Document Production Specialist, French Proofreader

PwC - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Administration

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

A career in Administration and Secretarial Services, within Internal Firm Services, will give you with the opportunity to provide administrative support to PwC employees. You’ll focus on using business software applications to prepare reports, receiving and directing incoming calls or emails to the appropriate parties, arranging business travel, tracking expenses, and coordinating meeting arrangements.

Our team provides document production assistance based on PwC’s template requirements. As part of the team, you’ll be helping with template selection, formatting and incorporation of customised changes based on client need.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

Primary Responsibilities

Proofreading of various financial documents and presentation, including client-prepared documents.
May also proofread internal documents such as trai ning guides, tables, financial charts, broc hures, service proposals, etc.
Checks the amounts and performs calculations in financial statements and other documents. Cross-references all numbers in document and all note references.
Identifies grammatical weaknesses, format errors, omissions and inconsistencies in financial statements and other documents.
Works from the DocsOnline application, assigning job re quests t o self from the queue while following best practices.
Makes suggestions for accounting terminology, general language (syntax, vocabulary) and presentation, ensuring PwC formats and brand are properly applied and ensuring Pw C preferences for spelling are applied throughout.
Query practice staff regarding any questions that arise, review su gg ested changes.
Check document processors' work to ensu re all editing change s have been made correctly, ensuring accuracy and consistency in all documents.
Upload mar ked documents in the relevant request.
Working closely with staff to clarify expectations, updating on the progress of the work, and focusing on quality and timely delivery of the work.
Ensu ring final documents are ready to be presented to clients – no errors, all questions answered.
Understanding policies and procedures; adhering to firm standards, templates and protocol.

Communicate policy changes and new information to manager and team leads for distribution to the group.

Maintaining technical skills required and adapting to changes in technology.
Go-to person for format and brand related to financial documents or others and for grammar and punctuation for all level s of staff. Answers linguistic questions from staff and does any required research.
Standardizing terminology used in the documents and may recommend changes to improve formats.

Career Profile

An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
Advanced and very st rong knowledge of French is very impo rtant - post-seconda ry education in French.
The ability to work well both independently and in a team environment by creating a positive working atmosphere and supporting each other to combine individual strengths to enhance team performance.
Meticulous, orderly and has a very sharp sense of observation.
Able to concentrate in an open and busy environment.
M S Offi ce (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Google Docs , Sharepoint exposure is an asset.
Confidence in abili ty to work in a highly technical and ever changing wor k environment. Stays current with manda tory PwC training, maintaining technical skills relevant to the role.
Effective listening skills; excellent oral and written communication skills.
Detail oriented, ability to work under pressure in a busy and fast-paced document production environment.
Adaptable and able to work within tight deadlines, demonstrating flexibility and prioritizing multiple tasks.
Excellent judgment and strong problem solving skills.
Strong client service focus in dealing with both external and internal clients, displaying an image of professionalism, di scretion, integrity and tact
Dedicated and self-motivated. Strong interpersonal and communications skills.


This role is suited to an individual with a very strong comman d of French a nd who possesses a minimum of 3+ years of relevant experience in a similar environment, preferably in a professional services environment, supporting a fast-paced team.


Master in language (French )
Bilingualism is mandatory

Education (if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

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Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Not Specified

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


Government Clearance Required?


Job Posting End Date

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.