Coburg Banks | Multi-sector UK recruitment agency

Information Assistant

TBC - TBC per annum 
Job Type:
New Media and Internet 
Job Ref:
BKT461 - PW 

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Information Assistant
Based in Bromley
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

One of the UK’s leading independent professional services companies is currently looking to recruit an intelligent and enthusiastic Information Assistant at their Bromley office. As part of the company’s National Information Service and reporting to the NIS Manager, you would be tasked with providing accurate, timely and high quality data and research in response to a wide variety of information requests, delivering value by providing a consistently high standard of work.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a well-educated individual with a commercial information background to develop a career within one of the UK’s leading firms. As part of a team of 10 and working alongside 2 Research Librarians, you would respond to business enquiries from all departments within the firm as well as conduct reference interviews with clients in a bid to ensure a full understanding of their information needs. Enquiries will include requests for company information, financial information, market research, corporate finance, litigation support and industry specific data. There will also be requests for accountancy specific information relating to audit, tax and business recovery.

There will also be opportunities to become involved all activities of the department and to take on more responsibilities, which may potentially include assisting with the development of the research service, managing the current awareness service, managing trials of new online products, plus promoting the department within the firm.

The ideal candidate for the role will have experience working within a high volume commercial information environment and must be able to demonstrate sound knowledge of business information sources and online services, including (but not limited to) Bloomberg, Companies House, LexisNexis, IBISWorld and Hemscott. You will combine excellent IT skills with a wide range of electronic database search experience, with a good understanding of complex Boolean logic construction. A degree plus relevant library/information qualification will also be required.

You will be a well organised and thorough individual, able to multitask and prioritise a workload effectively, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to remain accurate while working under pressure. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels will also be required.

With over 3500 partners and staff across 35 offices generating a fee income of over £350 million, you would be joining one of the 3 principal mid-market accountancy firms at a particularly exciting time. To apply for the Information Assistant role please submit your CV and a covering letter quoting reference BKT461 – PW.

The job may be suitable for candidates who have experience in the following: Information Assistant, Researcher, Research Librarian, Information Officer, Information Consultant, Research Assistant, Business Information Assistant, Research Officer, Research Consultant.

This job would be suitable for candidates based in the following locations: Bromley, Croydon, Orpington, Kent, South East London, Beckenham, Chislehurst, Sidcup, New Eltham, Petts Wood, Biggin Hill, Hayes, West Wickham, New Addington.

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