Job Bank - 10 current listings:
Avid -- SVP/Chief Marketing Officer
Bullhorn Inc. - Vice President, Talent Acquisition

C&K -- Vice President of Finance
Care 2 Communities -- Executive Director
Goddard House -- CEO
Opeeration A.B.L.E. -- CEO
PTC - General Manager / Executive Vice President of Augmented Reality
Southern New Hampshire University -- CFO & Treasurer

(full position descriptions below)

Avid -- SVP/Chief Marketing Officer
Through Avid Everywhere, Avid delivers the industry's most open, innovative and comprehensive media platform connecting content creation with collaboration, asset protection, distribution and consumption for the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world—from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, and television shows, to live concerts and news broadcasts. Industry leading solutions include Pro Tools®, Media Composer®, Nexis®, Interplay®, and Sibelius®. Our digital audio and video solutions continue to revolutionize the art of creative storytelling, and have earned us hundreds of awards, including two Oscar® statuettes, a Grammy®, and 15 Emmys®

Job Summary: Seeking a talented Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, who will be a key member of the executive team, drive the processes of aligning marketing efforts to the company’s strategy and implementing the strategic and tactical plans to meet company objectives.  The successful candidate will have accountability for creating and implanting a go-to-market strategy that includes support for current products, worldwide markets and channels as well as technological expansions. This position requires a dynamic leader, an outstanding and motivating communicator who is self-driven, highly creative and able to lead staff, peer groups and executives in all areas of marketing.

Responsibilities & Duties: •    Work closely with the executive team to develop strategic marketing plans that reflect the company’s aggressive business goals.•    Build and implement a marketing strategy that brings marketing influence and messaging consistency into all of the company’s communications inside and outside the organization.•    Develop and manage the execution of brand and marketing campaigns to reinforce the company’s dominant position and to introduce innovations into new markets with the greatest possible impact.  •    Oversee development and creative implementation of the company’s annual marketing budget in a fiscally responsible manner.•    Create an inclusive, dynamic working environment that brings out the best in reporting managers and creates clear paths for staff growth and development.•    Develop internal and executive communications strategies and plans that enhance employee and company performance•    Serve as a true business partner with sales in helping the company to aggressively gain market share, expand client wallet share and fuel growth•    Support Investor Relation Activities •    Manage Media Relations•    Driven by a strategic framework, set the marketing plan and priorities to enhance the company’s brand and messaging and to effectively position the company and its offerings. Lead an integrated approach to brand messaging and customer experience•    Effectively support current products/services while helping to develop and launch new cutting-edge solutions for the media Industry•    Develop Competitive Intelligence Briefings •    Coordinate internal and external customer and partner events•    Be proactive, results and ROI oriented, ensuring that marketing activities drive higher returns.•    Identify new integrated marketing directions that bring brand vision to life. Integrate all communication strategies. Develop and manage strategic partnership programs as appropriate to advance the brand•    Re-engineer Demand Generation process and focus•    E-Commerce Commercialization and Digital Optimization

Qualifications & Skills: •    The ideal candidate will have experience in a large, global organization as well as an earlier stage company, including:o    An accomplished leader with 10+ years of technology marketing experience with multi-faceted technology products and software solutions. Both enterprise and digital sales experience is important, direct digital consumer experiences is a very strong plus.o    An undergraduate degree or equivalent is required. An advanced degree such as a Master’s degree in marketing is desirable.o    Success in building, developing and managing marketing teams; working effectively in partnership with the other executives of the company. o    Financial acumen and discipline is essential and there is P&L responsibility for the digital business.•    A proven track record of taking strategic plans and vision and implementing plans which the company can take to market, realizing measurable and profitable growth because of this effort.•    Demonstrated success as a Marketing leader deploying initiative to transform organizational culture and an aptitude for strategic planning.  •    Possess hands-on marketing experience; capable of staffing, managing, mentoring and driving marketing teams to deliver products, manage communications/messaging, competitive intelligence, PR, events and media relations.  •    Will have built, led, mentored, and motivated teams in to deliver revenue / profit targets. Possesses teamwork, communications, and management process skills needed for success in a rapidly growing and changing organization.

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Bullhorn Inc. - Vice President, Talent Acquisition
With an entrepreneurial approach and great passion for its customers, Bullhorn has been leading the staffing software industry for over a decade by providing cloud-based CRM and operations solutions, with its automated data capture and customer insight technology helping companies engage candidates and win clients. Today, more than 8,000 companies rely on the Bullhorn platform to help increase sales, improve service delivery, and streamline operations. Headquartered in Boston with offices around the globe, Bullhorn employs 870 people worldwide. The company is founder-led and backed by Insight Venture Partners.
Bullhorn’s commitment to innovation-driven design and development has been at the forefront of its products and service offerings since inception. This philosophy and strategy have been a constant driver throughout the life of the company and will continue to be a competitive force moving forward. As a company, Bullhorn understands the market and exactly what its customers need to maximize performance and boost top-line growth. Bullhorn knows that putting the best tools in front of a team of professionals is crucial to its success, and that is exactly why the company is dedicated to cultivating a strong innovation pipeline.
An award-winning culture makes Bullhorn a great place to work, and its offices offer a casual, collaborative environment with weekly catered-in meals and monthly "First Thursday" social events. Bullhorn offers unlimited vacation, quarterly paid volunteer days through its philanthropic group Bullhorn Cares, and an open invitation to Bullhorn Allies groups, which celebrate and cultivate diversity and inclusion for all employees. Committed to being a leader in all that it does, Bullhorn partners with several non-profit organizations and participates in numerous community service events throughout the year.

The Role
Reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Vice President, Talent Acquisition will lead the strategies, processes, and roadmaps that drive the acquisition, movement, and retention of talent for a high- growth global organization. The Vice President, Talent Acquisition will act as a strategic advisor and business partner to the executive/management teams and will enhance and develop talent acquisition strategies in alignment with Bullhorn’s goals and culture.

Core Responsibilities
    Lead strategy and execution related to the acquisition and retention of global talent. Drive a world-class candidate experience and cultivate a true partnership with executives, hiring managers, and human resources to develop and execute optimal recruiting strategies for each team and the company overall.
    Provide leadership to the team of eight globally by creating a culture of accountability that delivers repeatable, measurable results in support of Bullhorn’s high-performance culture.
    Build a system of increased accountability concerning retention around the quality of hire during the first two years of an employee's life cycle.
 
    Own the execution of Bullhorn's formal compensation program, assessing market data and internal equity. Continuously follow market trends and Bullhorn employee retention details to evolve and adjust the program to acquire and cultivate talent growth. Advise company leaders and finance business partners on job pricing to ensure budget alignment.
    Spearhead the execution of strategic plans and monitors results. Devise organizational strategy and high-level implementation plan with metrics.
    Manage compensation to balance external pressures from candidates with internal pay equity, maintaining a compensation program that allows Bullhorn to both attract and retain top talent.
    Develop and use data and talent analytics to understand trends, establish strategic practices that enhance quality of hire, build compelling business cases, and drive sound decision-making around talent acquisition and movement.
    Create talent acquisition programs that drive focused efforts on diversity and inclusion, and cultivate organizational accountability to support diversity goals and strategies worldwide.
    Stay apprised of compensation and employment trends in each of Bullhorn’s geographic areas, analyzing and applying this information to develop strategies for staying ahead of potential hiring or retention challenges.
    Drive the development and delivery of internal resources that foster a talent mindset across all employees and provide hiring managers with tools to aid in optimal hiring decisions.
    Oversee vendor and agency relationships, contract terms, contract negotiations, and fulfillment of service-level agreements.
    Leverage company branding to ensure powerful employment branding that reflects Bullhorn’s commitment to diversity, inclusion, and innovation.

