Why use Quest Recruitment

Quest Recruitment is a leading Dublin recruitment agency 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 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.

  • With Louise, I was always kept up to date. I felt like I was offered good advice, I was put forward for two roles both of which I interviewed for and were offered to me, then Louise helped pick the correct job for me. Overall a very positive experience. Stephen, BBH

  • 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

  • Louise was on the ball right from the start. She identified the perfect role for me at the time, taking into account my job needs and expectations, experience and career ambitions. I look forward to working with her again when my current contract expires. Greg, BNY Mellon

  • Louise was very professional and extremely helpful as my recruiter. She kept continuous contact with me throughout the process from my initial call to calling me for interview prep. I would refer any friends or colleagues looking for a job to Louise, and to Quest as she represented the company extremely well. Aoife, Caceis

  • I worked with Louise for my current role which involved a big change from what I was doing. Louise encouraged me to go for this and I have always been extremely grateful for that opportunity. I would definitely work with Louise again in the future. Yvette, Northern Trust

  • Louise was simply a delight to deal with. She was courteous, helpful and polite any time I dealt with her whether it was by phone, email or text. She was knowledgeable and very focused on helping me get the job I wanted. I would have no hesitation in recommending her to my peers. Anne, Northern Trust

  • Louise really went above and beyond for me – she catered to my needs and above all listened to me on what I’d like and gave me sound advice at all times. I would recommend her to my fellow professionals. Michael, Invesco

  • 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 Tully – BBH

  • "From initial introduction through to job offer I found Kieron very professional. I would highly recommend reaching out to Kieron if you are looking for a new role" Ruth Gardiner – Northern Trust

  • " I got a great new job due to Kieron's great groundwork and encouragement, which is exactly the next step I wanted. Overall I would recommend Kieron Ward to any job seekers out there " Carrie, Northern Trust

  • "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

  • "Throughout the process of securing a new role for me he has been very professional and friendly. I would recommend anyone looking for a new role to deal with Kieron." Fran – Link Asset Services

  • ''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