Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group Ltd are an independent business operating exclusively in the recruitment of Qualified & Senior Finance Appointments, Interim Markets, Part-Qualified Finance & Transactional Finance sectors.  We also recruit in several specialist disciplines within our Group including: Office Support, HR, Commercial Management roles and Executive & Director Appointments.


The areas we cover include Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the North West of England.


We have also launched our Leadership Profiling & Assessment division, which is headed up by our in-house profiling expert Liz Lawson.  Liz is highly trained in leadership assessment, with over 12 years experience in psychometric profiling having worked for a national leadership consultancy, combined with a Masters in Occupation Psychology Liz is an expert in her field.  We see leadership profiling as an important part of a senior recruit, or any recruit to ensure that your business is getting it right first time.


To find out more please see link https://rotheramcarrington.co.uk/home/leadership-profiling-assessment/


Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment

Sarah Rotheram
Owner & Founder Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group 

Qualified/Senior Finance Appointments (Interim/Contract/Permanent)

Sarah Rotheram has over 20 year’s experience in financial recruitment and specialises in Temporary & Permanent Senior Finance & Qualified Accounting Appointments across the Chester, Cheshire, North Wales, Wirral & Merseyside areas.  Sarah has worked for two of the largest & leading multi-national finance recruitment organisations in the UK, specialising in the North West of England and Central London where she quickly advanced through the ranks achieving outstanding results for each of her employers.
Sarah’s passion is to ensure the right candidate is placed with the right client. Her expertise’s is within senior finance recruitment for qualified & part-qualified accountants up to financial director level across commerce & industry and the not for profit sectors.  She has vast experience of working with a wide range of clients from blue chip and corporate organisations to local SME’s, personally managing the requirements of senior finance experts and placing into the best possible opportunity for their skill’s, experience and background.
Having worked for corporate organisations for the last 20 years Sarah has always had an inner drive to eventually start up her own recruitment business, combining the highly professional approach provided by these organisations, Sarah can now utilise the variety of skills she has acquired and tailor into a bespoke service as a boutique recruiter on a more local level.  Adhering to the training and knowledge she has gained along the way by implementing good practice, a solid infrastructure and continual adherence to changes in recruitment legislation, we hope to make our business a success with the support and guidance of our candidate, clients, family and friends.
Sarah prides herself on the service she provides to both her candidates & clients which in turn has given her a loyal customer base who will continue to return to her for help finding a new role or recruit for a new role.
Amy Knowles

Amy Knowles
Associate Director at Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group

Specialist recruiter in Part-Qualified Finance, Transactional Finance & Office Support (Temporary/Contract/Permanent)

Amy Knowles has over 12 years’ experience in placing quality transactional & business support professionals into permanent positions, contract roles and temporary assignments across the private and public sectors. Geographically covering the Chester, North Wales and Cheshire areas.

Amy graduated with a 2:1 in Business Studies at the University of Staffordshire. On leaving University Amy applied for an accounts role with one of the leading multi-national recruitment organisations and instead of getting an accounts role Amy was referred to the internal recruitment team and offered a role as an Associate Recruitment Consultant. 12 years on Amy has trained and developed to management level and achieved significant results for the areas she was responsible for.

Amy is an expert in all areas of Transactional Finance & Office Support recruitment where she has a strong following across the Chester, Wrexham & North Wales areas.

After being employed by a Specialist market leading recruitment company, with a world wide presence, for the duration of her 12 years. Where, she progressed through the ranks, trained and managed teams and built up extensive market knowledge. Now working with Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group, where existing knowledge can be utilised and developed to help support businesses, whilst having the right work life balance for a young family.

Liz Lawson

Business Director at Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group

Specialist permanent recruiter in Senior Finance Appointments

Liz began her career working for a national recruitment firm. She specialised in the recruitment of senior finance professionals and qualified accountants and she managed a number of the firm’s offices, including Liverpool, Chester and Wrexham. She has always enjoyed building strong relationships with her candidates and clients to truly understand their needs, and this, combined with her conscientious and practical approach, contributed to her being a highly successful recruiter.

