Job Seekers

DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Apr 19Controller for a Cannabis Accessory ImporterLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is one of the country’s leading cannabis accessory companies, with a strong e-commerce platform and deep international brand awareness. The firm is searching for a Controller to manage its complex finance and accounting systems. This is an entrepreneurial company with a steep career trajectory for the right candidate.  They are seeking a strong problem-solver who will not only manage the existing needs of the firm but also manage growth efficiently and proactively. 

Responsibilities:

 - Manage accounting operations, financial and tax reporting, payroll, benefits, and other such duties as needed

- Establish and monitor operating policies, processes, and systems to ensure that the organization complies with all laws, regulations, and accounting standards

- Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Respond and resolve federal, state and local tax notices

- Develop and oversee the operating budget and advise management on financial impact of new initiatives

- Lead annual financial statement preparation process, including interfacing with external accountants

- Oversee human resources team 

- Provide operational and management support for company's continued growth

Qualifications: 

- Bachelor's degree in accounting or similar field, required

- 7+ of experience in a managerial accounting role, required

- Compliance expertise preferred

- Strong knowledge of payroll, invoicing, and bookkeeping

- Strong knowledge of Quickbooks (accounting software)

- Ability to remain organized while managing multiple details 
Apr 18Senior Manager/Director for a Boutique CPA FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a fast-paced full service accounting firm that specializes in tax and financial planning services.  They are seeking a Tax Senior Manager/Director that specializes in various aspects of partnership, S Corp and individual tax including real estate and venture capital ownership. The Tax Director will work directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners. This position is perfect for a person who is looking become a partner in the next 2-3 years (or soon if they enter with a book of their own business).

This is a full-time role with a focus on flexible hours. The role is based in Westlake Village.  

Responsiblities:

- Conduct day-to-day management of accounts by taking the lead role in running the client engagement and and delivering consulting and compliance tax services to the client.

- Review payroll and income tax returns, correct as needed. 

- Recognize and inform partners of opportunities to increase level and types of services to clients

- Work with firm marketing resources and proposals to identify and seize new client business opportunities. 

- Manage IRS/FTB audits and correspondence. 

- Review and correct client bookkeeping records. 

- Provide timely, high quality client service that meet or exceed client expectations.

- Ensure professional development through ongoing education and obtaining additional certifications as needed.

Skills:

- 10-15+ years of public accounting experience in a tax department

- CPA license, required

- Prior experience working with CCH Profx Tax Software, highly preferred

- Previous experience in a mid to large size CPA firm or a Masters of Taxation is a plus.

- Strong technical skills in accounting and tax preparation, significant review experience. 

- Good research and writing skills. 

- Must be Tech-savvy and able to resolve basic IT issues while working in a paperless environment. 

- Strong Employee Management skills needed, Previous experience in overseeing office administrative management preferred. 

- Must be detail oriented and have excellent problem solving and communication skills.

- Customer focused multi-tasker who takes the initiative to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
 
Apr 17Controller for International Astronomical ConsortiumLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a non-profit astronomical consortium currently developing the world's largest telescope. The organization is dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge while fostering relationships among partner countries and their citizens. The company is seeking a Controller to manage its complex financial systems and assist its Business Manager in strategic planning activities and policy development. 

Responsibilities

- Oversee a motivated and mission-driven team, managing accounting operations, financial and tax reporting, payroll, benefits, and other such duties as needed

- Establish and monitor operating policies, processes, and systems to ensure that the organization complies with all laws, regulations, and accounting standards

- Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements. Respond and resolve federal, state and local tax notices

- Develop and oversee the operating budget and advise management on financial impact of new initiatives

- Oversee and facilitate special financial projects, software upgrades, and financial audits 

- Lead annual financial statement preparation process, including interfacing with external accountants

- Prepare and present financial reports to Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Audit Committee

- Serve as the financial liaison between board and committee members, internal and external stakeholders, and the accounting team

