About Recruitment

In 1996, Allison and Ross Paton founded Paton Personnel on the premise that a new specialist agency offering more technically accurate recruitment services in the Financial Recruitment arena could best serve the needs of clients and candidates in a manner that broadly generalist agencies were unable. Paton Personnel has successfully grown to become a leading recruitment company in South Africa and a dominant recruitment provider in the Financial Services sector and beyond.

We focus primarily on recruiting across-the-board for all professional roles in:
  • Financial Services:
    • Banking:
      • Investment Banking, Sales & Trading, Research,
      • Retail Banking, Business & Corporate Banking
    • Asset Management and Private Wealth Management
    • Insurance: both Short & Long Term
  • Commerce & Industry
  • Government & Parastatals
Our role specialty includes 20 years of recruiting experience in:
  • Corporate Finance and Private Equity
  • Financial Markets
  • Strategy Design & Implementation
  • Accounts & Finance & Audit
  • Credit, Risk & Compliance
  • Key Account Management and Coverage
  • HR, Marketing & Communications, Investor Relations
  • IT
  • Legal & Company Secretarial
  • Property
  • Procurement & Supply Chain
  • Aviation & Motor
Paton Personnel offers unparalleled results through a combination of our top-calibre and technically strong Consultants, our large database of specialist candidates, our extensive network and market intelligence.

PMR Awards

PMR Award
    2017 – Diamond Arrow
  • Financial (Diamond Arrow)
  • Insurance (Diamond Arrow)
  • Legal (Diamond Arrow)
  • Insurance – (Diamond Arrow)
  • Legal – (Diamond Arrow)
  • Banking – (Golden Arrow)
  • Banking – (Golden Arrow)
  • Legal – (Diamond Arrow)