Commercial Assistant - Analytics and Preparation - Haywards Heath

  • Posting Date: 26-11-2019
  • Vacancy number: 23640
At a glance

The Commercial Assistant reports to the Head of Commercial Support

Your job

The Commercial Department CF consists of Sales (Business Development Managers), Relationship Management, Asset Management and Commercial Support. The Sales team is responsible for new business development, predominantly via introducers. The Relationship Managers nurture the relationship with existing customers and support the Sales team on new transactions. The Asset Managers are responsible for monitoring the assets in the facilities with customers. The Commercial Support team supports both the Sales team and the Relationship Managers. The Commercial Department is also responsible for KYC activities.

Your working environment

ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance, N.V., located in Utrecht and Den Bosch (the Netherlands), is internationally cross border organised and has operating companies in Germany, Belgium, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.  ABF is designed as a specialised business company within ABN AMRO.  In the UK, the company consists of about 190 FTEs. In the UK, ABF is positioned between the high street banks and the independents, with the balance sheet and structuring capabilities of a high street bank and the flexibility of an independent. ABF’s market share in UK is just over 2%, with the ambition to grow to 5%.   ABF provides Leasing and Commercial Finance/Asset Based Lending solutions to customers in all segments: SME, corporates and large corporates including international clients. In the Netherlands this is mainly to ABN AMRO clients, in other countries this is mainly to non ABN AMRO clients. In the smaller end of the segments, the focus in on having a digital offering, with standardised and harmonised products and processes. In the larger segments, the focus is on a coverage model, with a modular product offering that allows for bespoke solutions.

Your profile

To provide comprehensive support to the Relationship and Sales Management teams to ensure that goals and objectives are achieved.  Adopting proactive and positive behaviours, co-ordinate and manage the on-boarding process to ensure the take on of new clients in a timely, efficient and risk aware manner. Adopting proactive and positive behaviours, co-ordinate and manage Client facility amendments in a timely, efficient and risk aware manner.  2.2 Key result areas Assist with all areas of on-boarding and in life client processes Analytics & Preparation 

  • Input of client/prospect account information into Commercial Finance analysis tool
  • Input of client/prospect pricing information into Commercial Finance  pricing tool
  • Prepare client review packs
  • Weekly and monthly management reporting
  • Enterprise Finance Guarantee loan portfolio management
  • Obtaining and analysing debtor ratings and liaising with Credit department regarding funding and credit limits
  • Legal filing

 Knowledge and Experience

  • 1+ years of experience working in a similar role is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience of working in Financial Services is desirable but not essential
What we offer

We have identified that the following types of flexible working may be suitable for this role in principle. Any requests will be determined in line with our Flexible Working Policy: Job Sharing                        YesRemote Working                Yes (Occasional)Part time                            YesFlexitime                            NoUnpaid leave                     NoStaggered hours               NoOther                                No


For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner,, +44 203 192 9342.

Indication of Application Process

Step 1: Application

Fill out the information on the application form and upload your motivation letter and resume

Step 2: First interview

You will receive a confirmation of your application by e-mail. Within two weeks you will hear if you are invited for an interview

Step 3: Online assessment

You make an online cognitive test or an online assessment

Step 4: Second interview

You are invited for a second interview

Step 5: Job offer

You receive your job offer, once you have accepted it is time to start!

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