Administrative Assistant (banking)

Toronto, Ontario

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Brokerage/Finance Job Number: 64331

Our client, one of the five leading Canadian banks is looking for an Administrative Assistant to join our Toronto team for a short term contract.

Opportunity Number: 64039
Location: Toronto, Markham, Mississauga
Pay Rate: $16-$19/hr
Contract Duration: 2 months to 1 year with the possibility of extension

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Provide a high level of administrative support ensuring quality service and professionalism at every customer interaction 
  • Apply appropriate due diligence ensuring accuracy in preparing and promptly completing all required supporting documentation (reports, presentations, invoices, correspondence/communications, tables, charts, files, etc.) 
  • Schedule and organize meetings, including preparation and co-ordination by booking the facility, pre-mail, arranging required equipment, refreshments, etc., as required 
  • Efficiently manage and promptly respond to all incoming enquiries/requests for information independently or re-direct to the appropriate person/area 
  •  Ensure the optimal level of customer service and professionalism is provided 
  • Consistently exercise discretion in managing correspondence, information and all matters of confidentiality; escalate issues where appropriate 
  • Use software programs and other tools or equipment with ease and efficiency, and provide documents/ information that effectively support the needs of the team 
  • Efficiently manage expectations/concerns through strong communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Take initiative to identify and recommend improvements in own job function, research and/or investigate issues requiring resolution in order to execute on assigned tasks 
  • Role may also be involved with the administration of sensitive and/or confidential material requiring discretion

Job Requirements:

  • Executive admin experience is required
  • Strong calendar management skills
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Pro-active and efficient learner with the ability to work as a team and individually
  • Computer savvy


  • High school education required (Post-secondary education preferred)
  • 2-6 years of related experience

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