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a reception/professional administrative role
  • Previous Insolvency/Financial Recovery Services experience is a definite asset but not a requirement


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





Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed