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Specialist Accountancy, Senior & Executive Finance, Public Practice & Human Resources Recruitment.
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Specialising in Public Practice recruitment, supporting firms of Chartered and Certified Accountants across the South East. Recruiting from trainee to Partner level for positions in Audit & Assurance, Business Services, Taxation, Insolvency & Restructuring, Bookkeeping and Payroll. We have an established reputation and proven track record of supporting Top 20, Mid-Tier and Independent Firms with an individually tailored service.

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Partner with Goldhawk Associates

Partner with Goldhawk Associates to ensure the right talent is found for your business. We offer a consultative approach to each piece of recruitment and tailor our services to meet your exacting requirements. The repeat business we receive is a testament to our high quality and responsive services.

Public Practice Team

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Louisa Rowland

Executive Consultant

Louisa Rowland

South East – Public Practice Division

Permanent & Interim Recruitment

All Salaries

Office: 01622 697750

  

Megan Desmond

Operations & Resourcing Manager

Megan Desmond

Accountancy, Public Practice & Human Resources Recruitment

Operations & Resourcing Manager

Office: 01622 697750

  

 Testimonials

  • Michaela has been brilliant throughout the recruitment process on two occasions. She was professional, friendly and proactive in areas where I have found many other recruiters lacking. I am immensely grateful for the work she has done on my behalf to find me the best role I could have hoped for. Client 24 – Michaela

  • I had a wonderful experience with Goldhawk Associates, and Dan in particular was a pleasure to work with. He was not only friendly and approachable but also maintained excellent communication throughout the entire process. Thanks to their help, I landed a great job more local. Highly recommend to all! Client 23 – Daniel Stickels

  • I enjoy working with my Goldhawk partners, as there is always a high level of communication throughout the process and, shared candidates are always of a high standard. Client 22 – Marc

  • I would like to say a big thank you for the good work Louisa has done. I am glad I had decided to respond to your call. It’s really great how easy it was to get my information across and to work together to secure my job. Thank you. Client 21 – Louisa

  • Daniel has an in-depth knowledge of our businesses and the type of person I am looking to recruit both from a technical aspect but also character and fit within our business. He always gives me good honest feedback regarding salary level, availability of candidates and comments made by candidates which is greatly appreciated. Client 20 – Dan

  • The level of service was top-notch, it exceeded my expectations. The team’s professionalism and dedication stood out from day one with Marc who takes time to understand clients’ specific needs and was always on hand to answer questions throughout the process. Working with Marc and the wider Goldhawk team was an absolute pleasure, and I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a first-class personalised service. Client 19 – Marc

  • I will 100% recommended to everyone I know that is looking for new role. And for sure I will be using you again (when the time comes). Extremely professional, helpful and friendly! Always a pleasure to work with. They make the search and transition to a new role as seamless as possible. Hats off to you all, thank you. Client 18 – Daniel & Joe

  • I would happily recommend Marc and Goldhawk Associates – very good communication and always very sensible discussions about any roles that may be of interest. Client 17 – Marc

  • I was contacted by Louisa from Goldhawk Associates regarding an opening in my previous field, and was given plenty of details and advice ahead of the interview. As I was snowed under with other projects at that time, Louisa was dogged in her determination to keep in touch and make sure everything ran smoothly to the satisfaction of both parties, and remains contactable after securing the role. I cannot fault my Goldhawk experience one bit; diligent, professional, courteous – and unlike some I have encountered in this field, it has been a genuine pleasure to chat on the telephone with her as if we had known each other for ages. Client 16 – Louisa

  • The service that Goldhawk provided was absolutely brilliant. They listened to what I was looking for in a new role, sourced the roles that matched it well, gave great advice and guidance for interviews, and updates were communicated to me instantly. Would 100% recommend to anyone looking for a new role. Client 15 – Louisa & Joe

  • I have worked with Louisa for many years in looking for candidates to join and improve our team. Over the years I have found Louisa's insight into the accountancy industry to be invaluable and her advice has helped us identify the right candidates for the right vacancies. When it came time for me personally to look for a new challenge I did not hesitate to contact Louisa and ask for her help to find a new practice to work in. During the whole process she was on hand to answer any questions or concerns I had, and she was able to guide me through the process, something I had not had to do personally for nearly 20 years. What could have been a very difficult and stressful situation was made all the easier for her guidance and experience, and it has helped me settle into my new position all the easier. Client 14 – Louisa

  • Louisa was extremely helpful with my job application, she made the process easier and was able to give me feedback throughout. I was successful with my job and have received support since I started. A massive thank you for all your help! Client 13 – Louisa

  • "I have worked with Louisa for 7-8 years in looking for candidates to join and improve our team. Over the years I have found Louisa's insight into the accountancy industry to be invaluable and her advice has helped us identify the right candidates for the right vacancies. When it came time for me personally to look for a new challenge I did not hesitate to contact Louisa and ask for her help to find a new practice to work in. During the whole process she was on hand to answer any questions or concerns I had, and she was able to guide me through the process, something I had not had to do personally for nearly 20 years.
    What could have been a very difficult and stressful situation was made all the easier for her guidance and experience, and it has helped me settle into my new position all the easier."

