About Richard Lloyd Executive recruitment

Richard Lloyd Recruitment was established in 2008. Our Executive Recruitment Division specialises in identifying, headhunting, engaging and placing C-Suite and senior leadership roles. Our client base is made up of predominantly SMEs ranging from $10-300m turnover.

What makes us great at what we do?

  • Asking the right questions – we know what to ask you in order to gain a thorough and complete understanding of your brief.
  • Deep networks – Our team has 140+ years of combined recruitment experience to leverage on your behalf.
  • Thorough yet Fast – Highly effective delivery strategy means we can find and engage talent swiftly whilst maintaining a rigorous process.
  • Relationship Driven – We offer a highly personalised service and tailor our approach to suit your specific requirement. Whilst you will have one key point of contact, you will have our whole team working on your behalf.
  • Track record – we have a history of facilitating successful hires for our clients who would be happy to share their experiences.
  • Reputation – this is everything to us. We go to great lengths to ensure we do an outstanding job and exceed our clients' expectations.
  • Advanced Technology – market-leading recruitment software allows us to pinpoint the right candidates.

What are the benefits of Richard Lloyd’s Executive Search process:

  • Meticulous: This is the most thorough approach that you can take to hire. You can be sure you are hiring the best possible candidate in the market, not the best candidate who sees an advert.
  • Accuracy: You will receive accurate, live salary insights as well as capture any market data that would benefit you to understand and collate throughout the process (e.g. perception of your brand, competitor remuneration & benefits, hybrid working arrangements offered by your rivals etc).
  • Brand representation: Your brand will be represented with consistency and clarity. This is something we take great pride in ensuring.
  • Transparency: You will receive complete transparency over the whole recruitment process so you can be sure you are getting the best person for your role.
  • Partnership approach – Every brief is different and we will partner with you until we find the right hire.

What is Richard Lloyd's executive recruitment process?

Due to the vital need to get Executive Search right, we follow a thorough process from briefing to post-placement.

1. Detailed Briefing - Starting with a detailed briefing involving all key stakeholders, we work in partnership with you to map the competencies that are crucial for success in your vacancy.

2. Understanding your Employer Value Proposition - Simultaneously we work together to understand what makes your business unique and understand your Employer Value Proposition (EVP) in order to be able to accurately represent your organisation and attract the right candidates.

3. Market Mapping – An extensive market mapping process is conducted. We utilise our extensive database, our whole team's referral networks, advanced recruitment tech and various other sources to identify all eligible candidates for your role.

4. Headhunting - We approach the best talent pool in the market using a variety of techniques including direct professional headhunting.

5. Regular Update Meetings - We typically schedule regular check-ins with our clients to share findings from the research carried out as part of the longlisting process.

6. Shortlisting – Once the interested candidates have been screened we present our recommended longlist for you to review. We will then collaboratively compile the shortlist of candidates that you would like to interview.

7. Interviews - We coordinate the interviews and feedback process.

8. Verification - Reference checking and requested background checks are carried out.

9. Offer Management – Ensuring all parties are on the same page and that details of the offer are conveyed accurately and any questions facilitated.

10. Commitment - Most importantly, we completely commit to an executive recruitment process meaning that your role is prioritised and we do not stop your search until the role is filled.


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Contact our team

For any enquiries on hiring your next Sydney Accounting professional or finding your next Accounting job, please complete the details below and one of our team of specialists will be in touch, or alternatively give us a call at (02) 8324 5640.

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