Meet our candidates

We spend a lot of time getting to know our candidates to make sure they have the skills and personalities to succeed on your team. It's a process that helps you reduce your hiring risk and lower your turnover rate. And, while we can't introduce you to every single one of them, you can get to know a few of them right here. Check out this video to hear some of our candidates talk about what they love to do.

Our candidates are Backed By Fact

Our Qualified-Verified Guarantee is a process that ensures you get candidates who are the best possible fit to help you reduce turnover.

In-depth Interviews

Before you meet our candidates, we interview them in person to make sure they have the skills and personality for the job. And we know what to look for in a great candidate because every one of our branches has staffing experts with real-world accounting and finance experience.

Targeted Skills Assessments

We have over 300 different evaluation courses that measure a candidate's aptitude in key functions such as accounting theory, reconciliations, accounts payable, and more. If they have the skills to handle our assessments, we'll know they're ready to go to work for you.

Comprehensive Verification Checks

You’ll never doubt that every candidate we propose is authorized—and can be trusted—to do the job.

We check at least two references for:

  • Employment dates
  • Salary
  • Technical skills
  • Reliability
  • Strengths and weaknesses

We also conduct:

  • I-9 verifications
  • Credit checks
  • Drug tests (upon request)
  • Criminal background checks (upon request)

We measure candidates on more than their resume

  • Attitude

    Do they have a positive, healthy outlook?

  • Personality

    Are they a good fit for your company culture?

  • Professionalism

    How do they conduct themselves at work?

  • Motivation

    What inspires them to work hard for you?

  • Flexibility

    Do they take things in stride?

  • Communication

    Do they convey ideas clearly, easily and openly?

  • Dependability

    Can you trust them with important tasks?

Check out our Salary Guide!

Our data and insights will help you hire the best number-crunching pros.

We placed more than 16,333 candidates last year

  • Accounting Principals took the time to understand my career goals, provide guidance and connect me with great opportunities with notable companies. They truly care about people and their success.

    Aaron Harward

  • With Accounting Principals I have a team dedicated to finding my perfect job match. Working with them has been the smartest career move I made so far!

    Molly Christiansen

  • Accounting Principals brings me great opportunities that fit me. They coach me so that I go into interviews prepared and confident.

    Raymond Pendergast

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