Do you have previous experience working as an Administrative Assistant ? Do you enjoy being the first point of contact for clients and customers? Would you consider yourself to be highly organized? Are you an expert in time management? Do you thrive with new challenges and work well under pressure? How about working for a work-life balanced forward thinking firm?If the answer to the above is YES, then we have the position for you!Our client in downtown Ottawa is looking for a n Administrative Assistant for a permanent full-time opportunity. Our client, a well-known financial services company , is actively searching for a professional and team oriented administrative professional to be the first point of contact for clients and support the management team.AdvantagesWork life balance is a key with this firm, the office is closed Fridays during the summer months.Excellent Compensation Package including profit sharing and bonus incentives45-50 K In Office- 8:30 - 5:00 pm Monday - FridayResponsibilitiesResponsible for the preparation and assembly of financial reports Manage weekly reports regarding outstanding contractsAnalyzing and proof reading corporate and financial reportsInputting confidential client information into Excel(Must have advanced Excel)Prepare reports and process manuals pertaining to office proceduresBinding reports for clientsEstablish and co-ordinate administrative policies and procedures Write and format documents on MS Office. Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access;Prepare and co-ordinate the production and submission of summary briefs and reportsPrepare memos, letters, financial statements and administer contracts and other documentsAbility to work in an environment with tight and often unpredictable and/or conflicting deadlines;QualificationsPost-secondary school education within an Administrative or Business field or 3 + years equivalent experienceA minimum of 2 to 3 years experience in an administrative function, preferably in support of a finance or accounting field.An extreme proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).Effective time management, organizational abilitiesA professional attitude illustrated through superior verbal and written communications skills coupled with demonstrated customer service skills.Attention to detailAbility to work within tight deadlines Highly organized coupled with the ability to multi-task Ability to take InitiativeEffective interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skillsMicrosoft Office including Outlook, Word, Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and Access;SummaryGet in touch with us ASAP at 613-726-0220 option 1 and ask for Shannon or Lisa or Apply directly or send your cv directly to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.comAll applications will be reviewed but only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you so much for your interest and we look forward to meeting you!Randstad Canada is the Canadian leader for Staffing, Recruitment and HR services. as the only fully integrated staffing company in the country, we understand the recruitment needs and demands of employers and job seekers across all levels and industries. through our insightful knowledge of local markets, employment trends and global network of recruitment experts, we are shaping the Canadian world of work. our national network includes 55 offices in 7 Canadian provinces, from British Columbia to Nova Scotia. Our national network includes 55 offices and 22 inhouse locations in 7 Canadian provinces, from British Columbia to Nova Scotia. 650+ corporate employees in Canada ,10,000 temporary workers on site daily, 4,500 clients in Canada;we work with over 60% of the companies on the TSXRandstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.