fbpx

All Specialism

Audit
Taxation
General Practice
Corporate Finance
Management Accounting

 We are a dedicated and highly successful niche boutique recruitment agencies based in Sheffield.

Barber McLelland have a proven track record of ensuring that we connect high calibre candidates with the best opportunities in the accountancy sector – working to thoroughly understand the needs of our clients and the candidates we represent, to ensure the most successful fit between employer and employee.

Since 2001, we have successfully partnered a wide range of businesses within Professional Practice, including the Big 4, Top 10, Mid-Tier and Independent Accountancy Practices, specialising in the niche sectors of Audit, Business Services, Corporate Tax, Personal Tax, Specialist Tax (R&D, Trusts, VAT, Employment) General Practice, Corporate Finance and Insolvency.

Our unrivalled market knowledge and expertise allows us to fully understand the challenges of successfully attracting and recruiting top talent for strategically important accountancy job roles.

Accountancy professionals

We know how difficult it can be to find the right opportunity to really suit your needs. We want to take the time to understand what you want from your next move and we appreciate that just because you may be perfect for a particular job, it doesn’t mean that job is perfect for you.

Accountancy professionals

We endeavour to meet with every person we represent face-to-face so that we can learn about what you want, what motivates you, channel your strengths and work on your employability weaknesses.

Once we feel that we have a full understanding of you and your aspiration, we will then work in partnership with you, providing you with an action plan and ultimately advise on the businesses and opportunities which we feel would suit your skills and more importantly you as an individual.

Find Out More

Client Services

We can offer you a number of unique benefits in choosing us as your Accountancy Recruitment partner.

  • Unrivalled market knowledge and expertise
  • Extensive network of accounting professionals
  • High level of exclusive referrals

Client Services

Attracting the top talent within the Accountancy Profession has always been an on-going challenge for all firms.


At Barber McLelland we feel that it is highly important to understand our client needs, culture and their long-term recruitment strategy. Allowing you to have a recruitment partner who understands you as a business and has the ability to effectively represent you in this highly competitive market.

Find Out More

Accountancy professionals

We know how difficult it can be to find the right opportunity to really suit your needs. We want to take the time to understand what you want from your next move and we appreciate that just because you may be perfect for a particular job, it doesn’t mean that job is perfect for you.

Accountancy professionals

We endeavour to meet with every person we represent face-to-face so that we can learn about what you want, what motivates you, channel your strengths and work on your employability weaknesses.

Once we feel that we have a full understanding of you and your aspiration, we will then work in partnership with you, providing you with an action plan and ultimately advise on the businesses and opportunities which we feel would suit your skills and more importantly you as an individual.

Find Out More

Client Services

We can offer you a number of unique benefits in choosing us as your Accountancy Recruitment partner.

  • Unrivalled market knowledge and expertise
  • Extensive network of accounting professionals
  • High level of exclusive referrals

Client Services

Attracting the top talent within the Accountancy Profession has always been an on-going challenge for all firms.


At Barber McLelland we feel that it is highly important to understand our client needs, culture and their long-term recruitment strategy. Allowing you to have a recruitment partner who understands you as a business and has the ability to effectively represent you in this highly competitive market.

Find Out More

Search for your new career using your mobile device

 

Our Recommendations

Barber McLelland have a proven track record of ensuring that we connect high calibre candidates with the best opportunities in the accountancy sector.

After an initial telephone chat with Justin, I met him to discuss how he could help me in my search for a new position. He took the time to make sure he fully understood my requirements, even helping prepare my CV.
I have used Barber McLelland both as a Tax Professional looking to recruit new staff and as a candidate seeking a new role. The service I have received has been both professional and efficient.

Advice HQ

How stable is an accountancy career COVID-19 and beyond?

How stable is an accountancy career COVID-19 and beyond?

How stable is an accountancy career COVID-19 and beyond?

Across all industries, the employment market has become increasingly competitive due to the impact of the global pandemic; all professions are emerging transformed, as a result of new digital processes, societal demands and enhanced ways of working.

Accountancy has been referred to as one of the most recession-proof careers due to being characterised by security. The outlook for accountants is therefore hopeful, with the shifts in business operations placing accountancy needs at the forefront of the transformed environment.

Uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has led

Read More
How to effectively and remotely onboard your latest employees

How to effectively and remotely onboard your latest employees

Securing new staff within the accountancy profession can be difficult, so ensuring that your latest employees are at ease with their new position is vital. This links closely to the onboarding process as effective company practices can increase retention and productivity significantly as it facilitates staff members to feel valued from the outset.

Onboarding is a process concentrated on the long-term; carried out correctly, it enables new staff to become accustomed to their new colleagues, comprehend their role and recognise what value they provide to the organisation.

Nonetheless, as the onboarding experience

Read More
Are you ready to reach your full accountancy career potential?

Are you ready to reach your full accountancy career potential?

Here at Barber McLelland, where we have been delivering a highly tailored, niche recruitment service for 6 years, our focus on the accountancy profession within the Yorkshire and East Midlands regions has allowed strong relationships to be forged within the industry. Our proficiency encompasses recruitment from entry level to senior management for independent accountants, specialist boutiques, national accountancy firms and the Big 4. Dealing exclusively with accountancy roles concentrated in audit, taxation, general practice, corporate finance and management accounting has enabled extensive knowledge and understanding of these sectors.

Since 2001 we

Read More