- Chelmsford, GB
- £13 /hr
- Available now
I am a highly skilled and efficient office professional with varied, but solid, experience. I have 15 years office and secretarial experience, having worked in roles such as Secretary,more...I am a highly skilled and efficient office professional with varied, but solid, experience. I have 15 years office and secretarial experience, having worked in roles such as Secretary, Office Manager, PA and HR Administrator. This has given me broad experience and the ability to perform a great variety of office tasks!
I am able to offer a range of office support services to either companies or individuals, either virtually or in London or Essex. These include tasks such as diary management, travel arrangements, restaurant and meeting bookings, word processing, copy typing, data entry, production of presentations or reports, mail merges, and much more..!
I am highly IT literate and am proficient in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook, as well as being a capable user of PowerPoint, Lotus Notes, SAGE, Access and bespoke databases. I also have excellent typing skills.
I have the ability to learn quickly, and also to grasp concepts with ease. I can work on my own initiative to solve ill defined tasks. I have exceptional organisational skills and am experienced working to deadlines and prioritising conflicting demands. I have a 'can do' attitude and am willing to take on a variety of tasks. I am reliable and trustworthy, and always maintain strict levels of confidentiality.
I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both oral and written), and work well either as part of a team or unsupervised. I am experienced and comfortable liaising with people at all levels.
Area Covered: London, Essex, Remote
Summary: I have many years experience as a PA at senior levels in London and around the world, as well as extensive office management and administration experience. I have undertaken HR administration roles and financial tasks within various roles. This variety has given me broad experience and therefore the ability to perform a great variety of office tasks!
I have worked within blue chip/corporate companies (ie Anglo American, Ernst & Young), financial services and recruitment/executive search. I have worked for both small and large organisations and am equally happy to work for either.
I am an advanced user of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
I am also a capable user of Access, Publisher, WordPerfect, Lotus Notes, SAGE, QuickBooks, MYOB and industry specific databases (File Finder, Profile 2000, PLUM, AccuServe)
Typing speed tested at 73 wpm with 99% accuracy. Copy and audio typing.
Basic bookkeeping, including raising invoices, credit control, processing expenses, etc.
Event/Conference organisation, including negotiating contracts, budgets and logistical organisation
Company: Pacific IFA
Description: Claire worked part time as a PA to Stephen, who is the Director of a firm of IFAs and a Senior IFA, for approximately six months.
This role comprised typical PA duties such as meeting and diary management, drafting emails, letters and other correspondence on behalf of the Director, dealing with incoming calls, liaising with clients and assisting with the production of client reports.
The role also involved administering client business. This included preparing letters of authority and quotations, gathering information on clients' current policies, entering all information onto databases and following up transferred/new business with suppliers.
Education Summary: Australian VCE (equivalent to UK \'A\' levels) - 5 subjects including Maths and English, A average, 3 achievement awards and runner-up to Dux
Accelerated from Year 9 (1991) to Year 11 (1992)
I have completed various work based training / short courses
Executive PA, Secretary, Administrator, Virtual PA, Office Management