Job Seekers

DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Jul 23Director of Business Development for a Family-Owned Textile BusinessLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a family-owned business specializing in sourcing, developing, and distributing textiles and other soft goods around the world. They’re seeking a Director of Business Development to oversee the business development cycle from start to finish. This person will collaborate with internal and external product development to ideate innovative products that will bring in new business, maintain partnerships with existing vendors, and pursue and capture new business leads.    

This is an in-person role based in our client’s Los Angeles office and will require some travel.

Responsibilities
:
- Assess the company’s current product offerings and analyze textile market to identify opportunities for expansion
- Liaise with materials sourcing and product creation teams to design new product offerings that will appeal to prospective customers
- Develop relationships with new vendors and potential customers by tapping into previously unexplored markets
- Strategize with leadership team and develop a plan for designing and distributing higher margin products
- Maintain working relationships with global production mills, explore new partnerships if needed
- Attend trade shows and industry events in pursuit of new prospective partners and clients (travel required)

Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree, required
- 6-10 years of experience in business and product development in the textiles, soft lines, or apparel industry (required)
- Deep relationships in the textile/soft lines industry – retail/e-commerce experience could be a plus
- Proven track record of success in overseeing business development from product development through closing sales
- Experience with raw materials, sourcing, production, and vendor management
- Ability to think outside the box
- Comfortable with occasional travel around the US
 
Jul 21Brand Strategy Consultant/Senior Consultant for a Brand Strategy and Design FirmNationalHotOur client is a leading full-service brand strategy and design firm based in Los Angeles. They develop brands for some of the most innovative companies in the world. They are seeking a Brand Strategy Consultant/Senior Consultant to serve as a client lead for brand strategy and architecture projects. This candidate must have direct experience in a brand strategy setting.

This candidate would preferably be in the Los Angeles area, but the client is also very open to candidates anywhere in the United States. However, Southern California, Northern California, Colorado, New York and New Jersey are strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

- Lead brand consulting engagements, guiding a team through discovery, brand development, marketing collateral/logo development, and various milestone presentations

- Manage client expectations, budget, resource allocation, and project timelines to ensure over-delivery of project goals

- Guide brand development process with client-side and internal teams

- Develop an acute understanding of clients’ businesses and brand goals in order to better deliver on brand strategy initiatives

- Play a part in collaborative strategy sessions with other brand strategy team members

- Collaborate with internal creative team

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree, required

- 4+ years of brand strategy experience in an agency setting, with at least one year serving as a client lead for end-to-end engagements

- Experience researching competitive ecosystems, positioning, naming, storytelling, and project management

- Keen eye for detail

- Upbeat and enthusiastic personality with a desire for growth and leadership opportunities

- Best in class written and verbal communication skills

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
 
Jul 20Director of Sales for a Boutique Management ConsultancyNational/RemoteHotOur client is a boutique management consulting firm focused on driving behavior change and transformation for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. Their CEO is a world-renowned speaker and personality who specializes in training and speaking engagements designed to inspire leaders of Fortune 500s, non-profits, and a variety of other great organizations. They have developed a proprietary executive team coaching offering and are seeking a full-time Director of Sales to grow this business within Fortune 500 clients. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious professional to add value to an incredible team!

This is a remote position and the candidate can be located anywhere in the country.

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain relationships with Fortune 500 companies’ learning & development and/or executive teams

- Proactively leverage existing business leads, cold calls, previous clients, and other channels to drive revenue

- Work closely with a small internal team of business development support staff

- Coordinate with Founder, executive leadership team, and existing network of coaches to ensure seamless delivery of services
Qualifications:
- At least 5-10 years sales & marketing experience, including regularly meeting or exceeding a quota 

- Experience selling consulting and training services into Fortune 500s; existing relationships with CHROs and L&D executives
 
- Detail-oriented with organization skills that are a core part of your DNA

- Entrepreneurial attitude; able to thrive with little structure/process, ability to "learn on the fly" 

- Ability to build deep business partnerships that yield measurable outcomes

- Willing to contribute to other areas of the firm as needed

 
Jul 20Director of Brand and Communications for a Boutique Management ConsultancyNational/RemoteHotDescription : Our client is a small boutique management consulting firm focused on driving behavior change and transformation for Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies. Their CEO is a world-renowned speaker and personality who specializes in training and speaking engagements designed to inspire leaders of Fortune 500s, non-profits, and a variety of other great organizations. They are seeking a roll-up-your-sleeves Director of Brand and Communications to join their team. The Director will be responsible for ensuring the successful execution of all marketing initiatives specifically focusing on social, web, brand, PR, and content development.

