Litigation Attorney (Remote Available)

  • Location: Anywhere
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560868

Lucas Group has an exciting opportunity for a litigation attorney with a minimum of three years extensive experience to work with a unique law firm client.  Must have top credentials and big firm training. Our client has amazing benefits  such a healthcare, 401k, and an open vacation policy to name a few. Pay is commensurate with experience.

Territory Sales Manager

  • Location: Fort Collins
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560851

Lucas Group is excited to be a partner to leading company in the home improvement industry.

COMPANY

Our client has been manufacturing and selling custom cabinetry for kitchens and bathrooms, focusing on remodels and new construction for over 30 years. This practice prides itself on the fact that is makes all of their cabinets here in the United States. They have grown to over 5000 employees with 9 manufacturing facilities, and hold a nationwide presence.

POSITION SUMMARY

As the territory manager you will be responsible for all sales related functions within the Northern Colorado/Wyoming territory. You will have the opportunity to develop long term relationships with department heads for one of the largest DIY retailers in the Country. Working with over 20 locations you will visit stores regularly to educate the local manager and designers, and assist in any and all activities that affect sales in the branch. The VP’s and Directors at our client all started in this role. They have fostered a culture of growth at the company and when you exceed expectations you will be rewarded.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2+ years sales experience
  • No DUI/ Driving Infractions
  • Independently motivated and disciplined
  • Goals and results driven

PRIMARY LOCATION
United States – Fort Collins, CO

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Commission
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life.
  • Paid time off
  • Company Car
  • Expense Account

Software Engineer

  • Location: Midtown
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560825

Lucas Group is working with a client in the E-Commerce/Retail space that is seeking a Software Developer to add to their development team. This role with report directly to the SVP of Application Development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with the Product Team and development teams across all phases of projects
  • Write clean code
  • Produce detailed specifications
  • Troubleshoot, test and maintain the core product software and databases to ensure strong security, performance, optimization and functionality
  • Contribute in all phases of the SDLC
  • Develop and deploy new features to facilitate related procedures and tools if necessary
  • Forecast resource needs based upon the project road-map
  • Provide guidance and leadership to other developers
  • Rapidly develop proof of concepts to demonstrate proposed solutions to key decision makers
  • Document all development activities in accordance with the company best practices
  • Perform other duties as they arise

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum 3-8 years of solid web development experience using LAMP stack technologies in a professional environment using object oriented and MVC design
  • Demonstrated knowledge of modern SDLC, Agile/Scrum, Kanban etc.
  • Strong front-end development experience with JavaScript
  • Extensive PHP (5.5+) experience with MySQL and Apache
  • Familiarity with one or more PHP frameworks
  • Experience with RESTful API design, development and consumption using JSON and XML
  • Passion for best design and coding practices and a desire to develop new bold ideas
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to cross collaborate amongst internal departments

 

 

Branch Manager – Contract Solutions

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560818

Title: Branch Manager – Contract Solutions

Location: Washington, DC

ID: 1560818

Role Overview: Lucas Group (Forbes Top 10 ranked firm for both Executive Search and Professional Recruitment in 2018) is expanding our Contract Solutions team and we have created Selling Leader role to help build our Washington, DC Human Resources Contract Solutions division. Contract has continued to become a major part of our industry – our contract team revenue grew by in 2018. Lucas Group finished FY 2018 with the highest yearly revenue in our 48 year history and our momentum is only getting greater!

This person will be joining a highly successful, award-winning team to build and extend client relationships in all areas of Human Resources while also placing top talent with these clients. This is a true player/coach role that would allow someone to be entrepreneurial and managerial while still generating revenue within their own clients. This is a ground floor opportunity to build and lead a team while leveraging a strong brand and numerous internal resources

If you are experienced in Business Development/Sales in the professional staffing industry and are motivated by a career with:

  • Uncapped compensation plan
  • Unlimited vacation day policy
  • Top Performance clubs and incentive trips (this year is Jamaica)
  • Average recruiter tenure of 4.8 years
  • LinkedIn Recruiter seat for every associate along with other advanced resources & tools
  • Empowering, inclusive and fun culture
  • Training program that is one of the best in the business….

This could be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Hire and manage a team of salespeople and recruiters to grow the contract business
  • We help companies find impact players! You will build relationships with corporate prospects (manager up to the C-Suite) and cultivate client relationships both over the phone and in person
  • Serve as a trusted client adviser through learning about their business initiatives, culture and more to understand the information needed to clearly define their staffing needs.
  • Generate and sustain an effective retention program to garner additional sales opportunities
  • Develop targeted sales strategies with direct reports identify and qualify potential candidates via cold calling, database mining, client referrals and networking.
  • Manage full life-cycle from search kick-off through completion.
  • Lead and develop comprehensive targeted recruitment strategies for qualified candidates via direct sourcing, database mining, referrals and networking.
  • Have an involvement in RFP processes by developing and pitching proposals.
  • Negotiate Commercial Terms of business and rates.

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 5+ years of sales, business development and recruiting experience in the staffing industry
  • A passion for leading and developing people in a goal-oriented environment
  • Competitive history (sports background, proven top salesperson track record, reward driven)
  • Detailed oriented with an outgoing personality, strong ethics and professionalism

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Director of Human Resources, North America

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560817

Title:  Director of Human Resources, North America

Location:  Northeastern Atlanta area

ID:  1560817

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a communications organization based in Northeastern Atlanta in their search for a Director of Human Resources, North America. The selected candidate will lead a small team while handling the "nuts and bolts" of HR for the region, to include employee relations, compliance, HRIS, coaching, learning & development, talent management, recruiting, and OD. This is an excellent opportunity to drive the HR function for North America while continuing to introduce efficiencies in HR processes.
Ideal candidates have a polished presence and at least 7 years of well-rounded and progressive corporate HR experience plus at least 2 years managing a lean team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7-10 years of strong generalist HR experience in a corporate HR environment.
  • At least 2 years of management experience.
  • Previous oversight experience of global HR systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence senior leadership.
  • Personality: Driven, curious, business-minded, relationship builder. Ability to be flexible and challenge the status quo.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com

Director of Human Resources, North America

  • Location: Kennesaw, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560815

Title: Director of Human Resources, North America

Location:  Northwestern Atlanta area

ID:  1560815

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a blue collar organization based in Northwestern Atlanta in their search for a Director of Human Resources, North America. The Director of HR will focus on directing employee relations, HRIS, training, benefits, engagement, and recruiting and staffing. This is a fantastic opportunity to continue to build out the HR structure and processes into the organization, to include: training programs, coaching, employee engagement, performance management, succession planning, and HR systems. Ideal candidates have both corporate and field-based experience in multi-state blue collar organizations, and are willing to roll up their sleeves.

Requirements:

  • 10-15 years of multi-state experience in a blue collar organization; at least 5 years of management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working in an ATS/HRIS is required.
  • HR certifications are a plus.
  • Ability to travel 25%.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Plant Manager

  • Location: Bellevue, Washington
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1560795

Plant Manager (Food Manufacturing)

The Plant Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations, including production and warehouse operations. In addition, the Plant Manager will provide leadership to the entire plant, including safety, quality, maintenance, shipping, receiving and production. Works closely with Human Resources, Continuous Improvement and Quality to ensure all production goals are met. The Plant Manager reports directly to the President.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and supervision for all plant production shifts and associated personnel. Effectively motivate, train and communicate with supervisors to assure superior levels of safety, reliability, sanitation and quality. Ensure individual and team levels of performance meet or exceed goals and expectations
  • Prepare and conduct team meetings as necessary for proper communications and development of teams. Be able to work with Engineering and Quality Assurance staffs to create a cooperative environment
  • Develop an expert knowledge of the production process and associated equipment. Be able to analytically and systematically troubleshoot manufacturing issues and develop the team to be self-directed in the same activities. Ensure that proper GMP procedures are followed
  • Communicate directly with Human Resources to ensure employee issues or concerns are correctly addressed and resolved.
  • Collaborate with finance to create and execute a capital budget to ensure that financial allocations and obligations are set, administered and met.
  • Initiate cost savings measures relating to crewing, standards and yields.
  • Be able to perform daily checks and reports to ensure that the products produced are of the highest quality
  • Reinforce sense of urgency during production runs and periods of equipment downtime
  • Effectively communicate issues to the management team

Qualifications/ Education/Experience/Skills:

  • 5-7 years’ experience and 3-5 years managing in a food or beverage manufacturing environment
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish
  • Thorough knowledge of safety regulations, occupational hazards and related safety precautions in the work environment
  • Food safety and food security guidelines including good manufacturing practices and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points
  • Refrigeration background, processing raw meats
  • USDA knowledge would be a plus
  • Strong, solution-driven background in manufacturing and operations
  • Accustomed to adhering to deadlines and performing under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize, maintains confidentiality and interacts with all levels of management across the organization
  • Aptitude for independent problem-solving
  • Ability to assign, direct and delegate responsibilities
  • Diplomatic hands-on style of management
  • Strong work ethic and pride in their work
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Management, Engineering, Food Science, Management, Product Operations or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Intermediate computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Office

Job Type: Full-time

Language: Spanish / English

Transactions Paralegal – Real Estate, Corporate Financing (Baltimore)

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560784

Transactions Paralegal – Real Estate and Corporate Financing (Baltimore)

Lucas Group’s law firm client – a well-regarded Baltimore firm – is looking for two paralegals to join its team. The firm prides itself on its public service and pro bono work, its relationships, and the practical and personal touch in the practice of law.  It’s a firm where careers are made and sustained.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Experience in Commercial Real Estate, Title and Corporate Financing
  • Review due diligence documents
  • Review Surveys
  • Review title commitments and underlying exceptions
  • Review Plats
  • Lead checklist conference calls

REQUIREMENTS

  • B.A. strongly preferred
  • Paralegal Certificate preferred
  • 2 + years of experience

WHY WORK WITH LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018.

Credit Analyst

  • Location: Lansdale, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560770

The Lucas Group has partnered with our client in the St. Louis area that is seeking a Credit Analyst. This is a full-time, permanent opportunity.

Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Proactively contact customers regarding balances coming due and past due balances.
  • Review orders that are placed on credit hold and take appropriate actions to resolve per company policies.
  • Review credit worthiness for new and existing customers, includes reviewing D&B reports, contacting credit references, reviewing financial information and recommending credit limits and terms.
  • Support Credit Manager in reviewing all customer credit limits on an annual basis.
  • Recommend accounts to be placed on credit hold or placed for collection.
  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies on customer accounts, includes reconciling accounts, offsetting credits/debits and customer follow up.
  • Work with Customer Service to clear chargebacks, discounts and miscellaneous deductions.
  • Calculate monthly reserves relating to Accounts Receivable.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration.
  • Experience in credit, collections, accounts receivable, and/or accounting.
  • Above average organizational and investigative skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Above average computer skills, experience working with an integrated ERP system, preferably JD Edwards, Syspro and Microsoft Office and Excel.
  • Proactive in dealing with customer concerns in time sensitive situation.
  • Team player willing to support the Credit and Collections Department.

HR Manager

  • Location: Greeley, Colorado
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560736

Title: HR Manager

ID:  1560736

Location: Greeley, CO

Reports to: CFO

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a leading manufacturing company on their search for an HR Manager located in Greeley, CO. The HR Manager will be the sole HR Manager for the company and be expected to provide HR support, guidance, and advice on all HR topics. This will include everything from Recruitment to Employee Relations to Benefits and much more. The ideal candidate will have 5+ years Generalist experience within manufacturing, distribution or an industrial setting.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Develop and administer HR plans, processes and procedures across the company
  • Administer benefit programs
  • Partner with 3rd party payroll service
  • Prepare and maintain Employee Handbook
  • All aspects of employee relations
  • Evaluate and adjust job grades, descriptions, and conduct annual salary surveys
  • Additional Projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of HR experience
  • Maintains and leads the payroll system
  • Experience in an ISO 9001 environment preferred

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

VP of Compliance

  • Location: Miami
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560727

VP of Compliance sought for healthcare provider in South Florida.  Qualified candidates must have regulatory healthcare law experience, including HIPAA, Start Law and Anti-Kickback.

Send resumes to MLyles@LucasGroup.com

Controller

  • Location: El Paso, New Mexico
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560714

Our client, located in Southern New Mexico, driving distance from El Paso, TX, is looking for a Controller to join their team. The company is a leader in their industry world-wide and has a great family type culture. The Controller position will be part of senior management and be a key leader in the organization.  They will be responsible for month end close, financial reporting, financial analysis and monitoring financial trends.

Requirements:

  • Accounting/Finance degree from an accredited university
  • 5+ years experience in a Controller position with supervisory experience
  • Must be hands on, detail oriented, self driven and very analytical
  • Experience monitoring financial trends, evaluating, calculating KPI's, forecasting/budgeting models, as well as hands on experience with  month end close

Sr. Director of Global Operations

  • Location: Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560696

Our client is an industry leader headquartered in Chicago, IL.  Serving a diversified customer base, they are approaching ~$2B with fifty global locations.  We are continuing our partnership as they are looking for their next Sr. Director of Global Operations. The location of the position is flexible but preferred to be located at our headquarters in Chicago, IL.

The Sr. Director of Global Operations will oversee a $100M+ P&L that includes all manufacturing and supply chain operations.  The Director will be tasked with driving best in class capabilities that will improve organizational structure and alignment.  Additionally, He/She will push continuous improvement initiatives through automation and improving core manufacturing metrics.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 10 years’ experience within a complex, high-volume global manufacturing environment
  • 5+ years’ multi-site, global management
  • Strong background in leading operational excellence programs
  • Experience with M&A integration is a plus
  • Proven experience in building, developing and managing high performing teams
  • Ability to travel 50% (some international)

Accounting Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560695

We have been engaged by a $900M logistics company in the Atlanta area looking to bring on an Accounting Manager. The Accounting Manager will be responsible for executing the month end close process, review of financial entries and account reconciliations, as well as preparation of financial statements.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assists in managing and coordinating month end close process and preparing internal financial reports.
  • Oversee and prepare financial entries and account reconciliations to ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Assists in coordinating quarterly reviews and annual audits (financial and SOX), including establishing timelines, resolution of audit issues, providing information to the auditors as necessary.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of internal controls over month-end close process and financial reporting.
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses and special projects, including process improvements.
  • Oversees monthly income statement and balance sheet variance review and lead discussion on significant variances.
  • Serves as a liaison to other departments on updating general ledger accounts and other miscellaneous requests.
  • Supervise as well as train, coach and develop direct report.

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting required
  • Master of Accounting degree or MBA a plus
  • Strong knowledge of FASB, GAAP, and Sarbanes-Oxley section 404 requirements
  • 5-7 years of accounting experience
  • CPA required
  • Public accounting experience preferred
  • Supervisory experience
  • Intermediate experience with Excel (pivot tables and vlookup)
  • Experience with general ledger, financial reporting systems and/or Access a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organized and manages time efficiently

AP Specialist

  • Location: Highlands Ranch, Colorado
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560683

Lucas Group is partnering with an energy company in DTC and is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist for their corporate office.  This position will be responsible for full cycle accounts payable functions and ensuring compliance with internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, exclusive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in business and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver.
 

Duties and Responsibilities:  The essential duties and responsibilities regularly performed and normally assigned to this position are as follows:

  • Responsible for all incoming invoices; data entry; performing three-way match using automated functionality; obtaining appropriate approvals
  • Weekly check runs and posting of all payments
  • Responding to vendor inquiries and resolving outstanding issues, including internal customers related to receiving and invoicing discrepancies
  • Maintenance of accounts payable documents ensuring documentation is attached within the system
  • Month end activities including preparation of accrual and sub-ledger to ledger reconciliations
  • Assisting operations personnel in identifying open receipts, open purchase orders and determining proper resolution
  • Preparing 1099’s
  • Act as a contact and provide information for internal audit, external audit and third-party SOX consultants
Requirements:

  • Associate's degree in Business or Accounting
  • 4-5+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Experience and knowledge of accounts payable and procurement in a work environment
  • Experience in monthly close process including accruals in accounts payable environment
  • Detail orientated, highly organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Proficient in organizing and prioritizing work to meet specific deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills, desire to make positive changes and process improvements
  • Strong communication skills; written and verbal
  • Netsuite experience a plus

Secondary Packaging Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560680

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on secondary packaging for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (Secondary Packaging) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (Secondary Packaging) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for secondary packaging categories.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

Secondary Packaging Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560680

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on secondary packaging for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (Secondary Packaging) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (Secondary Packaging) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for secondary packaging categories.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

Pre-Press Printing Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560679

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on pre-press printing for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (Pre-Press Printing) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (Pre-Press Printing) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for pre-press printing categories.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

Pre-Press Printing Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560679

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on pre-press printing for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (Pre-Press Printing) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (Pre-Press Printing) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for pre-press printing categories.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

Liquids Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560678

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on liquid categories for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (Liquids) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (Liquids) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for liquid categories.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

Liquids Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560678

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on liquid categories for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (Liquids) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (Liquids) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for liquid categories.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

CAPEX Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560677

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on CAPEX for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (CAPEX) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (CAPEX) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for capital projects.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

CAPEX Global Category Manager

  • Location: Wheeling, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560677

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are working with them on a Global Category Manager role focusing on CAPEX for their location in the northwest Chicago suburbs. This is an important role for the organization as we are looking for someone with strong category & market knowledge to manage strategies to reduce cost & working capital while mitigating risk and leading their team to reach their defined objectives.

Global Category Manager (CAPEX) Responsibilities

  • Drive execution of category management strategies to achieve long & short-term goals.
  • Lead contract negotiations by creating a definable strategy with measurable objectives, plans, and responses to changing supplier or market developments.
  • Manage the delivery of value from the supply base to meet internal & customer requirements.
  • Lead projects with multiple internal stakeholders across multiple departments and locations.
  • Identify & analyze risk on all category expenditures. Implement risk management strategies to reduce potential risks to future supply continuity.
  • Forecast & execute cost-out and working capital improvement opportunities.
  • Leverage existing supplier relationships and industry-wide networks to be aware of industry trends and maintain subject matter level expertise in the category.

Global Category Manager (CAPEX) Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree is required. An advanced degree or relevant industry certifications are preferred.
  • Previous experience of managing category strategies for capital projects.
  • Demonstrable success managing category strategies and partnering with various stakeholders to influence decisions.
  • Previous management experience is preferred but not required.

Sr. Scheduling Supply Chain Manager

  • Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560672

Our client is the #1 company in the world in their industry. We are partnering with them on a Sr. Supply Chain Scheduling Manager opening for their location in the Neenah/Oshkosh area. This role will be responsible for all scheduling for the entire organization. We are looking for someone who is open to both working with internal stakeholders on the plant floor while also being able to develop corporate wide scheduling strategies. The Sr. Supply Chain Manager will report to the VP of Supply Chain while also managing a team of their own.

Sr. Scheduling Manager Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement scheduling processes to meet corporate wide objectives.
  • Provide strategic oversight for the development & execution of scheduling processes within Supply Chain.
  • Provide leadership to the Supply Chain team including providing performance reviews, career development, and human capital planning to all direct reports.
  • Develop best practices for scheduling processes.
  • Advocate for a Lean approach within the department.
  • Develop short-term and long-term plans for scheduling.

Sr. Scheduling Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Business, or a related field.
  • A minimum of at least 10 years of experience with supply chain scheduling.
  • Any experience with SAP is preferred but not required.
  • Must be comfortable connecting with internal stakeholders on the production floor.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% (mostly local).

Sr. Scheduling Supply Chain Manager

  • Location: Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560672

Our client is the #1 company in the world in their industry. We are partnering with them on a Sr. Supply Chain Scheduling Manager opening for their location in the Neenah/Oshkosh area. This role will be responsible for all scheduling for the entire organization. We are looking for someone who is open to both working with internal stakeholders on the plant floor while also being able to develop corporate wide scheduling strategies. The Sr. Supply Chain Manager will report to the VP of Supply Chain while also managing a team of their own.

Sr. Scheduling Manager Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement scheduling processes to meet corporate wide objectives.
  • Provide strategic oversight for the development & execution of scheduling processes within Supply Chain.
  • Provide leadership to the Supply Chain team including providing performance reviews, career development, and human capital planning to all direct reports.
  • Develop best practices for scheduling processes.
  • Advocate for a Lean approach within the department.
  • Develop short-term and long-term plans for scheduling.

Sr. Scheduling Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Business, or a related field.
  • A minimum of at least 10 years of experience with supply chain scheduling.
  • Any experience with SAP is preferred but not required.
  • Must be comfortable connecting with internal stakeholders on the production floor.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% (mostly local).

Plant Manager

  • Location: Stephensville, Wisconsin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560671

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are partnering with them on a Plant Manager opening to be based at their plant to the west of Appleton & Green Bay. This is a very important role for the organization as this site has 500+ union employees with a complex manufacturing process. We are looking for an established Plant Manager who has worked with union production staffs.

Plant Manager Responsibilities

  • The Plant Manager is responsible for all production, quality, service, and safety for the site.
  • The Plant Manager will be responsible for the P&L for the operation. This includes creating budgets and the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly KPIs necessary to meet the business objectives.
  • Leverage a strong knowledge base in BPI/WCOM (Business Process Improvement, World Class Operations Management) to identify improvements.
  • Provide oversight to all Cap-Ex and Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Responsible for all employees in the plant including the hiring, training, development, promotion, disciplinary actions, or terminations as required.
  • Maintain compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Drive adherence to Lean, Six Sigma, ISO, WCM and other manufacturing & quality standards.

Plant Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering, Business, Operations, or a related field.
  • At least 7+ years of experience managing production.
  • Experience leading a union workforce is required.
  • Previous experience as a Plant Manager at a 200+ employee site is required.
  • Any experience with packaging, paper, chemicals, or any continuous manufacturing process is preferred but not required.

Plant Manager

  • Location: Stephensville, Wisconsin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560671

Our client is the #1 company in their industry and we are partnering with them on a Plant Manager opening to be based at their plant to the west of Appleton & Green Bay. This is a very important role for the organization as this site has 500+ union employees with a complex manufacturing process. We are looking for an established Plant Manager who has worked with union production staffs.

Plant Manager Responsibilities

  • The Plant Manager is responsible for all production, quality, service, and safety for the site.
  • The Plant Manager will be responsible for the P&L for the operation. This includes creating budgets and the daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly KPIs necessary to meet the business objectives.
  • Leverage a strong knowledge base in BPI/WCOM (Business Process Improvement, World Class Operations Management) to identify improvements.
  • Provide oversight to all Cap-Ex and Continuous Improvement projects.
  • Responsible for all employees in the plant including the hiring, training, development, promotion, disciplinary actions, or terminations as required.
  • Maintain compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Drive adherence to Lean, Six Sigma, ISO, WCM and other manufacturing & quality standards.

Plant Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor degree in Engineering, Business, Operations, or a related field.
  • At least 7+ years of experience managing production.
  • Experience leading a union workforce is required.
  • Previous experience as a Plant Manager at a 200+ employee site is required.
  • Any experience with packaging, paper, chemicals, or any continuous manufacturing process is preferred but not required.

Manager of HRIS and Compensation

  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560664

Title:  Manager of HRIS and Compensation

Location:  Irvine, CA

ID:  1560664

Role Overview:  The Manager of HRIS and Compensation will be responsible for leading and designing this company's Compensation programs and HRIS systems (SAP SuccessFactors). The position will operate at both the strategic and tactical levels to assess and anticipate compensation and HRIS related needs, recommend solutions and deliver results. Reporting directly into the Senior Director of HR, while managing a team of 4 individual contributors. This role will operate very independently and is highly specialized.

Responsibilities:

  • Own and manage the HR Operations processes and procedures road-map. Perform deep-dive troubleshooting into systems issues and data sets when necessary to identify solutions.
  • Responsible for collaborating with vendor on support, maintenance, patches, enhancements and upgrades.
  • Oversees testing of system for upgrades, and implementation of new system upgrades and interfaces with other systems and locations.
  • Partner with outside vendors to further enhance the HRIS systems and elevate the HR core processes (LMS, Succession Planning, Travel and Expense)
  • Design and build a compensation philosophy and framework that aligns the company’s job families and career progressions including grade levels, salary bands and compensation ranges.
  • Lead and manage the annual compensation process to include salary planning, merit budget, adjustments and promotions
  • Manage the job evaluation process, identifying the appropriate FLSA classification
  • Ensure controls in place to reduce risk and maintain compliance. Track system uptimes
  • Ensure programs to attract, retain, motivate and reward employees while ensuring internal equity and external competitiveness
  • Participate in the annual Radford salary survey and determine other resources to gather benchmark salary data
  • Administer and monitor the systems ensuring confidential and appropriate security and access are in place, maintaining all foundational information, managing data integration and other related tasks.
  • Lead any training efforts needed for system enhancements

Requirements:

  • BA Degree, Master’s preferred
  • Supervisory experience
  • 7 years plus progressive growth and experience in HRIS and/or compensation
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel, proficient in MS PowerPoint and Word
  • Strong quantitative analytical skills, critical thinking
  • Strong project management, organizational and execution skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of organization
  • Team Player
  • Preferred – SAP SuccessFactors & UltiPro
  • CCP Preferred
  • Experience with Radford Surveys

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Linux Admin

  • Location: McLean
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560657

The Linux System Administrator will be responsible for general system administration of Linux servers and MySQL/MariaDB databases, ensuring stability, up time, and security for business critical applications. This includes installation, configuration, optimization, updating, and troubleshooting of the server operating system as well as core applications and services.

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4-year university in Computer Science, Information Science or related technical field
  • Minimum 3 years of Linux system administration – deployment, administration, networking, performance monitoring/tuning, security hardening, troubleshooting and production operations
  • Minimum 3 years of experience administering MySQL/MariaDB
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux: Ubuntu (preferred), SUSE, RedHat, CentOS, Debian, etc.
  • Strong scripting skills in Shell, Perl, and/or Python
  • Proficiency in MySQL/MariaDB database management
  • Experience with replication configuration in MySQL/MariaDB
  • Solid knowledge of protocols such as DNS, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP and SNMP
  • Experience administering core Linux-based applications and services such as Apache, OpenSSH, iptables, LUKS, postfix, etc.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Willingness to work outside of normal business hours when required
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines Preferred
  • Operations experience in 24/7, global system environments
  • Familiarity with VMWare and SAN management and concepts
  • Proficient in writing and optimizing SQL statements
  • Knowledge of PostgreSQL database install, configuration, replication, etc.
  • Understanding of SSL certificate creation, installation, and administration
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and aggressive timelines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate and present technical information in non-technical easy to understand terms
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills including team player that works well with counterparts from various functions/departments
  • Demonstrates self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm
  • Able to clearly and consistently work side-by-side across functions and departments
  • Able to think creatively, technically, and critically. Willing to challenge the status quo, while also fairly evaluating all possible solutions in making technical decisions

 

Attorney

  • Location: Chicago
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560643

Our client, a sophisticated boutique law firm in downtown Chicago, is looking to hire an energetic and self-starter attorney. This firm focuses on serving as general outside counsel to trade associations, professional societies, foundations, certifying boards, charities and other types of not-for-profit organizations. Their practice is varied both in terms of substantive legal issues (e.g., corporate governance, contracts, intellectual property, antitrust, employment) and the industries and professions they represent (from medical professionals to contractors to manufacturing, technology, and other trades). Strong drafting and written and verbal communication skills are a must. Target candidates will have 4+ years of legal experience, an entrepreneurial spirit, a strong work ethic, and a pleasant demeanor.

Product Marketing Director

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560640

Lucas Group has partnered with a fast growing Toy company on a Director of Product Marketing role. Our client has been around for over 20 years now and have established themselves as one of the leading brands in the industry. They go to market by partnering with some of the top national retailers in the country like Walmart, Target and Amazon.

As a result of their tremendous success and growing global presence, our client is adding new layers to their existing leadership structure. The Product Marketing Director will be responsible for overseeing the entire product lifecycle from product inception through launch. You will have complete ownership of a product category and work cross functionally with design, creative, packaging and brand marketing teams to ensure successful product launches. This is a key position in the Brand team and contributes to developing and implementing the company’s strategic business plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Originate new products in concert with customer needs and business model
  • Research and identify gaps in the product portfolio to develop and manage new product roadmaps
  • Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis
  • Work closely with design, sales, creative and packaging teams to ensure a timely product launch
  • Work with the Brand Marketing team on creating the go-to-market strategy
  • Work closely with people at all levels of the organization to maximize growth, development and return on investment of the organization’s product portfolio
  • Monitor and analyze performance of existing products for continual optimization
  • Identify new product, packaging, merchandising trends and business opportunities across the retail landscape

 

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years’ of product development and marketing experience
  • Experience in product management that includes researching, defining, developing, launching, and improving successful consumer goods products
  • Experience developing products in the fast moving consumer goods space is required

Compensation: Competitive Base + Bonus + Benefits package

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Arbitration Paralegal (DC)

  • Location: n/a, Washington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560633

Arbitration Paralegal – Washington, DC

Lucas Group is seeking an Arbitration Paralegal to join an organization that offers a  unique opportunity for those who have an interest in international dispute resolution. The paralegal will have the opportunity to support specialist arbitration lawyers working with premium clients and work on ground-breaking international cases. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Case Management
    • Manage the underlying day to day aspects of the case through the implementation of procedures for maintaining materials/documents received
    • Index and organize materials to upload to database and for eventual review by the associate team
    • Track and manage correspondence on disputes
  • Document Review
    • Work with lawyers and interns to conduct first level review
    • Coordinate and support second level review, typically conducted by attorneys
  • Filings
    • Organize the exhibits that support the written work of attorneys and ensure pre-determined styles are applied consistently across documents
    • Organize the logistics of filings – coordinate the distribution of materials with other support staff to external recipients
  • Hearings
    • Work closely with attorneys on opening/closing presentations
    • Create Power Point documents drawn from written work
    • Ensure materials referred to are available during the hearings
    • Coordinate the logistical arrangements of hearings
      • Negotiate contracts with transcribers
      • Coordinate interpreters and hearing venues, as well as couriering and hard copy production

Requirements:

  • College Degree preferred
  • International travel may be required for hearings
  • Experience working for an international law firm, particularly with exposure to arbitration/litigation teams, is a plus
  • Proven interest in the law, international arbitration and/or dispute resolution
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Service focused and able to deliver first class support to Partners, attorneys and clients. 
  • Self-starter with high levels of energy and drive.
  • Able to work with minimal supervision when required and provide proactive support
  • Additional language skills looked upon favorably (particularly Spanish)
  • Ability to multitask, work to strict deadlines and prioritize responsibilities
  • Excellent attention to detail and able to produce work to the highest standard of accuracy
  • Experience of complex scheduling
  • Technical proficiency in the use software programs (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and office equipment (such as printers, scanners and photocopiers).
  • Experience performing research and document production
  • Specific knowledge of LexisNexis, Westlaw or equivalent would be helpful
  • Some experience of e-discovery or case management databases would be helpful

WHY WORK WITH LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018.

Litigation Paralegal

  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560604

A rapidly growing law firm is seeking two Paralegals to add to their growing Las Vegas office. This opportunity is to work alongside an established Partner and two Case Managers. This is an excellent opportunity for a Paralegal to have great mentoring in a focused practice.

Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Paralegal handling pre-litigation and litigation matters.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Experience preparing court documents.

Payroll Systems Manager

  • Location: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560592

Title: Payroll Systems Manager

Location: Harrisburg, PA

ID:  1560592

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a long time client for a new Payroll Systems Manager role. This person will be a part of the leadership team, reporting directly to the CFO. They will manage a team of 15 and manage all payroll and system functions.

Required Experience:

  • Expert knowledge of ADP (or other HRIS system) system functions
  • Expert at coding, system integration, system testing and reporting
  • Experience setting up and creating processes around payroll processing for 1,000+ employees
  • Experience creating payroll compliance checks and balances
  • Time keeping systems experience required; TimeClock Plus experience preferred
  • Advanced Excel user level
  • Experience processing commissions and/or sales incentives
  • HRIS implementation experience
  • Expense reporting software experience

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Sales Engineer – Aerospace and Industrial

  • Location: Los Angeles , California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560589

Lucas Group has partnered with a leader in machining of precision products, plastics, composites and metallics, for the Aerospace and Industrial markets, operating in Southern California for more than 20 years. The company is considered one of the most cooperative and dependable job shops to work with by their customers. The company has a position available for a Sales Engineer, who wants a rewarding job in the manufacturing industry with a growing company.

  • Target and win new business with both existing and new customers.
  • Identify emerging customers and technologies.
  • Coordinate and follow-up on customer quotations.
  • Maintain and develop customer relationships.
  • Assist the organization in the resolution of problems that impact service to our customers.
  • Act as a champion for customer service within the plant.
  • Project a positive image in support of the Company, our products and our people within the industry.

Qualifications:

  • Engineering or Technical Degree Preferred or Equivalent Industry Experience
  • Proven Record of Generating New Business in an Aerospace or Industrial Environment
  • (5) Years Minimum Experience
  • Knowledge of Plastics and Composites for Aerospace and Industrial End Uses
  • Results-oriented with a passion for quality, service and customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Accountant

  • Location: Boulder, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560585

Lucas Group is partnering with a manufacturing company in Boulder and is seeking an Accountant. This is a contract opportunity beginning as soon as possible, and should last 1 month+.

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, exclusive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in business and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver.

Responsibilities

  • Bank reconciliations
  • Journal entries
  • Account reconciliations
  • Month-end close
  • Ad hoc projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years of corporate accounting experience
  • IFS software experience a plus
  • Manufacturing experience a plus

Senior Director, Human Resources

  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560579

Title: Senior Director, Human Resources

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Reports to: President

ID:  1560579

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading manufacturing company on their search for an HR Director located in Philadelphia. The Senior HR Director will be tasked with driving strategic initiatives, expertise, and insight on a variety of HR functions from performance management to recruitment to safety and training to organizational development and much more. The HR Director will be responsible for partnering with key leadership to implement, develop and administer strategic company-wide policies and initiatives while supporting ~500 employees across multiple states. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Implement and monitor HR policies and procedures in accordance with company goals and objectives
  • Develop and implement the talent management program
  • Ensure compliance of employment laws and policies
  • Coordinate and continue to enhance training, development and succession planning
  • Develop and manage metrics to measure growth and performance
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • 10+ year’s progressive HR experience
  • PHR/SPHR certified

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

 

BU Controller

  • Location: Decatur
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560571

We have been engaged by a $300M manufacturing company in the Atlanta area looking to add a Business Unit Controller to their team. In this role, the Controller will have the ability to build processes and have a high impact to the organization and growth of the company. 
 

Essential Functions

  • Month-end close (preparation of journal entries; review P&L statements for accuracy)
  • Implementing new accounting policies and procedures for new entity
  • Converting cash to GAAP accounting
  • Maintains and balances subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, posting, reconciling transactions; resolving discrepancies
  • Ability to prepare accruals based on actual operational data, such as commissions, product rebates, etc.
  • Posting of payroll entries
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and clear reconciling items in a timely manner
  • Manage fixed assets by recording additions, disposals, and recording depreciation
  • Review Accounts Payable postings and record reclasses as needed

Required

  • BS Degree in Accounting or related field required
  • 4-6 years of accounting experience in a small to mid-sized company
  • Excellent organization, analytical and communication skills
  • Fluent in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with Syspro is a plus

Off-Shift Production Manager

  • Location: New Berlin, Wisconsin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560550

Our client is currently seeking an off-shift Production Manager for their facility in the Milwaukee, WI area. They are a large multi million dollar organization focused in the plastic molding space with a diversified customer base. The company has been in business for over 40 years and are experience rapid growth; currently they have broken ground a new facility to expand their business capabilities. The organization’s focus on continued innovation has secured their place as one of the largest plastic manufacturers in the United States.
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The Production Manager will serve as a coach and leader to drive excellence in our production environment as a supervisor of members on a designated shift and rotation. In support of the company’s quest for innovation, the Production Manager will strive to improve their work, our team, and our environment through genuine leadership, a positive attitude, and open communication, using a safe, practical, hands-on approach to teamwork. This is a Second shift position on our Rotating schedule. Production Manager work 3-4 days per week, leading teams on 12-hour shifts.

Qualifications

• 5+ years’ management experience in a manufacturing environment

• Continuous improvement experience

• Experience in plastic molding ideal

Product Manager – HRIS

  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560541

Lucas Group is looking for Product Manager four our client in the Tampa Bay area. Their team consists of ambitious and passionate individuals that thrive in their relaxed and casual environment.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years of product management experience
  • Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Business Management, Project Management, or related field.
  • Candidates with previous experience working with or in an HR & Payroll system would be best suited for this role
  • Possessing a Project Management and/or Business Systems Analyst Certification is a big plus
  • Experience with VSTS in a big plus

HR Generalist

  • Location: Marina Del Ray, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560537

Title: HR Generalist

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Reports to: President and CEO

ID:  1560537

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with an entertainment organization centered on empowerment, education, equal opportunity and entrepreneurship on their search for an HR Generalist located in Marina Del Rey. This is a true generalist role and excellent opportunity for the right individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment! The HR Generalist who will provide HR support, guidance and advice on a variety of topics from Recruitment to Employee Relations to Benefits and 401k and much more.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Facilitate new hire orientation & on-boarding and process relevant paperwork including prescreening, background checks, new hire paperwork, etc.
  • Implement a 401k plan from the ground up and manage benefits
  • Create and maintain integrity of employee personnel files, retrieve and file documents
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies and procedures
  • Work with managers to develop documentation for employee performance improvements
  • Identify managers hiring needs and assist with sourcing and recruiting efforts
  • Assist with hands-on recruitment process, help develop job descriptions and salary ranges
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years HR Generalist experience
  • Previous entertainment, non-profit, or financial industry experience a plus

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

 

Lead PHP Developer

  • Location: Tampa
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560531

Lucas Group is looking for a  responsible PHP Developer to lead a development team on projects to ensure effectiveness and quality in delivery. 

Requirements:

  • Fluent on building applications in Object Oriented Programming using PHP (Laravel 5+ Framework knowledge preferred)
  • Experience turning product specifications and designs into efficient, usable interfaces using HTML/CSS/JavaScript
  • Experience in an AWS (or similar) cloud based hosting solution is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of relational databases including both SQL and MySQL with understanding of database normalization standards
  • Knowledge of NoSQL or NewSQL welcomed, but not required
  • Fluent knowledge and vast experience of Javascript, specifically the React JS framework
  • Experience working with and implementing microservices architecture, infrastructure security and scalability, with a data integrity and “no-down-time” mentality
  • Version control (Git)
  • Desire to lead / manage web developers and teams.
  • Familiarity with SCRUM / Agile project development
  • 5 years proven experience as a Software Engineer

Controls Engineer

  • Location: Neenah, Wisconsin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560514

Our client, a multi-billion dollar industry leader, has multiple openings for (Project) Controls Engineers for their plant in the Oshkosh/Neenah Wisconsin area. These roles are focused on project management involving updating their machinery and automated systems. The (Project) Controls Engineer will lead several multi-million dollar projects simultaneously. These positions are located at a single plant and will have minimal travel in addition to a strong base salary, bonus, and relocation package (if needed).

