• Receptionist

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 6 days ago(8/10/2018 7:07 PM)
    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 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 is currently hiring for a Receptionist within our downtown Toronto team. Reporting to the Office Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible to greet all clients, manage the switchboard, organize catering for meetings and perform additional administrative tasks as required. This is a full time permanent job opportunity.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Receiving and routing calls and faxes, providing directory assistance and directing inquiries to proper department or individuals
    • Receiving and directing visitors to the appropriate department or individual
    • Maintaining appearance of reception area including all boardrooms, ensuring area is tidy and confidentiality is upheld related to client packages, mail etc.
    • Booking boardrooms for meetings as requested and coordinating catering requirements including set-up, and clean-up
    • Ensure the lunchroom is clean, dishes put away and beverages restocked on a daily basis
    • Ensure area is opened/closed appropriately, ensure night lines are activated
    • Scanning expense claims and invoices into PaperSave for approval
    • Assisting with cheque deposits on a daily basis
    • Managing security badges for staff and guests
    • Enters couriers charges to clients in PUMA
    • Backing up the mailroom: Managing courier requirements for delivery and pickup, including signing for couriers, completing the waybills and other necessary documentation, and printing reports for tracking purposes
    • Additional administrative duties may be assigned as required

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • One year experience in a professional reception/administrative role
    • Expereince in the hospitality industry is highly preferred
    • Event coordination and catering experience is ideal
    • Must be able to work in the Toronto office from 8:30am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday
    • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment while ensuring consistently positive client service
    • This role may involve bending and lifting items up to 5 lbs as required
    • Able to manage confidential documents
    • Computer experience is essential including Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to ensure effective communication with clients and staff

    Our Vision

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



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