This is a remote position and the candidate can be located anywhere in the country.

Responsibilities:
- Own the marketing function of the company; creating and executing a multi-faceted marketing strategy and branding effort
- Write original copy and edit content for a range of corporate marketing and communications materials
- Develop and expand the company's web presence through social media, email, web advertising, and other online sources
- Execute marketing campaigns
- Own and oversee website development and maintenance

Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree, required (MBA a plus)
- 5-10+ years of marketing experience
- Professional copywriting experience (preferred)
- In-depth knowledge and experience leading demand/lead generation and direct response campaign strategy and execution; including email and direct mail marketing, lead nurturing, and marketing automation
- Demonstrated experience developing and successfully executing marketing strategy in a professional services environment
- Capability to effectively manage internet, social media, and email content
- Scrappiness, thoughtfulness, and creative problem-solving skills
- Experience developing, supporting, and improving business development results
- Interest in rolling up your sleeves and executing… while parts of the role involve managing external and internal stakeholders, ultimately this role is a lot of “doing”
Jul 17School Finance Analyst for a Mission-Driven OrganizationNew York, NY HotOur client is a well-known social enterprise that is committed to improving and aiding charter schools using a wide variety of operational and financial services. They are seeking a School Finance Analyst to, in partnership with the accounting team, help prepare monthly financial statements, including YTD income statements, cash flow statements, and variance analysis for clients. 

This is an in-office position in New York City. 

Responsibilities:

- Serve as a point of contact for several charter schools with increasing client-facing responsibilities
- Create monthly presentations to clients’ boards
- Maintain charts of accounts, multi-year budgets, and other financial documentation (i.e., loan applications) for school clients
- Ensure that all school reports and disclosures comply with applicable governmental regulations, professional standards, and organizational policies
- Analyze, model, and solve problems for clients on a wide range of business issues 
- Manage the ongoing forecast for clients, and support the annual budget development process

Qualifications:

- Bachelors Degree, required
-1-5 years of work experience in a related field (i.e., education or finance)
-Strong communication and analytical skills
-Experience in client services or similar responsibilities internal to company
-Significant experience with Microsoft Excel, financial modeling, and/or forecasting
- Passion for education, required
- Knowledge of charter schools a major plus
Jul 16Senior Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerNational/RemoteHot

Our client is a one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Senior Manager to work within the corporate strategy group on various initiatives across the organization. This position will work closely with the Corporate Strategy and the senior Finance team to address key issues across pricing, growth, competition, operations, and a variety of other cross-departmental areas. The ideal candidate will possess a strong analytical skillset and a background within a top-tier management consultancy and/or investment bank.

This is a full-time remote role within a results-focused company that will allow for improved work/life balance over the traditional management consulting or i-banking path. This candidate can be located anywhere in the country.

Job Responsibilities Include:

- Using data and analytics to answer key strategic questions across the company

- Conducting and leading internal research efforts to understand various issues within departments ranging from retail operations, distribution, finance, marketing, and more

- Maximizing growth and/or cost-saving opportunities through thoughtful analysis and clear communication to a variety of internal stakeholders

- Proactively identifying opportunities to create value

Minimum Job Qualifications:

-  Bachelors Degree, MBA a plus

- 4-8 years of experience, at least some of which was within an i-bank or management consulting firm

- Experience with retail clients and/or in a similar function within a large retailer a major plus

- Best-in-class advanced excel skills; SQL and other data analytics skills a huge plus

- Scrappiness, thoughtfulness, and creative problem-solving skills

- Ability to collaborate with a high-impact team

- Strong written and oral communication skills within an ability to persuade

- Attention to detail

- Proven track record within a fast-paced and high-growth team
 

Jul 15Chief Business Officer for a Leading Charter School OrganizationMemphis, TNHotOur client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are seeking a Chief Business Officer to lead all non-academic operations within the organization. The candidate will ensure the delivery of high-performance operational services and capacity building required to support the organization's operational and financial goals.

