Accounting & Finance

Using our extensive Accounting and Finance talent network to place candidates across Blue Chip, SME, Public Sector and Not-For-Profit Organisations.

Accounting and Finance - the fuel that feeds your business.

Finance. It’s the engine room. It’s the fuel that’s the difference between a business moving forward or closing its doors. Every business needs financial professionals and specialists to ensure it runs legally, profitably and efficiently. 

CMD’s network of active and passive candidates is one of the strongest across the entire South West, assisting clients with the best top-tier talent in the market. Whether you’re looking for an Accountant, Bookkeeper or Financial Director, our Consultants have got the talent and experience to fill your vacancy.

If you require experienced accountancy professionals to help your business make the right strategic financial decisions, or finance professionals to ensure the accurate day to day running of your financial affairs, CMD have cultivated an experienced network of accounting and financial talent with experience across a wide variety of sectors. 

One of the critical KPIs for our Consultants is regular communication with their candidate network, even when we don't have an active role to share, resulting in a candidate network that trusts us implicitly.

We proactively identify, engage and qualify emerging talent in the area so our database is constantly evolving.

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“The purpose of the accounting and finance function has transformed. It’s no longer just about financial efficiency and adhering to regulation. Finance is a fundamental strategic function that directly impacts business direction and focus.” 

Employing the right combination of accounting and finance talent, based on the businesses’ current position, as well as its aspirational goals is critical to maintaining an organisation’s long-term success amongst its competitors. Successful organisations can’t operate without competent day to day finance operations, high-quality audit and tax advice, and, when appropriate, business advisory planning that results in growth and profitability. 

CMD understand the critical importance of every level of accounting and finance support that organisations need at different stages of their lifecycle. We provide access to the best quality talent network in the South West, based on your current business needs and the sector you operate in. 

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Meet the Team

The Consultants from our dedicated Accounting and Finance sector are well versed in the complexities of the professional regulations, qualifications and personal attributes candidates require to meet the needs of your business, as well as the competencies required from non-qualified financial support. We have honed a candidate network giving you access to the most effective accounting and finance talent available in the South West. 

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“Money is the lifeblood of any business. When businesses grow quickly they need professional accounting support to continue to grow sustainably. CMD not only provide high-quality talent but are able to advise on the right skills your business needs at that time.” 

The Roles

Our extensive candidate network covers senior professional accounting specialisms, all the way to payroll and credit control specialists. Your business lifecycle and financial objectives will depend on the sector you operate and the speed of your growth. We’ll advise you on the most appropriate accounting and financial support to meet the bespoke requirements of your business. 

  • Finance Directors and Controllers
  • Auditors
  • Tax Specialists 
  • Accountants 
  • Financial Analysts
  • Credit Control, Payroll and Book Keeping

Recently Filled Roles

Finance Director - Full Time - Bath
Role filled: 6 weeks

"We worked closely with our growing client to ensure they were provided with a broad candidate selection; they needed an experienced Finance Director that would work well in a dynamic environment and fit their company culture. After advising them on the current market and expectations, we were able to fill their vacancy with a high-quality candidate that has exceeded expectations within the company."

Jose Garcia-Brennan – Senior Consultant


Payroll – Contract - Bath
Role filled: 1 week

"Our client suddenly found themselves without payroll support due to long-term illness. Such a critical role cannot be lost for any length of time as obviously paying staff in a timely fashion is a top priority, so we worked quickly to find high-calibre Payroll candidates that were immediately available. Our strong candidate network meant we were able to fill the vacancy with no downtime for the client."

Sarah Webb – Recruitment Consultant


Find your Perfect Candidate


  1. Information Gathering: Your dedicated Consultant will start with an information gathering exercise including meeting with you, visiting your offices, talking about what has and hasn't worked well in the past and analysing your employer brand.
  2. The Shortlist: Based on the data we gather we'll develop a shortlist of fully screened, qualified candidates from our extensive network. We'll present back to you with an easy to follow summary sheet to save time for the hiring manager.
  3. Channel Selection: Based on our research, we'll identify the most effective recruitment methods and the best channels for your business to advertise on. These will be signed off by you before anything goes live.
  4. Honest Communication: We'll maintain smooth and prompt communication between you and the candidate and we'll host weekly update calls to provide you with honest feedback on the success of the recruitment channels and wider feedback from the candidate base.


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