Office Manager/Bookkeeper

£35,000 PA
8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday
Closing Date:
20th December 2022

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client and recruiting for a permanent Office Manager/Bookkeeper based in Bridgwater, Somerset. You will be required to work onsite in the office.The annual salary is Circa £35,000 PA. The working hours are 8.30am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday with an hour lunch break.You would report to the Directors and be responsible for managing the business's office! You will inform the business managers' KPIs to the Directors weekly; we seek someone with strong leadership and sometimes works alone. You must be MS Office proficient and have prior experience in a similar office management role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will have ownership of the office and the finance overall and look after all aspects of Compliance and Office Management.
  • You will be responsible for managing a staff member and, in the future, supporting the team's growth with recruitment.
  • Support the current business manager by reporting his KPIS weekly to the Directors, keeping this key team member in line with his KPIs & goals.
  • Making sure the company is compliant with Health & Safety, GDPR etc.
  • You will ensure that the business is equipped with the best practice to foster a high-performance culture and a great workplace.
  • We are looking for someone with a proactive approach and a can-do attitude.
  • Financial administration, including invoices and purchase orders.
  • Managing office policies and procedures to achieve continuous improvement in customer experience and office efficiency.
  • Managing and reporting departmental progress in all areas to Directors regularly.
  • Maintaining and strengthening relationships with customers, suppliers & contractors.
  • Handling any first-line matters related to operations, personnel, health & safety and IT within the office environment.
  • Monitoring recruitment and leading the new starter induction process, ensuring compliance and best practices.
  • Providing guidance and empowering managers to make effective decisions consistent with the company's culture and values.
  • Developing, supporting and delivering employee engagement across the business.
  • General administration, monitoring and ordering office supplies.
  • Being the point of contact for external visitors and welcoming guests.
  • You will produce reports and recommendations for senior management.
  • Any other duties that may be required from time to time for the smooth running of the business.
  • Liaising with Suppliers as and when required.
  • Liaising with Customers and responding to requests and queries when required.
  • Any previous finance experience is a bonus and finance duties can be learnt.
  • Some basic credit control duties can be learnt in the role.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Previous office management experience.
  • The candidate needs to be able to adapt roles and responsibilities to suit the needs of the business as it grows.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and act with discretion.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Excellent administrative and customer service skills.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to keep an eye on invoices and necessary finance.
  • Energetic, organised and leadership skills.

In return, you will benefit from:

  1. 22 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays.
  2. Onsite parking.
  3. Company pension.
  4. Circa £35,000 PA.