This is an in-person position located in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Responsibilities:
- Lead operational excellence in non-academic operations (e.g., facilities, finance, IT, safety, transportation, after school programming, compliance, purchasing, risk management)
- Coach and develop 16 direct reports in IT/Facilities and Operations
- Ensure processes are in place to monitor compliance to federal, state, and local regulations/requirements for financial and school operations (e.g. authorizer requirements)
- Work with school administrators, staff members, and department heads to develop and maintain school and home office budgets
- Manage procurement and vendor relationships
- Drive improvement and innovation in critical areas of school operations by increasing efficiency and effectiveness
- Solve organizational and school-level financial and operational issues
- Partner with the local district on financial and operational initiatives and requests
- Develop and execute the organization’s long term financial strategy
- Plan, organize, and direct budget development and control of school funds; ongoing budget analysis, monitoring, and reporting of categorical programs and special projects, including grants
- Actively collaborate with the Organizational Leadership team to shape the future success of the organization
- Ensure effective operation of systems for data collection/reporting (e.g., student information systems, attendance tracking, asset management, special programs tracking, payroll, HRIS, contacts database)
- Produce regional budget reports that highlight monthly, quarterly, and annual financial performance and forecast regional financial projections
- Develop and implement KPIs to measure and track team performance
- Lead region-wide management of legal affairs, insurance, and other risk management strategies

Requirements:
- 8+ years of work experience in a fast-paced, highly analytical professional environment.  The ideal candidate will have a track record of success in charter school management, management consulting, financial services, corporate strategy, operations, or a successful start-up company
- 4+ years of experience managing and leading high-level projects in a professional environment
- Bachelor’s degree required; Graduate degree (MBA, MPP, etc.) preferred
- A demonstrated passion for improving K-12 public education; experience in public education preferred
- Knowledge of and comfort with complex financial data and building financial models
- Experience with change management and talent management, with emphasis on training and coaching others
- Strong project management and facilitation skills
- Ability to develop and implement internal systems and processes to increase effectiveness and efficiency across multiple functions
- High level of personal responsibility and drive towards ambitious goals
- Humility, sense of humor, and a rock-solid commitment to the organization’s mission and the communities they serve

 
Jul 10Director of Human Resources for a Distribution CompanyLong Beach, CAHotOur client is a distribution company with a nice culture, strong team of (mostly hourly) workers, and is seeking a Director of Human Resources to help lead and guide employee-oriented HR policies for the entire company while continuing to foster a positive workplace culture. They will be responsible for overseeing employee relations, employee communication, recruiting, and designing and implementing employee policies and procedures.

This is an in-office position in Long Beach, California.

Responsibilities:


- Partner with the Executive Team to constantly evolve and improve the enterprise’s strategy for providing team members with an excellent employee experience. Develop means for measuring performance in this area

- Manage a two-person Human Resources team consisting of a senior recruiter and a seasoned payroll and benefits administrator

-  Partner with senior recruiters to ensure hiring managers’ needs are met efficiently and effectively

- Partner with payroll and benefits administrator to ensure successful execution of responsibilities

- Oversee, coach, and guide the interaction of managers and team members to foster an environment focused on clear expectations, accountability, and open communication

- Serve as an escalation and mediation point to address manager/team member issues

- Manage the enterprise’s compliance with relevant employment law and company policies including maintenance of employee handbook, policies, and the disposition of performance feedback, discipline, and termination

- Manage processes related to employee injuries and workers’ compensation claims in partnership with 3rd party claim adjuster

- Maintain relationships with clinics and service providers to ensure team members receive timely, informed, and compassionate care

