Whether you Need a Corporate Controller or a Chief Accounting Officer, Cowen Partners has you covered.


      Cowen Partners is one of the few executive search firms with expertise in finding highly qualified Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officers. Featured in CFO.com, IPOHub, and CFO Dive, we are leaders among the top accounting executive search firms because we know what it takes to run a world-class accounting finance function.


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      We have a deep network of highly qualified accounting professionals with IPO, SEC, Big 4, technical accounting, M&A, and private equity experience. Let us get to know your business and show you the difference that our trusted retained executive search firm can make.


      Accounting Executive & Leadership Placements


      • Corporate Controller – $1B Aerospace Manufacturer
      • Chief Accounting Officer – Affordable Housing
      • Director Technical Accounting – $200B+ eCommerce Retailer
      • Corporate Controller – $300M Specialty Pharmacy
      • Corporate Controller – $1B Public Retailer
      • VP Internal Audit – $15B Public Retailer
      • Corporate Controller – $1.5B Public Community Bank
      • Chief Accounting Officer – National Healthcare Provider
      • Corporate Controller – $1B Commercial REIT

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        Accounting Executive Search & Recruitment


        Our hands-on accounting executive recruiters have experience working with private, public, pre-IPO, and non-profit organizations. Clients are typically $50 million in revenue to Fortune 1000’s or have assets over $1 billion.


        Cowen Partners delivers 3X more qualified candidates than the

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        competition. Through our proven retained executive search process, we find, vet, and deliver the top 1% of candidates for positions across the C-suite. Our process works for all industries, including technologyhealthcaremanufacturingretailreal estatefinancial servicescredit unionsprivate equity, and more.


        As a leader among the nation’s best accounting executive search firms, Cowen Partners is driven to create and maximize value for our clients. Read more of our industry-leading retained search resources to see why Cowen Partners is a top CFO search firm, including tax and accounting leadership, in New York City, Chicago, SeattleAnchorageAtlanta, Dallas, Los Angeles, and beyond:

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