Commercial Sales Assistant - Haywards Heath

  • Posting Date: 29-05-2019
  • Vacancy number: 21410

At a glance

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.


Commercial Support’s core functions are:


  • Support function to the Sales team and ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance’s client base
  • Documenting and executing client transactions
  • Ensuring all client transactions are executed in line with Credit approval and local policies and procedures


Commercial Support will also undertake a number of general functions in support of the wider business / Head of Commercial support, as and when required.

Your job

  • Liaise with internal stakeholders (Sales, Risk, Audit) to ensure the accurate and timely documenting and execution of new transactions to ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance’s client base
  • Liaise with external stakeholders (Lawyers, Prospects) to ensure the accurate and timely documenting and execution of new transactions to ABN AMRO Asset Based Finance’s client base
  • Responsibility for ensuring all new transactions are executed in line with Credit approval and local policies and procedures, ensuring any issues are flagged and dealt with ahead of transaction close
  • Manage pipeline and internal MI data to assist with workload prioritisation
  • Promote and champion adherence to policies and procedures
  • Play an active role in developing and improving policies, procedures and the processes
  • Support and assist the UK team as workload dictates
  • Complete other duties and special projects assigned by Head of Commercial Support or Commercial Managers
  • Work independently and as part of a deal team as and when required
  • Demonstrate and promote high level of customer service, team work and risk management

Your working environment

ABN AMRO is a Dutch Bank offering a full range of services to retail, private, commercial and merchant banking clients. We are also active internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing.


The culture we aim for within the Bank is one in which we strive to strengthen our clients’ position. Our success is based on our  client’s success. We want clients to perceive us as a trusted partner, professional and ambitious - our core values.


At ABN AMRO UK we follow the Banks global strategy. We always aim to put our customers first and to create sustainable, long-term value for all our stakeholders – customers, shareholders, employees and society at large; it is our people that we rely on to help us achieve this ambition.


We concentrate on our strategic priorities:


  • Client focus
  • Invest in our future
  • Maintain a moderate risk profile
  • Selectively grow our businesses
  • Improve profitability


ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:


  • Corporate and Institutional Banking – which includes  Corporate Banking, Clearing Global Markets - Sales & Trading, Escrow & Settlement, and Financial Institutions
  • Commercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services

 Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 individuals in the UK.

Your profile

  • A level (or equivalent education)
  • Degree level education is preferable but not a requirement
  • Knowledge of asset finance / structured finance / corporate banking market, products and activities
  • Experience in general risk management and working to complex processes and procedures
  • Experience of direct client interaction, ideally in a similar role
  • Highly motivated and ambitious, with high energy levels and ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively
  • Eagerness to learn and self-develop
  • Solution driven, pro-active and with a can-do mentality
  • Ability to work under pressure and meat deadlines

What we offer

Opportunity to work in a dynamic environment, where flexibility is highly appreciated. We encourage you to grow and develop as a person and as an employee.


Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.


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