Premier Financial Search (PFS)
is a leading national executive recruiting and staffing services firm with a focus solely on the accounting industry.

As one of the nation’s largest and most respected firms, PFS is known for its dedication to professionalism, market and industry knowledge, and consistent acclaim for client and candidate satisfaction. For more than two decades, PFS has been a valued strategic partner to accounting firm leadership in developing and advising on talent strategy investments.

Our Results Speak for Themselves


number of placements we’ve made that are now Partners


number of Top 300 CPA Firms we work with


number of states in which we are actively representing clients


number of remote placements made since September 2020


Premier Financial Search has become the recruiter of choice for top-tier talent in the accounting and finance industries for a reason. We have made our name by expertly shepherding candidates through the search process, consistently helping them achieve their personal missions. Whether you are looking to make a lateral move, switch from public to private industry, or find an organization whose vision and culture more closely align with your own, PFS is here to champion your objectives.

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With more than two decades of experience advising on talent strategy investment solely in the accounting and finance space, Premier Financial Search understands that talent is your most valuable resource – and the key to executing on mission, vision, and values. It is also the most costly, making successful engagement an imperative. Capitalizing on our heavily vetted and curated network of accounting and finance professionals, PFS has a proven track record, sourcing exceptional candidates for elite firms, and facilitating relationships that endure.

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“Allan and his team at Premier Financial Search have been providing us top candidates and serving in an advisory capacity for 22 years. We rely on him to keep us informed of trends in the marketplace and frequently provides us with expert advice on retention tools, salaries, benefits, as well as mergers & acquisitions. His knowledge and expertise in the CPA/Business Management hiring space is unmatched. But what I find most valuable about his services is that he listens.”

Partner, Los Angeles accounting firm

Executive Recruiting Resource Center

CalCPA 2021 Salary Survey - Published June 23

Four years ago, in conjunction with the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA), Premier Financial Search launched an annual, comprehensive survey to evaluate compensation at all firm levels within the state. CalCPA operates as the largest…

Virtual Onboarding: Tactics for Successful Engagement

COVID-19 has changed the way Americans work. Finance professionals, CPAs, and the firms that employ them are seeing the impact. While deploying a remote workforce was largely reactive, in some sectors, it is proving to be a durable and even…