Ideal Candidate
    15+ years of talent acquisition work coupled with people leadership experience and depth in leading talent acquisition and compensation strategies in complex, global organizations.
    Experience directing talent acquisition in a growing global tech organization of at least 1000 FTEs, with specific experience in Europe and Asia. Experience leading an HR function in a software or SaaS organization preferred.
    HR leader able to demonstrate deep knowledge of company business operations and build strategic-level partnerships with senior leaders.
    Demonstrated leadership experience leading and scaling a global corporate TA team through periods of exponential growth.
    Proven passion for and experience with building diversity and inclusion programs.
    Strategic thinker with the ability to balance conflicting tactical issues with long-range strategy.
    Possess character traits of resiliency and grit along with exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving competencies.
    Ability to communicate proactively and clearly in a highly responsive manner.
    Flexible to travel as needed (approximately 20%).

Contact
Karen Pappas Managing Partner, Pappas & Pappas (o)  617-585-3038
(m)  617-448-8896
[email protected]

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C&K -- Vice President of Finance
C&K  is  a  leading  supplier  of  electromechanical  switches  and  specialized  connectors.  It  designs,  manufactures and sells a broad portfolio of products,  ranging  from  very  high  volume  ‘commodity‐like’  products to fully customized ones. The C&K brand is  trusted  by  customers  worldwide  for  its  range  of  products,  quality  and  reliability  at  competitive  prices.  The  company  serves  many  customers  throughout  the  world  in  a  variety  of  market  segments  (Automotive, Industrial, Consumer, Medical, Server,  Telecom,  Aerospace),  with  a  specific  focus  in  the  Automotive and Industrial segments. Customers are  served  through  various  sales  channels,  including  direct,  distribution  and  rep  firms  across  three  continents. C&K  was  formed  by  the  combination  of  C&K  Components  of  Newton,  MA  (USA),  Rudolph  Schadow  of  Berlin  (Germany),  and  the  Jeanrenaud switch company of Dole (France). In 2012, C&K made  a  major  acquisition  in  Asia,  purchasing  Comax Company of Huizhou (China). In 2017, Sun European  Partners acquired C&K.  C&K’s  focus  is  electromechanical  switches,  but  the  company’s  products  also  include  specialized  connectors  targeted  to  the  smart  card  and  space  industries.   With more than 1,500 employees, C&K is organized  as  a  global  company,  leveraging  international  and  local  organizations. The  company  has  offices  throughout the world, with two vertically integrated  production sites in Dole, France and Huizhou, China. Core competencies include R&D, plating, stamping,  molding,  and  manual  and  automated  high‐speed  assembly.   C&K  generates  revenue  of  approximately  $180m  with high EBITDA returns, and plans to grow to over  $300m within the next five years.  

The  Vice  President  of  Finance  provides  overall  strategic and operational direction to the company’s  finance,  budget,  tax,  insurance  and  accounting  functions.  The  Vice  President  of  Finance  also  provides leadership and collaboration with the CFO  in establishing financial strategic objectives as well as  operational  policies  and  procedures  to  ensure  attainment of corporate objectives. This position reports to the CFO and will be located  in the Newton, MA headquarters.

The Vice President of Finance will be responsible for:

  • Financial  leadership  of  C&K  with  a  focus  on  growing EBITDA and adding equity value
  • Providing strategic and operational direction  to the company’s finance, budget, and  accounting functions
  • Ensuring timely reporting to Sun European Partners to satisfy debt service
  • Managing the balance sheet, liquidity, financial  reporting and compliance
  • Driving continuous improvement in all  financial processes, leveraging technology and  staffing resources for a global business
  • Developing and overseeing best in class  finance functions such as cash flow  management, working capital management,  weekly cash and covenant monitoring tools and forecasting
  • Overseeing monthly and quarterly  consolidated financial statement preparation,  including investor reporting
  • Providing leadership to a global decentralized  staff, including employee performance  management, training and development, and  succession planning.
  • Providing timely and accurate analyses of  budgets, financial reports, and trends to assist  the CFO and other members of the senior  leadership team in performing their responsibilities
  • Developing appropriate metrics that are  translatable for use in critical decision making
  • Leading the corporate long‐ and short‐term business planning processes
  • Overseeing the annual external audit of the  company 

The requirements  for the Vice President of Finance  have been identified as:

