Adecco Group

Accounting Principals - Division Director - Direct Hire - Newport Beach, CA

US-CA-Newport Beach
Accounting Principals


Accounting Principals is a leader in finance and accounting staffing, and with every assignment we seek to prove our value to candidates and clients. Our people-focused approach is what sets us apart.


We know that every opening is more than a job and that every candidate is more than a resume. We work closely with candidates to understand their needs and apply our industry expertise to make matches for clients that drive business results. Our ability to dynamically balance your needs with the right solutions gives both clients and candidates the right fit to achieve success.


The Division Director - Direct Hire starts and develops a successful and reputable boutique finance and accounting search firm that will provide profits and relationships, which will benefit all MPS Group business units within the greater metropolitan area.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  (those functions actually required to perform the position, the removal of which would fundamentally change the job)

  • Develop business relationships at the CFL, COO, and CEO level that can produce profitable “container” and contingent fee searches.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with businesses and organizations that can refer business such as CPA firms, venture capital firms etc.
  • Hire, train and manage a professional and administrative staff that will support the volume of business developed by the office.
  • Manage successfully the financial operations of the office.
  • Work synergistically with the other MPS Group business units in the area.
  • Responsible for all aspects of the recruiting process, including interviewing potential candidates to determine their skill level and professional goals, developing new business, and servicing new and existing accounts.
  • Work closely with clients to identify and place qualified candidates to fit their needs. This involves understanding the client’s business and hiring needs, providing recommendations on structuring the accounting and finance department, making hiring recommendations, establishing compensation plans and negotiating and closing offers.

This list of "Essential Functions" is not intended to be limiting.  The Company reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.





Formal Education:

  • Undergraduate degree in business; MBA is desirable.



  • Excellent management capabilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 


  • Professional Service industry experience
  • Previous finance or accounting experience is desirable


  • Evidence of building lasting and profitable business relationships
  • Ability to manage the financial success (revenue and expenses) of a business unit
  • Understanding of the finance and accounting function



  • Office Environment


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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