<![CDATA[Bell and Associates, Inc.: talent_showcase]]> http://TALENT.BELLSEARCHFIRM.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Human Resources Manager]]> Our candidate is a high-potential candidate that comes from progressive HR functions. He is currently an HR Manager with a large global manufacturing company supporting a site of 400 non-union employees. He has had multi-site responsibility and has worked in a union environment. He is a strategic site leader who has reduced turnover and implemented a talent strategy for the site. He is looking to continue to grow and have the ability to implement best practices into the HR function. He is open to relocation.

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<![CDATA[Experienced Financial Controller]]> Our candidate is an MBA (emphasis in accounting) with 16 years of experience, 4 of which have been at the Controller level. She is currently working as a Controller for a logistics and inventory company but has also worked in technology & manufacturing. Among her accomplishments, she recently implemented a month-end close and has the process down to 10 business days.

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<![CDATA[Assistant Controller - Manufacturing]]> Our candidate has a master’s degree and over 10 years of Manufacturing experience. She currently serves as an Assistant Controller where she is tasked with the supervision of 3 direct reports, monthly-quarterly closings, cost accounting, ad-hoc reporting, and audit coordination. While in her current role, she has been able to reduce the closing period from 5 days to 3 and has been able to reduce their personal property expenses by $10k per year. Her current role is at risk of moving overseas, so she is actively pursuing new opportunities through Bell & Associates. Software experience: SAP, LN6, Blackline, TCM, Syteline, QuickBooks, ProSeries.

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<![CDATA[Human Resources Manager]]> Our candidate is an experienced HR Manager who holds her SHRM and SPHR certifications and comes from a manufacturing background. She is currently working on getting her Master's degree from the University of Kansas. In her current role, she is tasked with HR and Operational needs for an 800,000 square foot DC with 150+ employees. She is highly skilled in the areas of recruitment, retention, employee relations, benefits, and compliance. Software: Ceridian, ADP, Kronos.

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<![CDATA[Executive Finance Professional]]> Our candidate has over 30 years of experience as a finance professional. Along with her years of experience, she also has the education and certifications to back it up. She is armed with a Bachelors in Accounting, a Masters in Business Administration, a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, and is a licensed CPA. She has spent over 25 years of her career as an auditor (both public and internal). In her public accounting experience, She owned and operated a CPA firm where they performed Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance tests of company-wide balance sheet reconciliations for national and international locations. She also has a few years of experience as a Controller for a manufacturing company and is very comfortable directing any and all accounting activities. During her last role, the company she was with had financial trouble and underwent downsizing. As a result, her position was eliminated. She is now in search of a long-term position at a company where she can utilize her skills and education.

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<![CDATA[Experienced Sr. Recruiter]]> Our candidate is a Senior Recruiter with over 15 years of experience in recruiting and HR. He was recently working for a large manufacturing/technology company and was a Senior Recruiter in title but essentially functioned as the hiring manager for nearly every department. He has experience recruiting on every skill set including, IT, Engineering, HR, Finance, Administrative, and much high volume. Among his accomplishments, he himself hired just under 500 people in 2018.

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<![CDATA[Manufacturing HR Manager]]> A ready-now, local HR candidate that is currently an HR Manager for a large manufacturing company in the Kansas City area. She supports 300 employees in a single site operation that is unionized. She handles the full gamut of HR with employee/labor relations, maintains positive safety requirements, compliance, talent acquisition, and administers benefits. Due to her company shutting down their operation in the Kansas City area, she is looking for a new role with the same scope of responsibilities.

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<![CDATA[Versatile Senior Accountant]]> Our candidate started her career in day to day accounting and quickly rose to a management position where she eventually took over the IT side of accounting systems. Throughout her career, she has overseen multiple large projects, Risk Management framework installations, cyber-security, and other accounting systems. She has experience with budgeting for projects including working with expenses, sub-contractors, billable hours and overhead. She can perform General Ledger Accounting including assets, liabilities, equities, and revenues. 

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<![CDATA[Staff Accountant - AP & Tax specialty]]> Our candidate is currently a Staff Accountant that oversees all of the Accounts Payable for his current employer and deals with use tax on a daily basis in a high volume situation. He also works with tax exemptions, assists with property tax filings, tax research, and reconciles all balance sheets including tax monthly. He also assists in the prep of federal, state, and income tax returns and has experience with business returns.

