Administrative Coordinator - Temporary Assignment up to 12 Months

December 2 2019
Industries Non-profit organisation - NPO
Categories Administrative, Clerical, Office clerk, Receptionist, Data entry, Word processing clerk, Administrative, Clerical
Pickering, ON

Do you want to be part of a team helping to strengthen every community across Ontario? Are you interested in seeing the importance of your work firsthand?

Become an Administrative Coordinator with MPAC

The Municipal Property Assessment Corporation (MPAC) is made up of a team of experts who understand local communities and assess every property in Ontario. What we do provides the very foundation that municipalities use to base the property taxes needed to pay for the services we use every day. Learn more >

Here's what you will do as part of the team:

  • Receive, review and distribute all correspondence and follow up on all outstanding issues, as well as set up and maintain electronic and paper filing systems;
  • Respond to routine enquiries and draft responses in a professional manner;
  • Provide administrative support to the team on various projects and initiatives in Valuation and Assessment Standards;
  • Post and maintain departmental content on the Internet and Intranet;
  • Organize content for presentations, reports, bulletins, memos and correspondence, accessing information from various sources (e.g., corporate reports, locally relevant statistics);
  • Proofread and edit all material for accuracy and adherence to MPAC standards;
  • Schedule meetings, maintain the Directors' appointment calendar, coordinate other meeting logistics and make travel arrangements as required;
  • Coordinate, gather and assimilate data from management team for reporting on Balanced Scorecard objectives and other department metrics;
  • Provide financial services support to the team, which includes inputting data into financial system (SAP), monitoring and reconciling monthly expenditures, submitting expense claims and generating reports; 
  • Conduct month-end reconciliation including verification of payments and Department IDs, comparison to forecasts, and verification of purchasing card and cell phone statements.

Here's what you will need to succeed:

  • At least 3 years of administrative and/or clerical support experience supporting management;
  • General knowledge of budgeting and purchasing processes;
  • Advanced proficiency in all MS Office suite of applications;
  • Meticulous organization and time management skills while maintaining high quality standards;
  • Effective communications skills, no matter what the medium;
  • A natural ability to think on your feet, make quick decisions and take immediate action; 
  • A strong customer service orientation, taking a personal investment in helping others and delivering service with ease.

Nice to have:

  • Completion of a college diploma or university degree in Administrative or related studies;
  • Budget perceptiveness – excellent knowledge of expense policies and procedures; 
  • General knowledge of relevant acts (e.g., Assessment Act, Municipal Act, Education Act).

What's in it for you:

  • Competitive compensation;
  • Great corporate culture;
  • Flexible work;
  • Opportunity for growth;
  • Strong focus on learning, professional accreditation and mentorship;
  • Leading edge technology.

Additional Information:

Posting number: MPAC-216-19
Number of positions: 1
Location: MPAC Head Office, Pickering
Hours of work: 36.25 hours per week
Employment type: Temporary Assignment up to 12 Months
Department: Valuation and Assessment Standards
Position level and salary: PG B $46,940 - $58,676
Area of Search: Open

Ready to apply?

Click on this link followed by the "Apply Online" icon.  Once within the posting, create your candidate profile and upload your resume and cover letter by December 9, 2019. Please note, only applications submitted through the Applicant Tracking System will be accepted.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a background verification with Mintz Global Screening. By applying to this job posting, you are providing your consent to MPAC to share your name, email address and phone number with Mintz, to conduct the criminal and driver abstract check and for Mintz to disclose the results to MPAC, should you be the successful incumbent.

MPAC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment where all employees and members of the public feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflect the diversity of the public and communities we serve.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be posted in both English and French on our website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are only posted in English on the English version of our website.

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