At McDade Roberts are always on the lookout for hard working and conscientious people to join our team. We provide opportunities at all levels to include business administration, bookkeeping, payroll and also for individuals looking to start a new career in accountancy all the way through to experienced qualified accountants looking for their next career step.

If you are interest in joining McDade Roberts then please do get in touch with your CV and a cover letter either via email: or post: 316 Blackpool Road, Fulwood, Preston, PR2 3AE

Job Vacancy – Temporary Full Time Receptionist/Admin Assistant for maternity cover from 2 January 2019 for 12 months

As a result of maternity leave an opportunity has arisen for an Admin Assistant/Receptionist to join our accountancy practice based in Fulwood, Preston on 12 month fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will demonstrate confidence in face to face contact with clients and a good telephone manner.

Knowledge and confidence in using Microsoft software is essential as is the ability to show a keen eye for detail and to be able to communicate effectively with fellow members of the team.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 2 year experience working in an administrative environment to include working on the telephones. It would be helpful if you have a qualification in business administration or secretarial skills.

As a practice we use Iris Accountancy Software so experience in using this would be ideal but is not essential and for the right candidate we will provide the necessary training and support in respect of this.

Duties & Responsibilities

The role includes day to day running of a reception area and dealing with incoming and outgoing post, telephone enquiries, typing duties, scanning, photocopying, file and saving as and when required and other ad hoc administration requests.

You will be responsible for control of the file archives for the Fulwood office which involves liaising with staff and directors in order to track any old files, IRIS database maintenance and Health and Safety assessments, inductions, fire practices and controls.

Assist with other administration duties as and when required.

If you are looking for an opportunity to extend your experience with a successful organisation then please send your CV to Carol Nevins at McDade Roberts Accountants Ltd, 316 Blackpool Road, Fulwood, Preston. PR2 3AE or email

Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.

Deadline for applications: Monday 29 October 2018

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