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Executive Search Solutions for all areas of Accountancy, Finance, Tax, and Treasury.

We set new standards of excellence for Executive Search in the Accountancy, Finance, Tax, and Advisory sectors.

Alchemy Selection, the premier executive search firm led by industry luminary Jonathan Jones, is used to making waves in the world of talent acquisition. With an unwavering commitment to excellence and a passion for connecting top-tier talent with leading organisations.

Whether you're a seasoned professional seeking your next career milestone or an organisation striving to secure top talent, Alchemy Selection is a trusted partner in navigating the ever-evolving landscape of executive recruitment.

Contact us to harness the power of people, and experience our unique personalised service that sets new standards of excellence in the areas of accountancy, finance, tax, and advisory.

The future of executive search has never looked brighter, and Alchemy Selection is leading the way.

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Specialist roles we recruit for

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Country / Regional Finance Director
  • Business Unit Finance Director
  • Head of Finance
  • Head Financial Control
  • Head of Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Supply Chain Finance
  • Head of Audit & Risk
  • Head of Tax
  • Head of Treasury
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Quotes from clients

It's always reassuring to hear what clients say about our specialist services. 

I regard Jonathan very highly and would recommend him strongly to anyone looking for a new role or a candidate to fill a vacancy. Jonathan understands the finance space, the roles, the challenges, and the critical success factors.

Jonathan knows what good looks like and he takes the time to understand clients and candidates to ensure a strong fit on many different levels. This is what sets him apart.

Hetal Shah

CFO Europe at Belron International

Jonathan has a canny ability to find the best fit for a role.

He's placed me in my last two companies and I rate him as the best recruitment consultant I have worked with over the last 15 years.

Jon Bridge ACMA

Finance Director a Robinson Young Ltd

I have used Jonathan to recruit several finance people over the past 10 years.

I've always found he has an excellent understanding of my requirements and critically he's good at judging who will work well with me and my team.

Stephen Crowther

Non-Executive Director at The Classic Prop Hire Company

Jonathan has successfully recruited many high-quality finance managers for me over the years.

His enthusiasm and commitment to deliver are second to none. He works hard to understand the client's needs and produces results quickly.

Robert James-Beveridge

Chair Berkshire LEP & Non Exec Director at Inspiration Healthcare PLC

Our services

With a deep-rooted understanding of the industry's intricacies and a wealth of experience, we're dedicated to delivering bespoke solutions for your executive recruitment needs in our core specialist areas. 



In today's competitive market, senior executive roles in accountancy transcend traditional expectations. They are the architects of financial strategies, the guardians of regulatory compliance, and the visionaries who steer companies toward sustainable growth.

At Alchemy Selection we understand the pivotal importance of these roles and are committed to identifying and attracting the best-suited candidates to fulfill them.

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With seasoned expertise and deep-rooted industry knowledge, we understand the unique challenges and opportunities that define the finance sector.

Leveraging our extensive network and refined search methodologies, we meticulously identify candidates who possess the strategic vision, analytical prowess, and leadership acumen to enhance the performance of a business and thrive within any organisation.



We specialise in sourcing elite senior executives for the intricate and ever-evolving field of tax.

Backed by a deep understanding of tax law, regulations, and industry trends, we are your trusted partner in identifying top-tier individuals to navigate the complexities of taxation. With [Alchemy Selection as a strategic talent partner, you can be confident that your tax function will be in capable hands, driving value and mitigating risk.

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We know how to recruit for senior executives in the strategic and complex field of treasury.

With a profound understanding of financial markets, risk management, and liquidity optimisation, we specialise in connecting visionary leaders with companies poised for financial success. By partnering with us you can rest assured that your businesses treasury function is in capable hands, driving value and ensuring financial resilience.

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Trusted partners in executive search success

At Alchemy Selection we recognise that the right leadership can transform organisations, driving innovation, growth, and success. With this in mind, we're on a mission to connect exceptional talent with forward-thinking companies, fostering partnerships that propel businesses forward.

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Accounting & Finance Recruitment Specialist Jonathan Jones Launches Alchemy Selection in a Partnership with Recruitment Entrepreneur’s Reflex Offering

1 May 2024
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