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Tax Associates and Senior Tax Account

The Tax Associate’s primary duty will be the preparation of individual income tax returns, personal property tax returns and basic business tax returns. Excellent customer service abilities and a passion for working with people are essential for this position.  

Education & Credentials: 

  • Must have at least 1 year of experience but looking for a wide range of candidates with experience that varies in years.
  • Must have a BA. But MA, or CPA is preferred 
  • Client-first focus
  • Drive: This is a fast-paced environment of processing a solid volume of returns with strict deadlines.
  • Technical ability: Excellent Excel skills and must be able to pick up other software programs quickly.
  • Curiosity: You’ll use your communication skills to ask pointed questions to help better understand complex returns. 
  • Attention to Detail: You’re eager to explore the nuances and details of many individual and business returns.
  • Passion to grow: This role is for a self-directed professional, who possesses the drive, aptitude, and attitude to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

Audit Associate

The Audit Associate will have the opportunity to work as a member of an engagement team serving a diverse client base of industries such as manufacturing, construction, dealerships, governmental and non-profit, wholesale and distribution, retail, restaurant and more. The Company offers a diversified experience in public accounting providing our employees with many opportunities to grow, develop and advance within their careers.

Education & Credentials: 

  • Must have at least 1 year of experience but looking for a wide range of candidates with experience that varies in years.
  • Must have a BA. But MA, or CPA is preferred 
  • Client-first focus
  • Drive: This is a fast-paced environment of processing a solid volume of returns with strict deadlines.
  • Technical ability: Excellent Excel skills and must be able to pick up other software programs quickly.
  • Curiosity: Excellent communication skills to ask pointed questions to help better understand complex returns.
  • Attention to Detail: Very proficient in understanding how to explore the nuances and details of many individual and business returns.
  • Passion to grow: This role is for a self-directed professional, who possesses the drive, aptitude, and attitude to do whatever it takes to get the job done.

International Logistics

The logistics position is customer facing, excellent interpersonal skills are essential. The candidate is responsible for the coordination of all domestic shipments and acts as the primary contact person between the Company and Freight providers.

The candidate coordinates the scheduling of carriers, traces shipments and special deliveries, confirms all outgoing shipments as well as processing all other essential paperwork. This position works with freight forwarding companies to coordinate export shipments and files necessary customs and trade  paperwork. 

Compensation is 75k

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Computer Skills, including email, customer and carrier portals, document creation, shipping  software  
  • Providing routing information and issuing shipping instructions to ensure deliveries arrive on  time and to their correct location. You will also be responsible for tracking goods on the route to  their destination, ensuring any problems that may arise are resolved to avoid delays.  
  • Coordinates Returned Material Authorization (RMA) process with Customer Care. 
  • Review open customer orders, create pick worksheets on an as needed basis to efficiently meet  the customer shipping schedule and satisfy the requested ship dates.  
  • Processes freight claims relating to damaged shipments.  
  • Arranges routings (according to customer preference) and contacts carriers for outbound  freight.  
  • Effectively lead cross-functional root cause and corrective action to resolve customer-related  shipping issues.  
  • Advises Customer Service and Export Departments of any problems which may involve a  shipment problem, error, missed shipment, etc.  
  • Advises supervisor of problems related to the department.  

Qualifications / Requirements:  

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one to three months related experience and/or training.  
  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Knows how to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.  
  • Knowledge of Internet software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing  software.  
  • International experience is a must have.

Preferred Characteristics:  

  • Good at problem solving, communication, and organizational skills.  
  • Able to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.



Marketing Manager

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute marketing programs that align with the firm’s strategic branding and marketing initiatives.
  • Serve as point person for geo-specific marketing campaigns; ensure timely execution of project deliverables.
  • Support shareholders and BD team members, focusing on engaging key stakeholders, prospects, and referral sources.
  • Design targeted campaigns leveraging thought leadership and technical content; track and manage leads and follow-up communications.
  • Drive brand and public relations strategies.
  • Develop and foster strategic relationships with key business/community organizations to identify prospective clients.
  • Manage and execute local sponsorships and firm hosted events and conferences.
  • Oversee content development, production, and delivery of proposals to prospective clients.
  • Assist in carrying out national marketing strategic initiatives.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or other related field.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years of experience in a related field, professional services or B2B industry experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrable writing, grammar and editing/proofreading skills.
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized and able to set priorities under pressure.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Strong professional interpersonal skills; ability to interact effectively with people at all organizational levels within the firm.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat is necessary.
  • Familiarity in Salesforce, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and WordPress experience is a plus.

