• Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montréal
    Posted Date 3 days ago(1/14/2019 1:18 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Research and Development, Technology 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 seeking for an Administrative Assistant for its Montreal office. The ideal candidate will be responsible for organizing all the administrative work required for a growing team and assisting the Montreal team's professionals. To succeed in these roles, the candidate must have a results-oriented approach, the ability to effectively prioritize assigned tasks and the initiative to continuously improve team effectiveness.


    The Administrative Assistant is dedicated to serving the team and is responsible for, among other things, responding to clients and meeting the general administrative obligations of the office. At BDO, you can make a difference. Our culture is rich in career opportunities, personal growth, and long-term development.


    Smaller service teams create a supportive work environment in which you will be recognized by your peers, partners and clients for the work you do.


    We understand that, to provide exceptional service to our customers, we must start by taking an exceptional look at our people. The very heart of our company is not just a matter of numbers or dollars; it is a matter of people who work with and for others. In short, relationships are important.


    A career with BDO Montreal offers you the opportunity to:


    • Work in a constantly changing environment with dynamic people, recognized in their specific fields and sharing the same ideas;
    • Design solutions, through debates and discussions, within our teams and with our clients;
    • Continue your professional development to strengthen and enhance your career path;
    • Work on a variety of assignments with a diverse clientele.


    The person we are looking for has the following characteristics:


    • Open, flexible and team-oriented person
    • Client service-oriented.
    • Has a quick learning ability
    • Has the ability to establish excellent interpersonal relationships
    • Has very good oral communication skills (for participation in meetings/working groups, presentations/conferences, training activities, etc.)
    • Inquisitive and enjoys completing research on various topics
    • Resourceful and autonomous
    • Demonstrates discretion and reliability
    • Judgment, honesty and rigour
    • Has a very good sense of professional ethics
    • Has the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
    • Flexible in terms of schedules and workload
    • Demonstrates problem-solving skills


    Technical skills


    • Advanced knowledge of MS suite software (Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Visio).
    • Bilingual (English-French) both orally and in writing
    • Excellent writing skills
    • Have a very good analytical, synthesis and writing skills
    • Knowledge of SharePoint is an asset
    • Knowledge of CRM, is an asset (Customer Relationship Management – Microsoft Dynamics 365)
    • Knowledge of Workday is an asset


    Experience and training


    • Minimum of 10 years of experience, including at least 5 years as an administrative assistant working for partners, senior executives or a chief executive officer
    • College diploma in secretarial, office automation or administrative techniques or equivalent.

    Our Vision: 


    The best professional services firm in the mid-market.





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