Administrative Assistant

Part Time Temporary (30 hours per week/Term up to 1 year)

Headquartered in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Suncorp Valuations is a dynamic growth-oriented leader in the valuation industry, providing full service appraisal and valuation consulting services. Through offices in Canada and the U.S.A., we offer a range of valuation and costing services for land, buildings, machinery and equipment, and for intangible assets such as patents, copyrights and franchises.  Utilizing robust research methodologies, valuation consultants develop reports that provide an opinion of value for assessed property and other assets. Clients utilize reports for a variety of needs including regulatory compliance, financing, litigation support, mergers and acquisitions, purchase price allocation, insurance placement and claims settlement. Our risk management department assists clients by identifying and mitigating risks such as the potential for accidents, property damage and theft.  For further details please refer to our website at www.suncorpvaluations.com

THE ROLE

Reporting to the Manager of Administration in Saskatoon, this position is pivotal in sustaining business operations through internal and external client support activities in the Saskatoon office. The focus of the role is to: 1) support the Administration team by providing back-up centralized reception coverage for peak periods, breaks, and vacations, and 2) independently manage the completion of error free, high volume update reports and email correspondence for private sector clients.

Additional responsibilities include general office administration, scanning, and providing support to other team members with the completion of appraisal reports. The role is fast paced, with a variety of responsibilities, and provides the opportunity to grow and expand within and beyond the role requirements.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

Along with the required credentials, you are friendly and enjoy communicating on the phone. You excel at time management, are able to balance conflicting priorities, problem solving, manage a high workload, and be a strong team player. You are naturally focused on providing high levels of client service and ensure accuracy of your work through inquiry and well-honed proofreading skills. You are able to work independently and communicate openly with business partners to ensure work is completed to required standards and within given timelines. You are flexible and adapt easily to new procedures. You enjoy finding efficiencies within systems and learning new skills. You are detail focused and comfortable performing work that requires high levels of accuracy in a high volume environment.

THE REQUIREMENTS

  • A certificate or diploma from a recognized administrative program or equivalent.
  • Two to three years office administrative or related experience.
  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Office Suite; expertise with Word and Excel.
  • Exceptional written and oral English language skills.
  • Proficient, accurate and fast keyboarding skills (60 wpm minimum).
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new software applications.

  THE ROLE COMPETENCIES: 

  • Outgoing and friendly with pleasant and professional phone manners.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Active listening, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Genuine interest in providing high levels of internal and external customer service.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Able to multi task with constant interruptions.
  • Can work competently with minimum supervision.
  • Proactive, with a desire to drive results and exceed goals.
  • Determined and hard working.
  • High personal and professional standards.
  • Team player able to support and collaborate with internal stakeholders.
  • Effective problem solving.

HOURS: Monday-Friday 8am-3pm (30 hours per week)

THE APPLICATION PROCESS: 

  • Send your resume and cover letter to the email provided
  • In the Subject Line place the competition number, then your first and last name.
Email: HR@suncorpvaluations.com
Subject: AA-SK-02 Followed by your first & last name

Example: AA-SK-02 Fred Doe

Deadline: December 11, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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