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Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-edge virtual access methods.

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As an administrative assistant – corporate Finance and national accounts, you help carry out administrative activities for your sector.

You provide administrative and secretarial support to a vice-president. You also provide administrative support to other members of your unit as needed. You actively help coordinate, plan and prioritize your unit’s management activities.

Your work involves complex relationships and business priorities. You interact with many different stakeholders. You proactively and independently make decisions and carry out tasks in accordance with your superior’s administrative needs. The ability to communicate effectively and tailor your approach as needed is therefore essential.

General Information on the Position

Main Responsibilities

  • Carry out secretarial tasks (draft, revise, update and format documents for various departments, etc.)

  • Carry out internal administrative tasks (sales tracking, dashboards, expense reports, inventory management, performance reviews, etc.)

  • Help your superior manage their agenda, mail, emails and phone calls

  • Coordinate the preparation of deliverables for decision-making bodies

  • Plan and attend management committee and other meetings. Draft reports and minutes and follow up as needed

  • Handle the unit’s budget process. Carry out budget preparation activities and identify and explain variances

Other working conditions

  • Work location: Currently on regular telework due to the pandemic. Place of business Montreal. The work mode applicable to the position is the hybrid

  • Number of job available : 1


  • Trade school diploma in a related field

  • A minimum of four years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Knowledge of the Office 365 suite

  • Knowledge of Workday (an asset)

  • Good communication skills in French and English, both oral and written

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Customer Focus, Differences, Nimble learning

Key competencies for the job

Communicates effectively, Plans and aligns, Situational adaptability

Work Location

1170, rue Peel Montréal

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date


Job Family

Administration (FG)