About the SEC Professionals Group
At Accounting Career Consultants, we believe that clients are best served by a search and placement firm that focuses specifically on accounting and finance. Our specialization enables us to find the candidate with the right experience, qualifications, and personality for your business. We work on Accounting and Finance positions at all levels from CFO’s on down. We are a full service search firm and can provide staffing services ranging from consulting, contract, temporary and temp-to-hire services to direct-hire, executive search and retained search. We have been recognized since 2005 on the St. Louis Business Journal Top 25 Largest Temporary Staffing Services List, we were recognized in 2010 as one of the Best Employment Firms as ranked by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly and were ranked in 2011 as one of the Top 20 Companies under 20 Employees as ranked by the St. Louis Small Business Monthly.
Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. We have an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers’ unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.
Baker Tilly Search & Staffing assists clients with talent acquisition and staff augmentation for their finance and accounting team. From finding temporary employees to work on special projects to leading a confidential search for a new CFO, we help build or supplement existing teams. Clients benefit from our disciplined approach, financial and accounting specialization, and depth of local market knowledge—all with a goal of helping get the work completed accurately and efficiently.
Brilliant is an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm specializing in the accounting, finance and IT professions. The firm’s team of business development and recruiting experts include former Big 4 CPAs, former hiring managers and other leading, industry professionals in the greater Chicago and south Florida markets. Brilliant was named the No. 1 fastest-growing company on 2015 Crain’s Chicago Business Fast 50, one of the fastest-growing private companies in America on 2015 Inc. 5000, No. 2 on 2015 Staffing Industry Analysts Fastest-Growing Staffing Firms, one of Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014 & 2015, and National’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For® in 2014.
The Brilliant name and logo come from the Chinese translation for the sun and moon – and when combined – create a heightened awareness, or a brilliant state of mind. The firm’s team of experts uses that awareness to match companies with top talent in the industry. Brilliant represents high-quality accounting, finance and IT professionals, and companies within the manufacturing, distribution, health
care, professional services, retail, and nonprofit industries, among many others. To learn more, visit www.brilliantfs.com, email email@example.com, call 312.582.1800 or follow @BrilliantFS on social media.
Founded in 2011, Calcbench is the first company of its kind to fully harness the power of the new interactive data standard XBRL, yielding an unprecedented direct line into the SEC’s corporate financial data repository.
Calcbench provides a completely new experience researching financial and accounting data. Covering over 9,000 US listed public companies, they make data easier to use, faster, and in more detail than ever before.
Investors, financial analysts, auditors, economists, and academics instantly access, research, and share data, both online and through their Excel add-in. Their accessible and intuitive platform can aid in better understanding competitor financials, identifying potential risk areas, analyzing trends across industry sectors, or conducting more effective due diligence.
Corporate Finance Group, Inc. is a unique and highly specialized financial consulting firm that is strategically positioned to help companies through a range of routine and complex business scenarios. As an extension of your corporate finance team, CFGI works alongside your internal staff, serving in a variety of roles – from technical accounting advisor to M&A support to Controller or CFO – and delivering seamless support services.
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP is a national law firm with 650 lawyers in 11 offices providing client service in areas such as intellectual property, government and regulatory affairs, labor and employment, commercial litigation, corporate and securities, investment management, corporate restructuring, health care, real estate, environment and energy, employee benefits and executive compensation, life insurance and annuities, insurance coverage, communications litigation, products liability and mass tort litigation, and private client services.
Equity Methods is the #1 rated share-based payments financial reporting service provider in client satisfaction, according to Group Five’s leading industry benchmarking survey. In addition to providing end-to-end stock-based compensation valuation and reporting services, we also provide fair value measurement of convertible securities, stock warrants, and contingent consideration under ASC 805, 815, 470, and 718. Since 1998, we have assisted 29 Fortune 100 companies and over 400 clients with their most pressing valuation and reporting challenges.
Financial Executives International is the leading advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its 15,000 members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, treasurers and controllers at companies from every major industry. FEI enhances member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, teleconferences and publications. Members participate in the activities of 85 chapters, 74 in the U.S. and 11 in Canada. FEI is headquartered in Morristown, NJ, with additional offices in Washington, DC, and Toronto. Visit www.financialexecutives.org for more information.
Houlihan Lokey (NYSE: HLI) is a global investment bank with expertise in mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, financial restructuring, valuation, and strategic consulting. The firm serves corporations, institutions, and governments worldwide with offices in the United States, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific region. Independent advice and intellectual rigor are hallmarks of the firm's commitment to client success across its advisory services. Houlihan Lokey is ranked as the No. 1 M&A advisor for all U.S. transactions, the No. 1 global restructuring advisor, and the No. 1 global M&A fairness opinion advisor over the past 20 years, according to Thomson Reuters.