- Prepare annual grant proposal and financial reports

Experience:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- CPA or Master's Degree in accounting, highly preferred 

- 10+ years in financial management positions 

- Experience in the education or research sector, or with science-based nonprofit organizations, required 

- Previous supervisory experience and knowledge in accounting, budgeting, and financial analysis, required 

- Previous corporate experience, highly desirable

- Ability to design complex financial information systems 

- Exceptional interpersonal skills and analytical/problem-solving skills

- Desire to work within a complex, ever-changing, entrepreneurial work environment

- Passion for their unique mission (leveraging a diverse global team to understand the structure and evolution of the universe), a major plus
Apr 16Real Estate Investment Associate for a Real Estate DeveloperLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is an LA-based, real estate investment, development, and management platform. They are dedicated to expanding their multi-family portfolio through value-add acquisitions and ground-up development in markets with strong employment fundamentals, relative affordability, and high quality of life. The firm is seeking a Real Estate Investment Associate to help with development, acquisitions, and asset management. The ideal candidate will be highly organized, detail-oriented, and comfortable in an entrepreneurial environment.  They will be joining a growth-oriented team of high performers who are passionate about the project they are working on.  

Responsibilities:

- Assist the Development and Construction team on issues related to entitlements, project design, budgeting, construction management, leasing, and marketing

- Prepare financial models and perform market research and analysis 

- Work closely with Asset Management to monitor and manage existing investments - including interacting with lenders, accounting, property management, construction, and leasing agents

- Produce regular reporting and business plans to update ownership on partnership activities and issues related to financing, leasing, development, entitlements, and zoning

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Real Estate or related field preferred

- 2-5 years of work experience in commercial real estate, finance, or related discipline – investment banking background a plus

- Strong analytical skills, including advanced knowledge of MS Excel and PowerPoint required

- Demonstrated track record of academic success

- Self-motivated with a strong work ethic, follow-through, and accountability for results

- Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment and balance changing priorities with the ability to interface with personnel at all levels

- Strong ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions with the aptitude to interpret financial, technical, and legal documents

- A sense for design and passion for real estate preferred

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Apr 11Recruiting Intern for Treehouse Partners Venice, CAHot

Treehouse Partners is a full-service recruiting firm offering superior talent placement and a fresh perspective on human capital. We are seeking a summer intern who will help to support our expanding business.

Interns for Treehouse Partners will have the opportunity to view the job search process from the other side. The intern will gain a thorough understanding of the interview process, the components of a strong resume, and an understanding of how to match skills to job descriptions. In addition, you will see first-hand how a start-up expands and gains clients. The internship is flexible on start/end date and is eligible for course credit or pay. It’s also flexible on full-time or part-time. Applications are due by April 15th and decisions will be made in early May.

Responsibilities

- Handle administrative duties including support functions for the recruiters including email management, expense reporting, and calendaring

- Research and compile lists of potential clients

- Assist in social media efforts

- Draft e-mails to potential clients 

- Research networking events for CEO to attend

- Record information regarding candidates and clients into recruiting software

- Actively source for and track candidates for various job openings

- Record weekly statistics

- Assist staff with other projects as needed

Qualifications

- Currently enrolled in an accredited 4-year college or university

- Has excellent computer skills and working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint

- Able to work independently and as part of a dynamic, high-energy team

- Interested in working in an entrepreneurial environment

- Previous internship experience, strongly preferred

- Possesses time-management, organization, and communication skills

- Can multitask and deal with ever-shifting priorities

Apr 4Manager of Marketing Strategy & Analytics for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CaliforniaHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Manager of Marketing Strategy and Analytics to review data, develop new analytics, look for insights and deliver recommendations on how to continually improve their marketing campaigns. The Manager will play an integral role on the marketing team and influence marketing efforts.

