why hixen search group

We realize we are not the only recruiters out there. Why choose Hixen Search Group? You. We focus on you. And our network of 30,000+ accounting and finance professionals helps.

  • TRUST 

    Every decision counts. We understand how important it is to find the right hire or the right career opportunity to advance your career. Turnover not only costs company’s money but can negatively impact a professional’s resume. We work with you honestly, every step of the way to ensure employers and professionals find a perfect fit for their skill sets, personality, and long-term career aspirations.


    When you know more than your recruiter does, you have a problem. We pride ourselves on our understanding of both accounting and finance, and professional staffing in the Columbus market. With over 10 years of direct experience in public accounting and recruiting, we aim to be your go-to staffing and career development consultant. We provide honest feedback and expert insight to the local market’s hiring trends. We are more than just a ‘headhunter’, we are your hiring partner.


    We know people. Are you evaluating new talent or job opportunities locally in Columbus? Great! We can help. Perhaps your current search for a new CFO isn’t working? Have you considered evaluating professionals from across the country? At Hixen Search Group we work with an extensive network of accounting and finance professionals locally in Columbus and nationally through the American Association of Finance and Accounting.

Did you know Hixen Search Group is the sole Columbus affiliate of the American Association of Finance and Accounting? 

years experience
professionals in our local network
professionals in our national network


Cleveland, Ohio

Graduate of
The Ohio State University


Feel-Good Activities
Volunteers & the President of Board for the Huckleberry House


Favorite Thing About Columbus
Food, definitely the food & the diversity of Columbus’ progressive culture

meet chaz hixen

What differentiates a company? Leadership.

A Cleveland-native, Chaz Hixen moved to  Columbus in 2002 to pursue his dreams and become an expert Accounting and Finance Recruiter. You may be asking yourself, ‘Hold up. Who graduates high school with the aspirations of recruiting?’ Okay no, but he did move to Columbus to attend the Ohio State University and earn a degree in Accounting. After college, Chaz stayed in Columbus working for a large regional public accounting firm within assurance where he assisted large, privately held and publicly traded companies with external audit, financial statement reviews, and M&A due diligence.

After working within public accounting for a few years, Chaz decided it was time for a change. In 2008, Chaz joined a large recruiting agency where he was introduced to the accounting and finance talent acquisition industry. He has been a recruiter ever since! Since transitioning from public accounting, Chaz has applied his knowledge and network within accounting and finance to each retained, direct hire or interim search he works on.

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