Our CFO client just called. Her VP of Accounting just gave notice – she’s taking early retirement to open a beach bar. Or maybe she needs an experienced treasury manager with a strong regulatory background. As an Executive Financial Recruiter, you will work in a multi-faceted role, recruiting top talent (“candidates”) to fulfill open client job orders while establishing and developing client relationships with area finance and accounting leadership.
Duties and Responsibilities
Market services and candidates to fulfill talent needs in accounting, finance, tax, and/or audit.
Source, screen, interview, and evaluate candidates for client opportunities.
Consult hiring managers and serve as a client partner through the candidate selection process.
Foster long-term relationships within the accounting and finance community.
Develop strategies designed to qualify candidates through various tools or network.
Negotiate salary based on position requirements.
Meet with candidates in person, telephone, or video conference to assess qualifications.
Manage open job orders from intake to fulfillment.
Collaborate with to fill open positions and cross-sell other lines of business.
Achieve established sales and performance goals.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.
Desired Competencies and Skills:
Communication: Speaks in a clear, concise, and confident manner; listens attentively.
Emotional Intelligence: Maintains a high level of self-awareness and the ability to appropriately identify, manage, and respond to the emotions of self and others; able to read others.
Written Communication: Develops written communication that is clear, concise, grammatical, and engaging.
Adaptability: Responds to changes, delays, or unexpected events in a positive manner; adapts working style to best fit situation.
Leadership: Self-directed with an innate drive to succeed; accepts feedback with a desire for continuous improvement.
Relationship Building: Builds, develops, and maintains strong relationships with others while building trust and connection.
Social Intelligence: Able to understand and manage interpersonal relationships.
Researching: Able to effectively search for, organize, and evaluate information.
Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in audit, tax, and/or public accounting highly preferred.
CPA, CFA, MBA or other professional designation a plus.
Must have working knowledge of MS Office Suite
Experience with Bullhorn preferred.
Able to work with a sense of urgency and meet tight deadlines; Organized, detailed, and results driven.
<10% -Occasional travel to annual conference or client sites
Vaco answers your business needs with consultants, project-based staff and permanent placement in the fields of Accounting & Finance, IT/Technology, and Operations & Administrative. In addition to placement, our specialty consulting practices advise on complex transformational business, finance and technology objectives.
We invest in knowing our clients, business partners, consultants and candidates so well that we can accurately provide insights and trend analyses for all things affecting North Carolina business development.