Administration Assistant in London at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 8/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Due to growth we are recruiting for an Administration Assistant to work within our Central London office by assisting the administration team in all areas including reception, client service and document organisation. This is an Administration Assistant role working within the admin team of a fast-pace accounting firm. This role would suit someone who is looking to start their career within reception with either little or no experience.

As the largest and fastest growing region of Haines Watts we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The Administration Assistant role is offering a competitive salary, on the job training and benefits package which will suit somebody who is willing to explore an opportunity which enable career progression.

The Administration Assistant duties will be:

  • All administration tasks, including letters, photocopying, scanning, manual updates, document binding, other daily filing and paperwork
  • Maintaining office equipment and providing day to day IT and office support to all office staff
  • Checking stocks and ordering stationery supplies for the office
  • Running adhoc errands
  • Answering the phone and transfer/take calls
  • Covering reception occasionally
  • Organising lunches/coffees for meetings or events
  • Maintenance of the meeting rooms, ensuring tea/coffee/soft drinks are fully stocked
  • Booking couriers and taxis
  • Receiving deliveries and distribute to staff

The Administration Assistant will have the below skills:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, confident in talking to people at all levels of seniority
  • Good listening skills
  • Strong IT skills, particularly MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills
  • Attention to detail


  • Previous experience of working in a customer-facing role

Personal Qualities

  • Enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Personable and approachable
  • Proactive
  • A dynamic and outgoing personality

If you are keen to secure an Administration Assistant role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm please apply today to find out more.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee