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DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Mar 26Senior Director of Retail Controls for a Leading RetailerLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Senior Director of Retail Controls to work closely with both field and corporate office leaders in creating functional and operational strategies for all of their retail stores and distribution centers. The Senior Director of Retail Controls will be responsible for all workforce management, reporting, and expense control efforts, with a particular focus on creating reporting platforms and data visualization techniques for use across all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities:

- Build up a team of high-potential, top-performing employees by fostering a values-driven culture of teamwork, respect, and opportunity

- Provide data-driven direction to the Retail Analytics team in the corporate office, using reporting platforms to create detailed data visualization and KPI reports to be used by both field and corporate employees

- Translate complex data sets involving operational statistics into actionable insights

- Work cross-functionally with Finance and Human Resources departments to predict future staffing needs, and subsequently lead Scheduling and Labor teams in the execution of allocation for the retail fleet

- Collaborate with all department heads to prioritize retail needs and develop strategies that will meet individual store demands

- Lead capital and expense budget process for all retail departments, working in tandem with field leaders to maximize ROI

- Keep senior leadership up to date with timely updates regarding current initiatives, forecasting, and suggested areas of improvement

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, business, or a related field required; Master's degree preferred

- 8-12 years of experience in operations, finance, business analytics, or similar areas within a multi-store retail organization

- At least 2-3 years in a senior leadership position overseeing multiple stores

- Expert knowledge of MS Suites, with a particular emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint

- Advanced data modeling skills, required--experience with platforms like Tableau, Kornos, Oracle, and/or Cognos a big plus

- Ability to foster an environment of support, diversity, and inclusion, with a dedication to providing quality service to colleagues, direct reports, and wide customer base

- Quick thinking and decision-making skills, with the ability to manage both day to day and big picture initiatives
Mar 19Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller 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 an Accounting Manager/Assistant Controller to lead accounting operations and help to build up the accounting and finance teams as they expand their business over the next year and beyond. This role will work closely with the company’s CFO and will collaborate cross-functionally with many other departments, most notably with the Sales, Innovation, and Operations teams.

Responsibilities:

- Assist with changing over all accounting and payroll operations from Quickbooks to the Netsuite platform

- Help with preparation of balance sheets, profit and loss statements, account analysis, bank reconciliations, month-end journal entries, and other financial reports

- Ensure that all financial reporting is compliant with GAAP

- Identify areas for improvement in accounting procedures and make recommendations for new best practices in order to streamline process efficiency

- Manage additional resources, including AR, AP, and others as they continue to grow

- Assist the CFO as the company builds their accounting and finance teams

- Plan and execute on workflow for monthly, quarterly, and yearly accounting closes

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree, required

- CPA required

- 4-7 years accounting experience, required—at least 1-2 years at a fast-growing startup, a big plus

- Previous experience in accounting/finance in consumer goods or retail (beauty/personal care/cosmetics industry a big plus)

- Knowledge of GAAP, financial reporting, AR/AP, and accounting closes

- Familiarity with both Quickbooks and Netsuite platforms and knowledge of the similarities and differences between the two

- Proficient with MS Suites, particularly Excel (PivotTables, Macros, etc.)

- Growth mindset, with the to define parameters for continuous improvement

- Ability to work cross-functionally with different departments to achieve company-wide goals

- Strong sense of timeliness and organization

- Entrepreneurial spirit, with the desire to help carry out the company’s mission of producing high-quality beauty products made with clean ingredients

 
Mar 4Chief of Staff for a Leading Charter School Organization Los Angeles, CAHotOur 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 of Staff to work with the CEO in leading business operations and facilitating all key business processes and events, including oversight of the Strategic Planning Team of the CEO’s office. This person must possess strong organizational leadership skills, project management capabilities, and above all, a strong commitment to our client’s mission statement.

