Our remarkable candidate experience leads to higher-quality referrals, and has given us the reputation of being the best accounting and finance recruiters in Chicago. Experienced, dedicated recruiters ask the right questions, see more candidates and create better matches.

The result? Happier employees. Faster, more efficient, more successful staffing. Fewer headaches. Less turnover.

We have a 96% success rate on our placements and have been recognized as one of the Best in Staffing by Inavero and CareerBuilder.com for the last four years.


Since 1994, we’ve been offering a better recruiting solution to accounting and finance professionals throughout the city of Chicago and the western suburbs, including Oak Brook IL. We differentiate ourselves in the market by focusing on the candidate experience and   treating people better than anyone else.

Our Mission is to be the most referred accounting and finance staffing firm in Chicago. We accomplish this by offering our candidates and clients a remarkable experience.

Team Bios

Tim Flood, President and Founder

Tim founded Accountable Search in 1994. He currently serves as President Smart Resources, Inc.; Accountable Search; and EA Source. He started these companies to offer candidates the remarkable experience he felt was lacking in the world of staffing agencies. Tim is a native of Chicagoland, graduated from the University of Notre Dame, and is the proud parent of two daughters and one son.  Tim is allergic to cats, still has his childhood beer can collection in his basement, and in his spare time leads the indie rock band Eve’s Twin Lover.

Meg Laundry, Partner, Sales Lead

Meg brings 25 years of staffing experience to the business. She has worked with both large and small firms navigating growth in temporary, temp-to-hire and direct-hire staffing solutions. Meg is well known for digging into her client’s company culture and getting to know the people she works with every day.  Meg finds great satisfaction in her work, and it shows in the service and quality of candidates that Accountable Search places throughout the Chicagoland area.

Michael Hirsch, Director, Financial Staffing

Michael has been a top producer throughout his 18-year career by specializing in accounting and financial placement. While the majority of his career has been in the Chicagoland area, he has previously been tasked with leading, starting, and growing offices in Chicago, Florida, and Massachusetts. During his tenure, he has assisted many professionals and companies on temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct placement in these areas.