- Manage various employee benefit programs including medical benefits/open enrollment, 401k administration, wellness program, and company events

Requirements:

- 7-10 years of experience in Human Resources

- 3-5 years of experience at the Director level or in a management/leadership role

- Strong experience with CA worker's compensation claims management

- Strong leadership, organizational, and people management skills

- Strong oral and written communication skills

- Self-starter with strong motivation and initiative; This person thrives in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment
 
Jul 8Director of Business Outsourced Services for the Law Firm Division of an Accounting Services FirmIrvine, CAHotOur client is a unique accounting and business consulting firm offering a wide range of outsourced business services to small businesses and start-ups. This is an exciting and fast-paced firm with an awesome culture. The company covers everything from basic bookkeeping and tax planning to forecasting/budgets to HR, legal, and acquisition work. They are seeking a Director of Business Outsourced services to oversee their law firm accounting services division. 

There is a strong preference for this candidate to be located near Irvine.

Responsibilities
:
- Have a direct impact on the success of our client’s business
- Network internally and externally to grow the business and maintain and develop key client relationships
- Manage and support the development of our team members and contribute to a positive culture
- Own and manage selected key practice initiatives and metrics
- Learn all of our client’s Law Firm accounting and consulting services and be able to competently describe them to clients and recognize opportunities to sell them
- Lead and deliver significant consulting engagements, working closely with the Engagement and Client Partner
- Provide technical knowledge, review, and oversight on consulting engagements
- Manage client billing and collections where assigned
- Have additional promotion opportunities

Requirements:
- BS degree in Accounting, Business, or related major
- MBA or advanced degree preferred (CPA or CLM a significant plus)
- 10+ years experience in a progressive public accounting firm, professional services, or law firm
- 5+ years experience in a leadership role with broad exposure to daily operations while leading and managing teams
- Experience and a solid understanding of law firm accounting, reporting standards, and requirements
- Organizational Leadership: Experience and confidence in leading high-performance team goals, metrics, programs, initiatives, and priorities
- Operations Excellence: Experience establishing and implementing scorecards, programs, tools, and processes that an organization uniformly uses to execute initiatives
- Organizational Agility: Can navigate and lead a complex organization to reach a goal or objective; experienced with projects driving significant change and is effective at positioning gives/gets and has outstanding executive presence and presentation skills.
- Proven communication skills to effectively drive recommendations and priorities across senior client executives and organizational boundaries
- People Management: Experience in various levels of staff and the development of their professional skills
 
Jul 8Manager of Accounting Services for an Outsourced Business Services FirmNationalHotOur client is a unique accounting and business consulting firm offering a wide range of outsourced business services to small businesses and start-ups. This is an exciting and fast-paced firm with an awesome culture. The company covers everything from basic bookkeeping and tax planning to forecasting/budgets to HR, legal, and acquisition work. They are seeking a Manager of Accounting Services within their Business Outsourced Services division. This candidate will plan, direct, and coordinate with client and financial management outsourcing staff to ensure timely and accurate monthly finance and accounting services.

This candidate can be located anywhere in the country, but preferably near one of our client's office locations in Los Angeles, Dallas, Denver, Orange County, Bellevue or San Ramon.

Responsibilities:
- Provide technical expertise for US GAAP requirements
- Participate in the development and maintenance of accounting systems to facilitate efficient operation and financial management of clients across various industries
- Perform detailed reviews of periodic client-use only and compiled financial statements and supporting schedules
- Liaison on behalf of the client with external auditors and internal decision-makers
- Foster proactive working relationships with clients and cross-functional departments to ensure timely and accurate receipt of the information required for financial reporting
- Support business development efforts by participating in prospect meetings, calculating pricing, and, drafting engagement letters
- Guide and support the onboarding of new clients including client and staff training, allocation of resources, and client work assignments
- Drive staff consultant and senior consultant career and skills development by actively engaging with them as their Performance Coach

