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Bay Area Recruiting Manager/Talent Acquisition

Job Description

DLC is a professional services firm that helps companies transform ideas into action, one project at a time. DLC has established itself as a leading provider of business services to companies seeking expertise in accounting and financial reporting, financial planning and analysis, M&A transaction support, financial systems implementation, process redesign, project management, and post merger integration.


Under the direction of the Bay Area’s Managing Director, this position will have primary responsibility for sourcing, pre-screening, and interviewing qualified professionals, with the ultimate goal of developing and maintaining a diversified bench of candidates within the accounting and finance industry for the Bay Area.


Ideal candidates have experience in hiring Big 4 CPA’s who have industry experience in accounting roles at Fortune 1000 level companies (a strong network of, and experience in hiring, Technical Accounting, SEC Reporting and Senior Accountant professionals is of particular interest).  The position is based in the Bay Area.


Daily Responsibilities to include:


  • Direct and manage full cycle recruiting efforts including talent sourcing, candidate evaluation and screening,  interview process, offer negotiations, close process and new hire on boarding
  • Identify diverse, top level accounting and finance talent within greater Bay Area marketplace through sourcing methods which include direct sourcing, networking, job boards, referrals, on line resources and professional associations
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive qualified candidate pool including skill-sets at the lower / mid and higher level range (Staff Accountant thru CFO)
  • Develop search strategies, target lists, sourcing, networking and recruiting calls to build pipeline of qualified candidates
  • Manage candidate database, while cultivating and maintaining on going influential relationships with potential recruits
  • Strategically partner with hiring managers to direct recruiting initiatives and coordinate interview process
  • Conduct interview screening process following firm guidelines and legal requirements
  • Pre-screen applicants to ensure they are a potential fit for DLC opportunities and identify motivation / drivers for job search
  • Manage administrative components of interview process such as employment applications, scheduling interviews and background checks
  • Create new candidate records in CRM (Salesforce) and update records at various stages of interview process with appropriate notes and codes
  • Act as an advocate through relationship building with candidates in the marketplace; communicating with them regularly and representing them in all local office staffing meetings.  Seek to reduce consultant unassigned time, ensure smooth transitions from one project to another, and overall long term retention
  • Participate in business development discussions and recommend and initiate new recruiting strategies based on information obtained from meeting
  • Participate in business development activities as needed – weekly meeting setting, for the Managing Director of the market, with CFO’s, Corporate Controllers and VP’s of $100M+ revenue companies
  • Partner with Business Development team on all project staffing activities including determining Consultant “matches” for open client engagements
  • Responsible for communicating with delivery professionals during assignments and actively assisting individuals during project transitions. Develop long term relationship with consultants to drive their commitment to DLC
  • Partner with Human Capital leadership to advise on recruiting campaigns and industry trends
  • Promote DLC brand awareness, culture and values throughout recruiting process
  • Endorse retention, career development and training within the firm


Job Requirements

  • Demonstrate strong relationship recruiting skills and ability to cultivate diverse candidate pool within the accounting and finance space
  • Ability to execute a successful sourcing strategy and maintain strong professional network as a recruiter
  • Demonstrate a full range of sourcing techniques including internet sourcing, networking, job boards, referrals and personal network
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills
  • Recruiting expertise within the accounting and finance space with mid to high level candidates ranging from Staff Accountant to CFO level (Big 4 CPA’s with an emphasis on Technical Accountants and SEC Reporting Managers)


Experience and Education


  • BA / BS college degree required
  • 5+ years total experience with 3+ years experience in recruiting accounting and finance professionals
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools including Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Expertise with Salesforce, databases and applicant tracking systems strongly preferred

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Human Resources
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 3 to 10 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Accounting - Finance, Consulting
Required Travel Not Specified
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Bay Area Recruiting Manager/Talent Acquisition

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