Receptionist – 835579

Job #: 835579
Salary: $18-25/hr
Industry: Accounting
Type:Direct Hire
Location: Madison, WI
Category: Administrative Positions

Description / Qualifications

Our west side client is looking for a dedicated full time receptionist who will primarily serve as the ambassador to their clients, guests and associates. The receptionist will greet and direct visitors as they enter the building, maintain the office lobby, desk, supplies, and conference rooms in an orderly manner, answer a multi-line phone and relay incoming calls to personnel designated by the caller or by the nature of the inquiry, assist other departments by performing other miscellaneous clerical tasks.

Essential Functions

Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Greets clients and visitors in a prompt, courteous, and helpful manner.
  • Operates multi-phone lines to answer, direct calls, take messages and provide information.
  • Maintains desk, lobby and conference rooms in neat and orderly manner.
  • Prepares, maintains the coffee station and offers clients beverages, hanging up coats, when needed.
  • Assists with special projects from various departments
  • Maintain/update Receptionist Manual
  • Additional duties as assigned

Demonstrated Skills, Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including excellent grammar.
  • Proficient in greeting visitors and answering the telephone in a pleasant and helpful manner.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, employees and the public.
  • Strong computer skills and experience working in MS Office
  • Must maintain professionalism in stressful situations and ability to discern appropriate actions at all times.
  • Availability to work on extended hours and Saturdays during Tax season
  • Ability to think on your feet, work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.