Ashfords Accountants & Advisory Pty Ltd
Bayside & South Eastern Suburbs
Administration & Office Support
Full time
Posted 20d ago

About Us:

Start a rewarding career with Ashfords. We are energetic, passionate, flexible, diverse and progressive!

At Ashfords, we are about more than just numbers – especially when it comes to our people. Every employee is valued and treated with the utmost respect for the role they play in making Ashfords a great place to work.

About the Role:

We are seeking an experienced Receptionist / Administration Assistant who has impeccable attention to detail, strong organisational skills, possesses a positive attitude with a high quality work ethic as well as professional presentation.  Proficient software skills are essential together with excellent communication skills with a friendly and pleasant manner. The ideal candidate will have previous receptionist and administration experience in a public practice accounting firm.

Candidates without public practice experience will also be considered.

Duties include:

  • Greets clients and answers incoming calls
  • Maintains the reception area, meeting rooms and downstairs kitchen in an orderly and professional manner
  • Maintains staff diaries
  • Manages the programming of phone and current phone lists
  • Sorting and distribution of incoming mail
  • Scans, prepares and records outgoing mail
  • Organises couriers, as required
  • Arranges catering where required
  • Performs word processing of correspondence and other documents
  • Prepares and distributes agenda and minutes for team meetings
  • Prepares receipts for payments received at reception
  • Stationery orders


  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication
  • Ability to handle client enquiries and build rapport in a professional manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Xero accounting software experience is highly regarded  
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Great organisation and time management skills, with the ability to plan ahead
  • Ability to learn quickly, and be a supportive team player
  • Experience in a reception/administrative role within public practice would be highly regarded

**Training on system and software will be provided**

Why Join Us?

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Career progression through our Career Progression Program
  • Ability to purchase additional annual leave
  • Professional memberships paid annually
  • In person and virtual social activities, including EOFY and Christmas functions
  • A friendly, professional work environment where hard work and dedication are recognised, valued and rewarded
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Team building days
  • Corporate Massages
  • Performance Partnering to strengthen working relationships
  • Close to home in a brand new purpose-built premises located in Dandenong Sth
  • Supportive and inclusive culture
  • In house knowledge to draw from
  • Active investment into your professional development with internal and external tailored training
  • Multiple internal committees to allow you to contribute to our direction
  • Multiple financial incentives in addition to your salary
  • Established practice for over 50 years

How to Apply:

If you meet the above requirements and feel you would be the ideal addition to our team, we'd love to hear from you!

Please click the "APPLY" button now and send through your resume and cover letter addressing the requirements above.

For further information about the practice go to 

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Recruitment agency support is not required at this time.

Employer questions

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Do you have customer service experience?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a receptionist?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • Do you have experience in administration?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following statements best describes your Covid-19 vaccination status?

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