Careers at Scouts Talent

Scouts is a talent firm representing accounting and financial professionals on a contract/project basis in the Minneapolis market. We use our curiosity, experience, and personalities to make things happen – and we’re expanding our team!

Business Development Director

We are seeking a highly motivated Business Development Director who has a demonstrated track record in sales. Pivot to use your accounting or finance career in a different way that’s fun, lucrative, and rewarding.

The Business Development Director at Scouts is responsible for driving profitable growth through client development sales activities. This position is responsible for pursuing, maintaining, and growing sales relationships with existing and/or new accounts. Typical client contacts are executives in the financial area of a corporation: CFOs, Controllers, Finance Directors, etc.

Responsibilities include:
  • Sales and business development, scheduling and conducting client visits, and contract rate and fee negotiations
  • Build a book of business by managing multiple client relationships and engagements. Draw on past accounting/finance or consulting experience to advise clients on staffing solutions.
  • Work in tandem with recruiting team to determine appropriate consultant for engagements to achieve optimum results for client
  • Negotiate consultant pay and bill rates to be fair and competitive
  • Handle performance feedback of talent placed at client site
  • Assist in client and candidate interview preparation
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Entrepreneurial personality with a drive to be part of building a brand
  • Exercise excellent judgment in decision-making, recommendations, and time management
  • Self-starter and independent contributor to a team setting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to successfully interface with clients
  • Ability to make decisions, take direction and execute a plan
  • Able to communicate with and present at the executive level
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities concurrently and reprioritize quickly
  • Ability to qualify and close deals
  • Competitive nature with strong persuasion/negotiation skills
Required experience:
  • Background in finance or accounting
  • Bachelor’s degree (in accounting or finance a plus)
  • Business development experience a plus
  • Public accounting experience a plus

This position has strong earning potential with a base salary and an uncapped commission plan.

Interested in joining our team? Contact Gwen at or 612-308-1100.


We are seeking a Recruiter to find candidates to keep up with our client demand. Strong preference for an experienced Recruiter with large staffing firm background who is looking for a more entrepreneurial and fun opportunity.

  • Utilize various channels (job boards, social media, networking events) to identify and attract potential candidates.
  • Assist in the creation and posting of compelling job descriptions.
  • Conduct initial screenings to assess candidate qualifications and cultural fit.
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews with hiring managers.
  • Maintain communication with candidates throughout the recruitment process.
  • Manage the applicant tracking system to ensure accurate and up-to-date candidate information.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of candidate pipelines.
  • Work closely with hiring managers to understand their staffing needs and requirements.
  • Collaborate with team members to streamline the recruitment process.
  • Assist in the onboarding process by collecting necessary documents and ensuring a smooth transition for new hires.
  • Stay informed about industry trends, salary benchmarks, and competitor practices to contribute to effective recruitment strategies.
  • Must be located in Greater Minneapolis-St Paul.
  • Must have at least 3-5 years of full cycle recruiting experience, preferably with Accounting and Finance
  • Preference for recruiting in an agency/for contract roles.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with excellent organizational abilities
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Understanding of recruitment processes and best practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and familiarity with applicant tracking systems

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