IQ PARTNERS was founded on the belief that our business could be done better, smarter and with greater professionalism. We started as a small group of recruiters in Toronto, growing into an executive search firm building exceptional teams for companies across Canada and internationally. We have developed a strong reputation of success.

Our main practice areas by sector include:
  • Executive Search / Board & C-Suite
  • Technology (IT)
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Consumer Goods, eCommerce and Retail
  • Financial Services and Insurance
  • B2B and Industrial
  • Operations and HR
  • Professional Services and Legal
  • Media, Digital and Marketing
  • Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences
  • Emerging Technology and Telecom
  • Sales
We're passionate about what we do, and we're fiercely entrepreneurial. We know we play a key role in helping companies identify and attract their top talent - and we're seriously committed to constantly improving how we deliver that service. That said - life's too short not to have fun. We are driven professionals, but we love to laugh.

What we want:

Working in collaboration with our thriving Public Accounting Practice, we are looking for an experienced search professional to lead & grow our Industry Accounting & Finance Practice.

We have a strong foundation with resources to support an accelerated growth plan.  The right candidate will have exceptional client service and relationship-building skills, the ability to read people, and an inherent commitment to closing a deal.

What we will return:
  • A flexible WFH & hybrid work option
  • A collaborative environment with fun and hard-working colleagues who are intent on connecting our clients to the best candidates.
  • An opportunity to further learn the business from some of the best in the business.
  • An environment that supports ongoing professional development & learning with a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • One of the best compensation programs in the industry with significant upward internal growth opportunities
What you will bring:
  • You’re a self-starter with excellent time management skills, detail oriented, with demonstrated relationship building and management skills.
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in the recruitment industry with a proven track of success (ideally in accounting & finance)
  • Business development continues to be at the core of what you do.
  • Talent attraction & team leadership a definite asset. 
  • A post-secondary education in Business, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Strong problem solving and research skills; ability to easily access information through traditional and non-traditional methods.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to deliver results in a fast paced, time sensitive environment
  • Exposure to negotiating salaries, contract rates, direct search, and open market recruitment.
Key Attributes for Success:
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and the desire to control your own career destiny.
  • Passion for people
  • Commitment to "do the right thing"
  • Fearless and relentless in pursuit of your goals
  • A belief that “we are better together”
Next Steps:
Click "Apply to This Job" at the top of this page and tell us why you are the right person to join our team!

IQ PARTNERS is committed to operating an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process, and we encourage candidates of every race, gender, age, religion, identity, and experience to apply for this position. We’d be happy to provide accommodation for any candidate that requires assistance due to a disability or medical need. Please contact us at 416-599-4700 or by email at to discuss specific accommodations.

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Practice Leader, Industry Accounting & Finance

Permanent / Full Time

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