 Responsibilities

- Review and analyze all marketing efforts to identify successful elements and work to continuously improve ad performance

- Develop insights and help formulate strategic direction of all marketing efforts

- Identify customer trends and recommend data-driven responses to help guide strategy and decision making

- Assist in the creation of presentation materials to communicate key learnings and recommendations to senior level executives clearly and concisely

- Manage, track and analyze all marketing related test campaigns and initiatives

- Assist in the design and execution of key test which will drive the development of insights

- Assist with the execution of ad hoc strategic marketing projects as assigned

- Build, develop and grow business relationships across the organization vital to the success of our projects

- Additional duties as assigned by manager

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 3+ years of working with financial and/or marketing data and performing analyses and/or modeling or 2+ years at a top tier investment banking or consulting firm

- High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and other data reporting tools

- Strong quantitative skills, attention to detail and a high aptitude for problem-solving

- Proficiency with standard business and database software (e.g. MS Access, Oracle, SQL) and experience using business intelligence tools (e.g. COGNOS, TM1, DOMO, Tableau)

- Excellent oral and written communication skills 
Apr 3Senior Manager (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerCalabasasHot
Our client is a one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country.  They are seeking a Senior Manager- level team member to work on various corporate strategy initiatives. This position will work 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 preferred

- 5-7 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
Mar 29VP of Sales for a Packaging/Accessory ImporterLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a leading packaging and accessory importer, designer and distributor in the recreational and medical marijuana space.  They are seeking a VP/Director of Sales to lead their sales team and all aspects of their continued growth. This is a fast-growing company with a steep career trajectory for the right candidate.  The candidate will report to the COO and be responsible for leading both the Call Center (customer service and outbound sales) and Field Sales across North America.

Responsibilities:

 - Develop and provide strategic sales vision for growth and expansion and deliver the results required

- Partner effectively with the executive team and take on cross-functional leadership responsibilities

- Foster a high-performance environment and inspire our teams to overachieve.

- Lead the Customer Services Call Center

- Hire, train, develop, mentor and inspire sales staff

- Lead our attendance at industry trade shows

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required

- MBA or Graduate degree preferred

- 7+ years of proven and demonstrated Sales Management and Leadership

- Previous exposure to the marijuana, pharmaceutical, consumer products, plastics industry or packaging industry, highly desirable

- Proven experience and success in developing new markets and channels, required

- Knowledge and experience with sales analytics tools and software

- Previous mergers and acquisitions experience

- Experience in both Call Center management and the e-commerce industry

- Demonstrated ability to hire, build and lead high-performance teams
 
Mar 21Call Center Director for a Cannabis Accessory Distributor Los Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a leading packaging and accessory importer, designer, and distributor in the cannabis, pharmaceutical, and medical marijuana space. They pride themselves on high quality and high volume production and have experienced rapid growth. They are seeking a talented Call Center Director to lead the sales & customer service teams in their busy call center.

This is a full-time role.

Responsibilities:

- Lead a busy call center sales and customer service team in day-to-day sales and operations

- Train, mentor, and inspire staff (with a primary focus on inside sales and best-in-class customer service)

- Work with the executive team on overall sales/customer service strategy for the company, including growth plan, compensation structure, training programs, and organizational structure

- Leverage sales data to drive decision-making

- Evaluate, analyze and implement solid, cost effective recommendations to drive performance.

-  Ensure that inbound and outbound teams maximize opportunity to convert B2B customer contacts into sales that meet and exceed revenue targets.

- Create an environment to improve performance, engagement, development and retention.

Requirements

- Bachelors Degree; MBA a plus

- 5-7 years’ relevant sales experience; inside sales management a must

- Proven ability to lead an inside sales/customer service team to success 

- Excited to "be on the ground floor" of a growing company in a growing industry

- Analytical mind and ability to make decisions on sales direction based on data

- Call center experience, required
Mar 20Science Curriculum Specialist for a Leading Charter SchoolMemphis, TennesseeHotOur client is a leading non-profit public school operator and one of the top three largest in the nation. Their organization is dedicated to preparing their 3,000+ students for college, leadership roles, and life. They are seeking a mission-driven Science Curriculum Specialist to support teachers in implementing a science program at multiple school sites. 

