build your team
Meet qualified accounting and finance professionals to advance your organization’s strategic initiatives.
At Hixen Search Group (HSG), we work with companies across the Columbus, Ohio area to identify accounting and finance professionals on a retained, contingent, and contract basis. Here are a few examples of roles we commonly recruit for.
> Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
> VP, Accounting
> Accounting Manager or Director
> Staff & Senior Accountant
> General Ledger Accountant
> Payroll Accountant
> Cost Accountant
> Managerial Accountant
> Treasury Analyst
> Public Accountant, Assurance
> Staff and Senior Auditor
> Operational Auditor
> Financial Auditor
> Forensic Accountant
> Inventory Accountant
> Compliance and Risk
> Audit Manager or Director
> Chief Audit Officer
> Public Accountant, Tax
> State and Local Tax Accountant
> Property or Indirect Tax Accountant
> Sales and Use Tax Accountant
> Tax Manager or Director
> Director, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A)
> Budget Manager
> Staff and Senior Financial Analyst
> Valuation & M&A Associates
> Budget Analyst
> Sales Analyst
> Pricing Analyst
> Strategic Financial Analyst
areas of expertise
We identify accounting, audit, tax, and finance
professionals you can trust to get the job done.
You pay us, we deliver.
Let Hixen Search Group’s experts do the work for you so you can focus on your day to day operations. Over this one to two-month process, we perform extensive research and interview expert professionals from both our local market and across the country evaluating each based on their technical skillset, personality, and cultural fit. Utilizing our candidate profile scoring tool, we only present you with the best to ensure your next hire is the right leader for your organization.
When is it best to use a retained search?
Retained Searches are normally performed when a company is seeking to replace or identify a key stakeholder within the organization. Common roles we perform retained searches for include:
- Vice President, Accounting or Finance
- Chief Finance Officer (CFO)
- Chief Audit Officer
What to expect?
|Week 1||The Role’s Responsibilities and Expectations Are Established
HSG Researches and Prepares a Market Value Report
|Week 2||Interviews with the Organization’s key stakeholders and decision makers are performed|
|Week 3||HSG Presents the First Candidate Panel|
|Week 4-7||Interviews and Candidate Reviews|
|Week 8-9||Job Offer, Negotiation, and Acceptance|
Are you looking for a senior accounting or finance professional to join your team? With Hixen Search Group’s Contingent Search services we work with our current network of professionals in the Columbus area to identify the perfect fit for your team. Receive a custom portfolio of accounting and finance talent and meet with only those who fit your needs.
When is it best to use a contingent search?
Contingent Searches are normally performed when a company is seeking to replace or identify senior to director-level roles within the organization. Whether you’ve received someone’s two-week notice or are looking to add a new position due to organizational growth, we work to identify talent within the local Columbus market which fits your current needs and budget.
We only get paid if we deliver.
Who are you looking for?
We work with you to help understand not only the technical skills you are looking for but also the personality you feel would fit best within your organization. We provide personalized feedback and education based upon the current market.
Meet your candidates.
We get to work to identify a personalized portfolio of candidates who align with your expectations. Once you have had a chance to review each candidate’s resume, we diligently work to understand how each individual within the portfolio has met your current expectations or we adapt our search based on your feedback.
Interview your candidates.
Once you have had an opportunity to review each candidate’s resume, we are available to assist you throughout the interview process. From scheduling to ‘breaking the bad news’, we help to coordinate each step of the way and provide detailed feedback through our in-depth candidate and client debriefing process.
You’ve found the candidate of your dreams?! Great!
Once you’ve identified the perfect professional for your organization, we assist with the candidate’s onboarding process to ensure a smooth transition onto your team.
contract & consulting
Accounting and finance professionals in a pinch.
Are you currently undergoing a large, technical project? Perhaps an employee left unexpectedly. Quickly fill an open position on your team or identify a technical expert for your next project with Hixen Search Group’s Contract services. We work with a variety of accounting and finance professionals from consultants to part-time professionals to ensure you have talent on hand when you need it.