What does an office manager do?

Last updated: 2021-10-05
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Office manager (or back-office manager, assistant) manages the administration of the company. It is an important role because it makes the support processes in the company run smoothly.

  • He or she takes care of the running of the company and the back office processes
  • partially replaces HR managers in small and medium-sized companies 
  • prepares documents for the HR agenda
  • provides office supplies
  • dealing with the company's suppliers,
  • communicates with the accountant or legal office
  • arranges working space, offices
  • manages and records contracts
  • responsible for the smooth running of the reception desk 
  • organises and arranges company events
  • may include many other roles/duties dependant on the size of the company