Careers - Available Opportunities

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Director of Human Resources

Essential Search Partners has been retained by Gate Gourmet to identify the Unit Director of Human Resources located at the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Atlanta.  We are targeting not just an experienced and highly talented Human Resources professional, but also a mature business operations partner equipped to own the process.

As the senior human resources professional for this business unit, you will partner with the top Business Unit leader for the largest hub of their business.  With 4 operating units supporting over 2,000 employees, you will be responsible for creating and directing the firm-wide human resources programs and policies in the areas recruiting, retention, labor union relations, employee relations, professional development and training, and compliance.  We are targeting a business partner comfortable with being accountable to senior-level executives operating in a fast-paced multi-faceted environment.

Human Resources Manager

Essential Search Partners is engaged in a search for a Manager of Human Resources and Talent Acquisition with a premier, boutique, DC based law firm.  Our client is well positioned for growth and has a challenging role for someone ready to role up their sleeves and be part of the firm's growth.

Our client, is a law firm focused exclusively on representing clients in complex litigation. We handle civil as well as criminal and regulatory matters across the United States. Their clients are across the globe. Our strength lies in the intellect, creativity, and tenacity of our lawyers and our experience in applying those traits to achieve great results for clients in serious matters. 

The HR Manager administers and coordinates the Firm's human resources and recruiting efforts (attorney and non-attorney roles). The HR Manager is responsible for recruitment and employee relations across all offices enabling the Firm to pursue its strategic objectives and business goals. The position will require overtime and travel (20%). As the Manager of Human Resources and Talent acquisition, you will be the face of the firm to attorneys, staff, candidates, and recruiters.

Finance Manager

Essential Search Partners is engaged in the search for a Finance Manager considered to be a SME in SAP. 

We are working with the President of a profitable organization located in Dulles, VA:  really great person to work with and for!  My firm placed the CFO, VP, Director of Analytics and more…all very happy with their decision to join his team – offering big company benefits coupled with a well-deserved bonus program.  The company is global, yet this North American Division is “right-sized” medium for the DC Market.

We are targeting HYBRID talent:  someone who understands accounting who can also provide management information and analysis utilizing SAP supporting Senior Executive of the services business unit of this product-based company.  This is a newly created position – we are targeting smarts and ability to analyze and defend numbers.

Financial Systems Liaison

Essential Search Partners is engaged in the search for a Systems Liaison with one of our premier clients headquartered in Northern VA.  In this newly created position, you will be responsible for supporting the financial systems including the ongoing integration across multiple accounting systems and the development of processes, controls and reporting.

We are targeting someone exceptional good with NetSuite to run queries, extract and load data and generate reports.

Manager of Pricing Analysis

Essential Search Partners is engaged in a search for a Manager of Pricing & Practice Analysis with a large DC based law firm.  This position is open due to growth/promotion!

The Manager will help lead a team of analysts and will work closely with attorneys, Firm management, practice chairs, and administrative leadership, to provide counsel and analytical support in the areas of strategic client pricing and matter management, client development, and Firm-wide financial reporting and analysis.

Senior Accountant

Essential Search Partners is now engaged in the search for a Senior Corporate Accountant to join a team of professionals in a best-in-class finance organization headquartered in Northern Virginia.  We are looking for an experienced and exceptionally talented individual to fill this critical newly created position.  You will be responsible for a wide range of financial activities and initiatives.

Talent Acquisition Associate

Essential Search Partners is engaged in a search for a Talent Acquisition Associate for our clients, a growing real estate company in Northern VA. This newly created position will be responsible for building talent pipelines by utilizing a diverse sourcing strategy to include social media, job boards, data mining techniques, job fairs, referrals, networking and more. You will also be responsible for deploying the full life cycle of talent acquisition and recruiting activities.

This is a dynamic and rewarding opportunity--by establishing a strong applicant pipeline; screening candidates; and placing people in positions to succeed; you will be an active part of enhancing the outstanding company culture. We are looking for individuals with a keen eye for identifying talent, who thrive in a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment.

Opportunities to Exit Public Accounting

Ready to exit public accounting?

We have opportunities with several of our clients targeting folks like you who are ready to transition into corporate roles:  public companies, privately held organizations, non-profits, law firms, technology giants and more.

If interested in being considered, please forward your most recent resume in Word format.  Let's then schedule a date/time for an introductory call to discuss exactly what you are targeting professionally.