JACKSONVILLE, Fla., March 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Accounting Principals, a leader in the recruitment and placement of accounting and finance professionals, is proud to announce it is an Official Athlete Career Transition Services Sponsor for Team USA.

As the Official Athlete Career Transitions Services Sponsor, Accounting Principals supports athletes before, during and after their Olympic training and competition to help them not just win big in their respective sports, but also succeed in their career. In conjunction with this partnership, Accounting Principals has teamed up with the United States Olympic Committee to offer the Athlete Career and Education Program dedicated to helping U.S. Olympians, Paralympians, coaches and hopefuls build their professional skills and prepare for life after sport.

The Athlete Career and Education Program offers valuable career training and job placement assistance to participating athletes. Through part-time job opportunities, the program affords participants the flexibility and financial security needed to train and go for gold. It also helps participants build the foundations for successful careers after the Games conclude.

"The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls are some of the most competitive, driven and successful people on the planet and we are proud to support Team USA as they represent our great country to the world," says David Alexander, president of Accounting Principals. "We share the same Olympic spirit and embrace its values of diversity, inclusion, cooperation, competition and teamwork. Our history of working with U.S. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls transitioning into the workforce has been productive and rewarding, and we are thrilled to be working with the United States Olympic Committee on this valuable program."

For more information on the Athlete Career and Education Program, visit AccountingPrincipals.com.

About Accounting Principals

Accounting Principals is a leader in the recruitment and placement of accounting and finance professionals, offering a complete range of workforce solutions in accounting, finance, mortgage and banking. Our nationwide branch network consists of experienced professionals that average five years of real-world accounting experience plus more than five years of finance and accounting recruitment experience. In addition to providing clients with a combination of temporary staffing, temp-to-hire and direct placement services, Accounting Principals also helps clients overcome their challenges through an in-depth understanding of their business needs. For more information, please visit www.accountingprincipals.com.