DESCRIPTIONOur reputable client is seeking a CFO to join the company. The CFO must have an ability to work well with the CEO, board members and other senior executives, as well as strong analytical, strategic-planning, operational and communication skills. A combination of industry and public accounting experience is preferred. This is the perfect role for an experience CFO looking for a challenging role at an established company.Your responsibilities- Analyze if cash flow is appropriate for the organization's operations- Direct accounting policies, procedures and internal controls- Recognize and control insurance requirements and business risks- Manage all finance personnel- Preside over independent auditor relationships- Take care of financial systems implementations and upgrades- Handle investor and investment institution relationships- Have staff comply with state and federal laws and company's policies- Oversee hiring, training, and retention of finance and accounting staff- Strategically manage the accounting and finance functions- Recommend improvements to continue the integrity of a company's financial information- Handle all relationships with vendorsREQUIREMENTS- Strong technical background in public accounting (GAAP)- Public accounting experience a plus- Bachelors in Accounting, Finance, or related field required- Proficient in Microsoft Excel- Strong leadership and organizational skills- 10+ years' experience in accounting or finance- Excellent verbal, written, and social communication skills- 5+ years' management experience- MBA, CPA, CGMA or CMA preferred
Robert Half • Spokane Valley, U.S.
ABOUT OUR COMPANYThe Philadelphia Union operates and competes in Major League Soccer, the top professional league in the United States. Youth development is the core of our mission and the heart of our passion. The Philadelphia Union Academy program is free of charge so Philadelphia’s future players of promise have an opportunity to pursue their passions without the burden of paying to play. Selection into the program is a true accomplishment and the major step in a player’s path to Subaru Park.The innovative Philadelphia Union Academy program is deeply based in sport science and performance and follows best practices in coaching education. It includes three developmental phases: Junior Academy (U9 - U12), Mid Academy (U13 - U14) and Senior Academy (U15 - U17 – Union Development Squad). At all ages, our players are asked to lead by example and embrace the ethos and culture of Philadelphia Union.The Philadelphia Union Academy was established after studying the models of the most innovative and successful soccer clubs worldwide, Philadelphia Union set about implementing a holistic developmental platform integrating world-class player training and sport science for the youth soccer players of the Greater Philadelphia region.The Philadelphia Union Academy is the renowned soccer platform providing an opportunity for the youngest players to develop a passion for the game, or for an elite academy player on the cusp of professional stardom to pursue excellence, all in the same enriching and nurturing environment. Philadelphia Union Academy has one of the most qualified and skilled staffs in North America, featuring sport science and athletic development training as important resources. The program is overseen by UEFA Pro Licensed Academy Director Tommy Wilson. The Philadelphia Union Academy is based out of YSC Sports in Wayne, PA, and features an innovative, first-of-its-kind soccer specific independent school partner, YSC Academy. ABOUT THE ROLEThe Academy Scouting Coordinator will be responsible in assisting providing, with direction from the Academy Director and Director of Scouting, effective administration and technical execution of Philadelphia Union Academy’s day-to-day scouting & recruitment needs, including but not limited to overseeing coordination efforts of the Academy’s scouting & recruitment network, strategy, processes, procedures, residency program, assisting in the Union’s residency program along. This position will be an integral part of the Philadelphia Union’s professional scouting Department and will be fully integrated in the club’s professional pathway’s scouting & recruitment process. It will also focus to manage and oversee the scouting and recruitment process of the local, regional, and national domestic market as it relates to high potential players that may potentially fit in the Philadelphia Union Academy development model.RESPONSIBILITIESManage the day-to-day scouting & recruitment operations of Union’s Academy to ensure the best talent in the designated Union catchment area is tracked and monitored.Supervise, conduct, and improve the general scouting system and scouting assignments to ensure an efficient and consistent scouting process is followed.Ensure that the Academy’s scouting database is constantly expanded and kept up to date.Manages and maintains the communication and structure of the Union Academy’s Scouting Network.Manages and maintains relationships with club, agents, and key influencers in the domestic youth soccer landscape.Organizes meetings and scout calls as it relates to the Union Academy.Attends weekly and monthly meetings with the remainder of the Philadelphia Union Professional Scouting Department that competes in Major League Soccer.Scouts both live and through film both domestic and international games as needed and assigned by the Philadelphia Union Director of Scouting.Has a strong reference point for player comparisons both internally and externally.Has ongoing discussions, especially with Philadelphia Union Director of Academy & Professional Development, Director of Scouting and the relevant staff at the Academy, Union II, and MLS First Team environments.Oversees Philadelphia Union Academy scouting & recruitment strategy and philosophy in the evolving youth soccer landscape.Manages and improves Philadelphia Union’s Academy Recruitment and Talent ID Document.Analyze games and players for the Philadelphia Union First Team or Clubs professional Reserve Team (Union II) based on specific criteria set by Director of Scouting.Liaise with all relevant staff, where appropriate, to ensure that information, relevant to duties, is communicated effectively.Assist in coordination efforts as needed w/ the club’s Residency Program.Manage organization for trialist and recruitment visits and communicate as needed with YSC Academy Head of School & appropriate staff.Communicate on a regularly basis with the Club’s scouting network to be aware of all the knowledge, opportunities and new innovations in the designated area. QUALIFICATIONSAt least two years of experience as a scout within the soccer industry, preferably professional levels.Extensive knowledge of the local, regional, and national soccer teams and associationsCoaching or Scouting QualificationsA strong network of contacts both based domestically and internationallyAble to work with scouting database and video analyzation softwareAbility to thrive in a demanding environment while multitasking projects across various stakeholders; be a team player.Must be able to work weekends or holidays as directedExperience in or knowledge of soccer industry preferred.Bachelor’s degree or higher.Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).Strong organizational, communicative and leadership skills with regard to the methodology and values of the Union’s Scouting Department
Michael Betti Landrini • Philadelphia, U.S.
