Morrison Hershfield Senior Executive Assistant in Markham, Ontario

The primary role of the successful candidate will be to provide a wide variety of secretarial and administrative support to CFO and to Financial Services’ management team. Initially, we are looking to bring someone on for a 6 month contract term but should the candidate demonstrate success within the role, there will be an opportunity for Regular Full-time employment.

Morrison Hershfield is committed to having an inclusive and diverse workforce, with recruitment free of discrimination, ensuring all candidates are given a fair opportunity for employment. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

Information Management

  • Mail, e-mail, telephone, and filing


  • Prepares correspondence and documents

  • Assists with preparation of presentations

  • Meeting preparation, co-ordination and minutes

  • Maintains Sharepoint content

  • Reviews and edit documents

Project Co-ordination

  • Tracks goals and decisions taken

  • Follows-up with staff regarding outstanding questions and issues

  • Conducts analysis of data


  • 5+ years of professional administrative experience at a senior level

  • Office Administration or Business Administration Diploma

  • Experience in a financial department


  • Advanced experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and PowerPoint; Intermediate experience with Excel and Sharepoint (content and administration)

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, oral communication and relationship management skills

  • Accurate proofreading skills; detail oriented

  • Strong understanding of financial terminology

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to handle and maintain information with integrity and confidentiality

  • Ability to take initiative, applying independent judgment and discretion

  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of people at all levels within an organization

  • Sense of urgency in dealing with multiple assignments and adept at balancing concurrent assignments

  • Able to learn, understand and apply new tools and technologies

Requisition #: 2016 - 3420