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Administrative and Operations Assistant



Administrative and Operations Assistant

Location: High Wycombe, HP11
Salary: £Competitive

About us
Seymour Taylor is an award winning firm of 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.

Our Values
Understanding, Support and Expertise – do you share these values too? We’d love to hear from you!

What we offer
Seymour Taylor operates from pleasant, air conditioned offices about 10 minutes' 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, discretionary bonus scheme, pension and 20 days holiday.

The Role
As we continue to expand our business, we have an opportunity for you to join our growing support team. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will act as the first point of contact for visitors and callers as well as proactively managing a large number of the firms’ administration processes and assisting with the operational functioning of the firm. This is a hands on, multi-functional role where duties will vary to meet operational requirements. If you like variety, are able to multi-task, are a clear communicator, have an eye for detail and take pride in what you do... then please get in touch.

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, meeting room set-up, providing refreshments and delivering excellent client service at all times
  • Diary management
  • Creating and processing letters using the firm’s document management system
  • Carrying out a number of processes including letters of engagement, issuing of bank letters, invoicing, logging and checking client accounts
  • Using our document management system to manage 'to do list'
  • Receiving and preparing the incoming and outgoing post according to the firm's procedures
  • Ensuring the client sign up process is completed for every client
  • Maintain the filing system and archive when required
  • Dealing with deliveries and collections of client records
  • Ordering supplies, booking in staff training as requested
  • Assisting with credit control activities
  • Support all team members in any way that is required to ensure the smooth running of the firms operation
  • Any adhoc admin or projects as required

Essential to the role, you will have:

  • Proven experience in an administrative role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A can-do attitude, be flexible and positive
  • The ability to work in a team and achieve common goals
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Act with integrity and remain professional at all times
  • Demonstrate our core values; expertise, support and understanding
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Strong organisation and record keeping

Please email a covering letter and your CV to recruitment@stca.co.uk.
No agencies please.

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