Proofreader
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Toronto, ON, CA
13d ago

The opportunity

EY’s people in more than 150 countries arecommitted to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in theprovision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services.

We strive to helpall of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through aninclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciatesdiversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities fordevelopment.

Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, EY continuallystrives to be a great place to work.

As a Proofreader, you’ll proofread technical andstatistical documents across various industry sectors, in order to reconcilerevisions, and check spelling, punctuation and formatting.

You’ll be expectedto read entire documents for correct grammar, use of language, consistentpresentation of names / acronyms, and to verify footing and cross-

footing offinancial statements. You’ll also consult with customers on correctproofreading standards, client-specific requests and standard EY styles.

Youmust be able to work flexible hours with availability for overtime during ourpeak periods.

Your key responsibilities

  • Read original document and / or proofs against copy and manuscript, to detect and mark for correction any typographical, grammatical or mathematical errors, using standard proofreading editing marks
  • Review documents for layout of text and graphics, and check for compositional errors
  • Track any changes, and use comparison / merge functionality in Microsoft Word, commenting and editing tools in Adobe Acrobat, various tools supporting digital projects and other tools, to complete assignments
  • Support quality assurance and quality controls within the Creative Services Group (CSG), by proofreading documents accurately
  • Participate as a team player in planning, scheduling and production
  • Help train new proofreaders
  • May cross-train staff in additional CSG functions, to provide flexibility of resources
  • Understand and strictly adhere to EY quality standards and procedures, including CSG standards and guidelines
  • Utilize the CSG database, to confirm that all time and materials are billed correctly, and that project instructions and customer interactions are fully documented
  • Develop team momentum by being a good team member and / or leader, promoting and sharing leading practices with Enterprise Support Services / CSG staff
  • Gain advanced knowledge of the EY brand, and raise awareness
  • Skills and attributes for success

  • The individual in this role must have excellent proofreading and documentation skills, on hard copy or digitally
  • To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience as a Proofreader
  • Advanced and strong knowledge of English post-secondary education in English, and / or related discipline as asset
  • Attention to detail and rigorous approach
  • Advanced knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and use of style manuals
  • Moderate understanding of mathematics and accounting functions
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Competent at applying existing standards to new or different documents
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Adobe Acrobat and PDF-Xchange
  • Ability to perform under pressure, within tight deadlines
  • Experience in translation / communications services or in an accounting or legal firm an asset
  • What working at EY offers

    At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming -

    where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities.

    It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

    We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business.

    In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.

    Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-

    being. Plus, we offer :

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
  • About EY

    As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world.

    That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.

    Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

    If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

    Make your mark. Apply today .

    EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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