Find out more about Taylor | Ryan’s specialized industry segments


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Accounting + Finance

Each Practice area at Taylor Ryan is focused and specialized in either a technical specialty or an industry sectors. Within the Accounting and Finance division, we combine this approach. This means a depth of knowledge around both accounting and finance positions, and specific knowledge of the industries in which these roles exist.


Our Accounting + Finance division is known for hosting unique industry events in Vancouver, from CFO roundtable’s, to career management events for aspiring managers. We have a track record of placing professional candidates in all of the following areas:

  • Corporate Finance
  • Business analytics
  • Canadian, US and International Tax
  • Treasury
  • Securitisation
  • Fund Accounting
  • Corporate Accounting
  • Project/Change Management; ERP Implementation
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Cost Accounting
  • Project/Development Accounting
  • Property Accounting
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CHRIS GILLARD

Principal

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Architecture + Design

Within Architecture + Design at Taylor | Ryan we work with both local and global architecture practices and design firms on roles at all levels.


As a recruitment business that is heavily focussed on the built environment, we take a genuine interest in the making of places.   As the American Architect, Dion Neutra once said, “Architecture is more than making a statement from the street. It’s making an environment for living.” In every aspect of our daily lives, we are impacted by architecture and this, to us, is fascinating.

Working with local and global architecture practices and design firms, we understand and can add value to the full spectrum of hard to fill roles from Architectural Technologists, Interior Designers, BIM Managers, Senior & Project Architects, Sector Lead and Principal Architects.  Our team recognize and understand the nuances within specialized sectors and deliver contingent and retained search across this wide landscape including:

  • Commercial Mixed-Use
  • Residential
  • Healthcare
  • Transportation
  • Planning
  • Public Spaces

RICHARD COSTELLO

Principal

JULIE TAYLORSON

Partner, Real Estate Practice

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Construction

From entry level to executive, Taylor | Ryan has team members to facilitate any level of role across Canada or the USA.


The construction industry has been experiencing unprecedented activity for several years thanks to large transportation, infrastructure and resource-based projects.  The industry is evolving rapidly as new technologies and innovative approaches become more common place such as, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Lean Construction, pre-fabrication and modularization as well as trends in Green buildings and sustainability.   The increased levels of activity and technological innovations combined with an ageing workforce facing a retirement crunch equates to a demand for skilled and experienced talent that has arguably never been greater.

The team at Taylor | Ryan work with developers and contractors to primarily recruit for management to executive level candidates in the following specialisms:

  • Residential & Commercial
  • Heavy Industrial
  • Heavy Civil Construction
  • Institutional/PPP
  • Workplace Health & Safety
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JULIE TAYLORSON

Partner, Real Estate Practice

GRAHAM LADE

Principal

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Financial Services

The Partners at Taylor | Ryan have a long history of recruiting into financial services companies in Europe, Asia and North America.


We are able to source talent in almost all areas from back office operations, through to finance, accounting, credit, underwriting to origination and sales. We offer search and recruitment services to a broad range of clients in this sector including:

  • Real Estate Finance
  • Commercial + Retail Banking
  • Capital Markets
  • Private Lenders
  • Mezzanine/Sub-debt
  • Corporate Finance
  • Private Equity
  • Fund Managers/Fund Administrators
  • Financial Technology
  • Wealth Management
  • Pension Funds/Asset Management
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CHRIS GILLARD

Principal

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Innovation + Technology

Taylor | Ryan’s innovation and technology practice provides a much-needed partner to companies in BC looking to meet a demand for strategic technology professionals.


Clients range from mid to late stage ventures seeking strategic leaders and department heads, to established operating companies looking for senior management, executives or specialists, hard to find technical experts.

Unlike many recruitment firms in BC, we do not hire for high volume, technical positions. More so, we focus on taking a proactive, in-depth approach to attracting senior level talent.

At Taylor | Ryan we not only work with innovative companies, we participate on boards and committees and with associations. Unique to Taylor | Ryan, our Innovation + Technology search practice is guided by a technology industry veteran and is led by Taylor I Ryan’s Managing Partner.

Example positions:

  • C-suite:  CEO/CTO/COO/CFO/CMO/CISO
  • Management: Director/VP – Sales, Marketing, Finance, Operations, Product Management; Engineering; Architecture; Security; Infrastructure; Transformation; etc.
  • Specialty:  Cyber Security; Data Science/Analytics; Privacy; MarTech; Venture Capital/Private Equity; Capital Markets, Blockchain

 

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BRAD CUMISKEY

Strategic Advisor, Technology and Innovation Practice

Gavin Ryan

Managing Partner

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Real Estate

The team at Taylor | Ryan pride themselves on their industry knowledge across the entire cycle of the built environment.


We strive to add value to our clients and candidates by understanding the markets in which we operate.

We are engaged and committed to support, through sponsorship and membership, industry associations including UDI, ULI and NAIOP.   We work with a broad range of companies from private family developers and boutique agencies to global institutions and public companies.  From financing, development and project delivery through to sales, marketing, leasing and asset management, our team has a track record of delivering searches in every major city in Canada across all asset classes.

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JULIE TAYLORSON

Partner, Real Estate Practice

JOANNA O’CALLAGHAN

Principal

RICHARD COSTELLO

Principal