Job DescriptionThis position is responsible for operating and maintaining Company boats used to transport passengers, supplies and/or freight.Essential functions• Must be capable of quickly evacuating the facility to avoid injury during emergencies. Must also provide assistance with regard to rescue operation for injuries or overcome personnel. • Operate assigned boat in a safe manner in accordance with USCG “Rules of the Road”, adhering to all Federal, State regulations and environmental regulations. • Responsible for safely transporting rig crew and supplies to assigned location in a timely manner. • Ensure that crew is aware of the Company’s safety practices and provide training as needed. • Maintain boat appearance by assuring the inside and outside are presentable at all times. • Checks for water in bilge and keeps bilge clean of oil. • Maintain daily records to include personnel roster, motor reports and movement log. • Maintain appropriate oil level in engines and clutches, checks engine for oil, water and fuel leaks. • Maintain lighting on the boat to assure safety of passengers. • Checks motor support brackets, alternator belts, stuffing boxes (grease and pack as needed), and the condition of all hoses and clamps. • Ensure that a spare wheel and shaft are available for boat. • Ensure that all boats assigned to rig are started daily. • On a monthly basis will examine the bottom of the boat for damage. • Checks exhaust manifolds for leaks and checks air breather, changes oil and fuel filters as per EAM maintenance schedule. • Changes oil in clutch per EAM maintenance schedule, and cleans strainer screen every week. • Maintain safety equipment including fire extinguishers, life raft, life jackets and etc. on board boat. • Maintain safety standard and procedures and keep work area in safe working condition. • Abide by Company policies, procedures and best practices at all times. • Other duties and special projects as assigned. • Note: Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed at any time at the discretion of your manager, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.Ensure that personal behaviors and work practices are in line with Company safety standards.Responsible for safety of self and others in the vicinity to include, but not limited to, employees, vendors and guests.Provide visible leadership engagement, be aware of housekeeping and take additional safety precautions to ensure no one is put at risk.Do not take short cuts or unnecessary risks and actively work with others to ensure they take due care and do not put themselves or others at risk.Ensure all incidents are reported and appropriately investigated in accordance with Company procedure.As needed, seek advice from HSE representative.QualificationsNecessary qualifications, skills and abilitiesMust possess a High School diploma.Should have at least 5 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of boats.Must possess necessary certifications to properly operate and maintain Company boats.Must be fully familiar with all required marine functions to include laws, regulations and directives affecting the operation of the boat.Must have good PC skills to include all MS Office products.Must have good written and verbal communication skills and able to effectively communicate with staff, management, customers and vendors. Being multi-lingual is preferred.Must be able/willing to travel nationally and internationally.Must possess sound reasoning skills and have the ability to follow directions.Position competenciesInitiating & Driving Change • Acts as a catalyst for and takes responsibility for leading, directing, and managing organizational change • Develops new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions • Creates work environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation • Drives step changes in how the company operates • Understands how to change and addresses not only systems and processes, but also cultural aspects of change • Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market • Develops a change strategy that includes milestones and timelines • Accurately assesses the potential barriers and resources necessary for change initiatives • Understands and supports the need for change • Envisions and articulates the intended result of the change process • Provides direction and focus during the change process • Helps to generate support of the changes throughout the organization • Identifies and enlists allies who support the change process • Provides resources, removes barriers, and acts as an advocate for those initiating changeResult Focused • Establishes clear, specific performance goals, expectations, and priorities • Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully • Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers • Very bottom-line oriented • Steadfastly pushes self and others for results • Navigates quickly and effectively to resolve problems and obstacles • Persists to complete tasks / responsibilities, even in the face of difficulties • Develops a sense of urgency in others to complete tasks • Operates with personal ownership and looks for ways to improve performance all the time • Challenges him- or herself and others to raise the bar on performance • Focuses people on critical activities that yield a high impact • Holds self and others accountable for delivering high-quality results on time and within budget (e.g., models high work standards and demands the same from others)Team Work • Blends people into teams when they are needed • Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team • Shares wins and successes • Fosters open dialogue • Lets people finish and be responsible for their work • Seeks consensus among diverse viewpoints as a means of building group commitment • Defines success in terms of the whole team • Creates a feeling of belonging in the team • Values the contributions of all team members • Creates an environment that encourages open communication amongst team members • Creates an environment that encourages collective problem solving amongst team membersCustomer Focus • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers • Gets first-hand customer information and uses it to understand customers' business issues and needs for improvements in products and services • Acts with customer in mind • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect • Genuinely enjoys working with customers to build long-term partnerships • Creates a sense of customer focus throughout their team/ department/ business unitPhysical demands and work environmentAbility to work around moving machineryAbility to perform under stress, under pressure, and/or in emergency situations.Lift, carry, and move objects of up to 50 pounds.Ability to walk on uneven ground (gravel, rocks, mounds, ice)Wear personal protective equipment, including but not limited to hard hat, steel-toed safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, safety glasses, goggles and full body harness.Ability to ascend and descend ladders, stairs, scaffolding, and/or ramps while carrying tools requiring a reasonable degree of physical stamina and agility and involving moderate to severe physical exertionOperate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.Ability to work in adverse weather conditions (Cold or Heat)Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, reason logically, and make sound decisions.Ability to comprehend, remember, and follow verbal and written directions and comply with Company policies, procedures and standard.Ability to work in noisy environmentsAbility to work as a team, communicate and interact with others in a professional manner, and consider alternative and diverse perspectives.
Careerbuilder • New Iberia, U.S.