"A highly effective Assistant is the backbone of an organisation. You are often the unsung hero of a business. Knowing when tasks should be performed and how; being one step ahead of the needs of the business. Ultimately your role enables both senior members of staff and departments to function more effectively."
Our thriving business which has traded for more that 60 years has a solid and loyal customer base. Our team are very important to us and this critical function to effectively perform the central administration for shared services, including personal administration for our Senior Management team and Sales teams, accounts administration and supporting the HR function, means that you would be responsible for ensuring everyone receives the support they require.
Our Senior Management and Sales teams travel frequently so you will be well versed in the juggling of travel arrangements, hotels, searching for venues and co-ordinating diaries for meetings as well as organising conferences. Then your exceptional communication and organisational ability will qualify you to provide the essential administrative support to our accounts and HR department.
This would be general administrative tasks such as renewing annual insurance for business vehicles and issuing of relevant documents, maintaining the company's birthday list, to arranging refreshments and catering for client and internal meetings in the boardroom. Supporting HR you would be updating the company organisational chart, facilitating and updating training records for staff to sending and providing information to the payroll department. Supporting the FD and his team you will be shown how to generate reports, calculate bonus and overtime for the team so you need to be good with numbers.
Whilst confidently prioritising your workload across these 3 areas, advising senior staff when you are already working on more pressing tasks, managing your work load effectively will guaranteeing that both deadlines and expectations are met. Essentially you need to be customer focused, results and solutions orientated where no job is too small. Super organised, an expert user of MS Office, able to take multiple direction and proud to be running our central service administration function.
A positive and upbeat nature would be a great fit! Experience in supporting a finance team previously would be an advantage and for you to have an interest in HR. Please speak to Shirley Moriarty from Meridian Business Support who is working in partnership with us to find the best person for this role in the market. The salary on offer is £19k - holidays are 20 days rising to 25 days maximum with service. Please note we do need a car driver as you may occassional visit our office in Bath, all expenses paid for any trips made.
This position is live and with a 2 stage interview process we want you to come and show our senior management team why you should become part of our friendly and successful team.
Call Shirley on 01795 859 260 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.