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Why not put our accountancy recruitment skills to the test if you need either a full time or temporary Accounts Assistant, Credit Controller, Bookkeeper, Ledger Clerk, Qualified Management Accountant, Financial Analyst, Financial Controller or Specialist Accountant. It costs absolutely nothing to receive our very best accounting candidate CVs for your vacancy. We only charge a fee if someone joins your company.

When you register your accounting vacancy, you are in good hands, as a leading financial recruiter, we have been delivering professional services to the majority of the ‘Top 20’ accountants in the UK along with over 2,000 other clients since 1999. Whether you are a relatively small business with 50 employees or less, looking for advice and help with your position or a large corporate firm with thousands of staff, we will already be working with companies like yours.

We led the way with our sensible recruitment fee charging in 1999 and are proud of our industry achievement and standing. HR Leaders and Finance Directors at some of the UK's leading businesses have been saving money with us for years.

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Save your company thousands of pounds

Our cost effective accountancy recruitment service does not in any way compromise on quality. Our customers know they receive fantastic service, quality, delivery and value and that's why they come back to register more business time and time again. Over 80% of the Ashdown Group's business is made up of returning customers, looking for a full agency service whilst delivering bottom line savings.

The best accounting staff for your business

We register almost 30,000 CVs every month but the benefit to you doesn't stop there. We have access to hundreds of high-calibre people that live within 5 miles of every UK business who are looking for the next career move. We spend hundreds of thousands of pounds on advertising and marketing every year to give our customers the best candidate choice when they are recruiting. Our powerful Ashdown database currently contains the CV's of over a million experienced professionals, so you can rest assured that you will be receiving the very best candidates available.

Over 30,000 job applications and CV updates each month

In order to find the professional accounting personnel our clients expect to interview, we carry out an extensive search and selection campaign. Having taken the time to fully understand your business requirements, we will take good care with the management of your job vacancy. Armed with the best database and Internet searching tools modern technology offers, we search and select from a further five subscribed databases with the intention of presenting highly suitable candidates for interview.

Our searching tools help us to reduce thousands of potentially suitable CVs to a highly targeted shortlist of about a hundred people to consider. You benefit from us broadcasting your vacancy electronically to a carefully targeted audience on our own in-house database. Discretion of course is assured and we never disclose the identity of our customer until we are given the go-ahead to do so.

Our interviewing process often takes several days to fully complete and we set the highest standards. Many of the people we contact aren't looking at the well-known job boards and we task ourselves with ethically positioning our customer's vacancy in the most attractive way possible without ever making an opportunity sound better than it really is. We promote the benefits of working for your company and make sure we match people who suit your company culture.

Established in 1999 - full REC and APSCO membership

Our recruiters deliver quickly on clients’ instructions; carefully searching for professional staff that will actually impress in a face-to-face interview situation. Persistence and patience are essential when carrying out a search and selection campaign and we won't give up until we think we have found the right people for you to interview.

Comprehensive recruitment insurance

Our aim is to become your first choice recruiter and we will work hard to ensure that you are impressed with the professional help, advice and overall experience you receive when outsourcing the management of your firm's requirements.

Hire your next finance or accounts member of staff with the confidence and backing of the Ashdown's 100% rebate that spans the first full thirteen weeks of someone's employment. Recruiting Managers have been praising our industry leading full 100% rebate since 1999. We have received recognition from accounts department managers at some of the UK's biggest businesses for our confident, reassuring rebate promise.

The Ashdown Group are one of the UK's leading national agencies and it would be our pleasure to show you what we can do. If you need service, quality, delivery and cost effective accountancy recruitment, call and speak to us now. We have a friendly and open approach and our fees are transparent. We would like our chance to impress you.


Finance Directors

Ashdown Executive are specialists in C-level roles, including Finance Director and CFO. If you have a very senior level Finance requirement, consider contacting our executive team.


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