Barracuda Recruitment is a specialised recruitment agency with a difference

Our goal is to deliver a “Best in Class” Client and Candidate experience through our extensive Local, Regional & National knowledge while using up to the minute recruitment tools and techniques underpinned by traditional people-based consulting skills.

The Entrepreneurial spirit and Professional and Personable approach of our Managing Director, Keith O’Donovan is reflected in all aspects of the business and contributes to Barracuda’s culture of Adaptability, Innovation and Accountability.

Relationship Building and Development is core to our mission and values. We place a great emphasis on building and maintaining successful relationships with all of our Clients and Candidates alike. Our significant network of quality Clients and Candidates, sets us apart from many of our competitors in the market.

We pride ourselves in our less Corporate and more personable approach to dealings, kind nature and willingness to assist our Candidates to develop and succeed in their career and Clients to source the best possible Candidate for the position. Barracuda Recruitment is fully committed to delivering an excellent and best practice service to all of our Clients and we are always looking at ways and means of improvement.

Our Managing Director’s first-hand experience of training to be a fully qualified Accountant as a student with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) with a Top 10 Practice, enables us to guide Trainees studying in varying different Accounting & Finance accreditations and provide valuable Industry insights. Furthermore, his 12 years of working as an Accountant in Practice in the Corporate Finance/Insolvency Sector and also in the Accounts/Audit/Business Advisory space, having dealings with Clients across a multiple of different sectors over the years has enabled him to gain a truly thorough insight into the industry as a whole. At Barracuda Recruitment, we really are…. EXPERTS IN OUR FIELD!!

We have a proven track record recruiting at all levels in highly regulated sectors and as a result we have developed many strong long lasting partnerships.

The success of our endeavours is best summed up by our Client and Candidate feedback and referrals.

Areas of Expertise

We recruit Permanent, Temporary, Fixed Term and Part-time opportunities, starting from Graduate/Trainee all the way up to Managing Director Level. The nature of Clientele that we work with range from Sole-Traders, Start-Ups, Partnerships, SMEs and multinational Companies both Regionally and Nationally.

We actively work with Candidates from a number of different backgrounds, experience and skillsets, which include the following:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Taxation
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Bookkeeping/Accounts Receivable or Payable Specialists
  • Payroll Specialists
  • Legal, Risk & Compliance
  • Insurance
  • Office Support & Admin

We partner with our Clients to source top talent across a wide variety of sectors including but not limited to:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Legal, Risk & Compliance
  • IT/Emerging Technologies
  • Life Sciences/Medical Devices
  • Aircraft Leasing & Maintenance
  • HR
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • E-Commerce
  • Education

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Frequently asked questions about how recruitment agencies work for companies.

Recruitment is often a costly process for Companies and using a recruitment agency to help you find the employees, you need will help you to streamline the process and keep costs down. At Barracuda Recruitment we have a wide pool of potential candidates with varied specialisms, and can quickly identify those with suitable experience and skillsets, as well as those who will share the ethos of your Company and your team.

At Barracuda Recruitment, we are committed to getting to know your Company. Where possible, we will always strive to meet you onsite at your location of business or alternatively by call in order to gain an understanding of the Company culture, ethos, team structure, markets and products, as well as your plans for the future, so that we can recruit Professionals who have the right experience, skill set and attitude to fit in. We offer a bespoke approach to every company, to ensure we can meet your requirements, and our insights into local industry and culture can create the best outcomes for everyone

We offer a range of recruitment services to ensure that we can meet the needs of all our Clients, including Permanent, Fixed Term Contracts, Temporary and on a Part-time basis. We do not offer Contractor services.

If you would like to advertise a job with Barracuda Recruitment, simply contact us online , drop us an email at or give us a call on (087) 062 7957 so that we can talk you through the process. We take the time to get to know the Companies we work with, so that we can be sure of making connections that work.

Working with Barracuda Recruitment will save you money on advertising and re-advertising, as well as the personnel costs involved with processing applications and arranging interviews. Barracuda Recruitment will be paid upon successful hire (as per our Terms & Conditions of Business), as a percentage of the agreed salary between your Company and your new Employee.

We specialise in the recruitment of Accounting & Finance Professionals, Bookkeepers, Payroll Specialists for a multiple of different Industries including but not limited to: Scientific and Laboratory, Engineering and Technical, Supply Chain, Logistics & Materials, IT/Software/Emerging Technologies, Accounting & Finance, Manufacturing & Production roles for the Life Sciences, Tech, Food/Agri and Engineering sectors.

Here at Barracuda Recruitment, we work across multiple platforms to create a comprehensive service. Jobs are advertised widely, including on our website, our blog, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram or relevant Job Boards websites so we have good coverage to attract top quality professionals.

We focus on excellence when we recommend and prepare candidates for application and interview, and we are confident that our candidates are adaptable and ready for opportunities to grow. We won’t waste your time with candidates who are not a good fit for your position or your Company as we have a stringent screening process which we adhere to, and we will help to streamline the recruitment process to provide you with the very best candidates for every role.

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