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Creative Financial Staffing – Your Staffing Solution

Creative Financial ServicesCreative Financial Staffing (CFS) is the financial placement company affiliated with BlumShapiro. CFS provides outstanding finance and accounting staff throughout Connecticut and Massachusetts, from entry-level accountants to Chief Financial Officers. Our services include temporary staffing, direct-hire and executive search & project support and interim management.

Founded in 1994, CFS has a network of more than 40 offices in the U.S. and the Caribbean. And, we continue to grow. We are the only temporary and direct hire staffing company to function as a fully integrated division of some of the nation’s leading accounting firms. Our partnership with BlumShapiro, the largest regional accounting, tax and business consulting firm based in New England, affords us a singular knowledge and understanding of financial positions and talent available in this marketplace.

  • Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.
  • Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.
  • Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.
The CFS Advantage

The greatest single value added advantage that we bring to the table is our unique association with professional accounting firms.  Because we receive exclusive referrals from our CPA firm affiliates and national network of CFS offices, we are strategically positioned to locate and attract exceptional accounting and finance talent, which our competition cannot match.  All professionals must meet our CPA firm’s standards. We test all candidates based upon their level of experience and specialty, verify employment histories and technical capabilities, and if requested, CFS can accommodate any drug screening or criminal background investigation.

Executive Placement Services

CFS specializes in Accounting and Finance permanent/executive search services. We recruit top talent from mid level accounting positions to senior and executive level managers, Controllers, and CFOs. Our Executive Recruiters are committed to client satisfaction. We offer the following services to customize your search based on your unique needs:

  • At length discussions to determine the skills, knowledge, and abilities required for the position
  • Assistance with defining a compensation plan for the position
  • A rigorous screening process involving personal interviews, professional references, and employment and degree verification to develop a short list of qualified candidates
  • Assistance with making the final offer
Temporary Staffing Services

Our Temporary Staffing solutions cover a broad range of financial disciplines and talent levels. All of our temporary employees are personally interviewed and referenced in order to help us make the best possible placements for our clients. CFS staffs all levels from accounting clerk to CFO.

AP & AR Specialists

Cost Accountants

Payroll Specialists

Tax Accountants

Credit & Collections



Accounting Managers



Staff Accountants

Financial Analysts

Senior Accountants

Budget Analysts

Project Support and Interim Management

Non-stop support for interim management, compliance and technical accounting projects. With our depth of experience in the consulting and accounting staffing industry, we know how to fit the right person into the right environment. We have an immediate network of professionals available for the following projects and positions:

Audit & Compliance

International Tax

SEC Reporting

Treasury/Cash Management

Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance

Systems Upgrades/Implementations

Financial/Operational/IT Audit

Business Process Improvement

Internal Controls

Financial Reporting

Budgeting & Strategic Planning

Interim CFO/Controller/Finance Director

Corporate & Individual Tax


For more information on how our interim personnel solutions can maintain your workflow and increase productivity, please contact Lauren Becker.

For more information regarding our direct hire or executive search services, please contact Kris Brault.

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Advisors | Auditors | Consultants | CPAs - Blum Shapiro is one of the premier public accounting firms in the northeast and a Top 100 CPA Firm in the U.S. Our professionals serve businesses, individuals and organizations in Boston (MA), Hartford (CT), Cranston (RI), Shelton (CT) ,Quincy (MA) and Newton (MA) with audit, tax and business consulting services. Our firm has developed practice areas in automotive, construction, education, government, healthcare, hospitality, manufacturing, nonprofit organizations and professional service firms. New Haven CT, Fairfield CT, Norwalk CT, Waterbury CT.