Corporate Receptionist - Farber Financial Group

Company Information

Farber Financial Group (Farber) is a financial and business advisory services firm that offers practical solutions to complex financial problems. We have a reputation for responsiveness and results. We are a client-centric organization.

For almost 40 years, the firm has distinguished itself as a leader in its profession and we now employ more than 185 people in more than 50 offices in Ontario and BC.

We have two primary Divisions – Personal and Corporate, along with a number of other related businesses.

The Personal Division works with families and individuals (B2C) in financial crises. For more information, please visit: www.afarber.com. The Corporate Division is the B2B division of the Firm focused on helping companies grow, improve or wind-down. For more information, please visit: www.farberfinancial.com.

Other related businesses include Circle & Square (www.circleandsquare.me) and Tax Solutions Canada (www.taxsolutionscanada.com).

Position Summary

We are looking for a Receptionist to join Farber’s Corporate Division.

Main Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Managing the reception desk, including receiving clients in a courteous and professional manner and answering phone
  • Screening calls for partners and senior staff members (if requested)
  • Programing reception telephone as required
  • Picking up messages left on general voicemail and forward to appropriate persons
  • Taking messages from callers who refuse voicemail
  • Setting up conference calls when requested
  • Booking meeting rooms upon request
  • Keeping meeting rooms tidy and clean up after meetings
  • Keeping kitchens tidy/clean including emptying dishwashers each morning and running dishwashers at the end of the day, etc.
  • Sending faxes and couriers as requested
  • Receiving and distributing faxes in a timely manner
  • Picking up, sorting, date stamping and distributing mail in a timely manner
  • Processing interoffice mail in a timely manner
  • Emptying office shredder when bag full
  • Issuing receipts for personal insolvency clients
  • Other duties as required

Skill Requirements

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer and technology skills
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Professional personal presentation
  • Customer service orientation
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Attention to detail and reliability
  • High stress tolerance and ability to stay calm and professional under pressure
  • Experience with the 3CX phone system (or similar) would be an asset

Background and Education Required

  • High school education
  • 3 – 5 years of previous reception experience in a fast-paced environment

Application Instructions

To apply directly for this position, please email your resume directly to the Human Resources Consultant: lsagealexander@afarber.com or fax to 416-496-9651

Please be sure to:

  • Copy or type your resume into the body of the e mail message; OR
  • Attach your resume via a file attachment in Word, PDF, HTML or plain text
We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Farber Financial and its entities will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all candidates for submitting their resume, however, only those elected for an interview will be contacted.