The Nelson team of tenured recruiting experts specialize in sourcing and recruiting finance, accounting, and legal professionals. With our team's technical background and credentials backing up our years of finance and accounting experience, Nelson is your best choice for filling all types of roles, from individual contributor to C-level executives.

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

Finance & Accounting

During tax season, fiscal year-end activities, and audits, your accountant staffing needs can change rapidly. You need a staffing partner who can adapt to your fluctuating workload, especially during periods when accounting professionals are 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 built extensive local, regional, and national networks of top accounting candidates ready to join your organization. Our exceptional service exceeds that of other accounting temp agencies, and it’s not uncommon for candidates we place to return to us throughout their career, either when they’re seeking their next opportunity or looking for 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

  • Data Entry Operator

  • Director of Finance

  • 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, nonprofits, 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. The Nelson team is well-versed in C-level needs and culture and understands your need for executives who can help you build and implement strategy. Our recruiting professionals 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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