Job Vacancy


Department: Accounts
Job Title: Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Pay Frequency: Monthly
Hours: Thurs to Fri (08.00 - 17.30)

We have an opportunity for a permanent, part time Receptionist working Thursday to Friday 08.00 – 17.30.

Although the role is part time there will be an expectation to carry out absence/holiday cover Monday to Wednesday when required.

Purpose of the Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing an efficient and professional Reception service to the company and to provide administrative support to the Finance department.

Key responsibilities:

  • Distribute all incoming post – open and date stamp all post relevant to position
  • Outgoing post
  • Operating central switchboard, screen and direct calls to relevant person within the company
  • Welcome and greet visitors to the company and direct to correct destination or notify internal staff of arrival
  • Issue badges for purposes of security and health & safety control
  • Issue and monitor temporary access cards
  • Control security barriers & turnstiles for head office
  • Maintain and keep visitor’s book, Fire register & company telephone lists up to date
  • Maintain Travel Diary and keep Directors up to date on all visitors from Europe and overseas
  • Make all credit card purchases and keep accurate record of all transactions
  • Process MIRO invoices
  • Process FB60 invoices
  • Deal with invoice/ outstanding payment queries where possible
  • Monitor & order stationary
  • Maintain and update visitor’s calendar
  • Providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support to Finance Department when required
  • Sign for incoming deliveries and notify relevant members of staff
  • Occasional arranging of local and national courier despatch
  • Holiday cover is to be agreed and covered between receptionists

Skills and Experience required:

  • Previous experience within an administrative and/or customer services environment
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Time Management
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Professional approach
  • Ability to use initiative
  • Ability to be adaptable to deal with different situations
  • Ability to deal with difficult customers.
  • GCSE A-C qualification or equivalent.

 Skills and Experience desirable:

  • Switchboard experience
  • Accounts experience
  • NVQ in Business & Administration or equivalent.


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Perks of the Job

Our employees enjoy many perks working for Stateside Foods. This is just a sample of the many benefits each employee has..

Gym Membership

Each employee and a household member is enrolled as a full member of the Bolton Arena gym

Employee Referral Scheme

Employees who refer a friend, family member, or anyone to Stateside Foods for a job, and they are successfully retained, could receive up to £500


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