• Junior Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations CA-AB-Red Deer
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/20/2018 3:47 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 & 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

    BDO Canada is currently looking to hire a Junior Administrative Assistant to become part of our team in Red Deer. The Junior Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing direct support to the administrative team within a busy work environment. This is a full time permanent job opportunity.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    • Monitoring, ordering and stocking inventory of all office supplies and equipment
    • Back-up reception coverage which includes answering all calls and transferring to appropriate parties, managing all incoming & outgoing couriers and greeting clients
    • Assisting with requests from staff and Management for coordinating meeting requests, ordering catering as well as managing conference calls & WebEx calls
    • Ensure that all working paper, tax, correspondence and other electronic & paper filing are stored correctly on a daily basis and includes filing of specific documentation in the appropriate area
    • Maintain data related to off-site storage which includes ensuring that the listing of files are updated on a continuous basis, archived files are sent to the outside storage location, listings are reviewed on an annual basis and appropriate files are destroyed as per Firm requirements
    • Assisting with assembling tax return documents
    • Supporting the admin team during busy months with electronic filing and scanning


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • College Diploma or University Degree considered an asset
    • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in an administrative or similar role in an office environment
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Ability to adapt to changing priorities as well as multitasking between different requests
    • Ability to learn new programs quickly such as CCH Document, XCM, TaxPrep, Caseview
    • Ability to deal with confidential matters appropriately
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties in a professional manner
    • Flexible to support evolving requests by working extra hours from time-to-time, as per business requests


     Why Work for BDO?

    • BDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory firm in the world
    • 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 professionally and personally succeed
    • We provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP option
    • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support career development
    • BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way


    Our Vision


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




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