Job Seekers

DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Jun 14School Finance Manager for a Mission-Driven OrganizationNashville, Memphis, AtlantaHot

Our 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 Manager to work with the school leadership to provide advice on strategic business decisions, help the school understand charter school finance rules, facilitate multi-year budget planning, and prepare monthly financial statements and analyses for use at school board meetings and drive decision making. 


Responsibilities:

- Be a lead contact person for school clients, including managing the client relationship and working with the accounting, payroll, AP, and admin teams to provide excellent customer service.

- Prepare in partnership with the accounting team monthly financial statements, including YTD income statements, cash flow statements, and variance analysis for school clients.

- On a monthly basis, create presentations analyzing the key issues in the financial statements and offer recommendations for changes in the school operations.

- Analyze, model, and solve problems for school clients on a wide range of business issues.

- Manage the budget development and tracking for client schools.

- Ensure that all school reports and disclosures comply with applicable governmental regulations, professional standards, and organizational policies.

- Maintain current knowledge of relevant financial management procedures and practices.

- Develop functional expertise in one or more areas of school business operations.

- Work on special projects as needed.

Qualifications:

- Advanced degree preferred or equivalent public/private sector business or school operations experience

- 4-8 years of work experience

- Strong communication, written and analytical skills

- Customer service orientation or experience in client services

- Expertise with Microsoft Excel, financial modeling, and forecasting

- Experience in business development and marketing initiatives

- Ability to travel occasionally and work non-standard hours to attend board meetings, etc.

- Commitment to education and knowledge of charter schools a major plus

Jun 14School Finance Analyst for a Mission-Driven OrganizationNashville, AtlantaHotOur 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. 

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
Jun 14Head of Partnerships for a Venture-Funded Technology CompanyNationalHot

Title: Head of Partnerships

Location: National (with ability to travel to Los Angeles ~once a quarter)

Compensation: mid- to high-$100s with significant upside potential

Description:
Our client is a venture-funded technology company that enables businesses to tell data stories about their customers. They use data science to predict future buying behavior of consumers and recommend actions that businesses can take around those predictions. They are seeking a Head of Partnerships to help unlock the full potential of key initiatives through business relationships and partnerships. The perfect candidate will have demonstrated the ability to think strategically and analytically about business, product, and technical challenges, and to work cross-organizationally to build agreement.

An understanding of the economics of the martech space and the eCommerce ecosystem is a bonus.

 

 

Responsibilities:
- Develop, model, evaluate, and implement partnership strategy from conception to execution,  including partnership proposals, commercial terms, go to market strategy, and negotiating deals that result in meaningful revenue and company ecosystem growth

- Stay abreast of key industry trends to make recommendations on new partnership opportunities

- Articulate the strategic direction internally and externally

- Collaborate with Product, Engineering, Sales, and Marketing to launch partner integrations and drive the future direction of products in the development pipeline

- Build trusted relationships with key stakeholders through technical expertise, domain knowledge, and understanding of stakeholder perspectives both internally and externally

 


Qualifications:
- 8+ years of experience with a proven track record of strong execution in SaaS enterprise sales and management experience of a partnerships team (hyper-growth startup experience preferred)

- Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Economics, or other relevant field or equivalent experience (MBA a plus)

- Track record of scaling partnerships teams at a regional or global level, with history of leading teams to outperform growth expectations

- Excellent financial modeling and analytical skills

- Background and experience in contract negotiation

- Ability to quickly gain a deep knowledge of the partners’ business, current economic and industry trends and potential new business opportunities

- Experience influencing technical and non-technical audiences across all levels of an organization

 

- Track record of success within a start-up environment and a desire to build something big

 

Jun 9Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CAHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country.  They are seeking a Manager- level team member to work within the finance group on various corporate strategy and finance initiatives.   This position will work closely with the CFO 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 skill set and a background within a top-tier management consultancy and/or investment bank.  This is a full-time role within a results-focused company that will allow for improved work/life balance over the traditional management consulting or i-banking path.

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 preferred

- 4-6 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

- 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
 
Jun 4Controller for an Innovative Healthcare Solutions ProviderOrange County, CAHotOur client is an innovative healthcare solutions provider dedicated to serving the agricultural community. They are seeking a highly motivated and strategic Controller to oversee and guide all day - to- day finance, accounting, and reporting activities. The Controller will report to the CFO and will have functional responsibility over the accounting, accounts payable, and accounts receivable departments.

