ABPM+ (ABPMplus) is an exciting new partnership between ABPM and Blues Point providing management and board-level IT and Finance recruitment services in the Midlands - permanent, contract and interim.
We work together to supply IT and Finance recruitment services in the Midlands, specialising in middle management to board-level appointments.
We apply rigorous pre-appointment due diligence procedures to all our projects and we promise to deliver quality candidates who fit your culture, and who will contribute towards fuelling your business growth.
Our huge combined network of IT and Finance professionals mean that we have access to the candidates that you can’t find yourself.
ABPM Recruitment Ltd is the preferred recruitment partner for the recruitment and appointment of CFO’s, Finance Directors, Qualified Accountants and HR Professionals through our mutually beneficial relationships across the East and West Midlands.
We have a greater than 80% success rate of assignment completion and more than 95% of our appointees are still in post 24 months and beyond.
ABPM is the Midlands Finance recruitment agency of choice serving Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham.
Blues Point is an IT recruitment specialist in the Midlands, established in 2003.
We believe that the most effective way to recruit is to attract people with the appropriate technical background PLUS the right attitude, intelligence, and motivation – and the ability to learn. Technical skills can be taught, but it’s essential that you recruit with attitude and behaviours in mind.
Blues Point - providing evidence-based IT recruitment services in Derby, Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham.
Matt has worked in the employee engagement and recruitment industry since 2000, and is a co-founder and director of Blues Point. He has a degree in French from Durham University and is a qualified chartered accountant. He looks after the financial and legal aspects of the business.
Interesting fact: Matt used to live in Blues Point, which is in Sydney, in 1998. Hence the name!
Sarah has been with ABPM for 27 years supporting with finance, recruitment, HR, compliance and legal matters. Before this she worked in practice – and also for Sheffield United Football Club as a part-time accountant for their hospitality and catering business.
Interesting fact: Sarah was Treasurer for a Cheerleading team for 12 years, going to competitions all over the world.
Steph joined us in 2010, having previously worked in IT recruitment, marketing and retail. Steph has an MA Hons degree in Philosophy from St Andrews University. Her role at Blues Point entails managing our delivery team and supporting candidates through the recruitment process.
Interesting fact: Steph also works as a freelance writer, mostly within the wine industry but she also writes many of the blogs here on our site.
Rej is a well-known expert in the recruitment of CFOS, Finance Directors, NEDS and leaders of functions on a permanent or interim basis. He is an advisor to many private companies, the professional services sector and PE/VC community on matters of recruitment and organizational development.
Interesting fact: Rej is short for Reju and he was born in Quilon (aka Kollam) in Kerala State, South India. He is a trained accountant.
A graduate of Derby University and holding Practitioner status in Personality Profiling, Emotional Intelligence and Motivational Mapping, helping clients understand what a candidate’s CV doesn’t say, to understand their fit for your team.
Interesting fact: Alex has four children and a Bengal cat called Merlin. When he does have some free time, he likes to spend it listening to his large vinyl music collection.
Cara has been with ABPM since 2015 and is the first point of contact for candidates and clients who visit or call. She has a very professional and customer-focused approach and puts her broad knowledge of the finance industry into practice when sourcing, interviewing candidates and speaking to clients.
Interesting facts: Cara is qualified in Mechanics, MIG Welding, Art and Design, Sales and Accountancy AAT Level 2. She loves gaming, cars, anime, and tea.