The Nelson team of tenured recruiting experts specialize in finance, accounting and legal professionals, recruitment and placement. With years of technical backgrounds and credentials to back up the finance and accounting experience, Nelson is your best choice for filling all types of roles, from individual contributor to executive recruiting.

With locations throughout California, our networked teams have established strong ties in their local business markets. This long-term, in-market tenure and specialization allows us to source, evaluate, and recruit talent that is otherwise inaccessible. With Nelson, you benefit from the resources and networks of a large workforce staffing provider while also receiving the personalized partnership, service, and planning of a boutique firm.

Finance & Accounting

Whether due to tax time, fiscal year-end activities, or audits, your accountant staffing needs can change rapidly. You need a staffing partner who can adapt to fluctuating demands, especially during seasons where accounting talent is in high demand.

The accounting specialists at Nelson & Associates can serve all your finance and accounting staffing needs. From temporary accounting staffing to direct-hire executive searches. Our recruiters have extensive local, regional, and national networks of top accounting candidates ready to join your organization. With our exceptional service far above that of other accounting temp agencies, it’s not uncommon for candidates we place to return to us throughout their career when they’re seeking their next opportunity–or when they’re seeking their next new hire.

We specialize in finding exceptional accounting talent for positions such as:

  • Accountant

  • Accounting Specialist/Manager

  • A/P-A/R Supervisor

  • Assistant Controller

  • CFO

  • Collections Specialist

  • Compliance Specialist/Internal Auditor

  • Controller

  • Cost Accountant

  • Credit Manager

  • Director of Finance

  • Data Entry Operator

  • Financial Analyst

  • FP&A/External Reporting Manager

  • Full-Charge Bookkeeper

  • Payroll Manager/Director

  • Payroll Specialist

  • Revenue Analyst

  • Revenue Director

  • SEC Reporting Manager

  • Staff Accountant

  • Tax Accountant

  • Tax Manager

  • VP/Director of Internal Audit

  • VP Finance

  • VP Tax

Public Accounting

Public accounting firms provide crucial services to the operations of companies, non-profits, and government entities. Nelson understands how important it is for your firm to have the right talent on your team to provide the best service to your clients.

  • Assurance Associate

  • Assurance Senior

  • Audit Associate

  • Audit Senior

  • Certified Public Accountant

  • Manager of Audit

  • Manager of Tax

  • Partner

  • Sr. Accountant/Supervisor

  • Senior Manager

  • Staff Accountant

  • Tax Associate

Executive Search and Placement

Having the right leadership is crucial to business success. With consultants well-versed in C-level needs and culture, the team at Nelson understands your need for executives who can help you build and implement strategy. Our consultants have held executive leadership or high-level management consulting roles and understand how to discreetly meet your objectives.

We conduct open and confidential searches for executive roles, including:

  • Chief Executive Officer

  • Chief Financial Officer

  • Chief Human Resources Officer

  • Chief Information Officer

  • Chief Marketing Officer

  • Chief Operations Officer

  • Chief Technology Officer

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