Job Seekers

DateTitleArea(s)StatusDescription
Jun 21Web Product Manager for a Lifestyle Brand and Media CompanySanta Monica, CaliforniaHotOur client is a growing lifestyle brand and media company in the health and wellness space. They are seeking a Web Product Manager to strategically plan and optimize the company’s website. 

Responsibilities

- Work closely with the VP of Marketing to drive strategy and optimization

- Own the marketing funnel in order to maximize lead generation, user experience, and e-commerce for the website

- Drive strategy, management, and execution of web, digital and conversion optimization efforts from conception to completion

- Develop a data-driven strategy for the digital product, set measurable goals, define & implement short-term and long-term plans for the website

- Work across marketing, content, design, development and external (agency) teams to build webpages and conversion assets

- Develop and implement a robust A/B testing strategy and roadmap; develop hypotheses, run tests, analyze results and utilize findings to inform new features and functionality

- Conduct user research to understand how users are interacting with the website

 - Measure, evaluate and report on all aspects of web performance including metrics, timelines and outcomes.

 - Identify key business opportunities

Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree, required

- 4+ years of broad web marketing/digital product marketing experience

- Strong understanding of UX, design, analytics testing, and information architecture

- Extensive knowledge of web strategy and execution, including website auditing and conversion optimization

- Strong understanding of the web marketing funnel, customer journey, messaging, and brand positioning

- Strong understanding of user acquisition, and search functionality of a website

- Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills, ability to use data and metrics
 
Jun 21Communications Manager for a Lifestyle Brand and Media CompanySanta Monica, CaliforniaHotOur client is a growing lifestyle brand and media company in the health and wellness space. They are seeking a Communications Manager to add to their great, entrepreneurial team. The Communications Manager is responsible for oversight and execution of the firm's consumer communication plan. 

Responsibilities

-  Work closely with VP of Marketing to drive strategy, planning, development and execution of marketing communication strategies

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

-  Develop and communicate unique social media strategy for current and new social media platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, YouTube.

- Create and own all social media copy on a daily basis

-  Develop email campaigns that drive revenue growth through acquisition and retention

 - Work closely with the editor in chief to align the strategy, messaging, and workflow of communication and editorial initiatives.

- Own company marketing calendar and facilitate integrated communication planning efforts

- Proactively identify opportunities to improve production processes for increased efficiency

Qualifications 

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 6+ years of broad marketing communication experience 

- Demonstrated knowledge of how to maintain and grow social media presence across all major platforms 

- Experience with Email marketing acquisition and retention efforts

- Demonstrated success in creating and executing influencer strategies, PR and event experience, a plus

- Entrepreneurial, energetic and agile

- Experience with social media tools such as Ads Manager and social media measurement tools such as Simply Measured, Curalate, Google Analytics, etc.

- High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint/Keynote

- Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite a plus
Jun 21Principal for a Charter SchoolMemphis, TNHot

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. 

They are seeking a talented, entrepreneurial Principal to assist in transforming a school in Memphis. The candidate selected will have a great opportunity to change the face of education in this neighborhood.  

Responsibilities:

- Serve as 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

- Develop and Maintain 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 middle or high school level

- Previous leadership experience within a middle school or high school, required

- Holds a valid TN Administrative Credential or comparable out of state credential which is transferrable to TN

- Proven management and team building skills and experience coaching teachers

- Knowledge of bilingual education

- A passion for improving urban middle and high schools and driving education reform

Jun 14Instructional Designer for a Sales Training FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur 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 are seeking an Instructional Designer to add to their team. This person must have a strong business acumen and executive presence, as well as a client service mindset and desire to over-deliver.