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<![CDATA[Experienced Payroll Professional]]> Our candidate is a Payroll professional and APA member that has an intimate experience with both Workday and Kronos. She has assisted with the conversion and implementation of both programs as well as working across departments on a daily basis for accuracy of the compensation, benefits, and additional employee data with payroll implications. She has multi-state payroll processing experience for 12,000 employees and has multiple direct reports. She also has performed the auditing of procedures and policies relating to payroll. She also is responsible for reporting of hours and compensations being the last line of defense for any errors. She also has overseen labor dollar transfers of both union and non-union facilities. She can perform Pivot-Tables, has extensive SQL knowledge, as well as over 5 years within an Oracle-based system.

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<![CDATA[HR Manufacturing Professional]]> Our candidate is categorized as the seasoned professional supporting manufacturing sites for the past 19 years. He started his career in poultry manufacturing organizations. He has 3 years of union experience which has been in his two most recent roles. He has experienced rough manufacturing environments being in the meat processing industry and has kept employee engagement up throughout his career. He has supported sites from 200-800 EEs with a large hourly production force. He has spent most of his career focused on employee relations, recruiting, performance management, and training. He is open to relocation for the right opportunity and is also fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian.

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Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-FB0B0C5A-3CBE-33F4-A62A-38F034221E9E.jpg
<![CDATA[Experienced Financial Analyst]]> Our candidate has his bachelor's degree in Finance/Economics and has 5+ years of Financial Analyst experience. He is well versed with budgeting, forecasting, variance reviews, and ad-hoc reporting. In a previous role, he owned $80M in capital and operating expenditures by creating annual budgets and performing monthly forecasting and reporting across 15 departments. Software experience: Microsoft Office, SmartSheets, Axium.

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<![CDATA[Full-Cycle Recruiting Professional]]> Our candidate is a seasoned Recruiting professional with over 15 years of high-volume, Full-Cycle recruiting experience. Currently, she is working on a contract assignment that is set to end on June 14th. When she started with the company back in November, she had 72 open requisitions and is now down to 2. She has experience recruiting a variety of positions including Collections, Account Representatives, C-Level, and IT. She is a passionate Recruiter who values connecting people with the right organization.  

She is open to Contract, Contract-Hire, and Direct Hire opportunities. 

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<![CDATA[Human Resources Director]]> Our candidate is a Six Sigma Green Belt, SHRM and was most recently the HR Director for a large financial services company in Kansas City. In total, she has over 20 years of experience in HR leadership split between financial services and manufacturing. Among her accomplishments, she was the HR lead for 4 acquisitions including due diligence and integration. She also has international experience regarding payroll & benefits across European, South American, and Asian countries.

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<![CDATA[Accounting & Finance Leader]]> Our candidate is a CPA with a Master of Public Administration and 20 years of experience as an Accounting & Finance leader within a manufacturing environment. He is currently the Corporate Controller for a large packaging company. Among his accomplishments, he was able to cut costs by $1M at his previous company by reducing waste.

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<![CDATA[Human Resources Management]]> Our candidate has a Bachelor's degree in HR Management and is set to earn her SPHR certification this summer. She has handled virtually all aspects of HR in her 8-10 years of experience including overseeing the Benefits and Affirmative Action Plans at her current company where they have 140 different locations and over 5,000 employees. She understands numbers/data well, plus she is excellent at staying organized and productive when cutting edge tools aren't available.

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<![CDATA[Business and Finance Leader]]> Our candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Columbia University and an MBA in Finance. He came up through a private, family-owned US-based consumer goods company's finance/operations/sales rotation program starting in the late 90s through 2012, holding many different finance-related positions that also included sales planning and reporting, sales operations and direct partnership with the national accounts team from 2010-2012, representing over $700M in annual revenue and leading contract negotiations. Most recently, he has served as the Senior Director of FP&A and commercialization at a US food manufacturer, creating a financial model to review capital expenditures and automating financial reporting.

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<![CDATA[HR & Head of Compensation]]> Our candidate was the former Head of Compensation for a leading financial services firm. He has an extensive amount of experience in executive and sales compensation. He also has built teams and functions from scratch both domestic and globally. With his human resources and senior level compensation experience, he would be a top performer.  He is currently living in the Atlanta area but is looking to get back to Kansas City for personal reasons. He is looking to make an impact either internal or external and is flexible on compensation. 

