Full-Time permanent Trainee office Administration assistant


Job Description

Our busy client in Glasgow city centre requires an administration assistant to join their busy office.

The role

This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a busy office environment within a financial firm. The successful applicant will be part of a small but busy team, participating in various administrative tasks to ensure deadlines are met and the smooth running of day-to-day office procedures. You will have a varied workload which will require you to be able to prioritise your tasks.

As this is a financial organisation, a level of financial understanding is required. Applicants for this role should have Nat 5/ Credit standard grade level maths, along with Higher English or equivalent qualification. Previous admin or office experience is preferable but not essential as training will be given. Must be able to work to a high degree of accuracy, have good communication skills and be able to work to deadlines. Ideally the applicant will have previous customer service experience and confident when dealing with face to face enquiries as well as on the phones.


  • Assist office manager with the completion of daily tasks.
  • Help to prepare and process daily payments
  • Preparing paperwork for weekly Committee meetings and monthly Board meetings
  • General administration tasks, assisting with ad hoc tasks where required
  • Deal with a high level of enquiries by phone, email and face to face in reception
  • Assist with website enquiries
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing mail

The Candidates should:

  • Previous administration and/or customer service experience within a similar environment is

preferable but not essential

  • Have a sufficient understanding of the firm’s mission statement
  • Have the ability to work to set deadlines
  • Attention to detail is paramount along with the ability to work accurately and efficiently.
  • Ability to prioritise own workload in relation to office requirements
  • Have excellent verbal and written communications skills

If you meet our criteria and would like to be part of a friendly but fast paced working environment please apply now.

Working Monday to Thursday 8:45am – 4:30pm, Friday 8:45am – 3:30pm

Salary is £14k – £18k dependant on experience.

Position is 13 weeks temporary to permanent upon successful probation period.

Job Categories: Admin / Secretarial / PA. Job Types: Full-Time permanent. Job Tags: admin, administration, Assistant, excel, financial services, glasgow, IT, and Office. Salary: £14k - £18k.

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