Like any other c-suite hiring process, hiring a CFO can be a daunting process at any organization. Whether the role is a newly opened position at a burgeoning startup, or a replacement for a long-standing CFO that is looking to retire, bringing in a CFO is a complex endeavor.
For companies that are accustomed to using recruiting services, the idea of using an executive placement agency to hire a key leadership role is a logical extension. However, businesses that typically handle hiring in-house may not see the benefit to using an executive search firm to hire a CFO. Some business owners may not even know that there are niche executive search agencies that specialize in finance roles.
However, using an executive search firm that focuses specifically on hiring key finance positions offers numerous benefits, which typically include: