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Transferable Skills
Writing & content management of company website
Database Design and implementation
Forms & Sub Forms
Workplace Training:
Purchase Ledger
Matching, batching & coding
Credit Control
Chasing overdue accounts via letter and telephone
Monthly Payment Runs
Budgetary monitoring and management
Preparing incomplete records
Purchase /Sales ledger
Cash book, accruals, prepayments & journals
VAT Returns
Bank reconcilliations
Weekly payroll
Dealing with and monitoring queries
Arrange and provide support for meetings and events
PA for Divisional Director
Preparing monthly management reports for the Managing Director
"Especially conscientious and cooperative, she takes a meticulous approach to her work."
"Logical and realistic, she is likely to think through a problem, weigh the pros and cons and make decisions on facts, rather than on emotions."
"Reliable and patient, she establishes routines to complete her tasks, works well with systems and methods and is able to keep calm, cool and collected most of the time."
The McQuaig System - Feedback Report
Dreamweaver CS4
Career Break
Accounts Assistant
Administration Manager /
PA / Company Secretary
Administration Officer
Administration Manager / PA (Vekatrim)
ECDL Advanced Databases
Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Introduction to Interactive Media
Taken a career break to be a full time Mum and student
Veka plc extrudes PVC-U Door and Window Systems at the factory in Burnley. Vekatrim was a division of Veka plc, manufacturing Cladding, Roof Trims and Finishing systems.
Working as part of a housing market renewal pathfinder scheme, the Neighbourhood Management Team work with local people and service providers to improve their services at a local neighbourhood level.
Antal International is a global search and selection network. The franchise in Accrington specialises in positions in FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods). As part of this boutique operation there is also a behavioural sciences company, Quo Vadis Consultants Ltd.
Euravia is an independent aviation company, based in Kelbrook, catering for all aeronautical engine maintenance, repair, overhaul, test and component rework requirements.
Progressed through the company ending
up as Administration Manager/ PA (2002 – 2005)
Reporting to: Divisional Director
Responsible for: Four Sales Administrators
Reporting to: Deputy Neighbourhood Manager
Responsible for: Two Team Administrators
Reporting to: Managing Director
Reporting to: Company Accountant
Personal Profile
Administration Manager with seven years experience across both the private and public sectors.
Rebecca Barr
This is my
Website Design
Book keeping
Now returning to the workplace
after three years as a full time
mother and student.
Including running the day to day administration of a £12 million division.
Advanced Databases
Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector
Introduction to Interactive Media
Effective Meetings and Minutes
Chamber of Commerce
Excelling as a First Time Manager
Introduction to Interactive Media
Burnley College 2010-2011
Managing Safety & Risk Assessment
Finance for non-financial Managers
Specialist Training Services
Additional and Professional Qualifications
Education and Qualifications
2013 - 2013 Accrington & Rossendale College
ECDL Level 3 Advanced Databases

2011 - 2012 Nelson and Colne College
City & Guilds Level 4 Preparing to Teach in the Lifelong Learning Sector

1985 - 1988 Keighley College
BTEC National Certificate in Business Studies and Finance

1983 - 1985 South Craven School
8 O Levels at A-C grade including Maths and English
Adaptability and Flexibility

•Oversaw the implementation of a new computer system (SAP) within my department
•Willingness to take on additional responsibilities at Veka such as stock control of a new item to maintain good customer service
•Adapting to changes in personal circumstances i.e. giving up work to have a baby
•Combining study with new family commitments
Communication Skills (written)

• Writing essays including accurate referencing and construction of a bibliography
• Recording minutes for a variety of audiences – service providers and residents
• Written content for two websites adapting style to be accessible and suitable for the audience
• Complied a report to my Service Head into the administration function to influence future structure of the service area
Creative Thinking

•Designed my own website for Interactive Media course
•Produced a ‘Creative CV’ using the presentation software Prezi
Organisational and Planning Skills

• Organised Neighbourhood Action Groups held every six weeks for residents and service providers
Team Work

• Writing and presenting a Customer Services presentation at college
Interpersonal Skills

• The ability to connect with and relate to others is evidenced by a score of 87% given for a customer care role play
• An appreciation of a diversity people gained with one to one interaction whilst working in Neighbourhood Management
Personal and Professional Development

Undertaken various courses to develop skills to improve future prospects
Taught myself how to use Access to be able to build practical databases
Graduated from the NHS 'Couch to 5K' running program
Investigative Skills

• Researched and wrote a Lone Worker Policy for team which was then adopted by the whole service area
• Researched companies to include in recruitment company database using internet, industry directories and telephone contact
Using Initiative

•Creating a sample provision procedure to move from the existing ad hoc system
•Setting in place a process to reduce invoice queries and non payment
•Solving customer short deliveries by organising outside transport or collection from other customers
Decision Making

•Researched the software available for a recruitment database, opting to create a be-spoke database
•Made the difficult decision to defer a Foundation Degree in Business Administration for the benefit of my family
IT Skills

• Competent with all Microsoft Office applications including Access, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Experienced user of SAP for order processing, credit control and stock control
• Experience of Dreamweaver CS4, Photoshop and Fireworks for web design
• Maintained web sites powered by Domino, Jadu and DotVacancy
• Accounts packages used include QuickBooks, SAP, JDEdwards and Sage Line 100
Communication Oral

• Delivering formal presentations to a range of audiences including appropriate visual aids and activities
• Training new starters and training existing staff on new products, computer systems and procedures.
• Strong interpersonal skills developed in customer service roles

• Assessing merits of competing mailing list providers as to price, content and source material
• Level 4 study requires analysis and evaluation of key information to then draw well reasoned conclusions

• Maintained motivation of team during the sell off of the business
Persuasive and Influencing Skills

• Got a mark for an assignment increased by setting out my argument in a clear and concise manner
• Task at college persuaded my team and then the group as a whole why I had chosen an item I thought was important when this wasn’t the answer
IT Skills
Using Initiative
Personal and Professional Development
Team Work
Organisational and Planning
Creative Thinking
Adaptability and Flexibility
Persuasive and Influencing
Creating Excel bookkeeping spreadsheets
"...is logical, mathematically minded, methodical...
...loves detail."
"...is people-orientated, loyal, friendly, hard working and a great team player..."
DOPE 4 Bird Personality Test
"... active internal communicator; likeable, popular, unassertive, the cement of the team."
"...a promoter of unity and harmony..."
"Team Worker"
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