Responsibilities:

- Lead strategic development efforts for the organization, including long-term planning and identification of the benchmarks necessary to meet such goals

- With the COO, establish and lead processes for ensuring that company goals are clearly translated into individual employee goals, and collect the data to evaluate whether KPIs are being met

- Semi-annual evaluation of progress as compared to client's national strategic plan

- Manage important cross-functional projects, actively including the CEO and COO in high-impact decision-making

- Facilitate cross-departmental organizational efficiency initiatives and identify opportunities for growth or improvement

- Alongside CEO, oversee all aspects of the hiring process for prospective employees, assist with succession planning

- Collaborate with CEO as needed on national budgeting, executive meetings, creating agendas for team offsites and meetings, and more

- Create relationships with outside partners and influencers, stand in for CEO when necessary at fundraising or networking events

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree required, MBA or other advanced degree strongly preferred

- 7-12 years similar experience in organizational leadership--experience in the public, education, or social services sectors strongly preferred

- Proven team leadership capabilities, with top-of-the-line communication and organizational skills

- Ability to create relevant discussion/presentation materials and manage one-on-one discussions, team meetings, and retreats

- Ability to turn data into actionable insights in order to further drive the strategic planning process

- Strong moral code and commitment to the organization’s overall vision, with a commitment to cultivating a culture of respect, diversity, and trust
Feb 25Senior Marketing Manager for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a fast-growing and private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for individuals and businesses. They are seeking a Senior Marketing Manager to bring strategic thought leadership and problem solving to the organization. The Senior Manager will play a key role for shaping marketing strategy and establishing best practices for analytics, as well as driving revenue and profit by directing analytics tasks. The client is also open to Director-level candidates.

Responsibilities:

- Collect and analyze data, conduct research, interpret results, and implement analytical solutions

- Develop statistical and econometric models to inform marketing decisions

- Build and maintain predictive models to quantify life time value of the customers

- Identify customer trends and help guide strategy

- Produce segmentation analyses using Advanced Analytics tools such as R, Python and/or SAS

- Train team members on BI tools

- Set-up attribution models to measure and analyze multi-channel effectiveness

- Deliver recommendations to the marketing, merchandising and product teams to on how to continually improve KPIs

Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in math, statistics, business, economics, or other quantitative field, required

- 5+ years of experience in analytics, with a focus on marketing analytics

- Proven ability to derive strategic insights and make recommendations from quantitative data

- Experience using SQL, Microsoft Excel, Google/Adobe Analytics, and other data visualization software (Tableau/Looker, MicroStrategy, etc.)

- Ability to manipulate large data sets and statistical modeling through R or Python

- Familiarity with classification, clustering, customer segmentation, and marketing automation techniques, a plus

- Excellent project management skills
Feb 25Director of Sales for a Mission-Driven Data Trust Provider (Remote)NationalHotOur client is a mission-oriented data trust company seeking to change the way that organizations in the social services space utilize data. They are seeking a Director of Sales to help carry out their ultimate goal of becoming the number one data technology company in the world.  The Sales Director will work closely with the Head of Data Trusts and the Chief Revenue Officer to lead business development efforts for our client's products, manage their existing sales pipeline, and assist with the creation of the sales team as the company grows. This client is headquartered in Chicago, but the Director of Sales may be based anywhere in the US.

Responsibilities:

- Create and manage relationships with prospective clients, particularly in the social services sector (government, education, nonprofit, etc.) and serve as an external face of the company

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

- Work with strategy, platform, and data trust teams on pricing proposals for prospective clients, taking into account alternative funding sources in the social services world

- Work with Finance Director and Operations staff to monitor cash flow as it relates to business development

- Assist with creating and updating sales and marketing materials, from one-pagers to presentation tools to case studies

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

- Assist in development of the sales team as the business grows; eventual responsibility for leadership of (future) sales representatives

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field

- 5-10 years demonstrated experience in the sale of enterprise/data contracts in the SaaS, IaaS, and/or PaaS space, with special attention to the social services sector

- Experience in developing and leading sales teams in a growing company (or a strong desire to apply proven management techniques in order to do so)

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, with an entrepreneurial spirit (prior startup experience preferred)

- Teamwork mentality, with the ability to self-manage as needed (most of the company works remotely, so autonomy is important)

- Superior communication skills in both client development and executive leadership collaboration

- Ability to learn quickly with the desire to adjust and grow as the company expands

