We are passionate about our work, we are professional in how we deliver results

Atlas Partners is born from a very clear vision which Craig and Liam have developed throughout their careers. Our emphasis is on providing real, expert advice on key pieces of recruitment. This starts with listening, understanding, advising and setting a structured, tangible plan with clear expectations. Then we get to work.


Our business is built on our core values

People first

People are our focus and priority


Honesty and straightforwardness in professional and business relationships

Professional Competence

Maintain professional knowledge and skill at the highest standard


We are accountable as individuals, we are responsible as a business

Our Team

The Atlas Partners Recruitment Directors bring over 20 years of specific Accountancy and Finance advisory experience from across the world. We know what we are talking about.


Craig Gorton (CGMA) ‐ Director

Craig brings a valuable blend of Recruitment and hands-on Accountancy & Finance experience to his clients. As a Chartered Accountant, Craig made the switch from Finance to Recruitment to improve how the market is served with increased quality of service, active consultation and to drive his passion of aligning the right talent with the right opportunity. Having focused on Executive level recruitment across the UK and Melbourne, Craig takes his focus on the senior end of the market. With his love of the Blue & White, Craig follows the Kangaroos.


Liam Killen ‐ Director

Liam has been recruiting in Melbourne’s Accountancy and Finance market since 2014, having partnered with a broad range of clients both locally and interstate. Liam sees the recruitment process as vitally important to the success of any organisation and values the opportunity of working with some of Melbourne’s most outstanding talent. Liam graduated with a double degree from Deakin University and, in his spare time, enjoys supporting his mighty Tigers at the MCG.


Sam Harrison ‐ Recruitment Consultant

With 7 years’ Customer Service and Sales’ experience, Sam brings a deep understanding of emotional intelligence to his clients and candidates. Having joined Atlas Partners in early 2021, Sam has developed several strong relationships with key figures within reputable companies across Melbourne’s Accountancy and Finance markets. Sam identifies the importance of developing sound relationships with both candidate and client as key to achieving outstanding results. Sam graduated with a Bachelor of Business from Monash University and, during his time away from work, enjoys travelling around Australia and across international borders, along with spending time with those most important to him.


Oshadhei Amarasinghe ‐ Recruitment Administrator

Oshi is currently in her final year studying Bachelor of Business (International Business and Accounting) at Swinburne University of Technology while working as a Recruitment Administrator for Atlas Partners. Oshi manages all related candidate administration duties along with building new efficient processes to make sure everything runs smoothly, and information is captured accurately. Fun fact, Oshi likes being kept on her toes, from nail-biting horrors to riding spinning roller coaster rides!


Mimi Barbary ‐ Graduate Recruitment Consultant

With several years of Customer Service and Sales experience, Mimi has transitioned into her recruitment career with Atlas Partners seamlessly. Mimi has found her niche in the Accounting and Finance market and focuses on placing roles within transactional services, including, but not limited to Payroll, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable. Mimi graduated with a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) from La Trobe University. Beyond her work, Mimi enjoys spending quality time with her friends and family, travelling and cooking.


Maddie Millaras ‐ Recruitment Consultant

Having worked as an accountant within public practice, Maddie leverages her technical expertise and market knowledge to support and navigate clients throughout their recruitment process. Maddie’s desire to make a positive impact on individuals, shared with her passion for accounting led to her switch from accountant to consultant. Maddie graduated with a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance and, outside of work, enjoys travelling, spending time in the gym and cooking.


Sascha Naismith ‐ Finance Manager

Sascha joined Atlas Partners in March 2022 and brings over 13 years of experience in accounting and finance. She is responsible for the financial management of the business including smooth on-boarding of all consultants and the payroll process.

Sascha commenced her career in Melbourne at Pitcher Partners working in the business advisory division. She then moved to industry working in investor relations in private equity (in London), then operations and treasury with Acciona Energy Oceania. More recently, Sascha has taken a career break to spend time with her family but kept her skills sharp as treasurer for her children’s kindergarten and bookkeeping for not-for-profit charity Prevention United. In her spare time Sascha, enjoys camping and exploring Australia with her family.


Heshara Rajapakse ‐ Recruitment Administrator

Heshara is a LLB graduate, also currently a student majoring in Criminology and Criminal Justice. At Atlas Partners Heshara is our Recruitment Administrator, managing all related candidate administration duties along with building new efficient processes to make sure everything runs smoothly, and information is captured accurately. Interests: Heshara is a huge mystery and true crime fanatic, you’ll find her on most weekends reading within this genre.