Office Administrator

Job Title: Office Administrator
Contract Type: Temp/Contract
Location: Christchurch Central, New Zealand
Reference: 7093-2072-203-LM
Contact Name: Lydia McIntosh
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2021 15:51

Job Description

Are you a numbers wiz that gets a buzz off being organised? We need a process driven Accounts Administrator with a keen eye for detail to join this local building company that has a true family feel.

This is a 6-12 month contract to cover maternity leave cover. The hours are Monday to Friday, 40hrs per week located in Sockburn.

Our client has been in business for over 60 years and has built a solid reputation - becoming a preferred building company for main insurance companies in Christchurch.

This is a fast paced and varied role that requires someone with extensive administrative experience.


  • Lots of variety
  • Super friendly and inclusive team and working environment
  • Lost of work to make the days fly by!
  • Very competitive salary for the right experience
  • Align yourself with a trusted Christchurch brand
  • Work alongside the directors day to day


  • Proven experience in a same or similar role
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Computer literate and sound IT knowledge (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Ideally have experience in using Xero or other accounting technology
  • Ability to problem solve and rectify any accounts issues or queries
  • Confidence with numbers and process and systems driven
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a very busy workload and schedule and juggling multiple tasks at once
  • A trust worthy work ethic and flexible approach to tasks and expectations

    Your new role will include but not be limited to:

  • Booking and managing jobs in the already established job management system
  • Liaising with clients and customers to organize site visits
  • Processing approved jobs and invoicing for declined jobs
  • Responding to email inquiries and keeping job management system up to date
  • Using accounting software Xero to process accounts payable
  • Assisting with fleet management to ensure it is kept current and compliant
  • Answering phone calls,
  • Taking minutes for in house meetings
  • Ordering office supplies
  • Providing administrative support to the directors

    Applicants must have a clean criminal history and be able to provide recent work related references.

    Don't delay - this role won't stay open for long. Send us an up to date CV or call Lydia on 0212263725 for a confidential chat.

    Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa
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