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ABOUT CMC

For over 30 years, CMC Consultants, Inc. has been one of the premier boutique Executive Search Firms in Chicago. As generalists, we recruit across all industries at all levels, consistently presenting the top talent. Our “high-touch” approach ensures the best possible match is made in terms of experience, education, skill set and culture. That, coupled with the latest in search technology, confidentiality, and evaluation, makes us the perfect collaborator.

With each assignment, we strengthen our relationships with our clients and provide the quality, value and performance that set the standard for the industry. There is unlimited human potential in business today waiting to be discovered, willing to be challenged and capable of great achievements.

ABOUT CMC

For over 30 years, CMC Consultants, Inc. has been one of the premier boutique Executive Search Firms in Chicago. As generalists, we recruit across all industries at all levels, consistently presenting the top talent. Our “high-touch” approach ensures the best possible match is made in terms of experience, education, skill set, and culture. That, coupled with the latest in search technology, confidentiality, and evaluation, makes us the perfect collaborator.

With each assignment, we strengthen our relationships with our clients and provide the quality, value, and performance that set the standard for the industry. There is unlimited human potential in business today waiting to be discovered, willing to be challenged, and capable of great achievements.

WHO WE ARE

Our mission is to continue to be the best boutique Executive Search Firm by providing unrivaled personalized services that assist business growth by identifying and matching top talent with top companies. We have expertise in the following markets: Accounting, Finance, Banking, Retail, Healthcare, Engineering, Sales, Legal, Data Strategy, Real Estate, Nonprofit, Marketing, Manufacturing, from Support to Administration, Management, Director and C-suite.

WHO WE ARE

Our mission is to continue to be the best boutique Executive Search Firm by providing unrivaled personalized services that assist business growth by identifying and matching top talent with top companies.

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CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Controller

Controller
• Foundation •

Make a difference in your career…
…and in the world, you live in.

• Chicago Loop •

About Our Client:
Our client is a leading Philanthropic Foundation based in the city of Chicago that supports efforts to elevate poetry to a more visible and influential position in society. This organization aims to shape a receptive climate for poetry by developing new audiences, creating new avenues for delivery, and encouraging new kinds of literature.

Position Description:
The Controller will report to the VP Finance & Administration and will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting, and reporting activities.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Finance and Accounting Leadership
• Team Leadership

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required
• Advanced degree in Finance and/or CPA preferred
• 6+ years of experience preferred. Experience in Nonprofit and Accounting preferred
• Proficiency in QuickBooks, Concur Invoice and Expense, Google suite, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint and experience overseeing information technology staff or vendors

Benefits & Compensation:
• Phenomenal benefits and compensation

Next Steps:
Looking forward to hearing from you! Please send cover letter along with resume to: jill@cmcconsult.com

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Executive Assistant to the EVP and CIO

Executive Assistant to the EVP and CIO

Highly Regarded Philanthropic Foundation

• Chicago Loop •

ABOUT OUR CLIENT:
Our client is a major Midwest foundation based in Chicago that supports efforts to improve the quality of life in the Great Lakes region, focusing on public policy changes related to education, work force development, environment, and gun violence prevention. The Foundation is seeking an Executive Assistant to the EVP and CIO to provide administrative and scheduling support to the EVP and CIO of the Foundation.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Executive Assistant to the EVP and CIO provides administrative and scheduling support to the EVP and CIO of the Foundation.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• 6+ years of executive assistant experience with strong office management and technical capabilities
• Strong plus to have experience in nonprofit
• Must be highly skilled in schedule organization and coordination
• Confident, tactful, diplomatic, discrete, and trustworthy
• Effective written and oral communicator
• Professional, friendly and confident, both in person and on the telephone
• Advanced in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Flexible and skilled multi-tasker and excellent time management abilities
• Capable of working both independently and as part of a team

