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Providing specialist candidate recruitment across specific divisions

Howett Thorpe is an Accountancy and Finance recruitment specialist operating across the Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire and Middlesex regions. The business succeeds in providing solutions on a temporary, permanent and interim basis across all our divisions.

We have recently launched of our new HR & Talent Solutions division, focused on serving all HR & Talent professionals across the South East. The division will complement our established Finance & Accountancy recruitment services allowing us to strengthen our service delivery capability to all of our customers

Howett Thorpe is structured to ensure you will always work with experienced Recruitment Consultants who understand the importance of your career; past, present and future. Our goal is to understand your needs so we can competently relay your accountancy/finance and HR skills and experience to the right business. Our excellent client relationships, developed since our inception in 1988, provide you with the very best opportunities and insight into company cultures. This invaluable insight and knowledge help us bring job specifications to life prior to application and interview.

We have specialist consultants within each division of the business and pride ourselves on offering a consultative approach. In order to achieve exceptional levels of service for our recruitment divisions operate in the following divisions:



  • Executive
  • HR Generalists
  • Senior Finance and Qualified
  • Talent Acquisition & Internal Recruitment
  • Non-Qualified and Transactional
  • L&D
  • Temporary, Interim and Contract
  • Talent Management
  • Practice and Tax
  • OD Specialists
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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