Receptionist
BDO
Peterborough, ON
Job Description (EN)
About BDO

BDO. Because relationships matter.

There are many world-class accounting firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Position Summary

BDO Canada requires a highly motivated individual to provide Reception support to our Peterborough office. The candidate must be able to work within a confidential environment, be flexible and adaptable to multiple requirements of the role, and possess an ability to work independently and within a team environment.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

Answering incoming calls and greet clients as they enter the office
Provide administrative support to Partners/Departments
Assistance to other admin staff as required
Scan any incoming or outgoing mail
Booking boardrooms for meetings as requested and coordinating catering requirements
Manage courier requirements for delivery and pickup, including signing for couriers, completing the waybills and other necessary documentation, maintenance of log books for tracking purposes
Maintain client information
Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

Knowledge of office specific software such as Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties in a professional manner
Able to work under pressure and excellent attention to detail with an ability to prioritize multiple requirements and deadlines
Must be able to deal with confidential matters appropriately
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
Excellent communication and organizational skills are essential
Must be able to adapt to on-going changes and growth in the role and duties
College diploma an asset
Previous experience in a reception/customer service role is required

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, FCC’s “Drive Away Hunger”, Children’s Miracle Network and United Way