Finance Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage annual budgeting, monthly financial forecasting and strategic financial planning. 
  • Manage the financial analysis and operational data analysis processes, to support commercial and operational decision making and planning. 
  • Work closely with the CEO and senior management on actual performance against plans and budgets, proactive in taking steps to close any plan shortfalls. Provide useful, objective analysis to other executives that will help in evaluating results and in driving a greater level of accountability throughout the organization. 
  • Fully responsible for internal controls, accounting and consolidation systems, including maintenance of related policies and procedures and guaranteeing their consistent application. 
  • Oversee credit and collection activity, maintaining an appropriate balance in credit risk decisions, utilizing Company’s financial strength to help support sales growth while balancing risk. 
  • Oversee the accounting team and proactively identify relevant accounting issues, ensuring processes necessary to guarantee accurate and timely reporting of the company’s performance, including punctual communication and effective coordination with Company Group Shared Services. 
  • Fully guarantee that finance and internal control activities and practices conform to Company, and Finder policies, in compliance with accounting principles and all applicable laws and requirements. 
  • Assist on US Compliance, ensuring observance of US regulations (SOX compliance, trade compliance, FCPA), EU regulations and Company Group Compliance processes and procedures, working closely with the Compliance Director. 
  • Prepare board and shareholder resolutions and documentation; hold relations with relevant external bodies and legal stakeholders when required. 

Qualifications / Requirements: 

  • University degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business. 
  • 7+ years’ experience as Finance Manager in a multinational company; US company familiarity preferred. 
  • Strong technical skills in all Finance areas such as administration, accounting, controlling, treasury.
  • Proven leadership skills and management experience with an ability to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain a high performing financial team. 
  • Demonstrated success in building and maintaining a strong internal control structure.
  • Fluent in English speaking and writing. 
  • High proficiency in Excel and general Office Package. 
  • Work experience in the manufacturing field is preferred.

 

Buyer

The Buyer is responsible for on-me-delivery and inventory management, as well as supporting cost avoidance and supply chain risk mitigation initiatives across the business. The individual’s primary responsibility is to ensure the availability of purchased parts, components, assemblies, and services to satisfy Customer Orders. The role requires a self-motivated, positive, individual with very strong tactical abilities, an eagerness to learn and a significant sense of urgency, willing and able to interact at all levels of the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Manage up to $5M annual spend and perform tactical execution of ERP review, including inventory levels, safety stock, and create deviations as necessary based on the needs of the business. 
  • Receive PO requests (finished goods, parts, tooling or samples), issue them to the suppliers, ensure suppliers ship POs on-me and complete, and coordinate expediting PO s.
  • Interfaces with manufacturing personnel, the planning department and supervisors on material status and production planning issues.
  • Manage procurement data integrity for assigned parts.
  • Work with domestic and international suppliers to ensure on time delivery, pricing accuracy, etc.
  • Work with Category Managers and Supply Chain Director to achieve company objectives.
  • Conform to all ISO 9001 policies and procedures, Company Code of Ethics, and Company Purchasing Policies.
  • Actively seek and implement opportunities for cost reductions, quality improvements, and speed of delivery with suppliers for the overall benefit of the company and our customers.
  • Achieve product and commodity knowledge to understand the relationship to supplier technology, capabilities, processes, and capacities.
  • Professionally resolve problems (both internal and external) in a fair and ethical manner.
  • Other dues as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in purchasing/materials/supply chain management 
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Supply Chain Management, Business, or related field 
  • Professional certification CPSM, CPM, CPIM, CIRM (preferred)
  • Strong ERP systems user/knowledge of Oracle (or similar) and MS Office applications (Advanced Excel: VLOOKUP, Pivots Tables)
  • Strong multi-tasking capabilities, able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently Ability to think both tactically and strategically
  • Ability and willingness to work in a global environment comprised of both domestic and offshore suppliers
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Experience or education with Kanban systems and other lean manufacturing techniques Strong people skills and adaptable to change

Desired Characteristics: 

  • Outstanding verbal, written and interpersonal skills at all levels of the organization 
  • Ability to multi-task and perform in a dynamic environment
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win, self-starter with ability to problem solve, anticipate, and avoid issues
  • Strong attention to detail, hands-on and strive to execute
  • Interfaces with wide array of individuals, able to influence

 

Production Planner / Scheduler

The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Distribute production schedules or work orders to departments. 
  • Review documents, such as production schedules, work orders, or staffing tables, to determine personnel or materials requirements or material priories. 
  • Requisition and maintain inventories of materials or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
  • Arrange for delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedules. 
  • Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes.
  • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering.
  • Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays. 
  • Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications. 
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
  • Calculate figures, such as required amounts of labor or materials, manufacturing costs, or wages, using pricing schedules, adding machines, calculators, or computers. 
  • Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, or customer information, so that status reports can be completed. 
  • Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences, transportation, personnel schedules, or purchase, maintenance, or repair orders. 
  • Maintain files, such as maintenance records, bills of lading, or cost reports. 
  • Contact suppliers to verify shipment details. 
  • Plan production commitments or timetables for business units, specific programs, or jobs, using sales forecasts.
  • Establish and prepare product construction directions and locations and information on required tools, materials, equipment, numbers of workers needed, and cost projections. 
  • Provide documentation and information to account for delays, difficulties, or changes to cost estimates.