(Project) Controls Engineer Responsibilities

  • The (Project) Controls Engineer will identify the scope and concerns of the project. They will also create solutions to define the scope of the project.
  • The (Project) Controls Engineer will create documentation and prepare the engineering package for each project.
  • They will be responsible for purchasing all materials for the project. This will include the review of potential vendors, working with the Purchasing Department, negotiating price, and ensuring delivery.
  • Manage the project cost and scheduling.
  • Work with different employees, managers, vendors, departments, and companies to ensure the project is on schedule, within budget, and meets all safety standards.
  • Oversee the installation process including vendor interaction, checkout, commissioning, and training of employees on the equipment processes and safe operation.

(Project) Controls Engineer Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or equivalent is required.
  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience leading projects in a similarly related environment. More experience is preferred.
  • PLC, HMI, and Power Distribution knowledge is strongly preferred. Allen-Bradley knowledge is a plus but is not required.
  • Previous experience with budgets of at least $250k and up to several million dollars is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to lead projects through the entire life cycle of the project. Able to make decisions using strong technical expertise. Excellent communication ability. Must have high energy and passion for their work who can lead teams and projects successfully.

Accounting or Finance Grad – Contract

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560511

Lucas Group is partnering with a corporation in the North West side of Houston in the search for new graduates to join their payables and receivables department. 

The ideal candidate will have had some exposure to AP and AR via internships or positions worked while attending school, and will have a drive to learn and grow within the organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the day to day processing of invoices within the accounts payable side
  • Send invoices out to clients for services and products rendered (billing)
  • Work closely with the collection representatives to followup on past due items
  • Support the team with other accounting duties including reconciliations of vendor statements and general ledger accounts, and month-end close duties

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Business with focus in Accounting or Finance
  • 0.5-1 year of experience in AP or AR or supporting an accounting department

Vice President of Talent Acquisition

  • Location: Bridgewater Township, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560510

Title: Vice President of Talent Acquisition

Location: Bridgewater Township, NJ

ID:  1560510

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading Financial Services firm on their search for a Vice President of Talent Acquisition. This is a brand new role created due to the growth of the organization! This well-organized, self-motivated individual will serve as the leader of the talent acquisition team and will support every business unit within the organization. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for all aspects of recruitment for a wide range of corporate positions across multiple businesses and locations globally
  • Working closely with business partners to understand their goals and objectives to provide guidance on talent management
  • Oversee communication initiatives and develop key data, metrics and analytics around the recruitment process
  • Develop and execute best practices for performing, screening, interviewing and onboarding
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to develop recruitment strategy and provide accurate job descriptions and salary ranges
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • 10+years of recruiting experience, Financial Services experience preferred
  • Proven ability to recruit in a fast-paced, results oriented environment
  • Experience recruiting across all levels from assistant to C-suite
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

HR Manager

  • Location: Centennial, Colorado
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560486

Title:  HR Manager

Location:  Centennial, CO

ID:  1560486

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a leading hospitality company in Centennial, CO for their search for an HR Manager. The ideal candidate will be coming from the retail, hospitality or sales space supporting multiple states. This candidate will have a major focus on employee relations, training and development, and management coaching. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead and promote HR initiatives and programs that align with corporate goals and values
  • Partner directly with employees on all employee relation issues across the region
  • Coach and mentor leaders and employees
  • Partner with leadership and management teams on programs and initiatives to roll out to the different sites
  • Travel 50% of the time in the region

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience; preferred Bachelor’s Degree
  • HR Certifications preferred
  • Multi-site and multi-state experience required
  • Coming from the retail or hospitality space
  • Previous experience developing training programs

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Manager of Technical Accounting

  • Location: Denver
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560480

Our growing Denver-based Hospitality client is searching for a Manager of Technical Accounting to add to their successful team.  The role will original focus on Revenue Recognition and lease accounting and will morph into M&A support.  This role has very high level exposure to senior leadership.  This group is considered the consulting arm of the parent company.  The ideal background would have 6 to 10 years of Public accounting or public accounting and industry with expertise with publicly traded firms and technical accounting. They would also consider a lighter candidate with exposure to a Big 4 or large regional National office.  If you want a chance to partner with top talent in a growing firm, please reach out for more details.

Business Intelligence Manager

  • Location: Washington, DC, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560477

Summary: A political Data platform firm is currently seeking a Business Intelligence Analyst, a full-time position, that will be responsible for working with the data team to develop various data visualizations.

Reporting: The Business Intelligence Analyst will report to the Director of Business Intelligence.

Responsibilities:

  • Create data visualizations that convey accurate and relevant analysis to non-technical audiences including high level decision makers.
  • Work with the client facing team to ensure all client requests for data visualizations and analysis are met.
  • Manage the business intelligence reporting needs for a specific subset of the firm’s clients.
  • Partner with internal teams to leverage all the firm’s data assets to ensure the highest standards in all reports.

Requirements:

  • Excited about dealing with Data in regards to Political campaigns
  • Experience with Tableau required. PowerBI preferred.
  • Experience using SQL and Excel for data analysis is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced campaign style environment.
  • Passion for working in center-right politics.

AP Specialist

  • Location: DENVER, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560469

Lucas Group is partnering with a national leader in the consumer food products industry and is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist for their corporate office in Denver.  This position will be responsible for processing invoices and vendor payments in a timely and accurate manner.

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, exclusive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in business and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver.

 

Responsibilities

    • Manual entry of invoices
    • Check processing
    • Invoice approval
    • Invoice coding
    • Scanning invoices
    • Assistance with documentation retrieval
    • Administrative support

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years recent full-cycle AP
  • Minimum 2 years exp with high volume processing (1200-1300 per month)
  • High-school diploma required
  • Some college coursework in accounting related field preferred
  • Knowledge of Great Plains accounting software preferred
  • Intermediate MS Office experience (Excel, Outlook)
  • Experience with 10-key
  • Experience processing invoices for multiple locations preferred

Responsible Care/EHS/Quality Manager

  • Location: Plano, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560463

JOB ID:  1560463
Location: Plano, TX

Lucas Group has partnered with a Leading Chemical Manufacturer to identify a Responsible Care Manager who will lead all Responsible Care and Quality Management programs for their Marketing & North American Logistics Teams.  This is a high visibility role that will play an integral part in the success of all North American Operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the Responsible Care Management and Quality Management Systems are fully developed and aligned with appropriate Codes of Practice / company policy and routinely audited to support RC re-verification, including ISO 9001 Quality Standards;
  • Develop and execute the annual Responsible Care plan ensuring needs of both internal and external requirements are successfully met; develop, track and report on agreed Responsible Care KPI’s.
  • Serve as primary contact for regulatory authorities and industry associations as relates to Responsible Care in the US and Canada.
Requirements/Experience:
  • Experience with managing HSE programs in a bulk petrochemical production or storage facility as asset
  • Qualification in auditing techniques for both Responsible Care and ISO 9001 standards; Knowledge of ISO 14001
  • Bachelors Degree in Chemical, Environmental, Safety Engineering, Chemical Engineering

Senior EHS Engineer

  • Location: Garland, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560461

Job ID: 1560461
Location:  Garland, TX

Description:
Lucas Group has partnered with a global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies to identify a Senior EHS Engineer for their Texas Location(s).  The Senior EHS Engineer will play a vital function in helping mitigate risks and implementing key Safety and Regulatory Standards as it pertains to the business's Transportation & Distribution Operation.   

Responsibilities

  • Ensures compliance to hazardous and dangerous goods handling, storage and transportation regulation.
  • Leading or participating in EHS incident investigations and ensuring appropriate communication and tracking items to closure.
  • Leading EHS audits, audit program management or self-assessment standard development

Education/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Safety, Engineering or related field
  • Experience/familiarity with regulations governing the storage, movement and disposal of dangerous goods
  • Experience managing Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Health programs in a Distribution/Warehouse/Transportation Environment

Accounting/Administrative Assistant

  • Location: Englewood, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560456

Lucas Group is partnering with a manufacturer specializing in precision machining and assembly and is seeking a full time Administrative Assistant/Accounting Clerk to join their team. This is a contract to hire opportunity beginning as soon as possible. 

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, exclusive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in business and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver.

Overview

    • Providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office.
    • Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication.
    • Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.
    • Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner.
    • Recording day to day financial transactions and completing the posting process.
    • Verifying that transactions are recorded timely and accurately.
    • Process accounts payable and receivable 

Specific Responsibilities

  • Greeting and directing guests, answering phone inquiries and handling requests or complaints in a professional manner.
  • Process customer orders
  • Send out all customer invoices
  • Handle filing (paper & electronic), data entry, and other general office duties, including, but not limited to:
  • Organizing office areas
  • Ordering/maintaining office supplies, janitorial supplies (Cintas) and vending machine items
  • Photocopy and print out documents on behalf of other colleagues
  • Coordinate repairs to office equipment
  • Receive, sort and distribute mail
  • Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient
  • Maintain computer and manual filling systems
  • Work closely with supply chain regarding vendor questions; resolve discrepancies with, but not limited to, bills and receipts.
  • Light bookkeeping tasks for (3) companies:
  • Prepare and send customer invoices
  • Process vendor bills
  • Prepare and process bank deposits (daily)
  • Reconcile company credit cards
  • Enter vendor bills on a daily basis
  • Printing bills
  • Matching to pack slips and/or purchase orders
  • Entering bills
  • Verifying information in QuickBooks
  • Filing
  • Payroll
  • Verifying employee clock in/out times
  • Preparing pay runs in QuickBooks
  • Prepare ACH deposits and payments
  • Prepare check runs, ACH payments and wire transfers, including matching checks to physical invoices; mailing checks.

Key Skills

    • Strong knowledge of MS Office
    • Knowledge of QuickBooks
    • Excellent communication and administrative skills
    • Exceptional organization and time management skills
    • Ability to meet assigned deadlines
    • Experience with bank reconciliation and tracking credit card transactions
    • Must have intermediate computer skills and be able to understand electronic processing
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts

Call Center Director

  • Location: chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560451

Lucas Group has partnered with a highly regarded national delivery and installation company, committed to customer satisfaction.  With their increase in demand they are opening a new call center in the Great Chicago Area and are looking to add a Call Center Director.

COMPANY

Our client has been offering a variety of options to help deliver, repair, assemble or install a variety of home or office needs.  Their goal is to take the work out of the project and allow you to enjoy the finished product.  With a team of customer service schedulers and safety driven contractors they are poised for growth.    

POSITION SUMMARY

As the Call Center Director you will be expected to develop a team of highly effective customer advocates that are committed to connecting with their customers, actively listening to their needs and schedule them for the best possible time to complete their project.  This will be accomplished through a hands-on leadership style and continued training & coaching.  Tracking of key KPI’s, customer reports and knowledge of the service strategy will be key to long-term success in this role.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of relevant inside sales success
  • 3+ years of leadership experience.
  • Dispatch experience a plus

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Bonus
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life
  • 401K

Senior HR Business Partner

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560443

Title: Senior HR Business Partner

Location:  Boston, MA

ID:  1560443

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a leading consumer products company in their search for a Senior HR Business Partner located in Boston, MA. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual who will serve as an HR partner to various teams, reporting to the Director of HR. This person will be working on an array of HR functions such as employee relations, change management, training and much more. The ideal candidate with have:

  • Develop, implement and administer organization-wide policies and procedures
  • Serve as subject matter expert and ‘go-to’ person for all HR related issues
  • Coordinate HR activities to ensure legal compliance
  • Maintain and promote open communication with all departments
  • Counsel and guide hiring managers and employees on HR and employee relations matters
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ progressive HR experience, 3+ years HRBP/HR Generalist experience
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Senior Accountant

  • Location: Clearwater, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560436

Local Candidates only. No relocation provided

 

Role Objectives:

 

Lucas Group has partnered with our client, a fast growing multi-billion dollar company in the  Tampa/St. Pete area looking for a Senior Accountant/ Accounting Supervisor.  This position will report directly to the Director of Accounting and have responsibility for North America.  This is a fantastic growth opportunity for the right candidate as they are looking due to promotions.      

 

Compensation – $70-80K 

 

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will have demonstrated success working for a mid sized to large organization. 

This is a hands on position responsible for the following:

Develop Monthly Financial Reporting package 

Support and direct workflow of staff of 4.

Process imporvement and an eye for efficiencies

Mentor staff 

Communicate with Sr. Leadership in timely manner

Special Projects

 

Requirements: (these are must have and are non- negotiable unless noted)  

4+ years experience in a mid sized to large organzation

Management experience preferred of people and/or processes

BS/BA degree required

CPA plus

History of process improvement

Ability to navigate and develop relationships in a large organization

Exceptional communications and problem solving skills required

Can do mentaility

 

 

 

This is a full-time, direct hire position.  

 

Lucas Group is a nationwide executive search firm with practice groups across Accounting & Finance, IT, HR, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Logistics, Manufacturing and Military Transition. Please visit us at www.LucasGroup.com.

Sr. Director / Director UI/UX

  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560425

      

Lucas Group is looking for a top Senior Director  / Director of UI/UX.  Applicants must have a track record of successfully designing and delivering software solutions that create differentiation and commercial value.

The role is responsible for driving design standards, and for testing usability and demonstrating practice improvements in workflow efficiency and ease of use.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA required in engineering, psychology, human factors or operations
  • Master’s or PHD in human factors engineering, UI/UX design, Applied Psychology, or Ergonomics desired
  • Experience running the UI/UX design effort of a large-scale, cloud/SaaS-based commercial solutions.
  • Prior experience with leveraging “Big Data” or integrating analytics triggered experiences and mobile interface delivery product would be a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of UI/UX best practices and current trends
  • Passion for design and an eye for quality
  • Deep knowledge of all phases of the UI/UX design lifecycle
  • Adept at working in a fast-paced environment, and able to balance efficiency with quality
  • Experience testing software user interfaces for UI design performance
  • Ability to recruit, evolve and develop a UI/UX team
  • Experience working in agile development environments and with on-shore and off-shore development teams

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Ability to depict design concepts
  • UI/UX design principles, best practices, design award bodies

 

Commercial Litigation Paralegal (Midtown) to 100K

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560365

LITIGATION PARALEGAL- MIDTOWN MANHATTAN/ TIMES SQUARE

 

  • 80-100K base salary plus excellent benefits and many perks.
  • Newer offices, close to train lines and Times Square
  • Supportive, friendly boutique environment
  • Larger firm presence with national reach

 

Seeking Litigation Paralegal with 5-10 years of experience to provide general support to commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice groups:

  • Document Discovery: Organize documents and coordinate document productions.

Conduct the redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Work with Practice Support on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.

  • Depositions: Prepare for and attend deposition proceedings.

Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.

  • Motion Practice.

Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing; Shepardizing/case citations.

  • Court Filings.
    • Work with attorneys to prepare and file court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
    • Bankruptcy filings to include Notices of Appearance, Schedules and Statements of Financial Affairs, Proofs of Claims and Fee Applications (involving reviewing, categorizing, describing and revising attorney time and costs in accordance with local rules).
  • Internal/External Communication: Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.

Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.

  • Trials: Prepare for and attend trials.

Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.

  • Managing Clerk/Court Calendaring Duties.
    • Intake and internal filing of court documents, discovery, and other litigation documents. Calendaring hearings and pleading deadlines, including understanding how to read notices and court pleadings to calculate time limits and deadlines and knowing how to find rules for response deadlines.
    • Working knowledge of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and New York Civil Practice Law and Rules, along with willingness and ability to learn local rules for jurisdictions outside of New York.
    • Review pleadings and motions to assure they conform to rule requirements. File hard-copy papers at court in non-electronic cases. Serve copies on all parties.
    • Monitoring, filing and retrieving of documents and court dockets through Pacer and ECF, distribution of the dockets accordingly, reviewing the dockets for deadlines and hearing dates.
    • Active monitoring of new cases filed in local courts.

 

Please email resume for immediate and confidential consideration to mwolfe@lucasgroup.com  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

LITIGATION PARALEGAL- MIDTOWN MANHATTAN/ TIMES SQUARE

 

  • 80-100K base salary plus excellent benefits and many perks.
  • Newer offices, close to train lines and Times Square
  • Supportive, friendly boutique environment
  • Larger firm presence with national reach

 

Seeking Litigation Paralegal with 5-10 years of experience to provide general support to commercial litigation and bankruptcy practice groups:

  • Document Discovery: Organize documents and coordinate document productions.

Conduct the redaction, duplication and indexing of documents. Set up and maintain files which are organized chronologically, numerically and/or by subject matter. Work with Practice Support on electronic productions. Under the guidance of an attorney, categorize documents by subject matter, prepare a chronology of facts and create production charts.

  • Depositions: Prepare for and attend deposition proceedings.

Under attorney supervision, gather and prepare documents relevant to the deponent, organize exhibits, take notes and handle exhibits during the deposition and digest transcripts to summarize highlights of a proceeding.

  • Motion Practice.

Pull relevant documents, proofread papers, organize exhibits and create document indices in the preparation of motion filing; Shepardizing/case citations.

  • Court Filings.
    • Work with attorneys to prepare and file court documents. Create, bind and distribute both file and courtesy copies. Organize the briefs, exhibits and appendices.
    • Bankruptcy filings to include Notices of Appearance, Schedules and Statements of Financial Affairs, Proofs of Claims and Fee Applications (involving reviewing, categorizing, describing and revising attorney time and costs in accordance with local rules).
  • Internal/External Communication: Act as liaison among various internal departments as well as with outside agencies.

Oversee the progress of documents through litigation support departments, order transcripts from reporting services and fulfill requests from outside counsel and others.

  • Trials: Prepare for and attend trials.

Organize exhibits, files and all other supporting documents, coordinate trial set-up and logistics, assist attorneys in the courtroom by taking notes, handling exhibits, and marking documents referred to by counsel, assist in the preparation of witness testimony and serve as liaison between trial attorneys and in-house staff.

  • Managing Clerk/Court Calendaring Duties.
    • Intake and internal filing of court documents, discovery, and other litigation documents. Calendaring hearings and pleading deadlines, including understanding how to read notices and court pleadings to calculate time limits and deadlines and knowing how to find rules for response deadlines.
    • Working knowledge of Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and New York Civil Practice Law and Rules, along with willingness and ability to learn local rules for jurisdictions outside of New York.
    • Review pleadings and motions to assure they conform to rule requirements. File hard-copy papers at court in non-electronic cases. Serve copies on all parties.
    • Monitoring, filing and retrieving of documents and court dockets through Pacer and ECF, distribution of the dockets accordingly, reviewing the dockets for deadlines and hearing dates.
    • Active monitoring of new cases filed in local courts.

 

Please email resume for immediate and confidential consideration to mwolfe@lucasgroup.com  We look forward to hearing from you!

 

HR Manager

  • Location: West Hartford, Connecticut
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560351

Title:  HR Manager

Location:  West Hartford, CT

ID:  1560351

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with one of the premier consulting firms in New England on their search for an HR Manager to support their people operations and HR team.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with executive leadership, managers and employees to drive all aspects of HR
  • Support client groups in Talent & Leadership Development, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Engagement & Retention, and Learning & Development
  • Manage a small team of HR professionals, and collaborate with CHRO on various projects
  • Collaborate with CHRO and lead team to establish new and improve current processes, determine best practices and maintain compliance amidst rapid growth

Requirements:

  • BA degree and at least 5 Years of HR Experience
  • Management experience with at least one direct report
  • Experience working in professional services ideal
  • Ability to communicate confidently with executive leadership
  • Passion for people and creating a best place to work

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

HR Leader, Shared Services

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560349

Title:  HR Leader, Shared Services

ID:  1560349

Location: Washington, DC

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a public relations firm in their search for their HR Leader, Shared Services. This is a highly visible role that reports into the COO and partners with senior leadership across their 8 locations. Here, you’ll be leading a small team and the strategic and day-to-day initiatives in benefits, compensation, policies & procedures, and employee & labor relations. This is a chance to be part of and continue to build an exciting and innovate culture that values their HR team.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategy, manage implementation and oversee administration of personnel policies and procedures, including the Employee Handbook.
  • Develop strategy and oversee the administration of the firm’s compensation and benefits programs.
  • Manage discipline process and advise management in appropriate resolution of employee relations, in conjunction with the People Area.
  • Identify legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensure policies, procedures and reporting are in compliance.
  • Prepare and manage human resources annual operations plan and budget.
  • Manage contracts with outside suppliers providing employee services.
  • Coordinate supervision and anti-harassment trainings.

Required:

  • Bachelor's degree and at least seven years of human resources experience; HR Certifications strong preferred.
  • Working knowledge and strategic approach to the principles and practices of human resources operations.
  • Demonstrated experience working with legal counsel and advising supervisors to ensure compliance and best practices when managing sensitive work situations.
  • Experience proposing and analyzing team budgets, negotiating benefit contracts and limited scope audits.
  • Experience managing discipline processes.
  • Acute attention to detail—you don’t drop the ball and are always up-to-date with all new state and workplace legislations.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Lab Technician/Designer

  • Location: Ball Ground, Georgia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560346

Lucas Group has partnered with a Growing Medical Device company in North Atlanta for a Lab Technician with a background in Testing, and New Product Development. 

The position is a hand on role with design, and fabricating fixtures.  If you love prototyping and design this is a role for you.

Daily Duties:

  • Conduct Experience on new products and components
  • Design new products using Solidworks
  • Fabricated Test Fixtures, prepare and conduct bench and field tests
  • Analyze data
  • Test and Validation of the product and documentation
  • Technical Writing

 

Inside Sales Manager

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560345

Lucas Group has partnered with one of the largest and fastest growing Environmental Solutions Company.  With this growth comes the need for highly skilled leadership and they are in the market for an Insides Sales Manager in the Phoenix market.

COMPANY

Our client has been offering a variety of options within the waste and environmental services space focusing on state of the art systems and processes.  With over 15 million direct customers, plus operation partners, recycling facilities and energy based production projects they are poised for continued growth.    

POSITION SUMMARY

As the Manager of Inside Sales you will be expected to develop a team of highly effective customer advocates that are committed to connecting with their customers, actively listening to their needs and capable of presenting the best solution of service options.  This will be accomplished through a hands-on leadership style and continued training & coaching.  Tracking of key KPI’s, customer reports and knowledge of the service strategy will be key to long-term success in this role.

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of relevant inside sales success
  • 3+ years of leadership experience.
  • BA preferred but work experience is sufficient

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Bonus
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life
  • 401K & Stock Purchase Plan

Plant Manager (Food)

  • Location: Franklin Park, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560343

Our client is in hyper-growth mode and an up-and-comer in the food/nutrition industry.  They recently opened a ~200,000 square foot facility in the Chicagoland area and partnering with us to find their next Plant Manager.

The Plant Manager will oversee all operations to ensure both operational and financial goals of the organization.  He/She will oversee a team of functional leaders that includes quality, supply chain, maintenance, safety & production.  Outside of day-to-day oversight, the Plant Manager will also be responsible with executing strategic initiatives; increasing production capacity & flexibility, minimizing unnecessary costs & waste as well as continuously advancing quality standards.

Qualifications

  • 4-year degree is mandatory (Engineering or Business Management highly preferred)
  • 5+ years’ progressive industry experience within food manufacturing or food packaging required
  • 5+ years’ experience as a plant manager
  • Ability to create accountability and proven team building experience
  • Experience with OSHA best practices

Workforce Management Manager

  • Location: Philadelphia , Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560331

The Lucas Group has been working with one of the highest ranked insurance companies that has earned their accolades through quality customer service and cost effective product offerings.   They are in the market for a skilled Manager of Workforce Management in the Greater Philadelphia market.

COMPANY

Our client has been in the insurance space for over 100 years offering commercial and residential options for their members.  They started to expand their footprint in the north east region in 2018 and have a road map to double their size in the space by 2020 while maintaining their #1 ranking in the industry.  In order to achieve this growth the need to expand on their Workforce Management team by adding an established leader.

POSITION SUMMARY

As the Manager of Workforce Management you own the day to day workforce operations, including demand forecasting, headcount scheduling, utilization metrics and overall operational efficiencies. Leading a small team you will partner with the Executive Leadership to identify staffing needs and technology advancements.  There are about 200 agents on the phone across 2 centers but the company is growing rapidly and expects that number to triple over the next 12-24 months.

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of relevant workforce management experience
  • 5+ years of demand forecasting experience within a call center environment.
  • 3+ years of leadership experience.
  • BA preferred but work experience is sufficient

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + PTO  
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life
  • 401K

HR Generalist | Office Administrator

  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560317

Title:  HR Generalist / Office Administrator

Location:  San Francisco, CA

ID:  1560317

Role Overview:  Lucas Group is partnered with large international law firm. They are seeking an experienced HR Generalist/Office Administrator in their San Francisco office. This position will be part of our team of attorneys, paralegals and support staff providing a high level of service to both internal and external clients.  This is a full-time, regular position with generous benefits.

This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day HR support and office management. There is no HR Manager in the San Francisco office so this will be the only support.  Will work with the Human Resources Department in North Carolina and Atlanta to assure the appropriate interpretation and implementation of firm policies and procedures; additionally will work closely with other directors and managers to ensure the firm’s vision and values are achieved.

The HR/Office Administrator is responsible for the overall administrative management of the assigned office overseeing human resources, facility operations, and general management.

Human Resources Management:

  • Responsible for recruitment and selection of staff employees.
  • Responsible for the orientation, training, and development of staff employees.
  • Provides support and assistance related to attorney recruitment
  • Coordinates the staff performance evaluation process for respective office.
  • Manages employee relations effort including motivation, counseling, discipline, and terminations.
  • Responsible for the evaluation of organization effectiveness and resource allocation.
  • Ensures collection and submission of all personnel data records and performance/employment documentation
  • Other staff management functions as designated

Financial Management:

  • Coordinates annual budget formulation of operating and capital expense budgets.
  • Manages budget variance analysis and cost control.
  • Assists with client accounting including collections, tracking and reporting hours, billings, accounts receivable, cash receipts, and related data, from firm to invoice level.
  • Responsible for check approval and signing and petty cash review; assistance with banking and trust accounting issues.
  • Works with Operations leadership to negotiate vendor contracts.

Facilities Management:

  • Working with Operations leadership, coordinates office lease, design, construction, renovation, maintenance, and moves.
  • Negotiates and makes changes to facilities management contract, as needed/requested.
  • Working with Operations, researches, negotiates, and approves purchase and/or lease of office equipment, as needed/requested.
  • Manages administrative services including reception, mail, fax, supplies, and messengers.
  • Coordinates with landlord/tenant related to billing issue, and communications.
  • Provides oversight of the maintenance of the physical location, owned or leased.
  • Provides oversight of inventory control of physical assets, including furniture, library inventory, records, etc.
  • Ensures a safe and healthy working environment for all personnel and visitors.

General Administration:

  • Local level policies and procedures interpretation and implementation.
  • Information management including automation, records administration, and telecommunications.
  • Identifies and analyzes issue and changes in human resources, financial management, operations and management.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Required:

    • A bachelor’s degree in a related field
    • 5+ years of administrative, supervisory experience
    • PHR or SPHR Certification preferred
    • Prior knowledge and experience dealing with Human Resources issues
    • Would prefer someone out of a legal, professional services or financial institution
    • Must possess leadership abilities necessary to:
      • Analyze data and make recommendations
      • Be loyal to the interests of the firm
      • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency when responding
      • Facilitate a team-player attitude
    • A cooperative, enthusiastic, team-player attitude.
    • Ability to perform well under pressure.
    • Strong sense of courtesy and customer service in relations with others.
    • Initiative and responsibility in the area of assigned work.
    • Must possess the abilities to: objectively coach employees and manage through complex, and difficult employee relations issues;
    • Abilities to research and analyze various types of data information; and to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues using sound judgment that is consistent with firm standards, policies and procedures.
    • Should be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
    • Must possess excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively at all levels of firm’s structure.
    • Availability to work scheduled hours and additional hours as required by business need.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Paralegal

  • Location: Wilmington, Delaware
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560292

Highly Experienced Real Estate Paralegal needed for Wilmington, Delaware law firm. Exceptional 6 Figure Income, Signing Bonus, Paid Relocation offered for paralegal with real estate transactions experience.  You would be a highly regarded integral part of the team working on substantive residential and commercial projects.  

Director of Marketing & Communications

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560287

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Director of Marketing & Communications to add as a key member of our client’s team in Atlanta.

Do you love a great brand? Are you enamored with brands that are so true, so distinctive that you can see it in everything they do? Do you believe a strong brand first starts with culture, and that what we do and say internally is as important as what we communicate to our customers and out in our markets? Are you obsessed with the customer and always looking for how to increase their loyalty? Then this may be the perfect job for you!

As the Director of Marketing & Communications you will be creating and implementing strategies that increase brand awareness and marketplace awareness of our services, including customer and revenue growth, developing a customer experience strategy and programs that help build loyalty, and increase customer retention.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Lead strategic development of brand marketing plan and calendar to increase brand relevance, drive customer growth, and create interest/excitement for the brand in the markets the Company serves.

· Provide vision, leadership, planning, and management for the development of the Company’s marketing strategies and campaigns to increase share of customers, in the markets served.

· Monitor and analyze performance of marketing initiatives for continual optimization.

· Manage creative agencies to develop and execute marketing and PR plans & programs.

· Lead all media planning and strategy for both traditional and digital media.

· Manage and develop the Company’s online assets to ensure they are maximizing customer acquisition.

· Provide leadership for the planning and execution of all Corporate Communications.

· Lead communication team responsible for developing the company’s content strategy and all customer communications.

· Develop, execute, and manage PR and social media strategies, goals, objectives, and initiatives.

· Develop strategic and creative solutions to communication challenges to ensure key messages are effectively shared with appropriate external and internal audiences.

· Evaluate and recommend strategies and technologies that can improve the Customer Experience (CX) and/or Operational Efficiencies across the organization.

· Evaluate and recommend pricing, products and services to ensure the Company is competitive in marketplace and maximizing revenue while minimizing customer attrition risks.

· Leverage data, customer insights, and competitive/market research to identify and prioritize areas of opportunity where changes to technology, processes and/or business rules would improve the customer experience.

· Lead the development of customer lifetime value modeling, customer targeting and segmentation.

· Proactively reports results, trends and program/product improvement opportunities.

· Develop and manage a strong team through the hiring of diverse and skilled talent, strong performance management and personnel development, and clear goal setting and results tracking.

· Oversee people, processes and programs across the team to ensure talent for current and future needs by providing operational, functional, and technical leadership.

· Attract, retain, and develop highly effective professionals and support staff.

· Cultivate a bench of leadership and talent to deliver results and support future growth.

REQUIREMENTS

· Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.

· 8+ years of experience in B2C marketing / marketing communications.

· 4+ years of experience managing people with the ability to foster a team dynamic with clearly defined roles. Should have experience managing team members unique needs, individual goals, improvement plans, and conflict resolution.

· Strong and proven competencies in the areas of microeconomics, marketing, advertising, technology, and budgeting as well as experience managing traditional and digital advertising agencies.

· Creative individual with experience in the creative process, including development of campaigns across a variety of mediums.

· Innovative thinker with the ability to challenge the status quo and offer creative solutions to solve problems.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

This Director of Marketing & Communications requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. If you like new challenges every day and are charged up by a fast paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.                      

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Human Resources Specialist – Contract

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560256

Title: Human Resources Specialist – Contract

Location: Houston, TX

ID: 1560256

Role Overview: This person will be responsible for providing analytical support and participating in collaborative discussions with both employees and management particularly in general Human Resources and recruitment

Experience & Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of HR experiences in Oil & Gas Company
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required
  • Legally allowed to work in the US
  • Bilingual (English – Korean)
  • Payroll and HR accounting experience is a MUST
  • Proficiency with ADP, SAP a plus
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communications skills as well as skills in facilitation, including senior leader audiences

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 

  • Assist with all HR inquiries and audits
  • Provide administrative/clerical support including payroll and reconciliation
  • Plan and execute special projects under direction and review as assigned by Manager
  • Identify process improvements to current processes and procedures; creating process map and written processes to reduce inefficiencies in current systems
  • Process payroll
  • Recommend and implement new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department
  • Manage recruiting life cycle: sourcing resumes, conducting phone interviews, scheduling interviews, tracking and reporting on candidates and interview data
  • Manage candidates though the application process: administer appropriate testing, conduct background investigations, and perform reference checks if necessary
  • Propose and participate in ongoing best practices and improvements to our current recruitment efforts
  • Provide consultative driven recruiting initiatives including candidate sourcing, screening and assessment, research, market intelligence and end user advisement
  • Deliver full life-cycle recruiting and staffing process management, including the management of job descriptions and job postings
  • Coordinate job offers and on boarding with the Human Resources Team
  • Ensure compliance with company process and legal standards, process, review, and document employee compliance paperwork
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Familiarity with a Human Resource Information System (HRIS)
  • Ability to use Adobe
  • Broad understanding of consultation, ethical Practice, global & cultural awareness
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Skills in Relationship Management
  • Ability to travel frequently
  • Ability to adapt in an environment with constantly shifting priorities
  • Strong communication and customer service skills, required
  • Ability to prioritize and to manage multiple, simultaneous and at times, competing deliverables
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to change
  • Ability to influence and gain commitment and trust from senior level executives
  • Ability to comprehend and assimilate complex business processes
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving and innovation skills

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Senior HR Generalist – Contract

  • Location: Portland, Oregon
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560248

Title:  Senior HR Generalist – Contract

Length of Assignment: 6 Months

Location: Portland, OR and Salem, OR

ID:  1560248

Role Overview: Lucas Group is partnered with an organization on their search for a Senior HR Generalist for their plant facility in the Portland, Oregon and Salem, Oregon areas.

This strategic thinking individual will serve as a true business partner to the leadership team while driving employee engagement initiatives and strategies. This individual will implement human resources policies, programs and services, including recruitment, selection, retention, legal compliance, negotiations with Unions, employee relations, employee benefits, employment practices and procedures, and employee communications.

Serve as an internal consultant to facility management team, supervisors and employees on personnel issues that affect performance and business relationships while fostering a workplace environment consistent with the values and mission outlined by leadership of the organization.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Lead and promote HR initiatives and programs that align with corporate goals and values
  • Function as a change agent, driving and implementing HR initiatives that focus on enhancing the business
  • Create and lead strategies to support and enable a positive work environment
  • Oversee performance management and succession planning programs
  • Works with Operations Manager and other members of the management in recommending new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvements in efficiency of various departments and services performed.
  • Ensures uniform compliance with personnel policies by managing and reviewing all discipline, investigations, and workers compensation claims while reporting findings to Operations Manager and involving Human Resources Management when necessary.
  • Responsible for managing overall performance, management and people planning, and employee engagement efforts.
  • Conducts recruitment effort for all exempt and nonexempt personnel to fill various job openings. Reviews job applications and interviews applicants to match experience with specific job related requirements.
  • Responsible for compliance with Federal and State legislation pertaining to all personnel and payroll matters and communicating those changes to appropriate staff.
  • Develops and administers various human resources plans and procedures for facility; monitoring to ensure proper implementation and interpretation.
  • Oversees personnel record keeping related to new hire, employee review, promotions, transfers, employee benefits, separations and exit interviews.
  • Maintains working relationship with Union officials and adheres to terms of labor contract by ensuring day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, hours, and working conditions.
  • Maintains working relationship with Union officials and adheres to terms of labor contract by ensuring day-to-day implementation of policies concerning wages, hours, and working conditions.
  • Represents management in investigating, answering, and settling grievances, by arranging and scheduling grievance hearings between union personnel, supervisor and the Management team.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3-5 years of experience in the Human Resources field
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Experience in negotiations with Union representatives and Union contracts
  • Experience in administering employee benefits & knowledge of payroll procedures required
  • Experience in labor relations
  • Experience in coordinating and administering employee training, talent assessment & succession planning required
  • Experience in Leave Management is a must-have
  • Experience in Investigations, Employee Relations is a must-have
  • Experience in Recruiting is also a must-have for this role

Knowledge and Skill Level:

  • Ability to objectively coach employees and management through complex, difficult, and emotional issues.
  • Considerable knowledge of principles and practices of personnel administration, payroll, employee benefits and safety.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to observe confidentiality.
  • Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues by using judgment that is in consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures and regulation or government law.
  • Knowledge of employment law and other government compliance regulations.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Territory Sales Rep

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560243

TERRITORY SALES REP
Worldwide Manufacturer

‘Home office – work from home’ (Preferably live in the Greater Los Angeles area)

Territory is Los Angeles Area to San Diego.

  • This is a growth position as there is too much business
  • We are looking for an aggressive ‘HUNTER’ individual who can also Account Manage current clients
  • Base salary + bonuses

IMPORTANT – This position is with the ‘Bearings’ Division which is the oldest within the company so your knowledge in the 'bearing industry' is very desirable.

You will sell to Industrial OEM Groups like Manufacturers for companies that make the likes of cranes, gearboxes, construction and agriculture equipment etc. (You will not be selling to distributors)

Manage a portfolio of assigned customers and partners, develop new business from existing clients and actively seek new opportunities.

Job Functions

  • Generates interest and development of new large OEM customers
  • Initiates customer visits, presentations and promotional activities
  • Establish and maintain various key contacts to senior and executive level contacts at major OEMSs
  • Prepare / execute forecasts, business plans, territory call plans, etc.
  • Provide quotations, commercial information, delivery information, etc.
  • Coordinate projects by communicating with all involved
  • Provide communications as required to customers
  • Plan, schedule and coordinate new potential customer meetings, new project opportunity reviews, presentations and proposals

Jira

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560224

A NYC based organization are in the advertising and media space. They are looking for a Jira Administrator to join their team immediately.

This Jira Administrator will help the team to ensure they are using Jira for its full functionality. The initial part of the role will be analyzing how Jira is currently used, followed by making recommendations. Will need to be involved in implementing these recommendations. Jira Administrator may need to help set up additional functionality.

Skills

  • 3+ years’ experience with Jira
  • Ability to review how Jira is being used and document findings
  • Experience making recommendations on Jira usage and how to improve.
  • Candidate must have gone further than simply using Jira as a tool
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work quickly and independently with minimum supervision.
  • Experience with QA would be beneficial 

UX Developer

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560220

A unique and exciting organization are disrupting aspects of their industry. They are looking for a skilled UX Developer to join their Design team. This UX Developer will work with a talented, existing team of 4 UI Designers to help implement strong processes and structure to work being done.

This UX Developer will help guide this team to better understand how to work successfully together by implementing a more process-driven approach. UX Developer will also create detailed user journeys and a detailed workflow model. This UX Developer should have an aptitude for leadership as this role could grow into a full leader role. This UX developer will be responsible for conducting user research, creating wireframes and designs, and ultimately aligning user behavior to actions that drive results.

Required Skills

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a UX Developer position.
  • Proven track record of building and designing B2B Systems, platforms and projects.
  • Experience working with wireframes, designs and driving results around UX.
  • Must have worked in detail with creating user journeys and workflow models.
  • Ability to help implement a more structured, process-driven approach to working habits.
  • Should have worked in multiple industries and an ability to learn unique aspects to a client quickly.
  • Experience with InVision and Photoshop as well as other tools.

