Receptionist

  • Company:
    BDO
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Admin / Office

BDO. Because relationships matter.There are many world-class accounting & advisoryfirms. 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 SummaryBDO”sStratford office is looking for a full time Receptionist to join our team. The candidate must be flexible and adaptable to the multiple requirements of the role, and possess an ability to work independently and within a team environment.Key Accountabilities and ResponsibilitiesReceive and route calls, provide directory assistance and direct inquiries to proper department or individualGreet clients as they enter the officeBook boardrooms for meetings as requested and coordinate catering requirementsEnsure reception area is opened/closed appropriatelyand security requirements are set each nightMaintain cleanliness/presentation of meeting rooms and reception area. Ensure desk area is tidy and confidential documentation are handled appropriately ie. client packages, mail, etc.Provide administrative support as needed to Partners/DepartmentsManage 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 postage machine, distributing mail, faxes and courier packages. Deliver out-going mail to mailbox at the end of the dayEnsure reception desk/area is equipped with appropriate office and marketing suppliesProcess client credit card payments, write receipts and record incoming moneyAssist administrative staff as required to provide a wide range of administrative support duties, including but not limited to, typing memos, letters, reports, maintaining calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, filing, photocopying;Education and Professional Skills/KnowledgeRelated post-secondary diploma is an assetMinimum two years’ experience in a professional reception role with a multi-line switchboard and general administrative dutiesKnowledge 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 mannerAble to work under pressure and excellent attention to detail with an ability to prioritize multiple requirements and deadlinesMust be able to deal with confidential matters appropriatelyEnthusiastic, positive attitude and exemplary customer service skillsMust be able to adapt to on-going changes and growth in the role and dutiesAbility to stay organized within a busy work environmentThis role will require the ability to work extra hours from time-to-time, per business requirementsWhy Work for BDO?BDO offers market leading work flexibility enabled by technology and a supportive teamOpportunity to develop through projectsBDO is the 5th largest accounting and advisory network in the worldAt 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 succeedWe provide competitive salaries, a flexible benefits package and a matching RRSP optionOpportunity to work with a diverse teamOur Vision:The best professional services firm in the mid-market.