- Desire to put skills to use in the name of making an impact in disadvantaged sectors and communities
 
Feb 25Marketing Director for a Popular Pet Food CompanyLos Angeles, CAHotOur client is a popular pet food and treat company dedicated to the health and happiness of pets. They are part of a family-owned food and agriculture company that has been around for over a century, but operate in many ways like a thriving start-up. They are seeking a roll-up-your-sleeves Marketing Director to be accountable for the development, implementation, and success of all strategic marketing efforts. This position will support all sales channels by leading internal and external partners (e.g. agencies) on advertising, promotions, campaigns, packaging, creative, in-store display, merchandising, and other strategic marketing efforts.

Responsibilities:

- Work closely with Founder to develop and implement short and long term strategic business and marketing plans

- Achieve volume and profit goals, brand imagery, brand share, and other objectives set forth in Marketing Plan

- Manage P&L to optimize profitability and manage the marketing budget to maximize return

- Work both internally and with outside Advertising, Consumer Promotion, and Packaging agencies to ensure all projects are successfully completed

- Manage cross-functional teams (PR, Consumer Promotions, Consumer Relations, Packaging, Operations, R&D) to ensure marketing initiatives get to market on time

- Manage the packaging design process including photography, proofing, ingredient statement, and nutrition claims

- Proactively interpret and apply consumer research studies, syndicated information, and competitive intelligence to successfully develop marketing strategies

- Work with Supply and Demand Planning to ensure maximized mix and optimized customer service

Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree, MBA a plus

- 5+ years of related work experience, with at least 3 in an entrepreneurial setting

- CPG and/or retail experience a plus

- Ability to thrive in a scrappy, growth-oriented, and entrepreneurial environment

- Excellent project management skills, required

- Ability to lead a team and train people to their maximum potential quickly

- P&L understanding with strong quantitative analysis skills to make “fact based” strategic recommendations and decisions

- Ability to organize, prioritize, set, and meet business commitments

- Strong multi-tasking skills with an ability to lead teams through competing priorities
Feb 13SEM/Paid Search Leader for a PE-backed Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAHot

If you're working in finance with the hope of shifting into marketing, we have a fantastic opportunity for you! Our client is a fast-growing and private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for individuals and businesses. They are seeking a SEM/Paid Search Leader to create effective strategies for collecting and analyzing data, interpreting results, and implementing best in class search marketing practices. This person will be marketing-minded and have hands-on search engine marketing skills expertise in campaign optimization. The client would prefer a highly analytical candidate so this is a great opportunity for anybody with a background in finance looking to make the switch to marketing!

Responsibilities

- Lead the strategy for large search account(s) in Paid Search and Shopping marketing

- Identify opportunities to grow and optimize the search channel

- Manage the overall budget to deliver revenue goals within budget

- Execute the strategies for shopping campaigns and text ad campaigns

- Oversee the bid management platform to adjust strategies or bids on specific keywords as needed

- Collaborate with technology team/feed vendor to optimize the product feed management

- Align goals with merchandising team and identify opportunities to expand campaign

- Conduct ad copy and landing page A/B tests to optimize Quality Score and conversion rates

- Regularly track, measure, and report on marketing performance

Qualifications

- Bachelors Degree, required

- 5+ Years of Relevant Experience in Paid Search and Shopping advertising or a background in finance

- Proficient in AdWords and Bing interfaces and analytics tools such as Google Analytics

- Advanced knowledge of bid management platforms (Kenshoo, Marine, QuanticMind, Google etc.)

- Working Knowledge in SQL and/or Tableau preferred

- Experience in Customer Acquisition and/or Direct Response Marketing preferred

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment

Feb 11Project Manager for an Elite Consulting FirmLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a world-class management consultancy firm that helps clients solve complex, strategic, cultural, and leadership challenges. They have led breakthrough engagements at many of the world's top companies. They approach their work through a systems-view that intentionally connects human dynamics to issues of strategy, organization, and process.

