Account Manager Assistant

  • Location
    Weybridge, Surrey
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administrator
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Account Manager Assistant based in Weybridge

Our leading globally recognised client have an exciting opportunity and are looking for a Business Assistant to join them on a one-month contract. Working 37.5 hours per week paying £12.11 pre AWR per hour and £12.96 post AWR.

The Account Manager Assistant is responsible for high quality support to the UK Sales Account Managers in a fast-paced, highly competitive FMCG company. Working specifically with two major retailers the ideal candidate must be comfortable working in a team that has a deadline-orientated environment whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy, quality and a reputation for excellence.

Responsibilities of the Account Manager Assistant:

* Providing critical support to the account managers in our sales teams
* Accurate invoice reconciliation using automated excel spreadsheets requiring in depth investigation to root cause discrepancies as this links to £m budget management
* Create and update databases with accurate product data, sales data, weekly reports etc.
* Ensuring accurate storage of key documentation for audit and stewardship purposes within the company
* Managing data from multiple bespoke internal systems (training provided)
* Compile accurate external communication relating to promotions and product listings in Excel format
* The right candidate will be given total responsibility for managing specific categories within two major retailers, following an initial onboarding period

Skills/Experience required of the Account Manager Assistant:

  • Personable, confident and perceptive
    * Demonstrate initiative and willingness to learn
    * Proven experience as an account manager assistant/office administrator or similar relevant role
    * Excellent knowledge of MS Office - particularly Excel which is required to a very high standard
    * Outstanding communication, interpersonal abilities and high level of presentation skills with an ability to liaise with people at all levels, including senior management
    * Excellent organisational and leadership skills
    * Strong analytical skills
    * Acute attention to detail is essential
    * The applicant must be pro-active and able to juggle workload as this role requires flexibility and agility, working to strict deadlines yet able to adapt to changing priorities
    * Ability to learn quickly and work autonomously
    * Able to build good working relationships both internally and externally
    * Customer driven with a focus on service and team oriented
    * FMCG experience a plus

The application process is subject to the successful completion of background and reference checking, including CRB and CCJ (County Court Judgement) checks Adecco is an equal opportunities employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Melissa Lee