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Document Production and Management, Document Processing Proofreader

Full Time

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Administration

Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Reporting to the Word Pro Manager, the Document Processing Proofreader is responsible for supporting the Word Pro team in the proofreading and calculating of financial statements.
Critical attributes of this position include: a positive, proactive "can do" attitude and strong command of English grammar and impeccable attention to detail. The proofreader must be capable of working independently, reviewing and correcting client documents while handling a high volume of work and adapting to changing demands and deadlines. Strong client service focus in dealing with both external and internal clients, displaying an image of professionalism, discretion, integrity and tact. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential.
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.

Important point(s) to consider

  • Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future: The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details .
  • This role has the option of being based out of any city in Canada.
  • This is a remote position, requiring the ability to work virtually.
  • Please note this is a 6-8 month full-time contract opportunity.

  • What you'll create and do

    As a Specialist, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Proofreading of financial statements and various financial documents, including client-prepared documents.   May also proofread internal documents such as training guides, tables, financial charts, brochures, service proposals, etc.
  • Check the amounts and performs calculations in financial statements and other documents. Cross-references all numbers in document and all note references.
  • Identify grammatical weaknesses, format errors, omissions and inconsistencies in financial statements and other documents.
  • Work from the WordPro Online application, assigning job requests to self from the queue while following best practices.
  • Make suggestions for accounting terminology, general language (syntax, vocabulary) and presentation, ensuring PwC formats and brand are properly applied and ensuring PwC preferences for spelling are applied throughout.
  • Query practice staff regarding any questions that arise, review suggested changes. 
  • Check document processors' work to ensure all editing changes have been made correctly, ensuring accuracy and consistency in all documents.
  • Upload marked documents in the relevant request.
  • Work closely with staff to clarify expectations, updating on the progress of the work, and focusing on quality and timely delivery of the work.
  • Ensure final documents are ready to be presented to clients - no errors, all questions answered.
  • Understand 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. 
  • Maintain technical skills required and adapting to changes in technology.
  • Go-to person for format and brand related to financial statements and for grammar and punctuation for all levels of staff. Answers linguistic questions from staff and does any required research.
  • Standardize terminology used in the documents and may recommend changes to improve formats.

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience in a similar environment, preferably in a professional services environment, supporting a fast-paced team.
  • High school diploma required . Post-secondary education in English.
  • Advanced and very strong knowledge of English is very important.
  • Flexible working hours required.
  • Available to work overtime on weekdays and weekends, often at the last minute, and contributes to a high volume of document production.

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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