Administrative assistant
Shepherd
Ottawa, ON
About the Administrative Assistant position
We are looking for a reliable Administrative Assistant who will undertake a broad set of administrative and clerical tasks, such as providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities, particularly making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems. You will have to ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.

You should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools, like MS Excel and office equipment. It is also required to have previous experience as a Secretary or Executive administrative assistant and familiarity within our industry.

36 hour per week / $21 per hour

Administrative Assistant responsibilities are:
Arrange events, appointments and travels

Manage phone calls and correspondence (including email, memos, letters, faxes and forms)

Attend meetings and take detailed minutes

Participate in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

Organize contact lists and filing systems

Meet and support visitors

Help clients and company representatives contact each other

Review and update office policies and procedures

Monitor office supplies and research new deals and suppliers

Prepare and submit expense reports

Collaborate with executive and senior administrative assistants to handle requests and queries from senior managers

Administrative Assistant requirements are:
Good practical experience with MS Office, particularly MS Excel and MS PowerPoint

Strong time management and problem solving skills with the ability to prioritize work

Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with close attention to detail

Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task

High School degree; additional qualification as an Administrative Assistant or a Secretary will be a bonus