Practice Secretary - Hove

Ref: 205 Date Posted: Sunday 20 Jun 2021
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ProTalent are currently working with one of Brighton & Hove's leading accountancy practices to recruit a Practice Secretary:

The firm:

  • Outstanding reputation in the market place - both with clients and staff alike
  • Offer a full range of accountancy and business advisory services
  • Great offices in a central Hove location - just a short walk to the beach!

The role:


  • ​Supporting Partners and Managers with admin for the Section Portfolios.
  • Uploading final accounts.
  • Managing client queries relating to uploading, letters, fees.
  • Corporation Tax Reminders
  • Pre-year-end letters
  • Support with Confirmation Statements.
  • Maintaining client database
  • Setting up new clients on IRIS
  •  Cover for Receptionist when on leave.
  • Ad hoc tasks to support the office manager, as required, to support the smooth running of the Practice.

The applicant:

  • Professional friendly manner at all times
  • Strong customer care skills 
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude, with good initiative to support continuous improvement.
  • Understanding of the value of the support given to team members working to chargeable time.
  • Competent literacy & numeracy skills. Proficient with Office 365 and good typing skills. Need to be very comfortable with changing technology. 
  • Quick to learn and implement new tasks
  • Attention to detail; right first time
  • Capable of using own initiative to enable working with minimal supervision after initial training.
  • Ability to prioritise and work calmly under pressure to manage efficiently a busy workload
  • Multi-tasking essential
  • Self-motivated, reliable & good team player.
  • Flexible to support the needs of the business
  • Minimum 5 GCSES A-C grade, including Maths and English.
  • Previous secretarial experience in a busy professional organisation is essential, with experience of working in an accountancy practice preferred.

This is a great role, in a great firm with a REALLY great package and opportunity on offer.

Thank you for your interest.