Requirements:
- BS degree in Accounting or Finance required
- CPA preferred
- 7+ years experience in accounting with a mixture of public accounting and industry accounting
- 2+ years of experience leading teams in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
- Full cycle accounting with financial reporting, A/P and A/R, and reconciliation experience
- Experience with multiple accounting software systems, conversions, or implementations. QuickBooks and Sage Intacct or other Cloud-based accounting systems are preferred
- Experience with general accounting, and financial reporting, including US GAAP requirements
- Results-oriented with the ability to meet project deliverables and deadlines with minimal supervision
- Ability to work well within a matrix team structure
- Ability to manage and direct team members on multiple projects simultaneously
- Exceptional writing, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
- Excellent organizational, management, analytical, decision-making, and research skills
Jul 5Strategic Director/VP of Client Services & Operations for a Leading Partner for Interior DesignersLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is the leading partner for interior designers and developers when it comes to transportation, storage, and installation of the finest homes, offices, museums, galleries, and hotels. Their fleet of vehicles and local storage warehouses are well-coordinated, and driven by a customer-first mission. They are seeking a Strategic Director/VP of Client Services & Operations to lead and nurture client partnerships, daily fieldwork, and the development and implementation of their strategic planning initiatives. The ideal candidate is highly detailed and goal-oriented and able to anticipate client and company needs by proactively partnering with and supporting our clients.

The role is responsible for the overall performance of the business, professional client service and support, transportation team planning and strategic operations and safety (of the team, clients and the items they handle). This leader is a key participant in establishing and achieving overall performance and financial objectives such as productivity, customer service, and profit.  This position reports to the President.

This is an in-office position in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities:

- Provide strategic & thought leadership to the company as part of the executive team while promoting an atmosphere of innovation, collaboration, and teamwork
- Create, manage and update Company processes, followed by enforcement and accountability
- Integrate customer workflows from beginning to end; followed by knowledge share and transfer; delegate to team leads for the day-to-day management
- Oversee and manage logistics utilized in transportation of customers' products and internal facilities, communicating with drivers and fleet team to ensure efficiency and safety
- Achieve financial objectives by assisting President in preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions
- Cultivate trusted relationships with all clients; determine where and how to dedicate time and energy to support those clients
- Maintain precise knowledge of projects in the field (past, current, future), what is going right/wrong, who is working hard/not, and how to strengthen services
- Lead client installation strategy by leveraging the pulse of current projects to determine the When, What, How, Where, and Why
- Ensure accurate assessment and estimation of client projects including strategic evaluation of client fit with the Company, client history, and how best to provide support to each client
- Establish accountability and evaluation for all employees
- Lead strategic people planning including hiring, training, and developing a high-performing team
- Lead development and implementation of annual professional development
- Responsible for continuous assessment and editing of organization chart to achieve Company goals
- Creation of organic and inorganic growth initiatives alongside the President
- Development and implementation of new service offerings

Qualifications:
- 3+ years of client partnerships and/or logistics experience, including at least 5 years in a managerial role overseeing a large team
- Preference for candidates with advanced & Masters degrees and/or experience in the Armed Forces / Military
- Bilingual fluency (English & Spanish)
- Interest or experience in interior design, luxury home development, and fine art preferred
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Strong interpersonal and motivational team facilitation, and client service skills
- Results orientation is extremely important
- Excellent problem-solving skills and leadership qualities
- Ability to work with all levels of company staff
- Comfortable delivering frequent direct written and oral feedback
- Proficient with computer programs including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
- Professional appearance and serve as a positive company image to the public
- A successful leader for this role should expect a growth-oriented and fast-paced environment - this isn't a 9-5 position!

 
Jul 5Director of Finance & Strategy for an Innovative Art Experience Los Angeles, CAHotOur client is seeking a Director of Finance and Strategy for a dual role across two entities, one being an innovative touring immersive art experience and the other a creative services provider overseeing a collection of online DTC e-commerce brands operating in fashion, sport, lifestyle and wellness categories. The role will directly interface with senior leadership to identify, develop, and implement large cross-functional strategic, operational, and financial initiatives within their growing organization. The ideal candidate will have had previous experience supporting long-range financial forecasting efforts, planning and establishing financial objectives, and problem-solving across a variety of functions.

