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Personal Assitant / Office administrator

Candidate: 32602
Available: Available
Location: Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Gender: Female
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Personal Assitant / Office administrator
R18000- R30000
P A Diploma & Bookkeeping to Balance Sheet

Dicta Typing
Punch Card machines
Certificate - Bookkeeping to Balance Sheet:
Diploma - Personal Assistant:MS Office: -
Ms Word (91%)
Excel (100%)
PowerPoint (99%)
Windows & File Management (100%)
Typing (84 wpm ? 98% accuracy)
Business Documentation (100%)
MS Outlook
E-Mail & Internet

Grade 10:Typing, Afrikiaans, English, Maths, Business Economics, History
MS Word,MS Word,MS Excel,MS Excel,MS Outlook,MS Outlook,MS PowerPoint,MS PowerPoint,E-Mail,E-Mail,Internet,Internet,Cellular Phones,Cellular Phones,CC-Mail,CC-Mail,Typing 60 wpm,VIP Payroll,VIP Payroll
Manufacturing:Personal Assistant From September 2000 To May 2001
Screen calls
Allocate enquiry numbers for each new quotation
Enter job numbers against enquiry numbers when orders received
Typing of quotes (± 12 per day)
Typing of minutes for sales meetings
Enter enquiries - quotes on an Excel database which I initiated and created sales reports per product - area - salesman.
Create graphs on a monthly basis to view performance per product and to monitor actual against budget.
Prepare PowerPoint presentations
Create production flow charts on Excel to keep track of all major jobs
Attend production meetings.
Scanning brochures and copying onto cd
E-mail - Internet browsing on MS Outlook

Banking:Secretary From October 1997 To July 1998
Screen calls
Typing of letters - correspondence
Manage diary
Payment & reconciliation of accounts (Personal & company)
Deposit cheques
Travel & accommodation (Local & International)
General secretarial duties

Retail - Wholesale:Personal Assistant From March 2007 To March 2008
Screen Calls, handle enquiries that need not be escalated
Manage diary: Make appointments & plan diary.
Screen calls and re-direct to relevant departments
Taking minutes
Preparation and distribution of quarterly board packs
Handling all travel arrangements (Local & International)
Time Management: Prioritising daily duties.
Prepare PowerPoint presentations
Typing of documents on MS Word MS Excel
Supervised Cleaning ladies
Supervised Switchboard Operators-Receptionists
Collated all information pertaining to salaries entering in onto an Excel spreadsheet (e.g. Normal and overtime hours worked, loans, commissions, leave and any salary changes) to be sent to outsourced company that handled the salaries.
Dealt with staff queries regarding any salary, MIBCO or Medical Aid issues.
Typing distribution of Policies and Procedures
Liaising with branch managers
Maintaining Personnel files
Manufacturing:Personal Assistant From March 2003 To February 2007
PA - HR Administrator

Screen telephone calls
Manage diaries on MS Outlook
Liaise with Travel Agent re flights & Accommodation
Taking Minutes
Arrange Office Functions
Typing of: E-mail communications, minutes, letters, faxes, reports, general correspondence
PowerPoint Presentations
Full salaries and wages function on VIP Payroll
Ensuring accurate calculation of all salaries - wages on VIP Payroll Software, preparation of transfer schedules.
Monthly Metal Industry Returns
Monthly PAYE-SDL-UIF Returns to SARS and payment thereof
Workman?s Compensation Claims
Monthly UIF Declarations
Payment and reconciliation of Travel claims
Completion of Statistical Returns
Handling of Discovery Medical Aid Queries
Assisted with all HR related functions
Updating Personnel files
Prepared Letters of Offer & Letters of Appointment
Update and maintain leave forms
Prepared Welcome Packs for new employees
Arranged Training & Development
Liaising with Personnel Agencies with regards to vacant positions and setting up interviews.

Retail - Wholesale:Personal Assistant From June 2001 To February 2003
Screen Calls
Manage diaries on MS Outlook
Prepare Board Reports
Type Minutes of Meetings
Typing of all correspondence
Worked on MS Word - MS Excel and MS PowerPoint
PowerPoint Presentations
Process invoices for payment
Process expense claims
Process leave forms
Travel arrangements ? Local & International
Deposited cheques
Arranged refreshments for meetings
General secretarial duties

Automotive - Motor Vehicles:Divisional Secretary From August 1998 To September 2000
Screen calls
Follow up on outstanding queries
Arrange lunches & functions
Travel & accommodation
Process cheque requisitions and follow up on payments
Determine commissions for staff on a monthly basis
Process purchase orders on Embrace
Order stationery
Typing of price lists
Typing & faxing of monthly and quarterly specials to Honda dealers
Typing of minutes
Mailmerge letters to dealers
Generate Dealer Rebates & monthly sales on Excel spreadsheets
Quarterly PowerPoint presentation for all departments
Prepare Board Reports for all departments
Input budget figures for all departments
Internet - E-mail on Microsoft Outlook

