Qualified and Senior Finance division

Our knowledgeable consultants offer a full range of recruitment solutions for roles including Finance Manager, Financial Controller, Finance Director, Head of Finance and CFO’s. We assist businesses of all sizes from SME’s to Blue Chip organisations and PLC’s providing a first-class recruitment service.

Part qualified division

Specialising in ACCA, CIMA and other professional accountancy studiers, ranging from candidates just starting their professional qualifications through to Finalists.

Non-Qualified and Transactional division

Our attentive consultants provide Accountancy support staff such as Ledger Clerks, Credit Controllers and Payroll staff through to Part Qualified, Management and Financial Accountants.

Public Practice Division and Specialist Sectors Division

This dedicated division has responsibility for recruitment in both Public Practice firms covering vacancies from Graduates to Partners as well as Tax & Treasury positions within Commerce to include Risk & Internal Audit and Public Sector Recruitment.

Interim and Temporary Division

We provide cost effective, quality interim and temporary staffing solutions ranging from short to long term contracts (including maternity covers) across all finance disciplines, including: Accountancy Support, Qualified, Part qualified Tax and Audit. All candidates are carefully interviewed, qualification checked and (where applicable) referenced.

We offer several 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 weekly basis.
  • PAYE – Howett Thorpe is responsible for PAYE and will pay candidates at an agreed rate on a weekly basis on receipt of an authorised timesheet.
  • Contract – Clients will employ candidates on a contractual basis for a certain period and pay them directly.

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Our clients and candidates have their say

Julie and Chris were always available when needed and the timings were good. The candidates sent were suitable to our requirements. If I need help with recruitment again I would not hesitate to work with Howett Thorpe.

Talent Acquisition Specialist, Global Technology 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

Excellent service – this was a textbook exercise in how to recruit for a client properly.

Group Finance Director, Architects in Surrey

Very helpful and prompt in arranging suitable candidates.

Processing Manager, Business Services in Surrey

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

Practice Manager, Legal Company in Surrey

Julie Mott and Laura before her have always just got us, they know the type of person that works and that doesn’t. Julie is a very real individual and I enjoy working with her when the opportunities arise

Financial Controller, Beverages company in Surrey

Thank you, Sam for your dedication and professional attitude helping me find my new role. If I ever find myself in between jobs again, I will not hesitate to make contact with Howett Thorpe as they are brilliant!!

S Price

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

The service I received from Edward Hendrick was excellent all round. He was easy to get hold of when I needed to talk to him and when the recruitment advanced we enjoyed a good dialogue.

S Higgins
Richard Stirling has been professional and reliable. He found me a job that’s a perfect match.
A Dogan-Winter

I just wanted to say thank you to the team at Howett Thorpe, from day one everyone was so welcoming and made me feel very comfortable. Kirsten made me feel at ease to call and chat about any worries that I had and gave me interview tips. It was really good to work with you and I will definitely keep in touch if I need a role in the future.

D St Rose

Howett Thorpe were very helpful, responsive and kept me up to date with all progress. They found me a new role quickly in a position that would not only give me experience outside of what I normally do, but to work with a great company that invest in their people. Thank you so much for your help. It is greatly appreciated.

L Ritch

I can only reiterate what a brilliant experience I had dealing with Alex Sapsed and Howett Thorpe. Just when I was beginning to lose heart, I am finding working in my new role a refreshing and very welcome change and I am back to enjoying coming to work again.

M Day