Responsibilities:
- Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements
- Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and budgets, and actual expenditures
- Coordinate all audit activity
- Consistently analyze financial data and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner
- Clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements
- Assist with the annual budgeting and planning process
- Manage organizational cash flow forecasting 
- Take responsibility for overseeing the completion of internal control audits
- Develop and execute operational strategy for the finance team's day-to-day activity
- Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes
- Build and maintain relationships with all department heads, external partners, and vendors 
- Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for the day-to-day performance of the operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks
- Devise strategies to ensure the growth of programs enterprise-wide, identifying and implementing process improvements that will maximize output and minimize costs

Qualifications:
- CPA, preferred
- Advanced general business coursework, with an MBA, preferred
- 10-15 years accounting and financial experience in auditing, financial evaluating, and reporting
- 1-3 years experience in healthcare, strongly preferred
- Ability to utilize senior accounting level skills
- Provide key financial information with an eye on future performance and goals
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Excellent mathematical skills
- Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to mission
- Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development, and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

 
May 27Senior Director of Finance for a Popular Cosmetics CompanyLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a popular cosmetics company that uses only clean, non-toxic ingredients. They are headquartered in Los Angeles and experiencing rapid growth. They are seeking a Senior Director of Finance to partner with the CFO to ensure the timeliness and accuracy of their financial reporting system. This person will work closely and collaboratively with all internal teams, particularly Operations, Innovations, and Sales to help improve streamline workflows and to identify and drive cost improvement gains.

Responsibilities:

- Lead month end close process and present work papers, draft financials, budget vs actual analyses, and monthly bank reporting to CFO for review and approval

- Improve month end close process to eight business days or better

- Interface with outside CPAs on audit, income tax, SALT, and other compliance

- Maintain strong records and impeccable work papers for JE support and audit requirements

- Create accounting policies based on GAAP principles; researching and applying FASB ASCs where needed

- Lead Accounting Team consisting of two team members who handle A/R and A/P

- Manage heavy inventory accounting and ensure quality of reporting of cost of goods sold and gross margin, physical-to-perpetual inventory reconciliations, month end cutoff testing, and bill-of-materials / assembly build accuracy

- Weekly bank reconciliations

- Credit card reconciliations and expense report management

- Fixed asset ledger and record maintenance, asset identification

- Prepare reserves analysis and recommendations for major asset classes

- Work with CFO on Netsuite optimization projects and process improvements for the Accounting Team, and cross-functional process improvements

Qualifications:

- CPA with four years public accounting experience in a regional or national firm

- BS/BA degree in Accounting/Finance

- Netsuite experience is critical, plus Advanced Excel, Google Gsuite, Powerpoint

- Deep understanding of accounting for manufacturing inventory

- Collaborative and trustworthy

- Excellent communication and people skills

- Passion for the beauty industry and clean cosmetics a plus!
May 27Director of Schools 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 mission-driven Director of Schools based in Memphis to supervise, coach, and evaluate five principals across the charter school's network. This person will work closely with the organization's leadership team to support the development and execution of strategic initiatives.

Responsibilities:
- Ensure achievement with organization's values
- Collaborate with the organization's leadership team to create and executive strategic goals
- Provide individual coaching, professional development, and annual evaluation to school leaders
- Support principals in the execution of all aspects of schooling
- Collaborate with Executive Director to lead school oversight and evaluation processes
-Interpret, develop, and recommend policies and regulations that govern the overall operation of schools
- Ensure school compliance with local policies and regulations, state requirements, and organization's core values
- Communicate with stakeholders, community members, and authorizers as necessary
- Collaborate with Education Team on staff development for teachers and school leaders
- Collaborate with the Director of Community Engagement to ensure schools are fully enrolled with strong partnerships
- Collaborate with Human Capital team to ensure that schools are fully staffed with effective team members
- Collaborate with the Finance & Operations team to ensure that spending aligns with strategic initiatives and facilities are safe and conducive to learning

Qualifications:
- Valid Administrator credential required
- Principal experience required, with demonstrated success in closing the achievement gap (3 years minimum)
- Principal experience at the middle or high school level required
- Extensive experience in staff development, teacher coaching and instructional delivery best-practices that translate to student achievement
- Proven record of improving student achievement by developing and implementing policies and practices that prepare all students, irrespective of socio economic background and English language development
-Possesses the political and social skills that contribute to the successful growth of the organization and ensure the maintenance of high quality teaching and learning
- Demonstrated success in aligning curriculum, instruction, technology, and assessment to state standards
- Able to balance the need for direction at the system level with the need for a strong sense of ownership and responsibility at the school level
- Is a visionary and an innovator who sets high expectations, leads by example and inspires high quality performance
- Keeps the interests and needs of student learning as the central focus for the work of the organization
- Has a passion for achieving the educational mission of the organization
- Is a self-starter with a strong sense of personal accountability and responsibility that can work well in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
- Willing to continually learn and collaborate with all stakeholders - a very good listener
 
