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

  • James Tseng

    James Tseng

    Worked with Marshall McAdam and both Ben Cass and Christine Hubble were professional till the end. Highly recommended

  • Jen Tan

    Jen Tan

    I worked with Tim Hutchinson and have found the experience unique, as it has been pleasant and quite entertaining! Tim is straight forward, forthcoming and I really appreciate him taking the time to call and check in, even if there has been no updates. He spent a significant amount of time understanding my skills, my motivations and me (again, unique) - it seems the focus is on how the candidate will do the job rather than whether they can, which is something that is overlooked. It has been a ball engaging with Tim and I would definitely recommend utilising his help in the future in filling a vacancy, as he does offer a premium service. Tim takes the time to consider several aspects of the vacant position such as culture, hiring manager and company history and invests time in knowing the candidate so he can identify the most suitable fit.

  • Luciano Vacirca

    Luciano Vacirca

    In over 20 years I’ve not come across an executive recruitment consultant as dedicated and generous with their time. Christine Hubble’s authenticity and professional approach shows that you’re dealing with a person who’s genuinely invested in you. Even when there’s no opportunity on the table Christine continues to treat you with same attitude. To date I haven’t meet any other consultant that demonstrates these behaviours.

  • Kunal Rupani

    Kunal Rupani

    I have dealt with Rik Wolthuis in Marshall McAdam and we connected on the very first meeting. I really like Rik's approach of understanding the candidate and asking of which all companies I am looking to work for. He had reached out to the companies to get a feedback if they have any requirements in the finance team. Though I got my first role in Sydney directly, Rik has been in contact to know I am settling well and has always encouraged me. Thank you Rik for all the support. God bless.

  • Chantell Revie

    Chantell Revie

    Tim Hutchinson is very friendly and always able to help source the right candidates. He acts fast and has a great network of people to tap into. Great recruiter to work with.

  • Rick Taylor

    Rick Taylor

    I've used MM a few times to help me find candidates for non-core accounting roles. I'm impressed with their ability to understand the subtleties of unusual roles and the cultural fit. Their shortlists have always been one or two candidates who are perfect for the job. I'll use them again!

  • Nicola Brown

    Nicola Brown

    Positive experience. Tim is a lateral thinker. Has a good understanding of the industry in which he is placing people. Combined with a good understanding of people, and knows how to put forward the kind of candidates and employers that both parties are seeking.

  • Ed Prosser

    Ed Prosser

    I have dealt with Marshall McAdam as a candidate through their founding Director, Tim Hutchinson. Tim impressed me with his people skills by demonstrating a finer appreciation of my skill set, experience and employment needs. It was heartening to find an agency that does follow up on calling and updating you about progress with roles. Tim consistently operated with transparency and I got the sense had established numerous strong client relationships.

  • Ayoma Manampery

    Ayoma Manampery

    I’ve had a great experience working with Cydney Hughes from the Sydney team on securing my current role in the property management industry. She has been a true professional in assisting me to find the right role. She keeps regular contact with me and catches up on how I’m progressing. Marshall Macadam Sydney is a great team to engage with if you’re looking for your next role. If you’re specifically looking for contract roles I would highly recommend to get in touch with Cydney Hughes who is both very competent and professional to assist you through your journey.

  • Issome Ghama

    Issome Ghama

    A great experience with Tim Hutchinson and Cydney Hughes. Consistently helpful, generous in their information and always professional. I'm in a great role where I can access my skills as well as be challenged enough to maintain interest! Thanks to you both!

  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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