Administrative Assistant
Canadian Tire
Toronto, ON
Help us boldly shape retail in Canada

Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast dates back to 1922. Our vision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada by 2022 and we are focused on innovating and making important investments in our business, especially when it comes to our people. To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help us evolve and drive change across the business – and boldly help shape Canada’s retail industry. As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastly changing retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tire family of companies.

We are immediately hiring an Administrative Assistant to support the Vice Presidents in Consumer Brands. As an integral part of the Consumer Brands team, the self-motivated, positive and friendly Assistant will provide administrative, managerial and organizational support to the VP's, AVP’s and the collective team as required.

What you’ll do
Help to manage the VP/AVP workload, event/travel planning and calendar. Maintains full command of the calendars with a focus on time management, scheduling preferences and resolving conflicts with constant change; while keeping others informed of last minute schedule changes as required.
Coordinate time, travel, meetings, and material to ensure the VP/AVP operate efficiently and effectively. Ensure travel details are in the VP/AVP calendars. Arranges business travel in compliance with company policy for the VP/AVP.
Prepare and submit Concur VISA expenses for the VP/AVP and prepare and submit invoices to Finance in a timely, accurate manner and ensure all accruals are done within the Finance due date. Code/review codes and gets signatures on all invoices to ensure adherence to standards. Prepare accrual sheets for all cost centres and ensure timely submittal to Finance.
Ordering and set up of equipment/telephone/cellphones, workstations, etc. for new employees. Ensure all office supplies are replenished including paper/toner for photocopiers on the floor.
Process payroll and HR transactions accurately and in a timely manner and ensure no impact to the employee.
Maintain filing system and master filing list for the purpose of ensuring easy access to all documents. Maintain accurate and current departmental telephone list on a monthly basis.
Back-up support to other departmental Administrative personnel as required and liaises effectively with other Executive Assistants on a regular basis.
Who you are

We are looking for individuals who are:
Creative and courageous, with the ability to manage in an environment of change and ambiguity to help us take bold, strategic moves in this rapidly evolving retail environment
Action oriented, and comfortable taking calculated risks to better serve our customers and business
Outcome focused, critical thinkers with the ability to analyze and visualize, to ensure continuous improvement across our entire business
Collaborative team players with superior influencing skills, who build relationships easily across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
If you’re curious, ready to take on new challenges and open to doing things differently to help us evolve rapidly, then this is definitely the place to be.

What you bring
Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in an Administrative Assistant role supporting at the VP level; Experience supporting an event planning, marketing or communications team a definite plus.
Technically savvy with advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Outlook, Word, and Excel; strong presentation building skills a definite asset
Strong initiative, positive energy and ability to exercise sound judgement and discretion.
Well organized, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
Proactive with the ability to recognize how to increase the effectiveness of the VP, without specific direction
Thrives in a fast-paced, high energy, high volume changing work environment.
Good sense of humour and able to “go with the flow” attitude.
About Canadian Tire Corporation

Canadian Tire and its family of companies are boldly shaping retail in Canada and we continue to deliver a positive experience for our customers. As one of the most trusted brands in Canada, our employees take pride in the work we do across the country. It’s more than the iconic triangle that keeps our employees around. From benefits and perks, to learning and development opportunities, to our commitment to Jumpstart – these are some of the many reasons why Canadian Tire Corporation is one of Canada’s Top Employers .

To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire family of companies follow us on LinkedIn .


Canadian Tire is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. We recognize that our future success depends on the perspectives and contributions of all our employees - their diverse backgrounds, abilities and experiences make our business stronger. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process. All accommodation information provided will be treated as confidential and used only for the purpose of providing an accessible candidate experience. Consumer Brands
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: Aug 1, 2019, 11:32:11 AM