Trainee Recruitment Consultant - Finance Sector - ??24K + Comm

Excell Jones
City of London
50000.00 GBP Annual + 00
18 Feb 2019
04 Mar 2019
Job Function
Recruitment Consultant
Contract Type
Full Time

Sector - Finance, Accounting, Risk, Compliance and Audit Recruitment

Location - Central London (City - nearest tube is Bank Station)

Salary - ??24,000 + Commission (typically ??40,000-??45,000 in your first year)

The Company:

  • Founded Jun 2016
  • Based in Central London (Bank Station) 4 strong, looking for 2 people to start ASAP, 6 person office, looking to move to a 10 person office next year
  • Specialise in placing individuals into finance & accounting, risk, audit and compliance
  • Placing individuals from analyst/newly-qualified through to CFO level into top tier banks
  • Placing both perm and Interim - Dual desks
  • Existing clients ready for Trainee Recruitment Consultants or those with some recruitment experience to come and work on roles straight away
  • Average deal value is ??13,000
  • One of the recruitment consultants has generated ??120K in the last 5 months
  • One of the newer trainee recruitment consultants (who didn't have any financial rec experience) has generated ??48K in one month (this was his second month)
  • Hoping to have a New York, Dublin and office in Amsterdam office soon

Interview Process:

  • 30 mins f-2-f interview with one of the directors
  • Final stage, formal interview - further digging into motivations and ensuring cultural fit
  • Looking for someone who has pro-active mindset, can hit the ground running, has 2-3 years sales experience, can train the recruitment processes, but keen to see people who can pick this up quickly
  • Preference is that someone has an interest in the finance arena, but this can be trained
  • Looking for a Trainee Recruitment Consultant or 2nd Jobber to start before Christmas, will move very quickly for the right person. They want their Managers to be 'homegrown' so this is fantastic time to join this financial recruitment business


  • Offering ??24K on the basic + commission (Typically ??40K-??50K first year earnings)
  • Offering a collaborative, driven, family feel environment, they aren't aggressive, and aren't going to be micro managing consultants, they need self-starters and people are naturally grafters and pro-active by nature
  • Gym onsite, one free PT session per week, and x2 spinning classes per week
  • Competitive commission structure - ??15K quarterly threshold, then 20-25% thereafter (typically works out to be a third of billings is commission)
  • Consultants are expected to bill ??150K in their first year (11-12 placements in a year) but the commission is uncapped