Founded in 1910, Ice Miller LLP is an Am Law 200 Firm with a nationally recognized reputation in many of its practice areas. The Firm has offices in Chicago; Cleveland; Columbus; DuPage County, Ill.; Indianapolis; and Washington, D.C.
Ice Miller business attorneys provide comprehensive legal services for transactions involving all aspects of buying, selling and combining businesses and entities, including related equity, debt and mezzanine financings. Our clients are strategic buyers and sellers and financial buyers and sellers, including private equity funds, as well as not-for-profit organizations and governmental authorities.
Ice Miller is one of the most experienced and recognized firms in the United States in structuring, negotiating and documenting business transactions, including cross-border transactions. A number of our lawyers have been recognized for their accomplishments in this arena, including high rankings by Chambers USA, US Legal 500, Best Lawyers and Martindale-Hubbell.
At iMatch, we serve three distinct areas of business that are vital to all organizations, from smaller entrepreneurial outfits to global enterprises – Finance & Accounting, Sales & Marketing, and Technical Services. Additionally, our bandwidth ranges from a single resource placement to full-scale outsourcing. Whatever your need, we are poised to respond rapidly with the highest caliber of professionals available.
Founded in 2008, Intelligize is a leading provider of a web-based services platform that enables law firms, accounting firms, corporations and others to more efficiently research, prepare and draft SEC filings, corporate transactions and various agreements within a fast-changing regulatory environment. Through powerful search, filter, compare, analyze and alert capabilities, its suite of applications is designed to help customers cut down on the amount of time and effort it takes to meet reporting requirements and move through the SEC review process.
K&L Gates represents leading global corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals. Our practice is a robust full market practice — cutting edge, complex and dynamic, at once regional, national and international in scope. Over each of the last six years our revenues exceeded $1 Billion.
Established in 1932, Marshall & Stevens is a recognized leader in the valuation industry serving public and private companies and their trusted advisors throughout the world.
We assist our clients with planning, due diligence, negotiation and reporting issues related to their mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and financings, deferred compensation, insurance placement and litigation support. Our analyses are most commonly used for financial and tax reporting purposes.
Marshall & Stevens’ in-house specialists provide a full complement of valuation-related services, from transaction advisory and opinion letters to the valuation of businesses and business assets, both tangible and intangible.
MyLogIQ started innovating on Big-Data & analysis more than a decade ago, under its former name LogixData. Today, they offer an unrivaled solution for analyzing public company SEC filings as well as reporting and regulatory trends. Customers access their intelligent databases through their Software-As-A-Service: SECAnalyzer™ or Data-As-A-Service: CompanyIQ™.
MyLogIQ solutions are used by External Reporting Teams of public companies, Big 5 Auditing Firms, Law Firms, Academia and Regulatory body. Users can subscribe to any or all of the following intelligent databases:
- Disclosure Research and Benchmarking
- SEC Comment Letters and Responses
- Audit Fees and SOX Analysis
- Corporate Governance Analysis
- Executive and Director Compensation Analysis
- Financial Analysis
- XBRL Liability Analysis
- Ownership and Activist Investors
As part of the second-largest HR services provider in the world, Randstad Finance and Accounting has been a leader in finance and accounting staffing and recruitment for over 25 years and continues to operate with the singular purpose of placing finance and accounting professionals with the companies that need their expertise and skills. We have helped thousands of companies with successful hiring matches and have assisted thousands of professionals to find meaningful employment.
RGP, the operating subsidiary of Resources Connection, Inc. (NASDAQ: RECN), is a multinational professional services firm that helps businesses execute internal initiatives. Partnering with business leaders, we drive internal change across all parts of a global enterprise - accounting, finance, risk management and internal audit, corporate advisory, strategic communications and restructuring, information management, human capital, supply chain management, healthcare solutions, and legal and regulatory services. RGP was founded in 1996 within a Big Four accounting firm. Today, we are a publicly traded company with over 2,900 professionals, annually serving approximately 1,900 clients around the world from 75 practice offices. Headquartered in Irvine, California, RGP has served 86 of the Fortune 100 companies. The Company is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, the exchange's highest tier by listing standards.
Robert Half pioneered specialized financial staffing and consulting services, and is the world’s leader in the field. It’s Accountemps, Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Robert Half Management Resources divisions specialize in placing temporary, full-time and project professionals, respectively, in the fields of accounting and finance. For more information on our specialize financial staffing divisions visit roberthalf.com.
