Receptionist

Location
Bethesda, Maryland
Posted
Jun 15, 2017
Closes
Jul 20, 2017
Function
Administrative
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

Looking for an administrative role at an energetic & passionate company? Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman, a Bethesda, MD CPA Firm is in search of a Receptionist to join our team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Answers telephones and places telephone calls quickly and efficiently, using a multi-line telephone system.
  • Pages recipient or directs call to their office or voice mailbox accurately and timely.
  • Greets and escorts clients and visitors as soon as they arrive in the office in a professional and friendly manner, offers and serves refreshments.
  • Types various documents as requested accurately and timely.
  • Handles all outgoing Federal Express, UPS and other special shipments.
  • Keeps conference room schedule and maintains neatness of room and reception area.
  • Assists other departments in administrative tasks as needed.

Working Conditions:

  • Stationed at the front desk approximately 99% of working time.
  • Heavy overtime hours are required from January 15 to April 15; may be in excess of 50 hours per week. Must have ability to work on weekends during busy season.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a receptionist role.
  • Ability to operate a multi-line telephone switchboard with 15 incoming lines.
  • Ability to type 45-55 words per minute.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to use office equipment, including a computer, copier and calculator.
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and timelines.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.                                                         

This is a full time position. Our office is located 2 blocks from the metro. Our benefits include company match 401(k) plan, paid individual medical and a culture that fosters flexibility and career development. We look forward to hearing from you!