Corporate Receptionist

City Of London
£12 per hour
18 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
temps team
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Corporate Receptionist- City-Financial Services £23,000 - £25,000 + Benefits


My client is a provider of independent financial advice and an independent investment management service to private clients and small to medium sized enterprises. They are looking for a corporate receptionist on a 3 month contract.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Based on reception; to answer all internal and external telephone calls in an efficient and courteous manner.
  • Meet and greet clients, offer beverages and newspapers.
  • Manage meeting room diary.
  • Providing beverages and ordering catering for on site meetings.
  • Deal with collections and deliveries, distribute as required.
  • Arrange couriers and taxis.
  • Arranging travel for staff.
  • Assist with daily queries, both internal and external.
  • Maintain standards of all front of house and client facing areas ensuring meeting rooms are presentable immediately before and after meetings.
  • Assist with the archiving of client files; requesting files, creating new files on the computerised system, returning files.
  • Sorting incoming post
  • Processing unallocated post
  • Franking outgoing post
  • Order stationery for the office.
  • Responsible for office equipment, fax, printers, copier and franking machine.
  • Support the Facilities team by assisting with ad hoc duties as requested and dealing with local minor service contract providers over local issues or sourcing local suppliers etc
  • Other ad hoc duties to support the office to include typing, preparing presentations, binding reports, assisting with mailings etc.
  • Make suggestions where improvements could be made and report any issues to your Supervisor.
  • Undertake a proactive role within the office to ensure the smooth running of that office and facilities within it.
  • Work in an organised manner, keeping the work area tidy in line with company written standards.
  • This role requires candidates to be immaculately presented, to have excellent customer service skills and to work to very high standards within their remit.


For this position it is essential candidates have a stable work history and have been working within a Financial Services provider.

Skills and Qualifications
  • Customer Service
  • First class client facing skills.
  • Ability to communicate with people at all levels confidently and professionally.
  • Polite and articulate with a polished and professional approach.
  • Enthusiastic and approachable.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong IT skills
  • Develops positive relationships with colleagues, internal and external customers. 
  • Self motivated and resilient.
  • Uses own initiative.
  • Knowledge & Experience:
  • Experience in a similar reception role in a corporate environment, with extensive switchboard experience and good IT skills.
  • Experience in the Financial and Wealth Management field would be extremely beneficial.