Additional Skills

  • Experience with working in an Agile environment
  • JIRA or Confluence experience
  • Media or Ad Tech industry experience

 

Business Analyst

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560219

A unique, exciting client are hiring a Business Analyst to join their project team. You will work independently and report directly to the project manager. Your main tasks will include performing detailed requirements analysis and documenting processes as well as evaluating business processes, anticipating requirements and uncovering areas for improvement.

 

To succeed in this role you should have a natural analytical way of thinking and be able to gather, evaluate and document requirements successfully. This Business Analyst must be self-motivated and be able to work successfully with limited direction.

Required Skills

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Business analysis
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • The ability to work with a range of business professionals at different levels of seniority and technical experience.
  • Experience to create requirement documents and conduct user interviews.
  • Excellent documentation skills.
  • The ability to influence stakeholders and work closely with them to determine acceptable solutions.
  • Fundamental analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Experience creating detailed reports and giving presentations.
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Additional Skills

  • Experience with working in an Agile environment
  • JIRA or Confluence experience
  • Media or Ad Tech industry experience

 

Project Manager

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560217

A unique and exciting organization are disrupting aspects of their industry. They are seeking a skilled IT project manager to join our growing team. In this position, you will be responsible for helping a talented team create and implement a structured and process-driven approach to their work in the Software Development Lifecycle.

This IT Project Manager will focus on organizing many aspects of technical projects and ensuring that all members of the operating team work efficiently. The ability to influence the team to set and meet project deadlines is vital. You should have an aptitude for critical thinking, attention to detail organization, and overall team leadership.

Required Skills

  • 10+ years working successfully in any function within the SDLC.
  • 5+ Project Management experience.
  • Strong track record of implementing a structured, process-driven approach to work and ensuring that an existing team is able to adhere to that process.
  • Develop and maintain information technology plans and road maps, which outline project status individual tasks, milestones, completion estimates, and resource allocation
  • Inspect projects for quality assurance
  • Ensure customer satisfaction through post-project debrief with clients
  • Document all estimates, project statuses, and project completion paperwork

Additional Skills

  • Agile / Scrum Master experience
  • Stakeholder Management experience
  • PMP or other Project Management certifications
  • Media or Ad Tech industry experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Resources Business Partner

  • Location: Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560204

Title: Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Lebanon, PA

Industry: Manufacturing and Distribution

Occupational Category: Human Resources

Position Level: HR Business Partner

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Employment Type: Full Time

ID:  1560204

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with an industry leading company in the global manufacturing space on their search for a dynamic and engaging HR Business Partner. The HRBP will manage the day-to-day administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs in addition to leading and driving HR solutions to employees at a brand new facility, which is standing up now!

The incumbent HRBP will build strong relationships with executive leaders and team members to assist and advise on Human Resources issues. This individual will lead and coordinate Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes safety, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or related field required (Master’s preferred.)
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • 8-10+ years of HR Generalist experience within a distribution or high speed manufacturing facility preferred
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to translate HR knowledge into valuable recommendations and solutions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

Responsibilities:

  • Outreach, recruitment and retention
  • Performance management
  • Organization development
  • Talent and succession planning processes
  • Employee orientation, training and development; off-boarding
  • Employee relations
  • Travel to and support for remote facilities

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com

 

 

Senior Accounting Manager

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560186

Lucas Group has been engaged by our client, to identify a Senior Manager of Accounting.

Some of the duties include:

  • This individual will oversee month close and consolidated financial reporting, general accounting, and inter-company reconciliations.
  • They will manage the monthly and quarterly internal reporting and prepare the analysis of variances for executive management team
  • Research technical accounting issues and ensure compliance with  GAAP guidelines

EXPERIENCE

  • A degree in Accounting
  • CPA or MBA
  • A minimum of  10+years of accounting experience
  • Technically strong in GAAP, including familiarity with ASC 606 & 842
  • Experienced with process improvement, including redesign and optimization
  • Manufacturing experience is preferred
  • SAP experience is a plus
#1560186

 

Attorney – Menlo Park

  • Location: menlo park, New York
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560182

SECONDMENT ATTORNEY – MENLO PARK (TECHNOLOGY TRANSACTIONS)

 

40 HOURS/ WEEK FOR 9 -12 MONTHS

 

URGENT REQUEST- START AS SOON AS WEEK OF MAY 13TH

 

Senior-level secondee attorney to support a major work stream from a corporate client located in Menlo Park, CA.

 

  • The attorney would be working on site with our client who has significant global presence. They may be working alongside outside counsel who are handling matters for the client.
  • The work would focus on supporting matters in the areas of advertising and marketing law
  • Candidates should also have experience in technology transactions, handling software or cloud licensing matters
  • Candidates with previous experience in-house or large law experience would be ideal
  • We would prefer senior-level candidates with 7+ years of experience, as the environment is very fast-paced and the secondee will have to work with little supervision and would need to be comfortable turning around work under time pressure.
  • The candidate must be available to work on-site in the client’s office in Menlo Park.
  • The ideal candidate would be available full-time (40 hours a week)
  • We’re anticipating a 9-12 month duration, with potential to extend based on performance and work load. There is a possibility of an ongoing engagement with client depending on the success of the initial engagement.

 

Attorney

  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560149

Great expansion opportunity exists within a Baltimore firm's thriving Estates & Trusts practice.  Qualifications range from an LLM in tax to junior or mid-level experience with estate planning. 
Compensation includes comprehensive benefits, competitive compensation with annual bonus, and a professional and friendly work environment.  

Director of IT Operations (Confidential Search)

  • Location: Tampa Bay, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560110

Directs and coordinates the efficient operation of the company’s network, servers, databases, datacom/telecom equipment, PCs, help desk and other IT equipment. Leads and manages the IT Help Desk support team responsible for monitoring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting end user and network hardware and software problems. Provides leadership regarding the installation, maintenance, and reliability of IT hardware and software.  Ensures the security and integrity of networks and systems. Plays a lead role in ensuring compliance with relevant regulations such as PCI and SOX at all locations.  Directs and coordinates IT Operations projects according to goals and time frames established by the Vice President of Technology.

 

Ensures that project, support, & operational goals are accomplished by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Deploy operational standards for infrastructure (HW and SW) deployments, monitoring, and asset management
  • Designs, manages, and monitors wide area and cloud based network architecture
  • Designs, manages, and monitors technology packages for all sites/locations
  • Designs, manages, and monitors all daily backup and recovery solutions and strategies
  • Oversee administration, maintenance, and configuration of all database environments, cloud based services, and virtualization platforms
  • Oversee administration, maintenance, setup, configuration, and troubleshooting of all servers, network equipment, and monitoring systems
  • Responds to the IT operations needs of all locations while interacting with team members regarding production issues in order to drive the team towards timely recovery and resolution
  • Manages security audits, SOX compliance, periodic PCI reviews and closes out any open items in a timely manner
  • Leads and manages the IT Support team responsible for monitoring, diagnosing, and troubleshooting end user and network hardware and software problems
  • Partners with the VP of Information Technology to design and manage disaster recovery and business continuity strategies and solutions
  • Owns and elevates service delivery for end user support
  • Other duties as assigned or as the situation dictates

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with Access Control Systems: Ability to develop and use access controls to prevent unauthorized access, modification, disclosure, misuse, manipulation, or destruction of systems, networks, applications and data
  • Experience with Network Infrastructure: Ability to design, implement and document network systems to meet the current and future needs for operations
  • Experience with Server Infrastructure: Ability to design, implement and document server systems to meet the current and future needs including central directory services and virtualized platforms. Incorporate storage technologies to enable core business applications to be optimized and scalable
  • Experience with Compliance Management: Ability to plan, assess, monitor, deploy and report the state of compliance and any required mitigation and remediation activities (e.g., PCI, SOX, Data Privacy, etc.)
  • Experience with Help Desk Support & Service: Ability to lead and provide timely technical support to users, restore service and/or identify and resolve problems
  • Experience with Monitoring Platforms: Ability to manage regular monitoring of platform and system activities, isolating problems and determining their cause. Gather data to forecast future technology needs and trends

 

FP & A Manager

  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560099

Finance Manager
 

Overview

  • Support the Company’s monthly forecast process; including preparing inputs and drivers for the Corporate Model, performing actual vs forecast variance analyses, and preparing monthly reports for senior management
  • • Provide analytical and presentation support for the Company’s Annual Operating and 4-Year plans, monthly forecasting and quarterly earnings processes
  • Evaluate the Company's financial results and provide support for the preparation of materials related to the monthly management meetings, quarterly earnings calls and Board of Director meetings
  • Develop and analyze financial budgets and forecasts in the areas of revenue, expenses, and earnings based on past, present, and expected future operations. Create financial models and analyses. Lead budgeting and forecasting for capital expenditures for the organization and coordinate business cases and requests
  • Prepare deliverables for the quarterly earnings call, including Division presentations, CFO call prep and CFO Q&A
  • Prepare and maintain various financial models for internal budgets and forecasts
  • Liaison with other functional teams such as, accounting, treasury and tax departments to gather and analyze forecast assumptions
  • Perform various ad-hoc projects and financial analysis as needed

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics, Math or related field
  • 5-8 years of experience in FP&A, or other relevant FP&A fields (direct experience considered in lieu of overall business experience)
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills with exceptional attention to detail and quality
  • • Solid understanding of key accounting and corporate finance principles
  • Extensive financial modeling experience
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and proficient with PowerPoint
  • Be able to demonstrate teamwork, leadership and the ability to handle a range of responsibilities in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Solid interpersonal and verbal written communication

Director of Plant Operations

  • Location: Vernon, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560096

DIRECTOR OF PLANT OPERATIONS:

 Objectives:

The Director of Plant Operations is responsible for the day to day of the plant manufacturing  tasks and will oversee all operations in related departments including Production, Packaging, Sanitation, Quality and Safety, Maintenance and Warehouse,

 

Job Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Develop, implement and set policies and procedures needed in the plant and ensure continuous follow through of all set policies.   
  • Lead department heads to meet and exceed company objectives in areas of safety, quality, efficiency, labor costs, production costs, production yields, with reduction in overall downtime and reduction in waste, production scheduling , sanitation, and continuous employee training
  • Must be a hands on leader and provide direct leadership and training to all department heads.
  • Must be present on the floor and lead by example, have firsthand-knowledge, able to communicate and solve problem effectively.     
  • Ensure compliance with all safety, GMPs, regulatory and company policies.
  • Oversee the coordination and scheduling of all departments to meet production demand.
  • Must provide daily email reports to upper management on plant daily production, report any issues and provide solutions and steps taken to correct the problem.  
  • Support all departments to meet production goals effectively and efficiently

 

Skills, and Experience

  • Excellent communication skills with focus on solving conflict and meeting objectives. 
  • Promote Team Work – exhibit objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed;.
  • Detail oriented, demonstrates attention to details in all areas. 
  • Leadership  experience, inspires, teach and  motivate others to perform effectively;  build respect, and trust and among teams;
  • Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
  • Management Skills – Includes his team in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; takes responsibility for subordinates' activities; Makes self-available to team members;  Provide guidance sand regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates' skills and encourages growth;

Quality Management – continuously improve and promote

Staff Accountant

  • Location: Broomfield, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560080

Lucas Group is partnering with one of the world’s largest independent renewable energy companies which is active in onshore and offshore wind, solar, energy storage, transmission and distribution. We are looking for a Staff Accountant to join their team via contract to hire employment.

 

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, exclusive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.
Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in business and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver.

 

Position Summary

  • This position will provide GL and operational support for the Accounting department. Duties will include the evaluation and recording of transactions to the GL as necessary to ensure the financials, internal reporting, and external reporting are complete and accurate. Further, this position is responsible for reconciliations, deposits, accruals, routine entries, month-end close entries, audit support, and reviewing various reporting.
  • Support and / or participate on special projects as assigned.
  • Account for all intercompany transactions with parent company as well as construction subsidiary.
  • Opportunity to grow with a fast-growing international company in the renewables industry performing various tasks across many business aspects including renewables development and construction.
  • The above is not all inclusive. Searching for a well-rounded candidate ready to grow and expand their accounting knowledge and skills. Position is established for a strong staff accountant. Lots of growth potential as the right candidate learns the business, displays excellence performance, and continuous to develop technical capabilities.

 

Specific Duties

  • Facilitate the month-end close process by preparing journal entries, reviewing and completing all assigned month-end functions.
  • Work with construction subsidiary on intercompany monthly invoicing and record related entries.
  • Work with parent company on intercompany invoicing and record related entries.
  • Perform reconciliations and maintain documentation related to balance sheet accounts.
  • Review of incoming deposits, including researching proper coding, compiling support, and recording to the general ledger.
  • Evaluate transactions and record to the GL as necessary to ensure the financials and trial balance are accurate and complete.
  • As assigned, responsible for researching, producing, reviewing, analyzing, and issuing periodic reports on general business activity.
  • Compiling, reconciling, and invoicing intercompany activities.
  • Assist with preparation of both consolidated and stand-alone financial statements, including preparation of related footnotes and disclosures.
  • Review, analyze, and re-class P&L activity to ensure an accurate Income Statement.
  • Compile, review, and record AR for various business groups.
  • Assist team in process documentation
  • Assist team in systems implementations and data integrity
  • Projects as assigned by the Accounting Manager and other team leads within the accounting and finance team.

 

 

 

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, specially Excel including the use of pivot tables. Experience with ERP or Reporting Systems a plus
  • Detailed oriented
  • Prioritization and time management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Team player
  • Clearly express information via schedules, tables, charts and commentary to superiors or management
  • Ability to manage under tight deadlines and handle multiple complex tasks in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Self-directed individual who enjoys learning and receiving coaching
  • Current knowledge of GAAP or IFRS
  • Experience with ERP systems is preferable

 

Qualifications

  • Degree focusing in Accounting or Finance
  • 1 to 3 years of accounting experience

 

Procurement Specialist

  • Location: Roselle , Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560065

Our client is an aggressive leader within their industry and currently expanding their business.  We are currently partnering with them in their search for an ambitious Buyer to add to their Supply Chain team.

This newly created position will be responsible for scheduling, BoMs and creating purchase orders.  He/She must have the versatility to handle many on-going projects simultaneously so attention to detail is extremely important to succeed in this position. Everything this organization does revolves around their customers’ ongoing needs, therefore everything this person is tasked with should result in a positive impact.

Requirements:

• Prior experience in a procurement or purchasing/buyer role

• Fact-based and data-driven with high attention to deal

• Excellent time management skills with the ability to multi-task

Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Roselle , Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560064

Our client is an aggressive leader within their industry and currently expanding their business.  This company offers "cradle-to-grave" engineering solutions for control systems – they already serve in over 20 different industries and are looking to add Top-Tier Engineering talent that will continue the upward momentum of this organization. This Engineer will act as the conduit between the Application Sales Engineers and the production floor advising on matters of design, cost, components, drawings and implementation.

Requirements:

  • Completed Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2+ years of related work experience in power and/or process equipment controls
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks

Sr. Financial Analyst

  • Location: Denver
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560054

If you are a strong Analyst looking to join a team focused on making a positive impact to the business, this could be an ideal role.  We have placed over 10 people with this successful, growing client.  The ideal background will have 4 to 5 years of FP&A, but can consider a driven lighter candidate. Strong Excel and ability to communicate effectively at multiple levels will help this person be successful!  

Senior Account Executive

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560049

Senior Account Executive

Southern California

 

Best in class Chemical Distributor is looking for a Senior Account Executive that would be responsible for representing their CASE Specialty Chemical product line (heavy coatings experience preferred). In this position you will be responsible for creating territory planning plans, grow existing client business as well as new client development.

 

Highlights of responsibilities:

  • Ideal candidate will have 8+ years in Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Elastomers (CASE) Specialty Chemicals across a broad range of industries.
  • Ideal candidate will have a strong background in account planning and a hunter’s mentality in order to utilize their network and product knowledge (heavy coatings) in order to grow revenue / profitability and bring value to their clients.
  • Must have chemical sales experience in this region. Distribution or Manufacturing experience is highly preferred.  

This highly respected has outstanding compensation, benefits and reputation in the market and will work with a seasoned and dynamic team in a fast pace and respectful work environment.

 

Please send all resumes and inquires to gwood@lucasgroup.com!

Executive Search Consultant – Human Resources Practice

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560048

Executive Search Consultant – Human Resources Practice

Lucas Group is a Forbes Top 10 ranked executive search firm with 300 associates across 15 regional offices.

  • Flexible, Empowering, Inclusive and Fun culture
  • Finished 2018 with the highest yearly revenue in our 48 year history
  • Average recruiter tenure of 4.8 years
  • Best training and mentor program in the business
  • LinkedIn Recruiter seat along with other advanced resources & tools
  • 40-60% commission – Uncapped – Our top associates make $250-500,000 per year
  • Strong benefits with a 10% 401k match, profit sharing and much more
  • Career growth opportunities

In this role, you will run a full desk – meaning that you will be responsible to bring in new business, manage existing accounts and manage the full recruitment life-cycle from intake, research, interviews, offer negotiation and closing deals.

You will join a local team of 6, and a national team of 60+ Executive Search Consultants and Partners across the country. Join us on the journey to become the most dominant HR search firm in the United States.

The successful candidate should have 5-12 years of professional experience. Prior executive search experience preferred, but will also consider candidates with a background in general talent acquisition, sales or consulting.

You should be a highly motivated self-starter with strong communication skills and a passion for business.
 


Title: Executive Search Consultant – Human Resources Practice
Location: Chicago, IL
ID: 0560048
Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Cad Drafter

  • Location: Alpharetta, Georgia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1560034

Lucas Group has partnered with a Manufacturing in Alpharetta area that is looking for a drafter with experience in Autocad to do modification of drawing and redlines.

This  is a 3 month plus contract.

Additional Skills needed:
1. Minimum  1  year experience 
2. Autocad is a must
3. Civil 3d or Inventor plus
4. Redlines and Modification of drawing. 

If  you are interested please respond to this email with a word copy of your resume
Lucas Group has partnered with a Manufacturing in Alpharetta area that is looking for a drafter with experience in Autocad to do modification of drawing and redlines.

This  is a 3 month plus contract.

Additional Skills needed:
1. Minimum  1  year experience 
2. Autocad is a must
3. Civil 3d or Inventor plus
4. Redlines and Modification of drawing. 

If  you are interested please respond to this email with a word copy of your resume

Accountant

  • Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560031

Title: Accountant

Location: Cincinnati, 45202

Position Level: Staff

Relocation: No

Travel: 0%

Role Overview:

Lucas Group has been engaged by a long-time, established client in Downtown Cincinnati that is seeking an Accountant. As the Accountant you will be responsible for month-end close, journal entries, account reconciliations, ad-hoc analysis, special projects and more. You will work directly with Management and assist on additional duties. Our client offers a solid benefits package and PAID PARKING!

Compensation: $50K to $55K

Requirements:

  • BA in Accounting – Open to Associates with Applicable Experience
  • 2+ years of Accounting Experience
  • Experience with month-end close, account reconciliations, ad-hoc analysis
  • Solid systems skills, including Excel

 

 


Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

ID: 1560031

Manager of Compensation

  • Location: Santa Clarita, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560007

Title:  Manager of Compensation

Location:  Santa Clarita, CA

ID:  1560007

Role Overview:  Exclusive Manager of Compensation role with a valued client in the Santa Clarita area. Our client is looking for strong Compensation talent to lead the charge in developing a foundation for compensation, both nationally and globally.  Must have experience developing compensation programs of all sorts, strong HRIS knowledge, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment.  The client values those with solid work tenure, at least six years of compensation experience, a collaborative team player and someone who can elevate their current compensation structure to the next level.

Those who want a challenge, be a true change agent and make a difference that has a huge impact on this mid-size company should reach out.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Partner with HR Business Partners and business leaders to drive and ensure the success of global compensation planning programs and initiatives (e.g., merit, bonus, equity)
  • Playing multiple roles in the creation of new programs including designer, consultant, administrator and team member
  • Partner with HRIS team to design, implement and maintain compensation planning software
  • Support the development of job descriptions and assess FLSA standards and compliance
  • Compensation program governance with regards to corporate requirements and legal regulations
  • Support and develop communications of pay programs and reward initiatives
  • Create scalable model that will enable routine review of market compensation
  • Liaise with multiple groups on various compensation issues. (groups may include finance, international partners, legal, and other teams within the company)
  • Perform ad hoc analysis and planning to address business needs and continuously improve our compensation programs and processes
  • Present leader and collaborator

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Solutions and service-oriented, with an emphasis on creativity and relationships
  • A team player, who is willing to do what it takes to get the job done
  • Proven organizational skills with attention to detail and the ability to prioritize
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced, entrepreneurial, continually changing and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply information of the marketplace, developments and trends related to the Human Resources (HR) functions in various environments
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws and ability to advise on laws and regulations affecting HR practices
  • Knowledge of and ability to design, implement and evaluate compensation programs, policies and processes within an organization
  • Knowledge of salary planning tools and methods, job evaluation techniques, and market salary trends; ability to design and implement salary programs
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Ability to analyze complex data
  • Knowledge of incentive planning tools, techniques and procedures; ability to develop and implement incentive and rewards programs
  • Ability to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution
  • Experience configuring and implementing compensation planning software
  • Ability to travel as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree economics, finance, human resources or other related area or equivalent in related field and/ or substantive experience in compensation management.
  • 6 + years of progressive experience in compensation in global organizations.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Training Manager

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560006

Title: Training Manager
Location: Houston, TX
ID: 1560006

Role Overview: The Training Manager will drive the training and development of employees including the research, development and implementation of training programs associated with key strategies. This Leader will develop programs that support succession planning objectives and foster a highly efficient organization.

  • Knowledge of instructional design and analytical and organizational skills
  • Verbal and written skills, facilitation skills, training skills
  • Four to six years business training experience, including two years training management experience
  • Knowledge of Organizational Development theory, preferred
  • Professional certification in one or more HR elements a plus

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, coordinates, implements and delivers and evaluates training programs for all levels of staff to support their competency in areas that are critical to the organization.
  • Seeks to improve the T & D methods and delivery processes and monitors training quality.
  • Establishes training standards and provides quality assurance for training activities conducted by other departments in the organization
  • Provides coaching, facilitation, team development, process reengineering and organizational development services in order to implement organization improvement initiatives and assure alignment with the organizations strategic plans.
  • Plan and manage and monitor training budget ($125K for F17)
  • Works with Director of HR to leverage existing diagnostic tools including Employee Engagement Survey
  • Works with Director of HR on Executive Training and Development and participates in annual Leadership Retreat
  • Works with HR Team to ensure highest quality on-boarding processes
  • Manage the work of outside consultants when used
  • Assists in other areas of HR as assigned

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in education or human relations or equivalent experience

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Territory Sales Manager – CO – UT

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1560001

Territory Sales Manager– Mountain West (CO &  UT)

Lucas Group has partnered with a reputable company that has been making professional workwear for over 50 years. Today they are one of the leading producers of heavy working clothes.

COMPANY

Our client is an international organization has been manufacturing top quality work and safety clothing worldwide for over 50 years. They have been in the US for over 10 years and their business is steadily growing. They have an excellent reputation for quality, innovation and customer service and it has been a key to their success. They are making a huge push to expand their business in the US and need more feet on the ground to do so.

POSITION SUMMARY

As the territory manager you will be responsible for all sales related functions within the Colorado and Utah geographic region. In this case it will be the Mountain West Region. You will have the opportunity to develop long term relationships with |General Contractors, site superintendents, Construction companies, dealers and distributors to help advance the brand and grow revenue in this territory. You will get all the tools and training needed to be successful.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or related field is strongly preferred( comparable professional experience will be considered)
  • 2+ years sales experience
  • Valid Driver’s License – No DUI/ Driving Infractions
  • Independently motivated, organized and disciplined( Home office remote role)
  • Goals and results driven –
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

PRIMARY LOCATION
United States – Greater Denver, CO area

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Quarterly Bonuses
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life.
  • Paid time off
  • Company car and phone

Project Manager – Construction

  • Location: St. Louis, Missouri
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559998

Senior Project Manager/ Project Manager- Construction

Lucas Group has partnered with a reputable and growing Construction company that has a need for a Project Manager and Senior Project Manager due to that growth.

Company

Our client is a stable and continually growing Construction company/builder that started in St. Louis and is now doing projects in 4 states. They have built a reputation in the commercial side for not only delivering a quality product but on time and budget consistently for their clientele. This has created the ongoing need to find quality Project managers to lead these multimillion dollar, high end projects for them

Position Summary

As the Sr Project or Project Manager for this organization. You will have the opportunity to work with Superintendents, Architects and ownership of very high end community based projects and manage the process from conception to completion. This position will play a key role by managing multiple projects at one time and have the opportunity to support this company’s growth and develop your career path with them at the same time. Business has never been better and a steady flow of projects to work on will not be an issue.

Skills/Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years as PM in commercial construction over multimillion dollar projects
  • BS in  Engineering, construction or related field
  • Strong knowledge of building code requirements, OSHA and other regulatory and compliance measures
  • Ability to lead a team(s), build teams, manage resources, cost estimating and knowledge of all construction trades.
  • Excellent problem solving and decision making, and scheduling expertise
  • High integrity, multi-tasker who is team oriented
  • Proficient with construction software

Primary Location

St Louis, MO

Compensation/Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental, 401K
  • Great company culture

Outside Sales Rep

  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1559925

Lucas Group is excited to be a partner to leading company in the home, commercial, and RV improvement industries.

COMPANY

Our client has been manufacturing and selling Roller Shades for RV’s, homes and businesses for over 30 years. This are a market leader that has grown dramatically every year, and are the innovative leader in the industry. We are looking for a Territory Sales Rep with the Hunter mentality to grow their footprint in the DFW region.

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a brand new territory, so the world is your oyster and you can create the blueprint as you go along. As the Territory Manager you will be responsible for all sales related functions within the DFW MetroPlex. You will have the opportunity to develop long term relationships with commercial and residential property owners, providing them the best in rolling shades. If you have experience selling in the construction, industrial, or building materials spaces, this is a great opportunity for you.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3+ years sales experience
  • Independently motivated and disciplined
  • Goals and results driven

PRIMARY LOCATION

United States – Dallas/Fort Worth

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Generous Base Salary + Commission
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life
  • Cell phone and mileage

Attorney Recruiting Assistant (4 Temporary Positions in California)

  • Location: California
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559918

4 Attorney Recruiting Assistants Needed! Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Palo Alto.

Excellent opportunity to build your resume with a global law firm name. 
 

Position starts May 14, 2019 and is expected to last 6 months.

Recruiting Assistant responsibilities: 

  1. temporary employee will assist with administrative items related to special projects during our summer programs. Meeting scheduling, calendar maintenance, and expense report processing are also a core part of this position. The employee may assist with greeting and escorting candidates during the interview process. The ideal candidate would have strong administrative, project coordination, communication skills (written and verbal), and an excellent command of MS PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook. Flexibility, adaptability, and agility are among the keys to success in this role. Candidate will work closely with, and report to, the Attorney Recruiting Manager.

Qualifications:

  • At least 1-2 years of solid administrative experience in an office or law firm environment strongly preferred.
  • Self-starter, energetic, detailed oriented, extremely organized and efficient.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as strong interpersonal skills.
  • High level of client service and follow-up skills in a fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Proactive and able to work well in a team environment.
  • Excellent command of MS PowerPoint and Excel, and intermediate knowledge of Outlook and Word.
  • Familiarity with Taleo applicant tracking system is a plus.
  • All applicants must be willing to work overtime as needed.
  • College degree strongly preferred but not required.
  • No planned vacation/time off (in the next 3 months)

 

Business Development Exec – Government

  • Location: Bay Area, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559900

Business Developer– Government Sector

Lucas Group has been retained by a well-established, reputable, growing and well-funded organization that provides services to local, city and state municipalities. This position is being added due to companies’ aggressive growth plan.

Company

Our client has been building their business and reputation since the early `1990’s. Starting as a small Mom and Pop service provider, they have grown from 5 employees to 1800 and expect to be at 3500 in the next 18 months. They are one of the fastest growing providers of community development solutions in the private sector, partnering with over 800 communities throughout the country and are well on pace to double that number in the next year and a half. This position covers the California territory and can be worked remotely if needed.

Position Summary

As a Business Development Representative, you will be developing and cultivating relationships with government municipalities at all levels from city to county to state level throughout the California territory This position will be a combination of bringing in new accounts as well as upselling their current client relationships on the vast array of services they provide in the construction, building and zone planning fire prevention, Inspections and code enforcement. This is a terrific opportunity for the person who has sold into the Public Sector and wants to take their career to the next level with an established yet growing organization.

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Strong Base Salary + lucrative Commission plan
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life. 401K plus match
  • Company vehicle

My name is Sharon Jochens and I’m an Executive Search Consultant. I’ve been retained by a 25+ year old organization that is adding a Business Developer for their Government Sector. 

Our client is one of the fastest growing providers of community development solutions in the private sector, partnering with over 600 communities throughout the country and are well on pace to double that number in the next year and a half.

As a Business Development Representative, you will be developing and cultivating relationships with government municipalities at all levels from city to county to state level throughout South East Territory (NC, SC, TN, and GA). This position will be a combination of bringing in new accounts and developing  their current client relationships; building the vast array of services they provide in the construction, building and zone planning fire prevention, Inspections and code enforcement.

I'd like to connect live and share more details about this amazing opportunity.

Let me know some good days/times and your number and I’ll call you.

Warm Regards,

 

Content Media Marketer

  • Location: Tampa, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559896

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented, driven and creative Content Media Marketer for our client’s team in Tampa.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Work with other members of the marketing team to develop the creative element of marketing communication concepts, campaigns, and collateral.

· Draft and edit copy for social media, ads, blog posts, guest posts, reports, press releases, speech delivery, educational seminars, newsletters and a range of other communication materials.

· Writes copy to expand web site content.

· Assists in content distribution.

· Collaborates with web developer, marketing team and other professionals on large- and small-scale projects.

· Conduct high-quality research and writing for a range of campaigns including printed literature, direct mail, emails, SMS, and web.

· Edits and proofreads copy as needed.

· Manages workflow to meet deadlines for print and online projects.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or a related field is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in content development is required.
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Experience with content management systems.
  • Experience with blogs and various social media applications.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%.

This Content Media Marketer requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. If having a core impact on a mission and values-based organization that is literally saving lives excites you then we would love to hear from you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume and writing portfolio to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Controller

  • Location: Atlanta
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559892

Company: Boutique law firm

Position: Controller

Salary: $70-80k

Job Description:

  • This Controller will be responsible for all of our accounting to include banking, reconciliations, reporting, real estate closings, GL entries, budgeting, etc. 
  • Operations of the general finance area, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and General Ledger
  • Banking oversight to include bank deposits and account reconciliation
  • Month-end/year-end reporting, budget preparation and monitoring
  • Escrow account transactions to include real estate disbursements and wire activity monitoring.
  • They use TAB software

 

Credentials:

  • Industry – Law or professional services firm
  • Degree in Accounting
  • Financial reporting experience
  • Experience with a small to mid-size firm
  • TABS experience is a plus

Legal Recruitment Coordinator – Hudson Yards

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559888

LEGAL RECRUITING COORDINATOR – HUDSON YARDS

World – renowned law firm with new offices in Hudson Yards!

Excellent and rare opportunity to join a top tier in-house legal recruiting team!

Candidates must have a minimum of two (2) years of recruiting experience in the Legal or Professional Services industries, and a Bachelors Degree is required.

Duties will include:

  • Data entry and maintenance of data in the LawCruit, Workday and ViRecruit databases
  • Assist in the planning and execution of the Summer Associate Program
  • Assist in the recruitment of both law school students and lateral associate attorneys
  • Perform clerical functions such as making travel arrangements, processing expense reports, and preparing correspondence
  • Processing new hire and benefits paperwork.
  • In order to be successful in this role, candidates must have the ability to maintain absolute confidentiality regarding discussions, records, files, documents and information.
  • The Coordinator must also be able to independently prioritize and manage multiple tasks while satisfactorily meeting deadlines and desired outcomes.
  • Professional presentation and demeanor is required at all times
  • The ideal candidate will have strong MS office skills, extraordinary attention to detail, and excellent oral and written communication skills.

Music Licensing Attorney (Contract)

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559887

Copyrights / Music Licensing Counsel – Long-term interim project (in house)

Renowned, historical and classic NY venue seeking the assistance of an experienced music licensing attorney on a long-term consultative basis. 

Project will involve sporadic hours and a varied workload. Ideal position for an attorney who is self- employed and not seeking full-time, predictable hours.

Most or all of the work will be performed onsite with the legal team in Midtown. Will also interface with outside counsel as needed. 

Project will involve assisting legal team with clearance needs for music, retrieving agreements in archives, reviewing content and rights, obtaining releases, performing research behind the clearances to determine who the copyright holder is, etc.

Hourly rate of pay 65-75/Hr DOE. 

Work is expected to commence in May and last for 9-12 months, sporadically. 

Please email your resume to lzullo@lucasgroup.com for immediate, confidential consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

New Business Development / Executive Recruiter

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559867

Denver's Premier Recruiting Firm

Lucas Group is one of the top search firms in the country and we are actively looking to hire a New Business Development Manager / Executive Recruiter to join our Denver Human Resources Executive Search team.

As a member of Lucas Group’s Human Resources Practice Group, you will be joining a highly successful, award-winning team to build and extend client relationships in all areas of HR while also placing top talent with these clients. We have a cooperative and inclusive culture and our HR search team is one of the fastest growing and most successful in our organization – we are the largest contingency HR search practice in the country and we are dominating the industry from coast to coast.

This is a phenomenal opportunity for an executive recruiter who wants to take their career to the next level by working alongside some of the best recruiters in the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive new business with existing customers and prospects and develop relationships with other Lucas Group search consultants by working with them to grow business with key customer accounts
  • Consult with clients to scope search projects by obtaining information that clearly defines the specifics of the job including the responsibilities, requirements, compensation, company culture and desired outcomes
  • Lead and develop comprehensive targeted recruitment strategies, in tandem with other Search Consultants, for qualified candidates via heavy cold calling and direct sourcing, database mining, client referrals and networking
  • Manage recruitment life-cycle from search kick-off through completion

Required Skills and Experience

  • 2 to 8 years plus of sales or business development experience in any industry where building relationships over the phone and driving sales is a key focus and a core competency
  • Strong business acumen and ability to quickly learn about different business environments and cultures by asking the right questions and listening
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and take a project from start to finish
  • Consultative mindset and ability to anticipate client needs
  • Self-initiative along with the ability to respond quickly to client requests
  • Data driven and detailed oriented with an outgoing personality and drive to make a lot of phone calls to management professionals
  • Bachelor's degree is preferred

Title: New Business Development / Executive Recruiter

Company: Lucas Group

Location: Denver, CO

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Controller

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559861

Our Client is a manufacturer and machining company  producing high-performance specialty parts for the energy, defense, aerospace, and heavy industrial industries.  We have been engaged on a newly created position for a Controller in their Houston, Corporate offices. 

Controller

This key position will be responsible for all financial and accounting related functions of the company.  Work with all levels of leadership to improve margins and reduce costs through various reporting, analysis and improvement areas.

Responsibilities:

  • Accounting – Month end close, financial statement development & communication, financial & metric analysis/reporting, budgeting, bank relations & reporting, audits, payroll, AlP, AIR
  • Banking – Bank relations & reporting, on-line ACH payments and customer deposits, check approval and signing, monthly borrowing base reporting, quarterly compliance certificate, equipment financing
  • Administration –  Manager health Insurance, 401K, general & business insurance
  • Management – Oversight for Finance/Accounting and Information Technology resources
  • Human Resources – Work with HR support on payroll and all other employee related items
  • Manufacturing/Cost Accounting – Manufacturing analysis, evaluate and update OH/Burden rates, Job/product cost analysis. Detailed manufacturing cost accounting along with regional service and distribution center accounting
  • Leadership – Focus on development, implementation and communication of strategic plans and vision

 

Intial Key Initiatives:

  • Evaluate need for new MPR/ERP/Accounting system
  • Automate Inventory including develop/ and implement perpetual inventory system and Inventory reporting system
  • Develop/update financial reporting package and operating data,  including frequency of reporting 
  • Develop KPI reporting in conjunction with operations and management team
Qualifications:

  • Degree in Accounting, prefer advanced degree
  • CPA and/or MBA
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Manufacturing, Standard Cost Accounting 
  • High energy, creative, collaborative problem solver, entrepreneurial attitude, thrives in a fast paced culture
#1559861

Director of Workforce Management

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559796

Lucas Group has partnered with a growing technology services company with a focus on customer service and call center outsourcing located in Phoenix, AZ to identify and hire a Director of Workforce Management.

COMPANY
Our client has been servicing customers as a go to outsourced customers service solution for more than 25 years. Over the last 3 years they have more than tripled in size in revenue, headcount and total customers. They have built a proven model that allows a small business to improve its brand and increase sales by never missing a call at a fraction of the cost of a full time employee. They have acquired 2 competitors recently and have a roadmap to triple in size again over the next 5 years. With this growth they are hiring a Director of Workforce Management.

POSITION SUMMARY
As the Director of Workforce Management you own the day to day workforce operations, including demand forecasting, headcount scheduling, utilization metrics and overall operational efficiencies. Leading a small team you will partner with the Director of Operations for each center to ensure accuracy around all areas of planning and forecasting. There are about 200 agents on the phone across 4 centers but the company is growing rapidly and expects that number to double over the next 12-24 months.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of relevant workforce management experience
  • 5+ years of demand forecasting experience within a call center environment.
  • 2+ years of leadership experience.
  • BA preferred but work experience is sufficient

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Bonus
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, life.

Director of Human Resources

  • Location: Riverhead, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559790

Title:  Director of Human Resources

Location:  Riverhead, NY

ID:  1559790

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a family-owned distribution company on their search for a Director of Human Resources. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual who will serve as an HR expert and provide day to day HR support, guidance and advice on a variety of HR functions from employee engagement to recruitment, retention, benefits and much more.

This individual will also partner closely with the CEO on implementing new policies and initiatives as their first senior level HR employee. The role will be highly strategic and hands on, overseeing a small team and multi-sites. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Champion the company’s culture & employee happiness
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Lead everything people through extreme growth period
  • Administration of benefits – 401k, FSA, ESOP, medical and dental insurance, worker’s compensation
  • Take over administration of company manual
  • Create structure of annual performance reviews
  • Develop, implement and administer organization-wide policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 7-10+ years progressive HR experience with an emphasis on employee engagement
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Inside Sales Manager

  • Location: Haltom City, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559756

Lucas Group is excited to be a partner with a leader in the global water technology industry. Water technology is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide, and our client is at the forefront.

COMPANY

Our client has been manufacturing and selling multiple types of water filtration systems, water softeners, along with many other technologies for home and business for over 100 years in over 70 countries. They take pride not only the continued improvements in their processes and manufacturing capabilities, but in their people.

