Cowen Partners | National Executive Search + Consulting

  • Corporate Office: (360) 947-2804
  • Corporate Office: (360) 947-2804

Cowen Partners | Executive Search + Consulting


Portland Accounting and Finance Executive Search


We work with leading organizations across the nonprofit, private, and public sectors. Our scale, scope, and knowledge allow us to address problems that no one else can. We have deep strategic industry expertise as well as geographical reach, and we are passionate about taking on immense challenges that matter to our clients and their stakeholders.


Recent Accounting & Finance Placements

  • Controller, Credit Union – Portland, OR
  • Chief Financial Officer, $200m Seafood Company – Seattle, WA
  • VP Corporate Controller, $1B+ Private Bank – Washington
  • Finance Director, $40M Media Company – Seattle, WA
  • Senior Manager, $1B Real Estate Company – Seattle, WA
  • VP Controller, $100M Consumer Goods – Bothell, WA
  • Payroll Manager, $3B Public Company – Tacoma, WA
  • SOX Analyst, $3B Public Company – Tacoma, WA
  • Financial Reporting Manager, $700M eCommerce Company – Seattle, WA
  • CFO Credit Union – Portland, OR
  • VP Controller, $100M Telecom – Seattle, WA
  • Tax Director, $2B Real Estate Company – Seattle, WA
  • Director of Finance, $800M Manufacturing Company – Seattle, WA
  • Corporate Controller, $10M SaaS Company – Portland, OR
  • Chief Financial Officer, Medical device firm / Private Equity Partner – Portland, OR
  • Chief Financial Officer, $25M Fintech Startup / Private Equity Partner – Portland, OR
  • Chief Financial Officer, $4B Sports Apparel Company
  • Chief Financial Officer, $25M Consumer Auto Lending – Portland, OR
  • Chief Financial Officer, $200M engineering consulting firm – Portland, OR
  • Chief Financial Officer, $1.5B Bank, Washington
  • Chief Financial Officer, $1.4B Credit Union, Washington
  • Chief Financial Officer, $600M Community Bank, Oregon
  • Chief Financial Officer, $700M Community Bank, California
  • Chief Financial Officer, $200M Community Bank, Oregon
  • Chief Financial Officer, $1.1B Credit Union, California
  • Chief Financial Officer, $4B Bank, Washington
  • Chief Financial Officer, $30M Dental/ Private Equity Partner – Vancouver, WA
  • Chief Financial Officer, $150M LTC Pharmacy/ Private Equity Partner – Vancouver, WA
  • Chief Financial Officer, Food manufacturing company
  • Chief Financial Officer, Regional CPA firm – Seattle, WA
  • Chief Financial Officer, A privately held specialized construction company
  • Chief Financial Officer, An independent real estate mortgage company
  • Chief Financial Officer, Pharmaceutical company
  • Chief Financial Officer, Provider of maintenance work for business aircrafts
  • Chief Financial Officer, Real estate development company
  • Chief Financial Officer, Specialty outpatient clinics
  • Chief Risk Officer, $1.5B Credit Union – Los Angeles, CA
  • Chief Risk Officer, $2B Bank – California
  • Chief Accounting Officer, 1,000-bed for-profit regional healthcare system, member of a private equity-backed health care system
  • Chief Accounting Officer, Experienced and fully integrated land developer and homebuilder
  • Chief Accounting Officer, One of the largest aviation transporters worldwide
  • Chief Financial Officer, National law firm
  • VP Finance, $85M Real Estate Developer – Seattle, WA
  • Controller, $40M SaaS Company / Private Equity Partner – Seattle, WA
  • Controller, $10M SaaS Startup, Portland, OR
  • Controller, $300M Community Bank – Oregon
  • Controller, $1.5B Bank – California
  • Controller, $6B Bank – Seattle, WA
  • Controller, $600M Credit Union – Oregon
  • Controller, Real Estate Management Company
  • Controller, Commercial Real Estate
  • Controller, $3B Bank – Washington
  • Controller, $1.5B Credit Union – Washington
  • Vice President of Accounting/Controller, Optical company
  • Vice President of Finance/Controller, Manufacturing company
  • Vice President of Finance/Controller, Food and beverage manufacturer
  • Vice President, Controller, $200M established engineering consulting firm
  • Vice President – Internal Audit, Fortune 500 international food processing and consumer goods distribution company
  • Vice President of Finance – Power Services Division, Provider of maintenance and modification services to the power generation industry
  • Vice President, Finance, Pharmaceutical company
  • World Wide Controller, Global manufacturer of electronic components
  • Treasurer, Privately held medical technology company
  • International Tax Director, Provider of innovative solutions to the defense, homeland security and aerospace communities
  • Finance Director and Accounting Director, Industrial inorganic chemicals company
  • Finance Director, Global consumer packaged goods company
  • Finance Director, Mobile solutions provider
  • Head of Operational Audit, Investment company
  • Group Controller, Manufacturer of advance composites for the aerospace field
  • Controller, Law Firm
  • Corporate Controller, Financial services company
  • Corporate Controller, IT services provider
  • Director and Audit Committee Chair, Publicly listed mining company
  • Director of Internal Audit, Western N.Y.-based global business process outsourcing firm
  • Director of Management Reporting, A leading financial market services and technology provider
  • Director of Revenue Cycle, Nonprofit healthcare system
  • Director of Tax and Audit Services, Consulting firm
  • Internal Audit and Risk Management Executive, Membership, insurance and travel company
  • Senior Payroll Manager, Global human resources consulting firm
  • Tax Counsel, Provider of innovative solutions to the defense, homeland security and aerospace communities
  • Tax Director, Accounting, auditing and consulting firm
  • Assistant Treasurer, Publicly held utilities company
  • Assistant General Manager, Internal Audit, Transit authority



Contact us for a confidential consultation

Get in Touch.

Fill out the email request form to learn more about our approach.

    I'm an employer looking for talentI'm a job seeker looking for an opportunity