Senior Executive Recruiter in Philadelphia at CBIZ

Date Posted: 11/19/2019

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Job Description


CBIZ CMF is a division of CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) with a service line focused on mergers, acquisitions, and transitions for private equity-backed firms across North America.  Our professionals are dynamic, operations-oriented financial executives who are accustomed to the issues, ambiguity, and interpersonal dynamics of businesses going through transitions and transactions.  Culturally, the division is an entrepreneurial, service-oriented, and team-centric, meritocracy.  We are looking for “A” players to round out our team.

CBIZ CMF is fortunate to have additional scale and competencies through our parent company CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) and their over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 employees in major metropolitan areas and suburban cities in the U.S.  In partnership with our parent company, additionally, we are able to offer a comprehensive set of services including: Tax, Audit, Valuation, Risk & Advisory, Corporate Recovery, Benefits, Property & Casualty and other insurance related services. 

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 2019 America's Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes, 2019 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE, 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence, and one of the Top 101 highest scoring companies in the country for Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation by the National Association for Business Resources.

About the Role

The Senior Executive Recruiter is responsible for identifying and qualifying top performing financial executives in the Private Equity space for our retained search practice. This role will work closely with the team’s search leaders to function as the primary point person for all candidate interaction throughout the interview process.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Drive the full life cycle recruitment process for senior finance leader needs, primarily CFO/Financial Leader roles.
  • Uses position/project need specifications to develop a focused sourcing and recruiting strategy. Continually refines strategy based on market or client feedback.
  • Collaborates with research and other recruiting team members to identify prospective candidates through targeted company research, industry sources, relevant prior searches and internal sources.
  • Conducts in-depth interviews to further assess candidate qualifications and fit to position specifications.
  • On an ongoing basis, builds strong relationships and good rapport with clients, candidates, and sources in order to stay aware of talent and the marketplace.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of executive recruiting experience in a search firm environment
  • Experienced in developing sourcing strategy and recruiting plans
  • Experienced/trained in behavioral interviewing and candidate evaluation
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with executives, with high client service orientation
  • Financial talent recruiting experience preferred
  • BS degree required; business discipline preferred

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • Must possess analytical skills
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

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