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Office Manager

Office Manager

Job Title: Office Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Winchester
Salary: £ flexible depending on experience
Start Date: asap
Reference: GF5119
Contact Name: Gemma Feist
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2020 13:00

Job Description

Office Manager
Responsible to the Directors
Permanent role - flexible salary dependent upon experience
Winchester, Hampshire

Our Engineering client based in Winchester is seeking a new Office Manager to support the Directors in Accounting and HR of a 20 people company with 1 direct report, covering two offices and numerous suppliers and clients.

This would suit someone with at least 5 years’ experience in a similar office manager role, whom has good numerical skills, inquisitive, diplomatic, self-motivated, forward thinking and good at multi-tasking.

The key skills of the role are:

Sage 50 Accounts professional
Bought ledger payments
Sage Payroll
CIS Tax payments and returns
Trading accounts
Management accounts
Bank reconciliations
Prepare and present reports to the AGM
Liaising with accountants for annual audit
Preparation and submission of statutory returns
Proposals for salary review
Approval and payment of expenses
VAT returns

Human Resources
Recruitment and interviews
Contracts of employment
Staff welfare
Staff training
Annual reviews (type of appraisal)
Communicating with staff
General Administration
Vehicle and major asset purchasing
Legal matters e.g. debtors, leases, etc
Negotiating and tendering annual insurance renewals, public liability, products liability, employers liability, contractors all risk, professional indemnity, property and health care.
Negotiation and tendering mobile telephone contract, electricity contract renewals
Private pension compliance
Representing company at City Business Centre AGM
Organising functions and training
Renewal of professional bodies such as BESCA, Safe Contractor, Constructionline etc
Dealing with insurance claims
General administration of offices
General enquiries

Essential Skills
Microsoft Word & Excel
Accounting knowledge
Payroll knowledge
Personnel knowledge

Full time position 8.30am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday with one hour for lunch
5 weeks per annum holiday plus Bank holidays

To apply please forward an MS Word formatted version of your CV to for our review and consideration.