Accounting and Tax

Accounting and Tax Recruitment

Finding accounting and tax professionals to produce financial results and streamline processes.

We at Burchard & Associates know that timely full cycle general ledger accounting and financial reporting is the first step to understanding business results. Our accounting candidates have proven track records in leveraging technology and sophisticated accounting systems to produce valuable financial statements in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. They streamline processes and establish necessary internal controls so you can trust the financial information produced. And our knowledgeable tax professionals research complex tax codes and have a deep understanding of compliance, rules and regulations crucial to your particular business – domestic or international.

Having the right information at the right time is key to running an efficient business and making informed decisions. Our team has decades of experience in sourcing these accounting and tax professionals for public and private companies in every business sector.

Burchard & Associates is also a member of AAFA (American Association of Finance & Accounting) which is a network of select and highly vetted search firms in key cities around the country as well as Canada. This gives us an effective reach in North America for sourcing candidates outside of St. Louis and access to companies located outside of St. Louis looking for talent.


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“I have had the opportunity to work with many individuals in support of my own and other people’s efforts in filling financial roles over the span of a 40+ year career. I have leveraged the insights and persistence of Steve Burchard and his team at Burchard and Associates during that time, including referring other companies to Burchard and Associates for support to fill their needs. They have been consistently insightful in identifying quality candidates for the roles I have been a part of filling, through understanding the needs and wants of the position and meeting those needs, time and again.”

Advisor and Retired KPMG Partner | Jerry Carlson

“Steve and his team at Burchard & Associates do an outstanding job of sourcing top quality talent for us. They do this by taking a strong interest in getting to know our organization and the skills we value, resulting in a highly-refined candidate pool, saving us valuable time in filling our hiring needs.”

Bayer | Jeremiah Otto

“Steve has helped the Dover Companies find multiple great additions to our team over the years. Steve took a methodical approach to developing a thorough understanding of our organization and its culture before trying to identify suitable candidates for the first assignment we worked on together. He has since used that backdrop to inform his approach to identifying candidates for each subsequent assignment thereby ensuring we are only meeting candidates that would be a good ‘fit’ rather than spending time on candidates that appear on paper to check a few boxes of a job description. This individualized approach is among the reasons we continue to turn to Steve and his team at Burchard & Associates when seeking to fill key positions.”

The Dover Companies | Steve Wertman

"From the very beginning, I always knew that when the time came to explore new career opportunities out of KPMG LLP, Steve Burchard was my guy. Fast-forward six years when it became clear to me that I was ready to make that change, I picked up the phone and gave Steve a call asking if he could meet me for lunch and discuss my ideas for the future. I had no idea at the time just how much that one call would change my life. Having spent most of my life in and around the St. Louis metropolitan area, I expressed to Steve a desire to take a chance in another city, a big city, a city on the coast where I could grow and prosper. Having known me for many years prior and being the knowledgeable professional that he is, Steve suggested that if I wanted the sort of career opportunities I was expressing, that if I really wanted to take my career in accounting to the next level, to look no further than the San Francisco Bay Area. Allured by the potential of the Bay Area and Silicon Valley, Steve put me in contact with his affiliates at the DeWinter Group (who were equally a pleasure and a joy to work with) and shortly thereafter I was reviewing job postings ranging from the biggest most well-known players in Tech to the smaller-scale but rapidly growing startups looking to take their companies public. It didn’t take long, shortly thereafter engaging the DeWinter Group I had my eyes set on the prize, an Accounting Manager position in the Controllership group of a legendary San Jose-based company that revolutionized online shopping as we know it today. Letting my experience speak for itself, after several rounds of interviews I was offered the opportunity of a lifetime, a dream come true for a young and aspiring accountant! And it all goes back to Steve Burchard. Steve, with his wealth of knowledge and experience, guided me, believed in me, and helped catapult my career to the next level…just like he promised. To anyone else out there looking to make a change in their accounting or finance careers or if you just need someone trustworthy you can bounce ideas off of, look no further than Steve Burchard."

eBay | Ben Vasquez

“I have been using Burchard & Associates routinely since 1999, when Steve first placed me, so I have had the benefit of seeing the business from an applicant perspective as well as from an employer perspective. What has struck me as unique about the organization is not just their firm grasp on the Finance & Accounting talent pool of St. Louis, and their deep long-standing Corporate relationships, but their focus on finding the right fit for the applicant and the employer. The folks at Burchard & Associates spend the extra time really getting to the know the talent that they’re placing, as well as getting to know the personality of the organization that is doing the hiring. I couldn’t have dreamed of a better fit for me when Steve first placed me, and I have used Burchard & Associates numerous times since, and have never been disappointed with the skillset or personalities of the hires that I have made through Burchard & Associates.”

