Administrative Assistant
Victoria, BC
We are currently recruiting for an Administrative Assistant, Uptown- Victoria, BC
The Administrative Assistant is accountable to the Manager or the Director of a function, department or office for ensuring that all daily administrative and other function-specific support activities are carried out in a time and consistent manner to enable the function or department to achieve its respective business goals and objectives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1. GENERAL CLERICAL DUTIES AND ADMINISTRATION Performs general administrative duties for the department including photocopying, fax transmittal, distribution of incoming and outgoing mail and courier packages, maintaining required stationery levels for the department; handles inquiries from and coordinates work with other functions and parties within or outside of the organization.
2. DOCUMENTATION & KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT Creates, proof-reads, formats and distributes various business correspondence, formal documentation and spreadsheets; sets-up and maintains systems for department documentation and catalogues all department specific reporting and knowledge; may be required to update web-sites and other virtual portals; performs data search in open or exclusive sources and organizes/catalogues data for easier access and use; prepare PowerPoint presentations and marketing materials, as required; maintains extensive mailing and distribution lists to support functional communication; initiates document archiving and retrieval, as required.
3. DATA & PLATFORM MAINTENANCE Performs various data input activities with the use of company’s systems, platforms and software specific to the function to ensure that data integrity is maintained and company’s policies and procedures for such activities are adhered to (e.g. lease documentation, insurance certificates, time reporting etc.); maintains various tracking systems for the department, as required.
4. FINANCIAL Performs coding of invoices, prepares Purchase Orders and liaises with Accounts Payables, where required, to ensure that payments are entered in the system in accordance with the company’s guidelines and processed timely to avoid financial penalties; may manage and reconcile impress account(s) and may be responsible for the petty cash, where applicable, as well as bank deposits for the department or office; prepares expense reports for team members, as required.
5. TRAVEL COORDINATION AND TIME MANAGEMENT Prepares various arrangements and associated reporting including scheduling of appointments and meetings, travel arrangements, event organization and coordination to ensure that internal coordination between functions is timely and effective.
Minimum Requirements:
Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Education

-Excellent command of the English language with particular attention to grammar and spelling
-Intermediate to advanced practical knowledge of MS Office Applications
-Solid knowledge of Adobe Acrobat.




Core Competencies
-Excellent interpersonal skills
-Strong communication skills both verbal and written
-Strong time management and organizational skills
-Ability to prioritize and maintain focus
-Ability to adapt to changing plans and priorities
-Ability to work independently
-Ability to handle confidential information
-Result- and service oriented
-Proven proofreading skills
-Attention to detail.
Additional Requirements:
Please DO NOT apply directly from this website.
Interested applicants  to email their resume to with "Administrative Assistant BC" in the subject line no later than July 12, 2013.
Expiry Date: Friday, July 12, 2013

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