POSITION SUMMARY

As the Inside Sales Manager you will be responsible for mentoring, training, and developing the call center sales staff while delivering on all sales goals. You will work in partnership with, and support a positive relationship with product development, manufacturing, HR, and finance among others. You will be responsible for the day to day operations of the call center while achieving the highest levels of customer service as well as growing revenues through superior salesmanship.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, related experience taken into consideration
  • 3+ years sales and call center management experience
  • 4+ years direct to consumer phone sales
  • Able to be flexible and multitask
  • Independently motivated and disciplined
  • Goals and results driven

PRIMARY LOCATION
United States – DFW, Texas

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Bonus
  • Insurance – medical, dental, vision, 401k.
  • Paid time off

Design Egnineer

  • Location: Sarasota, , Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559729

The Lucas Group has partnered with a client in Central Florida that is looking for a Senior Design Engineer with a background in design and continuous improvement of hydraulic valves. 

Responsibilities

  • Submit and carry out Engineering Change Requests (ECRs) effective and efficiently
  • Work with customers, distributors, and  integrators,
  • Drive the project management of new applications from initial conception to final commissioning
  • Prepare and deliver presentations at reviews and meetings
  • Meet strategic targets for sales, profitability, and quality of design

Qualifications

  • Prefer ten (10) years of proven experience in the design and support of hydraulic valves
  • Knowledge of hydraulic valves, sub plate mounted and stackable mobile sectional valves, as well as, a solid understanding of hydraulic components, circuits and systems
  • A concrete understanding of GD&T standards and best practices
  • Understanding of 6 Sigma principles
  • Hands-on capability to carry through the complete project from conception to final sign-off by the customer
  • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechatronics is highly preferred

Sr. Technical Recruiter

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559722

Title:  Sr. Technical Recruiter

Location:  Houston, TX

ID:  1559722

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a growing technology company on their search for a Sr. Technical Recruiter. This role will cover recruiting for all US locations and specifically focus on higher level, niche technology roles. The ideal candidate will have experience recruiting for IT professionals and enjoy the technology space.

General Duties:

  • Oversee the recruiting process from start to finish to include; sourcing, screening, background checks, and offer letters
  • Collaborate with hiring managers
  • Offer insight and ideas on process improvement

General Requirements:

  • 4+ years technical recruiting
  • Corporate recruiting experience strongly preferred
  • Keen understanding and liking for technology
  • Strong personable skills
  • Strong collaborator

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Inside Business Development Manager

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559718

World class Electric Utility Company is looking for a Business Development Manager in retail sales that will be responsible for sales and marketing campaigns in creating sales opportunities to acquire new accounts.

 

Highlights of responsibilities:

  • Ideal candidate will have electric utility experience in the north eastern part of the US and exceptional commutation skills in order to convey customer value statements.
  • Must have the ability to build relationships in order to create conversations that allow you to analyze current usage in order to look for opportunities that will allow you to provide value driven alternatives as a service provider.
  • Strong negotiation experience that will allow you to analyze and propose these alternatives in order to acquire new customers.

This is a highly respected company that has a very attractive compensation plan and benefits. Excellent reputation in the market and will work with a dynamic team in a fast pace and respectful work environment.

 

Please send all resumes and inquires to gwood@lucasgroup.com!

Payroll Leader

  • Location: Cypress, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559717

Title:  Payroll Leader

Location:  Cypress, TX

ID:  1559717

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a multinational organization on their search for a strategic Payroll Leader. This person will be responsible a large team and oversee payroll for US operations. The ideal candidate will have a strategic, process improvement mindset and be prepared to be the subject matter expert for this department.

General Duties:

  • Be strategic leader for payroll operations for the US
  • Identify areas of improvement and create plans around executing those improvements
  • Work collaboratively with company leaders and managers
  • Be the subject matter expert for payroll matters
  • Responsibility for SOX controls
  • Partner with global payroll teams

General Requirements:

  • Degree required, graduate degree highly preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience
  • Industry experience to include manufacturing, warehousing, or another blue collar industry
  • Technology driven
  • Workday

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com

Manufacturing Engineering & Quality Engineering Manager

  • Location: Wood Dale, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559702

Our client is an industry leader in providing coding, printing, and marking solutions on a global scale and part of a global family of companies owned by a Fortune 500 innovative science & technology organization. We are working with them on a Manufacturing Engineering & Quality Engineering Manager opening to be based in the Chicago metro.

Our client is looking for someone to lead both their Manufacturing & Quality Engineering teams. We are seeking someone who has a desire to move into higher level roles down the road like Operations Director, Plant Manager, or Value Stream Director. More of the focus will be on the Manufacturing Engineering side to help them drive CI projects and Kaizen events. The Quality team has their own Supervisor so the quality side will be more strategic than tactical. This role offers a strong base salary, annual bonus, comprehensive benefit package, and an organizational commitment to providing advancement opportunities to their employees.

Manufacturing Engineering & Quality Engineering Manager Responsibilities

  • Lead all aspects of the Quality & Manufacturing Engineering teams to achieve world class levels of product quality and manufacturing processes.
  • Drive a culture of Continuous Improvement by leveraging tools including Daily Management, 5S, Value Stream Mapping, TPI, and Standard Work.
  • Lead Lean Manufacturing efforts to improve standard work efficiency and improving quality.
  • Improve quality management tools such as 8D, DMAIC, SPC, DFMEA, Control Plans, Error Proofing, PFMEA, and corrective action.
  • Ensure compliance of the Quality program with ISO standards as well as all company & customer specifications.
  • Provide oversight to kaizens to verify results are sustainable long-term.

Manufacturing Engineering & Quality Engineering Manager Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Management, or a related field is required.
  • Any Master’s degree, Six Sigma certifications, or ASQ certifications is highly preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience leading manufacturing and/or quality teams within a production environment.
  • Demonstrable success in leading Lean or Six Sigma tool & technique implementations.
  • Experience implementing & maintaining ISO 9001 certification.

Senior HR Director

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559698

Title:  Senior HR Director
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Reports to: CFO
ID:  1559698
Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading, healthcare technology company on their search for a Senior HR Director located in Los Angeles. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual in this newly created role due to the growth of the organization!
The Sr. HR Director will build and lead the HR function as a strategic and empathetic leader in this organization. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead HR for a population that is largely remote
  • Recruitment and hiring
  • Benefits
  • Take on a true leadership role to build the human resources function in a working manager role
  • Organizational development

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from reputable college
  • Experience in similar environment/start up: healthcare or technology (prefer both)
  • Experience leading a large decentralized / remote workforce
  • 10+ years in an HR leadership role
  • Strong level of emotional intelligence

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

HR Analytics Manager

  • Location: Lexington, Kentucky
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559678

Title:  HR Analytics Manager

Location:  Lexington, KY

ID:  1559678

Relocation: No

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a high growth organization in the agriculture manufacturing space on a HR Analytics Manager search. Reporting into the Head of Human Resources, this individual will be responsible owning all reporting and applying data with associated recommendations to the human resources department and the organization as they work towards their goal of improving employee performance while generating the best return on investment.
Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Energetic personality to add to existing culture at the organization (a very fast growing company in an entrepreneurial type environment)
  • 5+ years of analytics experience (preferably supporting human resources)
  • Expert level Excel skills
  • Proven ability to create dashboards and complex reporting tools
  • HRIS experience with Paycor preferred

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com

Total Rewards Manager

  • Location: Lexington , Kentucky
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559675

Title:  Total Rewards Manager

Location:  Lexington, KY

ID:  1559675

Relocation: No

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a high growth company with the agriculture manufacturing space on a Total Rewards search. Reporting into the Head of Human Resources, this individual will be responsible for creating the compensation framework for the company from scratch. The Total Rewards Manager will also further develop benefits and additional incentives for the organization.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree – Preferably in Human Resources. CCP and/or CEB certification preferred
  • Energetic personality – this will fit their culture and is a very fast growing company in an entrepreneurial type environment
  • 5+ years of both compensation and benefits experience
  • Experience designing similar programs from scratch
  • Experience creating a pay structure for a company

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Legal Secretary- Trademark Litigation – Hudson Yards

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559670

(Temp) Trademark Legal Secretary

Law firm located in Hudson Yards, Manhattan; Immediate opportunity

  • Provide secretarial support to Trademark Attorneys and Paralegals
  • Prepare litigation documents and electronic court filings
  • Create and maintain e-rooms, processing of foreign associate invoices
  • Handle incoming calls, create and maintain files and e-files
  • Calendar meetings and make travel arrangements for attorneys
  • Assist attorneys with expense reimbursement processing
  • Perform records maintenance
  • Perform time entry, conflict checks, engagement letters, waiver letters and audit letter responses, etc.

Qualified applicants will have 7+ years of experience as a Litigation or Trademark Prosecution secretary and have the ability to work overtime as needed.

MS Word, Excel, Worksite / iManage, Outlook, Salesforce and Adobe Acrobat; Type 60+ WPM

Assistant Controller

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559646

Assistant Controller

Ever dream of living and working in the cooler, drier climate of Colorado?  Our client is located in Southern Colorado and they are adding an Assistant Controller to their team! This role will be the point of contact for both operated and non-operated properties for this upstream Oil & Gas Operator.  The Assistant Controller will supervise three E&P accountants and support the Controller on Operational and Financial Reporting and special projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Month-end close oversite, hands on general ledger, journal entries
  • Financial Statement preparation and analysis
  • DD&A, Impairments and ARO calculations
  • Direct experience with Joint Interest Billing for operated properties.
  • Manage the JIB group directly
  • Will be the point person for operational accounting matters
  • Assist Controller with special projects as needed

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting or Business
  • CPA, Public / Big 4 preferred
  • 7 years of experience in E&P (progressively responsible and varied and 5 years in accounting)
  • 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Hands-on experience with financial statement preparation
  • Enertia accounting software is a plus
  • Excel, intermediate level

 

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Six figure base plus bonus plan
  • Excellent benefits, health insurance,  401K with match
  • 9/80 work schedule
  • Relocation: Relocation Package and Cobra reimbursement
1559646

 

 

Senior Financial Analyst, FP&A

  • Location: Huntington Beach, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559645

Our client, an innovator in the healthcare industry, is looking for a Senior Financial Analyst to join their team. This role is a key member of the finance team, supporting Senior Leadership with financial reporting. This role will sit in Huntington Beach, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain financial forecasts, budgets, and plans, including financial models to support the business
  • Create and present well-formatted reports in a concise manner
  • Develop and manage financial reports to clearly communicate actual results and variances to plan, forecast and budget to department and business leaders
  • Support monthly close process
  • Act as a business partner to department owners for monthly financial reviews
  • Conduct cost-benefit analysis, calculate cost impact, and summarize findings
  • Manage and update capital budget and projects, and assist in the enhancement of management reporting
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analyses and other duties as necessary to support the team

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in Accounting/Finance
  • 4+ years professional experience
  • MBA or CPA Preferred

Finance Manager

  • Location: Huntington Beach, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559643

Our client, an innovator in the healthcare industry, is looking for a Finance Manager to join their team in Huntington Beach, CA. This role is a key member of the finance team, providing financial and strategic business support throughout the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Create and present financial analyses to determine and forecast the company’s financial health
  • Interpret and provide finding on financial result to the senior leadership team
  • Build and manage financial forecasts for various markets in the company.
  • Act as a business partner, leading discussion and proving guidance on team budgets and forecasts
  • Manages the P+L for multiple markets
  • Produce clear, well-formatted reports in a concise, yet meaningful manner for various audiences.
  • Validate all financial reports for accuracy and reasonableness.
  • Create and implement dynamic financial models for new business, product lines and business concepts
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analyses and other duties as necessary to support the team

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's in Accounting/Finance
  • 6+ years professional experience
  • MBA or CPA Preferred

Senior Web Developer

  • Location: Seffner, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559618

QUALIFICATIONS AND
EXPERIENCE:

  • Full stack development experience across the Microsoft technology stack is required (especially as it relates to
  • .NET (C#) and T-SQL programming)
  • Experience with C# / MS SQL Server / WebAPI / REST Services / JSON / XML
  • Experience with MVC / MVVM design patterns
  • Experience with views, stored procedures, and functions on SQL Server
  • Experience with LINQ to SQL classes and methodologies
  • Minimum of 5 years as a software development resource across the entire SDLC
  • Exceptional teamwork, customer service and communication (oral and written)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience with services, scripts, or functions that extract, translate, and load Sales and Marketing data is preferred

Corporate Accounting Manager

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559591

Our Client, a leader in their industry, located in central Houston, is currently looking to hire an Accounting Manager to lead a team of 2-3 accountants.  This role is open due an internal promotion.  
The Accounting Manager will be a key player in the leadership team by providing guidance to their staff during month, quarter and yearly closes.  This person will have to lead, motivate and develop the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead financial close for multiple locations
  • Manage financial reporting packages
  • Review monthly close process
  • Provide guidance for team
  • Assist Internal and External Auditors
  • Coordinate or prepare analysis required for management

Requirements:

  • Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5+ years in an accounting position handling general ledger / corporate accounting
  • 2+  years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • CPA preferred, not required

#1559591
 

Product Manager / Business Analyst

  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559553

Lucas Group is looking for a Product Manager/Business Analyst in Gainesville, FL

Requirements

  • 3+ years of previous work experience in product management or as a business analyst;
  • Track record of delivering results, managing all aspects of a product through its lifecycle;
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams;
  • Well versed in writing business requirements in story format;
  • Ability to create wireframes and process flows to convey ideas
  • Willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job done;
  • Knowledge of the Fintech industry (preferred);
  • Ability to manage multi tasks simultaneously;
  • Demonstrate a keen sense of ability to listen and ask probing questions to obtain data needed for request.

 

 

Payroll Supervisor

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559549

Payroll Supervisor

SUMMARY

The Payroll Supervisor has responsibility for the Corporate Payroll processing for 400+ employees throughout the U.S. 

JOB DUTIES

  • Oversees two semi-monthly payrolls, multi-state payroll functions and processes to ensure accuracy in reporting and timely distribution of employee paychecks.
  • Handle all benefit related payroll transactions such as stock, 401k, insurance etc. 
  • Federal and state payroll tax deposits and reporting. 
  • Review calculations for Non-Qualified Deferred Compensation Plan (NQDCP) for accuracy
  • Responsible for payroll-related G/L account reconciliations.
  • Liaison for 401k audits and internal audits and SOX compliance reviews.
  • Provides supervision, direction, support and guidance to payroll team member(s).
  • Assist with software updates and troubleshooting system issues.
  • Assist in developing new processes and improvements 
  • Serves as liaison with other key departments for resolution of payroll problems.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of experience managing a multi-state payroll and working knowledge of tax laws relevant to payroll; 

Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) Preferred

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES

  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills required.
  • JD Edwards payroll is preferred.
  • Ceridian Tax Services is preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, Spanish is a plus
  • Solid understanding of multi-state payroll tax laws, fringe benefits and year-end processes
  • Excellent writing and verbal communications skills; appropriately communicates with all levels of customer
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Strong analytical abilities to take appropriate action.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and adaptable to rapidly changing priorities.

#1559549

SOX Consultant

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559532

Lucas Group is North America's premier Executive Recruiting and Staffing firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results by expertly filling our client’s searches. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transformative and necessary talent to build businesses. Candidates keep their skills fresh and fully realize their career ambitions, and our associates shape lives and find professional success.

Our firm has been selected to conduct a search for a SOX Consultant on behalf of a Commercial Real Estate Company located near Downtown Denver. This highly visible role will work directly with the Vice President and executive accounting and finance team to support all SOX-related functions. We are starting the application process for this contract engagement now, with an expected start date in May.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • Minimum of five years applicable work experience, including two years of internal audit experience
  • Experience with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 documentation and testing
  • Real estate industry experience helpful, but not required
  • Strong understanding of internal auditing standards, COSO, and risk assessment practice
  • CIA, CPA, or CISA preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Sarbanes-Oxley 404 documentation and testing
  • Ability to build and maintain effective, collaborative relationships with internal and external partners
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented individual
  • Sound analytical and listening skills, and a proactive, collaborative problem-solver

Lucas Group consultants receive employee health insurance coverage, holiday pay, paid vacation, weekly paychecks via direct deposit, and an online timekeeping system for convenience. For immediate consideration, please apply through this posting and we will contact you directly.

Senior Private Equity Accountant

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559528

Senior Accountant

Our client a successful Private Equity firm is seeking a Senior Accountant. This role will be responsible for a diverse set of responsibilities including accounting for both management company and fund(s) and will report to the Assistant Controller.

Some responsibilities include…

  • Coordinate weekly accounts payable (invoice entry & approval, check & wire payments)
  • Prepare monthly journal entries 
  • Prepare monthly financial statements 
  • Other ad hoc requests which may include subsidiary financials, vendor spend,annual 1099, etc
  • Back-office tasks including treasury functions
  • Support investment activities

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting; minimum GPA 3.2 
  • 2+ years of experience in audit 
  • "Big four" experience highly preferred
  • CPA or actively pursuing

Lead Internal Auditor

  • Location: Mission Viejo, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559515

Internal Auditor – Lead works independently or as part of a team reporting to the Internal Audit Manager or Internal Audit Senior Manager. This position is responsible for leading the planning, execution and reporting of financial and operational audits, fraud investigations and special projects, and leads projects associated with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).

Education/Experience Required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Four or more years of audit experience. Big 4 audit firm or equivalent audit experience preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Active or equivalent is required. Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) a plus.
  • Knowledge of SAP and data analytical audit tools (e.g. ACL, Excel, IDEA) a plus.
  • Experience within a manufacturing or distribution environment is preferred
  • International experience is highly desirable.
  • Experience in executing and maintaining a SOX program
  • Some experience in leading and executing operational, financial and IT audits
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office; Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally 
     

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of internal auditing standards, COSO, risk assessment practices, US GAAP and US GAAS, information technology and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance activities.
  • Strong audit and accounting skills.
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
     

Director of Corporate Marketing & Communications

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559503

Lucas Group has partnered with a fast growing Toy company on a Corporate Marketing and Communications Director role. Our client has been around for over 20 years now and have established themselves as one of the leading brands in the industry. They go to market by partnering with some of the top national retailers in the country like Walmart, Target and Amazon.

As a result of their tremendous success and growing global presence, our client is adding new layers to their existing leadership structure. The Corporate Marketing & Communications Director will be responsible for their internal and external communications strategy as well as build and maintain a consistent corporate identity across marketing and public relations channels.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage internal and external company branding standards. Ensure consistency in messaging and branding across all channels including but not limited to digital marketing, advertising, tradeshows/events, multi-media, direct mail, email, print collateral, web and social media.
  • Develop and manage the organizations philanthropic initiatives on a national and global level
  • Oversee development of company-wide employee newsletters and team building corporate events.
  • Develop and implement internal communications programs in support of HR, Sales and Marketing teams
  • Monitor and analyze performance of marketing initiatives for continual optimization.
  • Effectively manage creative agencies to develop and execute corporate marketing and PR plans & programs.
  • Lead and mentor a small internal team as well as dotted line reports

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years’ of marketing and communications leadership and management experience
  • Strong and proven competencies in the areas of marketing, advertising, technology, PR and budgeting.
  • Experience managing traditional and digital advertising agencies.
  • Experience refining, managing and changing corporate positioning and messaging

Compensation: Competitive Base + Bonus + Benefits package

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL

AP Manager

  • Location: Houston area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559498

A leading provider of infrastructure/energy transmission services has an immediate opening for an Accounts Payable Manager.

You will be responsible for managing the AP process and function. This position directs and oversees the daily management of the staff and processes related to payment of invoices, ensuring the accuracy of the entire process as it relates to vendor payments, processing of purchase orders, and communication with vendors.

Keys:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related field (or equivalent experience)
  • Minimum 7 years of AP experience
  • Must have good tenure
  • 3+ years supervisory experience – will have 6 direct reports
  • Knowledge of GAAP, practices and methods
  • Experience with a large ERP system preferred
  • Expertise in 1099 filing
  • Advanced Excel skills required

Offering excellent benefits, good work/life balance, family oriented and they didn’t have layoffs during the most recent downturn.

Immigration Paralegal – DC

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559497

BUSINESS IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL – Washington, DC

Lucas Group’s AmLaw 100 law firm client is looking for a Business Immigration Paralegal to join its Washington, DC office.  Candidates must have one year of experience, and, specifically, should have PERM experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with and support team with a high-volume US Visa processing
  • Support senior executive cases and some employment-based permanent residency cases
  • Prepare US employment-based, nonimmigrant and some immigrant visa filings to US Department of Labor, US Citizenship and Immigration Services, US Department of State, and US Customs and Border Protection
  • Compile immigration eligibility documents and analyze individuals’ potential immigration benefits, including H-1B and L-1 visa processing
  • Assist with drafting PERM Labor Certification advertisement text, prevailing wage determinations, recruitment documents, and PERM applications, meticulously tracking timelines of each step
  • Communicate clearly and effectively, based on attorney advice, on immigration benefits, government procedures, and case processing time lines
  • Assist multiple attorneys with meticulously tracking and reporting on visa expiration dates and filing deadlines
  • Assist with coordinating global immigration matters with a network of local counsel across the globe

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with solid academic credentials
  • 1+ of work experience preparing US nonimmigrant filings (including H-1Bs, L-1A/L-1Bs, and TNs), as well as US immigrant filings, including PERM Labor Certifications, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140s, and Adjustment of Status Applications
  • Experience managing various priorities simultaneously in a high-volume and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working on global immigration matters is preferred but not required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Provide top quality customer service
  • Experience working for a large firm a plus

WHY WORK WITH LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018.

IP Litigation Paralegal – DC

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559495

IP LITIGATION PARALEGAL – Washington, DC

Lucas Group’s AmLaw 100 law firm client is looking for a Litigation Paralegal for its Intellectual Property Practice in Washington, DC.  Candidates preferably have 3+ years of litigation paralegal experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist paralegals and attorneys on practice-related projects
  • Task-based responsibilities include factual/internet research, document review, document and electronic productions during the discovery process, database coding and input, drafting documents and pleadings, preparing witness files, assisting with deposition preparation, trial preparation, and attending trials, arbitrations and mediations/hearings
  • Assist with cite checking
  • Assist with trial prep and support
  • Assist on a variety of clerical tasks relating to litigation file management and the information contained therein
  • Index and prepare documents for Records Center storage and other tasks that don’t require special legal expertise

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Solid computer skills required in MS Word, Outlook Calendar and Excel
  • Cite checking experience preferred
  • IP experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Westlaw Case Notebook and Relativity or other litigation-related computer applications and databases also preferred
  • Litigation case experience and trial and/or arbitration experience preferred
  • Familiarity with the Federal Court systems and/or State Courts helpful
  • Fluency in Korean, Japanese or Chinese preferred, but not required
  • Must be extremely detail-oriented, work well under pressure, possess excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, able to adjust to changing priorities, and understand/follow written/oral instructions
  • Strong Interpersonal skills required
  • Must be able to work on a team and communicate with ordinary tact with attorneys, paralegals, and staff
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed, with ability to travel for extended periods of time if necessary
  • Big Law Firm experience a plus

WHY WORK WITH LUCAS GROUP
Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm,
ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018.

 

Regional Marketing Leader – Midwest

  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559471

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Regional Marketing Leader – Midwest to add as a key member of our client’s team in Dallas, TX. The Regional Marketing Leader – Midwest will play a pivotal role in the transformation and long-term future of our client.

Our client is a global planning and design practice with a portfolio of work including some of the world’s most memorable and successful environments for developers, retailers, investors, institutions and public entities. They are currently undergoing significant organizational transformation toward the vision of becoming the world’s best creative problem-solving practice. Essential to this change is the creation of a dynamic community of engaged and empowered staff globally.

As the Regional Marketing Leader – Midwest you will serve as brand champion in the region and the senior leader responsible for regional communications, marketing and sales.  As the leader of the regional marketing function, and a key member of the global marketing community, you will focus on three core strategies: translating the global brand and positioning strategy, supporting a coherent global sector marketing strategy and delivering the regional growth strategy.

 

The Regional Marketing Leader – Midwest will provide visionary leadership to a diverse team of communications, marketing and sales professionals and take them with you as the global marketing community reinvents marketing to make sure it is understood, valued, market-driven, customer-focused and data-centric.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Translate the global brand and positioning strategy for the region, drives a coherent sector marketing strategy, taking the global lead on one or more sectors, and designs and delivers the regional growth strategy and marketing plan.
  • Lead and develop the regional marketing team to provide effective strategies, proposals and campaigns that build the brand and improve our ability to win profitable work.
  • An active participant in the client and opportunity Go/No Go process and prioritization of opportunities for the region in collaboration with senior colleagues to ensure marketing resource is properly deployed for success.
  • Custodian of the global brand and client development best practices and initiatives in the region.
  • Collaborate with the business development community, encourages a coordinated approach to sales, engages own network in identifying and pursuing opportunities and follows up with appropriate research. 
  • Conduct and commission market and customer research to better understand customers, improve messaging, highlight customer stories and improve overall win rates.
  • Understand the partnership model and builds excellent relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the global brand and communications team to deliver integrated campaigns.
  • Contribute to the total effectiveness of the global marketing community cultivating cross-organizational alignment and sharing knowledge.
  • Develop and deliver the regional marketing strategy, collaborating with the Program Director – Market Insights & Strategy and other Regional Marketing Leaders across the Company to set best practice and templates and agree a standard approach.
  • Deliver year-one strategy and analytics demonstrating ROI and how you will apply lessons learnt to future work.
  • Build a regional marketing team in support of the EVP – Client Development’s transformation project for 2019-20.
  • Collaborate with the group brand and communications team to develop a three-year plan for improving digital campaign functionality, collaboration and analytics.
  • Improved YoY performance in the region analyzing lead generation, market engagement, win rates and customer NPS.
  • Manage the regional marketing team typically made up of the following roles: pursuit coordinators, business developers, campaign manager, graphic designer, market researcher and marketing writer.
  • Navigate successful relationships cross functionally , working directly with the EVP Client Development, Global Head of Brand Strategy & Positioning, Regional Sector Leaders, Office Leaders and Corporate Officers, and Sector Marketing Strategists.

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in Communications, PR, or Journalism is required. Master’s is preferred.
  • 8+ years experienced in guiding sales and marketing strategies that increase consideration and generate leads with a background in marketing for professional services and/or built environment sectors is required.
  • Experienced in drafting win strategies and project managing proposal production.
  • Deep understanding and extensive experience with integrated marketing strategy as well as tactical implementation across multiple channels in order to engage stakeholders, with an emphasis on digital.
  • Skilled in leading and developing dynamic, agile and matrixed-based teams as well as extensive experience managing stakeholders and juggling priorities.
  • Fluent in customer relationship management and customer experience strategies.

This Regional Marketing Leader – Midwest requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. As a functional leader in a creative environment, you will actively seek feedback and be comfortable with a fast pace of change. You will be able to both influence strategy and move quickly into operational mode to execute plans while leveraging your problem-solving capability and commercial acumen to translate big ideas into tangible results.

If qualified and interested please email your resume to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559470

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast to add as a key member of our client’s team. The Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast will play a pivotal role in the transformation and long-term future of our client. The Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast can sit in the Washington D.C., Baltimore, New York City or Miami office.

Our client is a global planning and design practice with a portfolio of work including some of the world’s most memorable and successful environments for developers, retailers, investors, institutions and public entities. They are currently undergoing significant organizational transformation toward the vision of becoming the world’s best creative problem-solving practice. Essential to this change is the creation of a dynamic community of engaged and empowered staff globally.

 

As the Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast you will serve as brand champion in the region and the senior leader responsible for regional communications, marketing and sales.  As the leader of the regional marketing function, and a key member of the global marketing community, you will focus on three core strategies: translating the global brand and positioning strategy, supporting a coherent global sector marketing strategy and delivering the regional growth strategy.

The Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast will provide visionary leadership to a diverse team of communications, marketing and sales professionals and take them with you as the global marketing community reinvents marketing to make sure it is understood, valued, market-driven, customer-focused and data-centric.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Translate the global brand and positioning strategy for the region, drives a coherent sector marketing strategy, taking the global lead on one or more sectors, and designs and delivers the regional growth strategy and marketing plan.
  • Lead and develop the regional marketing team to provide effective strategies, proposals and campaigns that build the brand and improve our ability to win profitable work.
  • An active participant in the client and opportunity Go/No Go process and prioritization of opportunities for the region in collaboration with senior colleagues to ensure marketing resource is properly deployed for success.
  • Custodian of the global brand and client development best practices and initiatives in the region.
  • Collaborate with the business development community, encourages a coordinated approach to sales, engages own network in identifying and pursuing opportunities and follows up with appropriate research. 
  • Conduct and commission market and customer research to better understand customers, improve messaging, highlight customer stories and improve overall win rates.
  • Understand the partnership model and builds excellent relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the global brand and communications team to deliver integrated campaigns.
  • Contribute to the total effectiveness of the global marketing community cultivating cross-organizational alignment and sharing knowledge.
  • Develop and deliver the regional marketing strategy, collaborating with the Program Director – Market Insights & Strategy and other Regional Marketing Leaders across the Company to set best practice and templates and agree a standard approach.
  • Deliver year-one strategy and analytics demonstrating ROI and how you will apply lessons learnt to future work.
  • Build a regional marketing team in support of the EVP – Client Development’s transformation project for 2019-20.
  • Collaborate with the group brand and communications team to develop a three-year plan for improving digital campaign functionality, collaboration and analytics.
  • Improved YoY performance in the region analyzing lead generation, market engagement, win rates and customer NPS.
  • Manage the regional marketing team typically made up of the following roles: pursuit coordinators, business developers, campaign manager, graphic designer, market researcher and marketing writer.
  • Navigate successful relationships cross functionally , working directly with the EVP Client Development, Global Head of Brand Strategy & Positioning, Regional Sector Leaders, Office Leaders and Corporate Officers, and Sector Marketing Strategists.

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in Communications, PR, or Journalism is required. Master’s is preferred.
  • 8+ years experienced in guiding sales and marketing strategies that increase consideration and generate leads with a background in marketing for professional services and/or built environment sectors is required.
  • Experienced in drafting win strategies and project managing proposal production.
  • Deep understanding and extensive experience with integrated marketing strategy as well as tactical implementation across multiple channels in order to engage stakeholders, with an emphasis on digital.
  • Skilled in leading and developing dynamic, agile and matrixed-based teams as well as extensive experience managing stakeholders and juggling priorities.
  • Fluent in customer relationship management and customer experience strategies.

This Regional Marketing Leader – East Coast requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. As a functional leader in a creative environment, you will actively seek feedback and be comfortable with a fast pace of change. You will be able to both influence strategy and move quickly into operational mode to execute plans while leveraging your problem-solving capability and commercial acumen to translate big ideas into tangible results.

If qualified and interested please email your resume to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559469

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast to add as a key member of our client’s team. The Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast will play a pivotal role in the transformation and long-term future of our client. The Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast can sit in the Seattle or Los Angeles office.

 

Our client is a global planning and design practice with a portfolio of work including some of the world’s most memorable and successful environments for developers, retailers, investors, institutions and public entities. They are currently undergoing significant organizational transformation toward the vision of becoming the world’s best creative problem-solving practice. Essential to this change is the creation of a dynamic community of engaged and empowered staff globally.

 

As the Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast you will serve as brand champion in the region and the senior leader responsible for regional communications, marketing and sales.  As the leader of the regional marketing function, and a key member of the global marketing community, you will focus on three core strategies: translating the global brand and positioning strategy, supporting a coherent global sector marketing strategy and delivering the regional growth strategy.

 

The Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast will provide visionary leadership to a diverse team of communications, marketing and sales professionals and take them with you as the global marketing community reinvents marketing to make sure it is understood, valued, market-driven, customer-focused and data-centric.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Translate the global brand and positioning strategy for the region, drives a coherent sector marketing strategy, taking the global lead on one or more sectors, and designs and delivers the regional growth strategy and marketing plan.
  • Lead and develop the regional marketing team to provide effective strategies, proposals and campaigns that build the brand and improve our ability to win profitable work.
  • An active participant in the client and opportunity Go/No Go process and prioritization of opportunities for the region in collaboration with senior colleagues to ensure marketing resource is properly deployed for success.
  • Custodian of the global brand and client development best practices and initiatives in the region.
  • Collaborate with the business development community, encourages a coordinated approach to sales, engages own network in identifying and pursuing opportunities and follows up with appropriate research. 
  • Conduct and commission market and customer research to better understand customers, improve messaging, highlight customer stories and improve overall win rates.
  • Understand the partnership model and builds excellent relationships with senior stakeholders.
  • Work closely with the global brand and communications team to deliver integrated campaigns.
  • Contribute to the total effectiveness of the global marketing community cultivating cross-organizational alignment and sharing knowledge.
  • Develop and deliver the regional marketing strategy, collaborating with the Program Director – Market Insights & Strategy and other Regional Marketing Leaders across the Company to set best practice and templates and agree a standard approach.
  • Deliver year-one strategy and analytics demonstrating ROI and how you will apply lessons learnt to future work.
  • Build a regional marketing team in support of the EVP – Client Development’s transformation project for 2019-20.
  • Collaborate with the group brand and communications team to develop a three-year plan for improving digital campaign functionality, collaboration and analytics.
  • Improved YoY performance in the region analyzing lead generation, market engagement, win rates and customer NPS.
  • Manage the regional marketing team typically made up of the following roles: pursuit coordinators, business developers, campaign manager, graphic designer, market researcher and marketing writer.
  • Navigate successful relationships cross functionally , working directly with the EVP Client Development, Global Head of Brand Strategy & Positioning, Regional Sector Leaders, Office Leaders and Corporate Officers, and Sector Marketing Strategists.

REQUIREMENTS

· BA/BS in Communications, PR, or Journalism is required. Master’s is preferred.

  • 8+ years experienced in guiding sales and marketing strategies that increase consideration and generate leads with a background in marketing for professional services and/or built environment sectors is required.
  • Experienced in drafting win strategies and project managing proposal production.
  • Deep understanding and extensive experience with integrated marketing strategy as well as tactical implementation across multiple channels in order to engage stakeholders, with an emphasis on digital.
  • Skilled in leading and developing dynamic, agile and matrixed-based teams as well as extensive experience managing stakeholders and juggling priorities.
  • Fluent in customer relationship management and customer experience strategies.

This Regional Marketing Leader – West Coast requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. As a functional leader in a creative environment, you will actively seek feedback and be comfortable with a fast pace of change. You will be able to both influence strategy and move quickly into operational mode to execute plans while leveraging your problem-solving capability and commercial acumen to translate big ideas into tangible results.

If qualified and interested please email your resume to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Personal Injury Associate (AZ)

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559465

Lucas Group is searching for a Personal Injury Associate with at least 5 years of experience to join a mid-sized law firm in Phoenix, Arizona. Our client is experiencing tremendous growth and this position has a very reasonable track to becoming Partner. Plaintiff side experience is highly preferred for this position, however defense experience is also accepted as well.

Our client offers an excellent benefits package in addition to competitive pay commensurate with experience.

Junior Corporate Paralegal

  • Location: STAMFORD, Connecticut
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559449

Junior Corporate Paralegal in Stamford CT

Exciting opportunity to join a well-regarded law firm in Stamford CT! Learn and grow with the best attorneys in their practice area!

Are you a recent college graduate looking to gain legal experience before considering law school in a few years?  Look no further!

Join a top-notch team with beautiful offices, close to train line in Downtown Stamford CT. 

Learn how to assist with mergers and acquisitions, due diligence for corporate closings, assist with venture capital transactions and other general corporate matters. 

No two days are the same in this fast-paced, energetic and dynamic office. 

Starting base salary to 60K plus excellent benefits. Position will move quickly, please send resume!
 

Application Security Engineer

  • Location: St. Petersburg
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559341

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Prior work experience specializing in software application security
  • Practical knowledge of cryptography, authentication, and authorization
  • Competence developing software with one or more programming languages
  • Familiarity with OWASP Top 10 and SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls
  • Experience designing and implementing secure networking between application services
  • Experience briefing high-level clients of differing skill-sets on security practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • Prior security clearance, experience working with government or law enforcement systems preferred, though not required
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure providers such as AWS, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience implementing continuous integration and continuous deployment pipelines
  • Experience implementing tooling that performs automated security checks on code and/or infrastructure
  • Willingness to assist the engineering team in implementing and improving devops tooling and processes

 

Head of Human Resources

  • Location: Syracuse, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559335

Title: Head of Human Resources

Reports to: CEO

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

Location: Syracuse, NY

ID: 1559335

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a growing Technology company in the greater Syracuse area on their search for a Head of Human Resources. This individual will serve as a true strategic business partner and be responsible for implementing a variety of HR goals and initiatives while managing the overall HR team. The ideal candidate will have 15+ years of Human Resources and have strong leadership and communication skills. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and drive HR initiatives and programs that align and support business objectives
  • Lead organizational development support related to leadership development, succession planning, engagement and recognition
  • Provide effective training and development programs to increase employee growth
  • Coach and develop direct reports to achieve their potential and accomplish goals
  • Serve as coach and mentor provide expertise on employee relations, managerial counseling, employee development and training
  • Analyze trends and metrics to develop effective solutions that support management planning, company growth and performance management
  • Partner closely with key leaders to promote a culture of mutual respect, morale and productivity
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Masters preferred
  • 15+ years HR management experience
  • Technology industry experience preferred
  • PHR or SPHR certification a plus

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Project Manager

  • Location: St. Simons, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559300

Lucas Group has partnered with a Growing Civil Engineering Firm in GA and Florida for a Project Engineer with a background in land development, Stormwater Management, Water and Sewer, Roadways, Parking Lots and Erosion Control.

 Job Summary

Project Engineer will be a Team Lead and design and produce plans for Land development projects (commercial, subdivision, retail, apartment buildings, roads ect.).  This is a client facing position with room to grow,

Daily Duties:

  • Write proposals
  • Identify key permit milestones
  • Design key infrastructure
  • Oversee plan production
  • Coordinate with review authorities and clients

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • Five plus years’ experience
  • AutoCAD, Civil 3D or Microstation
  • Ability to handle multiple projects

Project Managers needed in  Savannah, Jacksonville, Charleston, St Simons

Must be able to work in the US without Sponsorship and Qualify for E-Verify

 

Accounting Manager

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559281

Our client, a large, international company located in the central Houston are is looking to add an Accounting Manager to their team. This role will be over several manufacturing plants. The ideal candidate will have 10 years of experience in manufacturing or a mix of public accounting and industry, and have the ability to work across all levels of the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the review of month/quarter/year end close
  • Supervise 3-4 accountants
  • Maintain open lines of communication with various operational and corporate groups
  • Ensure compliance with SOX, financial reviews and controls for multiple plant sites
  • Responsible for reporting and explaining inventory levels and identifying areas for cost savings and working directly with the plant managers  and operational teams
  • Prepare financial reports and distribute to appropriate teams/management

 

Requirements:

10 + years’ experience in public accounting or manufacturing
Degree in Accounting or Finance

MBA, CPA,  a plus

Chemical or manufacturing a plus

Strong analytical, conceptual thinking and influencing skills required

Excellent Excel Skills

 

Corporate Practice Assistant

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559265

Exciting opportunity to join a well-regarded law firm in Midtown Manhattan!! Learn and grow with the best attorneys in their practice area!