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<![CDATA[Strategic HR Business Partner]]> Our candidate is a strategic business partner that has worked for progressive tier 1 and tier 2 HR shops throughout her 12-year career. She is currently leading an automotive production site where she focuses on the partnership with the union, has developed and implemented a talent management program for the site, and assists with any complex investigations. She has led large scale sites of 1,000 employees or more and also has supported corporate functions in prior roles. She has a passion for manufacturing and is looking for an organization she can grow with internally. She is currently living in the St. Louis area and looking to get back to KC where her fiance resides.

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Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-B0E74A01-892F-3443-83F5-C75BA52AF07D.jpg
<![CDATA[Full-Cycle Recruiting Professional]]> Our candidate is an experienced full-cycle recruiter. In her current role, she is the only recruiter charged with filling 450 positions and is currently working on 26 open requisitions. She is experienced at recruiting everything from Maintenance Technicians to Director level individuals. Currently, she is tasked with posting positions, sourcing candidates, pre-screening, and onboarding all new hires. She averages 4-6 pre-screens daily as well as 3-5 placements per week. Software Experience: UltiPro, Outlook, Microsoft Office. 

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<![CDATA[Manufacturing Finance Leader]]> Our candidate has a heavy background in the manufacturing space and is currently the Finance Leader for a $400M German manufacturing company. He has turned the Finance function around with SAP implementation which replaced a 15-year-old legacy system, implemented performance management and talent review processes, and established lean concepts for the sites. He is looking for a CFO or strong VP of Finance role where he can roll up his sleeves and implement the strategy for the organization. He is a collaborative leader who believes it takes a team to win and culture is very important to him.

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<![CDATA[Human Resources Business Partner]]> Our candidate is currently a Human Resources Business Partner with her SPHR and Masters in Human Resources. She is also a CCP (Certified Compensation Professional). In her current role, she performs career path evaluation and redesigns for Practice Management roles. She regularly trains management teams on pay practices, performance management, and recruitment strategies. Prior to being promoted to HRBP, she was the Manager of Compensation Strategy, serving as the primary resource for Executives, Directors, and Managers across a nearly 10,000 employee Health System for compensation strategy, plan design, and program administration. She is currently exploring new opportunities and will likely find a new role soon

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<![CDATA[Senior Accounting Leader]]> Our candidate is currently a Senior Accountant with over 10 years of experience and her bachelor’s in accounting. She has had as many as 10 direct reports and held oversight of AP, AR, and payroll. She implemented an AP process to go from manual payments to electronic by working with a software developer on staff. This effort saved labor hours on AP and $200/year on printing costs. She is currently exploring opportunities to advance her career and will likely find the right fit soon.

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<![CDATA[HR Manager - Manufacturing]]> Our candidate is a high potential HR professional who has nice pacing and progression early in his HR career. He comes from food manufacturing with a good HR shop and is currently the HRM for a 350 employee plant.  He has created a positive relationship with the union, increased engagement within the site, and has turned the HR function into a more strategic business partner model. He enjoys manufacturing environments as he started his career in operations. He is looking to get back home in the KC area and looking for a progressive organization where he can make an impact.

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<![CDATA[Internal Audit Director - CIA, CFE]]> Our candidate is a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) as well as a Certified Fraud Examiner. He was recently laid off as part of a major reorganization of his company after 16 years. His career at the aforementioned company started as a Senior Internal Auditor where he since moved up through the company and had been the Internal Audit Director for the last 4.5 years. He led a team of 11, including staff and senior auditors at two separate properties bringing in over $1.2 billion in revenue. During his time there, he helped identify process inefficiencies and deficiencies that resulted in over $10.5 million in cost saving. He is a very analytical and results-driven leader with expertise in risk assessment, internal controls, and process improvement. He has expert experience in examining and evaluating information systems and business controls, accounting standards, and company policies. System knowledge: Oracle, ACL, AX, SOX, and is a proclaimed expert in Microsoft Office programs

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<![CDATA[Director of Human Resources]]> Our candidate is a tenured HR professional with several certifications to back up her experience including SPHR and SHRM-SCP. Her last role was as a Director of HR where she led a team of 5. Her team and herself were responsible for full-service, outsourced, HR Generalist duties for 56 client companies which was approximately 1300 client employees. Those duties included payroll, benefits administration, talent acquisition, onboarding, employee relations, and more. She is a proclaimed payroll expert and has processed payroll for as many as 1500 employees in a multi-company/multi-state environment. She has experience processing weekly and bi-weekly, union and non-union employees as well.

