Administrative Receptionist

Buffalo, NY

Posted: 03/14/2019 Industry: Administrative Pay Rate: $32,000 to $37,000 DOE

Our client, an excellent financial services company, is looking for an experienced secretary for all front desk duties.   The job is in the Amherst area.  

General Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Operations, the person in this position will greet and assist visitors and clients.  Answer, announce and transfer incoming telephone calls.  Provide friendly, efficient service in a professional and appropriate manner.  Attend to inquiries made by telephone or in person.  Perform various clerical tasks and provide administrative support as needed.


Opening and Closing the front desk, conference rooms and general office facilities
Managing office calendar and appointment schedules
Data entry and organization for the firm CRM and document depository
Mail pickup/drop off and dispersion
Placing service calls as needed to various vendors
Monitoring usage and maintaining inventory of supplies for firm. Research/inquire with various vendors for best price possible
Administrating firm telephone system
Contacting Building Management regarding various maintenance requests as needed
Assisting with other duties and special projects as assigned by supervisor, including annual, quarterly and special mass mailings

High school graduate with strong PC skills.  Must have a professional appearance, possess a pleasant telephone voice and very strong interpersonal skills.  Able to work effectively without supervision.  Must be helpful, detail oriented, tolerate tedious tasks, able to perform multiple tasks, take direction, work with all personalities and possess excellent communication skills.

Joseph Catherine

Recruitment professional since 1970 with disciplines in accounting / finance, construction management and banking, manufacturing, and human resources. He started in the business with AFCO Personnel Services in 1970 and after two years was appointed manager and then managing partner. Joe merged AFCO Personnel Services in 1983 at which time he and Mike DeBellis founded DeBellis & Catherine Associates. Joe attended SUNY at Buffalo studying liberal arts and sociology. He was active with the Niagara Falls & Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, executive committee for the Porter Cup amateur golf tournament and was on the St. Mary's Hospital Foundation Board of Directors.  He is currently an active member with the Williamsville Rotary Club. 

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