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Receptionist - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Employer
BDO
Location
Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate today’s changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britain’s economic engine - ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high-growth businesses that fuel the economy - and directly advise the owners and management teams leading them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Playing an important support role at BDO, our Secretarial and Administration team contributes to our success by taking responsibility for planning and organisation. Their proactive approach to what we do ensures our projects operate seamlessly and co-operation remains strong across our firm. Whatever the challenge, they provide the foundations on which we can excel. Joining this team, you’ll enjoy a friendly and supportive environment - and plenty of variety to keep you on your toes. Want to play your part in our international operation?

We’ll help you succeed

Leading organisations trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with them and building long-lasting relationships.

You’ll be someone who is both comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and BDO’s partners to help businesses effectively. You’ll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to organisations we work with.

Responsibilities

Present the professional face of the firm by greeting visitors on arrival and contacting the member of staff concerned
Primary responsibility for meeting room bookings using the Meeting Room Booking System
To provide an exceptional client experience and support client initiatives within the firm, as well as being responsive and helping to create a positive impression at all touch points
Order catering requirements
General Housekeeper duties - ensuring all areas are clean and tidy
Kitchen areas supply and tidy daily
Consumable orders and coffee machines
Check desk monitor hardware weekly
Stationery orders and tidy up stations / printers
Receiving deliveries of documents and requisitions
Order couriers / dispatches as necessary
May have responsibility for car park bookings using the Meeting Room Booking System
Monitor maintenance call outs
Passport verification (right to work checks to support onboarding)
Assist with Facilities, cleaners and various contractors
Office IT Liaison
Access control - activate and disable office passes
Dealing with incoming post

Requirements

Good knowledge of all Microsoft packages
Well organised with strong customer service skills
Excellent attention to detail
Willing and enthusiastic
Ability to deal with competing requests in a confident and mature manner
Has a flexible approach and is adaptable
Is a team player
Is receptive to new ideas
Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times
Discreet when handling confidential information
Is confident with communication

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value and satisfying experiences at work, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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