Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Development

M&A and Corporate Development

Connecting your company with strategic business modeling and development professionals.

The Burchard & Associates team provides an unprecedented level of personalized and specialized M&A recruitment services for our clients. Our candidates are experienced in corporate development, transaction advisory, due diligence, deal structuring and investment and business analytics critical to success in financial decisions that require deep business insight.

We utilize our over 70 years of combined recruitment experience to find, engage and secure financial leadership to help companies expand market share through statutory or subsidiary mergers or full consolidation and business integration and make informed buy-sell and diversification decisions. Put our deep expertise and decades of experience and long-lasting relationships to work for you.

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.


Your success is always our concern.

"Over the past five years, Steve and his team have been great partners through multiple search efforts. Be it formal searches or “soft” searches resulting in the sharing of profiles that may be of interest, Steve has been able to dial in on the candidates that meet our expectations and succeed in our environment because he understands our business. We are fortunate to have a relationship with him and his firm."

Harbour Group | Steve M. Bishara


Build better accounting and finance teams

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
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
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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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
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
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
Finance Manager (1637)

The Finance Manager will report to the Family Office CFO, but on a daily basis will work with others in the Family Office and perform the following activities for the various family-controlled entities (e.g.investment partnerships, operating businesses, trusts, airplanes and ....

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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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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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St. Louis , Missouri
Director of Finance (1635)

This client will be adding a Director of Accounting and Finance to partner with company leadership and build out the systems, processes and teams necessary to successfully scale and support the growing business. This position will be based in the home office in St. Louis, Mi ....

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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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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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