A leading global financial advisory firm was looking to bolster its CFO Services solution by appointing a Solution Leader to determine optimal market strategy and develop key account and customer relationship strategies.


To bring on a visionary talent to spearhead the expansion and execution of a 5-year growth plan of the CFO Services practice, which also played a vital role in the national expansion of the firm.


Eastward brought forward the highest caliber of talent within the first two shortlists. Our approach involved headhunting efforts and leveraging our existing network to identify the first set of candidates that aligned with the firm’s strong cultural values and core competencies. 

A total of 296 candidates were reached, 10 were shortlisted, 7 moved to first-round interviews, 3 moved to second-round interviews, and 2 of the first identified candidates moved to final rounds and offers.



% Diverse candidates engaged


month recruitment process

Given the strength of shortlisted candidates, Eastward Partners successfully appointed a Solution Leader of CFO Services for the firm. The appointment, a diverse woman, bolstered diversity at the leadership level at the firm and prompted re-engagement with Eastward Partners for the specific goal of further increasing diversity at the executive level. 

The recruitment process was concluded in 4 months and deemed an absolute success.

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