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Administrator With Bookkeeping Experience (Dunmore, Newton Abbot)

Dunmore Residential Home is looking for a highly organised, proactive and conscientious administrator with bookkeeping experience to join the team. Applicants must have strong communication skills and have a warm & friendly personality as the successful applicant will be answering phones and dealing with visitors to the care home. Applicants who proceed to interview stage will need to undertake a test to demonstrate their bookkeeping abilities. The role is 9am-3pm, Monday to Friday.

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:

This is a varied and computer-based role, requiring excellent organisational and communication skills and a good understanding of Microsoft Excel and Word. You will manage the accounts for the care home and be responsible for communicating accurate information to the Accounts Department at month end and when required.

The ability to prioritise tasks and maintain a flexible approach is vital. Previous experience of office administration work, invoicing, bookkeeping and payroll is essential. Experience and/or knowledge of Adult Social Care funding systems and Xero software is preferable, although training can be provided for this.

The administrator is first and foremost responsible to the Head Office Accounts Department and they will also assist the Home Manager with a variety of ongoing tasks such as managing the staff files and administration in the recruitment process, ordering supplies for the home and answering the phones.

ABOUT YOU:

· Experience in administration/bookkeeping role is essential

· A good telephone manner and friendly personality

· Ability to meet deadlines that are set by the manager/accounts department/Directors

· Confidence to chase arrears

· Good knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel