We welcome direct applications from highly qualified professionals and would be delighted to hear from you should you be interested in joining our firm.
Contact us to discover what opportunities we have
Founded in 1967
8 partners and around 75 staff
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.
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