They are seeking a Project Manager for their LA office to be highly involved in client relationships while handling the logistics of consulting and leadership development engagements, client offsites, and business development. This person will be working directly with highly skilled consulting practitioners and be on the front lines of their work through the entire delivery process. This role will require a combination of regular travel in the greater LA area for client work plus internal working sessions through a combination of in-person, video-conference and phone interactions with the virtually-based LA team.

Responsibilities:


- Structure, lead and execute all operational aspects of complex client projects from start to finish

- Serve as the primary point of contact for scheduling coordination with clients, leveraging Microsoft Outlook and video-conferencing applications

- Accurately capture and synthesize large quantities of information during client interactions, meetings, interviews, etc
 
- Manage logistics for client offsites including space rental, catering, AV setup, and coordinating with client teams, including occasional travel to client site

- Support the consulting team with drafting client proposals and project deliverables, which require expertise in Microsoft PowerPoint and proficiency with Word and Excel programs

- Drive coordination and tracking of a partner’s potential business development and networking opportunities, using CRM tools
 
- Work with the larger Operations team to develop strategies for increasing impact and effectiveness with internal processes and delivery of client work

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- 5+ years of experience in project management or administrative roles, ideally in consulting or a service-role with high-profile clients

- A high level of emotional maturity coupled with a detailed & analytical approach to your work

- Proficiency in producing deliverables in PowerPoint

Feb 10Regional Director for a Respected Business AssociationNorthern Virginia/Washington D.C.Hot

Our client is a well-known business association. They have recently expanded into Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. and are seeking a Regional Director to lead the charge.  This role is perfect for someone with a strong business network (lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals, and other service providers) who is great at relationship-building and self-motivated.  This is a high-growth, entrepreneurial role within an established company with an incredible track record.  

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates

- Maintain strong membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members

- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged  

- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits of the organization and give members the best experience

- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group

- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals

- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program

- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members

- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings

- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role

- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves

- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)

- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
 
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver

Feb 5Director/VP of Operations for an Innovative CPG CompanyLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a fast-growing start-up beauty brand focused on creating safe, high-performance products – their first, a line of aluminum-free deodorants, has taken off!  They are looking for a high-energy experienced Director/VP of Operations to manage their supply chain and be a hands-on member of the team. In this role you’ll blend a data-driven approach, operational expertise and a passion for exceeding our customer expectations. This is a great opportunity for someone with a proven track record of success to join a small (but rapidly growing) brand and be a part of delivering continued successful growth.

Responsibilities

- Oversee supply chain, from contract manufacturer to our customer’s doorstep

- Lead purchasing and planning inventory, from PO through delivery

- Manage entire supply chain from sourcing through delivery to customers

- Manage third-party vendor relationships and contracts - 3PL, suppliers, etc

- Consistently review and re-new contracts as needed, finding savings and efficiencies

- Monitor operational performance and share findings, to drive decision making for the business

- Reduce cost of goods sold and improve gross margin

- Take an analytical approach that’s supported by data and  use those insights to manage efficient planning and purchasing, and find efficiencies in the supply chain

Qualifications

- 8+ years managing operations in a fast-paced environment

- Direct-to-consumer and mass retail experience strongly preferred. Background in beauty/ personal care consumer products is a plus

- Strong mix of analytical and project management skills, with natural leadership style

- Collaborative and eager to partner closely with the rest of the team

- Customer-centric, always keeping the customer’s experience in mind to make it seamless and exceptional

- Extremely organized, dependable, and self-motivated with the ability to excel in a hands-on, fast-paced environment

Feb 5FP&A Manager for an Innovative CPG CompanyLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a fast-growing start-up beauty brand focused on creating safe, high-performance products – their first, a line of aluminum-free deodorants, has taken off! They are seeking a FP&A Manager to work directly with the CEO, CFO, and team to assist with data analysis, financial planning and reporting, management reports, investor presentations, and other strategic projects. This person should be able to work well within a fast-paced team environment, be a problem solver, take initiative, and ability to tackle multiple projects.  