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in financial  leadership roles, with a proven track record of  success in a growth‐oriented, decentralized  business
  • Deep knowledge of the functional elements of  finance and strong technical management  accounting skills, including budgeting and  forecasting, financial reporting, analytics, standard cost accounting, GAAP, margin  monitoring, and consolidations skills
  • Ability to execute a timely, effective, and  streamlined monthly financial statement close  process, providing direction to accounting and  financial analysis functions. Prepare monthly  financial narratives. Ensure financial  statements are prepared in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Experience working with investors and  negotiating with banks
  • Revenue and EBITDA consolidation and  growth/cost control
  • Manufacturing/industrial/automotive sector experience preferred
  • Expertise in treasury and cash management  including liquidity
  • Practiced in setting up lean reporting systems
  • Global finance and accounting experience
  • Track record in delivering growth plans  organically as well as through M&A, including  the integration of acquired businesses and set  up tracking systems to ensure synergies are  achieved
  • Strategic, confident management style  supported by deep business knowledge and  experience
  • Strongly analytical and detail oriented
  • Highly resilient, driven and determined
  • Good communication skills, able to get buy‐in  from all levels and across the business
  • Down‐to‐earth, energetic, pragmatic and  willing to “roll up their sleeves”
  • Unwavering personal and business integrity
  • Internationally mobile and willing to travel
  • Strong strategic mind‐set, with an ability to  assess, prioritize and interpret business  performance and determine clear‐sighted  business plans relevant to each area of the  business
  • A proactive self‐starter with an  entrepreneurial mind‐set; capable of working independently and pro‐actively, anticipating  challenges and exploiting opportunities
  • Highly commercial individual whose primary focus is on growing EBITDA and adding equity value

The required education for the Vice President of Finance: Bachelor’s degree in accounting required;MBA or CPA preferred

Contact: Bob Nephew, Managing Partner, RM Nephew & Associates LLC, 617‐830‐1731 (o) 781‐799‐3038 (c) [email protected]
Denise Amari, Partner, RM Nephew & Associates LLC, 617‐830‐1734 (o) 603‐858‐8112 (c) [email protected]
Paula Maloney, Recruiting Director, RM Nephew & Associates LLC, 617‐830‐6883 (o) 617‐529‐7916 (c) [email protected]

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Care 2 Communities (C2C) - Executive Director
C2C operates a network of community-based primary care clinics in northern Haiti serving over 25,000 patients each year. Founded in 2009, C2C has a long history of health programming in Haiti – first as a disaster relief effort after Haiti’s devastating earthquake and, since 2013, as a social business model for healthcare that seeks to transform the healthcare sector.  C2C seeks an experienced nonprofit leader who will fuel our expansion trajectory through the following critically important activities: (1) developing and executing a diversified fundraising strategy, (2) leading C2C’s partnership agenda, and (3.) ensuring operational excellence.  The Executive Director (ED) is the chief development officer for C2C and is responsible for raising revenue to sustain annual operations and to position C2C for future growth. The organization’s service delivery footprint in Haiti will double within 24 months and the ED will be an experienced and skilled fundraiser, with a track record of managing a broad portfolio of major gifts, an annual fund, and institutional grants.  Our partnership with the Haitian Ministry of Health is central to our expansion plans as we begin the process of transitioning from ‘proof of concept’ to scale. The ED will help define how C2C will engage their award-winning social enterprise model for health systems reform. C2C’s low user-fees ensure the highest quality care for patients and long-term financial sustainability for the health system. C2C employs 40 people in Haiti and a 2-person team in the US. The ideal ED candidate will seek the opportunity to drive C2C’s fundraising, thought leadership, and governance agenda into our next phase of growth.
Core Responsibilities:
Fundraising: The ED will develop and maintain strong relationships with mission-aligned individuals, organizations, and institutions, including:
−    Design and execute a multi-year fundraising strategy, setting and meeting aggressive targets for revenue growth
−    Manage the foundation relations portfolio and increase by 50% within 18-24 months
−    Manage the major gifts and annual fund portfolio by working with the Board of Directors to significantly increase the base
Partnerships, External Relations and Thought Leadership: The ED will leverage opportunities to collaborate with a broad range of peer organizations, academic institutions, media and affinity groups, including:
−    Serve as the public face of C2C, exhibiting a compelling, expert message about health systems transformation in Haiti
−    Identify and secure opportunities to write and speak about C2C’s innovative approach to health systems transformation in Haiti
−    Build relationships with influential stakeholders, supporters, and collaborators to generate a groundswell of support for C2C’s next 5 years of growth
−    Identify and leverage partnership opportunities to expand the breadth of C2C’s health services impact.
−    Cultivate and project an organizational culture of creativity, innovative and tenacity
 