May 26Senior Analyst of Data Strategy & Analytics for a Large RetailerLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country.  They are seeking a Senior Analyst of Data Strategy & Analytics to build data-driven solutions from large data sets and identify patterns that lead to greater business insight, enhanced product/customer/operational analytics, increased revenue and/or greater efficiencies. The ideal candidate will have strong problem-solving capabilities, superior communication skills and the ability to manage a diverse workload in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

- Assist in ongoing effort to define/develop and enhance reporting and data capabilities within the organization

- Work cross functionally with business partners to aggregate and analyze data and develop key metrics to support initiatives across the organization

- Create and maintain weekly and monthly metrics and dashboards

- Identify patterns that lead to greater business insight, enhanced product/customer/operational analytics, increased revenue and/or greater efficiencies.

- Translate large, complex data and metrics into simple, actionable recommendations

Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree (ideally in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Economics or another analytically-focused area), required

- 2+ years’ of experience as a data analyst or similar analytical role

- Management consulting background a plus

- Experience working with very large data sets and performing product- and business-level analysis

- Experience using SQL and querying large, complex data sets

- Innate interest in and desire for continuous learning and personal development

- Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

- Professional presence, polished communication skills and proven ability to effectively collaborate with all levels of employees

- Ability to project manage and drive progress forward

- A high sense of urgency, ability to multi-task and work under pressured timelines

- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills


 
May 24Senior Manager of Marketing Strategy and Operations for a Large RetailerNationalHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Senior Manager of Marketing Strategy & Operations to help optimize the core marketing efforts within the company. This position will partner closely and support the VP of Marketing as well as the leaders across the Marketing and Merchandising departments to help develop and execute cross-channel marketing strategy.

This organization is based in Southern California, but for this position, our client is open to excellent candidates who would work remotely.

Responsibilities
:

- Assist with setting and developing marketing strategy and department goals

- Provide project leadership and support to cross-functional teams tasked with improving the overall effectiveness of the marketing planning and production functions, including task prioritization, campaign design, and channel coordination

- Maintain strong relationships with cross-functional partners, especially Merchandising, Store Operations, Finance, Inventory, Global Sourcing, Quality Assurance, and Legal

- Execute and implement new initiatives / special projects as needed

- Ensure teams are working closely together to meet deadlines. Escalate projects as needed

- Develop, track and drive success in operating and financial KPIs

- Consistently push for continuous improvement across the department to help teams to effectively meet their goals

- Act as Project Manager for integrating new procedures and technology into the appropriate processes across the department

- Conduct macro business reviews of monthly deliverables (email, social, digital, website, print, etc.) to ensure marketing and company goals are met

- Review systems and processes to ensure scalability with the growth of the company

Qualifications:

- Bachelors Degree, MBA a plus

- Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience required; ideally a foundation in management consulting or i-banking

- Strong analytical skills with a desire to make data-driven decisions

- Ability to deal with ambiguity, think outside the box and provide a continuous flow of new ideas and process improvements

- Results-oriented. Ability to execute and carry out strategic and operational plans

- Able to maintain and develop internal and external relationships

- Self-starter, can take limited direction and run with a project

- Strong interpersonal skills

- Effective communication skills

- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

 
May 14Event Manager for an innovative, Commercial Open-Source Software Company National HotOur client is an innovative, commercial open-source software company that builds a cloud-native event streaming platform to enable enterprises to easily access data as real-time event streams. They are seeking an experienced Event Manager to lead and oversee the planning and coordination of virtual and in-person conferences, webinars, hackathons, education events, and tradeshows on behalf of the company.

