Current / Most Recent Employment
MondoPeople LLP Full-time since June 2017
Providing Book-keeping and Administrative Support to a variety of small local businesses using online subscription services: Xero, Sage and Quickbooks. Also providing Administrative and Scheduling support as required.
Finance Co-ordinator for Young Devon, Ivybridge, Devon June 2016 – May 2017
12 months contract (maternity cover) Finance Co-ordinator for busy charity with turnover @ £3m. Dealing with all aspects of Income, Purchasing, Reconciliations, Payroll, Cashflow etc using Sage 50 and Office Suite. Managing a busy finance team and ensuring all work accurately undertaken in a timely fashion. Salary £24306 full-time.
Secretary and Finance Officer, Salcombe Yacht Club, March 2013 to May 2016
Administration and Accounts for a busy Yacht Club with over 650 memberships and 1200 members. Responsible for all financial accounting including VAT as well as personnel matters, payroll, building maintenance, Committee servicing, publicity, updating web, member emails, etc. Salary £18500 for 3 day week (£14.50 per hour)
Administrator for Aspidistra Software, Kingsbridge May 2012 to March 2013
Administration and Accounts for a small software company specializing in ecommerce websites using bespoke software.
Duties include: Accounts, Reception and Telephones, HR, Diary work and maintenance of contracts and tickets using AutoTask CRM package. Salary £20,000 full‐time.
December 2011 to May 2012
Part‐time Administrative Assistant working remotely in Kingsbridge for a London-based Political Risk Analysis company called Exclusive Analysis (recently taken over by IHS).
Duties included: HR, Diary work, Recruitment, acting as PA as required for MD and Chief Executive, travel arrangements and some report generation. Salary £19,000 pro rata
From June 2001 to date I have also been a partner in MondoPeople LLP – a partnership providing a variety of business and computer service including book‐keeping and payroll services to various local businesses I am experienced in using both Windows PCs and Macs and the Office Suite of software.
Previous Employment History
October 2001 – July 2002 Administrator, Logo Design, Ermington
Responsible for the smooth-running of a busy Design Studio including: working to tight deadlines, estimating, proof‐reading and ordering printed materials; purchasing supplies and equipment; maintaining financial and personnel records; liaison with clients and designers.
January 1990 – April 2001
Office Manager, Cognitive Applications, Brighton
CogApp (renamed) are prestigious software developers who have worked in the Heritage and Fine Art world for many years – creating some of the first touch-screen based visitor information systems around the world including the National Gallery and The Portrait Gallery and the National Gallery of Art, Washington. I was responsible for all aspects of Office Management as well as project-based work. Salary £25,000
Duties included: Financial responsibility for all aspects of the company; Payroll and personnel duties; training; Data Protection Legislation; Insurance; Organising travel; Diary work; Research and project work including data input and editorial work; Reception, phones, enquiries, emails, switchboard etc; Publicity at events and exhibitions on behalf of the company; general office procedures including: filing, office maintenance, telecommunications; Health and Safety, Fire Safety, etc.
1988‐1990 Various part–time and temporary administrative jobs in Brighton and London to gain and consolidate general business experience
1987-1988 The Royal Pavilion Brighton French Speaking Guide
1985-1987 Cambridge City Council Fieldwork Assistant, Recreation and Amenities Team
Financial and administrative support to Play, Community Arts and Sports Officers.
1984‐1985 Bromsgrove District Council
Trainee Admin Officer, assigned primarily to Chief Executive’s Office.
1980–1984 Leicester Polytechnic
B.A. Honours in Public Administration 2:1 Included year out working with Leicestershire Museums Service as Administrative Assistant
1975–1980 North Bromsgrove High School, Worcestershire
3 ‘A’ Levels: History, German and General Studies
8 ‘O’ Levels including Maths and English
1991 Three day Copy Editing Course
1988 Ironbridge Institute Module 1 Heritage Management Diploma
Full Clean UK Driving Licence held since 1980
Interests and Hobbies
I am involved in my local community as Bookings Secretary for Ugborough Local History
Group and run the village website (www.ugborough.com). I am Stage Manager and costume maker for a local drama group preparing their 7th production. I enjoy singing, trapeze yoga and pilates as well as paddle boarding when it is not too cold!