Who is Marshall McAdam?

We like to imagine him as a spirited Scotsman striding determinedly through the Scottish Highlands. To us, Marshall McAdam is a representation of the bold spirit of our founders and their goal to prove that there is a better way to run a recruitment firm.

In truth, Marshall McAdam is an amalgamation of two names from the family of one of our founders, Hamish Sinclair. Hamish was the driving force behind Marshall McAdam and he encouraged Ben Cass to join him on the journey to create the business in 2009.

The fact that our name doesn’t refer to our founders is representative of their intent to found a company based on talented, like-minded recruiters. Since the early days, they have been succeeding in their goal to create a recruitment company that was personal and focused on reputation rather than transactional and based on sales.

Marshall McAdam Team

Our History

  1. 2009

    We opened our doors at 379 Collins Street in Melbourne with a team of five like-minded consultants. At the time, many thought we were crazy with the memory of the GFC still fresh in many people’s minds but our network quickly jumped on board and Marshall McAdam was born.

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  2. 2011

    Introduced our 'Better Way' mission statement. Profitable from the outset, the idea of a better way and our commitment to specialisation, creating value for clients and attracting the best recruiters had supported our rapid growth to a team of 15.

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  3. 2012

    Our team continued to expand building on our core success in Accounting & Finance recruitment, we built out our technology and projects practice and moved out of our start-up offices to a contemporary space at 357 Collins Street.

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  4. 2013

    We joined forces with experienced recruiter Tim Hutchinson, who took on the role as the Founding Director of our new Sydney office. Tim set about building the Marshall McAdam team and brand in Sydney.

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  5. 2017

    We launched a new growth strategy to take Marshall McAdam to the next level. Underpinned by rapid growth of our contracting services the launch of our new professional development program, MAPS, we achieved 50% year on year growth.

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  6. 2018

    We revitalised our own hiring, induction and training programs including the creation of an associate program to open up opportunities to our next wave of consultants and underpinning long-term sustainability of the company.

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  7. 2019

    With new leaders emerging and joining the Marshall McAdam Team, we aren’t slowing down any time soon. Follow us on social media to hear about our next stages of growth!

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We specialise in technology and finance recruitment in Melbourne and Sydney. By keeping our focus directed and local, we can invest more time in understanding your goals and company culture. We believe this is central to attracting the very best people for your business. Our success lies in our talented people because you can’t automate the human touch.

Technology & Projects

Our technology & projects team has the industry networks and depth of experience to supply permanent and contract talent to our clients in a range of specialist fields. From software development, program and project management through to technology strategy, architecture and leadership, we have work with you to attract the best talent you need to deliver.

  • We work with technology leaders to ensure they have effective and diverse teams capable of delivering technology programs and achieving digital transformation.
  • We bring the best development and QA talent to software product and platform companies.
  • We source talented data and analytics professionals for our clients.

Our finance team has achieved great results by using our network of high calibre connections and through our extensive knowledge of the market. We know what good looks like when it comes to high calibre finance professionals at all levels, from executive staff to middle management and finance operations.

  • We work with company and finance leaders to Chief Financial Officers and Controllers, FP&A Managers and management roles across financial accounting, management accounting, commercial analysis, systems accounting and specialist accounting projects.
  • Our finance operations specialists work with you to attract the best talent for the engine room of your finance function. From Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Credit Control, Payroll, Bookkeepers and Assistant Accountants, we understand what the pressures faced by a busy finance team.

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