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What is GAAP™ Executive Search?

GAAP™ Executive Search is a finance recruitment firm that specializes in recruiting Chief Financial Officers and senior-level finance executives. Our offices are located in Montreal. Recruiting CFOs is our sweet spot.

To find a top-performing financial executive for your company, contact us today.

Contact GAAP Executive Search to find a top-performing financial executive...

Founded in 1972 and still privately owned, GAAP™ is a recruitment firm with more than fifty years of collective experience recruiting finance executives for client companies across the United States and Canada.

GAAP's finance recruiting consultants are hands-on and engaged in every facet of the recruiting process, starting with the definition of the position objectives and the elaboration of performance expectations. Our consultants work closely with each client to develop an ideal candidate profile including the requisite competencies, experience, credentials and leadership attributes. Comprehensive candidate assessments, rigorous and proven, are aligned with the performance objectives, as well as cultural and organizational fit.

Our recruitment consultants are results-oriented and performance focused. They are resourceful, entrepreneurial, persistent and inclined to communicate with candor. Ever conscious of the client's agenda, they have a sense of urgency that ensures timely results. Advanced sourcing and recruitment techniques, combined with deep connections and extensive networks in the relevant candidate communities, allows GAAP™ to secure best-in-class talent for client companies.

GAAP™ provides recurring value with The Retention Regimentm, a program that proactively facilitates the onboarding, integration, long-term employee retention and performance outcomes of the employees that our GAAP™ finance headhunters recruit and secure for their clients. This added value is considered the firm's mark of distinction and competitive advantage.

Executive Search Articles

Demand for Talent


The War for Financial Talent


It's 2012. What is keeping CFOs awake at night?

What are CFOs thinking about as we enter a new year and head into a period of recovery? Not surprisingly, they are thinking about how to s... [read full article]

Interviewing Executives


Assessing Executive Talent: Start with Success


How do you define success?

When interviewing an executive, it is important to understand first how the executive defines success. Then explore how the executive has achieve... [read full article]



CFOs In The Know


CFO.com recently reported that in 2009 there was less CFO turnover at publicly-traded companies and private equity firms than in previous years. Boards chose not to replace their senior financial ... [read full article]


Leadership: What About Charisma?


Has the current recession led us to believe that charisma is an obsolete - or even an undesirable- leadership characteristic? When our clients describe the profile of the perfect candidate they f... [read full article]



Get it Right and Keep it Right


Hiring the right employees and retaining key employees are fundamental HR practices. Search firms that truly partner with their clients participate fully in both practices. We have partnered with... [read full article]