Director - South Florida - Finance & Accounting Search
Brandon Osterlund comes to StevenDouglas with direct experience in Search placement in Finance & Accounting across all levels of Executive and Senior Management for over a decade. He specializes in recruiting candidates with a Big 4 Background or those who are looking to make the switch from public accounting into industry and his client base includes companies in Real Estate, Healthcare, Financial Services, Retail, Distribution, and Manufacturing.
Brandon began his career in Boston with a leading national recruiting firm, and then relocated back to South Florida where he was responsible for building out a very successful Finance & Accounting Search Team in the market from scratch, contributing to $4M+ in revenue. He was later promoted to a Director position, and then moved on to a global firm as the Director of the Northeast Executive Search Team in the U.S. managing a $5M P&L.
His extensive recruiting experience and direct understanding of Finance and Accounting, makes Brandon thorough and honest with his approach to working with both candidates and clients. He prides himself on acting as an advisor and career consultant with those he serves and being a true resource for them to better understand the job market. For candidates, he is often seen as their “career coach”, helping them navigate what they ultimately want to do in their career, and helping them with a plan on how to get there. He really enjoys to process of really getting to know a candidate, asking what their dream career path is, and finding a way to get them there. For clients, Brandon uses the same consultative approach to help them understand the job market and what is necessary to do to find the best talent.
Brandon has a Dual Bachelor’s Degree in Finance & Real Estate from Florida State University. He is excited to be back in South Florida, and believes the market has tremendous potential with the level of investment from Private Equity firms and the migration of new companies to the region. This combination of factors really appeals to candidates who are looking for this exposure combined with a low cost of living.