• Administrative Assistant

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montréal
    Posted Date 3 days ago(1/14/2019 1:20 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


    The downtown Montreal office of BDO Canada s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L./LLP is seeking an assistant to the Executive Director for the Government Incentives Department.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


    • Provide support to the Director and  the team of the Government Incentives Department
    • Type and format correspondence, reports or other documents based on drafts, including correction of grammar, spelling and punctuation
    • Maintain billing records
    • Plan and organize internal and external appointments, conferences, meetings
    • Participate in various meetings and prepare the minutes
    • Maintain the Executive Director's agenda
    • Collaborate and act as intermediary with clients, Partners, professionals and team members
    • Perform administrative tasks related to the department's operations such as research, coordination of special events, updating documents, and filing
    • Answer requests from Partners and professionals of the team and prepare correspondence according to their instructions
    • Organize and oversee all aspects of the meetings/conferences for Partners and clients, including coffee and catering, if any
    • Occasionally replace the receptionist


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge


    • Diploma of college studies and a minimum of three to five years of experience in an administration role, ideally in Public Accounting
    • Excellent language skills in French and English, written and spoken
    • Experience in a similar environment is an asset
    • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Outlook. Knowledge of Act would be an important asset
    • Professional attitude at all times, focused on internal and external client service
    • Good judgment, discretion and excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize
    • Capable of typing 40-60 words/minute (under dictation)


    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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