Sally Office & Estates Manager
PA, Secretarial & Support
“It’s a great office to work in with friendly people who are very supportive.”
After working in Banking for 30 years in various roles, I wanted to continue working in a professional environment. PKF Francis Clark have a great reputation amongst the professionals in and around Exeter, so it was a natural choice.
My role title is Office & Estates Manager, so I’m responsible for the building and managing the administration team here in the Exeter office. I liaise with contractors regarding building maintenance, our IT department, order furniture (when required due to our ever expanding workforce) and ensure sufficient cover on reception and administrative support for our teams.
Being trusted by the partners to get on with the job in hand and being treated with respect.
I joined two years ago as the Office & Estates Manager and I still do that role today but with regards to my ambitions, I’d like to feel that I contribute to making this a great place to work by helping to improve the administration function in the office and assist with keeping the building ship shape.
Managing the office move from Vantage Point to the new site at Centenary House. Everyone left Vantage Point on Friday lunch time and all turned up for work at Centenary House on Monday with a desk, a chair, and computer and phone that worked, so I’d call that a success!
I have a great team of secretaries, receptionists and administrators who are all very experienced. They enjoy working here which makes my life easier and the partners are all very supportive to me personally and in my role.
Working hard, forward thinking and doing a good job…but it’s not all hard work, there’s a lot of social activities too.
Do it! It’s a great office to work in with friendly people who are very supportive. PKF Francis Clark are a very family orientated firm who appreciate good staff.
Challenging, Inclusive, Fun.
Stephen Fry, Robert Downey Jnr and Jeff Goldblum!
As I’ve already been to New Zealand (twice) the next place I’d love to visit would be Japan to see the Cherry Blossom in the spring.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar by Roald Dahl.
Hounds of Love by Kate Bush – when Kate Bush released Wuthering Heights I was a teenager and I was totally amazed and became a fan. Running Up That Hill from Hounds of Love is another favourite.
Well it’s not really a piece of advice, it’s more like a phrase when someone is worried about something; “what’s the worst that could happen?”
A nice walk on Dartmoor ending up in a country pub for a meal and a nice glass of wine with great company.
Life is short, so live it! Do the things you enjoy and spend time with people you love.
Listening to music, running and singing in my local Rock Choir. I also love a good film.
I’d quite like to learn to speak French. I could get by from learning it at school but that was a long time ago so improving my basic knowledge would be great so I could converse freely.