Actually, this part is about Accounting Principals

Allow us to introduce ourselves, We're Accounting Principals--a leader in finance and accounting staffing. In fact, since 2010, we've been part of Adecco Group, a Global 500 company and leader in staffing services around the world. But this isn't staffing as usual. We take quite a different approach than most staffing agencies. A people-focused approach. We believe in forming real relationships with both our clients and our candidates. We want to understand the needs on both sides. It's not enough to match a resume to a job opening. We want to find the right balance between skills and requirements, career goals and business objectives, and personality and team culture. That way, everyone wins.

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Accounting Principals: Office Athlete Career Placement Services Sponsor.

Accounting Principals is a Proud Sponsor of Team USA

Helping accountants, financial professionals and employers win!

Accounting and Financial Professionals Needs

You have a lot of qualities in common with Team USA Athletes, whether it be your precision as a Financial Analyst, or your dedication as a Staff Accountant. We admire that about you and that’s why we want you to work with us!

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Helping Employers Find the Most Elite Professionals

As a Proud Sponsor of Team USA we know the importance of finding professionals that bring integrity and passion to the workplace each day. As a leading finance and accounting recruitment agency, we know your industry inside and out – and the people who work in it. Work with our recruiting experts to get the best professionals in your job market and overcome your workforce challenges.

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We Hire Athletes

Accounting Principals supports the Athlete Career Program (ACE), that was built to help U.S. Olympians, Paralympians, coaches and hopefuls build their professional skills and prepare for life after sport. Participants receive assistance with their careers, education, life skills and mentorship. Through this program, we connect employers with the athletes who will make a great addition to their workforce.

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Certified Great Place to Work

Great workplaces are built through the day-to-day relationships that employees experience — not a checklist of programs and benefits. At Accounting Principals, Inc., 88 percent of employees say their workplace is great. Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work® bases its annual research on data representing more than 8 million employees from thousands organizations of varying sizes, industries, maturity and structures in over 90 countries.


Now, let us take you to our leaders

Each of our leaders took a unique path to the top. A few of them even started their careers at the branch level and worked their way to senior management positions. But they all have just the right balance of recruiting expertise and real-world industry experience. So they understand our clients' challenges and our candidates' career goals.

David Alexander - President of Finance, Office, and Healthcare
David Alexander, President of Finance and Office

David Alexander is President of Adecco Group North America's finance, office, and healthcare divisions, which include the leading brands Accounting Principals, Parker & Lynch, Ajilon, Paladin and Soliant Health. Show more

After leading the company's healthcare divisions for 13 years, David's role expanded in October 2015, to include executive leadership of Adecco Group's finance and office brands.

David began his career in healthcare staffing in 1992 when he founded Atlanta-based Elite Medical. Elite found a niche by providing traveling and contract healthcare professionals to medical facilities throughout the country. By 2002 he led the company to number 218 on Inc. Magazine's list of 500 fastest growing companies in the country. Later that year, David sold Elite to MPS Group as its platform into the healthcare industry. Elite Medical was subsequently re-branded as Soliant Health.

David is the past president of the Georgia Association of Personnel Services and served on the board of the Georgia State University College of Health and Human Sciences. He holds a BBA and MS in strategic management from Georgia State University where he was recognized by the school's Robinson College of Business as one of the Outstanding Young Alumni.Show less

Kim Gottschalk, Senior Regional Vice President
Kim Gottschalk, Senior Vice President

Kim Gottschalk is the senior vice president for Accounting Principals and manages the Mid-West region as well as overseeing Paladin. Kim is responsible for multiple lines of business, including Accounting Principals, Parker + Lynch, Ajilon and Paladin. Kim joined Accounting Principals in 1998 after graduating with a dual degree in accounting and business management from Saint Xavier University in Chicago and practicing public accounting at Ernst & Young. Show more

During Kim's tenure she has been a top contributor and has been integral in building successful teams for all Accounting Principals divisions. Kim focuses on continually strengthening the organizations' service offerings with the overarching goal of providing the best candidates to clients and providing the best opportunities to candidates. Kim is dedicated to delivering training and best practices to teams that ensure excellent service is provided to candidates and clients alike.

Through the years Kim has contributed to national training initiatives in both content and delivery capacities. Her expertise in executive search and staff augmentation led Kim to join the senior leadership team in April 2013. She has since led a webinar on the topic of "Managing Multiple Generations in the Workplace" and has also spoken on the FOX Network regarding the employment market in Chicago and the Mid-West.Show less

Linda Marioni, Senior Vice President
Linda Marioni, Senior Vice President

Linda Marioni is the Senior Vice President for Accounting Principals and manages the east and pacific northwest regions as well as overseeing our National Sales account portfolio and team.

With more than 20 years in the industry, Linda is a staffing and recruiting professional with experience in Direct Hire Search, Temporary Staffing, Strategic Account Management, MSP and RPO in Finance, Accounting and Business Professional Services. Show more

Linda is responsible for multiple lines of business in multiple geographies, including Accounting Principals, Parker + Lynch, Ajilon and Paladin. Linda joined Accounting Principals in 2009. During her tenure, she was promoted four times and has been the recipient of multiple awards for business excellence. Linda has been integral in building successful teams for all Accounting Principals divisions, as well as building and expanding new divisions and teams.

Through the years, Linda has contributed to national training initiatives in both content and delivery capacities. She has been instrumental in leading through change and building and supporting multi-generational teams. Show less

Laura Schroeder, National Vice President
Laura Schroeder, National Vice President

Laura is the national Vice President of Accounting Principals and is responsible for business strategy and brand initiatives for the company nationwide. She works closely with senior leadership and local managers to continually ensure our branches are providing the highest level of service to our clients and candidates. Throughout the years Laura has contributed as a national trainer, developed client retention strategies, new techniques for attracting top talent and represented Accounting Principals at many professional accounting conferences across the country. Show more

Laura started her career with Accounting Principals in 2005 in the Portland market and has held the position of Division Director over sales, and Strategic Director overseeing operations and training for the West Coast. Laura has a BA degree in Journalism from University of Oregon.Show less

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