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Assistant Sales Account Manager

  • up to £12.96 per hour
  • Temporary
  • Greater London, Rest of the UK
  • Ref: 19683

Job title: Assistant Sales Account Manager
Duration: long term temporary assignment until 18th October 2019
Hourly Pay rate: up to £12.11 (equivalent of up to £23,600, going up to £12.96 per hour after 12 weeks - equivalent of up to £25,270)
Job posting ID: 76128
Location: Weybridge, Surrey

You will be responsible for high quality support to the UK Sales Account Managers in a fast-paced, highly competitive FMCG company. Working specifically with two major retailers the ideal candidate must be comfortable working in a team that has a deadline-orientated environment whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy, quality and a reputation for excellence.

Your main responsibilities :

• Providing critical support to the account managers in the sales teams
• Accurate invoice reconciliation using automated excel spreadsheets requiring in depth investigation to root cause discrepancies as this links to £m budget management
• Create and update databases with accurate product data, sales data, weekly reports etc.
• Ensuring accurate storage of key documentation for audit and stewardship purposes within the company
• Managing data from multiple bespoke internal systems (training provided)
• Compile accurate external communication relating to promotions and product listings in Excel format
• The right candidate will be given total responsibility for managing specific categories within two major retailers, following an initial onboarding period

The Experience you need to be successful:

• Proven experience as an account manager assistant/office administrator or similar relevant role
• Excellent knowledge of MS Office – particularly Excel which is required to a very high standard
• Outstanding communication, interpersonal abilities and high level of presentation skills with an ability to liaise with people at all levels, including senior management
• Excellent organisational and leadership skills
• Strong analytical skills
• Acute attention to detail is essential
• Pro-active and able to juggle workload as this role requires flexibility and agility, working to strict deadlines yet able to adapt to changing priorities
• Ability to learn quickly and work autonomously
• Able to build good working relationships both internally and externally
• Customer driven with a focus on service and team oriented
• FMCG experience a plus

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