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The term administration support is associated with the auxiliary workings of the administration or the management of a particular individual, business or organization. Professionals who may specialize in one or two areas and have good clerical and administrative skills carry out these support services. Thus, administrative support services could be anything that helps in the day-to-day management of a business.

What Administrative Support Services Include?

Administrative support services can include a number of jobs depending on the role and experience of the service provider. It includes generic tasks like office administration, performing clerical duties, and operational tasks. It can also include specific tasks like providing support to an executive or a department, scheduling meetings and appointments, and undertaking filing and documentation. At any given point of time, administration support services can include different professionals such as receptionist, personal assistant, office assistant and clerk, among others, who are extremely important for the smooth functioning of any organization.

Providers of professional administrative support services have a pool of professionals specializing in different areas. Most of them are professionals working from a remote location, almost like virtual assistants. These virtual assistants provide virtual administrative support services such as responding to emails, making presentations, drafting letters, etc. Similarly, financial administrative support services mainly include managing the accounts receivable and payable. It also includes following up on payments, raising invoices and making periodical financial reports.

If you are looking to hire freelancers and get freelance jobs online, you can find all kinds of professional administrative support services providers on Guru.

When looking to hire administrative support services, make sure your freelancer can:

  • Schedule appointments, both internal and external to the organization.
  • Draft any form of correspondence.
  • Maintain office inventory and supplies.
  • File and update important data and information.
  • Liaise with clients, suppliers and vendors.
  • Follow up and keep the individual/company informed and updated about what is happening.
  • Travel on a short notice.

Requirements for Administrative Support Services Providers:

It is ideal that your freelancer has the following skills:

  • Though no formal education is necessary, a professional course is recommended.
  • Thorough knowledge or relevant work experience in the related field is required.
  • Financial administrative support services providers should have a professional background in Finance and Accounting and finance related software such as Tally.
  • Excellent time-management, coordination and interpersonal communication skills are necessary.
  • The ability to be organized and work methodically, along with familiarity of MS Office and other related software is a must.

Before hiring for any administrative support services, ask for their credentials and conduct a reference check.

Benefits of Administrative Support Services

Hire an administrative support expert and get your work done:

  • They take care of daily mundane jobs leaving their client with more time to focus on productive activities.
  • They work as freelancers and hence do not require a monthly salary and benefits.
  • They can be hired to perform certain tasks alone instead of carrying out multiple tasks.

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