Why use Quest Recruitment

Quest Recruitment is a leading Dublin recruitment agency established in 2000 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 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.

  • “Sarah was in contact with me very quickly when I began searching for a new role. She was very friendly and assisted greatly in helping me find a new job.” Paul, BNY Mellon

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

  • “I found Martin to be very efficient, professional and friendly in all dealings with him and he helped me get placed in a location and job I really wanted. I’d have no hesitation in recommending anyone else to touch base with Martin if you’re on the lookout for a new role as I’m sure he’ll give you the help you need to secure it” Laura, Grant Thornton

  • “Evelyn was fantastic throughout the whole process. When I was offered the role, she was there to answer all my queries and always took time to make sure that I was happy and comfortable. I really couldn’t recommend Evelyn/ Quest enough when job hunting - absolutely fab to work with from beginning to end!” Alice, NT

  • “My experience with Quest Recruitment is fantastic. Barry Nolan is knowledgeable and very experienced consultant.  His professionalism in terms of client and candidate servicing is highly recognisable. I strongly recommend Quest Recruitment.” Zelin, BNY Mellon

  • “Sarah was a pleasure to deal with. She was always very responsive regards emails. Sarah sent me a congratulations email on LinkedIn after I got offered the role in NT which I thought was really nice (really kind words as well).” Laura, NT

  • “Conor was great at securing me a role in accounting and finance. He was attentive, helpful and patient with the process. I am very grateful for his perseverance and expertise in finding me a role that suited my circumstances.” Iuliana, Maxim Integrated

  • “I found Louise to be extremely professional and worked with my best interests in mind all the time. She listened to the type of role I wanted and didn’t stop until she found it. She was a great support right up to me commencing in my new role. I will definitely be recommending her to any of my friends looking for a change in the future.” Robert, Invesco

  • "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 found Barry very helpful with regards sourcing roles with relevant experience. With regards the interview process, I found that Barry and Louise were great with keeping me up to date on how roles were progressing. I would recommend to friends or family if they were actively seeking roles." Laura, NT

  • "From start to finish, Evelyn was absolutely brilliant to deal with. She kept me constantly updated about interviews and feedback, as well as prepping me in advance." Aisling SEI

  • “I was dealing with Sarah De Lacy and it was a pleasure to do so. Sarah is a very efficient listener and was quickly able to narrow down my job search to the areas I was keen to work in.” Eoin

  • “Conor made the recruitment process easy and stress free as possible by providing honest advice and up-to-date feedback through daily updates until a job offer was made. I would highly recommend Conor for your next job search.” Deirdre, SISK

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

  • “I have worked with Conor on a number of roles, I have always found him to courteous and professional. Conor has excellent industry knowledge and had provided great insights.” Stephen

  • "This is the second placement I have had with Louise. I found Louise friendly, very proactive and the service from Quest has been excellent from day one which is why I went back.  A very positive experience and great service from start to finish." Simon, State Street

  • “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

  • “Louise has a great assessment of skills and is able to match them with the correct roles. She is very professional, is quick to respond and always goes the extra mile for her clients.” Mohammad, BNY Mellon

  • "I found the process was handled with extreme efficiency while being highly professional. Overall, it was a really positive experience and the advice I got based on Louise's many years of experience was really valuable to me." Ryan, BNY Mellon

  • "I dealt with Louise Delaney. She was very professional and helpful during the period of my recruitment. She was constantly following up and providing feedback from the time of my interview to the onboarding into the new role. She is a very good recruiter and would gladly refer her to others." Olu, BBH

  • "Louise works extremely hard to ensure the best outcome for her clients. I would strongly recommend Louise as a recruiter and is someone that I would definitely seek advice from in the future." Joe, BBH