Acre is a high growth recruitment company but with a 'slight twist' given our markets. We recruit exclusively into the sustainability, corporate responsibility, energy management, environmental and health & safety markets.
Our clients range from the most well known corporates and consultancies, to lesser known NGOs and boutique organisations - for whom we recruit on both a permanent and contract basis. Around 30% of our placements are international.
In May 2016 we were shortlisted as Recruitment Company of the Year Award (Recruiter magazine), having won the award back in 2014. Winning the award reflected our values, innovation and transparency.
Currently we are a team of c35 people, based in a single location in Holborn, London. The company was founded in 2003 and is lead by the founder Andy Cartland and the CEO, Richard Wright. Our headcount is planned to grow by 50% over the next 12 months.
As Operations Assistant at Acre, you will be reporting into the Operations Manager. You will play a pivotal role within the business and become our "go to" person for queries, working closely alongside the Operations Manager, Marketing Team and the wider company.
The role can be broken down into the areas below:
Front of House duties
Meet & Greet all visitors Reception Organising couriers/distribution of post
Finance - around 40% of the role
Invoicing for the business, learning and taking ownership of Sage software Management of Contractor Administration and timesheet control Keeping all financial reports up to date Ensure all expenses are accurate Reconciliation of credit card statements
Liaising with landlords in regards to any premises issues Management of office cleaner - any and all issues to be communicated Responsible for ensuring all office up keep issues are dealt with quickly and effectively Responsible for the ordering of office supplies Liaise with key suppliers in relation to any telecoms issue
Administering testing Database administration Collating data
Handle travel arrangements for consultants Manage Business Card Administration Organise Events such as the Christmas Party, meeting support lunches/refreshments
Candidate Specification: The successful candidate will have previous office management / business support experience, preferably within a business / professional services organisation. Experience of the recruitment sector is desirable, but not essential.
An efficient and organised office, problem free technology, intelligent database management etc will all be indicators of success in the role. Evidence of some (or all of these) in prior experience is essential. Advanced Word and Excel experience is necessary.
A vital criterion is attitude. An efficient, 'no non sense / can do' approach is crucial, whilst at the same time having a great sense of humour which fits in with a young busy environment will be essential. This a great opportunity to begin your career with a vibrant and growing organisation in the heart of London.
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