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<![CDATA[Experienced Financial Leader]]> Our candidate is a seasoned Financial Leader in the Kansas City area who has CFO experience for small to mid-size organizations ($30M-$250M in revenue) in different industries such as retail, manufacturing, and healthcare. He is strong in GAAP accounting and reporting, cash forecasts, business and project valuations, corporate capital structures, and strategic planning. He has led multiple ERP implementations, restructured finance and accounting functions to create a high performing department, and has M&A experience. He is a down-to-earth leader who can connect and build relationships up, down, and across the organization.

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<![CDATA[Controller/Senior Accountant]]> Our candidate is a seasoned Controller in the construction industry with a well-rounded skill set and experience managing numerous direct reports. His current company exceeds $60M in revenue and he impressively sought payment of nearly $800k in owed contract fees through arbitration. He is familiar with several ERP and HRIS systems including Sage, QuickBooks, Lodgistix, Paycor, and Sage MasterBuilder. Before becoming a Controller, he had approximately 10 years of public accounting and received his bachelor’s in accounting. 

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<![CDATA[Payroll & Benefits Administrator]]> Our candidate is an experienced Payroll Admin & Manager with an MBA and she is also a member of the APA (American Payroll Association). She has nearly 30 years of Payroll experience and has done a fair amount of consulting, focusing on continuous improvement. She has done 7 payroll implementations, most recently with ADP (which she has much experience with as well as 10+ other systems). She also does payroll for 40,000 people along with the associated payroll taxes. Regarding benefits, she has had many years of experience working in HR with an emphasis on benefits and has done everything including enrollment, 401k administration, vendor communication, etc. She is currently exploring new opportunities through our firm and will likely find a good fit soon.

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<![CDATA[Senior Human Resources Executive]]> Our candidate is a Senior HR Executive with global experience in banking and financial services brings 20+ years of HR expertise, a Bachelor's degree in HR Management, and several senior level HR certifications. She recently set a record with the lowest turnover of a company location in the US by bringing in great talent and then retaining through incentives and a collaborative work environment. She is known for long term strategic planning, but also for being a great listener with a kind demeanor.

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<![CDATA[Human Resources Leader - SPHR]]> Our candidate is an SPHR with a BA in HR. She is currently an HR Generalist at a large food manufacturer. In her current role, she serves as a leader within HR and has 1 direct report. She has also been an HR Manager in the past and has had as many as 6 direct reports. She has played a key role in recruiting in all of her company’s positions and has a total of 24 years of HR experience within manufacturing. She has experience recruiting on Project Managers, Maintenance Technicians, Plant Managers and essentially every skill set pertaining to manufacturing/production. She also has great job tenure (only 3 jobs in 23 years) and is bi-lingual. 

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<![CDATA[Senior Finance Director - International]]> Our candidate is currently a Senior Finance Director for a large international company. He recently helped his out-of-state office go from -35% to exceed 25% profitability within two years. He has had great experience with international dealings as well as direct reports in different geographical regions. He is also well versed and experienced in Operations as well as client-facing negotiations. He is currently exploring opportunities through our firm and his versatility in finance and operations will likely have him landing somewhere soon.

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<![CDATA[Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis]]> Our candidate is the Manager of FP&A of a $2B global Wheat Milling division. He has been with the company for 16 years and shows nice progression and pace taking on various accounting and finance roles within the company. He leads the Finance and Accounting function for 35 facilities in the US and Canada. In his current role, he designed, built and implemented KPI scorecards for the business to give insights and numerous reports, developed a financial model to forecast all facilities, and led the implementation of the manufacturing expense budgeting process. The company is moving the division to another location but he is anchored in the KC and is looking for another role where he can continue to grow.

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<![CDATA[Chief Financial Officer - Manufacturing]]> Our candidate is currently the CFO for a family-owned, $200M carton manufacturer with 3 facilities and 1,000 employees. The organization has had some growth over the past couple years and she has been a big part of that with reshaping the finance and accounting function. She has implemented a new goals-based management incentive program, implemented a new ERP system across all three locations, and created a new supply chain finance team to provide insightful analytics driving manufacturing efficiencies. Prior to her current role, she had a long career in a foods company with her most recent role as the Senior Financial Officer for the company's Frozen Food division which was about $2.3B in revenue.  She lives in the Omaha, NE area and is open to relocating for the right opportunity.

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<![CDATA[Multi-site Plant Controller]]> Our candidate is an SAP expert with an MBA that has several years of experience with various ERP conversions/implementations. He is currently working as a Multi-site Plant Controller. In his current role, he has met targets with all new plants in his company and has exceeded the budget commitments. He is a proven and successful leader with 7 years of experience at the Plant Controller level and also holds his Six Sigma Green Belt. He is currently exploring new opportunities through our firm and will likely find a good fit soon.  

