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Receptionist/Administrator

Job description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious, motivated and reliable individual to join the Administration Team as a Receptionist/Administrator of this long established and well regarded South West firm of Chartered Accountants.

You will be based at our Head Office in Taunton, working 37½ hours per week, 9am to 5.30pm.

Moore Scarrott is led by a dynamic team of partners and is a business that describes itself as truly obsessive about excellent client service. It is a place where staff at all levels are expected to have first class skills in serving clients, pre-empting their needs and being truly creative in helping them and overall exceeding their expectations.

Responsibilities will include the following:

  • Welcoming visitors and dealing with their enquiries
  • Dealing with deliveries
  • Professionally answering the phone in a polite and efficient manner, taking messages and passing them to the relevant person
  • Using IT systems to draft letters, emails, reports and maintain records
  • Preparing incoming and outgoing post
  • Setting up new starters with IT passwords, equipment and stationery packs
  • Maintaining IT equipment records
  • Supporting the Administration Team with other administrative duties, as required

Skills Required:

  • Self-motivated, positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • A real keenness to learn
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills
  • IT literate including a knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Agile and flexible, being able to manage an often changing set of priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to organise workload effectively and prioritise
  • Ability to establish and maintain a confidential and sensitive relationship with clients
  • Confidently dealing with people both in person and over the telephone
  • Good team player, but also able to use own initiative
  • Able to get on with tasks without being asked and without requiring constant supervision
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Trustworthy and reliable

Entry Requirements:

You need five GCSEs in the A* to C or 9 to 4 range including English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification. These are the entry requirements to commence the Apprenticeship.

Salary & Benefits

Moore Scarrott believes in a culture where strong performance is recognised and rewarded, and as such, reviews the performance and salaries every 12 months. In addition to a competitive salary, we also offer contributions to a pension scheme, death in service benefit, and a range of other flexible benefits.

Only applications in the form of a CV, together with a covering letter will be considered.

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