Administrative Assistant, Commercial Financial Services
Québec, Quebec, Canada
12d ago

Administrative Assistant, Commercial Financial Services

Support to Vice-President,Commercial Financial Services

What is the opportunity?

This position will support the Vice President of Commercial Financial Services by providing assistance in planning, developing, coordinating and implementing strategic initiatives.

You will coordinate client and employee correspondence (both written and verbal) for VP including supporting problem resolution and responding to escalated issues.

You maintain schedules including sales meetings and coordinate travel plans and booking of facilities. You may also participate in scheduled meetings for transcription purposes.

Other duties may include :

  • Prepares and gathers reports for specific needs or presentations leveraging available tools and resources
  • Assists with annual planning and may prepare budget for the commercial team
  • Instructs other staff within department of PC operations, reporting general building maintenance when needed
  • Orders department supplies as needed
  • Coordinates PC and furniture needs and moves
  • Prepares and processes department’s personnel records
  • Manages business expenses for the VP and team, ensuring corporate expense claims are coded correctly and submitted in a timely fashion for verification and approval through the expense reimbursement system
  • Acts as a pre-verification officer for department expense reports on behalf of the VP to aid in approval flow of all team expenses
  • In addition to supporting the Vice President, the Executive Assistant will provide certain administrative support to the respective team.

    The role is a key point of contact for the team and their internal partners.

    What will you do?

  • Manages the schedules, ensuring they are effectively time-managed to create capacity for required activities.
  • Maintains multiple points of contact (phone messages, email accounts, incoming mail) for the VP and responds to specific needs ensuring priority items are brought to the VP's attention or, when appropriate, responding on their behalf
  • Organizes and facilitates work-related meetings and other functions involving a wide array of constituents, coordinating conference calls, group events (i.
  • e. strategy sessions, cross-business meetings, focus groups etc.), notifying and confirming participants, preparing agendas and supporting materials, organizing facilities as well as food services

  • Performs various and sundry administrative duties including photocopying, facsimile transmission, and ordering and maintaining office supplies, office moves, phone, computer service
  • Composes letters, memos, spreadsheets, reports, and other documentation as requested
  • Provides phone back-up for other administrative support
  • Assists Executive Area administrative staff in maintaining various vendor / contact relationships.
  • What do you need to succeed?


  • Previous related experience supporting senior level management
  • Bilingualism (French and English)
  • Requires comprehensive skill and knowledge of organization practices and banking industry
  • Advanced knowledge in MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Power Point, Excel, and Project Management)
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Must work effectively with all levels of management
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and take the initiative
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must be a self starter and able to work with limited supervision
  • Superior time management skills
  • What’s in it for you?

    We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper.

    We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Embedding career-long learning opportunities into our DNA.
  • Providing easy access to career resources.
  • Having a variety of career opportunities available
  • About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

    We are one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis.

    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.

    S. and 37 other countries. For more information, please visit

    Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment

    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-

    protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    City : Québec

    Address : 700 Place d'Youville

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Required Travel(%) : 0

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 07 / 27 / 2018

    Posting Notes : SF : JB

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