Why use Quest Recruitment

Quest Recruitment was established in 2001 with the goal of being the conduit between talented individuals and financial services organisations.

Since that time, we’ve grown to be the recognised market leader winning National Recruitment Awards in 2017, 2015, 2013 and 2012 for our sectors which include Fund Administration, Accountancy & Practice, Financial Technology and Compliance.  

Our team of consists of passionate consultants who are experienced recruiters or experienced Financial Services professionals. 

We have exclusive, partnered agreements with many of Ireland’s most well-known Financial Sector companies. We assist our clients in identifying, attracting and recruiting the business critical talent they need whether at Graduate or C Suite Levels and we are the best performing consultancy in our sector. This is not the lip-service echoed by other companies – we can prove it.

Quest have multiple, distinct business lines which can be tailored to fit your needs:

Why use Temporary and Contract staffing? Well, you could require short term hires for a particular project, be seeking to spread the cost of hire over a longer period, and short term demand such as year-end reporting amongst many others. Quest can offer you an in-house, centralised comprehensive service from sourcing, to background checking and payroll services saving you time and money in a multitude of ways. 

Quest has successfully managed large scale RPOs for blue chip clients for over 10 years. We manage the entire A-Z recruitment cycle to source and acquire the talent your project needs. Whether you are expanding your existing operations in Ireland or opening a new office in Ireland, we can help. 

We deliver to our clients the kind of talented industry professionals that they need while also making savings in both time and money. When it comes to Permanent Staffing, Quest is unsurpassed in our delivery. We can offer you access to candidates whom work exclusively with us, can confidentially advertise, headhunt and proactively seek candidates in Ireland and abroad at any level with the skill set, profile and culture fit you require. What’s more, we work on a success only basis, so if we don’t fill your roles there is no associated cost.


The Banking and Finance Division recruits primarily for clients within Dublin’s IFSC and offshore locations such as Luxembourg & the Cayman Islands.



The Accountancy Division provides an accountancy recruitment service for banking, insurance, commerce, industry, practice and public sectors.


Our IT/Tech Department is Ireland’s only dedicated Banking, Insurance, Accounting and Financial Services Technical Recruitment Provider.

  • ''Conor approached me about a job that was perfect for me. He went above and beyond to help me with the interview, he was a support before I started and has left the window open for any contact I may need'' Clodagh, Citco

  • "I found him (Kieron) very professional, personable and approachable. I felt I could be completely honest with him without fear of being judged." Catherine – Northern Trust

  • "I was blown away by his diligence and hard work. Nothing was ever too much and I could not recommend Kieron highly enough. If Kieron is looking after you, you’re in good hands. " Declan – BNY Mellon

  • "Kieron took on board all the aspects I was looking for. He also pointed out the specific areas I should focus on when interviewing and provided regular updates on the employer’s decision process" Cathal – State Street

  • " I found Kieron very professional and a pleasure to deal with at all times. Overall I would highly recommend Kieron and feel he takes a lot of care with his candidates" Maria, Northern Trust

  • ''Lee helped me excel in an interview which got me the job I'm in now (which I love). He is extremely enthusiastic about his work which is infectious'' Elaine, Northern Trust

  • ''Conor's guidance through the interview process was excellent. He provided prompt, honest and encouraging feedback and has found me a company that I have clicked with'' Deirdre, Sisk

  • ''Conor was excellent to work with. He is very professional, passionate and is an accessible recruiter. From initial contact up to my successful placement, he provided me with great support'' Danuta, Sisk

  • ''I can highly recommend Larry as a great recruiter. He is professional, practical, personable and provides excellent customer service'' Ewa, KPMG

  • ''I have nothing but positive things to say about my experience with Larry. Twice I have come to him looking for a new experience and both times he as been brilliant.'' Ross, HedgeServ

  • ''I would highly recommend Evelyn if you are looking for employment. She is excellent at her job and very professional'' Margaret, BNY

  • Barry is not just a recruiter, he is a dedicated professional both supportive and highly committed to his work. The process of finding a perfect position for me was a very smooth and pleasant one. Milena, Quintillion

  • ''I would recommend Louise to anyone hoping to change careers. Louise kept me fully updated in the hiring process from interview to offer. I could not praise Louise more highly. She is a credit to Quest. Cormac, BNY

  • ''I had a great experience with Louise. She was extremely professional and efficient'' Emmanuel, BNY

  • ''Louise is a skilled recruiter who understands the candidate's needs. Her professionalism and work experience gave me a sense of security when applying for my role'' Wioletta, Capita

  • ''Kieron got me a job within 2 weeks of receiving my CV. He was very reassuring that he would get me a job before September and here we are in August and he has got me a job'' Aaron, BNY Mellon

  • ''Kieron was my contact at Quest Recruitment and was excellent at finding a suitable role for me within financial services''.  He was very responsive to all queries and kept me informed of updates post interview'' Susan, BNY Mellon

  • "Kieron is without a doubt the best recruitment consultant I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He was honest, personable, knowledgeable and responsive" Alison , BNY

  • ''My experience of working with Evelyn was exceptional. She went above and beyond to ensure I was prepared for interview!'' Anna , State Street

  • "I had the opportunity to work with Evelyn when I was searching for my current role.  The guidance and preparation she gave was outstanding. I love my new role and very appreciative of Evelyn's efforts" Alan, Brown Brothers Harriman

  • "Kieron recruited me for my current role. I have recommended friends and colleagues to go through 'Quest' recruitment as a result of the fantastic experience I had!" Imelda, Northern Trust, CEO

  • "Kieron was very helpful in finding me my current role at a great company. He kept me updated with feedback, and was very encouraging. He made the whole process easy and stress free." Diana Healy, BNY

  • "Evelyn helped me immensely during the recruitment process. She was very flexible with meeting times and did her utmost to arrange interviews at times which suited me." Thomas , Northern Trust