Office Support Assistant

The SmartList
12 Aug 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type

This full time permanent role will be based at our Peterborough office and incorporates a mix of reception and administrative duties as a member of our Office Support Team, who assist our directors and managers in the provision of accountancy and taxation services to our valued clients.

About us

We are an established firm of accountants and business advisers, with offices located in Corby, Hitchin, Holbeach, Oundle, Peterborough, Spalding, Stamford and Wisbech. We offer accounts, audit, taxation and business advisory and support services to a wide range of businesses and individuals. Our vision is to continue to grow by working as one team, utilising local connections and the depth of our organisation to meet the individual needs of clients through our quality people, practical advice and creative solutions.

We are committed to investing in the development of our people across our network of offices and to providing opportunities for career development.

Who we are looking for

The ideal candidate will be undertaking the following roles:

• Reception - deal with incoming calls; take and relay messages; provide general information to callers and visitors

• Visitor hospitality - greet clients and other visitors to the building

• General care of our meeting rooms, conference facilities and communal office areas

• Filing (paper and electronic), post room duties and daily errands

• Occasional typing of letters to clients and business contacts and assistance in mail merge processing for bulk circulation of information

• Client support tasks including Companies House Confirmation Statements (annual returns)

• General support to all members of staff

Skills and experience required are as follows:

• Good verbal and written communication skills; be organised and plan their work, good attention to detail and initiative

• Adaptable, positive attitude with a friendly approachable disposition

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook

• Ability to prioritise work and communicate with all members of staff and clients alike

What's on offer?

A competitive salary and training package if appropriate; 20 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) and access to our array of other employee benefits (see below).

Employee benefits include:

• Life insurance (cover provides a lump sum and dependents pension)

• Workplace pension scheme (with enhanced employer contributions*)

• Private medical insurance scheme*

• Holiday entitlement increment*

• Childcare voucher and other salary sacrifice based benefit schemes

* Eligibility is based upon length of service

To be considered for the position you must complete the online questionnaire which you will be directed to and upload a CV.