Responsibilities

- Track, review, and analyze financial data and KPI metrics with the team and draw insights from the data

- Assist with the monthly financial accounting closing process and work directly with client’s outside accounting firm to assist with the preparation of monthly financials

- Prepare complex models to project the financial performance of the business and to aid in fundraising presentations

- Provide insights based on channel-specific KPI & sales analysis that inform strategic planning and business growth

- Assist with the creation of presentations to key stakeholders

- Participate in various ad-hoc financial projects in collaboration with the Director of Operations

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree required in Finance, Economics, Mathematics, or Business with strong academic performance

- 3 to 5 years of finance experience with a corporate finance department or a financial services firm

- Experience with multi-channel consumer product companies, especially Food/Drug/Mass retail is a plus

- Strong modeling experience with exceptional Excel skills

Feb 4Director/VP of Sales for a Boutique Management ConsultancyNationalHot

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 have developed a proprietary executive team coaching offering and are seeking a full-time Director/Vice President 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!

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 to sell this offering into Fortune 500s

- Manage a small internal team of business development support staff

- Coordinate with Founder 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 professional services into Fortune 500s

- 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

- Direct experience as a coach, a plus, but not necessary

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

Feb 4Human Resources Coordinator for a Leading Charter School Organization Los Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are known for providing an empowering support network, innovative and customized teaching methods, and outreach. They are seeking a Human Resources Coordinator who will support the HR Department and company's employees. This person will play a key role in all daily transactions, resolve moderately complex to difficult issues in close partnership with and guidance from HR leadership, and provides support for diverse projects and initiatives. This is an excellent opportunity to explore the HR realm from the “front lines” and develop into an HR professional and leader.

Responsibilities:

- Provide employees with accurate, consistent and timely responses and solutions regarding HR related questions and issues, including questions regarding employee benefits

- Monitor and respond to HR inbox emails within 48 hours or less

- Identify trends in employee questions and propose proactive solutions

- Process day-to-day HR transactions including, but not limited to new employee hiring, salary scale placement, employee and volunteer file management, verifications of experience, job changes, employee separations, mandatory trainings, and volunteer processing

- Track Workday transactions and business processes to ensure completion of tasks required by managers and employee as self

- Support the administrative processing of benefits billing, leaves of absences, worker’s comp, unemployment claims, pension, union membership and credentials

- Assist with authorizer and other audits as assigned

- Maintain employee personnel files

Qualifications:

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

- 1-3 years of HR experience (Workday HRIS system knowledge is a plus) and the desire to develop into an HR professional

- Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills

- Strong computer literacy skills, including but not limited to a proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and apply effective change management strategies to navigate the culture effectively

- Experience in education, especially in public K-12, a plus

- Desire for personal and professional growth, with a passion for helping the organization reach its goal of supporting academia in disadvantaged areas
 

Feb 4Senior Marketing Analytics Manager for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a fast-growing and private equity-backed provider of online printing solutions and marketing collateral for individuals and businesses. They are seeking a Senior Marketing Analytics Manager to bring strategic thought leadership and problem solving to the organization. The Senior Manager will play a key role for shaping marketing strategy and establishing best practices for analytics, as well as driving revenue and profit by directing analytics tasks. The client is also open to Director-level candidates.

Responsibilities:

- Collect and analyze data, conduct research, interpret results, and implement analytical solutions

- Develop statistical and econometric models to inform marketing decisions

- Build and maintain predictive models to quantify life time value of the customers

- Identify customer trends and help guide strategy

- Produce segmentation analyses using Advanced Analytics tools such as R, Python and/or SAS

- Train team members on BI tools

- Set-up attribution models to measure and analyze multi-channel effectiveness

- Deliver recommendations to the marketing, merchandising and product teams to on how to continually improve KPIs

Requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in math, statistics, business, economics, or other quantitative field, required

- 5+ years of experience in analytics, with a focus on marketing analytics

- Proven ability to derive strategic insights and make recommendations from quantitative data

- Experience using SQL, Microsoft Excel, Google/Adobe Analytics, and other data visualization software (Tableau/Looker, MicroStrategy, etc.)