Qualifications/Requirements: 

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in Production Scheduling or Supply Chain. 
  • Associate’s Degree is preferred. 

Desired Characteristics: 

  • Clear, concise and articulate verbal, wrien, listening and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing tasks 
  • Strong analytical analysis skills to solve problems with creative solutions 
  • Impeccable organization and efficiency skills; strong attention to detail 
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win

Production Planner

Looking for a Production Planner in the manufacturing industry.

Experience:

  • 3-5 year’s experience in production planning/supply chain

Education:

  • Associate’s Degree preferred

Pay:

  • $65K to $75K depending on experience

Applications Engineer

The Applications Engineer responds to inquiries from the organization’s sales force or customers about the technical aspects of the organization’s products and services. Leads technical training about product selection, performance, and troubleshooting. Reviews engineering specifications and generates proposals. Develops skills and knowledge of the organization’s products and services.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or equivalent relevant work experience

Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Relevant industry experience (pumps, valves, system design, rotating equipment, etc.) desired

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks
  • Ability to professionally interact with customers on technical topics
  • A self-starter with ability to problem solve and anticipate and avoid issues
  • Clear, concise, and articulate communication skills – verbal, written and listening
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win
  • Ability to select a pump and/or accessories based on application requirements
  • Ability to analyze a mechanical system and provide technical guidance for operation and troubleshooting
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance to sales team and channel partners for selection, configuration, and quotation of products.
  • Provides technical support and troubleshooting for channel partners and end users.
  • Conducts technical training of internal team members, channel partners, and other industry participants, such as EPCs, consultants, and end users.
  • Provides technical support in marketing activities such as: creation of market literature, preparing for and supporting trade shows, industry events and PSG product training and customer events.
  • Conduct market research through trade associations, internet investigation and corporate services.
  • Knowledge of products in detail including the operating principles and performance characteristics.
  • Proficient in company processes and policies pertaining to role.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive knowledge of competitive products and their activity in the market place and provide reports, on a regular basis.
  • Investigate market needs for innovative products and communicate them to Product Management as opportunities for product development.
  • Other duties as assigned

Senior Human Resources Generalist

The HR Generalist is a key member of the leadership team for a $130 million division (business unit) of a large multi-national industrial leader based in the Midwestern United States.

The HR Generalist will be part of the local HR leadership team and will be accountable for facilitating and executing company HR policies and programs, talent management, organizational strategy, and employee relations in support of the overall business objectives of the organization and the Global HR team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a key member of the HR Team and provides business support which aligns with HR best practices and company objectives.
  • Working with the HR Director, assist in leading the site’s Human Resources function, ensuring accurate interpretation and administration of HR policies and programs and engages in the day- to-day Human Resources functions, specifically related to but not limited to employee and labor relations, HR processes, rewards & recognition, talent management, and workforce planning.
  • Drive performance- based culture.
  • Build and foster an effective working relationship with employees, supervisors, managers, leadership team, and HR Team.
  • Assist in business development strategy and formulate local HR strategy in conjunction with HR Director
  • Provide coaching, change management support, and guide managers and employees through action or influence to support career development, business decision making, and performance management.
  • Administers and updates compensation program, monitors performance review program, responsible for locational reporting, and other business support requirements.
  • Maintains collaborative partnerships with the Global HR Team for effectiveness and may lead specialized projects and/or services.
  • Monitor key trends, assists in proposing solutions.
  • With assistance of HR administrator, deliver high quality day-to-day HR administrative duties including: new hire orientations, benefits administration, onboarding, off-boarding, communications, and wellness events. Administer and coordinate leave of absences and disability management programs.
  • Support Talent acquisition and recruitment efforts.
  • Administer compliance with all state and federal laws and regulations for employment law including but not limited to labor, compensation, EEO and ADA, and affirmative action planning.
  • Promote a positive work environment through communications and maintain the highest degree of confidentiality and integrity; manage sensitive issues, anticipate and resolve matters expeditiously and discretely.
  • Manage union relations and the grievance process.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred) in Human Resources or similar discipline as Business Administration with 0-3 years HR experience.
  • Understanding of Federal labor law and compliance. (Michigan state employment law experience preferred but not required)
  • Ability to develop relationships and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem-solving and critical/analytical thinking skills; and organized with long-term outlook in any decision
  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities and manage a variety tasks to achieve results.
  • Maintains a professional, collaborative demeanor in performing duties adhering to strict confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Microsoft Office and HRIS system proficiency

Desired Characteristics:

  • Domestic mobility (i.e. ability to relocate domestically for future assignments)
  • Preferred experience with SAP Success Factors
  • Preferred experience with ADP HRB and ADP Time & Attendance
  • Highly organized and efficient in approaching tasks; strong attention to detail
  • Flexible and embraces change to foster success
  • Strong team player, with high work ethic, ambition and commitment to win