Discover your next job or find your ideal employee with CMD Recruitment, the largest and most established recruitment agency in Wiltshire and Bath.
CMD Recruitment works closely with our clients to identify their particular needs and requirements. We create and maintain open lines of communication, creating long-term, close working relationships. We know accountancy recruitment through-and-through, and we can use our exhaustive database of talent to help you find your accountancy talent, whether you’re looking for a candidate on a part-time, full-time or interim basis. We will curate a list of desirable, talented candidates selected specially for your company, with skills and experience you need to thrive as a business.
Our expert recruitment specialists understand the necessary skills for each role and can help streamline the recruitment process, utilising interviewing techniques and screening methods so you can rest assured you’ll get an impressive short-list, whether you’re looking for a Financial Director or an Accounts Assistant.
Finding the perfect candidate for accountancy roles can be an overwhelming task. We know you have a lot riding on finding just the right person. We also know that the time investment of recruitment isn’t to be underestimated. This is why we’ve streamlined our recruitment process over the years, resulting in speedier, more efficient accountancy recruitment for our happy clients.
Our recruitment consultants are experts in the field of accountancy and they know how to match accounting professionals with their dream jobs at aspirational companies. We have years of experience connecting accounting and financial employers and employees, and we offer invaluable advice on both sides of any potential partnership.
For us, recruitment isn’t solely about hard skills or qualifications. In our experience, we see the best success when we take into account company culture, values and personality. We want to create long-term working relationships for our candidates and clients, so we take the time to get to know your business, what you want out of the role and how your ideal candidate will help to support organisational objectives. We believe this guarantees the best results for your business, which is why employers return to us for their accountancy recruitment.
Given our time in accountancy recruitment and the reputation we’ve built, we have a vast network of accountancy professionals, which allows us to introduce you to experienced, proficient professionals in areas including FCA, ACCA & CIMA. Advertise a job with us today to find your ideal employee.
We know that employers in the field of accountancy have specific expectations for those they hire.
We want our candidates to demonstrate that they can work autonomously while still meeting deadlines and producing high-quality results. With the right knowledge, qualifications, and experience related to accountancy practices as well as hands-on experience working with financial professionals.
Our dedicated accountancy recruitment consultants will work with you to understand your business, recruitment strategy, requirements and way of working. We want our potential hires to understand your company culture before interviewing for positions. Understanding how the company operates helps applicants become better prepared when answering questions during interviews or discussing deliverables during onboarding sessions. Being aware of the employer’s values gives individuals insight into how best to fit into the organisation. With this understanding in place, we can confidently deliver clarity and confidence between candidate and client.
Compensation for positions in the accountancy sector can vary dramatically depending on the job position, years of experience and qualifications required. The highest paying salaries for the accountancy sector from bookkeepers to CFOs can be found in our comprehensive Salary Guide. You can also check out our guide on the highest-paying jobs in accounting.
We do the legwork so you don’t have to. We will conduct video interviews, discussions and assessments before presenting you with a handful of resumes that are best-suited to your vacancy.
When looking for the right candidates for your role, we look at everything from hard skills to soft skills, attitude and approach. We look at things such as general business knowledge, software proficiency, attention to detail, critical thinking and spreadsheet proficiency, as well as other requirements specific to your role and company. Before we begin assessments and discussions, we will explore the ins and outs of the position with you to determine what a truly successful candidate looks like.
Our exhaustive database of accountancy professionals in Wiltshire and Bath is continually growing and expanding.
Here’s how our accountancy recruitment agency will work with you to find you your ideal employee:
When it comes to a job in accountancy, there are a number of avenues you could explore. Some prefer to begin their career journey with a university course, while others opt for an apprenticeship or training with a professional body.
If you choose to go to university, you’ll typically need 4-5 GCSEs (including English and Maths) and two A Levels. You should then choose a subject that demonstrates your excellent ability with numeracy and analytical thinking. Relevant accountancy-related degrees include:
Whether you’re looking for your first accountancy role or you are an experienced accountant with decades of experience, we can help you. As an employment agency, will work closely with you to find you a position that perfectly aligns with your career aspirations.
When considering qualifications for a role in accounting and finance, it’s important to understand what you are looking for. While different roles may require specific certifications or educational backgrounds, there are some general qualifications that many employers prefer when reviewing applicants.
Working in accounting and finance usually requires a degree, whilst roles such as chartered accountants require the relevant professional qualifications such as an ACCA or ACA.
The accountancy recruitment process is tailored to ensure a candidate possesses the right competencies and qualities to thrive and excel in the role. This will usually include verbal and numerical reasoning tests, personality tests and assessments to test your abilities.
Preparing for an interview is essential to ensuring success. To ensure you make the best impression possible, check out our management accountant-focused interview question prep blog.
The best accountancy and finance professionals make your business work more efficiently. They make financial decisions that could improve profit margins, save money, and uncover new avenues of income. So it makes sense to take the time to find the right individuals for your business. We appreciate the importance of connecting talented candidates with opportunities that will allow them to flourish, which is why we take extra steps to ensure the candidates you meet with are ideally suited to your company.
We look beyond skills on a CV and take the time to identify the passion and motivation of every candidate. By taking the time to get to know candidates and their motivations, we can increase staff retention by placing them in roles that will challenge and engage them. For employers, this means lower recruitment costs, increased staff loyalty, and the ability to plan for the future with confidence.
There are many benefits of using a recruitment agency. If you’re suffering high staff turnover in accountancy or finance roles, it’s time to take a personalised approach to recruitment. Working with CMD Recruitment will give you a competitive edge that will enable you to fill staff vacancies quickly while also focussing on long-term recruitment objectives. Get in touch with our team today to learn more about how we can help you hire the best candidates.
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We have helped to place top talent in a range of accounting roles at all seniorities from entry-level positions to leadership roles, including:
If you’re also looking to fill another role within your organisation, we’re also experienced and knowledgeable in other areas. Explore what recruitment sectors we serve and how we can help you.