Robert Walters provides professional recruitment consultancy solutions worldwide. The Company offers permanent, temporary, contract, and interim recruitment services in the fields of accounting and finance, banking and financial services, engineering, human resources, IT, legal, sales and marketing, secretarial and support, and supply chain. It also provides recruitment process outsourcing and managed services.

London, GB
Size (employees)
3,793 (est)+18%
Robert Walters was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in London, GB
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Robert Walters Office Locations

Robert Walters has offices in Ho Chi Minh City, New York, San Francisco, Rotterdam and in 50 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
11 Slingsby Place St Martin's Courtyard
Birmingham, GB
11 Brindley Place
Bracknell Forest, GB
Willoughby Rd
Leeds, GB
67 Albion St
Manchester, GB
3 Hardman St
Milton Keynes, GB
Altius House One North Fourth Street
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Robert Walters Financials and Metrics

Robert Walters Revenue

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Robert Walters's revenue was reported to be £1.17 b in FY, 2017 which is a 16.7% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2017)

1.2 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %


Gross profit (FY, 2017)

345.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

29.3 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

41.9 m

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

61.9 m


392.2 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


679.6 m812.7 m998.5 m1.2 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

464.3 m578.3 m720.2 m820.5 m

Gross profit

215.3 m234.4 m278.3 m345.2 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


38.2 m43.4 m62.6 m61.9 m

Accounts Receivable

9 m10.9 m

Current Assets

206.6 m236.3 m300.6 m292.5 m


8.2 m7.7 m8.2 m9.1 m
GBPFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

11.3 m15.3 m19.9 m29.3 m

Cash From Operating Activities

8 m15.8 m29.5 m32 m

Purchases of PP&E

(2.8 m)(5.1 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(4.6 m)(6.5 m)
GBPY, 2017


9.4 x


12.3 x


307.3 k


0.3 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
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Robert Walters Operating Metrics

FY, 2017

App Downloads

67 k



Video Views

1.70 m
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Robert Walters Revenue Breakdown

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Robert Walters revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 48.9% from UK, 16.2% from Europe , 31.8% from Asia Pacific and 3.2% from Other

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Robert Walters Online and Social Media Presence

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Robert Walters News and Updates

Robert Walters profit rises with City hiring proving a hotspot for growth

Recruiter Robert Walters has reported a 17 per cent rise on a constant currency basis in net fee income for its first quarter trading update, with growth across all regions. For the first three months of the year it reported gross profit of £88.5m, up from £78.3m the same time last year. The f…

The City hiring boom is still going strong, says recruiter Robert Walters

Recruitment firm Robert Walters posted record profits this morning, boosted by a City hiring spree. The company recorded a net fee income of £90.5m in the three months to the end of 2017, up 19 per cent on the same period last year. Income from international markets other than Europe and Asia …

Robert Walters shares at record high after reporting profit surge

Shares in Robert Walters surged today after the specialist recruitment group revealed another strong quarter with profits jumping across every region. Robert Walters, eponymous chief executive of the firm, said the board is “confident that profit before tax for the full year will be ahead of curr…
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Robert Walters Company Life and Culture

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