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Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-41F03EEB-F4E9-327F-AC11-D96BAFBB3525.jpg
<![CDATA[Human Resources Manager]]> Our candidate is an HR Manager with a Master’s Degree in HR, a Project Management certification, and a Six Sigma Black Belt. In total, she has 11 years of HR experience between financial services and manufacturing. She is skilled in Employee Relations, Total Rewards, Change Management, Continuous Improvement and is affiliated with SHRM. In her previous role, she produced a 30% decrease in turnover by means of employee engagement. She is exploring opportunities through our firm and will be off the market soon.

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<![CDATA[Director of Accounting/Controller]]> Our candidate is a licensed CPA and has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Indiana. With over 10 years at Big 4 firm, he's got strong SOX/SEC experience and has helped with M&A, expertly handling due diligence and negotiations. He's authentic and everyone's favorite accounting leader. With a background working in professional services and manufacturing industries, he is ready to transition to a new opportunity.

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<![CDATA[Human Resources Director]]> Our candidate is currently a Director of HR in West Palm Beach FL. She has a broad range of experience from the corporate/field, global/domestic, union/non-union environments in the manufacturing space. She started her HR career with a tier 1 progressive HR function, where she sharpened her Generalist competencies. She is strongest on the Talent side with Learning and Development, Talent Management and Talent Acquisition. She is a strategic HR professional who can set the strategy but is not afraid to roll up her sleeves. She has moved around the country during her career and is open to the Kansas City market. 

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<![CDATA[Finance and Accounting Leader]]> Our candidate is a strategic Finance and Accounting Leader who has extensive experience in the manufacturing space for both domestic and international companies. He is currently a VP-Operations Controller of a $700M manufacturer in South Florida. During his time with the organization, he led M&A activity, remodeled calculations to reduce cost, and developed key performance goals and metrics.  Prior to his current role, he spent 6 years in Kansas City where he provided Financial Leadership for a $1.3B factory. He enjoyed his time here in Kansas City and would love the opportunity to get back to the area. 

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<![CDATA[Chief Financial Officer - Big 4, CPA]]> Our candidate was most recently the CFO of a Large insurance company in Kansas City and is now on the market as a result of the company being sold. He has a CPA, Big 4 background and has nearly 20 years of experience with financial leadership within manufacturing. He has experience as the CFO of companies in excess of $150M as well as experience as an FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis) Director for a $40B international company. Among his recent accomplishments, he improved the cash flow of his company by $500,000 as a result of analyzing transaction and account data.

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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-7666650C-4745-3B14-B2B0-5768284B7BE1.jpg
<![CDATA[Sr. Human Resources Manager]]> Our candidate is a  Sr. HR Manager with 15 years of all-encompassing HR experience and multiple senior level HR certifications. This leader specializes in the manufacturing and food processing industries. She has set up HR from scratch in a large distribution facility which operates both autonomously in certain ways and also collaborates with the corporate office and other decentralized operations across the country. She is strategic in nature, excellent at developing relationships with polish and professionalism, but couples that with grit and determination. She can move quickly and efficiently while still making long term decisions and has a proven ability to partner with leaders and employees at all levels.

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Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-3AF2933D-25E5-340C-A6B9-E53ABE9B54DC.jpg
<![CDATA[Marketing & Operations Director]]> Our candidate is a Marketing & Operations Director specializing in Product Development & Management as well as workflow analysis and process optimization in the health care industry. With over 15 years of experience leading teams of 4 all the way up to 30. This technical expert combines unique people and process leadership skills that can immediately add value. Known as the "fixer" or "cleanup" guru, she can seamlessly take problems and turn them into solutions or identify potential future problems and eliminate them before they occur. Will travel up to 25-30% in a regional role but wants to remain local to KC. 

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Tue, 09 Apr 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-493DB691-1128-33EE-9D36-5C1556F5D540.jpg
<![CDATA[Human Resources Manager]]> Our candidate was most recently the HR Manager with a company in Oklahoma and left due to an unfortunate layoff (September 2018) of multiple people in which he did receive a severance. He decided to use the opportunity to move back home to KC where much of his family lives. In his previous role, he recruited on 350+ positions (very high volume) that consisted of restaurants and food service workers (cooks, cashiers, bartenders, management) within several of the world’s largest casinos. His prior experience as the Talent Director with a large clothing retailer was heavy recruitment of retail, stocking/receiving, and office roles.

