Case Studies

Every organisation’s talent sourcing needs are different.

That’s why we develop a bespoke talent sourcing plan that is designed to help you achieve your business objectives through the people that you hire. Each of the following case studies illustrates how we understood the challenges facing our clients, created a solution and implemented the talent search campaign that benefits our client’s business. If you would like to know more about how we can help you to meet your talent resourcing needs, then contact us.

  • FP&A Analyst for a Billion-turnover Energy Company

    This £1.5 Billion turnover Energy business had conducted a search for an FP&A Analyst, a critical role giving support for their 5 year strategic plan. This Analyst would be looking after their entire budgeting process and be responsible for assisting with decisions around their cash positioning and cashflow.

    We were the third agency to be instructed on this role. The last two offered candidates had been counter-offered from their current company and subsequently they decided not to move – a frustrating outcome after a lot of work and time invested in the recruitment process.

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  • Financial Accountant for a Billion-Turnover Property Firm

    A large £1 Billion turnover Property and Infrastructure firm were looking to hire a strong Financial Accountant to join their team.

    They initially wanted someone who could be technically competent on the reporting side as well as being able to put together the management accounts pack and specific MI for the board. Originally, they wanted a newly qualified ACCA/CIMA accountant, but they were struggling to find the right candidate as they were recruiting just before people were obtaining their full qualification, making the market seem a lot quieter than they had hoped.

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  • Consultation with a newly relocated property firm

    One of our clients, a large property and facilities firm, decided to move their head office to just outside of Central London. The move had an unfortunate effect for some of the existing staff who would no longer be able to travel, meaning that new hires would be made for when they left the company.

    While being sensitive to this situation, we completed a consultation and risk assessment of the business to date and what kind of staffing requirements would be needed going forward. We also looked to see if we could help any... read more

  • Financial Controller for a new PE-backed Technology Company

    As a disruptive new entrant into the business finance market, the CEO of this technology business needed a Financial Controller with highly specific skills and industry knowledge to help drive the business forward.

    The CEO briefed us on the role, and during our consultation they named a competitor as a possible source of an ideal candidate who would bring those hard-to-source skills to the business if they joined. Within two days, we had made discreet contact with the right individual in the competitor and set up an initial interview for us to meet with... read more

  • Technical EMEA role for an NYSE-Listed Real Estate corporation

    With a fast-paced financial reporting regime designed to meet the needs of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), this global property and real estate corporation needed to swiftly fill an EMEA technical financial accounting vacancy.

    The client had two key challenges. There was concern that the talent search would be lengthy because of candidate notice periods. The client was also facing the challenge of attracting good quality newly qualified candidates as there was considerable competition between employers in the marketplace.

    Having taken the brief, and understood the requirements of the role, we... read more


If you have found our case studies insightful and want to talk to one of our consultants about filling your next vacancy, contact us now.