PA/Accounts Assistant

Salary: £22,000 pro rata (dependant on experience)

Benefits: 21 days paid holiday, Birthday Day-Off, Government Pension Scheme, Financial rewards for delivering exceptional service, Free Parking

Hours: 8:30am – 5:30pm Monday-Friday + some flexibility required for overtime

Location: Head Office in Stony Stratford, Milton Keynes

Formed in 1996, Caldecotte Group is a rapidly expanding company who has established itself as one of the leading providers of specialist real estate services in the United Kingdom. Offering real estate solutions to a broad range of clients, from private individuals and investors to multinational PLC companies and Private Equity Firms.

Due to continued success they are currently looking to recruit a PA to the company director with additional duties as an account assistant. You will also be expected to support the Maintenance and Planning Teams.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a well-established, reputable company and progress your career.

Duties Include:

  • Assisting Company Director and the associated day-to-day workload
  • Diary Management 
  • Managing incoming and outgoing emails and post
  • Handling and screening incoming calls
  • Maintain current brought forward system to tracking of action and deadlines
  • Travel arrangements
  • Filing: to include scanning, electronic and hard copy filing
  • Preparation of letters and reports
  • Managing the office equipment – liaising with suppliers and service engineers accordingly – photocopier, printer, telephones, office computer equipment etc
  • Maintaining all employee records
  • Provision of monthly salary and commission data to payroll provider
  • Manage Company bank accounts and report all data to CD
  • Raising invoices and purchase orders as required (assisting Planning Team)
  • Processing of client invoices; to include pro forma and credit notes (assisting Maintenance/Planning Teams)
  • Pay supplier invoices and maintain accurate records/on Maintenance Specific Software (training provided)
  • Credit control in line with Company procedures (Previous accounts experience preferable
  • Liaison with the Company’s Bookkeeper, Accountants and Lawyer
  • Client liaison

Requirements:

  • GCSE Maths, English & IT – C and above
  • Able to provide 2 referees 
  • Secretarial experience with first class organisational skills- meeting deadlines
  • Basic IT skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Word, Excel & Power point
  • Accurate data input skills & attention to detail 
  • Credit control experience preferable (but training can be given to the right candidate with an aptitude to learn)
  • Excellent communication skills, orally and in writing
  • Touch typing skills
  • Confident & professional telephone manner
  • High degree of trust and integrity – comfortable with handling confidential information
  • Ability to work as part of a small team
  • A “Can Do” attitude & a willingness to learn
  • Ability to work independently after training
  • Willing to take responsibility and accountability for own actions
  • Able to solve problems – but also knowing boundaries and when to ask for help or guidance
  • Be flexible and adaptable
  • Proactive
  • Ensure his/her personal health, safety and welfare, and that of colleagues and visitors, in accordance with legislation

If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today!

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