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PA to Financial Controller

Posted: 21 Jun 2021 Closes: 21 Jul 2021
Smethwick, England, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time DPD_743999756650425

Area: West Midlands
Department: Finance
Company Description

DPD is one of the fastest growing express parcel delivery companies in the UK, with a turnover of£1.9billion. As a multi award-winning company that has beenvoted the nation's favourite parcel carrier for eight years running, we have a very clear strategy to support our enviable position. We will deliver the best service, use the best technology, recruit and retain the best people in the industry and be the UK's most sustainable delivery company.

Job Description

Our Financial Controller is looking for a 1st class PA to join him here at the Nation's favourite parcel delivery company. We are looking for an excellent performer who has a creative flair and the ability to produce good Presentations.

You will be confident in creating presentations, therefore previous experience using Keynote or PowerPoint is required. The ability to manipulate numerical data for presentations and reports would be advantageous.

We'll also expect you to display all the qualities required to provide a wide ranging and confidential senior level secretarial support service, including:
  • Comprehensive diary and in-box management, booking travel, arranging events / meetings, arranging Hub and Depot visits, arranging accommodation, ordering stationery, raising Purchase Orders.

  • Provide Secretarial/Administrative service to the Financial Controller to include managing day to day communication / phone calls

  • Producing memos, letters, documents and minutes of meetings as required

  • Updating Monthly Department Briefing Notes


Working in an environment where working efficiently under pressure and at pace will be key to your success. Outstanding organisational and planning skills are essential in this role. In addition, we'll also expect you to have:
  • Have high level of PC/IT expertise, particularly in respect of Keynote or PowerPoint applications and the production of presentations

  • First rate communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Able to operate with absolute integrity, confidentiality and discretion.

  • Liaising with internal and external contacts in regards to projects and meetings

  • A great team player who demonstrates the core DPD DNA values of Passion, Respect, Honesty, Flexibility, Hard Work and Accountability.

Additional Information

Job Specifics

A full clean driving licence is essential as some travel to attend meetings and events will be required


Your package will include a competitive salary. As well as this you have access to some other fantastic optional benefits such as Cycle2Work Scheme, Dining Cards, Holiday trading a

DPD is a Valuable 500 company and a Disability Confident Employer
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