Accounting & Finance Recruiter (Temporary and Contract Roles)



  • Legal Professionals
  • Job Code: SD46068089
  • Posted: November 14, 2018
The Job has been filled
David Aplin Group excels at providing our clients with top quality candidates from our branch operations across the country. The Aplin operating model features specialist recruiters working in divisions which enables them to deliver top quality resources to our clients in a timely manner.

Our firm truly is a great place to work! Just ask any of our staff who have joined us from competing firms, and they'll tell you that we strive to maintain a culture where working hard goes hand-in-hand with enjoying your job and your team. We value our people, we value their families, and we value the communities in which we operate!

An opening currently exists within our Mississauga branch for an Accounting & Finance Recruiter who specializes in placing accounting and finance professionals in temporary or contract roles.

What does this role entail?

  • Work with clients to identify candidate requirements: job order specifications, job duties, qualifications, and skills
  • Create job postings
  • Lead the creation and execution of recruiting and interviewing plans for each open job order
  • Network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups and employees
  • Prospect (cold call) client leads
  • Manage client accounts
  • Use social and professional networking sites and job board resume databases to identify and source candidates and research new ways of using the Internet for recruitment
  • Build networks to find qualified passive candidates
  • Develop a pool of pre-qualified candidates in advance of needs
  • Accept, review and enter all applications received (resumes, voicemail, referrals) in our Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Pre-screen all qualified candidates subject to the job description and minimum hiring criteria (English and/or French language clarity, work history, education, training, job skills, salary, etc.)
  • Thoroughly interview top candidates for cultural fit with prospective employers
  • Collect all required Background Check Authorization Forms, in order to conduct reference and background checks on applicants
  • Efficiently and effectively fill open job orders
  • Contact candidates to inform them of the status of their employment possibilities, consideration and selection, and encourage candidate referrals
What do you need to succeed?

Along with a positive, go-getter attitude and outstanding interpersonal, communication and time-management skills, you will need:

  • A post secondary diploma or degree 
  • The ability to work in a result-focused environment and ask great questions
  • Business-to-business sales experience 
  • The ability to analyze and interpret the needs of clients, and offer appropriate options, solutions and resolutions 
  • Exceptional conflict resolution, negotiation and objection-handling skills
  • The ability to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow you to work effectively with different managers, candidate personalities, etc.
  • The ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with candidates, clients, consultants and corporate departments
  • Excellent knowledge in MS Office with high attention-to-detail for data entry requirements
  • To be comfortable working towards a deadline or metric-based targets
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Shawna Dirksen, Recruiter. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. #LI-EDM


If this is your first introduction to us, we invite you to become one of our satisfied candidates. David Aplin Group has been Canadian owned since 1975. Our professional consultants are passionate about helping you find a fulfilling job or career and ensuring your complete satisfaction with our process. Our proven track record, nearly 4 decades long, is largely due to our team of highly skilled and successful specialists. Through superior service and a commitment to long-term relationships, we provide deep specialization in core areas for complete recruiting and HR solutions across Canada - all from one source. We look forward to exceeding your expectations!

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Shawna Dirksen



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