Business Support & Executive Assistant

Posted 03 November 2023
Salary £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits: Hybrid Working
Discipline Transactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKallista Armitage

Job description

Business Support & Executive Assistant

About Axon Moore

We’re Axon Moore and we connect talent with opportunity.

We’re a people-focused financial recruiter, transforming teams with superior talent and matching the best candidates with the North’s leading businesses. 

We believe in forging long standing partnerships and integrate ourselves into our clients’ businesses - we don’t just place, we collaborate, and we consult. 

We’re honest and sincere and know that relationships are built on trust and mutual respect - but that unrivalled sector expertise and local market knowhow is what you need.

We’re passionate and we care - striving to help unlock both teams and candidates’ potential. 

It’s this approach that has allowed us to support clients and candidates across the full spectrum of financial roles for over 20.

Whether it be executive search, a qualified position or a part qualified / transactional finance role, our expert consultants provide a tailored service that helps clients and candidates navigate the market, eliminate challenge and find solutions that really fit. 

But alongside this, we pride ourselves on being the best recruitment agency to work for, and have worked hard to create a culture where we are able to retrain and attract the best talent across the North. We ensure that our staff receive the flexibility, trust and respect to perform their job to their best of their ability, but also to develop and progress with us.

We’re Axon Moore and we believe in doing things differently, placing exceptional talent when and where it matters. 


We are looking for a Business Support & Executive Assistant to join our team based in our Manchester Head office. A high-profile role, you will work closely with our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) as well as the wider business, assisting with a wide variety of tasks ranging from supporting the SLT to administrative duties for the recruitment consultants.

This is an ideal role for an ambitious senior administrator or PA / EA who is wanting to take the next step in their career.


Key Responsibilities:


Business Support

Office Administration
  • Manage office vendors and service providers, including negotiation of contracts and agreements
  • Answer and direct phone calls, emails, and inquiries in a professional and timely manner
  • Meet and greet office visitors ensuring they have been signed in appropriately with building reception
  • Handle general administrative tasks such as record-keeping, data entry and maintaining office supplies, acting as the first point of contact for employee queries
  • Oversee maintenance requests and repairs, ensuring a comfortable and functional work environment

HR Admin Duties
  • Assist in the recruitment process, including sending offer letters, contracts and performing required identification checks of new employees
  • Ensure new employees are onboarded appropriately with correct access rights
  • Maintain accurate employee records and databases, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements

Temporary Worker Compliance
  • Create and send Client & Candidate contracts to the relevant contacts via Adobe Sign
  • Ensure the appropriate compliance documents are received from temporary contractors whilst monitoring and chasing outstanding documents
  • Filing of appropriate documents onto internal CRM system
  • Ensure contracts align with the latest guidance from The Recruitment and Employment Confederation

Executive Support
  • Working closely with the SLT to arrange and coordinate meetings, conferences and travel arrangements as required
  • Prepare and distribute reports, presentations and documents as required by the executives
  • Perform other adhoc tasks as and when required for the SLT


There will be other ongoing adhoc projects to become involved in supporting the wider business


  • £25,000 to £30,000 dependent on experience
  • Hybrid working (4 days per week office based)
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays and Birthday
  • Discretionary annual bonus