    Client 12 – Louisa

  • "The service provided was very professional and the staff were very patient and kind. Their response time to queries and questions were impeccable and there were very understanding throughout the whole recruitment process. They were also supportive in preparing me for the interview which gave me more confidence."

    Candidate 14 – Marc

  • "We received an excellent service from Dan and colleagues and would not hesitate to utilise the services of Goldhawk / Dan again in the future"

    Client 11 – Dan

  • "I would highly recommend the services of Goldhawk due to the personal touch that they offer, they are focused on the right candidate for the right role, quality not quantity! Dan understands very quickly the role requirement, acts swiftly even in a difficult market and gives honest feedback so that the best decision can be made."

    Client 10

  • "Louisa has been absolutely amazing! She listened carefully to my job requirements and found me a new role, within a few days, that matched everything I was asking for. Even though I already started the new job, Louisa is still in touch with me to make sure I am happy in my new role and has been on hand every step of the way. I would highly recommend getting in touch with Louisa if you’re looking for a new job!"

    Candidate 12

  • "Helpful, brilliant and easy experience. Thank you for helping me with my next step in my career. Would highly recommend, as Louisa offers her time when needed and is available to answer any questions."

    Candidate 11

  • "Joe was excellent throughout the whole process. He replied to my messages very quickly, including during out of office hours and on weekends. He checked in before both my interviews to make sure I was comfortable and called me with feedback very quickly afterwards. He eased any worries I had and I would definitely recommend him to others."

    Candidate 10

  • "I would just like to say my point of contact, Louisa Rowland, has been amazing with me. Quick to respond to emails and always there for help & advice. Open and honest from the start, thank you Louisa"

    Candidate 9

  • "This was a seamless process - all sorted within 2 weeks - from initial conversation about the role through to confirming start date. Excellent communication and response throughout. Couldn't have asked for more from Joe - thanks so much - wish more were like you!!"

    Client 8

  • "Always a pleasure to deal with such a professional company, always friendly and helpful. The first company I'd go to and the first I'd recommend."

    Candidate 8

  • Joe Pawlica has been amazing throughout my application for a new role after redundancy. I was recommended to him by a previous colleague for a role that had been bought to his attention and from that moment on I have been in constant communication with Joe. He has been very professional and kept me up to date via WhatsApp and phone calls which suits me perfectly. He has been very considerate and sent me kind messages to wish me luck and catch up with me to make sure everything has gone smoothly. I can’t thank you enough Joe for all your assistance and support during what can be a difficult time.

    Candidate 6

  • It’s refreshing to work with a Recruitment Consultancy that can provide that highly personalised and consultative approach by quickly gaining a detailed understanding of the business needs and scope of the role as well as having that detailed understanding of their candidates’ aspirations, skills and cultural fit to get the perfect match.

    Client5

  • Goldhawk provide a very professional and efficient service, they really listen to the requirements of their clients and put forward high quality candidates. Goldhawk’s involvement here has made the recruitment process for this particular role quick and hassle free.

    Client4

  • Simon was given a hard brief, from a network of family companies, with all the curious working methods that family companies create for themselves. There was a convoluted history and a complex brief for a critical position. He was asked to not deluge us with candidates but to make a judicious selection based on our brief and his knowledge of us. He did exactly that, and delivered several candidates that were clearly of calibre, on brief and professionally appropriate. In my years of interviewing it’s rare to get one stand out candidate let alone several. I have no idea if our experience was the exception or the norm, but there’s very little I can fault, and believe me, I’ve tried to be critical. It was all a lot easier than it could have been.

    Client3

  • Marc provided a very professional service, attentive to our requirements and presented good candidates fully briefed on our company expectations. I would have no qualms about recommending Goldhawk for accounting candidates, and will certainly be using them again as we continue our expansion.

    Client2

  • I have worked with Goldhawk for a number of years but this was the first time with Daniel. He took the time to come and visit us, understand the business and the type of person we needed. The one candidate who was put forward for interview was the candidate we offered the role to. They were exactly what we were looking for. The process was very smooth from start to finish. I highly recommend Daniel and Goldhawk for any accountancy recruitment.

    Client1

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