PA / Secretary

Kettering, Northamptonshire
c£22,000 DOE
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

PA / Secretary 
Kettering, Northamptonshire
c£22,000 DOE 

As a skilled provider of accounting, tax and business advice services, our client is an Accountancy Age Top 100 UK Accounting Practice that is currently experiencing significant growth. Through delivering intelligent solutions to clients based around accounting, tax, business advice and wealth planning our client have earned a reputation for high value advisory interactions with clients. They have a passion for developing both the valuable services they offer their clients and the individuals within the firm who deliver those services. Our client is dedicated to investing in people for the betterment of the organisation as a whole and holds the Investors in People silver award as a result.
As such, they are now looking for a PA / Senior Administrator to join their team.

This is an amazing opportunity for a PA or Senior Administrator to take on a new challenge with an exceptional accountancy practice. Offering the chance to bring your skills to an entirely new arena, our client also provides excellent rewards, variety and a great opening to grow and advance your prospects.

As a PA / Senior Administrator, you will be tasked with providing exceptional levels of support to designated departments across the practice as part of a full administrative service. In this dual role, you will also provide PA assistance to designated Partners.

Specifically, in the administrative support element of the role, you will aid with the production of written communications, take digital dictation, confirm appointments and log details onto the diary system. You’ll handle telephone contacts, maintain seamless paperless filing systems and cover the reception function.
Outstanding quality is essential to our client. Their client service is exceptional and expected to be of the very highest standard. The principles of the organisation are rooted in the quality and accuracy of all communications and in every single interaction.
The PA element of the role is equally vital, the support provided to Partners will involve diary management, handling calls and providing assistance in many areas.
Additionally, your duties will include: 

- Organising lunches and other meetings with clients 
- Supporting board meeting attendance and taking minutes 
- Supporting marketing activity where required 
- Managing the post for the Partners and Departments in your charge 
- Training new staff on internal procedures 

So, is this the role for you? If so, you must have: 

- At a minimum, four years’ experience as a PA or Senior Administrator within a professional environment 
- Accurate data inputting skills and a superb eye for detail 
- Full computer literacy, including excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
- At least A-Levels (or equivalent) 
- Ability to travel to Banbury office for training and occasional meetings

Communicative, team oriented and flexible, as a PA / Senior Administrator, you’ll need plenty of initiative, excellent organisational and admin skills and the ability to make decisions. Strong interpersonal skills and a professional telephone manner are also key. 

A PA related qualification would be beneficial to your application. Experience as a PA in a practice or professional services environment would also be advantageous. 

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This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency. 

Additional Keywords: PA, Secretary, Personal Assistant, EA, Executive Assistant, Personal Secretary, Private Secretary, Administrator, Support Administrator, Admin Assistant, Practice Administrator.

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