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Commercial assistant (m/f/d)

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Commercial assistants: performing accounting tasks in companies

Commercial assistants have a broad range of different commercial and administrative tasks. This includes, for instance, invoice creation and verification, telephone calls, correspondence with customers, suppliers and manufacturers as well as the preparation of offers and the maintenance of master data.

Which opportunities do commercial assistants have on the labour market?

Commercial assistants work in companies from different economic sectors and in the field of administration. If they have a qualification in the commercial area, accounting experience as well as excellent IT, CRM and language skills, they have particularly good chances to find a job. Get in touch with your personal contact person at Hays and find out more about your opportunities as a commercial assistant!

What are the tasks and responsibilities of commercial assistants?

Commercial assistants perform finance-related administrative tasks, prepare correspondence with customers and employees as well as record and maintain data. Furthermore, they conduct telephone calls with customers, accept requests, prepare offers and set and monitor appointments and deadlines.

  • Finance-related administrative tasks
  • Preparation of correspondence with customers and employees
  • Data recording and maintenance
  • Preparation of offers
  • Obtaining requests
  • Conduct of telephone calls with customers
  • Schedule management

Which hard skills and soft skills should commercial assistants have?

Commercial assistants should be experienced in corporate accounting and customer support. Besides, they should possess certain soft skills, such as organisational talent and strong communication skills.

  • Good EDP skills
  • Very good German language skills
  • A customer-oriented approach
  • An independent way of working
  • Team spirit

What is the average salary of commercial assistants?

The average salary of commercial assistants depends on experience and company size. At the beginning of their career, they earn on average EUR 28,000 per year. With increasing experience, the salary can rise up to EUR 40,000. Commercial assistants who work in companies with more than 1,000 employees receive the highest salaries. The federal state they work in is also an important factor – commercial assistants in Hesse, Bavaria and Baden-Württemberg, for example, have an average annual salary of EUR 35,000 and thus are the top earners.

Find your ideal job as a commercial assistant – with Hays

As a commercial assistant, you can work in finance areas of companies from different industries. You have a broad range of administrative tasks and maintain close contact with customers. We will be happy to drive your career forward and support you in finding a promising position as a commercial assistant. Learn more about the benefits of finding a job with Hays!

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