Personal Assistant / Secretary

Posted 12 September by Simmons Gainsford

Personal Assistant/Secretary

You will be part of a small, friendly team providing comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to partners and their managers.


  • Organising meetings, booking travel and managing post
  • Regulatory filing, preparing invoices
  • Draft, format and edit correspondence and documents
  • Printing and distributing monthly debtors’ statements
  • Note taking and audio typing
  • Meeting, greeting & liaising with clients
  • Covering reception when required
  • Printing, scanning, photocopying, filing, binding
  • Booking training courses for Partner/team members
  • Making refreshments and undertaking errands

The above duties are not definitive



  • Excellent organisation and communication skills
  • High attention to detail and the ability to self-review work
  • The ability to multitask and use initiative
  • Proven working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • The ability to prioritise and manage time effectively


  • Experience of using relevant software packages e.g. CCH, CoAct
  • Previous experience in an accountancy practice


  • 20 days holiday plus paid time off over the festive season
  • Private health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Season ticket loan
  • Contributory pension
  • Fresh fruit
  • Regular social events

Please submit your CV with a supporting statement outlining how your skills and experience meet the criteria of this role.

Required skills

  • Audio Typing
  • Outlook
  • Processing Invoices
  • Coordinating Meetings
  • Letter Writing

Reference: 35768733

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