BDO Office Manager in Whistler, British Columbia

BDO. Because relationships matter.

There are many world-class accounting firms. 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 Summary

BDO Canada is currently looking to hire an Office Manager to be part of our Whistler team. This full time permanent position is an opportunity to lead the Administrative team while providing support to Staff and Partners. The successful candidate will have experience in a management role as well as significant experience within an administrative capacity in a professional work environment.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Provide staff and Partners direct administrative support as well as day-to-day office operations.

  • Monitoring day-to-day work flow and delegate accordingly among support staff, including file room staff to ensure filing is maintained per policy. Off-site storage requirements appropriate, review for space requirement and date base needs.

  • Perform a wide range of administrative support duties, including by not limited to, monitoring time sheets, preparing appropriate reports for Office Managing Partner, coordinating office events, coordinate meetings to keep staff up–to-date among other required tasks.

  • Direct involvement in the decision-making process related to office equipment, office furniture purchasing and leasing including gathering and reviewing proposals.

  • Assist in the recruiting process for all staff as well as distribution of HR related material, introduction of new staff and office orientation.

  • Ensure appropriate maintenance of office premises, housekeeping.

  • Review all office supply orders and approve/negotiate to ensure competitive pricing as required

  • Supervising, training, leading and mentoring support staff team; monitoring quality of work, annual performance evaluations, management of vacation scheduling coverage on sick leave or during breaks and arrangement for temporary help when needed.

Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge

  • Experience in management and administrative capacities

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience within an office administrative role

  • University Degree or College Diploma is an asset

  • Experience as a Manager within a dynamic professional environment

  • Ability to support Executives within a busy office environment

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to multitask between different duties throughout the day

  • Ability to mentor administrative team to grow within the Firm

Our Vision

One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.

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System ID: 2016-4025

Job Type (EN): Full Time

Job Industry (Choose up to 3 industries) (EN): Accounting and Auditing Services