Administration Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Cornwall

Website Bluefruit Software

Quality Software for Intelligent Products

We are looking to recruit an Administration Assistant to help support the growing Bluefruit Team.

About the role

As an Administration Assistant, you will be supporting both the admin and finance teams in everyday tasks. The role is busy, diverse and will enable each team member to get their jobs done.

The role involves front facing reception work, greeting clients, directing telephone communications, organising meetings, supporting the recruitment process, purchase and sales ledger work, recording and retrieving financial entries from databases.

About you

  • You will be a flexible, friendly and respectful communicator, with a passion for delighting our customers.
  • Great interpersonal skill, proactive listening skills, a curious nature with a resilient and a positive attitude.
  • Well organised, resourceful and able to keep calm when the going gets tough.
  • You will need to have current work experience with Microsoft Office software like Excel, Word, Outlook. It would be an advantage if you have worked with Xero and have an AAT qualification.
  • Ability to work on own initiative but more importantly an awareness that you are part of a bigger team.
  • Have the capacity to work in a confidential manner.

Diversity confident, we use non-biased recruitment practices to hire based on skill and potential, not gender or background. We ask anyone interested in a role to complete an exercise, that is anonymised to avoid bias. We then select people to join us for informal interviews in our offices in Cornwall, this is so we can get to know you better and see how you would fit in with the teams and our clients. Video conferencing is possible for people not able to travel, but it’s important to note, all roles are based in our Cornwall office.

About Bluefruit

Bluefruit Software is a world-leading embedded software company, widely regarded for the quality of our code and our Lean-Agile and UX practices.

The company was set up by engineers and we’ve worked hard to create an environment where everyone can thrive. We believe in regular feedback loops and a strong understanding of our client’s requirements.

Working at Bluefruit

We are a growing embedded software company, with 60+ people based in the heart of Cornwall. At Bluefruit we don’t just say “work-life-balance”, we actively encourage it, with our focus on flexitime, not overtime. Listening and discovery are part of our culture and we are committed to providing a work environment that encourages learning and development for all colleagues. We are a Disability Confident employer and we take employee health and wellbeing very seriously with a number of employee support schemes in place.

Benefits of working at Bluefruit:

  • Regular salary reviews
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexitime available
  • Great maternity and paternity leave benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Simply Health Cash Back Scheme
  • Free access to a financial planner
  • Free on-site parking
  • Onsite café
  • Free onsite gym
  • Free weekly yoga class
  • Chill-out room with pool table
  • Free fruit, tea, coffee, and espresso machine
  • Company social and culture guilds
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Beaches within a 10-minute drive from our offices
  • Hiking and bike trails on the doorstep

Salary Range: £20k – £24k

Please note, we are only able to consider applicants with the right to work in the UK.

Please visit our website to apply for this role.

We will then be in touch with more details about our assessment exercise. This exercise is a way for us to better understand your potential to work at Bluefruit. We are mainly looking at approach and effort.

Closing date: 23 September 2019

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