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Calendar management which includes:
o Management of both internal and external meetings and requests for time
o Foundation functions, Board of Directors meetings, Management Committee meetings, Recurring weekly meetings for direct reports, Annual reviews and compensation process for direct reports, Weekly staff meetings, and Travel planning
• Maintain contacts in databases
• Maintain and track all EVP and CIO’s panel discussions and speaking engagements
• Compile and submit monthly American Express reconciliation and all other expense reporting
• Drafting and/or providing meeting materials
• Arrangement of meeting space, venue and/or restaurant selection, contract negotiation, technology, and catering requirements, as well as other required meeting arrangements
• Assistance with oversight of direct reports:
o Staff meeting communications and planning, extensive follow up and interaction on behalf of EVP and CIO, and assistance with review process documentation
• Creation, revision and typing of internal written communications and external general correspondence
• Assist with proposal review process
o Schedule and coordinate cuts meetings, track write-ups to be reviewed by the president, and assist grants manager with tasks as needed
• Oversee committee, board, and membership affiliations
• Process discretionary grant requests
• Any other duties assigned by the EVP/CIO

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION:
• Excellent compensation and phenomenal benefits

NEXT STEPS:
Looking forward to hearing from you! Please send cover letter along with resume to: jill@cmcconsult.com

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Investment Administrator

Investment Administrator

• Chicago •

About Our Client:
The Joyce Foundation is a Chicago-based foundation that works with grantee partners to develop and advance policy reforms that promote racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes region. The Foundation works to achieve these goals by investing in policies that support the region’s young people, so they enter adulthood ready to thrive in work, family, and community. It makes grants in the areas of gun violence prevention and justice reform, education and economic mobility, environment, democracy, and culture. The organization focuses much of its investment in six states in the Great Lakes region: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin.

Position Description:
The Investment Administrator plays a key role as a contributing member of the investment and finance teams. The position reports to the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and works closely with other members of the organization’s investment and finance teams in all phases of the investment process with a special focus on operations related support.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Manages efficient data flows between various investment management systems including but not limited to custodian systems
• Assists in coordinating day-to-day operational activities
• Assists with cash flow projections using different scenarios
• Liaises with accounting colleagues to ensure matters are properly addressed, internal controls are sound, processes are efficient, and information is shared seamlessly
• Supports on-boarding process to ensure new investments are accurately included in all internal systems and pertinent terms are tracked
• Assist in recording investment transactions, maintenance of schedule of investments, and support subscription/deal documents
• Document procurement, retention, and organization related to investments documents such as audited financial statements, capital calls/distributions, K-1 tax forms, and monthly investment statements
• Provide general support as needed to support periodic investment committee and board meetings
• Support Chief Investment Officer and Investment Associate as necessary

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required. CPA or CFA is a plus.
• Minimum of three years of experience in investment, banking, or financial services operations or comparable role in a foundation or family office
• Backstop and data management experience is preferred
• Proficient knowledge of software used for investment analysis, portfolio management, and reporting
• Familiar with various technology and software systems (Backstop knowledge a plus) used in the investment management industry
• Must be able to multi-task
• Highly detail-oriented, well-organized, independent, resourceful
• Strong quantitative, analytical, modeling, and written and oral communication skills
• Demonstrates commitment to the organizations mission and values

Benefits & Compensation:
• Pension Plan
• Medical, Dental & Disability Insurance
• 401(k)

Next Steps:
Looking forward to hearing from you! Please send cover letter along with resume to: jennie@cmcconsult.com

