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Senior Executive Assistant

Req id:  35431

Richmond Hill, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the SVP, Chief Accounting Officer, the Sr. Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing executive administrative support to both functions and leaders to ensure that operations are maintained in a proficient manner.  In addition to supporting the SVP, Chief Accounting Officer, this role will also support the VP, Tax (located in Mountain Standard Time zone) and VP, Revenue Recognition. The role must demonstrate the ability to adapt and anticipate the needs of Senior Leadership and changing priorities with a high level of professionalism, confidentiality, maturity, and positive attitude.


You Are Great At:

  • Independently manage and coordinate multiple calendars, appointments, reservations, expenses, and travel arrangements supporting the SVP, Chief Accounting Officer, as well as the VP, Tax and VP, Revenue Recognition.
  • Proactively create and maintain effective communications to accomplish the work of the executive which includes the handling of a variety of projects and tasks simultaneously.
  • Independently organize and produce both in-person & virtual meetings and conferences, typically in MS-Teams
  • Create and/or modify high quality presentations, reports, and letters, with a high attention to detail, using the Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Teams.
  • Ensures timely and accurate submissions of expenses and invoices.
  • Co-ordinate and support daily office related tasks for the CAO, Tax and Revenue Recognition teams
  • Establish and maintain a centralized/coordinated electronic office team filing system.
  • Understand and follow OpenText Approval and Authorization policy, including affixing e-signatures on documentation.
  • Work across multi-disciplinary teams to achieve set tasks and goals.
  • Attend team meetings and capture meeting notes, when appropriate
  • Administrative other duties as required.


What It Takes:

  • Minimum Post-Secondary education in an administrative or business-related discipline or equivalent in years of experience
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience and support of senior and C Level Executives
  • Self-starter, with a high level of attention to detail, excellent problem solving and follow-up skills, and a commitment to maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and adhere to deadlines.
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Teams.
  • Working knowledge of Concur (SAP) expense management software.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure within a fast-pasted team environment.
  • Mature approach, with an ability to exercise sound judgement in responding to inquiries and solving problems; Individual must be highly proactive and flexible.
  • Works well both independently and as a team member


Work Location

The location for the position Richmond Hill ON, CA (with flexibility to work several days a week virtually).



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Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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