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Administrative Assistant

Reference ID: TOR0038Y

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EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.


The Audit Assistant assists Audit Managers in organizing the workflow, supporting the organization of the file, and in managing communication of the client.

Roles and Responsibilities:
    • Set-up the audit file, roll it into the audit software (Caseware)
    • Conducting bank reconciliations
    • Download the trial balance into the audit software (Caseware) and Canvas software
    • Coordinate the flow of tax returns and review notes between tax and audit
    • Check tax returns and prepare tax efile email packages
    • Update financial statements, Caseware files and adjusting entries
    • Coordinate finalizing of financial statements and facilitate and organize sign-offs
    • Archive files within deadlines
    • Maintain and organize the client directory
    • Assist managers with client meeting presentations
    • Organize the managers and facilitate communication and meetings to meet client deadlines
    • Prepare covering letters, tax letters and all other correspondence
    • Respond to any other duties as required

Qualifications & Behavioral Competencies
    • Must possess a university degree and/or college diploma
    • Must possess advanced Word, Excel, PowerPoint knowledge
    • Must have strong attention to detail
    • Must be able to work with numbers, and have a basic understanding of accounting principles
    • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
    • Must have good interpersonal skills and able to liaise with clients, staff and outside parties
    • Available to work overtime during peak seasons
    • Must have initiative
    • Must be a team player

    • 2-4 years of administrative experience

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Posted: December 13, 2018
Closes: February 11, 2019
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