After seven years in recruitment, Liz decided to build on her Honours degree in Psychology and took a year out to study for a Master’s degree in Occupational Psychology. She then spent the next 12 years working for a national leadership consultancy, where she specialised in executive assessment to support recruitment and promotion decisions, as well as the coaching and development of leaders and teams. Liz holds level A an B certificates in psychometric testing and is well-versed in a variety of psychometric tools, which she deploys when recruiting, assessing and developing senior individuals to ensure a strong role and organisational culture fit.

Liz has joined the Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group as a Business Director and is once again specialising in the recruitment of senior finance professionals. She draws on her business psychology knowledge as well as recruitment, assessment and coaching experience to provide a positive client and candidate experience, quality recruitment outcomes and an informed and smooth onboarding experience for candidates in their new roles.

Outside of work, Liz is busy raising a young family. She helps with reading at her local primary school and at clubs which her children attend.

Gareth Davage

Gareth Davage
Non-Executive Director at Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group Ltd

Originally training as an accountant, Gareth quickly moved into a commercial and front of house role – in recruitment. He joined Michael Page in 1992 as a consultant. In 2006 became Managing Director and in 2014 Senior Managing Director.

Responsibilities included opening eight offices; starting Michael Page Legal; developing the Page Personnel and Page Executive brands; as well as Managing the Finance and consulting business’s (over a £100m turnover).

Retiring from Michael Page in 2017 Gareth has decided to work with a number of talented recruiters. One of those is Rotheram Carrington Recruitment Group Ltd.

“It was a no brainier” he said when approached by Sarah. “At the heart of the business are the Candidate and Clients, both are put first beyond anything else”.

His role is to help with strategy, vision, governance, maintain growth to help realise the owners goals and ambition.

Head of Reflection & Observation

Head of Vitality & Motivation



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Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment


We work in partnership with our team, we listen, we engage, and we respectfully communicate with our people, candidate & clients to understand exactly what their ambitions & motivations are.

Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment

Integrity & Confidentiality

We do the right thing.  We work in a highly professional & confidential manner.  We make a commitment to our clients to achieve expectations set out, and we deliver within agreed timescales.

Rotheram Carrington Financial Recruitment


We genuinely care about every aspect of our people & business and we are totally committed to our clients & candidates.


We value, encourage and recognise our people, our candidates & our clients.


  • Experienced consultants with expert knowledge in local markets
  • Annual bespoke salary and benefits advice for you and your team
  • Thorough and specific screening on all candidate registrations (formal interview process, full application form completion, checks include proof of identity & eligibility to work in the UK, professional qualification & reference checks for temporary workers)
  • Access to a significant data base of candidates
  • Commitment to tight timescales & deadlines
  • Online cost-effective advertising options
  • Access to become an Rotheram Carrington Advantage Member which provides clients with extra benefits and discounts on recruitment (please call a member of the RCFR team to find out more)
  • Referral Scheme which can result in £100 of a choice of gift vouchers (please email the RCFR Recruitment Team on recruitment@rcfr.co.uk to find out more) 


Specialist recruiters in Permanent, Temporary & Contract recruitment across Chester, Cheshire, North Wales, Merseyside and the North West of England, within Commerce & Industry and the Not for Profit sectors.

We recruit for a wide variety of businesses & organisations; PLC, SME, International, Corporate, Private Equity, Start Ups across all sectors such as:

+ Business / Financial & Professional Services

+ Manufacturing / FMCG

+ Construction / Engineering / Energy / Utilities

+ Retail

+ Pharma / Healthcare / Medical

+ Telecommunications / IT / E-Commerce

+ Housing / Local Authority / Charities

+ Distribution / Transport


The tailored recruitment solution combines the following skills to achieve the best possible outcome for client & candidate:

+ We listen and support at every stage of the recruitment process. Ensuring the needs, from both a technical and cultural perspective are ascertained to identify the best finance talent for your business

+ We work in partnership with our clients, growing mutually beneficial relationships built on trust and honesty