The ED will oversee the delivery of all C2C health services in Haiti. A strong in-country operations team provides local leadership and expertise. The ED supports their success by managing the strategic trajectory of the organization, and serving as an effective advocate and ambassador for C2C’s model to a US constituency.
−    Oversee and ensure effective programming in Haiti through management of Chief Operating Officer and in-country Directors
−    Develop and demonstrate expertise in C2C’s social enterprise model (unit economics), impact framework, and complex health services landscape in Haiti
−    Work collaboratively with the Board to meet the goals and objectives of the organization and to support the Board as it expands, as well as advise on strategic and programmatic issues.
−    Serve on the Executive Committee of the Board as an ex officio member to plan and direct all Board meetings
−    Participate in Director recruitment and retention activities
−    Lead the organization to ensure sound financial management and effective administration in areas such as designing and tracking the annual budget, leading the annual audit, preparing grant budgets, optimizing expenses and managing cash flow.
Additional Qualifications:
•    Demonstrable experience leading organizational growth (as measured by budget growth)
•    Demonstrable track record of expanding the scope, impact, and visibility of an organization
•    Track-record of spearheading a fundraising operation (over $1m annually), including leading a major gifts portfolio, foundation relations, grant-writing, and stewardship
•    Experience building a compelling thought leadership platform
•    Experience managing Board relations, leading governance functions, supporting Board leadership through meeting management and advancing strategic priorities.
•    A tenacious, flexible, creative problem-solver. Works easily with ambiguity and uncertainly. Appropriately balances risk. Demonstrates a track-record of entrepreneurial, independent leadership. Sensitivity to and experience working in the developing world and with a diverse staff.
•    Experience building strategic relationships with peer organizations, educational institutions, think tanks, and/or similar organizations.
This position is based in Boston or New York and requires the ability to travel up to 30%, both domestically and to Haiti. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
How to Apply: Please send your resume along with a detailed cover letter describing your interest and, specifically, how your qualifications align with the position description to [email protected]
No phone calls or emails please. Applications accepted through June 20, 2018

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Goddard House -- CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Goddard House embraces the aging experience for seniors living in the Boston area by operating a high-quality assisted living community and by creating innovative programs which support our need for purpose, engagement, autonomy, and choice as we age. Goddard House, widely recognized for its leadership and innovation among Massachusetts assisted living residences (ALRs), is seeking a CEO. This newly-created position presents an exciting opportunity to help Goddard House fulfill its mission. Building on the community collaborations and agency partnerships that have supported award-winning innovations in the Goddard House Assisted Living residence, the new CEO will work with the Board to design, build, and run a new enterprise which brings the Goddard House mission out into the community. In addition, the CEO will ensure the continued excellence of the Goddard House Assisted Living residence and provide strategic and operational support for the Board. The Board of Trustees is looking for an entrepreneurial leader with a strong commitment to improving the aging experience for seniors; a track record of strategic decision-making; proven ability to engage multiple constituencies effectively; and highly developed financial, operational, and managerial acumen.

The new CEO will:

 Help the Board realize its vision of enriching the lives of seniors by creating and cultivating innovative programs and partnerships which support the changing needs of an aging population and improve the quality of life for seniors in the Greater Boston area, drawing as needed upon a significant endowment for start-up funding and the availability of Goddard House Assisted Living as an incubator;

 Oversee the management company which runs the day to day operations of Goddard House Assisted Living, assuring its high quality and operational success; and

 Support the Board as it transitions from close oversight of a single facility to strategic guidance and governance of a senior services organization with multiple operations.

