Professional Services Recruitment

Ross McQuarrie


Having begun his recruitment career in 2007, Ross joined W&A in 2014. His time in recruitment to date has focused entirely in the Accountancy & Finance markets and Ross’ area of focus is the recently qualified market, which translates to circa 0-5 years PQE or Newly Qualified through to Manager level.

Given his considerable experience he’s been able to amass a wealth of sector knowledge, therefore Ross is adept at providing insightful market intelligence that has consistently proven to assist both candidates and clients in their career and hiring decisions. Ross prides himself on understanding the intricacies facing candidates in the earlier stages of their professional careers – whether it be a newly qualified accountant seeking to make their first move out of practice or someone further into their career looking for progression prospects. Each candidate job search is unique, requires tailored advice and Ross personalises his approach accordingly.

Similarly, a broad range of clients in a variety of sectors lean on Ross to ensure they have market leading, accurate insight into talent pipelines and both available and evolving skill sets. Ross has a track record of identifying best-in-class talent and tracks the advancement of in-demand skill sets enabling him to give clients an honest and precise appraisal of the candidate market at any given time.

At the heart of everything he does is customer service and Ross’ ethos towards this fitted perfectly with the W&A brand and reputation. This is demonstrated by the volume of repeat business and referrals Ross receives. 

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