Responsibilities:
- Project-manage all operational and administrative functions to ensure events are well orchestrated, organized, and well-attended
- Work closely with marketing team and other stakeholders to manage promotional activities for events
- Own all event logistics (organize collateral, coordinate with keynote speakers, facilitate attendee communication and engagement, etc).
- Create and manage detailed event calendar that reflects upcoming events
- Manage with attention to financial and time constraints
- Plan, organize, and implement logistics for trade show exhibition and events
- Evaluate events’ success, create and track event-related KPIs

Qualifications:
- Proven experience as an event manager within a tech company
- Excellent project management skills
-  Strong digital lean, with an inherent knowledge of the how developers, data architects, and tech leaders work, meet, and grow
- Knowledge of KPIs and marketing techniques for event management
- Outstanding communication and negotiation ability
- Impeccable organizational skills
- Robust administrative and management skills
- A knack for problem-solving
- Track record of thriving within a fast-growing, dynamic, and global tech start-up
 
May 13Product Manager (Growth and Optimization) for an Outdoor Experience CompanyLos Angeles, CAHotOur client offers a premium rental service for consumers, brands, and retailers. They are seeking an experienced Product Manager to help lead growth and optimization for the company. The ideal candidate is passionate about gathering, analyzing and transforming data to influence business decisions and has a proven background in e-commerce optimization.

Our client is open to remote candidates for this position.

Responsibilities

- Define, own and analyze metrics to become the strategic advisor for the business; monitor key metrics regularly and find innovative business solutions that can inform the product roadmap
- Deeply understand user analytics and behavior of rental customers
- Create the infrastructure for platform growth, channel optimization and testing
- Build and analyze dashboards and reports, establish key data sets for user acquisition, operations and finance
- Find actionable insights through A/B Testing, funnels, cohort analyses and user segmentation, to identify new levers to help move key business metrics
- Partner with developers on data quality management, master data management and understanding root causes of changes in metrics
- Manage both internal and external analytics tools while working with the Software Development team on improvements or suggesting additional platform investments
- Work with Sales leadership to better understand our historical data and create insights that can be automated and included with sales material
- Manage user acquisition data tracking integrations both internally and with third parties

Qualifications:

- Bachelor (or Master's degree) in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, Statistics (or related field)
- 3+ years of professional experience in an analytical role involving data extraction, reporting, and analysis
- 2+ years of related experience with data querying languages, scripting languages, data visualization or statistical software
- Creative problem solver who is passionate about optimization
- Experience leading product in an ecommerce business and have owned conversion optimization in the past
- Experience with A/B testing and basic statistical analysis
- An ability to build strong relationships with team and stakeholders
- Comfortable in a fast-paced environment and willingness to go above and beyond
- Comfortable with datasets, developing your own queries, designing data visualizations, and extracting meaning
- Possess an understanding of data warehousing and ETL concepts including data pipelines, data quality, and business logic
- Experienced in SQL and Excel required; experience with Python or R desirable
- Proficiency with advanced graphics/visualization software (e.g. Looker, Tableau, Data Studio) and 3rd party analytics tools (e.g. Amplitude/Google Analytics/Adobe Analytics)
 
May 13Director of Product for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CACold

Our client is a fast-growing, private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for SMBs. They are seeking a Director of Product. The ideal candidate is a leader of teams, processes, and strategic product thinking who is responsible for the conceptualization, execution, and optimization of the company’s customer relationships. This person will work closely with marketing, software development, quality assurance, manufacturing and operations integration, customer service, and executive management while meeting time-to-market, revenue, and profit growth objectives.

Responsibilities:

- Lead product team in delivering website-experience and steadily improve website relationships with customers across portfolio of brands

- Guide team towards a SCRUM working process (currently embryonic SCRUM efforts in place!)

- Assess the quality and effectiveness of customer relationships through NPS and other similar metrics

- Define, implement, monitor, and improve website revenue and performance KPIs

- Recruit, hire, train, develop, and manage product team, including local, domestic remote, and offshore resources

- Act as a coordinator of product strategy and innovation to achieve a cohesive and unified strategy across the company

- Depending on level, potentially serving as part of executive team, providing insight on broader product strategy/roadmap

Qualifications:

- 5+ years of product team leadership experience – ideally in an ecommerce and web-to-product setting

- Experience recruiting, training, developing, mentoring, and retaining team

- Ability to manage resources and processes across multiple locations and time zones

- Working knowledge of business/financial planning and budgeting

- Experience with problem-solving within multi-faceted and complex systems

- Experience negotiating with third-party providers of products and services

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and working with technical and non-technical teams

- Desire to be part of a fast-growing and dynamic (as well as entrepreneurially-minded) team

May 10Membership Coordinator for a UCLA Networking and Alumni OrganizationLos Angeles, CAHot

We are seeking a full-time Membership Coordinator to grow and support UCLA’s only business and networking alumni organization. This candidate will assist the organization with all administrative tasks, member relations, and liaising with a variety of internal and external stakeholders – and, of course, will  also serve as an ambassador for the organization and UCLA as a whole. 

