Location Ottawa

Field Administration

Category Full-time Permanent

Type In-Office

Posted July 29, 2022

Careers Current Opportunities

Receptionist

Location Ottawa

Field Administration

Category Full-time Permanent

Type In-Office

Posted July 29, 2022

A Firm for Entrepreneurs

Welch LLP is ideal for professionals with an entrepreneurial spirit.  Welch offers its employees invaluable prospects: possibility for growth and advancement; variety to explore different career paths; opportunity to specialize and deepen skills; and flexibility of work-life balance to enjoy family and personal interests.

Grounded in a values-led culture (care, impact, empower), Welch is focused on creating a diverse and inclusive environment, nurturing women in leadership, and supporting its surrounding communities.  At Welch, we know our employees are our number one asset.  It is our people that enables Welch LLP to be a firm like no other.

National Firm expertise, with the value and service of a small firm

Established in 1918, Welch evolved from a single office to the largest locally-owned and operated firm in the region. With 12 offices and over 300 people across Ontario and Western Quebec, Welch LLP has deeps roots in the communities it serves.  Welch ranks as the 14th largest accounting firm in Canada and continues to grow.

Headquartered in Ottawa, the key to Welch’s success is continually evolving to meet the needs of its employees, clients and the marketplace.  With a full suite of professional services, ranging from traditional assurance to expert business advisory, our clients respect and value the firm’s expertise and commitment to exceptional service. Welch’s clientele is as varied as the economic landscape, ranging from start-ups to large, multi-divisional privately-held companies, not-for- profit organizations and public sector entities.

About the Opportunity

Welch LLP is currently looking for a Receptionist to provide reception, switchboard, and administrative support to all Partners, Principals, Managers, and staff of the Ottawa Office of Welch LLP.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Answering telephone calls and directing callers to appropriate staff members
  • Greeting guest in a pleasant and enthusiastic manner
  • Assisting in the arrangement of meetings for Partners, Principals, Managers, staff, committees, clients, etc.
  • Coordinating and ordering office supplies as needed
  • Typing and transcribing daily correspondence
  • Answering general telephone inquiries and screening calls
  • Operating office equipment: computers, fax machines, photocopiers, scanners, calculator
  • Ensuring employees at work sign in and out of the office
  • Arranging courier pickup and delivery
  • Coordinating delivery of packages either by hand or by courier
  • Maintaining the reception area, boardrooms, and server area, including keeping them tidy and locking specified areas at the end of the day
  • Providing administrative support to all Partners, Principals, Managers and Administrative Supervisors
  • Backup Administrative support for Business Development team
  • Various other reception/administrative tasks, as needed

Qualifications

  • Completion of secondary school
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of switchboard/reception experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; French would be considered a strong asset
  • Able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent typing skills
  • A team player who is reliable and dependable

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If you are interested in a great career opportunity with a growing, flexible and dynamic organization, please apply by sending your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with subject line “Receptionist”.

Welch LLP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.

We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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