Bethesda Health Group | Roger Byrne

“I was referred to Steve through another recruiting office that I had been in touch with while I was working in Pittsburgh. From the start, it was about what I wanted to do and making sure that I was ultimately happy with my final decision. Steve was always available, day and night, whether via phone or text, and never hesitated to give me a straight and truthful response. I think in this line of business, it is very easy to sugarcoat things, so I truly respected Steve for being so upfront and honest. Steve performed his job with diligence and professionalism, and I am now happily employed in my new role. Not only did Steve go out of his way to make sure I ended up with what I wanted, he also made sure to get to know me. He took time out of his day to meet for lunch, where we spoke about our lives, as well as what I was interested in regarding a new job. It was nice for me to get to know Steve a little bit too, since he was the one searching for my next role. All in all, everything was handled with professionalism, and I am in a new role where I am incredibly happy because of Steve, and I can’t thank him enough.”

Silgan Plastics | Ryan Merrifield

“Steve was a valuable resource throughout the entire recruitment process. From my very first conversation with Steve, I was impressed with his professionalism and his desire to find the right fit for the candidate as well as the employer. He kept me well informed and was a great resource during the preparation stage and when an offer was made. I would recommend Burchard & Associates to anyone looking to secure a new role in the future.”

PayneCrest Electric & Communications | Julie Kluesner


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Since 1990, Burchard & Associates has sourced the top accounting and financial talent for our clients in the greater St. Louis area and across the country. Our focused and personal approach results in outcomes that benefit the bottom line.

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Accounting and Finance Career Opportunities

Burchard & Associates provides our candidates with access to an expanding and diverse set of industries.

St. Louis , Missouri
Staff Accountant (1626)

Staff Accountant  - Base salary range $44,000 - $55,000 plus bonus - Successful company with excellent career growth potential Key Responsibilities: Process credit card expenses AP paid invoice match to check copy 3-way match accounts payable Order taking and in ....

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St. Louis, Missouri
Investment Analyst (1624)

As a member of the investment team, the Analyst works on deal teams to evaluate and monitor potential and existing equity and subordinated debt investments in traditionally underserved, rural, or distressed markets. The Analyst works with the deal team leads to create and pr ....

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St. Louis, Missouri
Controller (1598)

The Controller, under the direction of the CEO and Board of Directors, manages accounting and payroll functions, performs general and cost accounting functions, reports financial results, coordinates outside audits to comply with generally accepted accounting principles and ....

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St. Louis, Missouri
Project Accountant (1629)

The Project Accountant will work closely with project managers, financial analysts, and other stakeholders to ensure the successful financial management of company's plant in St. Louis.   Responsibilities: •    Provide financial support for the con ....

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Metro St. Louis, Missouri
Financial Leadership role (1621)

The Controller will be responsible for all the financial, payroll, insurance, tax and banking functions for Client and all of its single member LLCs and major investment entities.  This position will have multiple relationships with consultants, tax advisors, attorneys, and ....

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Kansas City, Missouri
Cost Accountant (1630)

As the Plant Accountant, you will manage the day-to-day accounting functions to assure accurate and timely information is provided to all levels of the site while complying with company financial standards. Also prepares statistical information and operating data for the SA ....

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St. Louis, Missouri
Senior Accountant (1622)

Reporting to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for general accounting procedures:  journal entries, fixed asset reporting, general ledger account analysis and reconciliation.  Areas of involvement will also include researching accounting iss ....

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St. Louis, Missouri
Director of Financial Reporting and Compliance (1634)

The Director of Financial Reporting and Compliance provides leadership to the financial planning, reporting and analysis functions. Utilizing financial analysis and forecasting tools to develop and prepare monthly and quarterly forecasts, annual operating plans, and Lon ....

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St. Louis , Missouri
Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist Responsibilities: · Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. · Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, and ....

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St Louis , Missouri
Tax Manager (1643)

The Tax Manager will report to the CFO and have direct responsibilities for the following:  All Tax Reporting for the company which has sales in all 50 states and 4 overseas locations. The company currently operates in 400 + locations within the US. Work w ....

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Burchard & Associates provides a personal approach to accounting and tax recruitment for St. Louis and beyond. We are ready to listen to YOU.

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