Based in Southampton
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
One of the UK’s leading independent professional services companies is currently looking to recruit an experienced Receptionist at their Southampton office. You will act as the office’s first point of contact and would be responsible for delivering a high standard of customer service and ensuring the appropriate impression is given to all callers and visitors to the office.
You will be responsible for the switchboard, meeting and greeting clients on their arrival, and ensuring that the reception area and meeting rooms are consistently maintained to a high standard. Other key responsibilities will include opening and distributing the post, organising travel arrangements, booking couriers/taxis, and managing the meeting room schedule, as well as other ad hoc tasks as and when required.
The ideal candidate for the role will be an experienced Receptionist, ideally with experience within a corporate environment, and used to handling a high volume of calls on top of a variety of different tasks. It is preferred that you will be familiar with operating a switchboard equipment, but not specific to any particular system. You will be well-educated, with excellent communication skills, and computer literate, with good knowledge of MS Office products, plus good typing skills. You will be an enthusiastic and well organised individual with a flexible and positive attitude, and willingness to learn.
With over 3500 partners and staff across 35 offices generating a fee income of over £350 million, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly exciting time. To apply for the Receptionist role please submit your CV and a covering letter quoting reference BKT517 – RC.
The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Receptionist, Secretary, Administrator, Admin Support Officer, Admin Assistant, Office Coordinator, Office Administrator.
This job would be suitable for candidates based in: Southampton, Portsmouth, Fareham, Waterlooville, Chichester, Petersfield, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Salisbury, Ringwood, Bournemouth.