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Date Posted: Sep 12, 2019

Reference Code: 46320-en_US

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Are you an experienced executive assistant looking for a new oppertunity for growth? Apply below!

What will your typical day look like?
  • Support Partners on the Executive Committee and/or Partners that work on multiple, complex client engagements and accounts
  • Focus on strategic partnership with Executives, Partners and their respective client teams
  • Demonstrate highly developed business acumen to focus on strategic practice management and critical thinking to anticipate internal and external client needs (e.g., independently anticipate the next step in a process, prompt the client, be resourceful and one step ahead)
  • Demonstrative creative thinking and proactively identifies opportunities for improvement such as process efficiencies
  • Act as a liaison with service area clients and is client-centric
  • Proactively drive the client life cycle with primary responsibility for meeting client deadlines with quality deliverables
  • Act as an ambassador of Executives and Partners to chair and facilitate committees and leadership meetings
  • Provide support with strategic project management, as required
  • Demonstrate leadership skills with stakeholders
  • Anticipate business and client-service needs, demonstrating resourcefulness and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Proactive calendar management with respect to client events, business-related activities, travel management without minimal input and direction
  • Develop executive presentations, consolidate and generate reports, as required
  • Provide streamlined and focused client lifecycle support such as expense reporting and billings
  • Work collaboratively with other support teams in Business Operations, leveraging appropriate firm resources to manage, own and minimize administrative tasks
About the team

Deloitte is one of Canada’s leading professional services firms, providing audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services across Canada. At Deloitte, we combine industry insight with a deep understanding of today’s local and global business challenges to give our clients the intelligent, practical and principled solutions they need to resolve both today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.
Let Deloitte show you how to push your career to the next level. And let your story unfold.

The role of the Senior Executive Assistant is to provide a full suite of senior-level administrative, client-lifecycle and project management support typically for three to five Partners and/or Directors The successful candidate will work alongside the Partners and engagement team and will focus on building relationships with clients and strategic client-lifecycle activities, which may include project management . The incumbent will be working in a fast-paced environment, which requires a high degree of sensitivity and will need to be detail oriented, responsive, anticipatory and organized. 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone with:

  • Minimum 8-10 years of customer service and/or administrative experience (experience supporting Executives is an asset) in a professional, customer-service driven and fast-paced environment
  • Ability to deal with highly confidential information, diplomacy, conciliation and discretion are all vital in this role; Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks based on comparative importance and urgency
  • Ability to identify areas for improvement and execute changes as necessary; Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Confident communication and active listening skills are critical
  • Advanced-level knowledge of common industry software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat
  • Bilingualism (English and French), written and spoken, is an asset
  • Flexibility to work overtime, if required

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

At Deloitte we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having a diverse colleagues of all abilities!  We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.

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