Administrative Assistant
Sonepar Canada
Edmonton, AB, CA
3d ago

Overview :

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.

About Texcan

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
  • Benefits :

  • 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.

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