Responsibilities:

- Provide teachers with assistance in developing strategies that support quality instruction to all students


- Train teachers to manage, interpret and use assessment data and facilitate data analysis 

- Work collaboratively with the Director of Academics, Coaching Team, School site administration and department chairs and teachers

- Provide observations, co-planning, and professional development on research-based instructional strategies and classroom practices

- Develop curriculum aligned to Science Standards and Next Generation Science Standards

- Utilize the coaching model to provide opportunities for teacher reflection on classroom observations

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- Master's in Education, preferred 

- 4+ years teaching experience in Science at the middle or high school level, with valid credentials

- Experience developing and facilitating professional development

- Experience developing material using Next Generation Science Standards

- Solid knowledge of Physics, Chemistry, Biology 

- Strong understanding of adult learning theory and teacher developmental needs

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential

- Ability to travel to other school sites/locations
Mar 19Assistant Principal/Principal for a Charter SchoolLos Angeles, CAHot

Job Description

Our client sits at the forefront of public education reform as a leading public charter schools operator and an important catalyst for education reform across the country. This non-profit organization works directly with school districts to transform failing high schools and middle schools into small groups of successful schools, with an aim to help the district reinvent them into the most successful districts in the country.

The company is seeking an Assistant Principal and Principal at both the middle school and high school levels to help lead charter schools in Los Angeles. 


Responsibilities:
 
- Serve as an administrator and integral part of the instructional leadership of the school, direct and supervise the curriculum and guidance program of the school

- Inspire and lead teachers, administration, and other key stakeholders in a sometimes difficult environment

- Evaluate performance of teachers and other school employees and coach them on individual development to ensure professional development and increased tenure

- Manage and improve processes for student discipline and attendance

- Evaluate and supervise school curriculum and instruction program with all departments

- Coordinate and supervise complex safety plans

- Oversee scheduling of field trips, organize and inventory technology equipment and assist with the development of a master class schedule

- Assist in developing and maintaining the school budget

- Build relationships with parents, students and staff to discuss student progress and problems after class outside of school hours (via cell phone or in person)

- Maintain work hours beyond school hours for other professional duties or functions

Qualifications

- 5+ years teaching experience at the middle or high school level

- California Clear single-subject or multiple subject teaching credential

- Valid CA Administrative Credential or comparable out of state credential which is transferable to California

- Demonstrated ability to coach teachers

- Demonstrated ability in creating and managing systems 

- Proven management and team building skills

- Knowledge of bilingual education

- Ability to establish/foster a positive and safe school culture 

- Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution

- Possesses a growth mindset and a love of learning

Mar 16Entrepreneurial Controller for a Healthcare Staffing CompanyLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a large healthcare staffing company that specializes in per diem and travel nursing. They service 30 hospitals around Los Angeles and San Diego and provide world-class healthcare to patients. They are seeking a full-time, LA-based Controller.

Responsibilities:

- Manage all accounting functions for the firm (financial statements, general ledger, payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, budgeting, tax compliance, and conduct various analyses as needed)

- Supervise accounting team and oversee accounting initiatives

- Oversee human resources team 

- Ensure all nurses have proper credentialing

- General office management and operations

- Manage legal functions within the firm (reviewing contracts and evaluating risk)

- Provide operational and management support for company's continued growth

- Manage healthcare compliance

Qualifications:  

- Bachelor's degree in accounting or similar field, required

- 7+ of experience in a managerial accounting role, required

- Expertise in accounting at a staffing agency, highly preferred

- Previous experience in Human Resources, highly preferred

- Compliance expertise, highly preferred

- Strong knowledge of payroll, invoicing, and bookkeeping

- Strong knowledge of Quickbooks (accounting software)

- Ability to remain organized while managing multiple details 
Mar 13Senior Manager/Principal for an Elite Management ConsultancySan Francisco, CaliforniaHotOur 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/Principal for their San Francisco 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.

