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Administrative Receptionist

Location: High Wycombe, HP11

Salary: £Competitive

Seymour Taylor is a firm of Chartered Accountants operating as part of the Hampden Group. We offer the services of a large corporate accountancy firm with the personal touch normally associated with a smaller accountancy practice. As one of the longest established firms of accountants in High Wycombe and the Thames Valley, our highly experienced team of accountants, tax and business advisers offer a wealth of expertise to our clients.

Seymour Taylor operates from pleasant, air conditioned offices about 10 minutesí walk from High Wycombe town centre and provide all staff with free on-site parking. This role offers a competitive salary, life insurance, permanent health cover, pension and 20 days holiday.

The Role

We are looking for an administrator to join the support team to work in the firmís reception area, meeting and greeting clients as well as proactively managing a number of the firmsí administration processes, which take up about 80% of the time. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 GCSEís and strong Microsoft skills and will ideally have some previous experience as an administrator. Any training to use our specific systems will be given.

Working as part of a team, key accountabilities include:

  • Assisting with the switchboard to ensure all calls are dealt with quickly and efficiently
  • Greeting clients, offering excellent client service as defined by the admin manual at all times
  • Creating and processing letters using the firmís DMS system
  • Carrying out a number of processes including letters of engagement, issuing of bank letters, invoicing etc
  • Using our DMS system to manage Ďto do listí
  • Ensuring the client sign up process is completed for every client
  • Dealing with deliveries and collections of client books and records
  • Receiving and preparing the incoming and outgoing post according to the firmís procedures
  • Logging and checking client accounts before sending them out, and checking the returned accounts for signatures etc, resolving any issues that may arise
  • Scanning to IRIS, filing and creation of new client files
  • General typing and photocopying as required
  • Any adhoc admin or project as required

Essential to the role, you will have:

  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Outlook

Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@stca.co.uk

Closing date is 16 January 2016

No agencies please