This is a mostly remote position, but the candidate needs to be located in Los Angeles. 

Responsibilities:
- Serves as strategic partner to executive team to identify, evaluate, and implement growth opportunities and new initiatives (business opportunities, new markets, etc).
- Develops and maintains key financial models and analysis
- Coordinates & services cross-functional needs
- Develops, monitors, and maintains company-wide and departmental budgets; manages spending against said budgets
- Works closely with outsourced accounting team to create and oversee accounting tasks, including payroll, taxes, and compliance; creates and manages weekly and monthly financial reports
- Co-develops and monitors KPIs and other success-tracking measures
- Manages banking relationships
- Maximizes growth and/or cost-saving opportunities through thoughtful analysis and clear communication
- Proactively identifies trends and recommends data-driven responses to help guide strategy and decision-making
- Translates large, complex data and metrics into simple, actionable recommendations
- Anticipates future business changes and challenges and proactively develops and implements new or revised plans

Qualifications:
- Master’s in Finance or MBA
- Prior experience in management consulting or i-banking, with a strong desire to roll up sleeves and operate
- Experience working with DTC e-commerce brands within the fashion, sport, wellness, and entertainment category
- Knowledge of creative agency, services based revenue models a plus.
- Strong knowledge of financial forecasting and experience managing an organization’s cash flow
- Knowledge of and experience managing finances related to touring, e-commerce, and/or production preferred
- Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
- Passion for art, music, culture a strong plus
- Proven track record within a fast-paced and high-growth team
- Scrappiness, thoughtfulness, and creative problem-solving skills
Jun 30Finance Intern for a Popular Cosmetics CompanyLos Angeles, CAHotLooking for a hands-on internship at an exciting, entrepreneurial company where you can truly have an impact? Our client is a popular and rapidly growing cosmetics company that uses only clean, non-toxic ingredients. They are seeking a Finance Intern to immediately join their team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to get exposure to the ins and outs of the finance space at an exciting and fast-moving company.

What you'll do:
- Participate in weekly/quarterly sales forecasting processes
- Review and summarize retailer monthly performance
- Assist in cost analysis and report creation to help communicate monthly results
- Collaborate cross functionally with Sales, eCommerce, Operations, and Marketing teams to accomplish assigned projects
- Develop an understanding of the underlying support for the basic financial statements – balance sheet, P&L, statement of cash flow, etc.
- Participate in the monthly financial reporting process and meetings
- Develop the ability to tell stories from numbers through data analysis

Preferred qualifications:
- Currently enrolled in an accredited university pursuing a major in Finance, Accounting, or Business
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Software, particularly proficient in Excel and PowerPoint
- Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
- Interested in working in an entrepreneurial environment
Jun 28Sales Analyst for a Popular Cosmetics CompanyHybrid/Los AngelesHotOur client is a popular and very fast-growing cosmetics company that uses only clean, non-toxic ingredients. They are headquartered in Los Angeles and experiencing rapid growth. They are looking for an Analyst to play an important role on the sales team by supporting the FP&A Senior Manager and providing timely reporting that guides decision making. This role will be tasked with consolidating, analyzing and reporting on sales data.

The analyst will have a deep understanding of excel and extracting key takeaways from data, is hard-working and detail-oriented, and is looking for an opportunity to drive change in the beauty industry.

This is a hybrid position with the ability to work from home a few days a week.

In This Role, You Will
- Consolidate data from various sources and prepare daily, weekly and monthly reporting
- Evaluate financial performance by comparing and analyzing actual results with plans and forecasts
- Identify trends and track changes of key financial drivers
- Track out of stocks and their impact across major revenue channels
- Run ad-hoc analyses and special projects to assess business performance
- Remain agile with regard to industry trends and a changing landscape
- Partner with key cross-functional teams (Finance, Operations, Product, Marketing, Sales) in support of analyzing the business and uncovering actionable insights that drive improved financial and KPI performance
- Deliver financial analysis with recommendations for action to FP&A Senior Manager with regard to emerging financial and strategic issues, as well as those relating to new business activities
- Be proactive, thoughtful, & highly organized; able to work independently and under tight deadlines while maintaining impeccable attention to detail

