Join a dynamic administrative team, that is an essential part of our business. We are seeking an Administrative Assistant in Edmonton, AB.
This position is responsible for providing administrative duties to support the department, along with completing assigned projects.
TEXCAN provides customers with high quality wire and cable products at the best value possible. As one of Canada’s largest distributor for over 40 years , we have built a reputation for going to great lengths for our customers.
We supply solutions for a variety of different markets in residential, commercial, industrial and emerging green markets such as wind farms, solar energy, hydroelectric, water and waste treatments.
We are a member of the Sonepar Group, the world’s largest privately held electrical distributor. The Sonepar Group is present in more than 44 countries on 5 continents with approximately 2,800 locations and 44,000 employees.
Why Join Us?
Attractive salary with benefits
Employee Referral provides the opportunity to earn more while you work by referring one of the best you know
We house the largest inventory to better service our customers and deliver on sales commitment
You will be joining a market leader with over 40 years of experience to help you elevate your potential
You will be working for the world's #1 privately held business to business distributor of electrical products and related solutions
Be part of an ISO certified company with a strong quality assurance program and new technologies which help you perform at your best
We offer a competitive salary, plus a full set of benefits, including :
Flexible benefits program allowing you to choose from options that best fit you and your dependents’ needs. Benefit options include : Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Spending Account & RRSP matching
Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts such as discounted home and auto insurance
Regardless of your benefits program, you will receive company paid Life Insurance, and employee paid disability
Key Responsibilities :
Answering phones, Filing, Incoming / Outgoing mail, Accounts Receivable, Ordering Supplies, Office Equipment Maintenance (call contractor)
Assisting with payroll back-up, credits, debits, freight claims
Processing reel returns / maintenance
Responding to customer service and customer complaints
Preparing outgoing mail and correspondence including e-mail and fax
Creating reports using excel
Preparing expense reports
Organizing conferences / meetings (catering, booking rooms)
Preparing promotional packages
Assisting with inventory control for promotional incentives
Liaising with customers / clients
Maintaining printer / photocopier toner cartridges inventory
Respond to requests to pull paperwork : Invoices, receiving reports and Etc
Processing cash sales / customer payments
Obtaining freight rates
Back-up invoicing & exception follow up
Other duties as required
Required Qualifications :
One to three (1-3) years administration experience in a busy office environment
High School Diploma required. Preferably post-secondary education in Administration or Business Management
Must be proficient with MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint)
Self-motivated with strong administrative and analytical skills
Exceptional organizations skills with the ability to effectively multitask
Effectively prioritizing tasks
Optimizing time effectively
Keenly pays attention to detail with high level of accuracy
Ability to work with a team and independently
Professional phone and email etiquette
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Willingness to learn new initiatives that support the department
Overtime- the role requires additional hours during month end. There is a rotating schedule and extra hours will be required to fulfill month end duties.
Besides month end, the role may require working above the regular hours of work, to fulfill business needs. Overtime pay would be compensated for additional hours worked.