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Location:  Calgary
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 14, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1473217
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

You’ll join our Enterprise Support Services (ESS) team helping support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. 


As a Proofreader, you will proofread financial and technical documents across various industry sectors to verify that spelling, punctuation and formatting are correct and consistent. Your proofreading comments will also correct for grammar, use of language, consistent presentation of names/acronyms, and verify footing and cross-footing of financial statements. You will also consult with customers on correct proofreading standards, client-specific requests and standard EY styles. You must be able to work flexible hours with availability for overtime during our peak period.


Your key responsibilities

  • Proofread original document to detect and markup for correction any typographical, grammatical, or mathematical errors
  • Review documents for layout of text and graphics, and check for compositional errors
  • Track any changes, and use comparison/merge functionality in Microsoft Word, commenting and editing tools in Adobe Acrobat/PDF-XChange, various tools supporting digital projects and other tools, to complete assignments
  • Support quality assurance and quality controls within the Creative Services Group (CSG), by proofreading documents accurately
  • Understand and strictly adhere to EY quality standards and procedures, including CSG standards and guidelines
  • Utilize the CSG database, to confirm that all time and materials are billed correctly, and that project instructions and customer interactions are fully documented
  • Develop positive relationships with peers, supervisors, mentors and counselors
  • Participate regularly in EY-wide and function-specific meetings, events and people initiatives

Skills and attributes for success


  • The individual in this role must have excellent proofreading skills, strong attention to detail and a rigorous approach. The individual in this role must also be able to quickly learn concepts related to financial statements and basic accounting, if they do not already possess such knowledge.
  • Competency at applying existing standards to new or different documents
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Ability to perform under pressure, within tight deadlines
  • Moderate understanding of mathematics and accounting functions
  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 1+ years of experience as a Proofreader
  • Advanced and strong knowledge of English, with advanced knowledge of spelling, grammar, punctuation and use of style manuals
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Acrobat/PDF-XChange

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in translation/communications services or in an accounting or legal firm an asset
  • post-secondary education in English, and/or related discipline an asset


What we offer


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. 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

The salary range for this job in British Columbia is $ 41,200 to $ 61,800. Individual salaries within this range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and work location city


Diversity and Inclusion at EY 


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

EY | Building a better working world
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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