Responsibilities

- Evaluate and critique existing presentation and educational materials

- Play an involved role in the development of new curriculum delivery methods, timing, and content

- Leverage existing IP and develop new IP to deliver on the client engagements' goals

- Provide expertise and strategy as to how best to deliver consultancy’s IP to a variety of audiences in a variety of formats

- Work with subject matter experts and identify target audience’s training needs

- Apply tested instructional design theories, practice and methods

Requirements

- 5+ years Instructional Design experience; preferably in a business setting

- Previous exposure and experience in a business setting

- MS in Instructional Design other advanced degree strongly preferred, but not mandatory

- Motivated and diligent self-starter with an ability to lead

- Superior written and oral communication skills

- Entrepreneurial fortitude and mindset
Jun 8Corporate/General CounselLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur confidential client is seeking a Corporate or General Counsel to deal with a wide variety of legal and compliance matters and serve as a senior advisor to their executive team. They are a fairly sizeable (~$600m), entrepreneurial company in hyper-growth mode. 

 Responsibilities

- Draft, review, negotiate and disseminate standardized corporate documents, agreements, and policies in support of scaling infrastructure and operations

- Provide practical legal advice and support to the leadership team and functional leaders

- Identify, negotiate, and manage external resources (i.e., contractors, consultants, external-counsel) as needed to respond to inquiries, claims, and potential litigation

- Assist the HR team in evaluating complex employment matters and in the review of employee files, accommodation requests, and unprotected leave requests

- Partner with cross-functional resources to develop and provide internal training and counsel

- Serve as a resource for reviewing and editing internal and external messaging related to employment issues, real estate matters, licensing, trademark, and across the legal spectrum

- Serve as liaison and point person for external legal resources as-needed

- Maintain professional certification and licensure by participating in ongoing training and development in the legal profession

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 4-8 years of relevant legal experience in a medium or large law firm and/or an in-house setting with a top firm

- Excellent academic credentials from a top law school

- Admitted to practice as part of the California Bar

- Ability to draft well-structured, complete and concise correspondence and documents

- Deep knowledge of specific contract provisions as they apply in commercial contexts including indemnification provisions and limitations of liability

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
 
Jun 8Senior Director of Human Resources for an Ecommerce Fashion RetailerLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a Senior Director of Human Resources to run the day-to-
day operations of the firm and manage the human resources team. 

Responsibilities

- Serve as a key collaborator with the VP of Human Resources and VP of Customer Experience in the development of an HR strategic plan and
quarterly operating plan

- Provide HR advice and support on a wide variety of business matters

- Work closely with the company's senior leadership team and functional leaders

- Identify requirements for, negotiate with, and manage external resources (i.e., contractors, consultants, external-counsel) as needed to meet operating requirements

- Work with the Director of Human Resources and ensure the development/implementation of an HR Business Partner model 

 - Work with the Manager of Talent Acquisition to ensure the timely delivery of high-caliber talent

- Assist in the recruitment of senior level and highly confidential roles within the organization

- Draft, review, edit, and disseminate corporate communications on behalf of the CEO/Founder, and other senior leaders as needed

Requirements

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 4-8 years of directly relevant management experience (i.e., leading people both in a direct and indirect manner) 

- 10-15 years of relevant human resources experience 

-  Experience in a consumer product, retail operation, and/or digital organization, highly desired

- Ability to draft well-structured, complete, and concise correspondence and documents

- Deep knowledge of specific contract provisions as they apply in commercial contexts, including indemnification provisions and limitations of liability

- Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

- Exceptional attention to detail and quality control
Jun 8Associate Digital Marketing Manager for a Popular Beverage CompanyLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is one of the largest and most well-known healthy beverage companies based in Los Angeles. They are seeking an Associate Digital Marketing Manager to shape the firm's digital communication strategy. The ideal candidate should think creatively and strategically and have a high understanding of written and visual communications.

Responsibilities

- Lead the strategic planning and execution of social strategy

- Develop, write, curate, and schedule social media content across various social media platforms (FaceBook, Twitter, etc.) 