- Ability to manipulate large data sets and statistical modeling through R or Python

- Familiarity with classification, clustering, customer segmentation, and marketing automation techniques, a plus

- Excellent project management skills

Feb 3Head of Finance and Business Affairs for a Revolutionary Product San Francisco, CAWarm

Our client is an innovative company changing the way people experience the world, creating phone-free events, venues, and experiences. They are seeking a Head of Finance and Business Affairs to manage all financial and legal matters for the company as it continues to evolve. This candidate will drive the company towards growth, efficiency, and long-term success. 

Responsibilities:

- Oversee all financial aspects of business and drive the company's financial strategy and planning

- Provide proactive, in-depth, legal, business-focused advice to the business

- Develop and lead corporate legal strategy to promote and protect the company's matters

- Review contracts, analyzing all clauses/stipulations/obligations and liabilities to ensure they suit the company

- Implement initiatives and processes in order to set standards and reinforce a culture of integrity and ethical behavior across the business 

- Assess the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments

- Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel

- Oversee all audit and internal control operations

- Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance 

Requirements:

-  Bachelors, JD

- 10+ years relevant experience, required

- Ability to see the big picture and drive a company toward success

- Experience managing teams, required

- Strategic mindset and the ability to balance constantly shifting priorities

- Belief in the company mission
 

Feb 3Manager/Senior 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 Manager or 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

 

Jan 14Workday Systems Specialist for a Leading Charter School Organization Los Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a leading charter school organization dedicated to transforming the face of public education in historically under-served areas. They are known for providing an empowering support network, innovative and customized teaching methods, and outreach. They are seeking a Systems Specialist to maintain the Workday system for the school organization's district. This person will be working directly with the Workday Systems Manager providing ongoing configuration and support. The ideal candidate will have an interest in thinking outside the box and working with others to come up with creative solutions.

Responsibilities:

- Support and work in conjunction with Workday Systems Manager to configure, maintain, and optimize Workday functionality in the following areas: absence management, benefits, compensation, recruitment, talent, time tracking, payroll, business processes, reporting and analytics, security, and integrations (Enterprise Interface Builders and Web Services)

- Improve processes and collaborate with department leads in Human Resources, Benefits, Human Capital, Finance & Accounting, and Payroll to configure, test, and deploy business process solutions

- Actively perform research to implement creative solutions that meet complex department needs and organizational requirements

- Create, design, and maintain Workday reports, dashboards, and calculated fields

- Project manage semi-annual release testing and configuration

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or other applicable field

- 5+ years of Workday experience in HCM and Reporting is required (additional experience in Workday Benefits, Payroll, Financials, Recruiting, Compensation, AbsenceManagement, Time Tracking, and Security is preferred)

- Experience in the education sector (familiarity with union requirements is a plus)

- Excellent, high-level working knowledge of Excel (familiarity with SQL is a plus)

- Experienced working with and maintaining confidentiality of employee information

- Strong interpersonal skills, including verbal and written communication skills

- Mission-oriented mindset, required!

Jan 14Director of Product for a B2B Online Printing ConglomerateLos Angeles, CAHot

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

Jan 2Credit Analyst/Senior Credit Analyst for a Capital LenderSan Diego, CAHotOur client is a capital lender, offering business loans to serve the unique financial needs of businesses throughout the United States. They have funded over $120 million have done business with companies of all sizes and across many industries.  They are a private, family-owned business seeking a Credit Analyst as well as a Senior Analyst to add to their team. The analysts will be responsible for assessing the financial condition of small business loan applicants and approving or declining loans. These are extremely fast-paced roles that will involve decision making authority and leadership within a growing company. 

Responsibilities 

- Review financial statements and analyze business bank statements to determine credit worthiness of small businesses

- Size and structure loans for approved clients

- Complete credit memos for approved loans 

- Conduct ad-hoc research on businesses to protect against fraud

- Interview potential clients in order to further assess ability to repay

- Decline loan applications that do not meet the minimum criteria

Qualifications

- Bachelors’ degree, preferably in Business, Finance, Economics, or a similar discipline

- Minimum 1 year of experience underwriting and analyzing small business loan applications
 
- 2-3 years in the industry, preferred

- A strong grasp of GAAP accounting principles and ability to dissect financial statements and bank statements

- Knowledgeable about the small business lending landscape 

- Well-developed organizational, communication, and time-management skills

- Adept in Microsoft Office Suite, G-Suite, and ability to quickly pick up new programs and CRM systems

- Strong critical thinking, mathematical, and analytical skills

- Ability to make complex decisions under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Jan 2Regional Director for a Well-Known Business AssociationNew York, NYWarm

Our client is a well-known business association. They have recently expanded into New York City and are seeking a Regional Director to lead the charge.  This role is perfect for someone with a strong business network (lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals, and other service providers) who is great at relationship-building and self-motivated.  This is a high-growth, entrepreneurial role within an established company with an incredible track record.  

