PwC Administrative Assistant, Vancouver (6 month contract) Contract in Vancouver, BC


Branch Vancouver BC CA

Administrative Assistant, Vancouver (6 month contract)
Vancouver, BC

We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual…

The best opportunities to let your knowledge, talent and skills flourish.

Our Assurance Practice:
We offer Assurance Services focused on the individual needs of each client and we support them with quality information to the capital markets and their stakeholders. Clients value our expertise in delivering year-end audits, quarterly reviews, financial accounting advice and regulatory compliance assurance. Our audit methodology connects our people around the world to access knowledge and share best practices.

The Opportunity: Administrative Assistant, Vancouver (6 month contract)

Reporting to the local team lead, the Administrative/Manager Assistant is responsible for supporting the day-to-day business activities of a team of practice staff in their Line of Service (LOS). Critical attributes of this position include: a positive, proactive “can do” attitude and excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills. Attention to detail, the ability to handle multiple priorities and flexibility to adapt to changing demands and deadlines are essential.

This resource will be responsible for the following initiatives:

Document production – Produce client and firm documents (correspondence, reports, proposals, presentations, etc.) that display accurate typing, editing (spelling, proofreading, punctuation and grammar) as well as consistent formatting that adheres to PwC templates and firm branding standards

Coordination – Prioritize work and balance competing demands from managers to ensure deadlines are met; coordinate document processing and final production or printing of documents and large photocopy jobs with internal sources to ensure on-time delivery

Calendaring – Has access to manager’s calendar, knows manager’s whereabouts and availability; books appointments and meetings on manager’s behalf

Meeting logistics – Coordinate internal and external meetings and appointments (sends meeting invitations) and prepare all required materials and logistics (books/confirms room, catering requirements); arrange conference calls and distributes call-in details

Administrative – Book travel arrangements, prepares expense reports, faxing, photocopying, scanning and printing of documents, sorting and distributing of incoming mail, filing. Update Client Relationship Management database. During extended manager absences, provide additional support for e-mail, telephone and other administrative duties (as requested)

Other projects or deliverables – Examples might include: client, industry, firm, charitable or practice development projects, initiatives, activities or events that the manager may be responsible for (within limits)

3-5 years of experience in a similar role ideally in an accounting or professional services firm

Experience in supporting up to 7 Managers at once

Strong proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Organized and detail oriented

Why Work for PwC

As a PwC employee, you can:
Be part of a dynamic, inclusive workplace environment, where you are valued for the unique contribution you bring

Participate in our community, environmental and sustainability activities

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

Your application today is tomorrow’s opportunity.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-01
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