Executive Assistant (12 month maternity cover)

Job Details

Manchester, Greater Manchester Salary: Up to £20000 per annum
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Kirsten Jefferson


Executive Assistant (12 month maternity cover) | Salary £20,000 | Manchester

SRGEurope has been appointed to recruit an experienced Executive Assistant to join a company based in Manchester on a 12 month maternity cover. The Executive Assistant will assist the Directors of the company, whilst also working in an Accounts and HR environment.

Executive Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Assist directors with meetings; scheduling, minute taking and logging actions;
  • Liaising with solicitors and assisting with HR/company legal disputes;
  • Organising social events such as Christmas and summer parties;
  • Dealing with HR queries, processing new starters and leavers;
  • Monitoring and inputting absence;
  • Maintaining personnel files;
  • Dealing with accounts queries and processing payments;
  • Assisting with cashier and banking processes for Debt Management and customers;
  • Managing accounts and chasing up any outstanding invoices;
  • Managing the petty cash for the business;
  • Handling cash and managing the distribution of staff cash commissions in line with company bonus structures;
  • Dealing with any ad hoc tasks as required by directors.

Executive Assistant Requirements:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of HR (preferred but not essential);
  • Experience of Accounts (preferred but not essential).
  • High level of confidentiality;
  • Ability to manage and prioritise workload and work with own initiative;
  • Excellent team working skills;
  • Relationship management skills;
  • Ability to be flexible according to changing priorities and needs;
  • Ability to work smaller projects and make deadlines;
  • Demonstrate ability to want to learn new skills and accept challenges;
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written - especially with stakeholders;
  • Positive attitude;

The Company

Our client have a strong market share and play a dominant role in their sector. They offer the opportunity for an experienced candidate to join a busy company in the heart of Manchester.

To Apply

If you would like to proceed to the next stage press apply now, if you want to know more e-mail us at or call us on 0207 183 6462 we look forward to hearing from you.


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