Manager for an Elite Management Consultancy

Contact Name: Kate Pletcher | [email protected]

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UCLA’s Master of Applied Economics Distinguished Speaker Series


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Marketing Manager for an Innovative Educational Company

Contact Name: Kate Pletcher | j[email protected]

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Senior Marketing Analytics Manager for a B2B Online Printing Conglomerate

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Kate Pletcher | [email protected]

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Regional Director for a Well-Known Business Association

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Kate Pletcher | [email protected]

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Seeking temp receptionist/administrative assistant

Contact Name: Linda Guthmann Krieger | [email protected]

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Alumni Recruitment for 2019-2020 UCLA Alumni Mentor Program

 Description: In the spirit of Bruins helping Bruins, we invite you to serve as an alumni mentor in the 2019-20 UCLA Alumni Mentor Program. Now in its 15th year, this program fosters meaningful relationships between students and alumni around the world that leave a lasting impact on the UCLA community. It provides a unique opportunity for you to share your professional and personal experience with a student to help prepare them for a successful future.

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Referral to San Diego HOA Litigation Attorney

Name: Jon Reich | [email protected]

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Treehouse Partners Recruiting Associate

Treehouse Partners is an entrepreneurial recruiting firm in Los Angeles, and we're hiring! We are seeking a Recruiting Associate who can perform a range of tasks, from sourcing and screening candidates to business operations. Our firm specializes in helping clients from a variety of industries (from professional services to CPG to retail and more) recruit talent across business functions ranging from accounting/finance to marketing to human resources to sales and legal. The ideal candidate should have some prior interviewing experience, but more importantly, should have a demonstrated track record of being a thorough, detail-oriented and quality-conscious individual who can balance multiple projects.This is a full-time, flexible position requiring 2-3 days in the office and the remainder virtual.
- Research and find quality candidates from a variety of sources
- Handle administrative duties, including email management, expense reporting, interview confirmations, and calendaring
- Schedule telephone and video interviews with candidates, recruiters, and clients
- Interview candidates and accurately assess potential match for the role described
- Interact with clients on occasion via phone and email
- Conduct reference and background checks
Update applicant-tracking-system as candidates move through the recruiting process
- Maintain relationship with candidates and clients through administration of paperwork and excellent customer service
- Work on a variety of projects to improve business functions and operations (including some basic work in QuickBooks and special projects as-needed)
- Bachelor’s degree and 2-5 years’ work experience
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Intuition and ability to gauge candidates' personalities in order to determine fit with clients
- Ability to form a complete understanding of multiple job descriptions and answer surprise questions on the fly
- Ability to work independently as well as with a team
- Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
- Comfort using technology and Microsoft Office Suite
- Entrepreneurial spirit, self-management skills and roll-up-sleeves mentality a must
- Sense of humor and desire to work in a somewhat casual, yet results-driven environment

Director of Human Resources at a Leading Charter School Organization

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 community outreach. They are seeking a Director of Human Resources to lead their HR department.

- Manage and coach direct reports and oversee a department of 7-9 team members to deliver day-to-day human resources services to over 1200 employees
- Empower team members to engage in reflective practice resulting in continually improved practices, protocols, and systems
- Effectively set and execute short and long-term strategic goals and metrics for the department that complements and enhances the strategic goals of the organization and consistently delivers on the department vision
- Partner with the Human Capital Department to connect talent strategy with seamless Human Resources operations (e.g. hiring, onboarding, job changes, exits, etc.)
- Negotiate with HR vendors, including, but not limited to annual health and welfare benefits renewal, to secure maximum benefit for employees
- Implement systems that ensure overall HR compliance is being met across federal, state, and charter authorizer requirements
- Actively engage with employees at all levels across the organization to promote positive and constructive employee relations
- Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred with an emphasis in human resources, business or a related field
- 6+ years of work experience, including at least 3 in strategic HR management
- 4+ years managing and developing people with a proven track record in effectively managing and developing staff talent
- 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

Senior Analyst (Corporate Strategy) for a Large Retailer

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

Treehouse Partners Recruiting Coordinator

Treehouse Partners is an entrepreneurial recruiting firm, and we're in need of a rockstar Recruiting Coordinator! This person will assist with all aspects of the recruitment process, from interview scheduling through the new hire process as well as general support of the team. The ideal candidate will be able to balance priorities and manage multiple, time-sensitive tasks with little supervision. This is a full- time position with some awesome benefits, including flexible scheduling, ability to work from home a few days each week, and the chance to learn directly from our CEO and other upper management members.

