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Office Adminstrator, £20k

Position: Office Administrator
Location: Near Abingdon (OX13)
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Hours: Monday – Friday (09:00 – 17:00)
Experience: General Administration, Finance, Customer Service, Logistics, Health & Safety, Recruitment Support, Sales Support

The Opportunity

Thompson & Terry Recruitment are working with an established and successful online and high street retailer in the vaping/retail sector who are looking to recruit an intuitive, intelligent and ambitious Office Administrator into their office based just outside of Abingdon.

The role will be very varied, therefore the successful candidate will need to be adaptable and willing to leave their comfort zone. The majority of duties will include:

Administration – Responsible general office administration, including answering emails, sales administration, reviewing CV’s, writing job descriptions and managing stock records.

Finance – Day-to-day management of the accountancy software (Xero), bank reconciliation, management of expenses and payments to suppliers, administrative payroll support and financial duties with the support of the MD and an external accountant.

Reporting – Produce regular reports on stock, health & safety and finance.
Ad-hoc Business – Ranging from answering the phone to working closely with the MD to support the growth of the business.

Because the vaping industry is so regulated, especially with regards to selling overseas, the successful Office Administrator must have strong attention to detail, coupled with a strong work ethic and determined to see the company grow and develop.

The Company

Our client is a well established member of the vaping industry which has been built since 2012 as one of the early trading entities in the sector. Since accomplishing a solid base in the retail arm of the industry, they have turned their hand to the distribution of their own brand, giving them a strong presence in the UK and in the Scandinavian market. They now aim to claim a market share of other nations globally but with focus on the main nations within the EU, such as Germany, Spain, France and Italy. Renowned for maintaining employees for a long time by giving a close-knit culture, this job offers a great opportunity to see your hard efforts make a true difference to the size of this growing business and to be part of a humbled organisation.


Well educated or equivalent working experience.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the confidence to talk directly to clients via phone and email.
Some office administration experience, with strong attention to detail and the ability to prioritise a high workload.
Strong numerical skills with the willingness to learn new software packages.
Ambitious to learn and develop with the business over a prolonged period of time.

Thompson & Terry Ltd, trading as Thompson & Terry Recruitment are an Abingdon based recruitment agency specialising in the sourcing of Sales, Marketing and office administration candidates in Oxfordshire. No terminology used in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of race, religion, gender, age or sex.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to a high volume of applications, if you have not heard from us within 5 working days, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

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