Putting people first, every day
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, our professionals provide exceptional service, helping clients with advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an award-winning environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
Our Oakville office is looking for a Senior Administrative Assistant to join our team and will own the following responsibilities:
- Efficiently manage the partners' calendars, including scheduling meetings, appointments, and conference calls, and proactively resolving scheduling conflicts
- Arrange travel itineraries, book flights, hotels, and transportation, and ensure all travel-related documents are in order
- Assist with the creation, formatting, and proofreading of reports, presentations, and other business documents
- Act as a liaison between the partners and clients, maintaining professional and courteous communication
- Organize internal and external meetings, conferences, and events, including preparing meeting materials and arranging catering
- Handle sensitive and confidential information with the utmost discretion
How do we define success for your role?
You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspects of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
You understand your clients' industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent
You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
You grow your expertise through learning and professional development
Your experience and education
- You have at least 5 years of experience in an administrative position, preferably in a professional services environment
You have thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Outlook
You have excellent verbal and written communications skills
You have a professional attitude at all times, focused on internal and external client service
You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work
Our people-first approach to talent has earned us a spot among Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2023 . This recognition is a milestone we're thrilled to add to our collection of awards for both experienced and student talent experiences.
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
We enable you to engage with how we change and evolve, being a key contributor to the success and growth of BDO in Canada.
We help you become a better professional within our services, industries, and markets with extensive opportunities for learning and development.
We support your achievement of personal goals outside of the office and making an impact on your community.
Giving back adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.
Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.
Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us .
Flexibility: All BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client site, and virtually unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place.
Our model is a blended approach designed to support the flexible needs of our people, the firm and our clients. It's about creating work experiences that meet everyone's needs and providing flexibility to adjust when, where and how we work to meet the expectations of our role.
Ready to make your mark at BDO? Click "Apply now" to send your up-to-date resume to one of our Talent Acquisition Specialists.
To explore other opportunities at BDO, check out our careers page .