Recruiting talented accountancy professionals in Devon, Cornwall & Somerset

The South West's Accountancy Recruitment Specialists


2 in every 4 applicants shortlisted by us are interviewed.

85% of those interviewed are offered a position.


These statistics, taken from our complex database, are testament to our efforts to be one of the South West's leading specialist agencies, dedicated to the finance and accountancy recruitment sector.  Our in depth knowledge and expertise in the Devon, Cornwall and Somerset markets, along with our company mission 'to get to know you so that we can find the best person for the job' has proved to be a successful combination.

If you are looking to move jobs, relocate or are currently out of work, register your CV with us and we will keep you updated on all current or future finance or accountancy vacancies at all levels from Accounts Administrator and Credit Controller to Finance Manager, Financial Controller or Finance Director.  Alternatively if you are an employer looking to replace or acquire additional staff within your finance or accounts function on a temporary or permanent basis, we are on hand to advise, guide and manage all of your recruitment requirements.


Latest News

Lloyd Barnes Accountancy Recruitment staged a Charity Quiz Night at Exeter Golf & Country Club, raising over £800 for Exeter Chiefs’ nominated charity, The Exeter Foundation.  In addition to supporting this well-deserved charity, Lloyd Barnes have also committed to sponsoring Exeter Saracens rugby club...... Read more

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Survey Downloads

Personality Testing - what do you think?  The next time you recruit for a new employee you may be asking them to complete a personality test.  Psychological profiling is big business and in recent years there has been significant growth in the market, there are now literally hundreds to choose from.   The question is do they work and how much emphasis should we place on them?
We investigated how employers and employees in the South West feel about these tests and can now present you with their feedback. 
View the results and read Mark's blog.




We publish surveys throughout the year that analyse the finance recruitment market, specifically focusing on Devon, Cornwall & Somerset.  We hope this information will be of assistance to you when making your recruitment decisions.  Email us with your address details and we will send you a copy our Complete Employement Handbook 2014/15










Click here to view our Interview Survey Infographic compiled from data received from our clients and candidates.

















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