09 Jun 2014 by Kerryn North
We’re Hiring an Office Administrator





We are currently looking for an office administrator to cover off for a maternity leave position. The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years of experience in an administrative position and at least 2 years of experience using QuickBooks. We are looking for a flexible and ambitious individual who possesses initiative, creativity and is very detail orientated. Work will be in a team environment and will involve a supporting role to management, analysts and design consultants.

Job Duties:

·         Bookkeeping (using QuickBooks)

·         Assisting with completion of all necessary contracts and paperwork in a timely manner

·         Basic office administration duties such as answering phones, communicating with suppliers, filing, etc

·         Order and maintain office supplies, service office equipment

·         Coordinate office maintenance

·         Arrange travel and book accommodations

·         Assist with projects as needed

·         Main contact for vendors

·         Other various administrative tasks and project assistance as necessary

Job Requirements:

·         Certificate from an accredited community college or university in Office Administration or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience

·         2-3 years experience using QuickBooks

·         Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

·         A working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

·         Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

·         A quick learner with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

·         Completes tasks in a professional and timely manner

·         Ability to manage time and handle multiple projects concurrently

·         Able to work under pressure and can meet deadlines

Other details about the position:

·         Salary is negotiable based on experience

·         We offer vacation and fully paid benefits packages for full-time employees

·         We can accommodate most requests for flexible hours (e.g. if you need to drop your kids at daycare in the morning)

·         We work in a relaxed, fun office environment (no need for power suits)

This is a temporary position that will remain open until a suitable candidate is found and will end in Spring 2015. If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please email your resume and cover letter in word format to better@nform.ca. While all applications are accepted only those being considered for the role will be contacted.

Please note: This position has now been filled.


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