Finance Recruitment York

At Headstar, we understand that the job market in York can be tough, for both businesses and candidates. Finding the right person for the right role is a task that we take pride in having an extensive track record of in the city of York. We help Managing Directors create the right team to support them and their business as well as advise candidates on a finance career path that’s right for them. 

Who Do We Work With? 

No matter your industry or sector in York, we can provide you with high-quality finance recruitment services, finding you the very best talent for your business. We work with businesses and teams of all sizes, specialising in building successful finance teams for lonely Managing Directors (MDs) who need added support. At Headstar, we also work with candidates, advising them on career paths in the finance sector of York. 

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The York Economy

The city of York is one of England’s most historical and cultural locations. Home to two universities, it’s a city with a knowledge-driven economy, turning over highly-educated and skilled graduates every year. York is an enviable business location with a thriving economy that contributes approximately £5 billion of value to the national economy. 

York excels in various sectors, making it an attractive city for many new and established organisations. Financial and professional services are one of the top industries and represented skill sets , making for vast finance recruitment opportunities for both businesses and candidates. Financial and related professional services account for 8.2% of the working population in the city of York and contribute £635 million of the GVA (gross value added). 

Our Services

We provide finance team recruitment services for all levels of roles within York and the surrounding areas. From directorial positions and senior management to entry-level roles, we support businesses in finding the very best talent and matching them to the perfect roles. We also have the capabilities and resources to provide advice and consultancy for turnaround periods and finance team structure, via our in-house Finance Directors (FDs). Our full range of York services include:


Turning a business around can be stressful and challenging. We’ll provide an interim FD to support a business’ turnaround and provide a focused timeline and engagement plan.

Part-time FDs

Not sure if you need a Full-Time FD? We’ll help you decide if a Part-Time FD is the right decision for your business and then find the best talent for the role. 

Transactional Finance

Transactional finance roles are often the main drivers of a successful finance team. Having the very best talent in these roles is therefore vital. We help recruit across all levels in York, for roles including Sales Ledger Assistant and Payroll Managers. 

Part and Qualified Finance

Finance management roles are often difficult to fill but are essential for a successful business. We’ll recruit the very best talent in York, based on capability as well as fitting with your business culture and existing team. 

Interim Finance

Interim roles can be a challenging time. At Headstar, we can recruit for all types of interim roles, whether it’s maternity cover, for the implementation of a new system or for added support. 

Senior Finance

Having the right person leading a team is crucial. We work to find the candidate that has the best skills but is also a good cultural fit with your current finance team. 

Accountancy Practice

Finding the perfect accountant can be hard, especially in such a competitive market. We have well-established connections that enable us to find York-based accountants for your business. 

Roles We Recruit For in York

Our finance team recruitment services for York cover all roles, from entry-level to directors. 

E.g. Bookkeeper, Administrator, Accounts Assistant, Credit Controller, Accounts Manager, Finance Manager, Payroll Manager, Sales Ledger Manager, Financial Controller (FC), Finance Analyst, Financial Accountant, Finance Director (FD), Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Need help with finance recruitment? Get in touch today

We’ll help you find the best solution for your business with the help of our experienced recruiters and qualified Finance Directors.