Accounting Executive Search – Nigel Wright Talent Experts

Specialist accounting executive search firm

Nigel Wright Group is one of the leading professional recruitment agencies in the North of England. Since the late 1980s, we have helped a broad range of organisations in diverse sectors identify and attract finance and accounting talent for key senior-level roles. Our executive recruitment consultants are all discipline experts who enjoy access to strong talent networks in their markets.

We recruit Chief Financial Officers, Accounting Directors and Heads of Accounting positions for clients operating in the consumer, industrial, tech, and public and third sectors, as well as generic or specialist leadership roles such as CEO, MD, Vice President, and Partner-level opportunities within financial services firms. Alongside permanent opportunities, we also offer interim talent solutions.

To discuss your hiring needs and find out more about our accounting executive recruitment services, please contact us directly or use the chat function below to talk with a member of our team. Potential candidates can find all of the latest senior-level accounting jobs on our vacancies page and are encouraged to send us their CVs in advance of a confidential conversation.


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Our track record in accounting executive search

As a specialist accounting search firm, we’re proud to support organisations of all sizes with executive-level accounting talent acquisition projects. Our client portfolio consists of private sector start-ups, SMEs, and multinational conglomerates including private equity and accounting firms, as well as charities, housing associations, health and education providers, and government bodies.

We’ve placed accounting and finance professionals in senior positions at the following organisations:

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Clients praise our accounting executive search capabilities

“Nigel Wright Group has helped us to recruit various senior roles based at our head office and other sites across the North of England, including an audit partner and tax partner. The service we have received from their consultants has been far superior to that of any other accounting executive recruiting firms we have encountered before.”
Partner & Head of Agriculture, Armstrong Watson

“This was the first time we have worked with Nigel Wright, and I have to say I’m very impressed by the seamless execution of the process, from the brief right through to the accepted offer. The CFO is a key role in our business, and we were satisfied with the quality of the shortlisted candidates. Everything was delivered efficiently and with great communication along the way.”
CEO, Plxsur

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“We received excellent customer service from Nigel Wright’s consultants during the process of finding a new head of accounting. They worked closely with us to understand our needs and knew the candidates well. There was a good calibre of people to choose from and we were impressed by the extra work put in regarding obtaining candidate references.”
Group People Manager, Sage Group

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“The Nigel Wright consultant understood what we were looking for in the director of treasury & investment position, not just in terms of the skills, but also personality and culture fit. Translating that understanding into an effective national search, they delivered the right candidates for the job. Communication throughout was concise and clear.”
Executive Director of Resources, Thirteen Group

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Searching for an accounting executive search firm?

If you require executive-level accountancy recruitment expertise, please contact a member of our team with details of your search requirements via the details below and we will respond on the same working day.

London Consumer Industry Practice

Executive-level accounting and finance recruitment in the consumer industry.

Newcastle Headquarters

Telephone: +44 (0)191 222 0770


Address: Lloyds Court, 78 Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6AF, United Kingdom

Leeds Office

Telephone: +44 (0)113 524 1111


Address: 6 Wellington Place, Leeds, LS1 4AP, United Kingdom

Manchester Office

Telephone: +44 (0)161 552 5027


Address: The Lincoln, Lincoln Square, Brazennose Street, Manchester, M2 5AD

Teesside Office

Telephone: +44 (0)1740 276 015


Address: Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Avenue, Billingham, TS22 5TB, United Kingdom

London Office

Telephone: +44 (0)204 551 9582


Address: 9 Appold Street, London, EC2A 2AP, United Kingdom