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Our client is one of Canada's leading professional services firms, provides audit, tax, enterprise risk, consulting, and financial advisory services through more than 10,000 people in 50 offices is seeking a Executive Assistant Bilingual (Work remotely!)
What's in it for you?
Work with one of Canada's "Top 100 Employers," with possibility of extension or permanent placement.
Length of Assignment: 4 months and this position starts in May 17, 2021.
Schedule: Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday.
Work Location: Montreal (Remote work arrangements in response to COVID-19)
Competitive Compensation and Benefits.
Representation by an award-winning staffing agency that takes pride in our personalized approach to staffing, ensuring you are a valued member of the team - not just a number
The role of the Executive Assistant is to provide administrative support, typically for three to five Partners and/or Directors. The successful candidate is expected to work alongside their Partners to proactively support their day-to-day needs and management of the service area. The incumbent must be detail oriented, anticipatory, organized and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment while managing confidential information.
Provide excellent administrative support to firm Partners and/or Directors including calendar management, meeting support, travel arrangements, drafting correspondence and emails with a high level of discretion and confidentiality
Provide streamlined and focused client lifecycle support such as expense reporting and billings
Coordinate and attend internal/external meetings as requested to document action items for independent follow up
Support the agile workplace including location and reservation of appropriate space and other required resources
Represent the Partner in a professional and confident manner, in both written and verbal communications, internally and externally
Handle work-related matters on behalf of – and alongside – the Partner, some of which are highly confidential in nature
Anticipate business and client service needs, demonstrating resourcefulness and critical thinking
Actively develop knowledge of our external clients (i.e., market intelligence) in order to enable high-quality client deliverables and focus on proactively enhancing service excellence
Work collaboratively with other support teams in Business Operations, leveraging appropriate firm resources to manage, own and minimize administrative tasks for the Partners
Other duties as required.
Must Have Qualifications
Experience and Education:
Minimum 5 years of customer service and/or administrative experience in a professional, customer-service driven and fast-paced environment
Exceptional commitment to client service and continuous improvement
Ability to deal with highly confidential information; diplomacy, conciliation and discretion are all vital in this role
Demonstrated aptitude to prioritize tasks based on comparative importance and urgency
Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Effective decision-making ability
Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and work collaboratively in a team environment
Advanced-level knowledge of common industry software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat
Bilingualism (English and French), written and spoken, is an asset
If this position is classified as safety risk sensitive, you must also be able to pass pre-access drug & alcohol testing.
Successfully pass a criminal background check.
Authorized to legally work in Canada (eligible to work in the country for the duration of the assignment.
CLOSES May 10, 2021 OR SOONER IF A SUCCESSFUL IS CANDIDATE IDENTIFIED - APPLY ASAP
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