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Office Administrator

Advertiser: Good Manors Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 May 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Administration & Office Support, Administrative Assistants

The Company

GOODMANORS is a highly successful and sought-after pool and landscape company, specialising in the high-end residential market in Sydney.

Our modern office is conveniently located in the inner west suburb of Lilyfield, close to the light rail, with ample on-street parking nearby.

The Role

We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time, permanent Office Administrator to join our multi award-winning team and support them to deliver seamless service from start to finish.

Working within the Administration division (Finance/Marketing/HR), you will be responsible for Front of House and all reception duties, arranging functions and attending to any Finance, HR/Recruitment and Marketing admin related tasks. You will have superior organisational skills, strong attention to detail and confidence in using Microsoft Office. 

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Reception duties
    • 1st point of contact; answering phone, welcoming guests, couriers always with exemplary customer service and presentation :
    • Monitoring and distributing emails and post 
    • Meetings co-ordination - maintenance of rooms, taking minutes, catering/ functions, co-ordinating company events.
  • General office and facilities management:
    • Upkeep of office and kitchen (tidiness /supplies /maintenance)
    • Database, system and filing system organisation and maintenance
    • Managing utility accounts and office services providers
    • Ordering office stationery and supplies
  • Support to Finance:
    • Xero data entry; accounts payable processing
    • Petty cash reconciliation 
  • Support to HR function
    • New employee set-up (hardware configuration, setting up of accounts, access keys, uniforms, mobile phone/ ipad and welcome pack)
    • Leave form co ordination
  • Divisional reporting for Managers and MD
  • Basic IT support
  • Support Divisions with general administrative tasks


The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role and be comfortable in a busy, small professional team environment. You must have a positive attitude for the job and making the office functional. You will be a team player and enjoy the opportunity to prioritise your working day which can sometimes be fast-paced and challenging.

Your key attributes will include:

  • Minimum 5 years previous office administration experience
  • Great communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Exemplary administrative skills
  • Excellent phone manner and comfortable liaising with a range of stakeholders
  • Intermediate to advanced MS Office skills – predominantly word & excel
  • Exposure to accounting software preferred (ideally Xero, SimPRO ideal)
  • Driver’s license
  • The right to live and work in Australia in own right

The Culture

GOODMANORS is committed to creating a supportive working environment with a range of staff recognition and engagement initiatives, including a vibrant social and fun working environment.

Please apply today via SEEK or directly by email to

Applications close: COB 30 May, 2019. We regret that applications not replied to within 30 days have been unsuccessful

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have experience in an administration role?
  • Which of the following Microsoft Office products are you experienced with?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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