• Seasonal Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations CA-MB-Brandon
    Posted Date 10 hours ago(1/16/2019 4:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    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's Brandon office is looking for a seasonal Administrative Assistant to join their team. This is a seasonal position working full-time from January - May 2019 during our busy season. We are seeking an individual with demonstrated abilities to deal with sensitive issues in a fast-paced environment where deadlines are critical.  This individual must be adaptable to the multiple demands of the position and must be comfortable working both independently and as part of a team.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

    • Clerical duties including typing of correspondence, photocopying, filing, sending faxes, mailings to clients, banking and mail and preparation of various reports 
    • Receptionist duties such as answering the phone and greeting clients
    • Sort incoming tax return documentation for each tax return client into the relevant categories needed to complete the return
    • Scan all incoming documentation for each tax return
    • Assemble and organize all tax return files and documentation
    • Back up to other staff during absences

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

    • Excellent knowledge and proficiency with MS Office
    • Ability to provide strong administrative support
    • Thrives in a fast paced environment
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proven ability to handle confidential information
    • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Well organized and have the ability to multi-task
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    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: 

    The best professional services firm in the mid-market.







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