Business Support Staff

We have a highly skilled team of business support professionals including marketing, IT, HR administration and internal accounts. We welcome direct applications and would be delighted to hear from you should you be interested in joining our firm.


If you would like to discuss career opportunities at Rayner Essex please contact

Nicola Thurston -

Liz White -

St Albans on +44 (0)1727 833222
London on +44 (0)20 7388 2641.

Working at Rayner Essex

At Rayner Essex we have a team of exceptional business support staff.

The team supports all departments dealing with our clients who range from all fields of business, industry, the professions, arts and the entertainment world. They include large corporates operating nationally and internationally, privately owned businesses of every size, professional practices, partnerships, sole traders and self-employed individuals.

More about our clients

Clients value the service and expertise they receive from the firm which provides them with technical and business advisory skills associated with those delivered by much larger firms. This unique blend of personal service and technical excellence is not only valued by our clients, but employees and referral bodies alike.

More about our services

99% of our clients

would recommend us

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the ‘go to’ firm for small and medium sized enterprises in the UK by providing a truly excellent professional service that is tailored to meet every client’s needs and requirements. Whether working with clients or colleagues, we encourage our staff to exemplify the values of integrity, honesty, objectivity and impartiality and ensure that our activities are independent, responsive, fair and open.

Founded in 1967

8 partners and around 75 staff

What can we offer you?

Our success depends on our people and the recruitment and retention of high quality staff is crucial to the continued success of our firm.

We are a friendly firm and it is important to us that everyone enjoys coming to work and feels challenged and supported in their role. We are committed to offering you a varied and interesting workload and the support to ensure that you have the skills to perform at your best.

In addition to offering a competitive reward package, we provide the opportunity to continue to develop your skills through on the job training as well as structured learning and development. Where possible, we look to promote from within and want to reward staff through recognition and promotion when opportunities arise.

The firm attained the Investors in People accreditation in 2010 and was reaccredited in 2016, reflecting the firm’s sustained and continuing commitment to invest in its staff.


We keep our benefits package under review to ensure that we remain competitive and as an employee of Rayner Essex you will enjoy:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (with the ability to buy and sell holiday each year)
  • Pension provision
  • Health cash plan
  • Occupational sick pay scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Season ticket loan for travel
  • An active social committee with frequent and varied events throughout the year

A happy working life

Our working environment is friendly and informal and we take care to ensure that you will feel part of the firm from day one. The majority of our staff sit open plan and our partners have an open door policy and aim to foster a supportive working environment. We keep staff up to date with regular updates on the firm’s strategy, financial performance and any marketing or people news. Information is also shared through regular Manager and Partner meetings and through Departmental meetings.

In St Albans, our office is located close to the train station and only a short walk to the town centre. In London, we are ideally situated for train, tube and bus travel being only a 5 minute walk from Euston and Kings Cross train stations. At both of our offices we have staff kitchens, with free drinks and biscuits for staff to enjoy and facilities so that you can bring or prepare lunch.

The firm provides a budget to our social committee to organise various social and sporting events, such as 5-a-side football, cinema trips, go-karting, ten pin bowling and an annual quiz amongst others, which help to reinforce the strong working relationships which make Rayner Essex a great place to work.

Over £20,000 raised annually
for local charities

Life outside of work

Rayner Essex is ideally located to offer you the best of both worlds. The hustle and bustle of London life, balanced with the idyllic Hertfordshire countryside.

Our London office is on Tavistock Square, a part of London that boasts many nearby attractions including the excellent British Library, the Welcome Collection and the British Museum; along with a wealth of dining and social venues.

Our St. Albans office is only 20 minutes away on the non-stop train and is enviably close to the station. St Albans offers all the entertainment and leisure facilities you would expect from a vibrant modern cathedral city as well as vast Georgian parkland, historic Roman ruins and stunning countryside.

With 13 primary and 5 secondary schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted, St. Albans is an excellent place to raise a family.