Are you a recent college graduate looking to gain legal experience before considering law school in a few years? Look no further!

Join a top-notch team with beautiful offices, close to train line in Midtown Manhattan.

Learn how to assist with mergers and acquisitions, due diligence for corporate closings, assist with venture capital transactions and other general corporate matters. Position is entry level and requires 0 to 1 year of experience in any professional office setting. Legal experience is a plus but not required. Many initial duties will be administrative in nature, and this is an opportunity to learn and grow into taking on additional tasks.

No two days are the same in this fast-paced, energetic and dynamic office.

Starting base salary to 60K plus excellent benefits. Position will move quickly, please send resume!

Contract Litigation Attorney (Nevada)

  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559258

Our client seeks a litigator with at least 3 years of experience in varied insurance defense matters needed to cover depositions and court appearances for national law firm's Nevada clients.  Must be licensed, in good standing and able to commit to 20-25 hrs per week. 

Lucas Group offers competitive pay and benefits such as paid holidays, medical, and direct deposit. 

Contract Litigation Attorney (Arizona)

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559230

Our client seeks a litigator with at least 3 years of experience in varied insurance defense matters needed to cover depositions and court appearances for national law firm's Arizona clients.  Must be licensed, in good standing and able to commit to 20-25 hrs per week. 

Lucas Group offers competitive pay and benefits such as paid holidays, medical, and direct deposit. 

Mechanical Engineer

  • Location: Ball Ground, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559226

 

Lucas Group has partnered with a Leading Manufacturer in Atlanta Metro Area for a Mechanical Engineer with a background in high volume manufacturing.  Medical Device experience is preferred. You will be supporting new product development, design, determine product line improvements for manufacturing,  and cost saving initiatives.  You will be an office setting as well as on the manufacturing facility.   You will work in a team setting, collaborating on various design and projects.

 

Qualifications needed:

  1. Mechanical Engineer BSME
  2. Solidworks experience is preferred
  3. 2 to 5 years of experience
  4. Medical Device background is a plus
  5. Experience with component or Electromechanical devices
  6. BOM, costing, and document management
  7. Must work in a Team Setting
  8. Experience Working in high volume manufacturing environment
  9. Understanding of Six Sigma procedures
  10. Awareness of ISO standards and compliance (60601, 13485)
  11. Strong Organization skills
  12. Knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Office Suites

Tax Manager

  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559223

Tax Manager

Our client, an award-winning comprehensive wealth management firm has created a new position for a Tax Manager. This exciting position will operate as the in-house tax expert and be a key member of the client consulting team. We are looking for strong technical tax expertise and direct tax planning experience for high wealth executives, professionals and families.  Experience should include optimizing Roth conversions, mitigation strategies for Net Investment Income Tax, identifying NUA opportunities and maximizing retirement contributions.
Your entrepreneurial spirit will serve you well when you join this vibrant, fast paced, growing organization to build out their tax division! 

 

Essential Responsibilities

Perform tax projections for clients in coordination with the wealth management department.
Consult with Investment Advisers on client tax projections throughout the year related to stock option strategies, ROTH conversions, and other tax strategies
• Preparation of income tax returns

• Write tax articles that are pertinent to clients and prospective clients.

Build out the tax division from ground floor

Evaluate and determined an appropriate tax preparation software application to a  wealth management firm

Collaborate with other departments to department to best practices around data collection and deliverable provided.

 

 

Qualifications

Active CPA license required, CFP a plus.

Experience as a tax manager at a reputable CPA firm

Five or more years of public accounting experience with a focus on individual, trust, and small business returns.

A wiz with tax preparation and tax projection software.

     • Experience consulting with high-net worth clientele

Well developed technical skills, creative thinker, manage tight deadlines.

Business acumen and strong communicator
• Professional presentation, confident

 

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Sr. DevOps Engineer

  • Location: d
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559220

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Implement CI/CD pipelines using technologies such as Jenkins, Ansible, or Chef
  • Work in an Agile and Waterfall project management method
  • Cloud infrastructure management with Rackspace, AWS, Azure
  • Serve as the primary escalation point for any performance our outage elated events
  • Work closely with the Development, QA and Security teams across all phases of application development and deployment
  • Open to listening and understanding the needs of the developers, users, and the business
  • Perform other duties as they arise
  • Create an environment fostering personal and professional growth
  • Work in an Agile and Waterfall project management method

EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years in IT focused on day-to day operations of internally developed applications
  • Has worked in a LAMP stack environment
  • Understands and works with code repository management, code merge, quality checks, continuous integration, automated development and management using Git, Docker, Kubernetes or comparable tools
  • Ability to work remote as a highly available and engaged member of the team and be available onsite if and when needed
  • Proven track record of providing high performance and available applications
  • Strong background with Linux/Unix administration
  • Has established a metrics and data driven measurement structure to gauge our applications efficacy and performance
  • Continuous learner who is engaged with the DevOps community and maintains contacts with peers in the industry
  • Has an innate curiosity in how things work
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to clearly communicate and share solutions with fellow team members
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a complex environment
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication; able to communicate clearly and effectively whether with engineers or executives
  • Demonstrated leadership capability
  • Self-motivated and willing to "do what it takes" to get the job done
  • Plus: Experience at companies of different stages from startup to mid-sized corporation

 

Director of Accounting Policy

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559215

 

Houston A&F candidates – we are busy! We have partnered with a financially strong, international company that is highly profitable, stable and is seeking a DIRECTOR OF ACCOUNTING ($150-160k, plus bonus).

Seeking candidates out of Big 4 OR with a combination of Big 4 and industry that have the following background:

Expert in US GAAP, IFRS Reporting and SEC Reporting

Recent revenue recognition, lease accounting, writing policies and memos

Experience with one or more leading SEC filing tools a plus (Merrill Bridge and/or Workiva, etc.)

Bachelors in Accounting and CPA

Minimum of 10 years’ experience

Offering career development, advancement, good benefits and a competitive compensation package.

Senior HR Manager

  • Location: Norcross, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559199

Title:  Senior HR Manager

Location:  Atlanta, GA

ID:  1559199

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has been retained in finding a Senior HR Manager for a global manufacturing and distribution company based in northeast Atlanta. Reporting directly to the Global Head of Human Resources, this is an excellent opportunity with tons of exposure, leading the function for North America from the global headquarters. Core competencies of the role include talent and performance management, employee relations, learning & development, compensation, and benefits.

Ideal candidates have 7-10 years of progressive generalist experience in HR to include exposure to compensation and benefits, and must be a strategic partner to the business while also willing to roll his or her sleeves up and handle day-to-day administrative work as it arises. Experience managing people is required.

This position is not relocatable at this time.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

HR Business Partner

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559188

Title:  HR Business Partner

Location:  Chicago, IL

ID:  1559188

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a rapidly growing organization to identify a strategic HR Business Partner to support field personnel located in the Midwest at 100-150 sites.  This is a highly visible role with a clear path to Director and VP opportunities.  Significant air and auto travel (about 70%) is required for this HRBP to drive and execute strategic HR initiatives including the following:

  • Employee Engagement
  • Learning & Development
  • Career pathing
  • Succession planning
  • Talent assessment 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Multi-site experience
  • Ability to travel 70% (credit card, company vehicle, and monthly stipend will be provided)

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Chief People Officer

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559179

Title: Chief People Officer

ID:  1559179

Location: Chicago, IL

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has been retained with a growing professional services firm on their search for a Chief People Officer located in Chicago, IL.

This HR Leader will report to the COO and will play an integral role in evolving and scaling the team for growth and continued success and growth of the firm. This leader will be tasked with taking a holistic view of current HR policies, procedures and systems – supplementing, rewriting or rebuilding where necessary. In addition, you will create "the Brand" through the HR department and position the firm to attract, retain and cultivate a high potential workforce. The culture is characterized by a passion for work, excellence in performance and a desire to grow personally and professionally.

Preference for current or past experience within Consulting/Professional Services or Technology Company in High Growth / Development Phase.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of human resources including workforce strategy, organizational design, hiring, education/training, development, compensation, benefits, and employee relations.
  • A strategic partner with all members of the executive management team, providing insightful, innovative thinking and problem solving on critical HR issues.
  • Strong focus on redefining the company’s people strategy, organizational design, and systems and processes to enable continued rapid growth and increased scalability
  • Develop HR plans that establish new ways of optimizing work and performance across remote offices and a diverse employee base.
  • Optimize the HR function and team, modernize and leverage HR technologies to refine and measure key processes and activities aligned toward achieving strategic objectives.
  • Communicate, implement and maintain an appropriate compensation and total rewards philosophy and strategy, to include sales commission and incentive plans.
  • Promote company culture and shared Mission, Vision, Values across employees, customers and the community
  • Develop and deliver talent management programs that support the organization's overall strategic plan with a focus on Diversity & Inclusion as a competitive business advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High level of business acumen and ability to understand and apply information to contribute to the organization’s strategic plan.
  • Advanced knowledge of all facets of HR, including change management and organizational design.
  • Previous experience, preferably in a Consulting/Professional Services/Technology environment, as a strong collaborator with the executive management team and employees with regular communication on our People strategy and progress.
  • Results-driven, agile, HR change agent with the commitment and confidence to assume a leadership role in an evolving environment.
  • Broad and deep experience in creating and executing a clear talent development strategy, increasing attractiveness as an employer, hiring and retaining top talent.
  • A minimum of 15 years HR Experience, with at least 5 years of executive HR experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree or MBA preferred.

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Corporate Legal Assistant

  • Location: Conshohocken, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559164

 

Corporate Legal Secretary / Executive Legal Assistant

 

Legal Assistant supporting Chief Operating Officer / Attorney

 

  • 5-7 years of experience in an administrative setting, supporting C- level executives or corporate attorneys
  • B.A. required
  • Close to Philadelphia (30 minutes North) and office is accessible by train
  • Base salary to 70K depending on experience

 

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  • Support merger & acquisitions, including due diligence projects
  • Managing the COO’s email which includes: reading, organizing and drafting responses
  • Schedule meetings (professional and personal) and maintain the calendar with the ability to independently decide what is scheduled, and when, based on priorities
  • Screen phone calls; judge appropriately when and how to respond
  • Support other members of the sr. leadership team
  • Take minutes at meetings with or without COO’s attendance
  • Create presentations and documents using MS Products (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Assist with m&a (deal progress scheduling, due diligence timing, progress meetings)
  • Ability and willingness to work additional hours as necessary to support timely delivery of M&A goals, planning process requirements, and/or board materials
  • Maintain an organized filing system of electronic documents
  • Handle all company-wide communication from the COO
  • Work closely with, and when necessary, take coordination direction from Executive Business Partner to CEO
  • Communicate as needed with the CEO, President and COO regarding last-minute travel adjustments; Coordinating travel with the Executive Travel Coordinator (domestic and international)

Assistant Controller

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559163

Our client, a $1B Fin-Tech company, is looking for an Assitant Controller to add to their team here in Atlanta. This is a newly created role due to company growth. In this role, the Assistant Controller will oversee the revenue side of the business. The Assistant Controller will be responsible for the oversight of:

 

  • The Company’s ASC 606 inventory and monthly calculation of transaction fee and servicing fee revenue. 
  • The Company’s accounting for finance charge reversals to include reporting and analysis on key assumptions used in determining the fair value.
  • Statements of changes in equity, including proper tracking of the Company’s non-controlling interest, share based compensation accounting and treasury share activity.
  • The fair value of servicing liabilities and loan receivables held for sale, related income and the related roll forward of monthly activity, coordinating with specialists as needed for external valuations.
  • The accounting for the Company’s debt arrangements, including interest expense, and contribute to accounting execution if there are changes to debt arrangements.
  • Provisions for loss related to Bank Partner originations and help provide accurate monthly reporting and analysis to management on key risk segments.

 

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work.
  • Strong organizational and execution skills.
  • Strong MS Excel and data management.
  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting
  • CPA Required

Database Engineer and Administrator

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559162

Lucas Group is working with a Ad-Tech firm that is looking for a hands-on Database Engineer/Admin. The right candidate will help accelerate the growth of their advertising solution and products. The role would involve implementing and maintaining enterprise databases in a client/server environment.

The individual will administrate all MS SQL 2012 servers VMs, Azure SQL. Azure Data Lakes, Azure Data Lakes Analytics, Azure Data Factories and NoSQL environments, providing capacity planning and best practices for the future production/development/test environments, which may include establishing new standards and procedures. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement the physical structure and functional capabilities of the database;
  • Ensure high availability and performance the databases, backups/restores, database design, performance tuning, and patch management. 
  • Responsible for developing and debugging SQL Server and Azure SQL code (stored procedures, functions, triggers, packages).
  • Develop, deploy and manage the full ETL.
  • Develop, deploy and manage the SSIS packages
  • Develop, deploy and manage the SSAS packages
  • Work with other developers to develop, deploy and manage the SSRS reports
  • Work to ensure that the associated hardware resources allocated to the databases are highly resilient, secure, and designed to minimize downtime. 
  • Responsible for providing trend analysis to management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management. 
  • Assist Development and Management teams in the gathering and documentation of business requirements and analysis and design of databases, reporting and analytic tools that support the business’ short-term and long-term objectives. 
  • Assist in the evaluation and recommendation of 3rd party software solutions. 
  • Learn the business and present ideas and solutions that support the business’ long and short-term objectives and promoting and practicing company core business values. 
  • Provide the appropriate level of assistance to other internal IT/BI team members
  • Installs new, revised or updated database applications and optimizes user access techniques. Collaborates with the Network Administrator and core engineering staff to define installation requirements and ensure a seamless implementation process.
  • Maintains and enhances database performance by: tuning values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing routine and ad hoc database maintenance requirements and evaluating/recommending operating systems and hardware products that may improve database performance.
  • Prepares and maintains SOP's for database operations and upgrades.
  • Create queries, stored procedures, views, and indexes

Experience:

  • Experience designing, implementing and supporting Microsoft SQL Server, and Enterprise Data Warehouse environments.
  • Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, clustering, database mirroring, and replication.
  • Ability to write, tune, and debug queries, T-SQL and PL/SQL code (stored procedures, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints) in support functional/technical users and business applications.
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance, blocking/deadlocking, replication, log shipping, connectivity, and security issues.
  • Willingness to document processes and procedures (creating KBs, runbooks, topologies, etc)
  • Solid acquaintance with windows server, security delegation, SPNs, storage components.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field of study.

Awesome skills to have, but not required:

  • Visual Studio.NET (VB, C#, asp.net)

Senior FP&A Analyst

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559143

Our client, a private-equity backed manufacturing organization, has engaged Lucas Group to identify an Senior FP&A Analyst. This role will be involved in preparing the monthly forecast, operating plan variance analysis and special projects. In this role, you will provide financial consulting and strategic support to senior management including preparing board presentations, financial presentations and other projects requested by senior management.

 

Some responsibilities Include:

  • Defines financial situation by completing quantitative analysis
  • Prepares financial reports by collecting, formatting, analyzing and explaining information
  • Analyze current and past trends in key performance indicators including call areas of revenue, cost of sales, expenses and capital expenditures
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting tends and analyzing causes of unexpected variances
  • Oversee and manage the continued development of budgeting, financial forecasting, operating plan and modeling tools
  • Prepares and reports on quarterly and monthly financial reports
  • Improve performance by evaluating processes to drive efficiencies and understand ROI in marketing programs, product pricing, new product rollouts as well as new projects
  • Develop financial models and analyses to support strategic initiatives
  • Analyze complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendation to management for decision making
  • Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, high level of initiative

Corporate FP&A Analyst

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559139

Our client, a private-equity backed manufacturing organization, has engaged Lucas Group to identify an FP&A Analyst. This role will be focused on Corporate FP&A to assist in decision support for Senior Management. Qualified candidates must have a strong work ethic and initiative, be coachable and promotable.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Compile and document daily management metrics and results
  • Prepares operational reports by collecting, formatting, analyzing, and explaining information.
  • Analyze current and past trends in KPIs
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Manage the continued development of analysis models
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly operating reports and presentations for Senior Management Team
  • Supporting Senior Management with in-depth analysis

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, high level of initiative

Operational FP&A Analyst

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559137

Our client, a private-equity backed manufacturing organization, has engaged Lucas Group to identify an FP&A Analyst. This role will be focused on operational FP&A, specifically manufacturing analytics to assist in decision support for Senior Management. Qualified candidates must have a strong work ethic and initiative, be coachable and promotable.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Compile and document daily management metrics and results
  • Prepares operational reports by collecting, formatting, analyzing, and explaining information.
  • Analyze current and past trends in KPIs
  • Monitor performance indicators, highlighting trends and analyzing causes of unexpected variance
  • Manage the continued development of operational analysis models
  • Prepares weekly, monthly and quarterly operating reports and presentations for Senior Management Team
  • Work closely with the operations team
  • Supporting Senior Management with in-depth analysis

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills desirable
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated, high level of initiative

Director of Talent Management

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559134

Title: Director of Talent Management

Location: Houston, TX

ID:  1559134

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a growing transportation/logistics company on their search for a Director of Talent Management. This role will oversee strategic workforce planning, recruiting, training and development for the organization. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally hands on, able to work independently and be a self-starter.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a cohesive and comprehensive recruiting and on-boarding program
  • Establish employee development programs and create career paths
  • Partner closely with executive leadership on performance management, recruiting, and growth plans
  • Oversee an HR Assistant
  • Analyze current market trends and ensure company is staying competitive
  • Look at employee engagement and retention programs

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 7+ years' experience
  • Have a self-starter mentality
  • Be adaptable
  • Servant leadership mentality

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Senior Compensation Analyst

  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559125

Title:  Senior Compensation Analyst

Location:  Dallas, TX

ID:  1559125

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leader in the Oil and Gas industry on their search for a Senior Compensation Analyst for their Downtown Dallas location. This person will support all corporate level compensation initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Experience with compensation evaluations, job pricing, market research and vendor management
  • 3+ years in a compensation analyst role for a company with 1500+ employees
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Sales Account Manager

  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559110

Experience in Die casting, Assemblies, CNC Machining, Extrusion, Forging – let’s talk!!

Job Description:

  • Our client is seeking an experienced sales leader (a hunter) who thrives in a fast-paced and exciting individual contributor and team environment. He or she will be directly responsible for the identification, pursuit and closure of new business opportunities in North America. He or she will travel frequently within specific regions (40-50% of the time) to sell or communicate directly with clients. If they're not out in the field, you will typically communicate over the phone, through video conferencing and email. Use your analytical and communication skills to be persuasive and competently negotiate with customers and internal departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Prospect, develop and close business within specific industry segments in North America.   These include: Con/Ag, General Industrial and Electrical, Automotive, Heavy Truck, and Telecommunications.
  • Build a strong sales funnel by identifying new opportunities and advancing them through various sales stages (i.e. In Qualification, Best Few, Win).
  • Manages the quotation process. In conjunction with the Estimating Team, performs technical review of engineering drawings and specifications, gathers and prepares required information for formal quotation including, but not limited to, drawings, sample parts, technical data, volumes, and material sources for submittal to Sourcing Teams. Manages the preparation of formal quotation packages for customer review.
  • Quotes prices to maximize revenue, while also maximizing Gross Margin.
  • Utilize knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes, illustrates and emphasizes the benefits of the organization’s value-added supply chain model.
  • Develops and executes strategies for increased customer penetration by selling products and supply chain solutions to all customer divisions. Personally, visits customer locations to win incremental business through active business development. Requires establishing strong relationships with various management levels. Periodic international travel may be necessary to develop opportunities in foreign countries or customer supplier audits.
  • Achieve annual sales objective.
  • Keep the Sales Leadership regularly informed on the status of all key account activities.
  • Provide market intelligence to Sales Leadership and Marketing team.
  • Engages with U.S., China, India, and other international operations.
  • Attends weekly sales team and sourcing team calls. Prepares bi-weekly sales reports of business status and opportunities.
  • Establish and grow business relationships with key decision makers, identifying and developing strong relationships, and appropriately utilizing influencers and advocates.
  • Responsible for all negotiations on pricing, delivery and other terms with customers

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 – 7 years of sales experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with low cost country, supply chain solutions and mechanical components is highly desired but not specifically required.
  • Superior presentation, negotiation, and organizational skills; able to present ideas to customers in a way that produces understanding and impact.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and grow sales volume; ability to meet and exceed sales goals
  • Demonstrated ability to build, maintain, and close business on a consistent basis
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of productivity, superior time management, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment.
  • Proven consultative sales skills, including the ability to discover customer problems and implications, establish value and financial justification resulting in customer purchase

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated history with Manufacturing OEM and Tier I supply base.
  • Experience working with International teams, specifically in China and ASEAN regions.
  • Understanding of various manufacturing technologies and some knowledge of component drawing interpretation
  • Previous sales experience with OEMs and Tier 1’s.

Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence in a professional manner. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to understand, interpret, derive, and calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Must be able to read and interpret technical drawings.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office business software programs such as Word, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Excel is a must. Ability to learn additional software programs such as our proprietary business portal is required. Previous experience using a CRM system needed.

Manufacturing Manager

  • Location: Kankakee, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559082

Our client is a privately held industry leader located in the far south suburbs of Chicago.  Due to continued growth and expansion, we are assisting them in their search for a Manufacturing Operations Manager. 

This newly created role will report to the company President, and plan, direct, and coordinate the manufacturing & operations functions for the organization. He/She will be responsible for improving the performance, productivity, and efficiency of the department. Our ideal candidate will have experience in a metals-based manufacturing environment and have proven experience with LEAN manufacturing.  The Manager will be a hands-on leader who is well-prepared to contribute to the strategic planning that impacts the future of the business.

 

Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ leadership experience within a manufacturing environment
  • 2+ years’ experience in a metals-based manufacturing environment
  • Proven experience with LEAN manufacturing and process improvement
  • Working experience with a ERP/MRP system
  • Prior experience as a change agent; ability to communicate effectively within all levels of business

Human Resources Manager

  • Location: La Habra, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559064

Title:  Human Resources Manager

Location:  Los Angeles, CA

ID:  1559064

Role Overview:  Lucas Group partnered with Los Angeles based manufacturing plant to bring on a Human Resources Manager to lead all HR activity for this thriving family owned company.  

Candidates with strong plant manufacturing experience, at least 7 years of solid HR generalist experience, minimum of 2 years’ experience management expertise, strong CA compliance and progressive HR methodologies are encouraged to consider this opportunity. 

Must have ADP experience; company using ADP for payroll other areas of their practice.  Bilingual capability desired but not mandatory!  Local candidates only for this and solid work history needed!

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Sr. FP&A Manager

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1559045

Our client, a growing oil & gas company, seeks a Senior FP&A Manager to add to their team.  They offer top-notch benefits including 100% paid healthcare.  

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate team of global FP&A analysts to develop and drive key financial performance for the business
  • Develop, define, and execute on key financial metrics for global business.
  • Manage full range of FP&A activities including strategic annual planning, senior leadership communication, quarterly and monthly results pacing, and financial close reporting
  • Key extended member of senior leadership team, and relied upon for input to the strategic plan of the business
  • Work collaboratively with Operations to facilitate decision support, business analysis and financial planning including budgeting and forecasting
  • Under general direction, conduct complex financial analysis projects
  • Performs analysis of rates of return, depreciation, working capital, investment and financial and expense performance comparisons for the use by senior leadership in making capital allocation and strategic decisions
  • Lead process improvements to modernize and streamline data analytics and key finance operations
  • Handles special projects, as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent
  • 5 years of FP&A experience
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to partner directly with company VPs (Finance & Operations)
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Contract EDiscovery – Litigation Support Consultant (DC)

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1559031

CONTRACT EDISCOVERY – LITIGATION SUPPORT CONSULTANT (Washington, DC)

Our law firm client is seeking a Contract Ediscovery – Litigation Support Consultant for its Washington, DC, office.  This is a temporary and part-time (20-25 hours per week) opportunity currently, but could grow into a bigger role.  An excellent opportunity to join a uniquely positioned firm and a growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • Support Director of Technology in the firm’s litigation support objectives
  • Consult with case teams and advise on litigation technology – strategy and process
  • Serve as liaison between attorneys, paralegals and litigation support
  • Advise on best use of technology and tailor ediscovery approaches and solutions
  • Advise on TAR and Analytics technology
  • Introduce innovation around litigation support process
  • Assist with development of policy and materials to support objectives of litigation support team

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree required, Juris Doctor preferred
  • Experience consulting on the use of ediscovery technology in litigation
  • Experience working on IP Litigation a plus
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Big Law Firm experience a Plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • Experience writing ediscovery policy and materials a plus
  • Team player
  • Problem solver

WHY WORK FOR LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018. We offer varied types of opportunities (law firm and in-house), competitive hourly wages, benefits, earned PTO, weekly payroll, and more.

Paralegal

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558970

Boutique law firm in Manhattan seeing a Junior Paralegal to assist Partners and Associates with all aspects of insurance defense.  

Requirements: 
Four year college degree with 1+ years of experience.  This position requires a paralegal who is highly motivated, well organized and has excellent written and verbal communication skills.  

 

Legal Secretary

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558966

A boutique law firm in Manhattan is seeking a Legal Secretary to join their team.  The Legal Secretary will provide administrative support to the firm.  The ideal candidate for this role will have 5+ years of relevant experience. Qualified candidate will have some experience with insurance defense.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience – experience with Insurance Defense is preferred
  • BA/Associates 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Strong ability to proofread and output the highest quality of work
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), and adaptable to meet the needs of different attorneys in a fast-paced environment
  • Team player who can uphold confidentiality
  • Able to take initiative and independently make decisions with sound judgement
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and keep up with the technological needs of attorneys
  • Understanding of Insurance Defense is a plus
  • Able to work overtime as needed

Contracts Analyst

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1558927

The Lucas Group has partnered with our client on the West side of Houston that is seeking a contracts administrator. This is a full-time, contract position that is scheduled to last anywhere from 2 weeks to a month.

Responsibilities:

  • Enter a high volume of contracts into Ariba software.
  • Heavy data entry.
  • Other projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Proficient in Ariba software
  • Heavy data entry experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and excellent organizational skills.

Lead/Sr Developer – RoR

  • Location: Naples
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558857

Lucas Group is looking for a Lead/Senior Developer in Southwest, Florida.  

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience developing web/mobile applications that are used in a production environment.
  • Experience writing robust, pragmatic code following design patterns/anti-patterns.

Skill Requirements:

  • Advanced experience developing and supporting web and/or mobile applications using programming/scripting languages such as Ruby, Objective-C, Go, Python or Java.
  • Advanced experience developing applications using a framework such as Ruby on Rails or MVC on iOS.
  • In-depth understanding of modern web development techniques and standards including JavaScript, responsive web design, and front end development frameworks. .3
  • Knowledge of React and AngularJS is a plus.
  • iOS, Swift, Objective-C, and UIKit development skills are a plus.
  • Android and Java development skills are a plus.
  • Advanced understanding of relational database design.
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores is a plus.
  • Must be able to write SQL queries and understand database concepts such as stored procedures, views and triggers.
  • Experience working with web services. Knowledge of or experience with micro-services or service-oriented architecture a plus.
  • Knowledge of application security and identity management solutions such as OAuth, certificates and encryption.
  • Experience with performance tuning tools (e.g. Instruments for iOS, Chrome Web Tools, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable about web standards, W3C specifications, and cross-browser/cross-platform/cross-device compatibility.
  • Advanced experience with distributed version control systems such as Git.
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision and strong attention to detail in a team environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Individual must be highly motivated and self-directed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with continuous integration.
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn Ruby, Objective C, Go, Swift, Java or any language/technology required by the project.

Data Warehouse Developer

  • Location: Naples, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558851

Lucas Group is looking for a Data Warehouse Developer for our client in Southwest Florida.  

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated expertise using Microsoft SQL Server Stack, particularly MS SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2016 +, SSIS (SSRS and SSAS a plus)
  • Strong Data warehousing proficiency with star schema and dimensional modeling (but not limited to)
  • Demonstrated ability to implement dimensional data models, star schemas, across multiple data marts/subject areas.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of formal data flow analysis methodologies and ability to design data warehouse data models using the Kimball Data Modeling methodology, or similar.
  • Demonstrated ability to design data structures to maximize efficiency and flexibility, including ability to develop and maintain Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) code to load a data warehouse repository, including code to handle incremental data loads and slowly change dimensions.
  • Experience with T-SQL to create, troubleshoot large complex stored procedures/triggers
  • Experience with OLAP reporting tools and cube technologies
  • Experience with extracting data out of SAP is a plus.
  • Self-driven and motivated to succeed
  • Strong attention to detail and sense of urgency required.
  • Strong ability to manage time and prioritize workload.
  • Strong analytical & business acumen preferred, specifically in Sales, Finance and Accounting, Inventory
  • Focuses on quality of work, over quantity.
  • Knowledge and experience in Agile development methodology a plus.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical area of study; preferably in Computer Science, MIS or Analytics required. Advanced Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing and maintaining Database and Data Warehouse solutions end-to-end using MS SQL platforms required.
  • Add’l Microsoft Stack, SAP, Cognos, TM1 and/or Power BI experience and/or certifications are a plus.

 

Contract Corporate Attorney

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1558815

Our AmLaw 100 law firm client is seeking a Contract Corporate attorney for a two month assignment. 

 

RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Create composite agreements for a major media company using information from several constituent documents
  • Work on Network distribution and/or retransmission consent agreements or video-on-deman agreements
  • Draft and review agreements
  • Negotiate agreements

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Attorney that is licensed and in good standing in the office they may work – DC or MD
  • Experience working with a broadcast or cable network or with a cable or satellite distributor
  • Experienced working on Network distribution and/or retransmission consent agreements or video-on-demand agreements
  • Experienced negotiating agreements preferred
  • Strong analytical, attention to details, problem solving, time management and communication skills needed.
  • Capable of working independently with minimum and remote supervision.

Executive Recruiter – Accounting and Finance Contract Division

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558783

Lucas Group is searching for an Executive Recruiter for the #1 branch in Contract Services, the Accounting and Finance division in Houston.  This role will be responsible for recruiting, networking, pipelining and placing mid to executive level accounting and finance talent in contract/consulting engagements. 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and uncapped commission compensation plan
  • Yearly bonuses on production
  • Unlimited vacation day policy
  • Great health care and 401K plan
  • Top Performance clubs and incentive trips (join us in Mexico next year!)
  • LinkedIn Recruiter seat for every associate along with other advanced resources & tools 
  • Empowering, inclusive and fun culture 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Partner with the Business Development team to gain insight on new positions, client requirements, and future opportunities for business
  • Proactively source candidates through existing database and contacts, social media, job boards, job fairs, professional networking sites, referrals, and advertising campaigns
  • Maintain and guarantee appropriate service delivery upon qualification of the opening with a client
  • Maintain weekly KPIs to ensure success in the business 
  • Balance desk with proactive recruiting for upcoming projects, and/or recruiting for Matrix positions within Accounting and Finance
  • Manage the candidate cycle from start to finish, including but not limited to:
    • Performing the initial profile and making recommendations on resume preparation/formatting
    • Advising on competitive market pay rate requirements
    • Establish rapport with candidates by interviewing them in person or virtually
    • Qualifying the candidate for current or future openings 
    • Facilitating the scheduling of interviews with clients as well as preparing the candidate on interview expectations
    • Debriefing candidates after interviews
    • Extending verbal offers and, ultimately placing the candidate.  
    • Verifying references, and managing all paperwork required to be eligible to consult through Lucas Group
    • Maintaining relationships with consultants by performing quality check calls 
  • Partner with the back office team for administrative tasks such as background check process, paperwork and tax information, as well as benefits information for consultants
  • Keep up with employee timesheets and ensure proper approval for timely payroll processing

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business
  • 3+ years of high volume recruiting experience, specifically within accounting/finance

HR Manager

  • Location: Bronx, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558774

Title: HR Manager

Location: Bronx, NY

ID: 1558774

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a leading distribution company on their search for an HR Manager located in Bronx, NY. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual who will serve as an HR expert and provide day to day HR support, guidance and advice on a variety of HR functions from benefits to employee relations to workers compensation and much more. This individual will also partner closely with the other HR Manager on implementing new policies and procedures.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Dealing with employee relations, workers compensation, corporate HR policies and other HR functions.
  • Fast growing company
  • Develop, implement and administer organization-wide policies and procedures
  • Serve as subject matter expert and ‘go-to’ person for all HR related issues
  • Establish and maintain safety initiatives
  • Maintain and promote open communication with all departments
  • Counsel and guide hiring managers and employees on HR and employee relations matters
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of progressive HR experience
  • Union experience
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish a plus
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable in high volume environments

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Sales Development Representative

  • Location: Roswell, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558761

Our client is part of the $70 billion global Industrial gas market. The industry produces, distributes and sells atmospheric gases and other specialty products. A wide variety of industries are served, including food and beverage, healthcare, construction, manufacturing, and many others.

The organization focuses on large national clients with numerous locations who benefit from our combination of People, Process, and Product.

If you are creative, team orientated, and a learner; see how our unique chemistry can benefit you. We are actively seeking new team members with inside enterprise sales experience. 

The Sales Development Representative is primarily responsible for developing and building relationships with prospects to ensure they are ready to be engaged in sales process. The purpose of lead generation is to highly qualify prospects that have been nurtured by marketing or identified from other sources so that they are at a point where Business Development can engage them with a higher likelihood to purchase our services in the shortest sales cycle possible.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Accomplish department objectives by planning and evaluating department activities.
  • Using strategic targeting and collaborate with VP of Sales and Marketing, National Market Manager (NMM) and National Sales Representative (NSR) to identify prospects that are a priority for nurturing and setting appointments.
  • Analyze leads created from marketing nurturing programs to identify those ready for further qualification and engagement by NMM and NSR.
  • Develop and implement long term lead generation strategy for these essential market targets around company services by analyzing full service line potential and current market presence.
  • Communicate consistent and meaningful touches that establish the perception of the company’s thought leadership with viable prospects regardless of their timing to buy.
  • Assist in identifying and developing professional relationships with decision makers and influencers outside of initial meeting contact.
  • Maintain a minimum of quarterly contact with prospect, communicating status to relevant NMM and NSR and adjusting plan as required.
  • Ongoing communication with prospects that recently entered into a competitive contract.
  • Continually monitor competitive landscape and contract expiration dates of prospects.
  • Partner with VP and NMM to create campaigns from beginning to end, including campaign planning, audience targeting, messaging, and reporting. Examples include email, direct mail, webinars, downloadable web content, events, cold calling, etc.
  • Work with VP and NMM to develop and refine lead scoring criteria within salesforce.com to validate when a lead is sales ready.
  • Work with the VP and NMM to create lead nurturing tracks and content that will create greater velocity through the sales pipeline.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing, Communications, or related field preferred.
  • Expertise in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and Salesforce.com.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years demonstrated success in lead generation, lead qualification, appointment setting and/or similar hands on experience.
  • Strong communication, phone etiquette and presentation skills
  • Must be self-driven and produce results independent of day-to-day supervision

HR Supervisor

  • Location: Texarkana, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558727

Title:  HR Supervisor

Location:  Texarkana, TX

ID:  1558727

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a large manufacturing organization in Texarkana, TX looking to add an HR Supervisor to their leadership team. Here are some additional requirements:

  • Must have experience recruiting salaried employees and for the internship program
  • Must have investigation and labor relations experience (preferably with a Union)
  • Experience with 500+ union and non-union employees
  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Collection Specialist

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558685

Our client, a leading finance company, specialized in helping to finance small-midsize businesses, is looking for a Collections Specialist. This individual will play a vital support role and serve the clients, in assisting with client collections. This position will sit at the company’s headquarters in the Brentwood Neighbored of Los Angeles. 

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate past due information with borrows
  • Skip trace to find unresponsive debtors and missing collateral.
  • Listen to client, reconciling accounts and following up as needed
  • Assist in determining collection strategies, repossession decisions and recovery plans.
  • Other tasks as assigned

 

Requirements:

  • 4+ years professional experience
  • Energetic, self-motivated, friendly and fanatical about providing excellent customer service
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, and organizational skills
  • Previous experience in the lending or legal experience preferred
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred

Recruiter

  • Location: San Ramon, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558682

Title: Recruiter

Location: San Ramon, CA

ID:  1558682

Relocation: No

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a building material manufacturing company on their search for a Recruiter located in San Ramon, CA. This individual will be responsible for leading recruiting efforts to attract and retain top talent while managing the recruitment process from selection to onboarding for exempt and nonexempt roles for this global organization. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop and implement strategies to attract top talent, ensure quality selection as well as manage an active pipeline for future openings
  • Full cycle recruiting-all recruitment process activities from requisition opening to closure for defined areas of responsibility.
  • Write and place job advertising in various media outlets
  • Partner with management and leadership to identify recruiting needs & solutions
  • Create and provide weekly report to leadership team.
  • Provide support and guidance to hiring managers related to the selection process
  • Develop and maintain contacts with universities, alumni groups and other organizations to find and attract talent
  • Support other HR projects and initiatives

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but will consider candidates with a demonstrated history of continued learning through certifications and recruitment experience
  • Strong sourcing skills
  • Experience in LinkedIn recruiter, Brass Ring, Avature or Hire Right
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work in a corporate environment as well as work autonomously

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Senior Accountant

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558638

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

Our firm has been selected to conduct a search for a Senior Accountant on behalf of one of the largest, privately held companies in North America.  This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to accounting, systems, treasury, plant, M&A and be part of a stable, growing company with excellent core values that provides outstanding benefits, and work-life balance.   In the event this is of interest send me your updated resume and suitable time windows to connect

Compensation: up to $70,000-$80.000 with 15% target bonus.
This position will entertain a competitive range of compensation including base salary and competitive benefits.

Experience Requirements:

  • BBA Accounting required.
  • 4-6 years’ experience public industry combo with minimum of 3 years industry, or 4-6 years all industry. Does not want to consider straight public.
  • Solid general ledger including GAAP financial statements, consolidated reporting, account analysis, audit schedules, accounting systems, Microsoft applications, and analytical projects.

Some responsibilities include…

  • Support corporate reporting, consolidations, acquisitions integration.
  • Prepare and enter monthly and yearly journal entries for monthly, quarterly and year-end close reporting.
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements.
  • Prepare US GAAP consolidated financial work papers and financial statements.
  • Learn Corporate ERP Systems (Sage 100, HFM System and Sage FAS Software).
  • Maintain plant, property and equipment detailed sub-ledgers.
  • Assist in various treasury and online banking tasks.
  • Assist with other duties and projects as assigned.
Job ID: 1558638

HRBP

  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558631

Title:  HRBP

Location:  San Antonio, TX

ID:  1558631

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a Fortune 500 organization on their search for an HRBP in the greater San Antonio metro area. This role will help support multiple manufacturing facilities and will help drive employee engagement and build relationships with managers. The ideal candidate will have industry experience, be a true generalist and a have a strategic mindset. This role does require someone to be bilingual Spanish.
Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recruiting needs of various locations
  • Manage ATS
  • Facilitate training needs to include management training
  • New hire orientation and on-boarding
  • Manage employee relation needs
  • Build relationships with managers and help with employee engagement
  • Assist with investigations as necessary
  • Support Area HR Manager

Experience/Preferred Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree required
  • Must be fully bilingual Spanish
  • 2+ years' HR experience
  • Industry experience; manufacturing, industrial, blue collar, etc.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time
  • Must be able to work independently

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Data Analytics Senior

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558604

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

Analytics and Continuous Monitoring Auditor

Location: Houston, TX

We are currently partnering with an industry-leading organization on a search for an Analytics and Continuous Monitoring Auditor to support this firm's goal of substantial growth.

