Contract & Temporary Division

Contract & Temporary Division

The Contract and Temporary Division specialise in providing cost effective, quality non-permanent staffing solutions

Ranging from short to long term contracts (including maternity covers) across all finance disciplines, including:  Accounts functions, Tax, Treasury and Internal Audit. All candidates are carefully interviewed, qualification checked and (where relevant) referenced.

Our client base is extensive, ranging from SME’s to Blue Chip, global, household named companies across Surrey, Hampshire,Berkshire and Middlesex. We mirror our Permanent Division by specialising at the following levels:

Within Senior Recruitment: Qualified and Qualified by experience, Financial Accountants, Management Accountants, Statutory Accountants Financial Controllers, Finance Directors, Internal Auditors, Year-End Accountants, Project Accountants, Systems Implementation, Analysts, SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) compliance.

Within Part Qualified/Accountancy Support:  Assistant Accountants, Part Qualified Management Accountants, Analysts, Sales Ledger Clerks, Purchase Ledger Clerks, Bookkeepers and Accounts Assistants, Credit Controllers, Payrollers and Account Administrators.
At Howett Thorpe we offer a number of ways in which we can pay our candidates:

  • Limited Company Basis – Working through a Limited Company or a Limited Company umbrella. Candidates are therefore responsible for their own PAYE and will invoice Howett Thorpe at an agreed rate on a fortnightly basis.
  • PAYE – Howett Thorpe is responsible for PAYE and will pay candidates at an agreed rate on a fortnightly basis on receipt of an authorised timesheet
  • Contract – Clients will employ candidates on a contractual basis for a certain period of time and pay them directly.

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  • 100% again another well matched candidate. The whole accounts department now consists of HT candidates.

    Practice Manager Legal Company in Surrey
  • We have used Howett Thorpe for a number of roles. The relationship we have with the staff there is excellent and we know it's only a quick call and they will have everything in hand.

    Human Resources IT company in Surrey
  • Richard was fantastic - great quality CVs and a pleasure to work with, would definitely use Howett Thorpe again.

    Human Resources Catering Company in Middlesex
  • Excellent service as usual! Wouldn't use another agency - Howett Thorpe are the only agency that don't harass me every other week!

    Finance Manager Leisure Industry in Surrey
  • Julia is a joy to work with. Understands needs of role and company. Fourth recruitment done for me and has yet to provide a CV I wouldn't hire. She is the reason I use Howett Thorpe, a real asset you.

    Group Financial Controller IT company in Hampshire
  • Julia has saved me so much time and effort by ensuring that I get the right CV's. She has made sure that the process runs as smoothly as possible, and is a pleasure to work with. I cannot recommend Julia highly enough.

    Group Financial Controller IT company, Surrey
  • Laura was amazing and made me feel at ease the whole way through the whole interview process to getting the job.  She really is one in a million.

    Group Financial Controller G Potts
  • We have worked with Laura for several years now and she always manages to understand our needs, she is a dream to work with.

    Finance Manager Import Company in Surrey
  • Very helpful and prompt in arranging suitable candidates.

    Processing Manager Business Services in Surrey
  • Mark Bonner specifically has been a great support and we have enjoyed working with him

    Human Resources Blue Chip company in Surrey