Job Posting 64930

Executive Assistant, Audit Advisory Services
BC Housing
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Burnaby
closing tomorrow (Fri, 30 Oct)
full time

Executive Assistant, Audit Advisory Services

Job ID:  3575


Location: BURNABY, BC



Executive Assistant, Audit Advisory Services


Reporting to the Executive Director Audit Advisory Services, the Executive Assistant is responsible for managing the efficient administration of the office of the Executive Director, as well as administering tenant audit, internal audit, and audit advisory activities. The position tracks, updates, and reports on various audit projects, monitors budgets and financial commitments, prepares reports and presentations, coordinates departmental communications correspondence, and acts as an administrative liaison with other branches and external contacts.


The successful candidate will have the following:


  • College diploma in commerce or business administration or an equivalent amount of education and experience.
  • Considerable experience in managing the administrative aspects of the office of an Executive Director, preferably for a public sector organization operating within a fast paced, complex environment.


  • Sound knowledge of the principles and practices of managing the administrative activities for the office of a senior level director
  • Considerable knowledge and understanding of departmental policies, programs and operating requirements
  • Sound knowledge of information technology, business processes and practices.
  • Ability to exercise judgment, diplomacy and tact in dealing with confidential matters
  • Ability to manage multiple issues and projects, co-ordinate work with others, keep management and staff apprised of major issues and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to foster strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders to accomplish objectives.
  • Effective conflict resolution, consensus building and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, analytical, problem solving, time management and expediting skills
  • Good understanding of IT systems and excellent computer skills, including a high level of technical proficiency with Microsoft Office products, with a focus on Word, Excel, and Powerpoint


How to Apply:

Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications and competencies.  To be considered for this competition, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position.  This information will be used as part of the selection process.

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