Our history

Building relationships and connecting people

The Mason Group is a leading recruitment agency that specializes in the recruitment and placement of accounting, finance, and banking professionals in permanent or contract positions across the Greater Toronto and Vancouver Areas, for all levels from Financial Analyst to CFO.

The firm was founded in 2007 by Mitch Goldstein who wanted to create a specialized accounting and finance recruitment agency formed by a team of seasoned recruiters with accounting backgrounds. His belief in the ideas of “It Takes One to Know One” and “It Takes Tenure to Know How” remain the key to The Mason Group’s winning approach, and help our clients reach higher levels of success.

Operating with integrity and respect, committed to excellence and dedicated to teamwork, The Mason Group has grown to become one of the most trusted and experienced accounting and finance recruitment agencies in the industry.

Company timeline

  • 1994

    Building experience

    Mitch Goldstein leaves his career in public accounting behind and becomes an accounting and finance recruitment manager at a large multinational recruitment agency in Toronto. After nine impressive years being consistently recognized as one of the agency’s top performers worldwide, Mitch joins a smaller accounting and finance recruitment agency. His mandate? Take the firm to higher levels.

  • 2007

    The Mason Group’s first office opens in Mississauga, ON

    Having successfully achieved his mandate, Mitch sees an opportunity to do things differently. He creates his own firm based on two core beliefs: "It Takes One to Know One" and "It Takes Tenure to Know How". He launches The Mason Group with the vision of a specialized accounting and finance recruitment agency formed by a team of experienced recruiters mainly comprised of trained accountants and/or CPAs. The company’s first location opens in Mississauga, Ontario.

  • 2008

    Second office opens in North York, ON

    One year after the Mississauga office is launched, The Mason Group opens its second office in North York, Ontario. In response to the growing demand for accounting and finance contract searches, The Mason Group establishes its Accounting and Finance Contract Recruitment Division. The contract team focuses solely on the recruitment and placement of accounting and finance professionals for contract, temporary, interim, and project-based type positions across the Greater Toronto Area.

  • 2012

    Third office opens in Downtown Toronto

    The Mason Group opens its third office in the heart of Toronto’s financial district.

  • 2014

    Banking and Financial Services

    To meet the ever-increasing demand from clients and candidates, The Mason Group establishes its Banking and Financial Services Recruitment Division for both permanent and contract searches.

  • 2015

    Fourth office opens in Vancouver, BC

    The Mason Group opens its fourth office in Vancouver, BC and appoints Diane Kerley FCPA, FCMA to head up the firm’s specialized accounting and finance recruiting operations in the Greater Vancouver Area.

  • 2020

    The Administrative Alliance

    The Mason Group launches its Administrative Staffing Division, “The Administrative Alliance,” and appoints Diana Battista to head up this new division. The Administrative Alliance provides a one stop shop for office and administrative staffing needs, including business administrative, human resources, and customer service roles at all levels, across all industries, for permanent, contract, and temporary opportunities.