This is a flexible role and could involve some work-from-home, some work onsite at UCLA, and some work in the field, post-COVID (attending events around Southern CA).

Responsibilities: 

- Manage the process of membership recruitment, onboarding, and retention 

- Attend many of the organization’s meetings (virtually or in-person in the future), some of which are outside traditional business hours (e.g. 7:30-9am or 5-7pm)

- Assist with event planning and marketing

- Perform basic bookkeeping tasks (mostly related to membership dues payments and event funds)

- Keep the organization’s website up-to-date, manage social media, and handle a variety of other special projects and initiatives

Requirements: 

- Bachelor’s Degree, required

- Affiliation with UCLA, a big plus!

- Experience working in a fast-paced environment with constantly shifting priorities

- Incredible attention to detail

- Swift organizational and time management skills 

- Ability to work independently without a direct manager’s daily supervision

- Comfortable networking and making relationships

- Prior experience in an administrative role, required

- Prior experience in event planning, a plus

- Comfort with Microsoft Office and Zoom

- Ability to pick up new software easily/tech-savvy

May 5Corporate Finance and Restructuring Director for an Outsourced Business Services FirmLos Angeles/Dallas HotOur client is a unique accounting and business consulting firm that offers 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 Corporate Finance & Restructuring Director to supervise and oversee the processes for financial forecasting and reporting within the company.

Requirements:

- Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations

- Develop strategic recommendations and developing relations with senior management, external partners, and stakeholders

- Assist with high-level decisions about policy and strategy

- Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for clients

- Provide leadership, direction, and management of process and operations team assigned to deals, including directing other team members, and managing outside professionals involved in the engagement and client personnel

- Apply project management skills to ensure projects are scoped properly, appropriate priorities are established, implementation plans are executed, and projects meet client expectations

- Establish personal credibility, increases client satisfaction, manages client expectations, develop relationships with key decision-makers, all while maintaining a professional image

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or MBA

- Minimum of 10 years experience in the restructuring industry plus client-side experience

- Familiarity with bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy insolvency approaches

- In-depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices

- Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods

- Strong financial and accounting background, including an understanding of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management, and general finance and budgeting

- Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence, and executive presence

- Excellent communication (both written and verbal), mathematical, and organizational skills

- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with strong attention to detail; projects typically include work on-site at various client locations

- Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
May 5Corporate Finance and Restructuring Manager/Senior Manager for an Outsourced Business Services Firm Los Angeles, CAHotOur client is a unique accounting and business consulting firm that offers 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 Corporate Finance and Restructuring Manager/Senior Manager to apply operational business experience along with accounting, finance, and analytical skills to various clients’ situations and practice disciplines.

Responsibilities:

- Responsible for hands-on management of project areas and working with teams managing projects

- Manage clients and clients’ personnel

- Apply project management skills to ensure projects are scoped properly, appropriate priorities are
established, implementation plans are developed and executed, and projects meet Restructuring and Corporate Finance’s leadership team expectations as well as clients’ expectations

- Establish personal credibility, increases client satisfaction, manages client expectations, develop relationships with key decision-makers, all while maintaining a professional image

- Provide leadership, oversight, and training to new and existing staff as needed

- Effectively communicate with clients

- Work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment

- Assist in the preparation of management and financial presentations

Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in Business with an emphasis in Finance or Management preferred

- 3+ years of experience as a controller and a minimum of 5 years of experience in corporate finance and the restructuring industry

- Client-side experience is a must

- Consulting experience with multiple simultaneous clients preferred

- Familiarity with bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy insolvency approaches and issues with general knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles and terminology

- Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with strong attention to detail; projects typically include work on-site at various client locations

- Excellent analytical and business/cash flow modeling skills

- Strong interpersonal, supervisory, and customer service skills required

- Ability to multi-task and work under pressure with respect to assigned tasks and engagements due to challenging deadlines, changing deliverables, and evolving task priorities

- Excellent communication (both written and verbal), mathematical, and organizational skills. Proficiency with PC environment and related software, including Microsoft Office applications

- Strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and motivation to succeed
May 5Brand/Social Marketing Manager for a Health & Wellness CompanyNationalHotOur client is a health and wellness company focused in the field of longevity. Their Founder is a world-renowned researcher, explorer, and New York Times bestselling author. They are seeking a Brand/Social Marketing Manager to oversee and execute consumer communication for the company. The ideal candidate will have strong social media chops, excellent content creation skills, and a passion for the brand’s mission. This is a small team and this role will serve as the primary marketing person (at least for the time being), leading both high-level strategy and day-to-day execution.