Highlights:

  • Opportunity to work for a multi-billion dollar international organization 
  • Great leaders who have been with the company for several years 
  • Great benefits including 401K plan and a separate pension plan 
  • Great opportunities within the company to move up and around, both in the US and internationally 
  • Highly competitive employee benefits program

Essential Responsibilities: 
•Develop an understanding of BHGE processes, risks, and opportunities for data analytics and continuous controls auditing through research and interviews with subject matter expert employees
•Design and implement analytical tools, including data extraction, analyses, dashboards, scorecards, and reports.
•Execute data-driven audit projects and investigations, such as vendor audits and fraud investigations, as assigned
•Integrate enhanced data analyses and RPA tools into Internal Audit’s methodology 
•Communicate recommendations to all levels of management through presentations and report writing
•Develop sound recommendations for improvements to controls and business processes
•Document work performed to support conclusions and recommendations 

Qualifications/Requirements: 
•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, Computer Science or related discipline required
•2+ years of relevant work experience
•Proficiency with programming, scripting, and data analysis software such as ACL, Idea, and Tableau
•Advanced PC skills, including Word and Excel
•Intellectual curiosity and a commitment to personal development
•Comfort in dealing with ambiguity
•Self-motivated with the ability to work independently
•Strong technical, analytical, and decision making skills; ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize information
•Professional assertiveness and strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels of management
•Excellent oral and written communication skills
•20% domestic and international travel required to audit locations.

Desired Characteristics: 
•Desire to pursue the CPA, CIA, CFE, or other related certification 

Senior Internal Auditor

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558601

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

SENIOR FINANCIAL AUDITOR

Location: Houston, TX

We are currently partnering with an industry-leading organization on a search for an Senior Financial Auditor to support this firm's goal of substantial growth.

Highlights:

  • Opportunity to work for a multi-billion dollar international organization 
  • Great leaders who have been with the company for several years 
  • Great benefits including 401K plan and a separate pension plan 
  • Great opportunities within the company to move up and around, both in the US and internationally 
  • Highly competitive employee benefits program

Essential Responsibilities:
•Execute financial and operational assurance and consulting engagements worldwide 
•Develop an understanding of processes, risks and opportunities through research and interviews with subject matter expert employees 
•Design and perform data analytics and other procedures to meet engagement objectives 
•Develop sound recommendations for improvements to controls and business processes 
•Communicate recommendations to all levels of management through presentations and report writing 
•Document work performed to support conclusions and recommendations

Qualifications/Requirements:
•Bachelor's Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or other technical field such as Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, etc. 
•5+ years of experience in auditing, consulting, or other relevant financial or operational experience  
•Advanced PC skills, including Word and Excel 
•Intellectual curiosity and a commitment to personal development 
•Comfort in dealing with ambiguity 
•Self-motivated with the ability to work independently 
•Strong technical, analytical and decision making skills 
•Professional assertiveness and strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels of management 
•Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Characteristics:
•Master’s or advanced degree preferred
•Active CPA or CIA certification
•Experience with SAP a plus 
•Must have the ability to travel globally up to 20% of the year on International trips that are 2-3 weeks 

Internal Audit Supervisor

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558596

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

INTERNAL AUDIT SUPERVISOR

Location: Houston, TX

We are currently partnering with an industry-leading organization on a search for an Internal Audit Supervisor to support this firm's goal of substantial growth.

Highlights:

  • Opportunity to work for a multi-billion dollar international organization 
  • Great leaders who have been with the company for several years 
  • Great benefits including 401K plan and a separate pension plan 
  • Great opportunities within the company to move up and around, both in the US and internationally 
  • Highly competitive employee benefits program

Essential Responsibilities:
•Supervise and execute financial and operational assurance and consulting engagements worldwide. 
•Lead the planning and execution of audits performed by teams of 2 to 5 professionals.
•Review work of others to ensure audit documentation is in compliance with department standards and Sarbanes Oxley requirements.
•Develop an understanding of processes, risks and opportunities through research and interviews with subject matter expert employees.
•Design and perform data analytics and other procedures to meet engagement objectives 
•Develop sound recommendations for improvements to controls and business processes 
•Communicate recommendations to all levels of management through presentations and report writing 
•Document work performed to support conclusions and recommendations
•Support Leadership in practice development to advance the Internal Audit function. 

Qualifications/Requirements: 
•Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related discipline required
•5+ years of relevant work experience
•2+ years of supervisory experience 
•License/Certification Required:  CPA or CIA
•Advanced PC skills, including Word and Excel
•Intellectual curiosity and a commitment to personal development
•Comfort in dealing with ambiguity
•Self-motivated with the ability to work independently 
•Strong technical, analytical, and decision making skills; ability to analyze, interpret, and summarize information
•Professional assertiveness and strong interpersonal skills with ability to interact with all levels of managements
•Excellent oral and written communication skills 
•20% domestic and international travel required to audit locations. 

Desired Characteristics: 
•Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related discipline preferred
•Big 4 or Internal Audit experience with large global enterprise desired
•Experience with SAP preferred 

Product Development Director

  • Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558552

Lucas Group has been retained by a growing manufacturer of consumer products in the seasonal and hobby categories to identify their next Product Development Director to help lead their product endeavors in North America.

Company

Our client has been designing and manufacturing consumer products for over 50 years. Their in-house design team partners with some of the largest retailers in the world to identify emerging trends for hundreds of new products they bring to market every year. They are a leader in the Craft, Hobby, Home Décor and Seasonal categories with a presence in over 50K doors in the US.

 

Position Summary

As the Product Development Director, you will “own” the product lifecycle from ideation through final development. Working cross-functionally with the Sales, Supply Chain, and Finance teams, you will help develop successful brand portfolio’s to deliver net sales, revenue, margin and targeted profits. This is a terrific opportunity for someone who wants an upward career path with a company that is both established and growing.

Some Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage ideation and development cycle of product categories
  • Drive new product launches ensuring key milestones are achieved and products are brought to market on a timely basis
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the customer base, their merchandising and product strategies.
  • Research to uncover specific unmet needs and consumer trends that will form a basis for innovation efforts

Primary Location

South Florida Area

Compensation/Benefits

Competitive Salary + Bonus

Excellent Benefits Package

Assistant Controller

  • Location: roswell, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558551

Our client, a $300M private equity backed software company located in the Atlanta area, is looking for a strong Assisstant Controller to join their team!

As the Assistant Controller, you will drive the month end close process, focus on operational accounting processes and implement efficiencies. This is an opportunity to join a growing company in a role that will focus on global operations.                                                                                                                 

Desired Skills and Experience

If you have 4 years of  operational accounting experience in a role where you have optimized processes as it pertains to the close/AP processed, with your degree in Finance/Accounting, we'd love to hear from you! CPA and Big 4 foundation are a big plus to our client! 

Human Capital Manager

  • Location: Torrance, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558533

Title: Human Capital Manager

ID: 1558533

Location: Torrance, CA

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a prominent beverage company in their search for a Human Capital Manager to oversee all aspect of HR in a Torrance-based distribution center. The Human Capital Manager is accountable for managing human resource functions including: implementing HR operational strategies; ensuring Talent Management practices are consistently implemented and ensuring high levels of employee engagement.

Responsibilities include the development of strong partnerships with business leaders and coaching and developing managers and front line leaders, analyzing business information and leading HR and business project initiatives; proactively engaging in employee relations issues, managing candidate selection and employee development activities; and managing programs, policies and procedures in support of our business culture. The HC Manager will report to an area Director of Human Capital.

To be considered for this opportunity, all Candidates MUST HAVE all of the following:

  • Labor Relations experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • HR Certifications such as the PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
  • Distribution experience is highly desired

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

 

Territory Sales Manager

  • Location: Los Angeles County, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558523

TERRITORY SALES MANAGER

Very Established Local AUTOMATIC CONTROL VALVE MANUFACTURER

Home Office Based Position / Single contributor role

Base salary + bonus

This is a ‘big money’ territory so you MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: (to be considered)

  • PIPE, VALVE, FITTING SALES EXPERIENCE
  • KNOWLEDGE OF HYDRAULIC PRINCIPLES AS APPLIED TO VALVES, PUMPS, MOTORS ETC.
  • KNOW COMPETITOR PRODUCTS, FIELD APPLICATIONS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Territory: Los Angeles County to Pasadena (Must live in the area so as to travel to plant when needed)

Business to Business in-person sales calls

Markets selling into:

Waterworks – Water Distribution & Water Treatment Plants

Fire Protection

Elevation change

Treatment Plants

Mining

Municipalities

 

Lead/Sr Developer – React/Angular/Go

  • Location: naples, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558453

Main Objective: Develop, support, and maintain high-end and innovative software applications that support mission of helping surgeons treat their patients better. Write high-quality, reliable, and maintainable code and collaborate in a cross-functional team environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively participates in software application development.
  • Translates abstract requirements into functional code to meet intended objectives and key results. Shows initiative and pro-actively implements application improvements and updates.
  • Maintains and enhances existing applications.
  • Effectively diagnoses and resolves application issues.
  • Deals with all aspects of the technology stack from client side programming to configuring servers and running applications.
  • Monitors applications for abnormalities and looks for areas to improve application availability and speed.
  • Deploys code changes to different environments in a safe and reliable manner.
  • Conducts code reviews, provides feedback, and suggests changes as needed.
  • Assesses new technologies, programming languages, and software. Presents findings and recommendations to both the team and business.
  • Works effectively with the UX, QA and Product Management teams during all stages of application development (ideation, design, build, test, and release).
  • Communicates effectively with customers and project stakeholders.
  • Occasional travel for training, meetings or trade shows may be required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience developing web/mobile applications that are used in a production environment.
  • 2+ years of Lead experience
  • Experience writing robust, pragmatic code following design patterns/anti-patterns.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training

  • Advanced experience developing and supporting web and/or mobile applications using programming/scripting languages such as Angular OR React OR Go
  • Advanced experience developing applications using a framework such as Ruby on Rails or MVC on iOS.
  • In-depth understanding of modern web development techniques and standards including JavaScript, responsive web design, and front end development frameworks.
  • Knowledge of React and AngularJS is a plus.
  • Advanced understanding of relational database design. Experience with NoSQL data stores is a plus.
  • Must be able to write SQL queries and understand database concepts such as stored procedures, views and triggers.
  • Experience with performance tuning tools (e.g. Instruments for iOS, Chrome Web Tools, etc.).
  • Knowledgeable about web standards, W3C specifications, and cross-browser/cross-platform/cross-device compatibility.
  • Advanced experience with distributed version control systems such as Git

VP Controller

  • Location: Atlanta
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558452

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior recruitment results.  From small and mid-sized companies to Fortune 500 corporations, we successfully partner with our clients in finding transcendent talent. 

 

Our Client is a leading food-service alternative that empowers customers to experience a variety of options all from the touch of technology. To lead their explosive growth, we are looking for a VP Controller! You’ll be responsible for driving the financial planning of the company by analyzing its performance and risks.

 

Location: Downtown Miami

Compensation: low $200,000 base salary plus 25% bonus

 

If you are a self-starter with leadership qualities who thrives in a fast paced, growing environment. You are also highly organized & detail oriented; able to keep sight of multiple deadlines & responsibilities. You enjoy collaboration, working in a team environment and solution oriented.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serves CEO/Reports to Chief Accounting Officer
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual GAAP Financials
  • Daily and weekly operational reporting (sales/COGS/Labor)- ties to FS
  • Produce monthly reporting package for CEO and Corporate accounting
  • Budget and forecast (modeling assistance from Finance (Felix)
  • System of operational and internal accounting controls to produce weekly and monthly operational reports with minimal manual intervention
  • ERP implementation co-leader
  • Build team to support rapid launch with 200+ locations in 18-24 months

 

Requirements:

 

  • 15+ years in Food service within accounting and controllership function in large multi-location environment
  • Rapid growth or change environments
  • POS, ERP and accounting system implementation (fully automated)
  • Creating appropriate dashboards for Key KPI’s
  • Building exceptional teams
  • Use of centralized shared service functions
  • CPA

 

Lucas Group is a nationwide executive search firm with practice groups including Accounting & Finance, IT, HR, Legal, Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain and Logistics, Manufacturing and Military Transition.  Please visit us at www.LucasGroup.com.

Senior Manufacturing Manager

  • Location: Emeryville, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558439

Due to our double digit growth for the past 8 years, we are looking for a Manufacturing Manager or Continuous Improvement leader to join us in our journey. We have over 10 new products in our pipeline and need another strong and creative performer to join our team.

Some of the duties will include:

  • Issue resolution, resolution negotiation for 10 facilities
  • Coordinating with supply planning manager, quality manager, procurement manager
  • Owns co-packer operations
  • Develops and analyzes contracts
  • Manages co-packer cost and budget performance
  • Partner with Supply Planning and Quality
  • Works directly with VP of Operations on tactical and strategic plans

Degree: Any 4 year degree

Experience required:

  • 7 years exp
    • manufacturing, engineering, or quality leadership experience in food manufacturing environment or continuous improvement
    • contract manufacturing/working with contract manufacturing (co-mfg)
  • knowledge to improve and meet manufacturing quality and process

Travel: 25-35%

Compensation: Depends on experience

Internal Audit Manager

  • Location: New Port Richey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558426

Role Objectives:

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success.

 

Lucas Group has partnered with our client, a manufacturing company in the North Tampa Suburbs who is looking for a Internal Audit Manager.  This will be a heavy travel job (75%) for the first year and then normalize into a 25% travel role after year 1.  As the company continues to grow additional growth opportunities will be available to those candidates that excel in this role. This role is open due to the incumbent being promoted.     

 

Responsibilities:

Responsible for compliance, operational and financial audits
Prepare audit reports including observations and recommendations
Development and coordination of overall audit strategy
Presentations to Audit committee
Managing a staff (2)

 

MUST have:

  • Experience conducting “walk-through”- flow charts etc. 
  • SSAE18 reports, SOC 1 reports (
  • Analyzing the D reports 
  • Keeping current on Accounting Regulations: ASC 606, lease accounting standards etc. 
  • CPA/Public Accounting

Nice to haves:

  • M&A Experience (Pre/Post acquisition integration work)
  • Centralizing controls- they have 30 locations worldwide, and they are looking to centralize these. 

 

This is a full-time, direct hire position.

HR Analyst

  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558423

Title: HR Analyst

Location: Dallas, TX

ID: 1558423

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a growing organization on their search for an HR (Talent Acquisition) Analyst in Dallas.

This is a key role working with the Vice President of Talent Acquisition creating dashboards and reports in ICIMS, helping with the onboarding process. Additionally, this person will be responsible for the career website and much of the social media for the TA team.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of strong HR analytical experience specifically working with HR Systems

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Head of Digital Products

  • Location: new york, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558365

Lucas Group is working with a dynamic leader in the field of international education— they're searching for a well rounded product leader, with a technical background and hands on experience with UX and Visual Design, always placing users first. 

The client's network consists of 60 partner organizations with over 1,000 staff and 50,000 volunteers worldwide. As the Head of Digital Products, the selected candidate will be responsible for coordinating a matrix team of Product Managers and work together on developing and executing on the digital strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate matrix team consisting of five Product Managers and the maintenance and development of future and current digital products: Client's (in-house database system), Gsuite (e-mail and collaboration), Salesforce (lead management operations), WordPress (external websites), Workplace by Facebook (internal communication), and more.
  • Develop and execute digital strategy for the organization. Rethink the current digital architecture including defining the role and future of the in-house database system.
  • Manage vendor relationships, including outsourced IT operation—approximately 10 FTE.
  • Together with Product Managers, work with all relevant stakeholders to identify and develop features that support the customer journeys for external audiences and/or operational efficiencies for internal operations.
  • Work closely with the Data Protection Officer and be an active member of the data protection team, to ensure that adequate organizational and technical measures are in place to safeguard personal data and comply with data protection laws and policies.

Specialties:

  • Advanced skills in different areas of Product and Project Management
  • Experience working with Agile enabled development teams
  • Strong understanding of User Experience Design
  • Extensive experience working and managing cross-functional teams, preferably at an international level
  • Preferably Certified as Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) and Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Proven ability to drive large complex projects with a track record of achievement
  • Experience in team management
  • Strong technical background and analytical skills with the ability to learn quickly
  • Experience in managing .NET, WordPress and Salesforce environments, along with G Suite administration, and in working with data analytic tools
  • Fluent in English, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Travel abroad may be required

 

Director of Procurement

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558355

We are looking for a leader to be a Director of Commodity Procurement to join our team in our Los Angeles Facility.  We are a multi-site organization.  You will be joining a successful business with almost a 100 year history. 

 

As a leader you will be responsible for:

 

developing, sourcing, implementing strategies to procure main commodity (food ingredients)

risk mitigation

– supplier management

– strategic sourcing

–       product management

–       cost control

–       will become company expert in all commodity based communications with customer, vendors, business contacts

–       work closely with Quality control in SQF level 3 environment

 

Requirements:

  • At least 5 years commodity purchasing exp in commodity based food industry involving hedging, risk management, futures market strategies
  • Procuring food ingredients
  • Exp working with operations, transportation, inventory management, sales and quality
  • SAP is a plus

Data Anlayst

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558300

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Head of Technology and internal clients/leaders with Yardi
  • Requirement gathering, and custom configurations
  • Assist key team members through effective project coordination, issues resolution, risk identification and effective communication
  • Develop and maintain business process documentation
  • Participate in system/process workflow template development and data filtering criteria within CRM system/s

 

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience dealing with Data
  • Strong expertise in Excel
  • Strong SQL skills
  • A strong plus – Yardi experience

Contract Recruiter

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1558291

Title: Contract Recruiter

Location: Houston, TX

ID: 1558291

Role Overview: Lucas Group, a professional search and placement firm, is accepting candidates who are interested in contract and interim consulting work. We are searching for strategic and tactical Contract Recruiters with experience in:

  • Candidate identification and pipelining
  • Conducting phone and in person interviews
  • Working with hiring managers to understand and intake searches
  • Managing the candidate process from intake to onboarding and start
  • Working with Applicant Tracking systems

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of experience as a Recruiter or Talent Acquisition professional

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Software Engineer

  • Location: Homosassa, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558289

Lucas Group is working with our client to maximize their independence by working on-site with a small, successful, cross functional team to continuously build, deploy and support a Windows GUI application written in C# and WPF.

The right candidate will receive 1 on 1 mentoring from a proven Google/YouTube engineering manager, while building real-world software products in a structured, Agile development process. Your input will help drive this nascent product that is being added to the portfolio of a highly successful, existing business. 

Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years professional C# and WPF development experience (negotiable with similar alternative stacks)
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Automated unit testing
  • Continuous deployment
  • Pair programming
  • Agile development methodologies

 

Director, Digital Platform & Innovation

  • Location: Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558274

Our client is looking for a strategic leader with deep experience leading Digital teams to join the Information Technology organization, as the Director, Digital Platforms and Innovation, reporting directly to the CIO.

Experience:

  • 10+ years of full-time work experience, including 6+ years in a managerial role
  • Xamarin, .net, Angular, java, C#, MSSQL, AWS, Airwatch, Google APIs, Bootstrap, HTML
  • Expert understanding of Adobe Experience Manager
  • Superior analytical skills, creativity in problem solving, and attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial mindset that relishes problem solving, trouble-shooting and improving processes / tools
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to develop concise and effective presentations tailored to specific audiences
  • Strong relationship building and collaboration skills, especially in cross-functional teams
  • Comfort in a dynamic, fast-moving, Agile, and matrix work environment

 

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

  • Location: Paramus, New Jersey
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1558253

Title: Senior Director of Talent Acquisition

Location: Paramus, New Jersey

Industry: Technology

ID:  1558253

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with a global organization on their search for a Senior Director of Talent Acquisition. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate in this newly created role due to the growth of the organization. This person will lead and drive projects for all business clients to implement talent acquisition and retention related initiatives around organizational change, attraction, retention, work-force planning and performance enhancements. 

While leading a team of 5+ employees, the Senior Director of Talent Acquisition will be responsible for effectively overseeing all recruitment programs to attract and identify top talent.  This candidate will also need 15+ years of talent acquisition experience, including recruiting experience as a strategic partner filling C-Suite and Executive level positions.    

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 15+ year’s talent acquisition experience
  • Management experience
  • Experience recruiting for C-suite and top level executives
  • Technical recruiting background is a plus

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Communications Manager

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558252

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Communications Manager to add as a key member of our client’s Marketing team. The role can sit in the Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington DC or New York City. Our client is a leading law firm with a dynamic and enterprising approach, and is building a leading Marketing function.

The Communications Manager is responsible for helping to increase the firm’s visibility across its national offices and practices. The Communications Manager is responsible for developing successful media campaigns, writing compelling copy, leveraging social media to effectively promote firm content, and drafting award submissions and press releases.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement communication plans for the firm, key practice and industry groups.
  • Effectively applies knowledge of current tools and trends to continuously evolve communications plans that will improve the firm’s story, market the culture, keep content fresh and one step ahead of other firms both internally and externally on a variety of channels.
  • Create a seamless flow of information from top-down and bottom-up that results in team members receiving important and accurate information.
  • Prioritize initiatives and deliverables to provide the business on-time and quality products.
  • Participate in management and guidance of external public relations firms and resources.
  • Collaborate closely with business development leads and partners to understand market challenges, business opportunities, and competitive elements, helping to align public relations strategy to address them.
  • Identify appropriate third-party commentary topics and industry trends.
  • Leverage firm content across various social media platforms and channels, helping to develop and implement social media strategy.
  • Lead and develop executive and internal communications.
  • Draft various editorial-based award submissions for media outlets (Law360 and American Lawyer).
  • Develop and maintain robust reporting on activity and results.
  • Develop monitoring programs to ensure all engagement initiatives are measurable, continuously improving, and exceeding industry benchmarks.
  • Lead and oversee internal communications programs that keep employees informed and engaged through digestible content; determining the best channel for each message (intranet, digital displays, newsletters, text alerts, videos or company-wide communications).
  • Ensures deliverables and projects are met timely and delight the customer.

REQUIREMENTS

· BA/BS in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field is required. Master’s is preferred.

  • 10+  years of experience, in a communications role, working in the professional services industry, preferably in a law firm
  • Experience in a global, national or regional professional services firm, Fortune 500 company, or PR/advertising agency experience a plus
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written, especially the proper use of grammar.
  • Must be a relationship builder who is trusted, creative, collaborative, dependable, persuasive, and possess high ethical standards.
  • Ability to operate and execute effectively in a rapidly changing environment where analytical skills and agility are equally as important.
  • Must be extremely organized, have strong project management skills and be sensitive and responsive to internal and external client demands and deadlines.
  • Ability to work with all levels of firm management, work well as part of a team and independently.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong proofreading skills.
  • Ability to think strategically, analytically and creatively.

This Communications Manager requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. The Communications Manager should be a team player with strong organizational and writing skills and a sharp attention to detail. He/she should be able to communicate accurately and professionally with both internal and external clients and vendors and to work independently and complete tasks efficiently with minimal oversight. If you like new challenges every day and are charged up by a fast paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume and portfolio of writing samples to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Security Engineer – Vulnerability Management

  • Location: Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558245

Come be part of an exciting company as we establish our in-house IT team.  Lucas Group is looking for an excellent Security Engineer to help build from the ground up a top tier security program. 

Experience:

  • Professional experience in Information Security
  • Vulnerability & Secure Code solutions such as Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 Nexpose, Qualys, WhiteHat, HP Fortify, Veracode, AppSpider
  • Intermediate to Proficient in scripting languages
  • Fundamental understanding of OWASP Top 10 Web application Security Risks
  • Diverse Cloud Computing (AWS & Azure)
  • Network Switching and Routing (Cisco, Juniper), Familiarity of TCP/IP and associated protocols.
  • Understanding of Windows and Linux
  • Experience with dynamic application security testing and/or penetration testing a plus
  • Understanding of a variety of technical concepts with focus on cloud computing, automation, networking, systems administration, application development, and information security best practices.
  • Experience with data metrics & normalization with the ability to provide qualitative & quantitative analysis and recommendations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and/or project ownership skills
  • Ability to develop excellent working relationships with a variety of other enabling teams
  • Excellent attention to detail, data accuracy, and data analysis
  • Self-motivated and works with a high level of intellectual curiosity and a high degree of integrity

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related discipline.
  • 3+ years of related professional experiences
  • Certifications such as GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Web Application Penetration Tester (GWAPT) or CompTIA Security +

 

Senior Corporate Attorney

  • Location: Paramus, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558237

A NJ based company is looking for a Senior Corporate Attorney with a strong M&A background to handle a wide range of responsibilities. Ideal candidate with have 10+ years’ experience either in house or at large law firm. Additionally will have experience working in a regulated environment (water, telecom, gas, electric).This role will be based in the Northern New Jersey HQ and offers a competitive package and excellent work/life balance.

For confidential inquiries please call or email Courtney Schlesinger at 212-293-1083, cschlesinger@lucasgroup.com

 

ERP Analyst

  • Location: WASHINGTON DC
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558207

ERP Analyst will work on a wide array of tasks, focused on the proprietary system in place at this company. ERP Analyst will join an incredibly sharp team who strive to make a difference. This person will be comfortable working independently as well as with a team in a rapidly changing environment. 

Skills:

  • 3+ years of ERP or HRIS Expereince 
  • Experience implementing, configuring, supporting and enhancing ERP or HRIS systems. 
  • Ability to pick up new systems quickly.
  • Experience providing technical support and training to people at all levels of seniority and technical knowledge.
  • MUST have strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Information Management. 
  • Any exposure to MS Dynamics is a bonus. 

Regional Recruiter

  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558205

Title:  Regional Recruiter

Location:  Dallas, TX

ID:  1558205

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a growing organization on their search for a Regional Recruiter in Dallas, Texas. 

This autonomous role will allow the recruiter to partner with operations field leadership on various roles ranging from hourly positions to senior management positions. In addition to recruiting, there is significant opportunity to help put structure and process in place.

Qualifications

  • 3+ year’s recruiting experience required with a field or light industrial background
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred-not required

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Learning & Development Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558189

Title: Learning & Development Manager

Location:  Atlanta, GA

ID:  1558189

Lucas Group is currently partnered with an Atlanta based manufacturing client looking to add a Learning & Development Manager to their Talent Management COE, HQ in Atlanta, Georgia.
The incumbent will be responsible for the creation, development & delivery of training initiatives supporting their field management & leadership population across the US.

Company Overview:

Our client manufactures, and supplies packaging solutions to clients in a variety of industries.

Role Overview:
Reporting to the Head of Talent Management and part of the Learning COE, the contributor manager will be responsible for creating and delivering management learning opportunities to field & corporate leadership teams. Hourly environments background is strongly preferred from similar industries inclusive of; manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, distribution, etc.

Requirements:

  • DDI certification
  • 5+ years of learning & training experience to include content development and training delivery to field & corporate populations (train the trainer ideal)
  • Travel of 40% to plants or in the regions
  • BS / BA in related HR or related fields

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Director, Engineering

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558173

The Director, Engineering/Maintenance is responsible for proactive development, optimization and deployment of cost effective maintenance & reliability (M&R) programs, with growth potential to become a VP of Operations.  In addition, the Director, Engineering/Maintenance is responsible for communicating the vision, strategy and tactical application of cost effective M&R management techniques including Operator Asset Care, preventive, predictive, condition based monitoring, and other maintenance management fundamentals.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • To execute the strategic direction for Engineering/Maintenance
  • Leads and directs M&R programs & initiatives to deliver reliable and cost effective equipment performance at predictable M&R costs.
  • Responsible for propagating key M&R learning’s & best practices across the enterprise
  • Actively manages M&R key performance indicators (KPI’s) and the processes to report, track, evaluate and leverage
  • Coaches plant M&R personnel in reliability improvement and change management techniques.
  • Optimizing the efficiency and effectiveness of tracking maintenance labor and materials costs
  • Provides expertise, training and coaching in the development of multi-year rolling Maintenance Management Continuous Improvement Plans, three year M&R Roadmaps, and Maintenance Plans.
  • Provides M&R leadership and guidance to MRO supply and inventory management initiatives / teams. Fosters the use of M&R best practices, tools and techniques to enable spare parts needs forecasting and JIT spare parts availability while optimizing overall costs

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical)
  • Ten years minimum M&R / technical management experience is required
  • Experience leading cross functional initiatives across multiple plants / businesses
  • Experience as Maintenance / Engineering Manager in a manufacturing environment is required
  • Experience in commercial food manufacturing
  • Experience implementing improvement strategies across multiple plants / businesses – preferred
  • Minimal travel

Legal Assistant

  • Location: Towson, Maryland
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1558154

Towson firm seeks Excel-Savvy assistant to help with small practice operations.  A professionally pleasant personality and cheerful disposition will fit in perfectly with the wonderful culture of this established practice.  There is plenty of client interaction and opportunity for career growth in a lucrative and sophisticated area of law.  Must have strong grammar skills and be proficient with Excel.  Free parking.  Temp-to-perm arrangement is preferred.

Outside Territory Sales – Anaheim

  • Location: Anaheim, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558132

Lucas Group has partnered with a well-established, stable and fast paced company with a growing roster of high profile, FUN clients. They’re experts in helping many employers manage payroll, benefits, 401(k) human resources, government employee forms and much more for many companies in the Southwest and increasingly, across the U.S. No other Administrative Services Organization (ASO) invests in product innovation the way our client does, giving clients access to truly cutting-edge technology.

Due to their success in meeting and exceeding their clients’ needs over the last 15 plus years or so and their development of a new, dynamic certified payroll tool, this organization is expanding their footprint and services in to the Anaheim/ Orange County area. With the focus NEW business first, the ideal candidate identifies and closes sales for our ASO services solutions. A knowledge of the construction industry is a huge plus as they will be targeting their services to that industry to start. This person must be a self-starting closer who can create a large pipeline of business within a short period of time. We look for business athletes who are aggressive team players – hungry, nimble and intelligent – with the ability and willingness to close a mix of complex enterprise and professional level deals. This company has a very collaborative, inclusive culture that they protect when hiring. People who work her usually do not leave and become very successful..

Responsibilities

  • Attain new business (we have a sales support group that helps with appointment setting and lead generation)
  • Move the ENTIRE sales cycle forward
  • CLOSING new business
  • Meet monthly activity and sales goals

Requirements

  • A proven sales hunter and closer with quantifiable sales success
  • Willingness to learn our sales, technologies and approach
  • Experience selling an intangible in B2B space
    (B2B experience is a must)
  • Be able to work independently
  • Superior professional presence and business acumen

Compensation

Competitive Base Salary, Aggressive Commission Plan, Monthly Bonus, Annual Bonus, Expense Allowance, company sales awards (Presidents club and sales trip)

Controller

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1558122

Lucas Group has been retained by a Houston based Law firm on a national search for a Controller…

The Controller will handle all accounting for the firm and the successful candidate will be a highly detail oriented, organized and a process driven individual with a big picture viewpoint. The Controller will be the face of the firm, dealing with a high volume of individual clients and internal stakeholders.

Qualifications include ~

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/ Finance
  • CPA – Active license
  • 10+ years of experience; preferred industries are Legal, Financial Services, Trust/Banking
  • 2-3 years Public Accounting experience before moving to Industry is preferred
  • Strong technical skills, attention to detail, organized and able to prioritize conflicting deadlines
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel, Access is a ++
  • QuickBooks Enterprise++; Ability to pick up proprietary systems quickly

Responsibilities include ~

  • Responsible for all accounting areas of the firm
  • Oversight and Review of Monthly Close process
  • Preparation of Quarterly Financial Statements and Presentation to the CFO and Equity Partners
  • Annual budgeting process, Quarterly review of actual to budget
  • Cash flow management and cash projections
  • Capture, tracking and analyze case related costs, ensuring completeness, proper allocation, etc.
  • Manage case payouts including client distributions, MDL & HIPPs payments, referrals, etc.
  • Treasury Management – Trust Funds, IOLTA Accounts
  • Insurance Policy Management
  • Bank Management
  • Receivable and Payable Management
  • Create and update Excel spreadsheets containing large volumes of data
  • One direct report- Full Charge Bookkeeper and 4 indirect Clerical Accounting staff

Key attributes for success include ~

  • Ability to analyze and compile large amounts of data from multiple sources via advanced Excel and Access skills.
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment and adapts well to change
  • A strong intellect, can-do attitude, disciplined and a natural leader

Work closely with and be mentored by the CFO for long term career trajectory.

Job ID 1558122

Finance Manager, FP&A

  • Location: 1
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558120

Our client, a $7B global manufacturer, is looking to bring on a Finance Manager. In this role, you will work hand in hand with the Director of FP&A, and prepare presentations for the CFO. This role is an instrumental part of the FP&A team. 

 

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Coordinate the consolidation of financial budgets, forecasts, and reporting
  • Prepare ad hoc financial analysis in areas such as scenario planning, ROI analyses, profitability, cost reduction, and growth opportunities as needed
  • Partner with the division controllers and FP&A teams to drive consistency and best practices
  • Develop and maintain financial models & templates
  • Assist Director of FP&A with preparing the closing and forecast presentations for company CEO/CFO reviews.
  • Continually look for ways to improve and simplify the financial consolidation process while ensuring a high degree of accuracy and leveraging systems capabilities
  • Support rollout of new BI data reporting tool through data accuracy testing. Develop reporting and processes that leverage the tool
  • Manage corporate SG&A expense and make recommendations to reduce cost
  • Identify areas of profitability improvement through detailed analysis by customer, product line, etc.
  • Assist with M&A activities as applicable

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • +5 years’ experience in a financial leadership role

HR Generalist

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558110

Title: HR Generalist

Location: Los Angeles, CA

ID: 1558110

Role Overview: Lucas Group HR Division in Los Angeles is partnered with a progressive client who has an opening for a HR Generalist. This role will play a pivotal role in supporting the internal group of stakeholders, support the HR organization and be a key player in initiating and implementing new ideas from an HR perspective.

A great attitude, energetic style and passion for HR is a must!

The right candidate would have the following:

  • 3-5 years of HR experience
  • Strong CA compliance exposure
  • Strong EXCEL skills
  • Clear and effective communication skills
  • Four year degree college degree preferred

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Bilingual HR Director

  • Location: Lawrenceburg, Indiana
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1558109

Title: Bilingual HR Manager

Location: Lawrenceburg, IN

ID:  1558109

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading manufacturing company on their search for a Bilingual (English & Spanish) HR Manager located in Lawrenceburg, IN. This is a true HR generalist role and exciting opportunity for the right individual!

The HR Generalist who will provide HR support, guidance and advice on a variety of topics from recruitment to employee relations to benefits and much more. The ideal candidate will be bilingual in Spanish (or at least working proficiency), have 3+ years of Human Resources management experience preferably within manufacturing, distribution or a related industry, and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

We are looking for an HR professional with confidence, maturity and drive who wants to join a great HR team within a growing organization!

  • Full-cycle recruitment
  • Lead on boarding activities for new employees
  • Partner with senior leadership in the development and implementation of HR-related policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal laws
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree within HR or related field
  • 3+ years HR Manager experience
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

VP Sales

  • Location: San Diego, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1558052

Lucas Group has partnered with a rapidly growing manufacturer of electronics for the consumer, commercial and industrial industries as they look to add a VP of Sales to the leadership team.

COMPANY

Our client has been manufacturing electronics and components for their clients for over 20 years with steady and consistent growth. They provide custom manufacturing solutions from simple electronics to “box build assembly” for clients across multiple industries. They have gained a reputation for quality and delivering on time with key customers that have been with them for more than a decade. Recently they have secured significant funding and are looking to build out the sales team beginning with a Vice President of Sales.

POSITION SUMMARY

As the VP of Sales you will be responsible for hiring and building out the sales team. While taking on a “player coach” role and driving revenue initially, you will also need to begin laying the groundwork for hiring a sales team very quickly. Ultimately you will have the opportunity to truly own the “growth strategy” for the organization as they look to grow revenues by 200% over the next 3-5 years.

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years selling Electronics Manufacturing Services
  • Custom Solution Sales Experience
  • 3+ years of sales management experience

PRIMARY LOCATION

  • San Diego, CA

o Relocation Assistance Provided

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS

  • Base Salary + Bonus
  • Equity Opportunity
  • Medical, Dental, 401K

Controller

  • Location: Denver, Colorado
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557978

Lucas Group is partnering with a real estate company to find a controller to step in and manage all accounting and finance functions as well as oversee a small team:

  • Take ownership of accounting, finance and reporting functions company-wide.
  • Develop and enhance internal business-unit KPI and reporting capabilities utilizing Yardi YSR and YSL.
  • Manage bank accounts, fund flows, and oversee regular account reconciliations.
  • Manage property owner distributions and inbound inquiries.
  • Develop decentralization training to disseminate accounting best practices company-wide.
  • Oversee development of standardized procedures for monthly and annual closing process.
  • Develop, implement, and oversee budgeting and variance reporting process for each business unit and apartment communities.
  • Develop workflows for expense approval process for various business units.
  • Contribute to payroll and processing of ordinary course insurance, tax, benefits and other operational functions. Oversee day-to-day payables and one-off accounting requests.

Employment Associate

  • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557973

North Carolina firm seeks employment associate with 1-3 years of law firm experience.  The ideal candidate will have experience drafting employee handbooks and non-disclosure agreements, as well as counseling clients on employment law compliance.  Interested candidates should email MLyles@LucasGroup.com.

