Welcome to SRM Executive Search
The SRM Executive Search practice is led by founder Stewart Robertson, who has a wealth of experience recruiting CFO and Financial Management positions.
Our executive search consultants have recruited for a large number of multinational groups, utilising extensive networks to source high calibre finance leaders when internal networks and direct sourcing methods have been exhausted.
We have recruited a significant number of CFO and Finance Director roles for small, high growth businesses across a range of sectors. As a business owner, Stewart can uniquely empathise to find the right finance executive to meet the growing needs of your business.
Why use us over a traditional executive search firm?
A flexible and client centred approach
Initial representation made by experienced consultant not a researcher
Speed of turnaround and delivery
SRM has recruited a number of accounting professionals across the Berkeley Group in London, and elsewhere in the UK, consistently finding strong people, including Finance Director level hires.
Our executive search process
The process and timeline for a search will be tailored for your indvidual requirements. A typcial search may take up to twelve weeks.
LONG & SHORTLIST
- Devise candidate criteria and search geography
- Candidate brief / advert developed and agreed
- Timelines and actions set
- Market mapping, candidate research and market recommendations
- Target candidate approaches commence and recommendations
- Initial candidate evaluation
- Prioritisation of candidates against brief
- Sift and longlisted candidates interviewed by SRM
- Shortlist finalised
- Formal 1st interviews with client
- Psychometric reports (if required)
- Ongoing candidate support
- Offer made via SRM
- SRM manage offer negotiations with candidate
- Offer acceptance
- Detailed feedback to unsuccessful candidates
- On-boarding and post-appointment support to candidate during notice period
- Feedback gathered on search to ensure continuous improvement
Recent executive search assignments
Divisional Finance Director
£140k, FTSE 100
Group Financial Controller
£90k, AIM Listed
£120k, PE Backed FinTec
Head of Group Reporting
£90k, AIM Listed
£130k, Online Gaming / Marketing
£100k, FTSE 100
Unlike traditional executive search firms, we work with our candidates to build long term relationships, regardless of whether we have an immediate mandate for them.
Ultimately, it is in our long term interest to work as trusted partners to our candidates, whether it’s your first move into an executive level role or if you're an experienced board director.
As part of our service to candidates in this market, we offer advice on:
- Transitioning to an Executive level role
- How to network
- CV and LinkedIn profiles
- Working with traditional search firms
The straight forward recruitment consultancy
Executive Search news & insight
It’s tempting to believe that people aren’t moving jobs due to the pandemic but that simply isn’t the case. Rory MacSween talks us through his top six tips to reduce the risk of surprise resignations.
We’re delighted to welcome Will Short, a senior tax specialist, to the SRM family. We spoke to Will about why he recruits global tax leaders, the roles he can help you with and why he joined SRM Recruitment.
Most finance functions have been operating with lean teams since the 2008 financial crisis. Factor in the covid pandemic and many teams are struggling to cope. In our latest blog, Rob McKay takes a look at how contract hires can save your finance team’s sanity.
Rory MacSween, co-founder of SRM, and diversity specialist, Emma Waltham, discuss the seven steps hiring managers can take to counter bias in tax and finance recruitment.
Whilst our executive search consultants are based in London, we recruit across the whole of the UK.
Based at Record Hall, near Chancery Lane tube station in London, we're in a great location to easily meet with our clients and candidates, wherever they are based.
Each role we recruit is treated as a bespoke search assignment which means we are able to source candidates internationally to work in any location.
We are often successful where traditional recruiters fail as we proactively recruit across borders.
About to hire your next leader?
Get in touch with one of our experienced consultants who will work hard to understand your unique requirements. Please send us a job description or give us a call on + 44 (0) 20 3 637 7808