- Collaborate closely with design team to get the necessary visual creative 

- Partner with media team to make paid support recommendations

- Provide real-time data analytics across social channels to drive strategy 

- Write copy as necessary for marketing needs beyond social including, but not limited to: POS, coupons, packaging

- Cultivate and organize an influencer network to help amplify the brand message

Requirements
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- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 4+ years Social/Digital/Communications experience 

- Excellent written and visual storytelling ability with demonstrated strength in copywriting

- Experience developing strategic social media campaigns (paid and organic) that achieved measurable results

- Strong grasp of social media best practices and proficiency in the use of social platforms

-  Ability and experience in writing briefs and coordinating projects

- Ability to work independently as well as collaborate closely with external & internal groups

 
Jun 4Customer Care Manager for a Popular E-Commerce Fashion BrandLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a Customer Care Manager to manage and build a team that provides an exceptional experience to customers.

Responsibilities

- Manage the day-to-day operations of a 50 seat Tier-1 contact center through 5 supervisors

- Manage the day-to-day operations of the reputation management team (social + review sites)

- Create accountability throughout the customer care organization

- Ensure on-going agent/advocate development and quality improvement

 - Work cross-functionally with outsource team, operations, and quality training manager

- Continuously work to improve center performance across a number of KPIs

- Manage escalated issues in partnership with Director, VP and legal counsel as needed

- Serve on a management rotation schedule for evening & weekend coverage as needed 

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 5+ years of customer service management experience, with the proven track record of managing successful teams.

- Strong leadership, management and mentorship capabilities 

- Ability to develop new procedures, policies and reporting tools to simplify and improve operations 

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to synthesize data into comprehensive reports for all levels of staffs 

 
Jun 4Director/Senior Director of Customer CareLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is a well-known e-commerce company focused on women's apparel. They are seeking a Director/Senior Director of Customer Care to direct and oversees all aspects of the firm's customer service policies, objectives, and initiatives. 

Responsibilities:

- Manage multiple-location customer care organizations and create accountability

- Lead a team of Managers to continuously improve customer experience 

- Develop and implement standard operating procedures to ensure a consistent experience

- Leverage technology, KPIs, and other tools to lower costs while improving performance

- Manage 3rd party vendor relationships (i.e., outsourcing, technology, secret shops)

- Own, write, edit, manage, disseminate all customer-facing communications (non-marketing)

- Ensure on-going agent/advocate development and quality improvement

- Own and improve CSAT (current) and NPS (future) scores

Qualifications

- Bachelor's degree, required 

- 10+ years of experience in customer care, required 

- Experience Managing 3rd party vendors, required 

- Advanced in Microsoft Office Suite 

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to collaborate in a highly matrixed and cross-functional organization structure
Jun 1Director of Retail Controls for a Large RetailerCalabasas, CaliforniaHotOur client is one of the largest tool and equipment retailers in the country. They are seeking a Director of Retail Controls to lead a number of retail analytics strategy initiatives. This role also oversees workforce management analytics and helps drive labor budget strategy for the business. 

Responsibilities

- Coach and develop a team of high performers and provide clear goals and expectations to enable success

- Work across a variety of functions to own retail analytics data - including human capital, finance, inventory, marketing, and operations

- Oversee the creation, application, and management of annual and monthly labor forecasts using a comprehensive workforce management strategy

- Partner with Finance team to manage and maintain the alignment of labor expense to budgets and forecasts

- Lead the design and development of retail reporting platforms, collaborating with stakeholders to understand the needs of the business, as well as with key partners including Finance, Business Strategy, IT, LP and others

- Formulate, propose, and garner support and approval for new continuous improvement, reporting, and business intelligence initiatives

- Proactively identify areas of opportunity related to sales, workload, payroll hours and costs and develop and implement strategic plans for improvement

Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Accounting, Economics, Information Technology, or related field

- Master’s degree preferred

- 7+ years of experience with multi-unit retail in Finance, Retail Operations, Analytics, or similar business area

- Field retail experience, a plus

- Advanced knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, and data modeling

- Experience with Kronos Workforce Management, Oracle, Cognos, Netezza, and/or Tableau a plus
May 31Dean of Students for a Los Angeles Charter SchoolLos Angeles, CAHot
 

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.