Sales Operations Analyst

  • Location: Arlington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557935

Title: Sales Operations Analyst

Reports to: Director of Sales

Location: Arlington, VA

Our client is a nonprofit veteran service organization providing life insurance and annuity products to support military families.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serves as primary resource and liaison within our client for the coordination of lead generating efforts, working closely with stakeholders in other departments to identify potential sources of sales leads and providing input on strategies and process to generate qualified leads for Sales team
  • Establishes and serves as Sales POC for Service Level Agreements regarding lead generation with other departments establishing common definitions, reporting framework, and targets for all programs in support of the Sales strategic goals
  • Responsible for staying current on Sales Enablement technologies and strategies, and when needed, evaluate new vendors/technologies and/or implement strategic and tactical changes to our client’s sales methodology/process as approved by the VP of Sales
  • Manage Sales Enablement/Technology vendors, including negotiating contracts and pricing, and work with Sales Management to conduct regular trainings and refreshers on vendors
  • Develop and maintain reports for tracking end to end lead performance, working closely with sales management to optimize generated lead quantity, quality, and management
  • Completing data analysis to discover patterns derived from root causes
  • Collaborate with business analysts and data operations to act as an internal consultant by integrating with departmental customers to identify opportunities, scope and define the business problems, performing data analysis, and generate self-service solutions to address needs
  • Provide a comprehensive monthly report and presentation on all lead generation efforts and overall sales activity to our client’s executive team
  • Plan and forecast lead generation requirements to ensure our client’s strategic sales goals are met or exceeded
  • Assist in development and management of all sales related processes, especially as they relate to CRM platform
  • In coordination with Sales Training, develop playbooks for lead sources and campaigns, providing insight into program goals, background, targets, and tactical suggestions
  • Manage requests for and produce ad-hoc reporting regarding sales activity as need/requested
  • Continuously research and maintain knowledge of Life Insurance industry trends and competition
  • Comply with all pertinent laws/regulations, Bylaws and policies established by the board and all written/verbal instructions received from the Director and/or Vice President of Sales

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or military service with honorable discharge preferred; equivalent work experience considered with analytical focused backgrounds
  • 5-7 years of overall work experience with 2-3 years of experience in an analysis focused role, supporting sales and/or marketing teams
  • Highly proficient with MS Office and Excel in particular; comfortable with handling large of amounts of data that resides in several different systems
  • Experience administrating a CRM or user groups within a CRM, Salesforce.com preferred
  • Strong presentation skills; in addition to being comfortable presenting information up and down the ladder, experienced in working closely with and presenting to executive teams
  • Demonstrated ability to find creative solutions to problems, with strong interpersonal skills and ability to build and direct consensus across departments within our client
  • Must possess strong initiative and be able to prioritize ad-hoc and recurring duties

Experience with:

Python, R, Scala, and SQL programming

Sales Representative

  • Location: Arlington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557934

Title: Sales Representative

Reports to: Sales Manager

Location: Arlington, VA

Our client is a nonprofit veteran service organization providing life insurance and annuity products to support military families.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Support and promote the sale of our client’s life insurance and annuity plans to existing and prospective members who are requesting information by phone, e-mail, regular mail, in person, or by Marketing leads
  • Oversee the entire sales process from proposal to close; reach or exceed monthly sales goals
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgement with respect to insurance policy counseling to best serve our members and potential members
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with current and prospective members
  • Track, prepare and maintain records of sales leads and account status
  • Make 30-50 outbound sales calls to actively make sales & schedule appointments with prospective members
  • Write sales proposals with immediate follow-up with prospective members
  • Effectively communicate our client’s products and services to our prospective members
  • Initiate follow-up contact with prospective policy holders who have not provided an application since their most recent request
  • Educate military personnel and their families on military benefits, as well as the benefits of our client membership and products
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of all software programs, which are required to be used by the team
  • Complete the “Individual Life Insurance” (HS 323) course offered by The American College
  • Comply with all pertinent laws/regulations, all Bylaws and policies established by the Board of Directors, and all written/verbal instructions received from Vice President of Sales
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training programs
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3-5 years of Sales experience
  • Previous experience working in life insurance sales environment is preferred.
  • Have strong project management skills with excellent attention to detail and ability to innovatively solve problems.
  • Candidates must have excellent verbal and written communications skills; ability to communicate professionally and courteously.
  • Must be professional, engaging and extremely driven and have a strong passion for sales.
  • Existing CLU or ChFC professional designation is a plus.

IT Applications Support Manager

  • Location: Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557913

Lucas Group has partnered with a top client in the chemical and engineering space in their search for an IT Applications Manager. This role will manage a small group of people and be responsible for working with the business to upgrade existing technologies as well as implement new systems. 

 

Must haves:

  • Experience working with Downstream technologies
  • Strong background and understanding of OSIsoft's PI system
  • Ability to influence all key-stakeholders in the software decision process to improve business efficiencies
  • Ability to teach and explain complicated technical details to non-technical associates
  • Strong vendor management skills
  • Ability and desire to mentor junior level professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Experience Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in providing technical recommendations to senior level stakeholders
  • 7+ years’ experience in one or other of these : selecting, design engineering, solution engineering, project engineering, integrating and implementing computing & storage architecture and related technologies comparable to the company in size and complexity
  • Experience administering or supporting Osisoft Pi
  • Experience supporting 
  • IT programs for engineering functions and process engineers
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills

 

Territory Sales Rep

  • Location: Riverside, California
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1557899

Territory Sales Rep

Southern California Territory (Must live in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County area)

Please have experience and existing contacts in the oil / lubricant or similar industry to be considered

Exhaust Fluid manufacturer and supplier company with offices across the U.S. is seeking a highly qualified sales professional with background from the oil and lubricant or similar industries to join the team.

Looking for an aggressive sales individual to grow Southern California territory who has a strong existing network, understanding of the sales process, and who can excel at generating leads, building relationships and closing deals

  • Base salary is ‘open’ based on your experience. Commissions / bonus also.
  • Mostly a HOME OFFICE position with the companies local office located in Los Angeles / Riverside County
  • This position requires being on the road a high percentage of the time visiting clients
  • Sell direct to end-users: Truck-stops, Fleets, Chemical, Oil & Gas, etc.

Quality Engineer

  • Location: Laurens, South Carolina
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1557889

 

Lucas Group has partnered with an Automotive Manufacturing company in South Carolina that is looking for someone with knowledge of IATF 16949/ISO 9001 QMS requirements.  The candidate needs to understand AIAG core tools such as APQP and Control Plans, FMEA, MSA, SPC, PPAP. The candidate must have Supplier Quality background and be able to work with clients, customers on improving Quality standards.

 

This is a 6 month contract to direct options but could go direct for the right candidate.

 

Major Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to help develop and maintain Quality Assurance processes, procedures, work instructions and forms to ensure conformance to IATF 16949/ISO 9001 QMS and other customer specific requirements;
  • Coordinate quality initiatives and quality assurance activities at customer sites as required;
  • Participate in the investigation of technical problems and execution of CAPA (Corrective And Preventative Actions) to avoid recurrences;
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications and schematics
  • Interfaces with customers during APQP and new product development to address quality concerns.
  • Performs internal/external auditing functions
  • Educates/trains employees on quality and continuous improvement concepts;
  • Supplier quality management, performance monitoring and reporting;
  • Review and disposition of supplier PPAP’s and submitting customer PPAPs;
  • Act as liaison between our company and the customers. Follow-up and respond to customer complaints promptly;
  • Represent our company at customer’ meetings and seminars;
  • Assist all sales representatives with information as needed;
  • Help the QM develop reports as requested;;
  • Supplier quality management, performance monitoring and reporting ;
  • Review and disposition of supplier PPAPs ;
  • Lead/implement Kaizan projects;
  • Additional duties may be assigned, as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a minimum three (3) years of experience working at a Tier 1/Tier 2 supplier or equivalent in a high volume automotive manufacturing company;
  • ASQ certified CQE, CQM, Six Sigma Green belt and/or CQA preferred;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IATF 16949/ISO 9001 Quality Management System;
  • Problem Solving and Analysis (8D, 5-Why, Fishbone Diagrams, etc.)
  • Strong customer and project team/management experience ;
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills (MS Office);
  • Requires travel as needed.
  • Prefer familiarity in injection and blow molding processes

 

Lucas Group has partnered with an Automotive Manufacturing company in South Carolina that is looking for someone with knowledge of IATF 16949/ISO 9001 QMS requirements.  The candidate needs to understand AIAG core tools such as APQP and Control Plans, FMEA, MSA, SPC, PPAP. The candidate must have Supplier Quality background and be able to work with clients, customers on improving Quality standards.

 

This is a 6 month contract to direct options but could go direct for the right candidate.

 

Major Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to help develop and maintain Quality Assurance processes, procedures, work instructions and forms to ensure conformance to IATF 16949/ISO 9001 QMS and other customer specific requirements;
  • Coordinate quality initiatives and quality assurance activities at customer sites as required;
  • Participate in the investigation of technical problems and execution of CAPA (Corrective And Preventative Actions) to avoid recurrences;
  • Ability to interpret blueprints, specifications and schematics
  • Interfaces with customers during APQP and new product development to address quality concerns.
  • Performs internal/external auditing functions
  • Educates/trains employees on quality and continuous improvement concepts;
  • Supplier quality management, performance monitoring and reporting;
  • Review and disposition of supplier PPAP’s and submitting customer PPAPs;
  • Act as liaison between our company and the customers. Follow-up and respond to customer complaints promptly;
  • Represent our company at customer’ meetings and seminars;
  • Assist all sales representatives with information as needed;
  • Help the QM develop reports as requested;;
  • Supplier quality management, performance monitoring and reporting ;
  • Review and disposition of supplier PPAPs ;
  • Lead/implement Kaizan projects;
  • Additional duties may be assigned, as required

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or a minimum three (3) years of experience working at a Tier 1/Tier 2 supplier or equivalent in a high volume automotive manufacturing company;
  • ASQ certified CQE, CQM, Six Sigma Green belt and/or CQA preferred;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IATF 16949/ISO 9001 Quality Management System;
  • Problem Solving and Analysis (8D, 5-Why, Fishbone Diagrams, etc.)
  • Strong customer and project team/management experience ;
  • Strong communication, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills (MS Office);
  • Requires travel as needed.
  • Prefer familiarity in injection and blow molding processes

 

Senior HR Manager

  • Location: Lancaster, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557887

Title: Senior HR Manager
Location: Lancaster, PA 

ID: 1557887
Industry: Manufacturing
Occupational Category: Human Resources
Position Level: Senior HR Manager
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Employment Type: Full Time

Role Overview: Lucas Group has partnered with an industry leading company in the global manufacturing space on their search for a dynamic and engaging Senior HR Manager. The Senior HR Manager will manage the day-to-day administration of the human resources policies, procedures and programs in addition to leading and driving HR solutions to employees across 6 facilities.

This role will be tasked with building relationships with company leaders and team members to assist and advise about Human Resources issues. This individual will lead and coordinate Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes safety, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or related field required (Master’s preferred)
  • Labor Relations contract negotiation experience
  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • 5-7+ years of Generalist experience within a manufacturing facility preferred
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to translate HR knowledge into valuable recommendations and solutions
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of direct reports
  • performance management
  • organization development
  • talent and succession planning processes
  • employee orientation, training and development; off-boarding
  • employee relations
  • site-wide committee facilitation
  • benefit inquiries
  • Manage all employee grievances
  • Lead contract negotiations with the different unions
  • provides travel to and support for facilities in multiple states

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com

Sales Operations Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557870

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented, driven and entrepreneurial minded Sales Operations Manager for our client’s team in Atlanta. Our client is an industry leader in providing high-performance, custom-built video systems and support.

The Sales Operations Manager is responsible for evaluating, developing, executing, and maintaining operational protocols for the Sales and Sales Support teams in order to maximize productivity and efficiency. The Sales Operations Manager will work cross-functionally, driving processes and procedures to support strategic Sales initiatives. Sales Operations Manager will be responsible for producing data-driven insights and analysis for key stakeholders. They will also maintain and monitor sales databases, pursuing the highest level of data integrity.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage 3+ member Sales Support team
  • Design and implement operational Sales workflows:
  • Proactively track and evaluate new or established protocols, striving for continuous improvement
  • Create training materials for new and/or updated business processes
  • Execute and communicate new/updated business processes
  • Document procedural SOPs for all business processes
  • Develop and execute strategic operations initiatives to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the Sales team
  • Work with leadership team to establish workflow priorities and reporting benchmarks
  • Work with Marketing team to define, map, and implement post-sale touch-point communication
  • Manage incoming and preexisting Sales information:
  • Maintain and monitor current CRM, pursuing the highest level of data integrity and consistency
  • Prep existing database for migration to a new CRM (Salesforce.com)
  • Maintain integrity of historic Sales information while implementing any new or improved customer and project data management procedures
  • Research, evaluate, and implement new Sales analysis and enablement tools
  • Provide in-depth visibility and insight into the activity and trajectory of Sales department
  • Develop, automate, prepare, and analyze sales metrics such as pipeline management metrics, sales forecasting, product forecasts, and other KPIs
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting and analyses to support key initiatives and planning periods as needed
  • Host monthly sales metrics review meeting with key stakeholders to share in-depth analysis and comprehensive reporting
  • Maintain and report against overall annual Sales budget

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Business Management, Marketing or a related field is required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in Sales Operations with significant experience with direct team management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, expert with Excel (pivot tables and macros) as well as SQL experience is required
  • Experience with multiple CRM systems including Salesforce.com is required, and CRM migration experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to execute multiple, interdependent end-to-end projects
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish credibility and rapport with leadership team, sales team, and other departments
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized with excellent time-management skills
  • Saleforce.com Admin, Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and Developer certifications is highly preferred

This Sales Operations Manager requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. If having a core impact on a mission and values-based organization that is literally saving lives excites you then we would love to hear from you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Mid-Level PTAB Litigation Attorney (DC)

  • Location: WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557820

Mid-Level PTAB Litigation Attorney (DC)

Lucas Group’s law firm client, an IP boutique, is seeking a mid-level PTAB Litigation Associate for its Biotech Group.  The firm’s culture has been voted a “Best Place to Work” and “Top Workplace.”  A collegial environment to grow your legal career.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support practice group in various PTAB litigation
  • Assist in preparing Opinions, due diligence and general strategy on matters
  • Work directly with Directors on Cutting edge technology for a variety of clients ranging from global biopharmaceuticals to small start-ups, and universities
  • Hands-on client interaction and client meetings
  • Attend client trainings/retreats, and be part of potential client pitch teams
  • Participate in Professional Development program that includes one-on-one, group, and external training

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Licensed Attorney with 4-5 years of experience
  • Ideally Candidates have a degree in Biology, Biochemistry, Molecular/Micro Biology, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry (or similar)
  • Strong PTAB litigation experience (IPRs, PGRs, etc.) 
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Strong communication skills

WHY WORK WITH LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018.

Security Architect

  • Location: Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557816

Lucas Group is looking for an Information Security Architect that is in a manager level role, who will report directly to the CISO and plays a pivotal role in shaping the overall cyber security.  A thought leader on cyber security, the architect must possess broad and frequently deep cyber security expertise.

Experience:

  • 7 – 10 years hands on information security experience
  • Expertise in secure SDLC and OWASP Top 10
  • Expertise in Computer Security Incident Response
  • Expertise in securing Windows and Linux servers
  • Experience securing cloud solutions
  • Strong knowledge of networking, computing platforms, storage, database, middleware, network and systems management, and related application and infrastructure technologies and practices
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, work environment
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executives, management, individual contributors)
  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic, and responsiveness to internal and external customers and contacts
  • Experience with securing telemetry is a plus

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, or equivalent work experience
  • Prefer CISSP and/or OSCP certification

 

Security Engineer – Continuous Improvement

  • Location: Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557815

The Information Security Engineer is responsible for identifying, assessing, and deploying new security controls and technologies that optimize our client's security posture.

Skills

  • 3 – 5 years hands on IT experience
  • 2 – 3 years information security related experience
  • Experience leading projects to successful completion
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • Knowledge in some scripting languages (PowerShell, Python) a plus
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executives, management, individual contributors)
  • Proficiency in securing Windows and Linux servers
  • Knowledge of networking, computing platforms, storage, database, middleware, network and systems management, and related application and infrastructure technologies and practices
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, work environment
  • Positive outlook, strong work ethic, and responsiveness to internal and external customers and contacts

Education

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, IT, or equivalent work experience

Prefer SSCP, CompTIA Security+, or similar certification

 

Security Analyst – Cyber Risk Management

  • Location: Bonita Springs, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557814

Lucas Group is looking for a Security Analyst – Cyber Risk Management.  The analyst will work with senior leaders across the organization to understand their cyber risk and implement management plans.   

Experience:

  • 5 – 7 years hands on information security experience
  • Experience implementing a cybersecurity risk management framework within an organization
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels in the organization (e.g., executives, management, individual contributors)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Proficient knowledge about securing networking, computing platforms, storage, database, middleware, network and systems management, and related application and infrastructure technologies and practices
  • Ability to persuade and influence others on the best approach to take
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, work environment

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Information Risk Management or equivalent work
  • Active CISSP, CISM or CISA certificate

Patent Prosecution Associate – Mid-Level (DC)

  • Location: WASHINGTON, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557810

Mid-Level Patent Prosecution Associate – Chemical

Lucas Group’s law firm client, an IP boutique, is seeking a mid-level Patent Prosecution Associate for its Biotech Group.  The firm’s culture has been voted a “Best Place to Work” and “Top Workplace.”  A collegial environment to grow your legal career in Patent Prosecution.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support practice group in various preparations for and Patent Prosecutions
  • Support PTAB litigation
  • Assist in preparing Opinions, due diligence and general strategy on matters
  • Work directly with Directors on Cutting edge technology for a variety of clients ranging from global biopharmaceuticals to small start-ups, and universities
  • Hands-on client interaction and client meetings
  • Attend client trainings/retreats, and be part of potential client pitch teams

Participate in Professional Development program that includes one-on-one, group, and external training

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Licensed Attorney with 2-6 years of experience as an Associate or a Patent Agent
  • Ideally Candidates have an Advanced degree in Chemistry, Organic Chemistry or Pharmacology
  • Strong academic credentials
  • Experience with doing Pharmaceutical Patent Prosecution – including original application drafting
  • Strong communication skills

WHY WORK WITH LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018.

Marketing & Business Development Specialist

  • Location: Florham Park, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557800

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Marketing & Business Development Specialist to add as a key member of our client’s Marketing team in Washington, D.C. Our client is a leading law firm with a dynamic and enterprising approach, and is building a leading Business Development & Marketing function. This role will support the Government Practice.

RESPONSIBILITIES

· Create and manage marketing materials and activities, including directory submissions, seminars, conferences, sponsorships, etc.

· Assist with pitch and RFP efforts, including developing customized content

· Track, analyze and evaluate activity associated with business development initiatives across the U.S. and recommending strategies to increase the initiatives’ overall effectiveness

· Conduct client, prospect, industry, competitor and market research/analysis to inform targeted business development efforts

· Develop business development budgets and monitoring business development expenditures

· Manage vendor relationships, including tracking performance and managing issues/risks

· Drive strategic initiatives that promote greater collaboration and increase revenue

· Liaise with the Marketing and Communications teams to promote the successes of the practices

· Identify and executing on cross-selling opportunities

· Support the Business Development team and Chief Marketing & Business Development Manager

· Maintain the operational standards of the Business Development team to ensure:

    • branding approach is implemented effectively
    • marketing materials effectively represent the positioning of each business line
    • approach to pitches is informed by sector knowledge
    • management of events is efficient and cost-effective

· Support and communicate key aims of the firm's business development agenda, assisting partners, lawyers and team members in maintaining an awareness of these aims and guiding their implementation

REQUIREMENTS

· BA/BS in Marketing, Communications or a related field is required

· 5+ years business development and marketing communications experience within a law firm or professional services firm is required

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

· Experience with contact and document management systems is a plus

· Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work at all levels with confidence, a positive attitude and the ability to gain credibility quickly

This Marketing & Business Development Specialist to add as a key member of our client’s Marketing team in Washington, D.C. Our client is a leading l requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. The Marketing & Business Development Specialist to add as a key member of our client’s Marketing team in Washington, D.C. Our client is a leading l should be a team player with strong organizational and writing skills and a sharp attention to detail. He/she should be able to communicate accurately and professionally with both internal and external clients and vendors and to work independently and complete tasks efficiently with minimal oversight. If you like new challenges every day and are charged up by a fast paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

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Senior Manager, HR Business Partner

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557798

Title:  Senior Manager, HR Business Partner

Location:  New York, NY

ID:  1557798

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading global, consumer-facing e-commerce and distribution company on their search for a Senior Manager, HR Business Partner in New York City. This critical role will serve as a true Business Partner, supporting a critical group within the organization.
Responsibilities:

  • Partner with executive leadership, managers and employees to drive all aspects of People Operations
  • Support client groups in Talent & Leadership Development, Employee Relations, Performance Management, Succession Planning, Engagement & Retention, and People Analytics
  • Partner with Learning & Development, Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards to support client group, and help drive projects across the North America
  • Collaborate with People team to establish new and improve current processes, determine best practices and maintain compliance amidst rapid growth

Requirements:

  • BA degree and at least 5 Years of HR/People Experience in a Business Partnering role
  • Experience working in a high-growth, dynamic startup OR experience in a retail/e-commerce environment ideal
  • Entrepreneurial, autonomous and scrappy; able to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to collaborate confidently with leadership and guide on best People policies and practices
  • Positive attitude and commitment to excellence

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Lease Accounting Manager

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557758

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success.

Our client, a privately-held company located in West Houston is looking for a Lease Accounting Manager to join their team. This is a newly created position that will oversee the lease accounting function including month-end close and the day to day responsibilities related to lease and occupancy costs. This position will supervise a team of 2-3 direct reports.

Responsibilities include:

  • Supervise the organization and maintenance of material related to leases across all concepts to assist with implementation of new lease software application
  • Cultivate new procedures and processes to comply with the requirements of the new lease accounting standard (ASC 842)
  • Partake in the monthly, quarterly, and annual accounting close process, including but not limited to journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial analysis
  • Communicate with various departments to ensure completeness and accuracy of lease information
  • Review, interpret, input, and analyze information on leases, amendments, and other legal documents
  • Screen rental payments, including contingent and percentage rent to ensure they conform to the lease agreements
  • Review CAM reconciliations and calculations based on the lease agreement

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 7+ years of relevant accounting experience
  • Public audit experience, Big 4 is preferred
  • CPA certification is preferred
  • Some experience with ASC 842
  • Some supervisory experience

Job ID: 1557758

Corporate Controller

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557746

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success.

Our client, a privately-held company located in West Houston is looking for a Corporate Controller to join their team. This position will report to the Chief Financial Officer and will be responsible for managing the accounting function for multiple locations nationwide.

Some responsibilities include…

  • Coordinate among various business units to ensure consistent accounting treatment for all transactions
  • Propose, design, and implement accounting procedures and policies
  • Guarantee timely accounting close for each month and quarter
  • Coordinate audit of company’s accounts and assists in the preparation of audit materials
  • Implement technical research to ensure compliance with applicable accounting guidance
  • Guides the timely and accurate preparation of monthly and quarterly financial statements including balance sheets, income statements, and cash flows
  • Institute accounting classifications of all expenditures

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification
  • 10+ years of experience, including supervisory or management experience
  • 3+ years of Big 4/public accounting experience
  • Preferred experience within a diverse multi-unit company
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP accounting and reporting principles

 

Job ID: 1557746

L&E Senior Attorney

  • Location: San Rafael, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557743

Boutique sized office of a nationally renowned law firm seeks an experienced labor & employment associate to handle single plaintiff and class action matters.

·         Opportunity to work closely with the managing partner

·         Superior writing skills and academic credentials

·         Significant opportunity for a lot of hands on experience taking and defending depositions, trial preparation and participating in settlement negotiations

·         Competitive compensation, reasonable billable hour expectations and potential for sign on bonus

SEC Reporting Manager

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557741

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success. 

Our client, a publicly-held energy company located in West Houston, is looking to bring on an SEC Reporting Manager to their team.

 

Some responsibilities include…

  • Manage the review and preparation of financial reports and SEC filings on form 10-Q and 10-K
  • Oversee the researching and documenting of accounting matters across the business, other accounting groups, and SEC reporting
  • In charge of keeping current with accounting, SEC and industry developments, and monitoring the impact to the company.
  • Prepare quarterly audit committee materials and coordinate quarterly earnings press releases
  • Review non-GAAP reconciliations and disclosures for quarterly and annual reports
  • Work with the legal department to ensure compliance with regulatory and GAAP reporting
  • Assist with review and preparation of summaries and analysis for audit committee presentations
  • Assist Internal Audit in annual scoping for SOX 404 compliance matters
  • Act as  a resource for the Accounting/Finance Department regarding GAAP issues

Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance, required
  • CPA certification required
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in accounting and/or external reporting required including 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • 5+ years of SEC experience in public accounting assisting SEC clients or in a corporate SEC department required
  • MBA preferred

 

Job ID: 1557741

Senior Graphic Designer

  • Location: Florham Park, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557716

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Senior Graphic Designer to add as a key member of our client’s team. Our client is a leading law firm with a dynamic and enterprising approach, and is building a leading Business Development & Marketing function.

The Senior Graphic Designer is responsible for creating and producing graphic design and creative services projects in the firm’s Business Development and Marketing Department. In this role, the Senior Graphic Designer must be able to communicate and coordinate with a variety of clients, both internally and externally and in a professional and positive manner.

The Senior Graphic Designer may sit in the Los Angeles, San Francisco, Philadelphia or Princeton, NJ offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop and/or revise firm wide, client-facing marketing communications materials, including practice group brochures, newsletters, advertisements, handouts, RFPs, pitch books, client presentations, logos, posters, invitations, etc., in consultation with Director of Creative Services (DOCS) and business development managers;
  • Design, develop and/or revise firm wide, office and/or practice group-specific internal communications materials, including brochures, newsletters, handouts, fliers, logos, posters, invitations, etc. in consultation with DOC, office administrators and/or administrative directors;
  • Administer and troubleshoot graphic elements as necessary with external vendors, publications, etc.  
  • Develop and design graphic elements for litigation or trial-related uses as requested; and,
  • Create, supervise and maintain, in consultation with DOCS, firm wide logo usage standards for all external and internal communication; and,
  • Create, supervise and maintain, in consultation with DOCS, departmental design guidelines for production of all external and internal marketing communications (including print, video, website, portal, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS in Graphic Design or equivalent is required
  • 5+ years’ experience in a professional services environment, with graphic design as a primary responsibility. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to design and communicate clearly for a variety of media.  General understanding of legal and business concepts, or the capacity to learn them quickly.  Excellent organizational skills and ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously.  Ability to exercise good business judgment and diplomacy in complex situations.
  • Mastery in fundamental visual, typographic, and print and electronic design disciplines and principals
  • Experience with enterprise content management systems.
  • A solid understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, interaction, site architecture, user interfaces, and navigation.
  • Expert knowledge of following Mac based computer programs/software required, without exception of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Premiere, After Effects, and Sketch) and Microsoft Office Suite.

This Senior Graphic Designer requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. The Senior Graphic Designer should be a team player with strong organizational and design skills and a sharp attention to detail. He/she should be able to communicate accurately and professionally with both internal and external clients and vendors and to work independently and complete tasks efficiently with minimal oversight. If you like new challenges every day and are charged up by a fast paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume and design portfolio to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

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Jr. Business Analyst

  • Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557713

Geographic Location: Jersey City, NJ

We are one of the largest marine transportation service providers operating on the Great Lakes today with a combined fleet of 15 bulk freight vessel is service to over 50 customers across the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway.

Our company is seeking a well-organized and self-directed individual for the position of Senior IT Business Analyst. This position reports to the Director of IT.

General Description: The primary purpose of this position is to gather and document business requirements to support development and enhancements of existing applications and any new applications.

The Sr. IT Business Analyst is responsible for developing a deep knowledge of supported business areas, conducting business requirement sessions, documenting current and to-be process flows and creating detailed requirements documents to support development.

In addition, Business Analyst will support testing by creating test cases and assisting with the quality assurance process.

  • Creation and maintenance of SharePoint sites, pages, lists, libraries, site columns, master pages, security groups and permissions.
  • Experience in creating security groups and managing users and permissions in SharePoint.
  • Strong experience in creating SharePoint Designer workflows
  • Document current and to-be process flows to understand and examine business processes using user roles, use cases, edit rules, wireframes and other system specifications in detail.
  • Conduct requirements sessions with business users and subject matter experts.
  • Manage scope and user expectations by ensuring requirements can be met within timeframes and assist IT director in the management of project deadlines and schedules.
  • Identify and understand business strategy, issues and opportunities to assist business partners in identifying and prioritizing new initiatives and capabilities
  • Work and/or lead efforts with other IT groups and/or business users to ensure business requirements are met, including problem resolution and systems testing.
  • Assist in developing test cases and participates in the quality assurance process to ensure that requirements are properly implemented, and assist in producing user training documentation and works with the business to train users.
  • Provided Visio diagrams/wireframes (using swim lanes) and Excel wire frames to the customer to socialize the end user on the development process.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Software Development, Computer Engineering, Project Management or related field required.

Experience:

  • 3 to 5 Years of experience in an IT Business Analyst role.In depth experience with SQL.
  • 1 or more years of experience with MS Dynamics GP required.
  • Experience with MS SQL, GP SQL table knowledge.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in MS SharePoint required.
  • Good understanding of AP and AR process.

Specific skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Experience creating in Microsoft Visio, MS SharePoint, MS SQL,MS GP and Microsoft Project preferred
  • Excellent Analytical and Problem Solving Skills

Project Manager- Geismar

  • Location: Geismar, Louisiana
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557688

Are you a hands-on, Project Manager that is seeking to join a winning team? Are you someone who likes a challenge and who wants the opportunity to work with a growing company? Are you excited about learning from a senior member of the management team? Do you have Coating Experience?

Lucas Group is current partnered with a client and we are seeking a full time Project Manager for a location just south of Baton Rouge, LA. This role will be responsible for achieving defined objectives by managing multiple projects. Knowledge of coatings in the heavy protective market is strong preferred. This Project Manager will estimate work, prepare bids for customer projects, and assist with ensuring work crews/equipment/material are at the job side.

Our client offers a competitive base salary, benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K plan, and vacation pay.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate and maintain liaison with client to facilitate construction activities including a detailed review of bid packages, proposal preparation, JHA's (Job Hazard Analysis), SWP's (Safe Work Plans), both contract and subcontract bid reviews, maintaining scope of work, project cost review(s), and job profit / loss analysis to successfully complete the project while learning from errors during its execution.
  • Estimate work, prepare proposals and effectively plan and control assigned projects by monitoring progress, managing procurement and recording production and job costs.
  • Develop and maintain project schedule, and budget to ensure project meets initial estimates.
  • Review all associated contracts, specifications, drawings, scope of work, estimates, subcontractor requirements and other pertinent project information and prepare a project plan for review.
  • Manage change orders and scope of work changes, including communication with stakeholders, documentation and reporting, and negotiating costs as needed.
  • Responsible for month-end financial reviews, including revenue recognition and job cost review, equipment cost review, project cost management, billing preparation, and operational expense review.
  • Responsible and accountable for the project management system and tools for all assigned projects from the time a project is acquired through the final payment of closed projects.
  • Complete Project Close Out Report to identify final changes in work scope, additional revenue opportunities, punch list items and any hindrances that may delay close out and final payment.
  • Manage the invoice submittal and collection of payments from the customer in a timely manner
  • Knowledgeable of coatings and linings technology. Understand how they are applied and why they are used on customer specifications.
  • Work with coatings suppliers and owners to understand and ensure that coatings specification meet the scope of the job requirements.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or a minimum of 5-10 years related construction experience.
  • Must have five (5) years of Project Management experience that includes coatings.
  • Must have proven track record of managing multiple complex projects successfully.
  • Project Cost Controls and Cost Accounting and WIP (Work in Progress) experience.
  • Change Order and T&M contract management.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction, design, finance and advanced project management techniques.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and Soloman.
  • NACE certification desired.
  • Ability to travel up to 30%.
  • Must be able to obtain a TWIC card.

Process Improvement Manager

  • Location: Valley Junction, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557686

Our client is a one-hundred year, multi-billion dollar industry leader.  They continue to grow both organically as well as through acquisition.  We are continuing our partnership with them and currently assisting in their search for their next Continuous Improvement Manager at their location outside of College Station.

The newly created Continuous Improvement Manager will be the plant’s CI champion and lead improvement efforts for safety, quality, lead time, and value of critical business processes.  He/She will

Our ideal candidate will have strong project management experience and success implementing strategic initiatives.  They will also have a track record of engaging cross functional teams and conducting problem solving efforts.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • 4+ years’ experience within an analytical role, facility management and/or operational leadership capacity
  • Working experience within an industrial environment
  • Strong knowledge and experience in applying business improvement practices such as Lean, Six Sigma
  • Proven experience influencing and persuading without having direct authority
  • Significant Project management experience
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt certification from accredited institution preferred

Accounts Payable Coordinator

  • Location: Houston
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557677

Lucas Group is partnering with with a non-profit organization located near the Galleria area in their search for an Accounts Payable Coordinator. This is a direct hire opportunity with well tenured organization. This role will be responsible for processing high-volume accounts payable invoices.

Responsibilities:

  • Process full cycle accounts payable
  • Process all 1099 files at the end of the year
  • Support the team with other accounting duties

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ Years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Experience with 1099 filing
  • Experience with the general ledger
 

IT Helpdesk Support Specialist

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557670

IT Helpdesk Support Specialist

Incredibly exciting start-up organization is hiring an IT Helpdesk Support specialist in a permanent role. IT Helpdesk Specialist will be responsible for helping this company manage the tools and technologies they use in their NY office as well as some other operations.

Skills

  • 3 – 5+ years IT Helpdesk experience
  • Experience providing desk-side support assistance to employees across a business. 
  • Technical support experience with Network technologies including Routers, Switches, TCP / IP and telephone systems. 
  • Experience with Mac technologies (90% MAC shop)
  • Experience supporting Audio Visual conference room technology. 
  • Bonus to have experience working in a smaller organization (under 200 end users). 
  • Any experience working with a 3rd party.
  • Excellent communication skills. 
The Person
  • Must have excellent communication skills 
  • Good sense of humor and low ego 
  • Critical thinker who enjoys problem solving 
  • Can do attitude
  • Ambition to gain responsibilities, manage projects and solve problems with minimal supervision. 
     

Senior Financial & Operations Analyst

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557634

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success. 

Our client, an E&P company located in Houston is looking to add a Senior Financial and Operations Analyst to their team. This is a newly created position within the growing company.

Some responsibilities include… 

  • Prepare monthly Internal Management Reports for Operations 
  • Maintain the process and systems that ensure the accuracy of the data used for management budgeting and reporting 
  • Connect with Operations, Accounting, and Corporate Reporting for the monthly analysis of operational results
  • Draft Board material and presentations 
  • Assist in creating a new set financial analysis tools for management 
  • Analyze quarterly/monthly Regional budget variances 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • MBA or CPA certification a plus
  • 5+ years of work experience 
  • 2+ years of budget or financial analysis experience
  • Strong MIS/PC background
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Advanced excel skills required 
  • Hyperion experience, preferred 

Job ID: 1557634

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FP&A Analyst

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557633

Lucas Group is working with a publicly traded oil & gas services related company in the Northwest area of Houston to locate an up and coming FP&A Analyst.  This company is growing quickly and is very keen on promoting top performers very rapidly.  Like other similar prominent organizations, they consider their finance program to be rotational in nature.
 

FP&A Responsibilities Include:

  • Weekly and quarterly cash forecast reporting to Corporate 
  • Balance sheet and cash flow forecast reporting 
  • Prepare balance sheet schedules quarterly 
  • Coordinate with global operations
  • Annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting 
  • Prepare journal entries as needed for month end close.
  • Respond to audit requests as necessary

Requirements:

  • 2-4 years Big 4 or FP&A experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Job ID:1557633
 

Corporate Director of Maintenance & Facilities

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557625

Our client is a one-hundred year, multi-billion dollar industry leader headquartered in Chicago.  They continue to grow both organically as well as through acquisition.  We are continuing our partnership with them and currently assisting in their search for their Maintenance & Facilities Director.

The newly created Maintenance & Facilities Director will be tasked with the creation & implementation of a centralized Maintenance program, directing technical & project management projects, as well as developing industrial standards for the organization.

Our ideal candidate will have experience performing in a remanufacturing/repair and/or metal fabrication environment. He/She will have experience implementing preventative maintenance standards and developing SOPs.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree required
  • 7+ years’ of leadership experience in a technical function within a manufacturing/industrial setting
  • Proven experience with preventative maintenance
  • Experience with successful implementation of large scale capital investment projects preferred

Trust Accountant

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557624

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success.

Our client, a privately-held, company located in West Houston is looking to bring on a Trust Accountant to their team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2 years public accounting experience in advisory, audit or tax. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic firm who offers career path, flexible hours, work life balance and great benefits. In the event this is of interest to you send your updated resume and suitable time windows to connect.

 

Compensation: up to $90,000 with discretionary bonus.

This position will entertain a competitive range of compensation including base salary and competitive benefits.

 

Experience Requirements:

 

  • BS/BA in Accounting with CPA.
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience, prefer 2 years in a public accounting firm.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Stable work history with acceptable credit and background check results.

 

Some responsibilities include…

  • Bank statements and complex brokerage statement reconciliations.
  • General ledgers for multiple trusts and entities on a tax basis.
  • Budgets and cash forecasts preparation.
  • Financial statement preparation.
  • Perform special projects as required.

Job ID: 1557624

Sr. .Net Developer

  • Location: Wall, NJ
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557613

With our client you will be able to:

  • Develop client and back-end code.
  • Work with and lead system engineers and development leads to transform functional requirements into functional software.
  • Provide verbal and written communication of software design and implementation and collaborate with other functional teams.

Required Technical Skills & Experience:

  • 7+ years Microsoft SQL Server experience, including stored procedures, functions, views, and database triggers.
  • 7+ years Microsoft Visual Studio development experience utilizing C# ASP.NET language & Windows Forms applications
  • FTP development for .NET Framework
  • Outlook development for .NET Framework
  • PDF generation development for .NET Framework
  • Deployment of Client/Server applications on a Windows based platform
  • Solid grasp of best practices for designing software, implementing code, and developing test cases
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to articulate design and development concepts clearly

Preferred Technical Skills & Experience:

  • Windows Service applications development
  • Web application development using HTML, Java, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery
  • Mobile Development
  • Angular, react, or other modern frameworks

Director of Campus Recruitment

  • Location: Boston, Massachusetts
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557576

Title: Director of Campus Recruitment

Location: Boston, MA

ID:  1557576

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading professional services firm on their search for a Director of Campus Recruitment located in Boston, MA. This is a great opportunity for the right individual to oversee all campus recruitment for the firm. This individual will be responsible for developing the overall campus recruiting strategy, managing a team that attracts young talent and partnering with leadership to ensure that benchmarks are reached.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Lead strategic planning of recruitment strategy for campus hires
  • Oversee and refine all talent acquisition processes such as candidate generation, experience, interview process, training, offer letters, etc.
  • Travel to universities within the Greater Boston Area
  • Design messaging of recruitment collateral
  • Lead the integration efforts of new hires
  • Develop best practices and high standards for the continued success of the recruiting team

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degrees preferred
  • At least 8+ year’s campus recruiting experience
  • Previous Professional Services experience or familiarity
  • Strong background developing relationships
  • Ability to travel

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Sr. Cost Accountant – Contract

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1557575

The Lucas Group has partnered with our client on the NW side of Houston that is seeking a Sr. Cost Accountant.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepare cost accounting records such as subcontracting, field service, sales costs, and research and development costs. Computes project costs, compares actual costs to estimates and analyze variances.
  • Assisting in planning and conducting the semi-annual physical inventory of raw materials and finished goods
  • Performing inventory reconciliation and management reporting for the finance department and coordinating with the appropriate inventory personnel to assure accurate reflection of inventory results within the Axiom system and general ledger
  • Assuring that all inventory items have an approved standard cost established, and that all Axiom system general ledger entries are complete, reflecting the use of that standard
  • Analyzing and recording manufacturing production journal entries generated by the ERP system for production and inventory transactions
  • Reconciliation and analysis of assigned accounts (Income Statement and Balance Sheet)
  • Assisting in reviewing manufacturing spending and analysis of related variances to budget and forecast, or to standard costs
  • Reconciles and analyzes assigned accounts (Income Statement and Balance Sheet).
  • Assists in reviewing manufacturing spending and analysis of related variances to budget and forecast, or to standard costs.
  • Supports Corporate Accounting and other Finance staff as requested

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field; CPA preferred.
  • 5-10+ years related professional working experience
  • Must have strong standard cost accounting experience
  • Generally accepted accounting principles, procedures and practices.

