Private Estate Secretary

  • Location
    Newbury, Berkshire
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive PA
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-194097

Adecco are currently recruiting for a private estate based on the outskirts of Newbury. Our client is seeking a Secretary to work Monday - Thursday, 9am - 5pm with 12pm finish on Friday. The role is offering a salary of £33,000 with the option to work occasionally from home.


It is essential for candidates to hold a drivers licence due to the location.


The candidate will ideally have agricultural knowledge with previous accounts, secretarial and property management experience.


Duties include:



  • Answering telephone calls

  • Responding to emails

  • Coding & entering purchase invoices onto Key Accounts

  • Maintaining additional accounts records, that are either paper based or with excel spreadsheets

  • Pairing orders & delivery tickets to invoices and/or gaining payment authorisation

  • Setting up supplier payments

  • Run monthly & seasonal weekly payrolls

  • Monthly payroll analysis

  • Monthly VAT returns & annual partial exemption calculation

  • Raising sales invoices

  • Bank reconciliations

  • First point of contact for tenants reporting maintenance requirements

  • Contacting contractors to carry out emergency & routine maintenance requirements



Do you have experience in a similar role and all the relevant skills? If so apply today Adecco Newbury.

Please note: This position is based on the outskirts of Newbury, please only apply if you are willing and able to work in this location.

All applications will be reviewed within five working days by one of our experienced consultants and successful applicants only will be contacted within that time frame. Please be assured that your details remain confidential and they will not be sent out to our client(s) until you have been contacted by us and have given us your consent, in accordance with REC guidelines.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Lucinda Woodley