Goddard House has retained Isaacson, Miller, a Boston-based national executive search firm, to assist in this search. Inquiries, nominations, and applications may be directed in confidence to:

Alan Wichlei, Partner Phillip Petree, Managing Associate Sydney Giller, Associate
ISAACSON, MILLER 263 Summer Street Boston, MA 02110

http://www.imsearch.com/6710
Electronic submission of application materials is strongly encouraged

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Operation A.B.L.E., Inc. (A.B.L.E.) seeks a highly motivated, collaborative, and strategic leader with strong experience to serve as its new President and CEO. This is an opportunity for a creative and innovative leader to build on the success of A.B.L.E.’s commitment to providing employment and training opportunities to job seekers 45 years old and older from economically, racially and occupationally diverse backgrounds. The position requires a person who combines a passionate commitment to mature job seekers 45+, sensitivity to client needs and strong marketing and relationship development skills to lead an organization that occupies a uniquely important position in Massachusetts and New Hampshire.  The CEO is responsible for A.B.L.E.’s strategic direction and leading the day-to-day functions of the organization, which has a yearly operating budget of $7M. The organization’s 40-member staff of talented and committed professionals includes a four-person leadership team that reports directly to the CEO. The leadership team consists of a Chief Program Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Communications Coordinator, and an IT Systems Engineer. The new CEO will report to a 20-member board of directors. Operation A.B.L.E. has retained Isaacson, Miller, a national executive search firm, to assist in this search. All inquiries, nominations, referrals, and applications should be directed in strict confidence to the firm as indicated at the end of this document.  

The CEO has overall responsibility for the effective running of Operation A.B.L.E.. As Chief Executive Officer, reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for the smooth operation of all aspects of the agency’s programs, staff performance, finances, administration, fundraising and providing the leadership necessary to support a productive working environment. The CEO articulates the organizational strategy, and sets forth and monitors action steps that address effectively the broad goals and priorities defined by the Board of Directors.

The Board of Directors and the Search Committee are open to a variety of professional backgrounds in candidates and expect that the next CEO will bring many of the following skills, experiences, and personal attributes:

  • Bachelors degree, Masters in Business Administration or Public Administration preferred
  • A minimum of eight years of relevant experience.
  • An ability to be a credible and effective spokesperson/advocate/representative who is able to listen to and inspire others.
  • A demonstrated track-record with proven competencies in long-term planning, fiscal management, public contract, and fee management, and general operational management as a senior manager in a medium to large non-profit community organization, with an equivalent multi-million-dollar budget.
  • Experience managing human resources systems, policies, recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, and professional development;
  • Success in raising funds from multiple sources including foundations, corporations, individuals, and the government.
  • Excellent communication and diplomatic skills; articulate and persuasive, comfortable in the spotlight, without necessarily seeking it; someone with the strength of ego to take the heat but share the credit, to defer as appropriate and confront as necessary.
  • Ability to adapt easily to ambiguity and new challenges; and committed to working in the trenches and digging into the details along with her/his staff. The workforce development work environment is dynamic and requires a leader who can be effective operating  under fast-paced conditions.

    All inquiries, nominations, cover letters, and resumes may be submitted to (Electronic submission of application materials is strongly preferred):
    Monroe “Bud” Moseley, Partner; Donna Cramer, Managing Associate; Ashton Lange, Associate
    Isaacson, Miller, 263 Summer Street, 7th Floor Boston, MA 2210 617.262.6500 https://www.imsearch.com/6747

 

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PTC - General Manager / Executive Vice President of Augmented Reality
PTC (NASDAQ: PTC) is a global software company that delivers a technology platform and solutions to help companies design, manufacture, operate, and service things for a smart, connected world. At PTC we turn possibility into reality. Our leading industrial innovation platform and solutions help companies quickly capitalize on the promise of technology today. PTC is changing the way we create in our new interconnected world.