For more than thirty years, The SEC Institute has been a leader in SEC compliance education, conducting workshops and seminars throughout the country with a focus on SEC and FASB rules and regulations. The SEC Institute’s goal is to help public companies in the United States and abroad do the best possible job of meeting the filing requirements of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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Established in 1988, The Siegfried Group is a leading national CPA firm that delivers a full range of Accounting Resource Services to major public companies and other large organizations (including three Big Four firms). The Siegfried Group is the only national CPA firm dedicated exclusively to providing Fortune 1000 clients with ready access to full-time, career-focused, consultant-quality accounting and financial professionals to assist with the implementation of critical financial work. For more information about The Siegfried Group, please visit www.siegfriedgroup.com.
Stout is a leading independent advisory firm specializing in Investment Banking, Valuation Advisory, Dispute Consulting and Management Consulting. We serve a range of clients, from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries around the world. Our clients and their advisors rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex financial matters. For more information, visit www.stoutadvisory.com.
Two Degrees, a division of Slalom, LLC, provides talented accounting and finance professionals on a project, interim and permanent basis. The firm’s veteran recruiters are former finance and accounting professionals that serve clients through deep relationships in their communities, and a dynamic, personal approach to recruiting. Founded in 1993, Two Degrees works closely with clients including Microsoft, Nike, Starbucks, Intel, AT&T, Kaiser Permanente, Expedia, Home Depot, Kimberly-Clark, Morgan Stanley, Office Max, Qwest, US Airways and other Fortune 500 companies across the U.S. Headquartered in Seattle, Two Degrees also has offices in Portland, Denver and Phoenix. For more information, please reach out to Sarah Brown 503-221-9800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vaco matches the strongest accounting, financial, IT and administrative professionals with the unique project and permanent needs of our clients - simple in theory, difficult in execution. Our team has equity, autonomy, voice, growth, freedom, and talented partners across the Nation. Your Vaco team is committed to serve you for the duration of your career in an empowered environment where they can enjoy the duration of their career.
Valuation Research Corporation (VRC) is a full-service, third-party, global valuation firm focusing exclusively on valuations that offer judgment beyond modeling. The result provides an accurate and customized view of the value of a business. Since 1975, VRC’s network of over 1,200 valuation professionals has provided objective, supportable conclusions of value to domestic and international clients. VRC has locations in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Milwaukee, New York, Princeton, San Francisco and Tampa; as well as international affiliates in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Germany, India, Japan, Luxembourg, Mexico, Singapore, Spain and the United Kingdom.
The company’s core services include financial opinions with respect to valuation, solvency, capital adequacy and fairness in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, financings and financial and tax reporting matters. The in-house valuation capabilities include businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products, intangible assets, fixed assets and real estate.
VRC’s clients range from Fortune 500 companies to privately held organizations. The client base is derived from companies in a broad range of industries, which affords VRC the opportunity to track and understand industry trends. In addition, the organization has long-standing relationships with commercial lenders, investment banking firms, private equity firms, venture capital firms, business development companies, hedge funds, law firms and accounting firms nationwide.
Additionally, Valuation Research Group (VRG), VRC’s global affiliate network has completed engagements in over 60 countries. Multinational engagements are managed locally by a single point-of-contact and executed by professionals located in their respective countries.
Attracting the best people requires the proactive effort of dedicated, experienced professionals. Enter: VincentBenjamin.
We attract, assemble and place top professionals in the practice areas we serve: Accounting & Finance, Information Technology and Administration & Operations.
We match key factors including skills, expertise, personality, culture and long-term goals — a process that takes time and talent all by itself. Give us a call today, and let us help you propel your business with the right people.
For more than 50 years, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offered a broad range of services and legal disciplines focused on serving the principal challenges faced by the management and boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in the fields of corporate governance and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities litigation, employment law, intellectual property, and antitrust, among many other areas of law. With long-standing roots in Silicon Valley, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offices in Austin; Brussels; Georgetown, DE; Hong Kong; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; and Washington, D.C. For more information, please visit www.wsgr.com.
WinterWyman excels at helping clients fill critical Accounting & Finance and Investment & Financial Services roles with the most talented candidates. As a trusted advisor to both clients and candidates, our approach is highly strategic and collaborative ensuring only the highest caliber; most appropriate candidates are recruited and presented. We make quality connections and value our long-term relationships by providing a superior experience that includes strategic advice, rapid responses and a caring attitude.
Workiva (NYSE:WK) created Wdesk, a cloud-based productivity platform for enterprises to collect, link, report, and analyze business data with control and accountability. Thousands of organizations, including over 65% of the 500 largest U.S. corporations by total revenue, use Wdesk. For more information, visit workiva.com.