An Ideal Candidate Has
- BA/BS degree in Finance or Business
- 1 year of finance or other relevant experience
- Beauty industry experience is an asset
- Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
- An affinity for numbers and curiosity behind their takeaways
- Advanced use of Excel
- Enthusiasm and curiosity for gathering data and conducting research
- Quick learner, data-driven, intellectually curious, and detail-oriented
- Ability to streamline functions and passion to learn and grow
- Function effectively in a fast-paced environment, managing high priority items in a timely manner
- Highly self-motivated, have a stellar work ethic and looking for the right company to support your growth
 
Jun 25Associate for a Real Estate Development and Investment FirmLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a full-service luxury real estate development and investment firm with operations in California, Mexico, Hawaii, and Colorado. They specialize in resort and residential communities located in world-class destinations around the world. They are seeking an Associate to perform financial analysis, prepare investor reporting, support capital raising activities, and track development and operating budgets across the portfolio. This candidate's immediate focus will be on a resort community in the Los Cabos region of Mexico where our client is building some of the world’s finest hotels and residences and will require a mix of best-in-class analytical chops, strong writing and communication skills, and unmatched business instincts.

Responsibilities:
- Perform financial analysis and due diligence to underwrite new investments
- Create and maintain financial models for all deals in the company’s portfolio
- Assist in closing financings, equity raises, and asset dispositions
- Prepare investor, lender, and internal financial reporting
- Development and operating budget tracking
- Ad hoc modeling and analysis and general rolling-up-of-sleeves as necessary

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a finance-related field (finance, economics, real estate)
- MBA degree, a plus
- 2-4 years+ experience required, preferably in a related field (i.e., real estate, investment banking, finance, lending, etc.)
- Background in real estate development or investment, highly desirable
- Excellent working knowledge of the MS suite, with guru-level comfort in Excel
- Advanced modeling skills
- Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
- Ability to work effectively in a small entrepreneurial team environment as well as independently
- Strong work ethic with a desire to be a part of building something big


 
Jun 24Controller for an Innovative & Rapidly Growing Start-UpDallas/Ft. Worth, TXHotOur client is an innovative and rapidly growing startup changing the way people experience the world by creating phone-free events, venues, schools and experiences. They are seeking an eager, hands-on Controller to oversee the accounting team and the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements. This will include driving the month-end close process and continuously working to reduce the close timing, implementing internal controls, and managing the annual audit. For the right go-getter, this role provides an opportunity to be a high-impact contributor in a continuously growing organization.  

It is highly preferred that this candidate is located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area with an eventual transition to working in-office.

Responsibilities:
- Lead the month-end close process and seek to continually improve in the speed, accuracy, and delivery of the Financial Statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow and Statements of Shareholders Equity)
- Manage a full cycle accounting process (A/R, A/P, Treasury, etc.) with engagement across the organization
- Ensure Financial Statements are prepared in accordance with US GAAP standards
- Will own the General Ledger and Chart of Accounts
- Set up and manage systems and processes to ensure accurate flows of information
- Manage a forthcoming ERP implementation (likely NetSuite)
- Collect and leverage data to manage costs and budgets; bring strategic thinking to the accounting function
- Assist with payroll as-needed
- Plan and execute workflows for monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting closes
- Review reconciliations and deliver accurate and timely financial information
- Will lead annual financial statement audit

Qualifications:
- BA/BS, Accounting, Finance, or a related field
- 6+ years of experience as a Controller or Assistant Controller
- Previous experience in-house for a startup/high-growth company, highly preferred
- Previous inventory accounting experience; experience with CPG or similar physical product
- Track record of creating success in an ever-changing, entrepreneurial environment
- Expert knowledge of MS Office Suite; overall tech-savvy
- Prior audit experience
- Excellent problem-solving skills and strong analytical capabilities
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Authentic and friendly personality; strong leadership skills