Meet the Team

Fred Punter founded Shortlist Accountancy in July 2015 following a career in North East Accountancy & Finance recruitment since the start of 2011. Fred’s career started in the Newcastle Office at Hays Accountancy & Finance recruiting for temporary positions on Tyneside. In 2013, Fred moved to Nigel Wright holding several positions until leaving to set-up Shortlist Accountancy in 2015. Fred’s last position was based in Nigel Wright’s Wynyard office recruiting 25k – 45k accounting positions in the Teesside & Darlington area.

Fred Punter

Fred PunterFred covers all Part-Qualified and Qualified Accounting positions in Industry and public practice. He has recruited for the full spectrum of finance recruitment from clerical to finance director level placements. Fred’s specialty is “Future of Finance positions” including active studying students and newly qualified candidates. Fred is an active CIMA Certificate student and is due to complete the qualification in winter 2016.

Outside of Shortlist Accountancy, Fred is a Rugby Union supporter and plays socially for Carlisle Hornets. Always keen to undertake new physical challenges, Fred is training to compete in an amateur boxing match in autumn 2016.

Craig Snoswell - 5th Jan 1988 - 9th May 2016


Shortlist Accountancy would like to say “Thank you for your service & Goodbye” to Craig Snoswell. Craig was a loyal and dedicated employee to the business. Craig was discovered dead on Monday the 9th of May. As a close personal friend and his employer, we are saddened by his sudden loss.