Our client is willing to consider full time or part time candidates for this role.

Responsibilities:

- Work closely with the Founder to drive strategy, development, planning, and execution of all marketing communication campaigns

- Provide end-to-end project management of marketing communication campaigns

- Develop and communicate a unique social media strategy for current and new social media platforms, including but not limited to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, TikTok, Clubhouse, and more (also staying on top of all social media trends and upcoming platforms to ensure company is always on the cutting edge)

- Lead the digital marketing and social media marketing of products

- Manage social media ad spends and monitor social growth – success will be measured by Instagram follower increases and other similar metrics

- Own all social media copy on a daily basis

- Develop email newsletter and monitor acquisition and retention efforts

- Own company marketing calendar and facilitate integrated communication planning efforts

- Analyze website traffic, social media metrics, and email marketing data

- Keep up to date with social media trends; establish and maintain company’s presence on up-and-coming platforms

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree, required

- 6+ years broad communications/marketing/brand experience

- Expert knowledge of how to maintain and grow social media presence across all major platforms; experience supporting podcast marketing, a plus

- Strong copywriting and editing skills

- Experience with email marketing platforms (MailChimp or similar)

- Demonstrated success in creating and executing influencer strategies; PR and events experience a plus

- Experience with social media tools such as Google Ads, as well as measurement tools such as Google Analytics, Simply Measured, and/or Curalate

- Familiarity with MS Suites, particularly Excel

- Working knowledge of Wordpress and Adobe Creative Suites

- Passion for the company’s mission and the health and wellness space as a whole
Apr 30Director of School Operations for a Leading Charter School OrganizationBeaumont, TXHotOur client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are seeking a mission-driven Director of School Operations (DSO) with a strong background in operational systems, continuous improvement, budget management, and team management. The DSO is a vital member of the school leadership team and manages all non-instructional school functions. The ideal candidate is a self-directed problem solver who enjoys being part of a collaborative team and thrives in finding solutions to complex operational issues.

Responsibilities:

- Manage a 4-5 person school operations team and support their growth in both performance and development

- Work with the school Principal and administrative staff to create and maintain an exceptional organizational culture by building strong relationships, finding solutions to problems, and holding others accountable to systems

- Develop the school-wide operations vision that supports the academic and cultural vision of the school

- Develop and manage the annual student recruitment strategy to ensure that enrollment targets are met by the start of school

- Actively recruit to fill empty seats

- Conduct parent enrollment orientations and ensure parents receive key information about the school prior to enrolling students

- Manage the student information system and oversee daily attendance reporting

- Manage the student enrollment, exit, and transfer process

- Manage overall school budget (development, budget to actuals, and forecasts) in conjunction with school Principal and regional Director of Finance and Operations

- Ensures timely submission of bi-weekly payroll ad oversee procurement for the school

- Act as the primary facilities liaison with the district custodial and maintenance services

- Coordinate day-to-day operations of the school nutrition program in conjunction with district services

- Oversee all aspects of student transportation and manage school safety processes

- Plan and coordinate logistics for school events and activities as needed

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required

- An administrator credential is preferred, but not required

- Spanish language fluency is preferred, but not required

- 4+ years of leadership experience, including managing others, preferably in the field of school operations

- Prior experience managing budgets and have a track record of sound financial decision making

- Targeted communication skills with a variety of stakeholders (staff, students, families, vendors)

- Comfort in an ambiguous, fast-moving, start-up environment

- Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and a proven aptitude in learning new software programs

 
Apr 30Lead UX Designer for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAWarmOur client is a fast-growing, private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for SMBs. They are seeking a talented and driven user experience (UX) designer to play a pivotal role in redefining and redesigning our e-commerce properties.  The ideal candidate should have a firm understanding of user research techniques, usability testing, and interface design for web and mobile experiences.  This person will own the defining and implementation of UX and UI best practices for multiple e-commerce brands and will work closely with our product and creative teams to take the brands to new heights.  

