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Date Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Reference Code: 46349-en_US

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Are you an experienced executive assistant looking for a new challenge? Apply to this exciting opportunity at Deloitte!

What will your typical day look like?

 

  • Proactively manage senior team members’ schedules, including coordinating with client and business-related activities with minimal input and direction
  • Anticipate and support the team within an agile workplace, including location and reservation of appropriate space and other required resources
  • Travel management
  • Expense and time reporting
  • Assemble, format and proofread executive presentations and briefing materials
  • Research options and source corporate gifts
  • Identify requirements for meetings and events, and arrange appropriate support, including researching venues, securing reservations, determining menus—all requiring an elevated attention to detail
  • Anticipate business and client-service needs, demonstrating resourcefulness and out-of-the-box thinking
  • Work collaboratively, leveraging appropriate firm resources to manage, own and streamline administrative tasks
  • Coordinate and attend internal/external meetings as requested to document action items for independent follow up
  • Other duties as required
About the team

 

The role of the Senior Executive Assistant is to provide administrative and project support for a member of Deloitte’s Leadership Team. The successful candidate will work alongside the Managing Partner for Ontario to provide superior administrative support. The selected candidate will be detail-oriented, anticipatory, highly organized and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment, all the while demonstrating discretion and the ability to manage confidential information. This position will be based in Toronto.

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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Confident communication and active listening skills are critical
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to build effective relationships and work collaboratively in a team environment
  • 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 accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca 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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