Administrative support officer

Sherbrooke, QC, Canada


Do you want to contribute to the influence of a fast-growing family business made up of seven production sites in North America?

DE LA FONTAINE, designated in 2021 and 2022 for the prestigious distinction of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is looking for an Administrative support officer who will report to the Director of Finance. They will be responsible for supporting members of the finance and accounting team in their daily administrative tasks. Customer service tasks will also be part of their job.

Job Description :

More specifically, he or she will be responsible for:

  • Performing clerical duties as required by the finance and accounting team;
  • Ensuring the follow-up of various files in collaboration with the team;
  • Providing administrative support in the process of data entry into the ERP system;
  • Ensuring follow-ups with certain clients;
  • Maintaining credit information and customer contact database;
  • Participating in process improvement;
  • Supporting management in various administrative tasks (preparation and/or revision of documents, appointment scheduling, etc.);
  • All other related tasks.

Schedule: Daytime (hours to be confirmed) with the possibility of remote working.
Part-time position with possibility of full-time during the summer.
No experience required: training offered in-house

At DE LA FONTAINE, family is important. We take care of our employees!

We offer you:

  • A competitive salary: We are completely dedicated to exceeding our clients’ expectations. The same goes for the salaries of our employees.
  • A job stability: We know that life has its share of uncertainties, but rest assured that your job stability will never be one.
  • An insurance program: We’ve got you covered, so you can focus on what’s important to you.
  • A collective RRSP: You contribute to the influence of our company on a daily basis, so let us contribute to your retirement.
  • Annual vacations: We close our factory for 2 weeks during the holiday season (including 4 moving holidays) in addition to 6 statutory holidays and summer vacation, to give you a well-deserved break.

We offer you even more:

  • Continuous training in business;
  • Wellness program with corporate, social and sports activities;
  • Years of Service Recognition Program.

You are the person we are looking for if you have the following skills & qualities:

  • DEP, AEC or DEC in accounting, administration or a related field, or relevant experience as an administrative officer
  • 1 to 2 years of office work experience;
  • Good knowledge of Word and Excel software;
  • Ability to manage time and priorities;
  • Versatility and proactivity;
  • Good resourcefulness and willingness to learn;
  • Bilingual English/French (spoken and written).

We want to know you! Join the great DE LA FONTAINE team!