Position ID: 2016103
Location(s): Calgary, Alberta

Potential Start Date: Open
Posting Date: June 23, 2016
Position Close Date: July 13, 2016

Kenway Mack Slusarchuk Stewart LLP Chartered Professional Accountants is a public accounting firm that truly values all of its team members. As one of Canada’s and Alberta’s Top Employers, we have a one-year temporary opportunity for an Administrative Assistant in our downtown Calgary office.  Reporting to the Administrative Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing administrative support to a number of partners and managers.

Some of the benefits we provide to our administrative team include:

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Three weeks’ vacation and eight flex days per year
  • $100 per month towards the cost of parking or transit pass


The successful candidate will have excellent organizational and communication skills, be a team player, have previous experience in professional practice, be able to anticipate the needs of those you support, and the desire to work in a busy, dynamic environment.  A strong technical skillset would also be a definite asset.  The following administrative skills will be required:

  • Advanced or senior level Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint (please note that we will be administering a skills test to the short list of candidates);
  • The ability to be detail oriented and use discretion;
  • Possess confidence and professionalism when dealing with the firm’s clients on behalf of the partners and/or managers;
  • Positive, “can-do” attitude and strong work ethic;
  • Minimum 4 – 6 years’ experience working in an office environment, preferably in professional practice; and,
  • Ability to work independently.


  • Full spectrum of administrative duties such as financial statement and tax return assemblies and preparation of other financial documents;
  • Manage the scheduling of meetings, physically prepare meeting rooms, and any support materials or services required;
  • Record time and billings and manage our several client databases, including set up and maintenance of client portals;
  • Manage and draft a variety of correspondence (electronic or otherwise); and,
  • Provide back-up coverage for Receptionist.

If this opportunity interests you and you feel you have the qualifications and attitude required to be successful in a mid-sized public accounting firm, we look forward to receiving your resume.  Please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to: This position is now closed.

Kenway Mack Slusarchuk Stewart LLP, Attention: Human Resources

Suite 1500, 333 – 11th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta  T2R 1L9

Email:  careers@kmss.ca, Website:  www.kmss.ca

We would like to thank all the candidates for their interest in KMSS
but please note only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.