• Alberta Office Manager

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Posted Date 7 days ago(1/10/2019 9:37 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 & 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’s Alberta office (made up of 7 locations) is looking for an Office Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing intra-office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

    Office Manager

    • Organize office operations and procedures across all offices in Alberta
    • Manage relationships with vendors, service providers and landlord, ensuring that all items are invoiced and paid on time
    • Design, implement and oversee office policies and procedures across multiple locations to improve operational efficiency
    • Analyze and monitor internal processes
    • Prepare operational reports and schedules to ensure efficiency
    • Lead Administration team reporting (assign, monitor and coach staff)

    Executive Assistant

    • Perform a wide range of administrative support duties, including but not limited to, preparing and formatting letters, proposals, reports, presentations, financial summaries, analysis and confidential minutes
    • Ensure coordination, logistics and continuous monitoring of meetings and management committees internally as well as externally and manage calendars, travels and travel arrangements as required
    • Organize and schedule meetings & appointments


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

    • Diploma of College Studies in Office Technology or other relevant training
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an administrative role and 2 years of experience at a Manager level, ideally with accounting industry knowledge
    • Fluent English, written and spoken
    • Advanced proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote and Outlook
    • Ability to manage several tasks files at the same time and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines, attention to detail and problem solving
    • Must show flexibility and availability as overtime may be required
    • Ability to work with and maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
    • Leadership experience
    • Proven office management and executive support experience considered an asset


    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 and a flexible benefits package
    • Opportunity to work with like-minded individuals to support 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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