Recruitment for Controllers and other Corporate Accounting Professionals

  • Experienced Corporate Accountants

    While you’re searching for proven accounting professionals with the hard skills required to do the job and the soft skills necessary to fit with your department and company culture on a long-term basis, The CSP Group has those candidates on standby ready to interview.

Biggest Needs Today

Public accounting experience or a mix of public and industry experience

Experience in private equity environments

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) integration experience

Cost accounting experience in complex manufacturing environments

Controller and Accounting Candidates

Companies often engage Recruiters to fill Controller or other Corporate Accounting functions due to a lack of qualified internal candidates as well as the difficulty attracting outside applicants who possess the range of skills and requisite experience they desire, such as:

  • Proven ability to close month-end under pressure.
  • Proficiency with mid-grade and major ERP General Ledger systems such as Microsoft Dynamics (AX, Great Plains, Solomon), SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, WorkDay, AS400, etc.
  • Full-cycle accounting experience with a strong understanding of debits and credits across the financial statements
  • Career foundation experience in public accounting (audit or tax)
  • Knowledge of GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Significant experience working with complete sets of financial statements (P&L, Balance Sheet, and Statement of Cashflows)
  • Strong Financial Reporting experience (internal reporting for management purposes)
  • Experience working with department leaders/budget owners
  • For Controller and other corporate accounting management positions, experience leading a team of accountants

The Difference Maker

Of course, we know how to identify and recruit people that meet these technical requirements, but we find the subtle differences between a candidate in these areas make the biggest difference:

Ability to see the big picture of the business and understand accounting’s place within it

Exceptional organization skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously

Ability to work at a fast pace and keep up with industry segment-specific spikes

The soft people skills necessary to forge and cultivate positive business relationships across departments and at all staff levels

If you are looking for a Controller or other Corporate Accounting staffers that meet these types of requirements, please reach out to us.

If you are a Controller, Accounting Manager, or Accountant looking for a new career chapter, please review our open positions but also reach out so we have you on our roster for the next opportunity.

Accounting Candidates We're Asked To Find

Whether you are an employer looking to fill a Controller or Corporate Accounting positions (such as Accounting Managers, Senior Accountants, and Staff Accountants) or a candidate looking to advance your career, The CSP Group can be of service in any of the markets we service including St. Louis, San Diego and across the United States.


Assistant Conroller

Chief Accounting Officer

VP of Accounting

Director of Accounting

Accounting Manager

Senior Accountant

Staff Accountant

Plant Controller

Plant Accountant

Cost Accounting Manager

Cost Accountant

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