Administrative Assistant


Job Location

Georgetown, Guyana


The Administrative Assistant provides specialised clerical, administrative and secretarial support to the Firm in daily office needs and maintenance of Firm and Client records. The roles also includes basic accounting tasks. This post is for the Georgetown Office ONLY.



  • Passes in 5 CSEC Subjected including Mathematics & English
  • Have at least two years’ experience in a similar capacity or have the ability to quickly learn and be receptive to training
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and Quickbooks.


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Appreciation to work with people of different personality and ability to resolve conflict amicably
  • Self-motivated and results-driven
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Assertive 
  • Demonstrate a high level of professionalism
  • Tactful in dealing with HR and administrative issues or situations
  • Key attention to detail and well organised
  • Ability to function independently


  1. Performs various secretarial, clerical, and administrative duties, but with specialised attention to the fact that the information, decisions, and communication involved may be sensitive or confidential.
  2. Communicate with clients, GRA, NIS and other parties on a needs basis on behalf of the Firm
  3. Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters etc.
  4. Answer and direct phone calls
  5. Organize and schedule appointments
  6. Plan meetings and take detailed minutes
  7. Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  8. Maintain contact lists
  9. Provide general support to visitors
  10. Assist in enforcing all other Firm rules, policies and procedures
  11. Managing Petty Cash and Filing 

A Job By

M. Sookhai & Co.


Founded in 1982 as Associated Business Services (ABS), M. Sookhai & Co. and its history date back to a boutique Tax Consultancy Firm from New Amsterdam, Berbice. Today, M. Sookhai & Co. is a full-service firm with locations in Georgetown and Berbice offering services in Audit, Advisory and Taxation. Through its offices and affiliated network, clients can expect consistent, high-quality services that are needed to set up and operate in Guyana. M. Sookhai & Co. is authorised to practice and regulated by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Guyana (ICAG) and is a registered employer with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). SERVICES OFFERED: AUDIT: - Statutory Audits - Regulatory Audits - Other Assurance Engagements ADVISORY: - Business Plans and Financial Projections - Business Registration and Company Incorporation - Strategic Planning - Restructuring and Refinancing - Internal Audit and Compliance - Accounting and Payroll Outsourcing TAXATION: - Corporate and Individual Taxation - Tax Compliance and Audits
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