Responsibilities:

- Work directly with product managers and the visual design team to lead the UX transformation of our brands  

- Own and define UX and UI standards across multiple online properties

- Lead the ongoing development and refinement of design systems

- Conduct user research and facilitate user feedback gathering on our brands

- Create and refine user flows, customer journey maps, and personas

- Create wireframes, prototypes, and visual specs to support web brand initiatives and A/B tests

- Work with designers to ensure that final designs meet UX and UI standards

- Iterate on designs and workflows to improve site conversion rate

- Facilitate design exercises and workshops with cross-functional stakeholders

- Stay up to date on current trends in User Experience design and champion user-centered design across the organization

Qualifications:

- 5+ years’ experience in UX design and research for e-commerce sites

- Degree in UX design, human-computer interaction, or visual design

- Skilled in wireframing and prototyping software such as Figma, Sketch, or Adobe XD

- Experience creating standard User Centric Design (UCD) documents such as user flows, personas, heuristic evaluations, and information architecture diagrams

- Experience designing, implementing, and synthesizing user research studies using a variety of methods such as interviews, surveys, and remote usability testing with UserTesting.com.

- Ability to iterate on designs quickly and efficiently

- Ability to show expertise in UX design best practices for web and mobile responsive experiences

- Excellent communication skills with the keen ability to distill UX terminology and concepts into easily understood language

- Experience working in an Agile software development cycle
Apr 28Produce Salesperson for an International Produce Grower, Shipper, and DistributorLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a family-owned international grower, shipper, and distributor of fruits and vegetables. They are seeking a Produce Salesperson with a background in the produce industry to help drive and generate sales.

Responsibilities:

- Provide accurate, weekly updates on market conditions for the products purchased

- Ensure all product is "as specified" and delivered per the customer's specification (on time and complete)

- Promote and sell products to customers

- Achieve or exceed assigned Economic Impact margin goals every month

- Respond and resolve customer issues or complaints

- Develop strong relationships with vendors

- Build and maintain a pipeline of accounts in the produce industry

- Develop a plan for the top prospective accounts including products to pursue, cross-selling opportunities, and other contacts to establish within those companies

- Attend customer lunches, appreciation events, and vendor meetings

- Maintain up to date records; leads, opportunities, call notes, and communications

- Meet monthly with teammates and review their accounts/products purchased

Qualifications:

- 5+ years of sales experience

- Demonstrated knowledge of the fresh produce market (commodities, where they are grown, seasons, and sources)

- Ability to prioritize and take care of the important tasks first

- Solution sales background (call preparation, objectives, opening, probing, summary, and follow-up)

- Strong presentation skills

- Ability to deal with setbacks

- Superior communication and interpersonal skills
Apr 22Senior Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CAHot

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 role within a results-focused company that will allow for improved work/life balance over the traditional management consulting or i-banking path. 

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

 

Apr 15VP of Digital Practice for a Global ConsultancySan Francisco, CAWarmOur client is a global technology and business consulting firm. They leverage an incredible global team to enable transformation for their clients, many of whom are industry leaders across retail, CPG, healthcare, and tech.  With a great culture and a steep growth trajectory, this firm is poised for incredible success over the coming years and they are seeking a VP of their Digital Practice to oversee and guide the firm’s offering in the space. This is the largest practice in the firm and this role will have a pivotal impact on shaping the company's growth. The client would prefer this candidate be located in the bay area, but is open to candidates in Los Angeles or within a quick flight to San Francisco.

Responsibilities:

- Oversee the entire digital practice across client deliverables, thought leadership, and overall growth

- Strengthen practice competency, build alliances, and create Go-to-Market solutions 

- Lead on talent strategy for the digital practice - continue to innovate how the company attracts and retains top talent

- Manage the departments that report up to the digital practice (core development, QA, automation, cloud - to name a few)

- Lead initiatives that come out of the technology practice when the firm implements these ideas with clients and internal teams

Minimum Requirements:

- MBA, strongly preferred

- 10+ years tech consulting experience in a leadership capacity

- Phenomenal managerial/leadership skills – particular experience managing both offshore teams and foreign-born domestic talent with a strong understanding of cultural sensitivities and considerations
 
- Ability to travel internationally (~2 times per year) 

- Capacity to very quickly take the reins of a large and growing practice (and a track record of successfully running a large consulting practice area in the past)

- Desire to build… the firm has been growing fast and doesn’t plan to slow down… this role will play a crucial role; those interested in the status quo need not apply!!