THE POSITION: As a member of our executive staff, reporting to the CEO, you will be responsible with leading our Augmented Reality Business Unit through exciting expansion and rapid growth. In this role you will contribute and bring new perspectives to drive the advancement of products that are changing the way we enable the new interconnected world.  As GM you will be responsible for providing leadership, strategic planning, go to market strategies, business expertise, financial planning and broad executive management. To achieve this, you will be expected to build a dynamic and motivated team, achieve revenue and profit objectives through organic growth, and build strategic partnerships that could include acquisitions. If you are motivated by both the opportunity and challenge to take the organization beyond its current success by creating and delivering new goals unparalleled to the past, this could be you.

THE CANDIDATE: To succeed in this role, you must have demonstrable success growing a software business through organic growth, acquisitions and the establishment of strategic partnerships and strong executive presence.  It is imperative that you have exceptional business capabilities and excel at being a team player and a strong leader. We value leaders who will really roll up their sleeves to get the job done, even if it means creating your own spreadsheets and files on occasion.  

Proven cross-functional experience scaling a business as a CEO, COO, President or GM in a high-growth, results-driven environment is required.  If your experience includes working with rapidly changing technologies and understanding the value of agility at scale, this will provide necessary background for this role. To be successful you must excel in establishing customer and analyst relationships with a demonstrated track record of success in executing deals. We are looking for a passionate, intellectually curious leader who is ready to motivate others and change the world with us.

If being part of a team that creates and drives strategy by gaining alignment and ensuring each team has what it needs to execute, then this could be you. If conducting and leading with integrity and trust is critically important in all aspects of what you do, then this could be you If you are an innovative thinker that leads with energy and passion, and you want to work together to make a difference – a big difference – in the way the new interconnected world works, then talk to us to learn more now.

REQUIREMENTS:
•    General Manager experience
•    Strong executive presence
•    Proven success creating high growth
•    “Hands on mentality”
•    Strategic business and financial planner
•    Go to market expertise
•    Cross functional partner
•    Build strong teams
•    Demonstrated brains and passion (figure it out and get it done)

COMPENSATION: A competitive compensation package will consist of base salary, bonus opportunity and a long-term incentive plan.

CONTACT:
Kathy Cullen-Cote at [email protected]
Peter Polachi, Partner at 508-650-3609 or email: [email protected]
John Atsalis, Senior Associate at 508-737-7467 or email: [email protected] 

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Southern New Hampshire University -- CFO & Treasurer

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a leading provider of higher education and the second largest non-profit provider of online higher education in the U.S. The University’s culture and growth strategies are based on its motto, “We measure our success by the success of our students.” SNHU currently enrolls 3,000 traditional learners, over 90,000 online learners, and envisions educating 150,000 learners by 2021. The University offers over 250 programs, including business, education, liberal arts, and STEM. Today, SNHU generates over $700m in revenue, up from $100m in revenue 5 years ago. The organization employs over 9,000 people. Upcoming opportunities present the possibility for further growth and, over time, Southern New Hampshire University believes it can create a $1b organization. In order to reach this goal, it will pursue globalization and continue to offer expanded programs. SNHU has received numerous academic and business awards, including: • The 21st Century Distance Learning Award for Excellence in Online Technology by the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA) (2017) • The Digital Learning Innovation Award (DLIAward) by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) (2017) • US News & World Report ranked SNHU #1 on its list of Most Innovative Schools of 2017. • Fast Company named SNHU the 12th most innovative organization in the world in its “World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies” edition. (2012) • The Chronicle of Higher Education named SNHU “one of the best colleges to work for.” (2017)

The Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer (CFO) will be responsible for the financial management of SNHU, which has over 9,000 employees and generates over $700m in revenue. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CFO will be responsible for providing financial leadership in support of the overall strategic direction of the University. The CFO will develop, design, and deliver financial services to support organizational performance and growth. S/he will also provide financial insight into the risks and opportunities related to the University’s short and long-term plans. The CFO will be responsible for planning, controlling, and directing the University’s fiscal management program. The CFO will provide counsel to the Senior Leadership Council and the Board of Trustees on all matters regarding finance, investments and treasury functions, risk management, cash management, debt management, capital, and facilities. The CFO will also proactively serve and support institutional goals. SNHU’s culture and people are viewed as essential components of its success. The CFO will play a critical role in driving an interdependent culture into and across the organization, and will exemplify its core values. Beyond the technical requirements for the position, it is important that the candidate demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills, as well as a willingness to build solid working relationships across the organization and, specifically, with the Leadership Council and the finance organization. The position is suited to an individual who is seeking an exceptional degree of responsibility, and who thrives in a fast-paced, complex, and high-growth environment.

The Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Supports the University mission and strategy by providing financial insights into the risks and opportunities associated with SNHU’s short- and long-term plans.
  • Strategically partners with the Leadership Council members to leverage the expertise and value of the finance operation, to proactively secure and support institutional goals.
  • Leads strategic financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Provides timely and accurate analyses of budgets, financial reports, and trends to assist the President, Chief Operating Officer, Board of Trustees, and other members of the senior leadership team in performing their responsibilities.
  • Ensures that internal accounting and financial reporting policies, programs, and procedures are compliant with regulatory bodies, including GAAP, banks, the IRS, and the Department of Education.
  • Directs, plans, and executes cash management and debt-management strategies.
  • Accountable for a system of internal controls as they relate to financial reporting, including controls that detect and prevent financial statement errors and fraud.
  • Provides oversight of the annual external audit of the University.
  • Provides strategic financial leadership in a dynamic, fast-growing organization.
  • Provides advice, performs research, and renders opinions on the accounting ramifications of various transactions from a regulatory, tax, and GAAP standpoint.
  • Participates as a senior leader-manager of the University, contributing to strategy and policy development.
  • Responsible for all external financial reports, including those that are required by regulatory bodies.
  • Oversees procurement policies, practices, and purchasing operations for the University, ensuring fiscally-responsible purchasing decisions.
  • Responsible for capital planning, capital budget, and facilities management for all University locations.
  • Responsible for selecting, managing, and developing talent within the University’s accounting, finance, procurement, capital, and facilities divisions. The CFO has 7 direct reports and a total staff of 200 in finance and facilities. 

The requirements for the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer position have been identified as:

  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience in financial leadership roles, with a proven track record of success in high-growth and innovative organizations.
  • Deep knowledge of the functional elements of finance, including budgeting and forecasting, financial reporting, analytics, and GAAP.
  • Prior service as part of a collaborative leadership team, including active contribution in the establishment and implementation of the team’s business strategies and goals.
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and to foster teamwork by demonstrating integrity and trustworthiness.
  • Demonstrated ability to build a state-of-the-art finance operation in a rapidly-evolving industry environment.
  • Experience developing and championing a best-in-class, empowered finance organization.
  • Ability to bring immediate credibility to the finance function through his/her professional qualifications and leadership skills.
  • Must work confidently and comfortably in an environment that eschews territoriality and rigid organizational structures.
  • Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills, as well as proven organizational skills.
  • Strategic, confident management style supported by deep business knowledge and experience.
  • Ability to inspire trust and confidence, encouraging all teams to achieve their highest standards of performance.
  • Energetic, growth-oriented problem solver.

Personal characteristics:

  • Unassailable integrity: sets the standard for personal integrity, honesty, teamwork, transparency, and public accountability, motivating the entire organization to the highest levels of commitment and personal effort.
  • Mission-driven and flexible: Must have the personality and sensibilities to work in a highly interdependent environment in which organizational agility and dedication to the University’s mission are top priorities.
  • Results-driven: Must exhibit professional managerial skills in a complex and dynamic organization.
  • Must demonstrate a high level of emotional intelligence and intellectual agility.
  • Curious, humble, and hardworking; willing to “roll up his/her sleeves.

The required education for the Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer position is:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree required

Contact: Denise Amari, Partner, RM Nephew & Associates, LLC 617-830-1734 (o) 603-858-8112 (c) [email protected]
Paula Maloney. Director, RM Nephew & Associates LLC, 617-830-6883 (o) 617-529-7916 (c) [email protected] 

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