Archive for September, 2012

Company facilitates hires for management jobs in Atlanta

Sunday, September 30th, 2012

A military-focused recruiting firm has set up a slew of events designed to facilitate the hiring of veterans for management jobs in Atlanta, as well as many other cities.

The company just announced its fourth quarter 2012 dates for their ConferenceHire® events.

The ConferenceHire events will take place in the following locations:

October

10/08 Norfolk
10/15 Houston
10/29 Atlanta
10/29 Chicago

November

11/05 Providence
11/05 San Diego
11/12 Las Vegas
11/19 Houston

December

12/03 Atlanta
12/10 Austin
12/10 Norfolk
12/10 San Diego

Careers featured during the events include opportunities in leadership and middle management; project engineering; project management; sales and business development; consulting; government sector; production engineering / supervision; manufacturing engineering / management; operations and logistics engineering / supervision; electrical, mechanical and maintenance technicians; and field service technicians.

Fortune 1000 companies will interview JMOs (Junior Military Officers), technicians and diversity candidates with military backgrounds for positions in Management / Engineering, Technician / Supervision / Field Service and Consulting / Sales / Business Development.

“Historically, the last quarter of the year is one where we see a flurry of hiring activity for critical fill roles. Consequently, the demand for military-experienced talent also rises during this time,” said Sandra (Sandy) Morris, CEO. “Whether employers are seeking turnaround specialists or action learners, veterans will help businesses satisfy Q4 talent needs.”

Company adds finance jobs in Atlanta

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

A company has just expanded and created a number of finance jobs in Atlanta.

Windham Brannon, provider of of tax, audit, accounting and advisory services, has added several people to its firm.

According to an article about the hires, the following people were brought on:

Dean Flores, CISA has joined Windham Brannon as a Principal, specializing in corporate information technology governance, risk and compliance services. Previously, he was a Senior Audit Manager at SunTrust Bank where he led IT audits over the bank’s information services. Additional experience includes Senior Manager positions with Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. and Grant Thornton. Flores holds a Master’s degree with a concentration in accounting from Georgia Institute of Technology, an Artium Baccalaureatus degree in psychology from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Science degree in applied computer science from Columbus State University.

Tim Clancy has relocated to Atlanta from South Florida to join Windham Brannon as a Tax Principal, with a primary focus on state and local tax. Previously, he was the Director of State and Local Tax in Grant Thornton’s Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., office, where he led the firm’s State and Local Tax (SALT) practice for the State of Florida. He also served as State and Local Tax Manager for Deloitte. Clancy received his Bachelor of Science degree in accountancy and his Master of Taxation from the University of Ohio.

Nicole Suk has been hired by Windham Brannon as a Tax Principal, managing relationships with corporations, partnerships and high net worth clients. The move marks a return for Suk to the firm. From 2000-2011, she served as a Tax Director for Tarpley & Underwood, which merged with Windham Brannon last year. Suk has also held positions with AGCO Corporation as Tax Manager and with Equifax as Tax Director. She received her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.

Catherine Bazley has joined the firm as a Senior Tax Manager where she’ll focus on a variety of practice areas, including real estate and high net worth individuals. Prior to joining Windham Brannon, Bazley served as a Certified Public Accountant at Thompson & Associates for 13 years. She also previously worked for Georgia-Pacific as a Tax Accountant. Bazley holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting from Emory University.

Business Development, Client Relations and Marketing Professionals
G. Christopher Nunn has been appointed Vice President of Growth and Client Relations to oversee the firm’s strategy, client relationships, and alliance network of business service providers. Prior to Windham Brannon, he served on the executive team of a $150-million private equity-backed service company. He spent years leading the Southeast CFO practice at Russell Reynolds Associates, and previously was a manager in the Atlanta office of Arthur Andersen. Nunn has a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Emory University and a Master’s degree in international relations from the University of St. Andrews.

John F. Yeager was brought on board to serve as Vice President of Sales and Marketing where he will lead the company’s growth and market-innovation initiatives, as well as the sales, marketing and communications functions. Prior to joining Windham Brannon, John served as Managing Partner of Jackson Ventures, LLC. He was previously the Senior Director of Institutional Marketing for Invesco and the Managing Director of Third-Party Distribution with Loomis Sayles. Yeager holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Alabama.

Since January, the firm has added 16 people.

Electronics store hiring for retail jobs in Atlanta

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

For those looking for jobs, a well-known electronic store is hiring for retail jobs in Atlanta.

h.h. gregg, which sells appliances such as washers and dryers, fridges, freezers, and other electronics, is hiring people in Atlanta.

They are looking to bring on about 70 people, various news outlets reported.

The new store, which will stock all the usual electronics and gadgets, will be located at at 3637 Peachtree Road in Atlanta.

Available jobs include sales associates, managers-in-training, warehouse staff and customer service merchandisers.

The Buckhead store, h.h. gregg’s first inside the Perimeter, will be the company’s 12th in metro Atlanta.

This fall will be the grand opening for the store, although it was not immediately known what day that will be.

The H.H. Gregg company was founded on April 15, 1955, in Indianapolis, Indiana by Henry Harold Gregg and his wife Fansy.

The first store was just an 800 square-feet appliance showroom and office, but by 1960 H.H. and Fansy already found the need to relocate their store to a space nearly three times larger. In just a few years, the company moved again into a 5,200 square-feet location on North Keystone Avenue in Indianapolis.