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates

- Maintain strong membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members

- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged  

- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits of the organization and give members the best experience

- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group

- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals

- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program

- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members

- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings

- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role

- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves

- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)

- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
 
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver
 

Jan 2Regional Director for a Business Networking AssociationSouth FloridaWarm

Our client is a well-known business association. They have recently expanded into South Florida and are seeking a Regional Director to lead the charge.  This role is perfect for someone with a strong business network (lawyers, accountants, real estate professionals, and other service providers) who is great at relationship-building and self-motivated.  This is a high-growth, entrepreneurial role within an established company with an incredible track record.  

Responsibilities:

- Develop and maintain a healthy pipeline of qualified member candidates

- Maintain strong membership retention numbers by working with group leaders and executive committee members

- Research and provide custom programs to keep members engaged  

- Ensure group leaders are supported so they can execute on the benefits of the organization and give members the best experience

- Build out the chapters with quality candidates who can add to the group

- Design, implement, and manage marketing programs to get the brand name out to the right professionals

- Facilitate networking between members to add value to the membership and program

- Leverage existing networks to bring in new members

- Lead (plan, facilitate, follow-up) group leader meetings

- Identify appropriate venue/scheduling for Company-hosted events

Requirements:

- Bachelors Degree

- 5-7+ years experience in a similar sales-oriented role

- Experience with another professional membership organization, a big plus

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Self motivated professional who is able to work from home and manage themselves

- Ability to attend early morning meetings and evening events (monthly – quarterly)

- A natural networker and “people person,” required!
 
- Creative and an ‘out of the box’ thinker and strong problem solver

 
 

Jan 1Manager/Senior Manager for an Elite Management Consultancy Los Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a world-class management consultancy firm that helps clients solve complex, strategic, cultural, and leadership challenges. They have led breakthrough engagements at many of the world's top companies. They approach their work through a systems-view that intentionally connects human dynamics to issues of strategy, organization, and process.

They are seeking a Senior Manager for their Los Angeles office to design and lead client engagements, oversee delivery and the client experience, and contribute to the growth of the business. This role will allow the candidate to work with the C-suite at some of the world's most successful companies. For outstanding candidates they are open to the Manager or Principal level as well for this role.

Responsibilities:

- Lead of team of "A" players on engagements and programs, with responsibility for quality, impact, and client experience

- Manage a team around client engagements to diagnosis problems, design interactive client experiences and facilitate client interactions ranging from project check-ins to breakout groups or large off-sites

- Diagnose root challenges at clients and distill data into meaningful insights

- Communicate with clients to understand their system more clearly, the issues they face and the mindsets and behaviors that will support their transformative vision

- Support the business development process by actively listening and asking the right questions

- Structure, frame, and solve complex organizational and execution problems

- Create project implementation plans based on diagnostic work

- Design interactive client experiences to support realization of client goals

- Develop the firm’s intellectual property through internal and external research

- Inspire others to reduce confusion as a means to solving tough problems

- Play a meaningful role in firm leadership by enabling professional development,? ?mentoring, team leadership, and recruiting

Targeted Qualifications:

- 8+ years of management consulting experience (with a strategy or organizational effectiveness background)

- MBA, strongly preferred

- Strong relationship-building skills both internally and with clients to create long-lasting relationships

- Strong business acumen and ability to learn, apply, and communicate business-related concepts and ideas

- An eye for detail with a high bar for achievement

- Ability to play at all levels

- High tolerance for ambiguity and willingness to be flexible

- Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and primary/secondary research

- Belief that work should be about doing something fulfilling!