- Assist with sourcing candidates for various jobs across all industries and experience levels
- Handle administrative duties, including email management, expense reporting, interview confirmations, and calendaring
- Schedule telephone and video interviews with candidates, recruiters, and clients
- Maintain the applicant tracking system and identify opportunities for improvement
- Manage multiple job boards to ensure timely posting of new jobs
- Assist with recruiting events/activities
- Proactively identify solutions for streamlining the recruitment processes
- Support team in a variety of special projects and ongoing needs
- BA/BS degree
- Prior recruiting experience is not necessary, but is a plus--we've found that early experience as a waitress, bartender, retail associate, or another role where multiple priorities had to be balanced is helpful!
- Entrepreneurial spirit and fortitude
- Ability to shine in both interpersonal interactions as well as administrative tasks
- A near-obsession with details
- Fun-loving personality and sense of humor
- Dedication to providing outstanding customer service and remaining professional in any situation
- Quick learner with a knack for balancing multiple tasks and changing priorities
- Comfortable with both a team environment and self-management
- Computer savvy; up to speed with the latest in digital technology
- Accustomed to working with confidential information
- Ability to work with an "on call" mentality and occasionally assist with tasks outside of regular work hours

UCLA Law- Alumni Engagement & Donor Relations Coordinator

Under the general direction of the Director of UCLA Alumni Engagement and Donor Relations, provide support for both alumni and donor relations programs. Incumbent will manage a broad portfolio of responsibilities relating to both areas. Tasks will include but not be limited to managing the execution of communications to external audiences, event planning and management both on and off campus, tracking and planning stewardship activities, and other administrative duties as needed.

Portfolio Risk Analyst for a Capital Lender

Our 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 Portfolio Risk Analyst to join their team. The analyst will be responsible for assessing loan data, analyzing trends and as well as monitoring loan risks.
- Work closely with the SVP of Analytics, VP of Credit, CFO, and others in the business to define, assess, and document all business needs and requirements
- Assemble, process, and analyze data related to all aspects of portfolio risk
- Drive risk management strategies through analysis of portfolio and historical data
- Build financial analyses and data reports to monitor portfolio trends
- Support aspects of data analysis for the development of statistical models
- Deliver key insights from data analysis in the form of presentation materials
- Master’s in Economics, Statistics, Finance, Data Science, or similar quantitative field
- Minimum 3 years of experience in underwriting and/or credit analysis
- Strong knowledge of Python and/or R, SQL, and Excel
- Experience with PowerBI or Tableau
- Strong attention to detail and organization skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

CFO for a Rapidly-Growing Luxury Interior Design Company

Our client is a highly successful startup focused on high-end interior design and home furnishings. They are looking to extend their impressive track record of luxury interior landscaping from Southern California to the rest of the U.S. in the coming months. They are seeking a CFO to manage all financial matters for the company as it continues to evolve.
- Oversee all financial aspects of business and drive the company's financial strategy and planning
- Track and manage company’s fundraising efforts as they prepare for expansion
- Oversee both day-to-day financial functions (collections, bookkeeping, vendor management) and high-level strategic finance initiatives
- Assess the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments
- Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel, including A/R, Junior Controller, and Data Analyst
- Prepare investor and lender funding and draw requests
- Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance
- Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or a related field, required– MBA a plus
- 9+ years experience in finance, with at least 5 in a leadership position
- Expert knowledge of Quickbooks
- Background in real estate and/or technology, a big plus
- Ability to manage cash flow and finances for a rapidly-expanded company (startup experience is a plus)
- Fundraising experience, a huge plus
- Entrepreneurial spirit and fortitude, a must

