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Brilliant Financial Search

“We specialize in accounting and finance professionals of all skill levels from staff to executive level for permanent roles.” Sagar Pandya, Practice Director, Brilliant Financial Search

Brilliant Financial Search is the division of Brilliant™ that specializes in the direct-hire placement of accounting and finance professionals through the use of retained and contingency searches.

The Brilliant Financial Search team collaborates closely with the hiring managers we partner with and the professionals we represent—at all times.

Many of our team members are former hiring managers and accounting and finance professionals from the Big Four accounting firms and Fortune 500 companies. Collectively, the Brilliant Financial Search team has more than 100 years’ worth of experience.

We understand and know how to define the hiring company’s needs. We know the proper methodology to coach the talent we work with when navigating the process of locating permanent, full-time accounting and finance roles that fit their experience and skillsets.

Our team will connect the right people with the right opportunities every time—Guaranteed!

Brilliant is the ONLY Chicago and South Florida firm to make the Top 10 on Forbes’ lists of America’s Best Recruiting Firms!”

Top 3 Reasons to Use Brilliant Financial Search
  1. We Are Specialized in Accounting and Finance.
    The Brilliant Financial Search team consists of former accounting and finance professionals who know the industry, know the latest data trends, and understand the state of the market.

  2. We Have a Network That is Second to None.
    Because we are localized to the greater Chicago and south Florida markets, we have a competitive network of more than 100,000 high-level professionals who we represent. We make certain that we match the right professional with the right opportunity – every time.

  3. We Offer a 100% Guarantee.
    If by some chance one of our high-quality professionals does not end up being the right fit for your company, or if you are not 100% satisfied, we will work to find a replacement for you at no additional cost.

What to Expect from Brilliant Financial Search

Depending on your goals for the open position(s), you can select which type of search in which you would like to engage our firm.

Retained Searches
A Retained Search (aka Executive Search) is best utilized when hiring for:

  • Executive / c-suite roles
  • Key management roles
  • Roles that require hard-to-find skillsets and experience
  • Potential candidates outside your local market

When using a Retained Search, you are paying a fee for the recruiting firm’s services regardless if you hire a candidate.

Contingency Searches
A Contingency Search is best utilized when hiring for:

  • General middle-management positions
  • Positions lower than mid-level management
  • Multiple positions
  • Comparison or benchmarking of candidates you have identified on your own

When using Contingency Search, you only pay a fee if you hire the recruiting firm’s candidate.

Below are the common types of accounting and finance roles we provide search and hiring solutions for: Below are the Top 5 industries we work with when offering our direct-hire solutions:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Manager
  • Internal Audit
  • Financial Reporting Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • And more!

If you’re looking for consulting roles, visit the Management Resources page.

If you’re looking for temporary or temp-to-hire accounting and finance roles, visit the Brilliant Financial Staffing page.


1. Manufacturing
2. Professional Services
3. Financial Services
4. Real Estate
5. Distribution

For a full list of industries, email info@brilliantfs.com.



Below are the common types of accounting and finance roles we provide search and hiring solutions for:

  • Staff Accountant
  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounting Manager
  • Controller
  • Financial Analyst
  • Tax Manager
  • Internal Audit
  • Financial Reporting Manager
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • And more!

If you’re looking for consulting roles, visit the Management Resources page.

If you’re looking for temporary or temp-to-hire accounting and finance roles, visit the Brilliant Financial Staffing page.



Below are the Top 5 industries we work with when offering our direct-hire solutions:

1. Manufacturing
2. Professional Services
3. Financial Services
4. Real Estate
5. Distribution

Want to learn more? Contact us here.

 

Candidate Testimonials Testimonials

HAPPY CLIENTS
This is the first time we used Brilliant in my department and had a great experience—very responsive, quality candidates in a short timeframe and the ability to convert a contract-to-hire successfully quickly!Anonymous

Overall, the candidate that accepted our offer has done very well and has been a great addition to the team. He is very knowledgeable in accounting and provides exceptional work. As a result, I've had more free time to personally enjoy my life by not sitting at my desk working long hours.Ryan J.

HAPPY CANDIDATES
Marc basil (Financial Search Director) always responds quickly to my voicemails and emails. He is extremely positive, professional and knowledgeable. He has taught me how to interview well. His guidance and faith in me have helped me to excel! I will always be grateful!Anonymous

Lizz Wright (Financial Search Manager) was great in all aspects of providing me feedback, returning phone calls and email messages, and always keeping a positive attitude while updating me with any developments.Sarah C.

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