CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Director of Warehouse Operations

Our client, a non-profit human services agency, is seeking a Director of Warehouse Operations. The Director is responsible for all activities related to warehouse operations including: customer service, order fulfillment, inventory control, product costing, safety, staffing and proper utilization of space, equipment, and manpower, and the development of new business. Additionally, the Director will provide leadership and coordination to a diverse personnel team and operations processes that support all company businesses. The day to day operations must be managed in such a way to maximize efficiencies and productivity, and optimize labor cost expenditures. This includes ensuring safe operating practices and full compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.

The ideal candidate will have proven ability to see the big picture, and the ability to improve processes and act as a catalyst for action and change. Other required competencies include: basic leadership orientation, oral and written communication, analytical thinking, business acumen, follow through, performance focus, flexibility and planning.

Position requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business management or related field
• 5 years of manufacturing, shipping, and production and/or warehouse/distribution experience
• 3+ years of management/leadership experience in a warehouse environment
• Strong understanding of business systems including knowledge of inventory control methods
• 3+ years of business development experience
• Advanced computer skills – MS office suite

Qualified candidates may send a resume and cover letter to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

Director of Human Resources

Child & Family Services, one of the largest not-for-profit family service agencies in the Western New York area, is seeking a Director of Human Resources. Child & Family Services fosters safe and healthy environments for children and families in local homes, schools, workplaces and communities. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Human Resources will be a member of the executive leadership team and will be responsible for the overall administration of the Human Resources Department. The position directly supervises a staff of four. The Director will ensure that the department supports the agency’s strategic and business plans, and that the agency complies with all applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations.

The ideal candidate must be seasoned human resources leader and possess solid management experience building and leading effective teams. The Director will have proven ability to see the big picture, act as a catalyst for change, and improve processes and best practices. Required competencies include: customer service orientation, communications proficiency, business acumen, strategic thinking, presentations skills, analytical thinking and credibility. The Director will be a team player and share the agency’s passion for strengthening families and promoting the well-being of children through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy.

A Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressive human resources senior leadership experience are required. PHR and SHRM – CP certification are preferred. Qualified candidates may email their resumes and cover letters to MaryEllen Carlo, Director of Search Services at Career Partners International Buffalo | Niagara, at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

Director of Habilitation and Support Services

The Arc Erie County, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving support and programs available for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is seeking a Director of Habilitation and Support Services. In this newly created role the successful candidate will develop, coordinate, and supervise the service and support activities in individual, community support, and habilitation services. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Habilitation and Support Services will be responsible for strategic direction, fiscal/budgetary oversight, policies and procedures, hiring, supervision and evaluation of staff, staff training, and compliance with applicable regulations with the service unit.

The ideal candidate will have proven leadership experience and knowledge of community supports available to persons with developmental disabilities with an emphasis on waiver programs and residential supports/programs. Additionally, the candidate will have the ability to interpret and implement OPWDD regulations, Medicaid regulations, Health Homes and Mental Hygiene Laws as they apply to the operation of programs. The successful candidate will also have the ability to supervise staff and coordinate efforts of families, staff and collaterals in a team approach to the provision of services. Required competencies include: strategic thinking, creativity, visionary outlook, comfort with diversity, managing through systems, quality orientation, decision-making skills and optimism.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or another related field is preferred, along with five years of senior level management / leadership experience. Alternative qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or another related field, along with seven years of experience with developmentally disabled persons, with at least five years of progressive leadership experience.

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

 

 

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Our client, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of a wide variety of specialty heat exchangers and heat transfer solutions, is seeking an Accounts Payable Supervisor.  Reporting to the Corporate Financial Controller, the Accounts Payable Supervisor will supervise and perform all duties associated with the US Accounts Payable function (shared service center supporting multiple manufacturing plants as well as corporate activities). Additionally, the Accounts Payable Supervisor will gain an in-depth understanding of the Company’s US Accounts Payable processing environment, including becoming a subject matter expert as it relates to its recently installed ERP system (Plex).