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Program Assistant

PROGRAM ASSISTANT
• Foundation •

ABOUT OUR CLIENT:
Our client is a major Midwest foundation based in Chicago that supports efforts to improve the quality of life in the Great Lakes region, focusing on public policy changes related to education, work force development, environment, and gun violence prevention. The Foundation is seeking a Program Assistant to provide administrative support to program staff, in grant making and general office administration.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:
The Program Assistant position provides administrative support to program staff, in grant making and general office administration.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Respond to routine written and phone inquiries about grants
• Perform preliminary review of letters of inquiry and grant requests for completeness
• Use grants management software (FLUXX) to enter and update information about individual grants according to defined procedures
• Compose drafts of general correspondence, award letters, decline letters, payment letters, and memos
• Proofread and correct documents according to The Chicago Manual of Style and organization’s style sheet
• Assist in the preparation and editing of write-ups for grant recommendations according to defined procedures and established deadlines
• Collaborate in preparation and assembly of materials for the meetings of the Board of Directors including the Board Books and Policy Book according to defined procedures and established deadlines
• Prepare and maintain grant-related files according to defined procedures
• Coordinate and schedule in office meetings and travel plans as requested and anticipate resource needs (See attached guidelines for additional onsite protocols for meetings of more than 10.)
• Assemble relevant information for correspondence, reports and meetings; take notes and keep records of selected meetings
• Conduct program-specific research as required, including gathering news articles
• Collaborate in general office administration including reception relief and guest security procedures

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Knowledge of the Foundation mission and programs and understanding of grants management principles
• Demonstrated written and oral communications skills in English in internal and external relations
• Professional, cordial and confident approach both in person and on the telephone
• Three years of professional experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience that could likely provide the desired knowledge and abilities
• High level of proficiency and accuracy in using Microsoft Office Suite
• Keyboarding 60-80 words per minute
• Proficiency in English grammar, spelling and vocabulary, and proofreading ability
• Team player able to form effective working relationships across all levels of an organization
• Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask to meet deadlines

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION:
• Pension Plan
• Medical, Dental & Disability Insurance
• 401(k)

NEXT STEPS:
Looking forward to hearing from you! Please send resume to: jennie@cmcconsult.com

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Staff Accountant

Staff Accountant

More Than A Staff Accountant

Tax

Hybrid

About Our Client:
Our wealth management firm seeks a Staff Accountant to report to the Director of Tax and Accounting. This position consists of working in beautiful surroundings in their west loop office, in a fast-paced environment, with a variety of interesting work and responsibilities including exposure to many entities.

Qualifications:
• BS in Accounting. CPA preferred or working towards
• 2 years’ experience at a public accounting firm or with a family office

Responsibilities:
• Set up and maintain tax workpapers and permanent files
• Prepare partnership, individual, fiduciary and information tax returns
• Assist in the preparation of periodic financial statements

Excellent Compensation, Benefits and Work-life Balance

This position is more than a Staff Accountant, as its opportunities and responsibilities have more variety including tax, audit, and project work.

Next Steps:
Looking forward to hearing from you! Please send cover letter along with resume to: joel@cmcconsult.com

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Tax Manager

TAX MANAGER

GROWTH OPPORTUNITY TO PARTNER

Interesting Complex Clients Including High-Net-Worth

HYBRID

About Our Client:
Our client, a boutique public accounting firm is seeking a Tax Manager with unlimited growth potential. Their unique firm services a wide range of clients including closely held family businesses of high-net-worth individuals. This Tax Manager position requires expertise in review of federal and state income tax returns, partnerships, LLCs, S Corporations, trusts, individual and a working knowledge of gift and estate taxes and includes strategy planning.

Responsibilities Include:
• Tax planning, research, staff supervision and maintenance and growth of client relationships

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting and CPA. MST a plus
• Minimum of 7 years of accounting experience; some public preferred
• Working knowledge of tax rules related to partnerships, LLCs, S Corporations, individuals, and trusts including knowledge of new tax laws and their impact

Benefits & Perks:
 Partner Track Phenomenal compensation and benefits
Highly Incentivized
Phenomenal compensation and benefits
• Better work/life balance without travel
 Interesting, complex clients

This position offers an opportunity to take on an interesting and challenging role with great opportunity for growth. With an environment to grow this role provides partner track without the responsibility of bringing in new business.

Next Steps:
Looking forward to hearing from you! Please send Tax Manager resume and cover letter to: Joel@cmcconsult.com

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