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Posted: 
2019-01-22
Job Type: 
Internship
Employment length: 
Permanent
Language requirements: 
English
Education requirements: 
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
Job experience: 
1 year to less than 2 years
Job industry: 
Accounting
Job Location: 
Montreal

Job Description (EN)

Position Summary

The downtown Montreal office of BDO Canada s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L./LLP is seeking a candidate interested in joining our firm as Administrative Assistant for our Tax Services group.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to a team of approximately 10 Partners and professionals
  • Type and format correspondence, reports or other documents based on drafts, including correction of grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • Maintain Partners' billing records
  • Plan and organize internal and external appointments, conferences, meetings
  • Participate in various meetings and prepare the minutes
  • Maintain Partners' agendas
  • 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
  • At peak periods, help with the printing of T1 forms (personal federal and provincial taxes) and T2 forms (corporate federal and provincial taxes) and process their electronic filing
  • Maintain and control supplies for the files, initiate requests as required
  • Provide help and work as a team with the firms Administrative Assistants
  • Occasionally replace the receptionist

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Excellent language skills in French and English, written and spoken
  • Diploma of college studies and a minimum of three to five years of experience in secretarial work
  • Experience in a similar environment is an asset
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Outlook
  • Professional attitude at all times, focused on internal and external client service
  • Good judgment, discretion and excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize

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, FCCs Drive Away Hunger, Childrens Miracle Network and United Way  

Our vision

The best professional services firm in the mid-market.

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