Responsibilities include:

  • Directing the functions of the shared service (multi-plant and corporate) US Accounts Payable department
  • Ensuring timely processing (three-way match) of supplier/vendor invoices within an ERP and manual Accounts Payable environment.
  • Processing employee travel and expense reimbursements through Expensify and purchasing card (p-card) transactions.
  • Selecting invoices for payment (checks, ACHs and wires) and preparing Accounts Payable registers and related reports.
  • Researching issues and resolving discrepancies on a timely basis.
  • Working with suppliers/vendors/employees to resolve AP issues in a courteous manner.
  • Supervising the printing and mailing of customer checks.
  • Providing training to new and existing staff as needed
  • Working with each direct report to establish annual goals and objectives and monitor and advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, or related field strongly preferred, or equivalent experience in lieu of a college degree.
  • 5 years of Accounts Payable experience, preferably with at least 2 years as team lead.
  • Demonstrated success as a team lead, with a strong desire and capabilities to move into a management role.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills. Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize work, be detailed oriented, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Extensive computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office applications; expertise using advanced features with Excel strongly preferred. ERP experience required (Plex a big plus).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

Corporate Financial Controller

Our client, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of a wide variety of specialty heat exchangers and heat transfer solutions, is seeking a Corporate Financial Controller. Reporting to the CFO, the Corporate Financial Controller will provide leadership and coordination of the company’s global financial reporting and cash management functions, while ensuring corporate accounting procedures are in compliance with generally accepted accounting principles. The Corporate Financial Controller will develop a comprehensive set of controls designed to mitigate financial risk and ensure accuracy of financial data. Additionally, the successful candidate will manage the US general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll functions to ensure the protection of company assets. They will also be responsible for management of accounting and reporting systems and coordination of the annual independent audit.

The ideal candidate will have proven leadership and management experience in a manufacturing environment. Required competencies include: analytical thinking, delegation, performance/detail focus, numerical accuracy, business acumen, high integrity, strong communication skills, and strong planning, organization and decision-making skills. The Corporate Financial Controller will be a team player with a focus on high performance, and a willingness to work collaboratively assisting other departments with various accounting matters.

Position requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
• A minimum of at least ten years of progressive accounting experience including at least five years of financial management expertise
• A CPA is highly desired
• Working knowledge of ERP systems (Plex experience is a plus)
• Eight – ten years of leadership experience in a complex work environment
• Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a team
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in written and oral format

Qualified candidates may submit a resume and cover letter to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

 

Executive Director

Our client, The Niagara Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA), is seeking an Executive Director. With a no kill philosophy, the Niagara SPCA aims to prevent cruelty to all animals through public education, and to provide love, care, shelter and advocacy to companion animals in our community. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for the overall management and leadership of the organization, and serve as the key spokesperson and visible leader of the corporation. The Director will serve as the lead representative for the NSPCA and fulfill the mission of the shelter in the community while demonstrating a fundamental understanding of their programs and services.

The ideal candidate will have proven leadership, business, and fundraising expertise. Other required competencies include: analytical thinking, collaboration, business acumen, creativity, performance focus, political savvy, strong written verbal and presentations skills, follow through, and a visionary outlook. The successful candidate will be a team player and demonstrate a passion for the NSPCA’s vision of providing every companion animal in need with exceptional and compassionate care until they have a safe and loving home.

A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years of non-profit management and fundraising experience are required. Excellent computer skills and working knowledge of MS Office for Windows is also required. Qualified candidates may apply by emailing a cover letter and resume to MaryEllen Carlo of Career Partners International Buffalo | Niagara at mecarlo@cpibn.com.

Senior Accountant

One of our clients, a global leader in the manufacture of piezoelectric and strain gauge sensors, is seeking a Senior Accountant. Our client’s pleasant working conditions, world-class benefits package and opportunities for advancement create a spirit of enthusiasm that provides them with a competitive edge. Reporting directly to the Controller, the Senior Accountant will have full general ledger accounting and reporting responsibilities for multiple divisions and companies within the organization.

Responsibilities include:
• Prepare, review, analyze and present monthly trial balance and financial statements.
• Verify accuracy of the accounting transactions and data.
• Maintain various internal accounting reports and financial controls.
• Responsible for basic maintenance of accounting functions in the Syteline ERP system.
• Provide Ad Hoc analytical support on project assignments through use of the ERP system & other electronic analytical spreadsheet tools and software.
• Responsible for day-to-day activities of the finance department including: daily bank statement reconciliations, deposits, auto-withdrawal payments, interest, fees and transfers.
• Duties may include the preparation of monthly consolidation reports.

Requirements include:
• Exceptional accounting, computer and organizational skills. Expertise in Excel.
• A strong work ethic.
• Must have a minimum of two years of public accounting and/or industry experience.
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required.
• CPA or CMA a plus.
• A commitment to Total Customer Satisfaction.

Our client offers one of the most dynamic benefits packages in Western New York, including the opportunity to have 100% fully paid health insurance premiums, 401k, profit sharing and more.

Qualified candidates may send their resume and cover letter to MaryEllen Carlo at mecarlo@cpibn.com.