Recruitment Specialist - Accountancy

Job Description

Recruitment Specialist - Accountancy
£70 - £90k salary

VANRATH is Northern Ireland's leading specialist recruitment consultancy, established over 20 years ago, and trusted business partner to many of NI's key employers when it comes to attracting key talent.

We have successfully placed over 15,000 employees into career defining roles, we have helped build, shape and support organisations from the ground up, many of which now support the rapidly expanding NI economy.

During this time VANRATH has become the highest rated recruitment agency in Northern Ireland with over 1000 Google reviews and counting!

VANRATH sets the tone for how specialist recruitment should operate, with many of our consultants living and breathing their respective industries and why time after time, organisations and job seekers alike, choose VANRATH as their preferred recruitment partner of choice for temporary, permanent and contract hiring solutions.

The Opportunity

We are seeking a highly ambitious recruitment or consultative sales professional to join our growing Accountancy Recruitment team, focused on fostering long term relationships with key clients and job seekers, with a professional and customer focused approach.

The Ideal Person

  • A strong academic profile
  • 1 - 2 year's Recruitment, or Consultative Sales experience


  • Relevant experience within the respective industry (Accountancy related)

We have multiple examples of high performing consultants that have moved from their respective industries and forged successful careers within recruitment.

The Package

  • Excellent base salary numbers
  • A guaranteed OTE for a period (6 months plus) as you get to grips with the recruitment flow within VANRATH
  • Up to 25% commission on placement fees generated (uncapped)
  • Westfield Health & Rewards including high street and gym discounts
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Client entertainment expenses
  • Coffee Dock, Fresh Fruit, Breakfast Fridays
  • Company away days
  • Referral bonus

Bench-marking against other recruitment agencies and similar professional sales sectors within NI has shown year on year, that our consultants have earned significantly more in their OTE!

We also operate a flat management structure and employ only senior consultants, creating a harmonious and collaborative work environment with the ability to maximise earning potential.

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Richard McFarland (Head of Talent) for a confidential conversation about life at VANRATH.

All initial conversations can be held off-site if necessary, and total discretion will be guaranteed.


VANRATH is experiencing record turnover and growth, a direct result of our continued investment and focus on the being the key recruitment partner for the Northern Irish market.

In 2021 we took ownership of a newly refurbished central Belfast office, providing our employees with somewhere to enjoy coming to work, equipped with all of the key facilities a modern and professional work environment should.

A brief snapshot of our office.

As part of our continued investment, we have also created a dedicated resource and training function, to ensure we continue to develop exceptional consultants that want to find a long-term home, with an employer that will invest in them.

By joining VANRATH, we will ensure you are set for a career, not a year in recruitment.