They are seeking a Dean of Students to support the school administrative team in establishing discipline protocols and maintaining a safe and civil school. This is a full-time role.

Responsibilities:

- Implement school wide discipline system

- Coordinate school detention, in-school suspension and Saturday School program

- Lead professional development around discipline and safety issues for the whole staff

- Facilitate parent conferences

- Supervise before, during, after school, including lunch periods, and other school events

- Lead the school-based Safe and Civil team, Emergency team and Discipline Review Board

- Manage external security teams as-needed

- Conduct community outreach for student intervention services

- Participate in instructional leadership opportunities as needed

Qualifications

- 5+ years of teaching experience

- California clear single-subject or multiple subject teaching credential

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

- Demonstrated leadership capabilities and the ability to work independently

- Excellent interpersonal communication and written skills 

- Experience in an urban school setting; ideally within a large and/or challenging district

- Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly desirable

- Experience implementing policies and systems that rely on a variety of stakeholders to buy-in

- Demonstrated ability in conflict resolution

- Demonstrated passion for improving urban schools and driving education reform
 

May 18Human Resources Generalist for a Leading Charter School Organization Los Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur 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. They are seeking a Human Resources Generalist to add to their mission-driven team in Los Angeles.

Responsibilities:

- Serve as a coach and advisor to leaders in the realms of labor and employee relations

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

- Collaborate with key stakeholders to develop and implement policies and procedures in accordance with applicable collectible bargaining agreements, state and federal law

- Develop and conduct new employee orientations and other HR training opportunities for key stakeholders.

- Partner closely with the HR Team and internal/external stakeholders to build trusting relationships and implement continuous process improvements

- Project manage diverse HR projects and initiatives.

- Support HR Operations Coordinator to complete varying administrative/office support and transactional processing.

- Perform additional duties as assigned.

- Travel to local school sites as necessary

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s degree, required

- 2-4 years of HR or related experience, required

- Past experience with HRIS databases, a plus

 -Knowledge of employment and labor law, a plus

- Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.

- Strong computer literacy skills  (including but not limited proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite)

- Strong time management, organization, and prioritization skills

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

 
May 1Tax Preparer for an Elite Business Services FirmLos Angeles, CaliforniaHotOur client is an elite business services firm in Los Angeles offering a variety of services including accounting, financial planning, estate planning, investment oversight and taxation. They pride themselves on taking responsibility for the financial and accounting parts of their clients’ lives. Their prominent clients come from a variety of industries including entertainment, sports, corporate and legal. They are seeking a Tax Preparer to join their team.

This is a full-time role.

Responsibilities:

- Provide clients with high quality consulting and compliance tax services

- Participate in IRS/FTB audits and correspondence

- Provide technical guidance in tax accounting methods in the areas of revenue and expense recognition, accounting for inventories and fixed assets, and the procedural aspects of requesting a change in method of tax accounting

- Conduct diagnostic reviews of tax accounting methods and identify issues and opportunities

- Manage projects related to information gathering and documentation with respect to tax accounting

- Identify business development opportunities for improved services to clients and to obtain additional clients

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree, required

- 3-7 years of preparing and filing tax returns, required

- Experience with Tax Lacerte and Accounting Engagement software is a plus
Apr 19Controller for a Cannabis Accessory ImporterLos Angeles, CaliforniaColdOur 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 FirmWestlake Village, 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 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 
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 for a Charter SchoolLos Angeles, CAHot

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 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 13Senior Manager/Principal for an Elite Management ConsultancySan Francisco, CaliforniaHotCurrent Interview Process
  1. One hour conversation (in-person preferred) with Darren or Catherine
  2. Reverse case study (in-person)
  3. Meet rest of leadership team

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 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!
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

 
 
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