• Administrative Assistant, Risk

    Job Locations CA-AB-Calgary
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 9:20 AM)
    System ID
    Job Category
    Accounting & Finance
    Business Unit
  • Job Description

    Administrative Assistant, Risk, Calgary, AB

    Why work at Nutrien? Great question!

    Safety is a core value at Nutrien. Keeping every employee safe, healthy and secure is our top priority. Nothing is more important than seeing our people go home safe at the end of every single day.

    While working here you will have the opportunity to grow your career while helping us feed the future. We pride ourselves in hiring from a variety of backgrounds and truly believe that it is our differences that make us stronger so we hope you will join us.

    In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Nutrien offers competitive salaries, great benefits and performance based incentives.

    Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, you will be committed to sustaining our safe and positive work environment while welcoming working side by side others in a diverse culture. Culture at Nutrien is the core of everything we do and all employees are respectful of diverse opinions and views.

    Reporting to the Senior Director, Nutrien Financial & Retail Credit, the Administrative Assistant, Risk will provideadministrative support to all areas of the Risk department within Finance. The Risk department is comprised of five primary pillars: Risk Management (including Enterprise Risk Management, Insurance and Internal Controls), Treasury and Energy, Corporate Reporting, Wholesale Credit, Retail Credit and Nutrien Financial.

    The Administrative Assistant, Risk requires a high degree of collaboration within the Risk department, and across departments, to coordinate activities and support the team’s outreach. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required as well as the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. Well-developed organizational skills, including prioritizing of work and the ability to work independently are essential.

    Key Tasks:

    The Administrative Assistant, Risk is responsible for planning and executing administrative activities on behalf of the Risk function, including:

    • Coordinating the preparation of various routine and ad hoc management reports including budget preparation and entry and ongoing variance analysis
    • Managing travel arrangements and prepare expense reports for the Risk team
    • Coordinating meetings and schedules
    • Assisting in preparation of presentations as needed
    • Handling details of a highly confidential and/or critical nature
    • Maintaining confidentiality of records as necessary
    • Receiving and distributing incoming mail
    • Managing office supplies
    • Performing other administrative activities as required by the department


    • Ability to plan and prioritize effectively
    • Demonstrated ability for accuracy and thoroughness in work
    • Organized with strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Proven ability to effectively manage time, prioritize and handle multiples tasks
    • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality and professionalism in all aspects of the job
    • Self-motivated, independent, innovative, strong sense of responsibility and ownership
    • Eager to learn and assume responsibility; seeks out and accepts increased responsibility; displays a "can do" approach to work


    • Certificate or diploma in business or office administration program
    • Minimum five years of administrative experience
    • Advanced proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Experience in SAP and/or Oracle would be an asset
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Nutrien is committed to creating an inclusive workplace.  We encourage applications from all well qualified candidates who reflect the diversity of the regions where we operate.  This includes recognizing the voluntary identification of status such as gender, sexual orientation, visible minority, Indigenous status, persons with disabilities, and veterans, where applicable.


    If this sounds like a good match, apply now. This job will remain posted until filled. You may be required to undergo a background check and substance test in accordance with Nutrien policies.

    While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.




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