Receptionist, Permanent full time, 35 hours per week.
Head Office – Ellesmere Port

Building positive working relationships and providing a professional first class service for clients is of the upmost importance to the Alexander Beard Group and the role of Receptionist has this responsibility as the first point of contact. If you feel you have a welcoming disposition and an interest in the financial services industry, then please read on.

The Alexander Beard Group are currently recruiting for a full time Receptionist based at our Head Office on the outskirts of Ellesmere Port and within 20 minutes from Chester. The role will be from 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday and will include, but not limited to the following duties:

  • Being the main and first point of contact for all incoming telephone calls and visitors coming to the office.

  • Typing for the Executive Chairman, including audio typing where required.

  • Managing all incoming and outgoing post as well as dealing with courier bookings.

  • The preparation and collection of archive boxes.

  • Ordering of office stationary and supplies and liaising with office suppliers (milkman, window cleaner etc)

  • Arrange travel and hotel bookings for colleagues where necessary.

  • Provide administrative support to other departments as required.

  • Preparation of refreshments for Executive Chairman and visitors/meetings where appropriate.

The ideal candidate will therefore have excellent communication and organisation skills with a good understanding and experience of using a Computer, specifically in using Microsoft Word and Excel. Someone who has worked in a similar environment who is able to demonstrate skills in prioritising and time management will be of interest. As such qualifications in NVQ Administration or equivalent would be desirable however those from a strong administrative background will also be considered.

Benefits of working for The Alexander Beard Group include:

  • Excellent staff retention

  • 22 days Annual Leave per year (plus Statutory Bank Holidays). This increases to 26 days after 4 years completed service.

  • A monetary loyalty bonus after 5, 10, 15 and 20 years’ service.

  • Company Sick Pay Scheme *

  • Work Place Pension

  • Death in Service Scheme *

  • Income Protection Scheme *

  • A day off on your Birthday *

  • Positive approach to Learning and Development opportunities

  • Free car parking

  • Departmental and Company Social Events

(* conditions apply)

If this is the next opportunity that you are looking for, please send your CV to along with a covering letter demonstrating why your feel you are the right candidate for the role.