Executive Assistant

Location
Burkett & Co. Chartered Professional Accountants
Suite 200, 3561 Shelbourne Street
Victoria, BC, V8P 4G8
Canada


Burkett & Co. is a leading Victoria based accounting firm providing accounting, tax and advisory services to business owners and their families. Our firm has a long-standing history providing high quality service for leading business and high-net-worth clients. Our clients include entrepreneurs, private companies, medical professionals, and non-profit organizations. We provide excellence in the services we offer and create personalized solutions to ensure successful outcomes for each client.

If you aspire to be an important member of a high performing team in professional services and love living in beautiful Victoria, look no further than Burkett & Co. We are currently recruiting for a talented individual to work alongside our team of professionals, with an emphasis on minimizing administrative tasks for partners. Please note that this is a full-time, permanent position.

What we have to offer

• Competitive compensation package ($55,000 – $65,000)
• Comprehensive health, medical and dental benefits
• Continued professional development
• Opportunities to grow and learn from partners and managers
• Close knit office culture (please note this is not a remote role)

Responsibilities

• Provide excellent administrative support to multiple partners
• Proactively support partner day-to-day needs
• High degree of calendar management support to partners (managing scheduling conflicts, sending invitations, organizing meetings, etc.)
• Support with expense claims processing
• Time entry and modification on behalf of the partner
• Provide support during virtual and in-persons meetings and events (room reservations, catering orders, in collaboration with various internal support teams)
• Coordinate both local and international travel arrangements
• Draft and send internal and external communications on behalf of your partners (emails, client letters, internal newsletters, etc.)
• Support inbox and email management (e.g., monitor inbox, contacts, compose emails)
• Provide support with the firm’s specific service lines activities, such as market initiatives and client deliverables on an ad hoc basis
• Build effective relationships with external clients
• Coordinate branding of documents

Job Requirements

• Minimum 3+ years of administrative experience in a professional, customer-service driven and fast-paced environment
• Exceptional commitment to customer service and continuous improvement
• Take initiative and be proactive in making decisions and completing tasks
• Ability to manage highly confidential information; discretion is essential in this position
• Ability to manage priorities in a fast-paced environment according to their relative importance and urgency
• Ability to anticipate needs, demonstrating resourcefulness and critical thinking and act proactively
• Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction
• Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, innovation, a capacity to build effective relationships, and work collaboratively in a team environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
• Excellent knowledge of software such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
• Flexibility to work overtime when required

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter and resume at www.burkettandco.ca/careers. We thank all applicants but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

CPA Articling Student (September 2024)

Location
Burkett & Co. Chartered Professional Accountants
Suite 200, 3561 Shelbourne Street
Victoria, BC, V8P 4G8
Canada


Burkett & Co. is a leading Victoria based accounting firm providing accounting, tax and advisory services to business owners and their families. Our firm has a long-standing history providing high quality service for small to medium-sized businesses and high-net-worth clients. Our clients include individuals, entrepreneurs, private companies, medical professionals, restaurants, investment firms and non-profit organizations. We provide excellence in the services we offer and create personalized solutions to ensure successful outcomes for each client.

If you aspire to be a Chartered Professional Accountant and love living in beautiful Victoria, look no further than Burkett & Co. We are currently recruiting for a talented individual to begin a CPA career commencing September 2024. With our firm you will receive the experience you want and need to be a well-rounded CPA. Please note that this is a full-time, permanent position.

What we have to offer

We invest in our people, supporting their growth through training, mentorship, and professional development. Our firm will provide you with hands on experience to really accelerate your growth that will translate to on-the-job success as well as strong achievement in your CPA PEP courses.

Benefits you can expect as part of our team:

• Competitive compensation package ($46,000 – $54,000)
• Education reimbursement
• Continued professional development
• Opportunities to grow and learn from partners and managers
• Close knit office culture (please note this not a remote role)
• Comprehensive health, medical and dental benefits

Responsibilities

• Preparation of Compilation and Review engagement working papers
• Preparation of corporate, individual and trust income tax returns
• Detailed analysis of revenue, expense, and investment transactions
• Other types of special engagements as necessary

Job Requirements

• Plans to pursue a CPA designation
• Academic achievement – completed or near completion of an undergraduate degree and CPA pre-requisite courses
• Strong client/customer service skills
• Excellent interpersonal relations and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams
• Superior verbal and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving and analytical skills

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you, please submit your cover letter, resume and unofficial transcripts. We thank all applicants but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.