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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

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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Senior Accountant

SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

HYBRID

Fantastic Benefits Including Exceptional Pension Plan

River North

ABOUT OUR CLIENT AND POSITION:
• We are searching for a Senior Accountant to support a renowned and leading, Chicago-based foundation. This position offers an opportunity to work for a meaningful cause and organization, while making a difference in your career and the world you live in.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
• Accounting, Grants Management, Investment Accounting & Trial Balance

REQUIREMENTS:
• Minimum of undergraduate degree is required; CPA preferred
• 3-5 years of experience in public accounting or high-net worth family office; or nonprofit preferred
• Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, WebEx, Zoom or another webcast products a plus

PERKS:
• Phenomenal benefits including a pension plan
• Impressive work life balance with a 40-hour work week and flexible schedule and intellectual growth

The organization offers competitive salaries, flexible work schedule, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment, while remaining committed to workplace diversity and inclusion. Move forward and make a change in your career today.

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

INNOVATIVE FAMILY OFFICE

OVERVIEW OF ORGANIZATION
Our client is a prominent family office providing alternative investments, trust services and integrated wealth management services to four generations, located in downtown Chicago. The office serves complex investment partnerships, trusts of varying size and foundations. This organization takes pride in having created a collaborative and innovative environment where employees are encouraged to share knowledge and actively participate in projects and discussions across practice areas. The office is dynamic with sophisticated technology, numerous complex structures and many ongoing initiatives that will make this position interesting and challenging.

THE POSITION
The Tax Manager will report to the Manager of Investment Accounting. Proactive communication of the impact of tax laws and their implications for partnerships, trusts and other entities is also an essential component of the position. This position calls for strategy, consulting, and audit skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Apply tax knowledge and expertise to manage the federal and state tax compliance process for private equity partnerships while maintaining relationships with outside tax professionals
  • Provide technical tax support for family trusts and other entities
  • Manage the receipt and reconciliation of K-1s, Form 1099s and PFICS and prepare and maintain tax basis worksheets for each K-1 investment
  • Respond to investors’ tax preparers when there are questions regarding the private equity partnerships’ K-1s and 1099s
  • Proactively research complex technical tax issues and communicate their impact on partnerships, trusts and related entities in a non-technical manner
  • Assist with the creation of new investment partnerships and structures and identify, propose and implement process improvements
  • Research and advise on a full spectrum of tax services

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS

  • A Bachelor’s degree in accounting
  • CPA is required, with 8 -12 years of experience in public accounting
  • An advanced tax degree (MST, JD, LLM) is desired
    Desired experience as a Senior Manager or seasoned Manager in a public accounting firm with relevant tax experience working with investment partnerships and trusts.
  • Strong technical tax skills with an emphasis on investment partnership tax concepts & private equity and related Schedule K-1 reporting and footnotes
  • Exceptional analytical skills and strategic problem-solving skills
  • Strong aptitude for technology and experience with sophisticated accounting software
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • An excellent and comprehensive benefit package including: health insurance, disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending plans & 401(k)

Interested candidates should send a resume to: jill@cmcconsult.com

“High-Touch Recruiting in a Digital World”

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Staff Accountant

STAFF ACCOUNTANT
Tired of Long Hours in Public Accounting?
Join our Ultra High Net-Worth Family Office with Great Benefits and Work Life Balance

West Loop – Near All Forms of Public Transportation

Established prestigious High Net Worth Family Office in amazing, beautiful surroundings is seeking a Staff Accountant to join their sophisticated accounting team and bring meaning to large amounts of complex data.

Responsibilities:
• Aid in the coordination, preparation and review of income and estate tax planning and reporting
• Assist in preparation and delivery of comprehensive quarterly financial reporting
• Support the execution of internal operational activities
• Complete reconciliations and related accounting entries

Requirements:
• 1-3 years of experience in tax and client service; public accounting experience is preferred
• CPA preferred
• Financial accounting knowledge important
• Commitment to client service

Benefits:
• Fabulous benefits and competitive compensation
• Growth opportunity

This is an outstanding opportunity for an organized, meticulously detail-oriented, and confidential individual to be a part of a professional and dynamic organization where loyalty is rewarded. Excellent benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in this fantastic role.

Please forward cover letter and resume to: sherri@cmcconsult.com

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