We are proud to have a team of dedicated and professional staff working for Astute Recruitment, and you can find out more about them below.
Sarah is one of the founders of Astute Recruitment, and has built an unrivalled reputation placing candidates in this market since 1997. Recent winner of the East Midlands ‘Institute of Directors’ Director of the Year award and the Derbyshire Times’ Entrepreneur of the Year award.
All levels of fully qualified and qualified by experience interim and temporary recruitment across Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
Mary is one of the founders of Astute Recruitment, having worked the qualified market within the East Midlands since 2003. She has an excellent network of business owners, Managing Directors and Chief Executives not only who she has placed staff to, but also given consultative advice and support. Mary also develops the marketing strategy and organises Astute’s successful series of business breakfasts.
Qualified, qualified by experience & senior part qualified recruitment, on a temporary, permanent and contract basis across Nottingham, Derby and South Derbyshire.
A highly respected and experienced recruiter, Richard joined the Astute family in September 2019 as a Senior Consultant. Richard’s successful recruitment career spans some 22 years including the provision of fully qualified accountants across the East Midlands before specialising in Financial & Accountancy recruitment in 2003.
All fully qualified interim, temporary to permanent and fixed-term contract appointments across Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Leicestershire. Interim appointments include Interim Finance Director, Interim Financial Controller, Interim Management Accountant, Interim Financial Reporting Manager, Interim Company Accountant
Sarah-Louise originally joined Astute in 2012 after a successful career as an Assistant Accountant. With her hands-on experience in accountancy, she has developed excellent relationships within the local market. From starting as a Trainee Consultant, Sarah-Louise achieved 4 promotions. After a break to follow an opportunity to recruit finance professionals internationally, we are delighted to announce that Sarah-Louise has just been promoted to Director after resuming her career with us in 2020! A well-deserved promotion.
All ledger clerks, including supervisors and managers, bookkeepers, assistant accountants, and aspiring part qualified accountants on a temporary, permanent, and contract basis within Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire.
Following his 2:1 Degree in Education, Tom chose a change of direction career wise into professional consultancy. Following a further successful few years in search and selection at C-Suite, Director level, Tom has recently begun his career at Astute focussing on Senior Qualified Permanent recruitment across Derby, North & South Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and North Leicestershire.
Permanent qualified accountancy recruitment including Finance Directors, Financial Controllers, Finance Managers, Financial Accountants, Management Accountants and all other roles.
Charlotte began her career pursuing the performing arts. Successful A-Levels and a distinction in Technical Theatre Design & Technology from Nottingham University led to jobs including working at the Edinburgh Fringe. Whilst media and the arts remain a firm passion, Charlotte was offered the opportunity to work in recruitment in the Middle East, gaining a grounding across finance, operations and general management. After returning to the UK, Charlotte joined Astute in January 2019 where she has been highly successful placing permanent candidates across all non-qualified finance positions. Charlotte has just celebrated her 1st work anniversary at Astute. Heres to many more years of success with us!
Placing permanent non-qualified accounts assistants and clerical/ transactional finance staff across a number of roles including: Part Qualified Accountant, Accounts Payable/ Purchase Ledger, Credit Control, Payroll, Assistant Accountant, Assistant Financial Accountant, Assistant Management Accountant, Bookkeeper. Areas Charlotte focusses on are Derby, South Derbyshire, Staffordshire, North Leicestershire and South Nottinghamshire.
Harry joined Astute late in 2020 after relocating to Derbyshire from East Sussex. He has worked in consultancy for a number of years. His previous experience working in search and selection at Director & Partner level, enables Harry to liaise with Qualified Accountants regardless of seniority with ease. His ability to build trusted relationships with clients is priceless too.
All levels of fully qualified permanent recruitment across Derby, North Derbyshire, and North Nottinghamshire.
Tiarna has been with Astute since May 2016 when she joined us part-time whilst completing her photography college course.
Office administration. Tiarna keeps abreast of all the CVs that need adding/ amending and helps out with payroll and projects. A talented photographer she is also helping us on the marketing side with our events