Executive Assistant

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

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)


• 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.

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