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:

- 5-8+ years of management consulting experience (with a strategy or organizational effectiveness background)  

- MBA, required

- 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!
Mar 6Business Operations Manager for a Charter School OrganizationLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a non-profit charter school organization operating a nationwide network of leading schools, including a number in South, Southeast, and East Los Angeles. They strive to raise the quality of education in the Los Angeles area and help their students thrive in their academic careers. This mission-driven organization is seeking a Business Operations Manager to add to their growing team and be part of the founding leadership team of a new elementary school.  
 
Responsibilities:

- Lead all non-instructional functions of the school

- Executive systems, processes, and policies in all non-instructional areas

- Manage a school-based operations team

- Ensure the school is in compliance with all local, district, state and federal laws and regulations

- Assist wtih procurement, budget management, and implementation of financial policies.

- Manage and oversee the upkeep of the school’s facilities

- Coordinate with finance, facility, and success team to ensure all components are running smoothly

- Manage enrollment system, including student recruitment, lottery management, waitlist management, and parent/student orientations

- Develop and maintain the school’s emergency safety plan

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

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree, required

- Previous experience managing charter school operations, preferred

- Ability to think strategically and anticipate future outcomes and events

- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, adjust priorities, and work autonomously

- Ability to build strong interpersonal relationships and work effectively in a collaborative environment 
Mar 1Sales Coach for a Sales Coaching ConsultancyLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client provides one-on-one sales coaching to a variety of clients and develops interactive sales workouts designed to deliver immediate results. They are seeking a Sales Coach to add to their growing team. This position allows for telecommuting and is ideal for a motivated individual that is looking for a challenging yet flexible position.

Responsibilities:

- Help sales teams practice and improve their sales skills through
one-on-one weekly coaching

- Develop interactive sales exercises for clientele

- Record notes for each coaching session 

- Follow-up with clients on progress made each week

- Create custom-made sales exercises based on client's strengths and weaknesses

Qualifications:

-  Bachelor's degree, required

-  5+ years of sales experience and financial services experience, required

- Strong selling skills and ability to demonstrate top performer approaches

- Experience selling high-end products and services with a relationship building sales process, highly preferred

- Strong understanding of the sales process and how to interact with clients

- Ability to quickly learn and understand new products, services and value propositions of different companies

- Strong writing skills and verbal communication skills
Feb 13Senior Analyst (Corporate Strategy) for a Large RetailerCalabasasHot

Our client is a one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country.  They are seeking a Senior Analyst - 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 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

- 2-5 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
 

Feb 7Senior Manager/Principal for an Elite Management ConsultancyLos 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/Principal 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.

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:

- 5-8+ years of management consulting experience (with a strategy or organizational effectiveness background)  

- MBA, required

- 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!

Feb 7Staff Accountant for a CPA FirmPacific Palisades, CAHot

Our client is a full-service public accounting firm located on the westside of Los Angeles. This firm was founded over 60 years ago and they pride themselves on their quality, personalized, professional services. They work with various industries including real estate, law firms, marketing firms, technology, non-profit and more. 

They are seeking a motivated Staff Accountant with 2+ years tax/accounting experience with a CPA firm to join their friendly office. 

Experience in the following areas essential: 

- Experience with Quickbooks 

- Adjusting of client's books and records

- Preparation of tax returns including individual, partnership, corporation, LLCs and trusts

- Tax planning

- Knowledge of ProSystem tax software, a plus

- Preparation of payroll, sales tax returns and business property tax statements, a plus

Requirements

- 2+ years experience with a CPA firm

- Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration

- Strong verbal and written communication skills

- Proficiency in QuickBooks for Windows

- Availability to work overtime during tax season as needed 
 

Jan 29Audit Manager for a Leading Accounting FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a leading accounting and management consulting firm headquartered in Los Angeles. They are seeking a Mandarin-speaking Manager to act as a liaison between the Partner, clients and professional staff. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is looking to work for a large company with a high growth trajectory. This role will require travel to India or China. 