Human Resources Director for a Mission-Driven Nonprofit Organization

Our client is a nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of thousands of LA County's most vulnerable children, young people, and families. Their strong and innovative programs have made them a valued partner of the community. They are seeking a Human Resources Director to originate and guide employee-oriented HR policies for the entire company while creating a workplace culture that holds true to the organization’s mission statement.
-Sole responsibility for all activities associated with human resources, including benefits administration, safety, employee training, etc.
-Ensure that all activities and policies are compliant with state and federal legal guidelines
-Provide a safe and welcoming space for employees, hear and resolve grievances, and mediate between junior employees and upper management as needed.
-Develop and oversee all employee training, team building, and professional development programs, evaluate program effectiveness, and adjust as needed
-Responsible for creating job descriptions when opportunities arise, and supervise the HR Coordinator throughout the hiring process
-Answer and address all HR-related phone calls, emails, and meetings; and proactively coordinate with upper management to resolve grievances before any ethical or legal issues arise
-Conduct exit interviews and performance reviews, and assist with developing training initiatives for leaders who have demonstrated an ability to take on more responsibilities
-Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Administration, or related field, required
-7-10+ years experience as a human resources generalist, with at least five years in a leadership role
-Knowledge of general human resources management, with experience in benefits administration, employee training and development, organizational development, etc.
-Strong business acumen and ability to stay up to date with state and federal regulations pertaining to human resources management
-Familiarity with relevant HR management software
-Professional manner, with the ability to multi-task and lead a team
-Ability to be empathetic to employees at all levels, while complying with both company policies and legal requirements
-Belief in the company’s mission, required!

Head of Product for an Innovative Company

Our client is a revolutionary company changing the way people experience events. They have created a product that is changing the way people use technology – creating phone-free events, experiences, and venues. They are seeking a Head of Product to manage the company's overall supply chain and logistics strategy in order to maximize the process efficiency and productivity as the company continues to grow.
- Lead efforts to constantly innovate and iterate on existing product (NOTE: this is a physical product)
- Plan and implement overall supply chain strategy
- Collaborate with Sales, Operations, and Customer Service teams to create best practices
- Determine key supply chain KPIs- Suggest solutions for more efficient process improvements
- Work with finance/sales and manufacturing teams to determine best vendors and distributors
- Build and maintain good relationships with trustworthy vendors
- 8+ years of experience in Design, Engineering, or Supply Chain
- Bachelors Degree, required, advanced degree - a plus
- In-depth knowledge of supply chain engineering operations and best practices
- Ability to think critically and strategically
- Problem-solver who is constantly seeking the next great solution
- Belief in the company mission, required!

Controller for a Mission-Driven Organization

Our client is a patient-centered sober living community with a variety of facilities around the greater Los Angeles area. Their mission-oriented services have helped hundreds of men and women get back on their feet through an immersive system of in-patient and out-patient services focused on self discovery. They are seeking a Controller to oversee their daily, quarterly, and annual financial activities.
- Record and properly apply all cash and bank deposits
- Process and submit bi-weekly payroll, create and process expense reports for all individuals
- Reconcile and save all cash accounts and credit card reports to bank statements
- Prepare customer invoices and send upon arrival
- Create, manage, and distribute revenue flash reports to all concerned parties
- Record and post any bad debt write-offs
- Update fixed assets reconciliation
- Ensure all balance sheet accounts are reconciled
- Confirm information for all vendors, including emails, addresses, and tax ID numbers
- 7-10 years experience in accounting, finance, or related field, required
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics, or related field, required
- CPA license preferred
- Experience working in a hospital or treatment center, a big plus
- Familiarity with various accounting software platforms such as Quickbooks,, Elysian, and Tallie
- Commitment to the company’s mission statement and a drive to affect positive changes

Head of Finance and Business Affairs for a Revolutionary Product

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.
- 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
- 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

Innovative Company Seeks Attorney Who No Longer Wants to Practice Law

Are you interested in using your bankruptcy background but no longer want to practice law? Our client, a leader in cloud-based bankruptcy case management systems, is a seeking a Vice President - Business Development who would have primary responsibility for developing and closing new profitable relationships with Chapter 7 trustees and other fiduciaries in the Central District of California. This company has the fastest growing market share and a 100% client retention rate. You would work from home in Los Angeles, Orange or Riverside County and travel approximately twice a month. It’s an opportunity to make serious commission on top of your base salary. The successful candidate will be a bankruptcy attorney or have practiced in a bankruptcy-adjacent area of law. If you’re ready to remain in the bankruptcy community and build upon your relationships and knowledge, have control over your schedule with the flexibility of a home office, and are a self-starter, this job may be for you. I am happy to tell you more. Roberta Kass [email protected]