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  • 1. Creative Financial Staffing Managed by professional accounting firms
  • 2. Overview of CFS
    • Founded in 1994
    • Established 40+ offices in the U.S. and Caribbean
    • Affiliated with local, regional, & national CPA firms
    Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is the world’s largest privately owned accounting and financial placement firm. We provide staffing solutions for a broad range of financial disciplines and talent levels ranging from entry level accounting staffs to senior level managers.
  • 3. Benefits of CPA Affiliation
    • “ We Are Connected”
    • Provides exclusive access to candidates through networking & referrals
    • Underscores our knowledge and understanding of financial industry
    • Maintain the same quality standard as our CPA affiliate
    CFS is unique in that it is the only temporary and permanent staffing agency in the world to function as a fully integrated unit of leading accounting firms.
  • 4. The staff at CFS understands our corporate culture and is thorough and selective in the candidates they present. VP, Business Development Electrical Supply Distribution Company “ Why Use CFS Reason # 1 CFS partners with CPA firms to understand your core business. Why Use CFS Reason # 2 CFS gives you access to candidates not found anywhere else.
  • 5. Positions We Staff
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • Treasurer
    • VP of Finance
    • Controller
    • Assistant Controller
    • Accounting Manager
    • Senior Accountant
    • Staff Accountant
    • Director of Tax
    • Tax Manager
    • Tax Senior
    • Tax Accountant
    • Audit Director
    • Audit Manager
    • Audit Senior
    • Auditor
    • Cost Accounting Manager
    • Senior Cost Accountant
    • Cost Accountant
    • Manager of Cost, Financial, or Budget Analyst
    • Senior Financial Analyst
    • Financial Analyst
    • Full Charge Bookkeeper
    • Bookkeeper
    AP Manager AR Manager Payroll Manager Billing Manager Credit & Collections Manager Commercial Collector Consumer Collector Accounting Clerk AP Clerk AR Clerk Payroll Clerk Billing Clerk Data Entry Clerk And More…
  • 6. Temp & Executive Search Services
    • Temp Staffing Services
    • Project, short-term, long-term, & temp-to-hire staffing
    • Access to all talent levels and financial disciplines
    • Screening process includes
      • Employment History
      • Technical Capabilities
      • Drug Screening*
      • Criminal Background*
    • Executive Search Services
    • Discussions to determine the skills, knowledge, and abilities required for the position
    • Expertise in defining a compensation plan
    • Screening process includes
      • Personal Interviews
      • Professional References
      • Employment & Degree Verification
    • Assistance with making the final offer
    * Upon Request
  • 7. Temp & Executive Search Services
    • We do more than just run ads
    • We have on-site meetings to better understand your business and staffing needs
    • We help new hires smoothly transition into their new roles
    • We offer individual focus and service to our clients
    Why Use CFS Reason # 3: CFS offers services that traditional placement agencies do not.
  • 8. CFS had provided both reliable temporary assistance and several quality direct-hire professionals …the individuals have been successful at adapting to our hectic work environment and have provided positive contributions with minimal direct supervision. Manager, Financial Accounting Aerospace Industry Supplier “
  • 9. Current Market Conditions
    • Accountants are still in short supply
    • More candidates available does not mean more qualified candidates available
    • Candidate misrepresentation is on the rise
    • Managers are more selective when hiring
    • Interview process is more intensive
    Reason to Use CFS # 4: CFS has the knowledge and experience to address the risks and challenges that come along with hiring.
  • 10. Why Use CFS?
    • Reason 1: Partners with CPA firms to understand your core business
    • Reason 2: Has access to candidates not found anywhere else
    • Reason 3: Offers services that traditional placement agencies do not
    • Reason 4: Understands the risks that comes along with hiring
    • Reason 5: Guarantees all your placement
  • 11. CFS Office Locations
    • CALIFORNIA: Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Francisco
    • COLORADO: Denver
    • CONNECTICUT: Hartford
    • FLORIDA: Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa
    • GEORGIA: Atlanta
    • ILLINOIS: Chicago, Oak Brook, Northbrook
    • INDIANA: Fort Wayne, Indianapolis, South Bend
    • MARYLAND: Baltimore, Bethesda
    • MASSACHUSETTS: Boston (HQ)
    • MICHIGAN: Grand Rapids
    • MINNESOTA: Minneapolis
    • NEW JERSEY: New Brunswick
    • NEW MEXICO: Albuquerque
    • NEW YORK: New York
    • OHIO: Akron, Canton, Cleveland, Columbus
    • OREGON: Portland
    • PENNSYLVANIA: Pittsburgh
    • TEXAS: Houston, San Antonio
    • TENNESSEE: Nashville
    • VIRGINIA: Tysons Corner
    • WASHINGTON: Seattle
    • WISCONSIN: Madison, Milwaukee
    • PUERTO RICO: San Juan
  • 12. CFS Affiliates
    • Atkinson & Co., Ltd.
    • Baker Tilly Rivera-Rodriguez, PSC
    • Baker Tilly BlumShapiro
    • Bruner-Cox LLP
    • Carneiro, Chumney & Co., L.C.
    • Crowe Horwath LLP
    • Daniells Phillips Vaughan & Bock, CPAs & Advisors
    • Fitts Roberts & Co., P.C.
    • Garcia & Ortiz, PA
    • Green Hasson & Janks, LLP
    • Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP
    • Hood & Strong LLP
    • Lane Gorman Trubitt, LLP
    • Mahoney Cohen & Company
    • RSM McGladrey Inc.
    • Schneider Downs & Co., Inc.
    • Sotero Peralta y Asociados
    • Talbot, Korvola & Warwick, LLP
    • The GHP Financial Group
    • WithumSmith+Brown
  • 13. Questions?