Requirements for being a successful Office ManagerExceptional candidates will have a wide ranging skill set, including solid problem solving skills and good decision making abilities. Attention to detail is important, as Office Managers may need to focus on specific outcomes, such as output, sales, turnover etc. Some tasks of an office manager may include account keeping, management of employee schedules, website and database management and recruitment of new talent. Because the Office Manager at times must wear many hats, flexibility and assertiveness are valuable qualities. To succeed as an Office Manager you must be extremely organised and be able to prioritise large workloads effectively. You also need to have excellent communication skills due to dealing with a variety of different staff members and external clients. You need to have great computer skills, be able to work accurately and have brilliant teamwork skills. The skills required for this role are transferable, and tasks required varies largely from company to company. However, a high degree of flexibility and confidence will assist you in any workplace environment.