 
Apr 9Sales Executive for an Innovative Contract ManufacturerNationalWarmOur client is an innovative contract manufacturer offering injection molding tooling systems, molded components, and assemblies for the medical, aerospace, and consumer goods markets. They are seeking a Sales Executive to help drive and generate sales by identifying potential opportunities through referral networks, past clients, cold calling, and work leads.

Responsibilities:

- Build and maintain a pipeline of clients in the commercial, medical device, and aerospace/defense who could leverage our client’s significant production capacity

- Have full responsibility for all stages of the sales cycle, with a particular focus on incoming leads

- Build a list of targeted key accounts and build relationships with the Head of Sourcing and Procurement at each account

- "Quarterback" the sales effort, employing other teammates as needed

- Qualify opportunities, gain understanding, and define specific offering of tooling to meet the prospect's needs

- Provide weekly reporting on pipeline development, including forecasting and suggestions for areas of potential growth

- Identify key referral sources and develop deep/long-lasting relationships with them

Qualifications:

- 5+ years of demonstrated experience in face-to-face selling

- Experience with the sale of injection plastic molding, tooling, and supporting engineering a plus (we would consider candidates with similar experience within metal or other components)

- Knowledge of manufacturing processes, standards, and procedures; preferably within injection plastic molding

- Superior communication skills (verbal and written); proficiency with MS Office and other software tools

- Ability to understand cost and development quotes based on various costing factors

- Possession of an optimistic, learning mindset

- Ability to manage complex sales involving multiple centers of influence

- Excited to build on the client’s incredible track record and existing relationships
Apr 1Engagement Leader for a Boutique Management ConsultancyChicago, ILHotOur client is a boutique management consultancy that works with forward-thinking leaders to transform the culture, leadership behaviors, and day-to-day work practices of their organizations...They're seeking an Engagement Leader to work as part of an expert team, managing the day-to-day client relationships. In that capacity, the role involves understanding the client’s aspirations, diagnosing the current environment and barriers to change, and designing and implementing interventions to unleash the productivity, joy, and engagement of the organization.This role offers the opportunity to significantly contribute to organizational transformation in Fortune 100 companies and compelling non-profits, as well as contribute to the health and direction of the firm.

Responsibilities:

Project Design
- Lead the design and delivery of engagements that create extraordinary client value in the most efficient way possible

Thought Leadership / Expertise
- Learn and adopt core concepts around leader signals, personal productivity, team effectiveness, and high performance organizational culture
- Stay current on the best thinking from external thought leaders and continue to advance our collective expertise
- Contribute ideas and content that support our external communication and pubic relations outreach

Client Management
- Build effective relationships, rapport, and mutual respect with day-to-day working colleagues at the client
- Earn the trust and confidence of clients by providing them with expert advice and delivering genuine value that addresses important business and organizational issues
- Consistently role-model best practices in effective communications and high quality meeting design, management and follow-up
- Work side-by-side with clients to drive large-scale change initiatives from writing executive speeches to delivering workshops to designing measurement and incentive systems

Business Development
- Master the fundamental economics of consulting and assist lead partners in the development of proposals and project pricing
- Track project time expenditures against expectations and advise partners on adjustments to scope and deliverables
- Collect client feedback and references at the end of the engagements to be used in future marketing materials

Project Leadership (in partnership with a supporting Project Manager)
- Oversee the development of a detailed work plan for each project that reflects the committed deliverables
- Ensure that all client commitments are being met on time and with exceptional quality
- Be proactive in identifying potential scope or resourcing issues and resolving them

Skills
- Expert at the full range of consulting fundamentals – project design, materials creation, client management and project management
- Extensive experience with meeting design, front of the room facilitation, and exceptional public speaking presence
- Sophisticated project management skills including the development and management of comprehensive project plans, the ability to make dynamic adjustments to the plan as new information appears, and the ability to keep the project team on track
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience developing and mentoring others
- Expertise in the full Microsoft Office suite, in particular Powerpoint and Excel

Attributes
- Ability to inspire change in clients and to empathetically support them in making sustained shifts
- Willingness to lead from any chair and a track record of identifying opportunities to make a difference in any environment
- Unflappable in the face of a dynamic and service-oriented environment
?- Experience working with clients in pharma, a big plus?
- Demonstrated emotional intelligence and self-awareness and a willingness to freely give and receive feedback
- Ability to manage conflict productively and keep yourself and the team on an even emotional keel
- Strong curiosity and learning orientation – generally interested in how to make people and organizations operate more effectively