Business Support Assistant

WHO ARE WE?

SmartSearch’s distinctive Anti-Money Laundering verification software protects our clients by offering the most advanced and comprehensive features available from an AML provider.

In 2021 we were recognised by the Financial Times as one of the Top 1000 fastest growing companies in Europe for the 4th consecutive year and won the Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Award - Digital & Technology, as well as being named in the renowned RegTech100 list for 2022.

SmartSearch has grown rapidly by fostering an incredibly collaborative and supportive culture. As we continue our ambitious growth plans, we will strive to remain a truly exciting, rewarding, and unique place to work.

HOW WILL YOU MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

The Business Support Assistant will be part of a team that is at the heart of the company, supporting all departments and providing a friendly and helpful service with a variety of administrative tasks. You will be the first point of contact for inbound calls and support senior management where required. A high level of customer service must be extended to all current and potential clients, and excellent initiative and attention to detail are essential.

WHAT IS LIFE LIKE AT SMARTSEARCH?

  • We are a multi-award winning Tech company with amazing career opportunities. Our recognitions include being named in the renowned RegTech100 list for 2022 and in 2021 we were acknowledged by the Financial Times as one of the Top 1000 fastest growing companies in Europe for the 4th consecutive year

  • We have fantastic facilities at our head office in Ilkley which was designed with employee welfare and fulfilment in mind and includes numerous breakout areas, reading space, an onsite gym, onsite parking, gaming area, pool table and table tennis, free fruit delivered weekly

  • There are excellent progression opportunities within our company growth plans based on personal development goals and regular feedback and reviews

  • Training and development is provided by talented team members, enthusiastic leadership and industry experts

  • Our excellent benefits package includes 25 days annual leave rising with each year of employment up to a maximum of 30 days per year.

  • Employee referral bonus

  • Various weekly recognition schemes

  • Employee engagement and activities committee that plans activities throughout the year

  • Two big company celebrations per year - summer and winter events

  • Company pension scheme, comprehensive private medical scheme and life insurance

  • We have a proactive focus on inclusion & diversity and supporting social mobility through our DE&I Group; we are keen to meet with a diverse pool of candidates

VARIED DAY TO DAY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Producing contracts on behalf of the Sales Team with a high level of accuracy

  • Verifying documents and processing through to different teams

  • Ordering and processing Client International Check Requests

  • Answering telephone calls professionally, and directing them in an appropriate way using MS Teams

  • Welcoming visitors and providing refreshments during their visit

  • Ensuring the office is presentable, tidy, warm and welcoming for all visitors

  • Checking all meeting rooms on a regular basis and clearing when necessary

  • Creating promotional packs, proposals and welcome letters for various teams

  • Recording and storing agreements on the internal system

  • Producing reports for Directors and Leadership on an ad-hoc basis

  • Uploading content to update the welcome screens for visitors

  • Managing outgoing post from all departments

  • Stock Management

  • Scanning, photocopying, binding and managing internal administration where necessary

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR IN A CANDIDATE?

  • Excellent customer service skills with both internal and external people

  • A high level of attention to detail in order to complete important admin tasks with quality, accuracy and efficiency

  • A friendly and welcoming attitude  

  • Able to focus on efficiently completing tasks whilst maintaining a positive attitude

  • Actively encourages and embraces teamwork

  • Ability to multitask and manage various requests at once

  • Strong time management skills to prioritize workload and enlist support from the team where necessary

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