IT Consultant (French-speaking) – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

IT Consultant (French-speaking)

Putting people first, every day

BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, our professionals provide exceptional service, helping clients with advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an award-winning environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.

Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking an IT Consultant to join our team as an industry expert, and own the following responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and scientific writing services
  • Research and understand the criteria for governmental grant and incentive programs
  • Work as a team and work closely with clients
  • Meet with clients, owners, technical directors and in-house staff to determine program eligibility, structure their projects to maximize client requests, prepare technical reports for internal review, and present financial aspects from the request to the team responsible for the cost
  • Provide a scientific methodology to consulting services (protocol and research plan, support documentation, experimental plan, etc.) applied to the IT field
  • Carry out tasks or auxiliary projects, as needed

How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate BDO’s core values through all aspects of your work: Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
  • You understand your clients’ industry, challenges, and opportunities; clients describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
  • You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains and attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning and professional development

Your experience and education

  • 2 years of relevant scientific research experience in the field of information technology, web and cloud technologies, artificial intelligence
  • University degree in computer engineering, computer science, or related fields
  • Bilingualism (oral and written) (French / English)
  • Great technical writing skills (French / English)
  • Accounting, Finance and Taxation Knowledge is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of good IT development practices
  • Experience in programming (Java, PHP, C #, HTML, Python, etc.)
  • Ease and ability to work effectively with external client staff at all levels
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel and other Office Suite tools

Why BDO?

Our people-first approach to talent has earned us a spot among Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2024. This recognition is a milestone we’re thrilled to add to our collection of awards for both experienced and student talent experiences.

Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:

  • We enable you to engage with how we change and evolve, being a key contributor to the success and growth of BDO in Canada.
  • We help you become a better professional within our services, industries, and markets with extensive opportunities for learning and development.
  • We support your achievement of personal goals outside of the office and making an impact on your community.

Giving back adds up: Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives. We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

Total rewards that matter: We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution. We provide flexible benefits from day one, and a market leading personal time off policy. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.

Everyone counts: We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity. We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation. If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

Flexibility: All BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client site, and virtually unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place.

Our model is a blended approach designed to support the flexible needs of our people, the firm and our clients. It’s about creating work experiences that meet everyone’s needs and providing flexibility to adjust when, where and how we work to meet the expectations of our role.

Code of Conduct: Our Code of Conduct sets clear standards for how we conduct business. It reflects our shared values and commitments and includes guiding principles to help us make ethical decisions and maintain trust with each other, our clients, and the public.