About us

Our Services

We aim to offer a range of services to clients and candidates alike that achieve the high standards we always aim to uphold. Our consultants have gained deep sectoral experience through either professional or specific recruitment industry backgrounds and are ideally placed to assist with your next career move or important hire. For further information, click on the appropriate button below.

How We're Different

Top Tier Recruitment do things a little differently. Listen in to this podcast episode where Laura & Paul discuss a few of the key differences, including:

  • Our ‘Jerry Maguire approach’ to recruitment.
  • The four key things we focus on so that we get consistently high ratings from clients.
  • And plenty more.

Laura and Paul explain how . . .


Sector Coverage

Top Tier Recruitment is a specialist Recruitment Consultancy servicing a blue-chip domestic and international client base across Finance and FinTech.

  • Funds, Operations, Middle & Back Office
  • Developers, DBAs, Architects, Engineers, Testers
  • Corporate & Leveraged Finance, Private Equity
  • Front Office, Trading, Research & Investments
  • Project Managers, & Business Analysts (IT & Ops)
  • Compliance & Risk
  • Banking & Treasury
  • Quants, BI, Research & Analytics

Management Team

We established Top Tier Recruitment in January of 2016. Our aim was, and is, to help clients within the FinTech, Blockchain and Financial Services space to attract, hire and retain key staff across all areas from technology to finance.

Laura Smyth Director

I lead the technology side of the business and actively work on a broad range of roles from support to architecture and CTO positions. Specialising in FinTech, Blockchain and Financial Services, my team and I have a breadth of knowledge the allows us to continue to help clients attract, hire and retain staff at all levels.

Paul Smyth Director

I lead the non-technology side of our business. Having worked in the FinTech & Financial Services space since starting my recruitment career in 2007, I have a depth of knowledge and wide network in these areas. We advise and support clients attract, hire and retain staff at all levels across finance, operations, HR, legal and sales.