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The opportunity

We are looking for Proofreader on a contract term. The Proofreader proofreads documents of a technical and statistical nature in order to reconcile revisions, check spelling, punctuation, and formatting of EY financial statements.

Your key responsibilities

• Reads original document and/or proofs against copy and manuscript to detect and mark for correction, typographical, grammatical, or mathematical errors using standard proofreading editing marks.
• Reviews documents for layout of text and graphics, and checks for compositional errors.
• May make electronic corrections and rearrange text under established formats and styles.
• Effectively use Word and Excel on a project-to-project need. Able to track changes and use comparison/merge functionality in Word.
• Supports quality assurance and quality controls within CSG. Communicates and consults with work originators regarding various levels of quality assurance and correct usage of grammar and sentence structure.
• Works as a team player in planning, scheduling, and production, as well as informing others of availability.
• Effectively assists in training of new Proofreaders.
• May cross-train in additional CSG disciplines to provide flexibility during peak times.
• Pursues and shares best practices within the department and among ESS/CSG staff.

Skills and attributes for success

• Good understanding of English
• Attention to detail and rigorous approach
• Ability to perform under pressure, within tight deadlines
• Team spirit and good people skills


To qualify for the role you must have

• Additional education in English / Grammar, Proofreading
• 2 years prior proofing experience required

Ideally, you’ll also have

• Experience in translation/communications service or in accounting or legal firm an asset
• The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers and have a very strong attention to detail. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

• Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
• Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work and with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

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