Preferred:

  • MBA and CPA preferred
  • Multi-plant and ERP experience are a plus
  • Application of data processing to accounting operations
  • Knowledge of Dynamics (Finance just switched over to this ERP)

Managing Partner

  • Location: Nashville, Tennessee
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557551

Role

Managing Partner, Lucas Group's NEW Nashville Office                 

Why this opportunity?

The position offers the opportunity to blend the excitement of a start-up, entrepreneurial environment with the support of the largest national, permanent placement recruiting platform.

  • Allows that unique individual who wants to build something with the ability to focus on building the business, the client list and a successful team, while the Company provides the support to perform the cumbersome, administrative backroom functions that hinders business development efforts.

Tap into the financial and operational support of a geographically diverse firm that has grown through the economic cycles of a 49 year history.

Supported with other functionally-aligned teams to promote cross-selling and increase personal & team productivity.

Attractive compensation package that blends solid base salary with commissions, bonuses, and long-term benefit plans.

Who is Lucas Group?

Lucas Group associates are North America’s premier executive recruiters, serving mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients – the largest permanent placement focused search firm in the U.S.

  • Able to provide value to our clients as we are functionally-aligned to deliver candidates with the functional, subject matter expertise they require
  • With offices in 15 major markets, we provide a local focus but have the ability to service needs anywhere
  • Over 400+ recruiters nation-wide with an average tenure of 4.86 years
  • The best training program in the industry to bring new hires up to speed
  • An inclusive culture that works hard but has fun doing it and celebrates success

What is this position?

This person will be one of the first employees hired into what will be a new geographic location for the company.  As such, this role will

  • Begin with planning and setting the goals of the new location with the aid of the General Manager of one of the Company’s divisions and members of the Executive Team;
  • Implement that plan with the aid of corporate direction & resources to build out the new office location;
  • Hire, train and develop a team of functionally focused recruiters and aid in the hiring of other Managing Partners for other functional Practice Groups; and
  • Act as the office lead of the new location in ongoing, day-to-day operations once the office is functioning.               

Integration Analyst

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557536

 

Syteline Developer

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557519

Our client is seeking a Web Developer with strong ecommerce experience as well as ERP (ideally Syteline) to assist in leveraging the full functionality of Syteline 8.

The client is a distributor of products such as O-Rings, Hydraulic seals, Oil seals, Hose couplings, Gaskets and Machined couplings of all types for the industrial industry. This role will assist them in setting up Syteline to properly execute all processing of orders (Job Orders, Purchase Orders), Inventory management, material management and financial modules such as GL, AP and AR. Ultimately making their systems, processes and reporting more efficient.

Technical Requirements

  • Experience with nopCommerce is a must (An open-source E-commerce solution based on ASP.NET MVC 4.0 and MS SQL Server 2008 backend Database).
  • Experience with Visual basic and visual studio is also highly sought after.
  • Strong experience in IIS (not only 6 but the new 7 and 8).
  • Strong e-commerce web development experience
  • ASP.net
  • MVC 4.0
  • MS SQL Server 2008
  • JavaScript
  • Experience with EDI
  • Previous experience with ERP (Distribution now, Oracle, SAP or ideally Syteline)
     

You’re first Assignment

The first project our client will need this role to address is to remove the current material resource planning software (3rd party) and setup the standard Syteline material planning module in its place. A test environment will be in place by the week of the 20th of August so any interviews done then will be able to play with the system while completing the interview process.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate will be able to come in and quickly review the client’s business processes and current system, to identify a more efficient way to leverage Syteline to better support their day to day business needs. Currently, they process 600-800 orders a day to over 10,000 active clients so speed and efficiency is of utmost importance.

The two main business frustrations they want this position to alleviate are:

  • Automation of AR
  • More easily process orders in JIT (just in time) as opposed to FIFO (first in first out)

There will be opportunities for this role to grow and get involved with other projects and implementations once the immediate needs are taken care of. Our client was recently acquired by a VC firm with plans to grow this business through acquisitions and extended funding. They are already looking at upgrading their system to the latest version of  Syteline or similar system in 2019.

Cloud Security Engineer

  • Location: Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557501

Cloud Security Engineer

Cloud Security Engineer will need to have experience in proactively protecting information from unauthorized or inappropriate access. Cloud Security Architect will focus on the identification and escalation of IT vulnerabilities.Cloud Security Engineer will have cloud experience with AWS or any other Cloud offering. 

Qualifications

  • Required 3+ years in an Information Security role
  • MUST have experience speficically with Cloud technologies AWS, Azure or Google Cloud. 
  • Strong understanding of public cloud computing architecture, technical design and implementations, in
  • Some experience with Vulnerability Assessment tools would be helpful as would experience with Jenkins, Puppet or Chef.
  • Agile experience is preferred 
  • Any exposure to Ecommerce environments is useful. 

Senior Financial Analyst

  • Location: Dunwoody, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557475

We have been engaged by a $500M company looking to bring on a Senior Financial Analyst. In this role, you will report to the Director of Finance.

Job Summary:

The Senior Financial Analyst will report to the Director of Finance and will provide financial support to regional operations teams, operations leadership, and corporate leadership to improve operational performance and drive financial results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Financial Analyst will be a primary point of contact for financial support within the division
  • Position will be responsible for implementing business tools and processes and coordinating training efforts
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial reporting package for leadership and provides analysis
  • Development of strategic measures and monthly financial review and analysis
  • Responsible for management and tracking of key metrics for the current division executive team
  • Evaluates trends, identifies and investigates unusual or unexpected account variances
  • Track financial performance for operational programs and initiatives
  • Makes recommendations to resolve issues and makes corrections, as necessary
  • Position will work on new business deals and/or other projects as assigned by the Finance Team
  • Assist in providing other ad hoc reports and analyses at the request of management

Ideal background: Senior Financial Analyst candidates will be skilled in Excel and have at least 4 years of experience in an Accounting or Finance position. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Five to Seven (5 – 7) years’ accounting/finance/reporting experience for a large corporation; preferred; Four (4) years’ in an Accounting/Finance role required
  • Food industry experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft applications, strong Excel skills required
  • Hyperion Enterprise, HFM and/or Qlik experience preferred
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in dynamic work environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks/priorities
  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels of associates
  • Must be comfortable presenting in front of groups and different levels of management
  • Professional demeanor and presentation

Financial Reporting Manager

  • Location: Atlanta
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557449

We have been engaged by a $3B manufacturing company in the Atlanta area looking to add a Financial Reporting Manager to their team. This is an opportunity to get your foot in the door of an impressive company. You will have the ability to really make an impact to their reporting proocesses and create efficiencies. In this role, you will have the potential to move into other roles within the business. 

 

The Financial Reporting Manager will be working with the Assistant Controller in support of their financial statement audit and monthly reporting. The ideal candidate will have experience doing US GAAP consolidation/financial statement reporting work over the past couple of years, CPA, expereince creating a more efficient reporting  process,and can be a leader not just a contributor.  If you have been in public accounting for a few years and are looking to transition into industry, then this is the perfect role! 

Contracts Negotiator

  • Location: SUNNYVALE, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557440

The Atlanta office of a national company is seeking a contracts negotiator to work with their Sales and Logistics departments. This company is a leader in manufacturing surgical tools and technologies.

Candidates must have a JD and at least two years of experience in commercial contracts on the selling side. Must be able to draft, review and negotiate sales contracts with customers and/ or business partners.

Qualified candidates should send a confidential resume to Ansley Tucker, atucker@lucasgroup.com

Contract Immigration Paralegal (DC)

  • Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1557373

CONTRACT BUSINESS IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL – Washington, DC

Lucas Group’s AmLaw 100 law firm client is looking for a Contract Business Immigration Paralegal to join its Washington, DC office for a long term assignment.  Candidates must have one year of experience independently proficient with business H1-B Immigration cases.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and files nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications for permanent residency and secondary benefits for foreign nationals
  • Organizes and prepare petition packets for review and filing.
  • Communicates with employees and human resources professionals to gather needed information and documents required for the preparation of petitions and applications.
  • Prepares and files global business visas and work permits with supervision.
  • Enters and maintains data in immigration case management system.
  • Organizes and maintains immigration files.
  • Maintains hard copy files and documents as required to support all immigration activity on behalf of clients.
  • Works directly with attorneys and other team members to manage caseload from intake through processing and filing.
  • Ensures that clients are kept apprised of the progress of their cases.
  • Assists in responding to immigration inquiries in a timely manner.

Experience /Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in business immigration is required
  • An interest in pursuing business immigration as a career
  • Good case management aptitude and analytical skills
  • Good independent judgment
  • A working knowledge of the application of legal processes applied in immigration law
  • Demonstrated organizational and technical skills
  • Ability to function as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize and balance competing demands
  • MUST be independently proficient with business H1-B Immigration cases
  • Attention to detail, strong communication and ability to work independently is critical.
  • Knowledge of and experience with INSZoom preferred

WHY WORK FOR LUCAS GROUP?

Lucas Group is a leading national executive recruitment firm, ranked #3 on Forbes’ list of Best Professional Recruiting Firms in 2018. We offer varied types of opportunities (law firm and in-house), competitive hourly wages, benefits, earned PTO, weekly payroll, and more.

Healthcare Partner/Group

  • Location: Atlanta
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557343

National law firm headquartered in the Southeast is seeking to add a Healthcare Regulatory team to provide complementary expertise to its existing h/c industry clientele. Portable business and exposure to complex transactional and regulatory issues required. The firm offers rate flexibility, highly sophisticated clients and second to none resources. Target cities: Atlanta, WDC, Miami. Interested candidates should send a confidential inquiry to Steven Lynch at slynch@lucasgroup.com

HR Director

  • Location: Marietta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557319

Title:  HR Director

Location:  Marietta, GA

ID:  1557319

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a family owned manufacturing and retail organization to find their next HR Director. This HR Director will be tasked with continuing to build out the organization's HR function. Along with all generalist responsibilities, there will be a focus on recruiting strong talent using digital tools as well as bolstering their training function.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required;
  • 5+ year’s relevant work within HR or Recruiting capacity.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Experience with an ERP System and HRIS
  • Experience using LinkedIn Recruiter

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Auditor II

  • Location: Houston Area, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557288

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success. 

 Our client, an energy provider located in Houston, is looking to add an Auditor II to their team. This is a great opportunity for your career progression and development as our client loves to promote from within. This position will require up to 25% domestic travel.

Some responsibilities include…

  • Audit the accounting and statistical data from various departments, divisions, and locations in order to verify accuracy in compliance 
  • In charge of conducting and documenting audit projects in different areas, emphasis on operational and financial audits
  • Appraise internal controls – design and conduct tests
  • Perform data analytics
  • Assist in the implementation & support a continuous audit program
  • Report to Audit Manager 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in audit 
  • MBA, preferred 
  • CPA certification, preferred 
  • Strong analytical skills

Job ID: 1557288

International Accounting Manager

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557270

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success. 

Our client, a publicly-held business service company located in West Houston is looking to bring on an International Accounting Manager to their team. 

Some responsibilities include…

  • Provide direction to international subsidiaries on close issues and manage resolutions of intercompany inconsistencies
  • Support the continuous improvement in the development, approval, and implementation of process and procedures that affect international financial operations 
  •  Connect with IT to manage change request process on the issues related to close and reporting 
  • Support special project work, as required due to ad-hoc activities such as divestiture, acquisition, etc.
  • Work closely with the Director of International Accounting to guarantee proper US GAAP reporting
  • Support key functional areas like Treasury and Tax
  • Assist with monthly internal reporting for senior management
  • Assist with SEC filings and earning release 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance 
  • CPA certification required 
  • Minimum 8-10 years accounting experience required
  • Public accounting experience required 
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP, IFRS experience, preferred 
  • Fluent in Spanish is a plus
  • Some overtime will be required 

Job ID: 1557270

Hermanson Account Executive

  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557268

Lucas Group is currently searching on behalf of one of our clients for Account Executives for HVAC Sheet Metal, Pipe-Fitting and Plumbing – design, fabrication & installation for projects ranging from large, complex new & renovation construction to quick-hit retrofits and tenant improvements. It is the Account Executive’s function to generate sales of ‘special projects’ mechanical construction to the company's existing and new customers. A special project is a project that has construction duration usually less than 3 months, is less than $500,000 in mechanical value, has an estimate prepared by the Account Executive, will not require a separate project manager, and is in an existing building. In most cases this could be considered a tenant improvement. The customers are primarily General Contractors.   The Account Executive will be expected to estimate and manage any of his/her projects. In addition, proposal writing assistance will be provided by the special project administrator, if required.

 

The Account Executive’s duties and responsibilities may be specialized toward HVAC Plan/ Spec type projects or Design/Build type projects or a combination of both depending on the experience and qualifications of the individual.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Sell HVAC and plumbing projects with a minimal of supervision.
  • Accurately estimate and price the projects you sell.
  • To effectively project manage the projects you sell.
  • Build partnering relationships with contractors and consultants responsible for the decision-making process.
  • Develop a network of contacts and exceed their expectations.
  • Understand the customer's business and speak their language and to demonstrate technical expertise to develop credibility, loyalty, trust, and commitment from the customer to the Account Executive and Company.
  • Have a working knowledge of the local construction marketplace.
  • Have a technical knowledge of mechanical system operations.
  • Ensure satisfactory resolution of customer complaints.
  • Develop sales strategies to maximize the opportunity to obtain plan and spec projects.

 

Design/Build Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the technical interface between the customers and company's operations and engineering departments.
  • Work with the engineering department to develop scope documents for purposes of estimating.
  • Verify that customer design or modification requirements are met promptly and correctly.
  • Reviews company engineering changes and insures that they are in accordance with customer expectations.

Location:

 2 positions-  1 Seattle & 1 Portland

E&P Controller

  • Location: Houston Area
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557248

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients in finding transcendent, executive talent. Candidates fully realize their career ambitions, and associates find professional success. 

Lucas Group has been engaged by our Upstream client on a search for a E&P Operations Controller. This role will be responsible for oversight of all accounting functions including financial reporting and operational accounting.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that financial records are kept in accordance with U.S. GAAP and all appropriate records are retained
  • Oversee and perform month-end, quarterly and yearly accounting closing processes to ensure results are timely and accurate: Financial statements, supplemental reports and related analysis to facilitate monthly management review and decision-making
  • Coordinate and Manage the annual audit of the Financial Statements.
  • Oversee and comply with Federal and local tax filings. 
  • Lead and train the E&P accounting staff related to AP, AR, JIB, Revenue, GL, Banking, AFE cost management, revenue recognition, expense review, impairment forecast, ARO  to ensure accurate and timely processing.
  • Ensure all internal controls are in place and complied with, and that policies are in accordance with reporting requirements, compliance rules and regulations
  • Coordinate critical and complex financial analysis to evaluate variances, productivity analysis and operational efficiencies.
  • Collect all applications related to renew corporate insurance policies.
  • Support Controller for undertaking ad-hoc accounting projects/reports
  • Support Controller for managing staff accountants

 

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of accounting experience in Oil & Gas industry(operator)
  • 5+ years of experience in a related role (e.g. Assistant Controller or Controller)
  • Bachelor’s degree, 4 years degree required in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA certification required
  • Financial reporting and analysis experience.
  • Excellent organizational, planning and leadership skills and able to meet established deadlines
  • Ability to independently identify and solve problems
  • Ability to mentor and train a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while ensuring accuracy
  • OGSYS experience preferred
  • Advanced MS Excel skills

Attorney Secondment (Seattle, WA)

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1557237

SEATTLE- ATTORNEY SECONDMENT

Full-time onsite Corporate Counsel assignment in the Seattle office of a large company

Assignment would start ASAP as part-time work (some onsite and some remote), with outside counsel law firm assisting on deals as needed.

Rate of pay 75/hr.

Full time, onsite secondment to start in late July 2019, and will last through the end of December 2019.

Duties:

  • Support in-house legal team of established company in downtown Seattle, WA
  • Heavy emphasis on commercial contracts
  • Manage contractual needs (e.g., sales and service contracts)
  • Support business processes (reviewing and filing contracts) for the company’s payments operations group
  • Manage an arbitration portfolio

Qualifications:

  • License to practice law in WA
  • 4+ years of commercial contracts experience
  • In house experience / secondment experience preferred
  • Strong educational background required

Global Benefits Manager

  • Location: New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557236

Title: Global Benefits Manager

ID:  1557236

Location: Central Jersey

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with global pharmaceuticals company located in Central Jersey! The Global Benefits Manager will be responsible for design and development of health and benefits programs that attract and engage employees. This role reports into the Director of Benefits and works on a team with 10+ people. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists with the evaluation of competitive trends in benefit programs including employee demographics and budgetary conditions
  • Supports with Open Enrollment planning and is responsible for development and implementation of open enrollment communications
  • Responsible for monitoring national, state and local laws, regulations and guidelines governing employee benefits and formulates recommendations to ensure compliance
  • Additional projects as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 8+ years’ professional experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

West Coast Regional Sales Representative

  • Location: Los Angeles, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557211
 

Account Executive – Chemical Sales

West Coast 

 

Chemical Distributor with a national presence is looking for an Account Executive that would represent their Company to the market in their commodity chemicals portfolio. Must have 3 to 5 years of proven sales experience (will consider professionals that have no experience in chemical sales but an extensive network in the food and beverage / agriculture industry).

Chemical experience would be strongly preferred but a strong network in Food & Beverage, Agriculture, Pharma, Personal Care and Health & Beauty would be applicable as well.

Highlights of responsibilities:

  • Strong Business Development and Account Management experience is essential for success. Must have a hunter like mentality and approach to market but balanced with desire to provide exceptional customer service.
  • There will be an extensive opportunity to train and will have the ability to have existing accounts migrated to your portfolio. Must be able to display exceptional customer service and be customer centric.
  • Will need to be able to effectively negotiate and coordinate logistics. Will be responsible for working closely to ensure to exceed customer expectations in service and delivery.
  • Manage the input of all information into company CRM in order to effectively manage follow-ups and coordinate customer sales.
  • Awesome opportunity to work closely with the management team who will train, guide, mentor and put forth all the effort that is needed in order to make you successful.

This opportunity offers the opportunity to work with an exceptional company that offers excellent benefits and compensation plan (above market)! The company has an outstanding reputation in the market with a team that has unbelievable tenure and success.

 

Please send all resumes and inquires to gwood@lucasgroup.com!

Content & Communications Manager

  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557154

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented, driven and entrepreneurial minded Content & Communications Manager for our client’s team in Atlanta. Our client is an industry leader in providing high-performance, custom-built video systems and support.

The Content & Communications Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of internal and external communication plans. The main purpose of the position is to establish our client as an expert/thought-leader and premier solutions provider for key vertical market segments, fostering lead generation and overall brand awareness through engaging and informative content.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop marketing communication strategy, structure, creation, and distribution.
  • Develop brand awareness strategy with an emphasis on differentiating the company from industry competition.
  • Develop and manage promotional content production from initial concept and strategy to measurement of response and reporting, including press releases, white papers, case studies, product promotional collateral, website copy, event coordination, and brand development.
  • Research industry trends and competitive landscape in key industry verticals.
  • Assist Product Marketing Manager to create and distribute technical documents for both internal and external audiences.
  • Assist in product launch strategy and execution.
  • Analyze and report on content marketing performance KPIs
  • Act as main vendor point-of-contact for production of company collateral and branded materials.
  • Capitalize on prospect and customer engagement opportunities with applicable content as needed.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive PR strategy.
  • Increase visibility within industry trade publications and blogs through editorial content and paid advertisement.
  • Coordinate and attend company hosted events and major industry trade shows.
  • Work with Digital Marketing Manager to optimize social media presence and online reputation through engaging posts and systematic monitoring.
  • Maintain an active social presence while sustaining a consistent point-of-view and branded-voice.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or related field is required.
  • 5+ years’ B2B content development and writing experience and feels comfortable with technical writing, brand management, thought leadership, lead generation, collateral development, and digital marketing is required.
  • Experience engaging with and understanding complex markets, technology solutions, and wide-range of business models is required.
  • Significant experience with SEO, content design, content best practices, and overall content management is required.
  • An excellent communicator, self-starter, and capable of working both independently and in a collaborative team environment.
  • Keen attention to detail with strong problem solving, multi-tasking, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite is required.

· Available to travel around 5% of the time.

This Content & Communications Manager requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. If having a core impact on a mission and values-based organization that is literally saving lives excites you then we would love to hear from you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume and writing portfolio to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

Follow me on LinkedIn for new roles and industry information at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucasgroupcreativeamanda/

Project Engineer

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557142
Lucas Group is working on a search in the Houston, Texas area. We are seeking a Project Engineer from either the midstream, refinery or petrochemical spaces. You will have the opportunity to manage small scale expansion and construction projects up to $10 million.
Our client is a provider of midstream energy services. If you are looking to make a change, and want to be part of a growing company with personal growth opportunities, this could be for you!
Responsibilities
  • Provide effective full life-cycle project engineering to assigned projects
  • Material/equipment sizing and specification
  • Project scope and economic development
  • Material/equipment procurement
  • Contracting, bidding work, and selection
  • Contract evaluation (construction and commercial)
  • Basic project economic evaluation
  • Cost estimating and generation of AFE’s
  • Development of project schedules
  • Project / construction management (cost and schedule controls)

Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of project engineering experience in a midstream, refinery, or petrochemical environment
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to effectively deliver project scope, economic evaluation, cost estimation, scheduling, vendor evaluation/selection/management, material/equipment procurement, and reporting
  • Ability to develop process simulation models
  • Working knowledge of pipeline design and related industry equipment operations and maintenance codes and practices, measurement and Cathodic protection, compression design, gas conditioning and dehydration design, system planning / optimization, gas and liquid pipeline hydraulics, processing and fractionation operation
  • Must be willing to travel to field/job locations as needed (25% or less travel anticipated)

Senior Software Engineer

  • Location: Gainesville, Florida
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557083

Our Client is looking for a high performing Senior Software Engineer with extensive design, developing and delivering of software application, who wants to jump in head first and help support a team of developers to move our technology forward. 

Skills:

  • 7+ years of experience in designing, developing, delivering, and leading enterprise web and desktop applications using Microsoft Technologies at scale
  • Hands-on ability to write clean, secure, reliable, maintainable and testable code with a robust design and building effect data models
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in the design and development of relational databases
  • Advanced knowledge in implementations of microservices and service-oriented architecture
  • Expertise with the architecture and development of business solutions and acting as a thought leader in cloud solutions
  • 3+ years of proven supervisory experience to engage, educate, and motivate a team of developers
  • .Net Core, Asp.Net, WebApi, MVC, WPF, MVVM, C#, ReactJS, NodeJS, Entity Framework, Dapper, AWS, Git, Jira, Jenkin
  • MS SQL Server, NoSQL
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a similar field or applicable experience

 

Regional Sales Manager – Chemicals Polymer Additives

  • Location: Independence, Ohio
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557053

 

Regional Sales Manager – Chemicals

Polymer Additives

Job Summary

Lucas Group has partnered with a Global Leader in Specialty Chemicals who is looking for a Regional Sales Manager (Territory Manager) covering Ohio, Michigan, Western PA, and Toronto. This position will sell, promote and service the complete lines of Specialty Chemicals through face-to-face contact/frequent communications to accounts within the assigned region with revenue responsibility will be $30-$40 million annually. Account responsibility includes multiple key accounts and the need to develop new business. This position will be selling plastic additives and chemical intermediates.

 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement selling plans using the principles of strategic selling with the support of the sales and product managers. Identify and implement tactics on price quotes, annual bids, e-commerce bidding and customer negotiations as needed and directed by the sales and product managers
  • Document price changes and account changes through Customer Service with Price and Account Change Forms
  • Coordinate gathering the flow of information from accounts concerning complaints or claims and communicate these issues through the Customer Issues form to customer service, sales and product managers for comment on resolving
  • Gather all pertinent information sales and competitive information in the territory and market for weekly and monthly reports
  • Utilize technical, product / sales management and its resource in a judicious manner to rapidly implement selling and technical projects
  • Assist in the collection of past due receivables for assigned accounts
  • Ensure company has a high profile and respected presence at all accounts and industry representatives in the territory
  • Conformance with the Quality and Environmental, Health, Safety and Security policies and awareness of ISO 9001 and RC14001 management system requirements applicable to this position

Required Qualifications

  1. Five to eight years sales experience and/or technical experience in the chemical industry, direct experience in polymer chemical industry and polymer additives industry a plus
  2. BS degree, Business or Science; MBA a plus.
  3. Skills with computer and computer software.
  4. Knowledge of the polymer additives and plastics markets and account base.
  5. Ability to work independent of daily supervision from home office.
  6. Ability and license to operate a passenger motor vehicle.
  7. Up to 50% Overnight and extended travel required in the position within the assigned territory.
  8. Strong initiative and self- directed work habits
  9. Expert communication skills
  10. Strong analytical thinking skills

Senior Internal Auditor

  • Location: Newport Beach , California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557029

 

Senior Internal Auditor

Due to rapid growth and success of the company, we have unique opportunity for an active CPA wanting to expand on their internal audit experience and also gain experience in corporate and financial reporting.  This dual role, the successful candidate will spend approximately 50% of his/her time traveling and will report to the Internal Audit Manager and Head of Finance.

INTERNAL AUDIT ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist in the development of the department’s audit plans and processes
  • Undertaking audits of both financial and operational risks
  • Preparing for and participating in senior management meetings
  • Performing reviews to fulfill management requests
  • Communicating findings and practical recommendations both verbally and in written form with management to reduce risk and add value
  • Adhoc projects, second and accounting as required

FINANCIAL REPORTING ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist with the timely and accurate monthly reporting of all financial information
  • Ensure all financial reports required by executive management are accurate and in compliance with accounting policies
  • Assist with the month end close and financial reporting of holding companies
  • Participate in annual budgeting process
  • Assist with the completion year-end reporting

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise and influence effectively at all levels
  • Highly motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Desire to travel throughout North and South America – 50%+ Travel
  • Valid passport
  • Annual training course in Europe

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – active
  • Minimum 3+ years’ post qualification experience
  • Big 4 public accounting firm supporting public companies, a plus
  • Public company financial reporting experience a plus
  • Spanish speaking a plus

Financial Reporting Manager

  • Location: Newport Beach, California
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557028

 

Financial Reporting Manager

As a result of rapid growth, our global distributing client in OC is in seek of an immediate Financial Reporting Manager. The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing accurate and timely financial reporting to executives and other stakeholders.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate monthly reporting
  • Manage the accounting and submission of the monthly financial statements
  • Prepare and analyze annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Oversee all other group reporting requirements including internal audit updates, half year reporting, etc.
  • Conduct technical accounting research and document findings in a clear and concise technical position paper.
  • Liaise with external tax advisors to complete the preparation of tax returns.
  • Perform other ad hoc job duties and projects, as needed

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS experience a plus
  • A strong financial background with proven success in financial reporting.
  • Experienced in bottom line accountability combined with a good blend of overall business savvy; able to make recommendations and decisions to senior executives.
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing environment and handle multiple tasks and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to apply intellectual rigor and conceptual thinking to technical financial reporting issues, to consider and synthesize different standpoints on a particular issue, and to challenge different positions constructively.
  • Strong communication skills with proven ability to effectively communicate to people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently, make appropriate decisions and communicate information to appropriate parties.
  • Self-starter with superior time management skills and the ability to function under frequent pressures and tight deadlines.
  • Proficient in financial systems, Word, Excel, Outlook, and other PC applications.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in accounting or related field
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), must be active
  • Minimum 5+ years’ post qualification experience
  • Big 4 public accounting firm supporting public companies
  • Public company financial reporting experience a plus

 

 

Director, Local Policy & Government Affairs

  • Location: new york, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1557011

Director of Local Policy & Government Affairs (NY or D.C)

Work with the VP of Policy & Government Affairs to develop and execute an impactful and comprehensive government relations strategy at the state and local levels.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Effectively represent  vision for the improvement of cities to elected officials and their staff, and the broader policy community
  • Manage consultant engagements on targeted projects
  • Work effectively within formal and informal industry coalitions, and otherwise develop industry contacts, to advance areas of common interest
  • Draft official written material: op-eds, blog posts, policy proposals, comments on regulations, formal correspondence, etc.
  • Represent the company at policy conferences and other forums

Qualifications

  • 10-15 years' relevant experience
  • A strategic thinker and day-to-day executor who can juggle several issues at once; you’re able to effectively consider and solve both short and long-term problems
  • Execution-oriented; a self-starter who takes action and achieves tangible results
  • A natural at public affairs; an excellent communicator with demonstrated writing, editing, and speaking skills
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments and feel comfortable with a high level of responsibility
  • You have a strong ability to articulate strategic objectives and have a deep knowledge of government and politics;
  • In policy or geographic areas that are new to you, you can quickly get up to speed, identify the key issues, and quickly develop and execute a strategy;
  • Have extensive experience managing relationships with a broad spectrum of stakeholders
  • Have significant experience in government, policy, and political affairs

Regional HR Manager

  • Location: Vancouver, Washington
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1556996

Title: Regional HR Manager

Location: Vancouver, WA

Industry: Supply Chain, Transportation/Logistics, Field Services

Education: Bachelor’s degree required

ID: 1556996

Role Overview: Lucas Group is partnered with a global, industry leader on a Regional HR Manager. This person will be responsible for supporting multiple sites throughout a multi-state region in both union and non-union environments. This person will be a proven leader who will provide coaching and guidance on a variety of HR functions from leadership development to change management to continuous improvement, and much more. This strategic thinking individual will serve as a true business partner to the leadership team while driving HR strategies across their region.

Experience Requirements:

  • California Compliance and Employment Law experience
  • Union experience and/or Union Avoidance
  • Supports multiple sites
  • Able to travel 50% (day trips and overnight)

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Account Manager

  • Location: Detroit, Michigan
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1556965

Are you poised, confident and charismatic? Do you make friends immediately? Would you say that you are one of the sharpest tools in the toolkit? If so, and you see yourself giving back to the work through your work within the non-profit sector, this position may be for you.

This amazing company works with food banks across the country and seeks a top quality account manager that has the organizational skills of a Project Manager, as well as the art of persuasion to sell and close deals effortlessly. This is not for hard core "closers".

You must be able independent, a self-starter and work well under pressure and in front of clients. You will work remotely and need experience in doing so. About 25% of your time will find you traveling across the US or Canada.

If this sounds like you please send you resume.

Inside Sales Rep

  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1556963

INSIDE SALES REP

Fairfield, CA area

Very established company serving the Oil and Gas Industry

Must have: Any combination of two or more years in customer service, inside sales and/or warehouse services in a position with increasing; responsibility, to include demonstrated leadership experience

Job Purpose: Deliver responsive support to customers

Responsibilities

  • Respond to incoming customer inquiries, develop accounts, and generate quotes using database
  • Provide product prices, delivery specifications and payment terms and by offering substitute products where appropriate
  • Assist outside sales and/or branch management in processing priority transactions
  • Work to understand customers’ business and make value-added recommendations to increase sales
  • Enter and maintain purchase orders, customer orders, etc.
  • Monitor expected ship dates to ensure timely delivery and expedite as needed

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) and additional post-secondary training or education
  • Demonstrated competence in the use of computers and software applications

Technical Recruiter

  • Location: Plano, Texas
  • Type: Container
  • Job #1556925

Title:  Technical Recruiter

Location:  Plano, TX

ID:  1556925

Role Overview:  Lucas Group has partnered with a leading company on their search for a Technical Recruiter located in Plano, TX. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to lead the recruiting efforts to attract and retain top talent in fast paced, energetic environment! This passionate, motivated individual will be responsible for managing the full cycle recruitment process from selection to onboarding and much more with a strong focus on positions in technology.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Execute sourcing strategy to find exceptional talent
  • Manage interview process including scheduling and logistics
  • Collect feedback from mangers and new hires for process improvements
  • Maintain tracking databases to ensure accuracy and integrity of data
  • Support other recruiting projects and initiatives

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years recruiting experience

Lucas Group is North America's premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, executive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA with 15 regional offices, our trusted, consultative, and passionate recruitment professionals combine industry depth and geographic breadth to deliver superior results. To learn more, please visit Lucas Group at www.lucasgroup.com.

Infrastructure Engineer

  • Location: New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1556916

Position Overview: In this role, the individual will be responsible for building and maintaining IT systems and services including storage area networks, structured cabling, internet connections, and virtualization platform. Most importantly, this person will be one of the "go to" people in IT that makes the company productive.

Experience Level: 10-12 years

Required Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of business centered IT service delivery methodologies and preferably ITIL certified
  • Excellent Project Management skills and preferably certification as Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Deep experience in identity management, systems management, virtualization, storage, and networking and preferably MCSE: Core Infrastructure and MCSE: Business Applications certified
  • Experience in developing/implementing IT infrastructure strategy in digital transformation of organizations
  • Experience in developing project plans with critical success factors, KPIs, work-break-down structures,  delivery and resource schedules
  • Highly organized, good eye for detail and process and timeline orientated
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with experience is developing project proposals, business requirement documents and technical/functional specification documents
  • Excellent critical reasoning, customer focus and end user expectation management skills
  • Proven leader and experience in managing a team of helpdesk, hardware, telecom, and network specialists
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Strong Systems administration knowledge supporting Windows Server 2008/2012 in a VMWARE environment and other core infrastructure technologies such as Active Directory, PKI, SAML, IRM/RMS, DLP, and VDI (Citrix XenDesktop/VMWare View)
  • Cybersecurity experience with Managed Services providers, internal end-point protection and cybersecurity training  
  • Experience with migrating/managing cloud based infrastructure preferably on Azure
  • Strong working knowledge of supporting Windows 10, Microsoft Office 2010, PC, Laptop and Workstation class hardware
  • Experience in supporting MDM tools such as InTune/AirWatch
  • Experience in operating and maintaining Telecom and A/V systems
  • Knowledge of supporting diverse mobile solutions such as Android, and iOS devices
  • Strong knowledge of systems automation technologies such as Windows Shell Scripting,  PowerShell, or Perl
  • Knowledge of basic networking technologies such as DHCP, DNS, VPNs, Firewalls, Routing, and Wireless networks
  • Experience with distributed server and workstation environment
  • Knowledge of security products such as Symantec Antivirus, Endpoint Encryption, Security Analytics, Bluecoat, Cisco FirePower, or Citrix Netscaler
  • Experience in developing scripts using PowerShell/Python
  • Self-motivated, flexible, proactive and responsive to various levels of staff and management
  • Strong ability to interact effectively with peers, work on own initiative and to adapt to a changing, fast paced, and dynamic work environment across multiple regions and time zones
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated and proven experience supporting high pressure environment preferably in Investment/Trading

Responsibilities:

  • Manage IT issues and service requests to resolution across the entire IT infrastructure stack, including PCs, laptops, servers, virtualization, storage, networks, remote access, WAN acceleration, and security tools
  • Provide 2nd and 3rd level IT infrastructure support for employees, including Executives and Investment Professionals
  • Track/troubleshoot problems in a timely using ticketing system Samanage and provide end-user training as required
  • Develop/update/execute firm’s disaster recovery plan
  • Manage firm’s current cloud based infrastructure and develop plans for migrating on-prem servers/apps to the cloud
  • Manage firm’s Cybersecurity plan in combination with Managed Services vendor and internal infrastructure
  • Provide mentoring and cross training of junior level staff
  • Install, diagnose, repair, maintain and upgrade systems hardware, software and related equipment to ensure optimal performance
  • Help address audit requests from firm’s internal and external auditors
  • Support firm’s internal SharePoint site with add-ins and upgrades
  • Provide support to end users in using software applications to fulfill business objectives
  • Meet Service Level Agreements and Helpdesk/Desktop Support related Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Coordinate cross functional IT changes between internal users, executives, development teams, and outsourcing providers
  • Document processes and solutions for use by other team members, helpdesk, and outsourcing providers
  • Coordinate with third-party vendors in software/hardware upgrades, installs and decommissionings
  • Communicate and coordinate with business users in gathering requirements and testing/supporting applications
  • Develop technical specification and design and functional specification documents for business requirements
  • Make recommendation for improving existing processes and suggest better tools where appropriate
  • Be client driven and stay up-to-date on technological developments in the industry

 

Account Executive – Sales

  • Location: NY, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1556899

The Lucas Group is searching for a talented and enthusiastic Account Executive to add as a key member of our client’s Sales team in Atlanta. Our client helps millions of injured plaintiffs get a better deal from the civil justice system and their management platform helps personal injury law firms, medical providers and financial service businesses manage personal injury liens.

As an Account Executive, you will be responsible for selling software to personal injury law firms, medical providers and financial service businesses.  You will have a dedicated territory and unlimited opportunity to grow your accounts.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Successfully move prospects through the sales funnel from interested to signed to initial implementation in order to achieve your sales goals
  • Understand your customers’ workflow and demonstrate how the client’s software would benefit their business
  • Build relationships with your customers that create referrals and organic growth
  • Develop scripts that fit your style while staying true to our company and values
  • Represent the company at industry events and networking functions to raise profile of the company

REQUIREMENTS

· BA/BS in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field is required.

  • 2+ years experience in a sales, customer outreach or account management role at a software company is required
  • Ability to empathize with customer objections and provide consultative responses
  • Experience maintaining a high standard for sales data integrity and pipeline tracking
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills, organized and methodical in your approach

This Account Executive requires professional and prudent communications working in a team environment with a diverse group of associates. If you like new challenges every day and are charged up by a fast paced environment, this is an exciting opportunity for you.

If qualified and interested please email your resume and portfolio of writing samples to Amanda Cooper at the Lucas Group at acooper@lucasgroup.com.

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IT Infrastructure Manager

  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #1556842

A rapidly growing software company with employees in San Diego, New York, London and Houston are looking for an IT Infrastructure manager. This person will need to adept with technology related to IT Infrastructure and manage both projects and people. 

This position will manage a team of 5 and work in conjunction with other technical teams such as IT Security and Dev Ops. This person must have experience with Systems, Networks and Databases. 

Skills

  • 8+ years of experience in IT
  • Extensive knowledge of VMWare, Virtulaisation and VSXi
  • Windows environments
  • Active Directory
  • Patch Management
  • Should have experience hiring, mentoring and growing a team
  • Knowledge of Security, vulnerability and DevOps is a bonus.
  • Any exposure to B2B Software firms or Financial Services is a big bonus.