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Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-95462D46-71A6-3042-9886-84A29A7CA3A2.jpg
<![CDATA[Manufacturing Plant Controller]]> Our candidate is currently the Plant Controller at a large manufacturing company in California and is looking to move to Overland Park as this is where his kids live. He has great experience with ERP systems regarding conversions and implementations (SAP, Great Plains, and Lawson most recently). He also has acquisitions experience both domestically and internationally. He actually led two of the largest acquisitions in his prior company's history, both greater than $150 Million. 

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 CDT 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-C30D785B-0FB4-310B-95A3-72FDF5FE9EFC.jpg
<![CDATA[Controller with MBA & CPA]]> Our candidate is the Controller for an industrial moving company and is looking to move on to a company that is doing better financially and preferably something closer to Liberty. In his current role, he has reduced expenses by 10% and interest expense by 15%. Prior to this role, he was a Senior Accountant at a globally recognized manufacturing company for 10 years. In addition, he has his MBA and CPA.

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Wed, 20 Feb 2019 00:00:00 CST 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-F946324B-6D79-3A07-8977-6EEBF6263E53.jpg
<![CDATA[Controller/Chief Financial Officer]]> Our candidate is currently a Senior Operations Manager for a company who deals heavily with oil & gas and he handles $600 -700 Million Dollars in assets. Along with his operational duties, he does play a heavy role in their finances including the creation of detailed financial models to support acquisition of critical infrastructure. He has also worked prior as a CFO and VP of Finance in his former roles. At one point in recent past, he led underwriting and execution of a development equity investment in a $1B gas-fired power plant.

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Fri, 11 Jan 2019 00:00:00 CST 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-CF61831B-4B2F-3F13-BD09-F42622999A15.jpg
<![CDATA[Human Resources Executive]]> Our candidate has launched their company’s KC based headquarters, growing the office to 100+ personnel in first year, and 300+ in three years, while establishing HR operations, redefining culture and managing multiple acquisitions (total workforce of 750+). This person has supported the company’s brand transformation, championing the alignment of people practices with corporate values and methods.  She managed the cultural repositioning for leading the company-wide reorganization, organization development and operational initiatives resulting in $30M in total savings. She provided management and oversight for the standardization, optimization, and shifting of back-office administrative services (40 locations) to a centralized shared services center.  She drove this agenda leading to recognition by the Kansas City Business Journal as KC’s Best Places to Work (2012, 2013, 2014) and ‘Healthiest Employer’ (2015).  She implemented and enhanced digital solutions enabling HR efficiency and insights including SAP HR/Payroll, Taleo, ADP, Concur, Workday, and Paycor.

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Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 CST 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-DAE40251-C0B9-3845-9EA8-DFA25A3F2280.jpg
<![CDATA[Audit Manager with CPA and Master's]]> This A-player is actively pursuing his next career opportunity so he can relocate to KC by end of year. He does not need relocation assistance. Additional info listed below:

-Audit Manager with large CPA firm's Dallas, TX office

-Has worked with clients $15M to $350M in revenue, publicly traded and privately held

-Top performer who has been promoted rapidly with his firm

-CPA with Master's in Accounting from KU

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Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 CST 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-80598622-5EDB-3F84-9E26-3CB4EC817FD0.jpg
<![CDATA[Hands-On Financial Controller]]> Our candidate is the hands-on Controller type, accustomed to wearing many hats.  She has her CPA and Manufacturing, Distribution, and Service industry experience.  She has great process improvement and internal controls success stories and will make an impact with her next company.

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Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 CST 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-3D1BD04C-5A04-3522-8839-401D85F7CD9F.jpg
<![CDATA[Contract Financial Controller]]> Our candidate has been a controller for roughly 18 years and is looking to spend the next 4-5 years contracting with a focus on large projects such as conversions, implementations, moving of operations etc.. He has experience with several ERP systems and has done implementations with MAS, SAP, & CMS. He has also had experience with moving plant operations across state lines including the opening of new plants and the shutting down of older ones. He thoroughly enjoys helping companies identify their ultimate end goal and helping them reach it.

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Wed, 02 Jan 2019 00:00:00 CST 1 http://talent.bellsearchfirm.com/images/talent/101752/thumbs/talent_thumb2x-DBD1F244-D757-326B-84F1-78B6CB08AE14.jpg