Competitive - Accountancy Practice - Recruitment Consultant/Manager
Ref: 3624 Date Posted: Monday 17 Jan 2022
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Public Practice Consultant – Edinburgh based 
The iMultiply Public Practice team recruit accountancy professionals for positions within accountancy firms throughout Scotland and North West England. 
Our customers range from the household names of the ‘Big Four’ multinational accountancy practices all the way through to small and medium sized local independent firms.  

We recruit across all disciplines within the Public Practice space including Audit, Business Services, Tax, Corporate Finance, Corporate Recovery/Insolvency and Payroll – and at all levels from part qualified trainees to Directors and Partners. 
Due to the successful year experienced by the wider iMultiply business and by the Public Practice team in particular we are now looking to grow the team by adding an additional Consultant to manage and grow the Edinburgh part-qualified market. 
The role is for a ‘360’ Consultant meaning that as well as searching for and identifying suitable candidates the jobholder will also be liaising with our customers’ hiring managers and internal recruiters, maintaining and strengthening those relationships as well as developing new ones. 
Duties and Responsibilities will include: 

Sourcing and engaging with suitable candidates through effective use of the CRM system, LinkedIn, advertising/marketing, CV databases, referrals, headhunting and networking 
Conducting registration interviews in order to ascertain candidate suitability for specific vacancies and to understand the candidates’ work history, skills, experience, motivations and preferences   
Matching candidates to live vacancies and introducing the candidate to the customer with the aim of obtaining an interview for the candidate 

Proactively promoting candidates to customers on an ‘opportunity hire’ basis 
Liaising with both parties in setting up the interview process   

Preparing the candidate for interview 
Providing interview feedback to both parties 
Handling salary negotiations and the offer process 
Point of contact for customers looking to recruit part-qualified vacancies in Edinburgh and the East 

Taking job briefs, attending agency briefings and managing client relationships 

Attending networking events and seeking out business development opportunities 

Developing relationships with hiring managers, HR departments and internal recruitment contacts 

Involvement in marketing activity and assisting with running events 
Working closely and collaboratively with other areas of the business    

The Person: 
The role is open to graduates and to non-graduates who have work experience in other sectors e.g accountancy or sales 

Attributes will include excellent written and verbal communication skills, an inquisitive nature, good listening skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritise, and an advanced level of commercial awareness  

On Offer: 
This is a unique opportunity to join a highly successful team that can offer a warm and well-established desk and will provide excellent training, mentoring and support. The Public Practice team has a wealth of knowledge and experience and the successful candidate will work closely with all members of the team. 

The role comes with a competitive remuneration package and an industry leading bonus scheme. 
The benefits package includes an excellent annual leave allowance including Christmas shutdown and an option to buy and sell holiday days, flexible and remote working (upon the completion of the probationary period), 3 weeks paid sabbatical after the completion of 5 years, your birthday off if it falls within the working week, wellness fund, access to private healthcare, CSR days, quarterly and annual awards/prizes, duvet days and several more. 

iMultiply has a unique culture which is embodied by our three core values of Innovation, Integrity and Inclusion. Providing an excellent experience to anyone that uses our services is at the core of what the organisation is about and we aim to be the most knowledgeable and the most professional operators in our sector. 
Our culture also means we embrace and advance a Diversity & Inclusion agenda, working with organisations such as LGBT Youth Scotland and Black Professionals Scotland, and that we work very closely with a partner in the Charitable sector Project Scotland. 

For further information please contact Alex Allen on 07719 108230 or at

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.