EY Proofreader - Contract in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Proofreader - Contract

Core Business Services

Requisition # SAS0004T

Post Date 6 days ago

Duration: Contract ending December 2018

EY’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada’s top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We are looking for Proofreader on a contract term. The Proofreader proofreads documents of a technical and statistical nature in order to reconcile revisions, check spelling, punctuation, and formatting of EY financial statements.


  • Reads original document and/or proofs against copy and manuscript to detect and mark for correction, typographical, grammatical, or mathematical errors using standard proofreading editing marks.

  • Reviews documents for layout of text and graphics, and checks for compositional errors.

  • May make electronic corrections and rearrange text under established formats and styles.

  • Effectively use Word and Excel on a project-to-project need. Able to track changes and use comparison/merge functionality in Word.

  • Supports quality assurance and quality controls within CSG. Communicates and consults with work originators regarding various levels of quality assurance and correct usage of grammar and sentence structure.

  • Works as a team player in planning, scheduling, and production, as well as informing others of availability.

  • Effectively assists in training of new Proofreaders.

  • May cross-train in additional CSG disciplines to provide flexibility during peak times.

  • Pursues and shares best practices within the department and among ESS/CSG staff.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Good understanding of English

  • Attention to detail and rigorous approach

  • Ability to perform under pressure, within tight deadlines

  • Team spirit and good people skills

  • High School diploma

  • Additional education in English / Grammar, Proofreading

  • 2 years prior proofing experience required

  • Experience in translation/communications service or in accounting or legal firm an asset

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.