Retail - Wholesale:Personal Assistant From April 2008 To Current
Screen calls
Deal with E-mails, faxes and post
Taking minutes for General ROM meetings as well as ROM 1:1 meetings
Typing & Distribution of minutes
Arrange Meetings: venues, meeting docs
Manage diary: Make appointments and plan diary
Distribution of Divisional Announcements requested by Branch managers and ROM?s
Follow up on info required from ROM?s by due dates
Formulate sales results on specials (On spreadsheet)
Co-ordinate travel arrangements
Updating leave records
All general PA duties

Construction:Executive Personal Assistant From 2008-09 To
  • Personal Assistant tasks performed in a professional & confidential manner
  • Calendar Management – Maintain, update & prioritise appointments
  • Communication Control – Screen & prioritise incoming communication, address relevant queries & concerns within area of responsibility
  • Customer/Supplier relations – Interact with internal customers/suppliers and attend to complaints/queries
  • Stakeholder Relations – Interact with internal & external stakeholders in a professional manner
  • Office Administration – Perform general office administration tasks as required (Filing, minute taking, etc.)
  • Obtain and save weekly Ops reports from site for EO
  • Extensive Travel Co-ordination – Book & coordinate travel for Head Office & sites as per the travel policy (flights, car rental, accommodation)
  • Create requisitions on Buildsmart (CCS) Candy
  • Process Invoices & GRN’s on Buildsmart  (CCS)
  • Financial Management in general – Identify cost saving opportunities (Stationery orders/travel etc.)
  • Contract Administration
    • Complete application forms for Letters of Intent & Construction bonds
    • Follow up on return of performance bonds upon completion of contract
    • Check invoices for bonds & prepare cheque requisitions for payment


  • CIDB Registration
    • Responsible for annual & 3-year renewal of company’s Construction Industry Development Board
    • Obtaining all relevant documentation pertaining to renewal
    • Completion & submission of application form, follow through until accepted by CIDB
    • Complete & submit CIDB annual survey on projects completed


Manufacturing:Supervisor - Maintenance Contracts Department From 1988 To 1997
First 3 years with company:
Enter Maintenance contracts onto PC (In-house system)
Create interim invoices for contracts on system
Check daily reports ensuring all info is correctly entered
Deal with customer - credit control queries
Typing of general correspondence to customers

Next 5 years: Promoted to Supervisor - Maintenance Contracts Dept.

Monitor the flow of maintenance - Rental contracts
Set Bad Debtor?s flag on system
Execute Monthly & Quarterly invoice runs for contracts
Handle major customer & debtors queries
Deal with staff problems
Became a member of the ISO9002 Implementation Committee
Performed Secretarial duties for Service Accountant

June 1996 took internal transfer as Secretary to Stan Bagg, National Business Manager (Data & Networking Systems) and Peter Horn, Area Service Manager.

Screen calls
Typing and preparation of faxes, letters, memo?s, minutes of meetings
Follow up on outstanding queries with other departments
Electronic diary (Lotus Organizer)
Handled correspondence on electronic mail system: CC: Mail
Create Pie charts
Monitoring petty cash claims
Order stationery
Process and monitor vacation - sick leave for department
Process overtime sheets
General office admin duties

Company restructured and was approached by George Tokarczyk, National Projects Manager who offered me a position as secretary from October 1996.

Screen calls
Typing of letters, faxes, memo?s and minutes of meetings
Order stationery
Process vacation - sick leave for department
Manage diary on Lotus Organizer
Order Processing: Log all new orders in register ensuring all relevant documentation is attached.
Weekly spreadsheet on Excel reflecting order value intake
Switchboard relief once a week on Sopho1000 65 x 350 ext?s.

Engineering:Receptionist From 1987 To 1988
Sent Teletexes ? 40 to 50 p-day
Preparation and faxing of documents
Typing of correspondence
Switchboard ? AEI Henley 8 x 27 extensions

Service:Girl Friday From 1981 To 1987
The first 5 Years

Switchboard ? Lever 4 x 5 lines
Typing of invoices and other correspondence
Hotel bookings
1985 - Company sent me on a part-time Bookkeeping Course to Balance Sheet.

The sixth year:

Bookkeeping to Trial Balance
Remittance Advices
Petty Cash
Issuing cheques for suppliers

Wondercool Refrigeration - Boksburg
Girl Friday - Call Taker
1980 to 1981

Answering telephone
Reception (Receiving customers)
Taking messages
Completing call cards
Setting up appointments
Opening & sending of mail
Handling customer queries - complaints
Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
Ekurhuleni (East Rand)
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