Studio Manager

Oonagh Ryan Architects

Oonagh Ryan Architects Inc. (ORA) is seeking an independent, proactive and resourceful individual with great analytical, communication and organizational skills to join our studio. As a small studio our team is adaptable, flexible and proactive in the way we work. We’re looking for someone who can “roll up their sleeves” and handle a multitude of tasks to support our efforts. The position is a good fit for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, high energy environment and can calmly organize and self-manage multiple priorities and deadlines.

Job Responsibilities


  • Track accounts payable/receivable

  • Manage payroll

  • Generate monthly invoices

  • Reconcile bank and credit card statements

  • Produce financial reports, budgets, profit forecasts

HR & Office Management

  • New employee onboarding

  • Manage benefits (PTO, 401k, health insurance)

  • Track and renew business insurances

  • Oversee and manage maintenance and purchasing of office supplies and equipment


  • Liaise with PR firm

  • Update the website

  • Award submissions

  • Assist in creating contracts and proposals



  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Business Administration)

  • Bookkeeping/accounting experience is a MUST (including Quickbooks or similar accounting software)

  • 2-3 years of similar administrative experience within a professional design services related industry (architecture, interior design, graphics, etc.)

  • Exceptional organization skills

  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely

  • Must be proactive and diligent about following up on all tasks and meeting deadlines

  • Excellent computer skills, especially Microsoft Word and Excel, plus the ability to adapt to new technologies

  • Familiarity with design programs (Adobe CS, Squarespace) would be an asset

  • Desire to work within a creative environment

How to Apply

Please send your resume and a short cover letter summarizing your qualifications, availability and why you think you would be a good fit for our studio to

Posted on October 23