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Part-Time Administrative Assistant (6 Month Contract)

Surrey, British Columbia
Note: This is a Part-Time position - 6 month contract

What will you do?
  • Issue petty cash and balance the ledger daily; prepare requisition for replenishment of petty cash; submit relevant documentation to Payroll and Accounts Receivable and maintain files accordingly;
  • Create purchase orders using Great Plains (software); have purchase orders approved, received, batched and submit to Accounts Payable in a timely manner;  submit monthly accrual report;
  • Upload, rename and file photos and audit videos of material in-transit;
  • Validate and enter data into “Time and Attendance Program”;
  • Coordinate the issuance and collection of swipe cards for all staff;
  • Update employee contact list and daily production report;
  • Assist Scale and Plant Manager with other duties as assigned;

What will you bring?
  • Grade 12 or GED equivalency;  job related post-secondary education considered an asset;
  • Minimum 2 years previous experience working in a related administrative role;
  • Proficiency in using MS Office (Word, Excel); excellent data entry and keyboarding skills;
  • working knowledge of “time and attendance programs” and “purchase order systems” an asset;
  • Strong mathematical aptitude; sharp attention to detail;
  • Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as necessary;
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines;
  • A desire and comfort in working within a manufacturing/plant facility;
  • Experience in the waste management and recycling industry preferred;
  • A friendly personality combined with a “roll-up your sleeves and get it done attitude”!

What do we have to offer you?
  • Competitive base salary and a comprehensive Group Insurance Plan;
  • A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth;
  • As part of a small team, ongoing support and resources to ensure your success in this role;
  • Training & Development opportunities supplemented with a Tuition Reimbursement Program;
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change;
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 
Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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