Four Practice - Client Services

As a recruitment firm focused purely on working with accountancy practices and corporate advisory firms we act as a business partner to many different types of organisations, offering much more than just recruitment services. The depth of our experience and understanding of this specialist sector enables us to add much value to our clients, supporting their growth plans, advising on human resource planning, assisting with outplacement and of course running bespoke recruitment processes.

Many of our clients have worked with us for more than 5 years, coming back to us again and again for help and advice. These clients have been and continue to be regular sources of referral to new and more diverse businesses, these referrals are made based on individual clients experiences of working with us. Referral is the lifeblood of what we do and new clients are always treated with the same care and attention as the clients that know us well. 

 

We recruit regularly up to Director / Partner level within the following areas of the accountancy and advisory sector:

  • Audit & Assurance
  • Tax (Personal & Corporate)
  • Business Services
  • Corporate Finance
  • Recovery & Restructuring
  • Forensic Accounting
  • VC / PE Funds
  • Investment Banking
  • Asset / Invoice Finance

 

Our specialist services include:

  • Contingency Recruitment assignments from Part-Qualified up to Partner level
  • UK wide Search & Selection Recruitment assignments at Director / Partner level
  • Human resource planning and organisational development
  • Outplacement work at all levels
  • Psychometric profiling

At the root of our success in delivering recruitment services lies our experience and the way in which we use it to gain a thorough understanding of your business and your specific recruitment requirements. When you engage us to recruit a senior or key member of your management team you can be assured that our approach will be thorough, involving each of the following steps:

  • Visiting you at your premises to build knowledge of your business and how it has progressed
  • Taking a detailed Job Description of the role and gaining an understanding of what you are trying to achieve
  • Drafting a detailed proposal covering the job description, the person specification, the methods used to identify and source candidates, timescales for shortlisting, interviewing and appointment
  • Thorough use of our network of contacts to identify potential candidates
  • Confidential search & selection activities
  • Advertising to underpin all recruitment activities
  • Complete campaign management – keeping you regularly informed and updated
  • Offer management
  • Aftercare to ensure a successful match for all parties involved

Given the quick turnaround frequently needed in todays market, it is just as important to apply the same attention to detail to contingency recruitment processes at all levels – against tight deadlines. You can be assured that when you request our help to find a key staff member at Part-Qualified, Qualified or Manager level our process will be just as thorough, involving the following steps:

  • Visiting you at your premises to take a detailed Job Description
  • Confidential advertising of your vacancy
  • Provision of a shortlist of reference-checked candidates
  • Face to face interviewing / pre-screening of all candidates prior to submittal
  • Management of interview process and arrangements
  • Delivery of offer and management of acceptance
  • Assistance with induction plan for new starter
  • Aftercare during probationary period 

 

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