Ambition professional services recruitment

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If you're looking for a recruitment consultancy that can help you excel in your career within some of the top professional services firms in the world, you've come to the right place. Let us help you achieve your ambitions. Search for a new opportunity today.

We're passionate about Building Better Futures.

Ambition is a leading recruitment consultancy that is committed to building better futures for the organisations we work with, the professionals we help and our own employees. Our team is made up of true specialists who have a thorough understanding of their markets and are committed to being proactive business partners.

We work with Legal, Accountancy and Consultancy firms, recruiting for roles within: Finance, Accounting, Audit, Outsourcing, Business Development, Marketing, Communications, Insolvency, Restructuring, Corporate Finance and Tax.

With a longstanding network and extensive experience within the Professional Services market, we are able to provide all the benefits of a large, international business whilst operating with the personal, bespoke service of a local expert.

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  • ​My experience of working with Seb was exceptional. He guided me throughout the recruitment process, provided excellent advice and help at all levels. Seb's approach is to understand personality and skills of a candidate to quickly identify which current vacancies would suit that person most. He went above and beyond to ensure I was prepared for interviews and has a approachable attitude. He helped me get a job within 2 weeks of my first meeting with him.

    Zarish Rehman FCCA ACA, Manager at PwC

  • Chris is a charismatic, supportive and gifted Consultant who I had the pleasure of working with over a three month period. What really impressed me the most was how much time Chris takes to understand the background, skills, personality, wants and goals of his clients before even discussing potential opportunities. Due to this, I was able to speak solely to companies that share the same goals and values as myself which ultimately resulted in finding the perfect next step in my career very quickly once the interview process began. The overall process was friendly, clear and concise while support extended above and beyond what I expected. I therefore highly recommend Chris!

    Pieres Flowers, R&D Tax Specialist

  • The team at Ambition are quite literally the best in the business. Once again I have successfully found a permanent role to take me to the next step in my career and I would highly recommend Ambition to any candidates looking for their next role in Legal Finance. The continued support, via phone calls and email provide reassurance when searching and interviewing for roles, and it really puts your mind at ease knowing that people with excellent skillsets are passionate about helping bettering peoples careers.

    Connor Treacy-Lowe, Legal Cashier at Ropes & Gray LLP

  • ​Chris was a massive help with my job search and played an important part in getting me my new job. Chris took the time to ask the right questions and put me in contact with the right people. I would highly recommend Chris to anyone looking for help with their job search in the insolvency sector.

    Shannen Kavanagh, Business Restructuring and Insolvency Manager at James Cowper Kreston

  • ​I never felt like ‘just another CV’ when working with Claudine. When I was quite unsure about looking for a new role, she took so much time to talk me through my options and the market in general, without ever making me feel pressured. Claudine really knows the industry - her advice was always informed and savvy, but also thoughtful and diplomatic. I wouldn’t hesitate to contact Claudine again if I was considering a new role and would gladly recommend her to anyone.

    Natalie Harding - Moore, Head of Marketing and Communications at Fulcrum

  • ​Matthew and the team at Ambition are highly experienced recruitment professionals with an excellent network of senior BD contacts.  We worked with them to appoint a new BD Director.  I was impressed by their understanding of the role and the market.  Matthew was extremely responsive, producing a very high quality shortlist and an excellent service to both us and the candidates.  He was invested in finding the right candidate for the role and the firm and I would have no hesitation in recommending him and look forward to continuing to work with the team.

    Katie Kirkhope , HR Director at Boodle Hatfield LLP

  • ​We’ve only recently started working with Ambition and the experience to date is very positive. Claire, one of their Principal consultants, managed the recruitment for our Tax Manager vacancy really efficiently and found us a great new addition to our team. We have found them both professional and personable.

    Katie Cobbold, Head of HR at Wilson Wright LLP

  • ​Claudine prides herself on knowing her market inside-out and using this knowledge to provide us with suitable candidates who are the right fit for us. She is very efficient and a pleasure to work with. We have placed many candidates through her and I would highly recommend her work.

    Lucy Westall, Human Resources Business Partner at LaSalle Investment Management

  • ​Olivia is one of the best recruiters in the legal sector market and helped me secure my first role in law as UK CFO. Olivia now supports me / my firm with hires at all levels and always takes time to fully understand the requirements of each role before putting forward selected candidates. Olivia has great insight and extensive connections in the legal market and is supported by a great team at Ambition – keep up the great work Olivia!

    Shyam Moorjani, Chief Operating Officer at Clyde & Co