Responsibilities:

- Manage multiple audit and accounting projects 

- Maintain relationships with clients 

- Plan, schedule and staff engagements using Firm policies and procedures

- Supervise staff and provide on-the- job training; review work papers and reports prepared by staff

- Ensure that financial statements, reviews, and other documents or deliverables are prepared in accordance with Firm standards

- Promote the efficient operations support compliance guidelines in managing others

- Prepares other reports and projects as requested by the Partners

- Perform such other duties as may be assigned

Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, or related field, required

- Master’s degree in accounting, preferred 

- 5-7 years experience in public accounting, 1-2 years experience in a management position

- 40+ hours continuing professional education, required each year

- A current and valid CPA license, required

- Mandarin speaker, required

- Proficient in use of computers, computer accounting software, and audit software programs

- Ability to reason and effectively multi-task

- Ability to organize work and projects, prioritize and meet deadlines, and to complete work in an efficient and accurate manner

 
 
Dec 14Accounting Manager for an Outsourced Business Services FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a unique firm that provides a wide range of outsourced business services to private businesses and nonprofit organizations. This is an exciting opportunity with a firm that has 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 two Accounting Managers for the Los Angeles area - one based in West Los Angeles and the other based in El Segundo.

Responsibilities:

- Plan, direct and coordinate staff members to ensure high-quality finance and accounting services

- Provide technical expertise for GAAP requirements

- Perform detailed reviews of financial statements and supporting schedules

- Develop and maintain accounting systems to facilitate efficient operation

- Support business development efforts

- Guide and support new clients as well as new staff members

Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, required

- CPA preferred

- 7-10 years of relevant experience, preferred

- Experience with public accounting and industry accounting, highly desired

- Experience with multiple accounting software systems

- Ability to manage and direct team members on multiple projects simultaneously

- Exceptional writing, communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
 
Nov 15Sales Trainer for a Sales Consulting FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaWarm
Our client specializes in sales training for salespeople and managers in a variety of industries. They implement sales development programs, best practices, sales management skills and programs to convert a service culture to a sales culture. They believe in helping their clients create a unique and positive buying experience for their customers. They seek a Sales Consultant and trainer.  This person must have a strong business acumen and executive presence, as well as a client service mindset and desire to over-deliver.

Job Description

- Initially conduct interviews, focus groups, and observations to learn the client’s culture, people, and processes

- Drive the development of the training curriculum 

- Work with training curriculum team to craft messaging and materials to most effectively deliver sales training to their clients

- Lead and facilitate training sessions for small to large corporate audiences

- Coach and mentor participants through in-depth one-on-one and smaller group sessions

- Provide superior client follow-up and support leading up to each engagement

Required Skills and Attributes

- 8+ years training experience

- Bachelor's required; MBA or other related advanced degree(s) a plus

- Sharp intellect and the ability to be "quick on the draw"

- Ability to understand the client's IP clearly and then contribute to the IP

- Relatable professional experience

- Executive presence and charisma

- Fluent in different languages, a plus 

- Must be able to travel internationally, occasionally
 
- Innate understanding of when to speak and how to engage the front of room

- Unmatched written and oral communication skills
 
Nov 9Finance Analyst for a Mission-Driven OrganizationLos Angeles, CAHot

Our client is a fast-growing, mission-driven organization and the premier provider of professional business and consulting services and software/data solutions to not-for-profit charter schools in California and several other states. They are seeking a School Finance Analyst to, in partnership with the accounting team, help prepare monthly financials statements, including YTD income statements, cash flow statements, and variance analysis for clients. They are hiring this role in both Los Angeles and Emeryville. 

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