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Central Business Support Administrator – Oxford

Shaw Gibbs is a growing top 50 accountancy practice who provide expert solutions for entrepreneurial businesses and private individuals in Central and Southern England. Shaw Gibbs invest in their teams of high-quality specialists who work with the best-in-breed technology to create value for our clients which exceeds expectation. 

Our culture is very important to us and is based on our company values of expert, respectful, innovative and collaborative. We develop high performing teams diverse in experiences, backgrounds and ideas. As a growing company, there are plenty of opportunities for development and quick progression. Our practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development to increase their technical knowledge and their commercial and management skills. We put our people first and are constantly looking for ways to improve our people experience. With respectful as one of our values, we are committed to creating an inclusive culture that respects, values and celebrates cultural and individual differences.

We have several offices in Central and Southern England and have ambitious plans to expand our business. To support the organisation’s growth, we have an opportunity for a Central Business Support Administrator to join our Oxford Operations team. This is a permanent full time role with the option to flex your hours on different days to suit your lifestyle.

The Role

  • Provide general administrative support to all our divisions, including tasks such as monthly billing, filing, booking meeting rooms, providing holiday cover for service line administrators, and using the Business Support Helpdesk Ticketing system.

  • Provide support with client onboarding, including the creation of client Letters of Engagement, adhering to Money Laundering procedures, and assisting in the conversion of clients.

  • Meet and greet office visitors.

  • Opportunity to visit other offices to offer administrative support.

  • Help with internal and external events.

  • Ensure a great client experience with both in-person visitors and telephone contact with clients and suppliers.

  • Assist with general office upkeep.

What we can offer you

  • A varied role in a talented and experienced team

  • Plenty of opportunities to increase your administrative knowledge and skills

  • Tailored career progression plan 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, health cash plan, retail discount scheme, electric vehicles salary sacrifice, cycle to work

  • Generous core holiday allowance plus holiday trading, flexible bank holidays and additional holiday with service

  • Wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing.  We also offer all employees a Wellbeing Day each year – a day dedicated to boosting your wellbeing.   

  • Comprehensive induction and training to help you get up to speed

About You

  • GCSEs in Maths and English at grade 5 or above

  • Proven communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Strong IT skills, specifically MS Suite and able to pick up new IT packages very quickly

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude 

  • Enjoy working as part of a team and self-motivated

  • Relevant work experience and/or experience of working within a fast paced office environment would be great but not essential.

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy, please send your CV to

For more information on working at Shaw Gibbs, please visit

Additional Information

Shaw Gibbs is an inclusive employer and we are committed to providing equal opportunities to all candidates by ensuring a comfortable and accessible interview experience. We understand that some individuals may have specific needs or require accommodation/adjustments during the recruitment process. If you require any adjustments to ensure your recruitment experience with Shaw Gibbs is as inclusive and accessible as possible, please let us know at your earliest convenience via email.

We believe that diversity makes Shaw Gibbs a stronger firm and we look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to Shaw Gibbs’ goals, without regard to their sex, gender, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

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