• Senior Administrative Assistant, Assurance Services

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montreal
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 11:09 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing 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)

    Position summary

    The Montreal downtown office of BDO Canada LLP is actively seeking a Senior Administrative Assistant for its Assurance Department.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Provide administrative support to partners: prepare time sheets, maintain agendas (digital and paper), manage contact lists, answer to the various requests as instructed
    • Act as a collaborator and intermediary with clients
    • Prepare, support and finalize partners and team billing, and prepare expense reports
    • Type letters, reports and other documents from drafts, including correcting grammar, spelling and punctuation
    • Write and send letters according to set guidelines
    • Organize meetings, conferences and appointments with clients, order catering, as needed
    • Support the team in preparing documentation for clients
    • Perform administrative tasks related to the department’s activities, including research, special event coordination and updating documents
    • Make flight, hotel, restaurant reservations and coordinate meetings
    • Collaborate and team with the other firm administrative assistants
    • Occasionally do replacement at the reception

    Education, Abilities and Professional Knowledge

    • Diploma of College Studies in Office Technology or other relevant training

    • At least 6-8 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant
    • Fluent French and English, written and spoken
    • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, more specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Knowledge of Caseware/Caseview an asset
    • Professionalism at all times, focused on client service, internal and external
    • Quick thinking and analytical skills
    • Ability to listen and patience
    • Discretion and confidentiality
    • Initiative and excellent organizational skills
    • Capacity to prioritize tasks

    *This position requires flexibility as overtime may be required.


    Why Work for BDO?

    • BDO is the world’s fifth-largest accounting and advisory firm.
    • At BDO, we consider our people to be our most valuable asset. We offer the opportunity to grow and develop in an innovative and collaborative environment.
    • We offer an unmatched degree of flexibility to help you succeed both professionally and personally.
    • We provide competitive salaries and a flexible benefits package.
    • You will have the opportunity to work with like-minded individuals who will support your career development.
    • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives such as FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger,” etc.

    Our Vision

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




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