Blaine and Associates

Blaine and Associates

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

New Job Listings in Accounting!

TAX SUPERVISOR - $72K - $80K + O/T and bonus

One of the highest ranked Public Accounting firms in Los Angeles seeks experienced Tax Supervisor for San Fernando Valley office. Responsibilities include: Federal and state tax return reviews for individual and corporations, handling tax engagements from start to finish, training and developing of staff, work with clients to resolve tax issues, research and developing solutions to complex tax issues, communicating project status to team members and upper level management.

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance plus 3-5 years experience working in public accounting within a Tax Department. CPA finished or in-progress. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.


Looking for two music royalty accounting professionals - entry level (one year experience) at $45,000 and a senior clerk (3+ years experience) at $60-65,000K+ DOE.

Job Responsibilities:
•Input/maintain all vendors contracts in the Excel spreadsheet
•Setup/maintain various schedules (e.g. promotional/payment status, etc)
•Process monthly royalty accruals - international
•Review/process monthly and quarterly royalty statements/payments in compliance to the contract terms
•Post/close monthly/quarterly royalty statements
•Prepare/review monthly/quarterly wire requests
•Handle all correspondence and all issues related to statements
•Special assignments as required
•Mail statements to content providers
•Filing of all pertinent contract information and agreements

Advanced MS Excel skills and a BA/BS in Finance, Accounting or related Field required.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Music Royalty Positions!


Senior analyst needed for royalty operations accounts with experience in music licensing. Analyze and interpret contracts and deal memos, create and maintain rate structures in royalty system, audit royalty statements, request and issue payments for artists and other royalty participants, communicate with other departments including A&R Administration, Legal & Business Affairs, and Finance, respond to artist and management inquiries and special projects as needed. A generally heavy workload with monthly and statement cycle deadlines. MS Office proficient with 3-5 years experience. College degree preferred.


Entry level position in royalty operations department to assist in general contract and deal memo analysis, audit royalty statements, communicate directly with artists and managers and work on special projects as needed. MS Office proficient with 1-2 years experience. College degree preferred.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

New Job Listings Throughout LA!

PAYROLL PRO - $14.00 - $16.00 hourly (Sherman Oaks, CA)

Distribution company is looking for a multi-state payroll pro to process bi-monthly payroll using in-house system. You must have 2 - 5 years heavy multi-state experience, including mileage and expense reimbursements, either Paychex or ADP automated payroll systems and Excel. You will work under the controller and you must be able to just jump in to so the payroll for over 500 people. This could develop into a full-time position.

SENIOR BUSINESS MANAGER - $75 -$80,000 (West LA)

Work for one of the west side's most prestigious business management firms. You need to have 5+ years as a business manager, a degree in Accounting or Finance, Datafaction, great references and exceptional client servicing skills. This is an A+ division with a strong partner and great supervisor. This will take you to the next level.


Hands-on marketing expert with construction background is needed for an innovative manufacturing company. You will be responsible for establishing pricing for core products, branding and positioning of product, creating and maintaining website, marketing collateral including sales presentations, event collateral, web videos, product demos and partner resources. You will create forms and ordering processes, work with management to implement marketing campaigns, sales training and always be on the prowl for new and different ideas. BA in Marketing or PR, 3 - 5 years experience in marketing, start-up environment, strong communication skills, Adobe Create Suite, Wordpress, Salesforce and Google AdWords

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT (FINANCE) - $50 - 60,000 + bonus and o/t (Downtown)

Work for a team of 5 top Client Managers. You will schedule heavy travel and appointments, manage calendars of all five, correspondence, expense reports, presentations and lots of client servicing. Bachelor degree required with 2 - 4 years experience supporting a similar type of team. MS Office Suite, Visio and specialty software for the financial industry.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

IT Help Desk Position!

IT HELP DESK - $60K-$65K

Westside business management firm seeks senior help desk support associate. Responsible for configuration, installation, imaging and test of software and hardware, desktop and laptop maintenance, managing help desk tickets, in-house customer service. 2-3 years similar experience plus troubleshooting with Windows, GHOST imagine software and extensive knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and Office products.

Monday, October 17, 2011

New Accounting Position!


Management firm seeks accountant with heavy advertising/creative project accounting experience. Code invoices, A/P, expedited check turnaround, adherence to union rules and policies, Excel, QuickBooks. College degree preferred.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

New Job Listings!


Excellent opportunity for a dedicated candidate supporting a department head at growing asset management firm. PowerPoint sale presentations, complex travel itineraries, calendaring, correspondence, expense reports, research, phones, filing, database management. Bachelor's Degree plus 1-3 years similar experience in the financial sector. MS Office, strong attention to detail and a high level of professionalism required.

P/T CPA/CFO - $75K-$100K

Approximately 20-25 hours a week required for westside investment firm. General ledgers, financial statements, A/P, A/R, cash management, monthly reports, payroll tax deposits and other filings, coordinate insurance programs, etc. Full benefits and flexible hours.

Monday, October 3, 2011

New Admin Job Listing!

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (Entertainment Management) - $40K

Work for a great partner and assist him with the daily management of his clients. You will answer phones, type correspondence, answer emails, book travel arrangements and deal with all entertainment clients - they need lots of hand holding and always a great personality to deal with them. Excellent benefits, bonus, PTO Plan and 401(k). MSW, Excel and Outlook needed.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

New Job Listings!

CONTROLLER (Phoenix, AZ) - $60-$80K DOE

National shipping firm seeks experienced controller to centralize all the accounting for over twenty companies, including payroll, A/P, A/R, and collections. Number one goal is cost control. QuickBooks Enterprise and ExecuPay with a custom-designed billing system. Financial statements, cash management, tax prep for CPA and supervise a department of six. Excellent benefits. Phoenix, AZ location.


International hospitality firm in need of entry-level clerk for bookkeeping and accounting duties. Post to journals, receivables, cash management, reports. Must have a keen eye for detail as accuracy is a must. Two years college with emphasis on Accounting and minimum two years General Ledger experience. MS Office a must. Room for growth!

Friday, September 2, 2011

New Job Listings!


Work for one of the true movers and shakers of the investment world. You will truly be his right arm - handling all clients, working with board members of many businesses and philanthropies, keeping heavy calendars and handling all business/personal travel, event planning, managing large contact database, draft correspondence and legal documents, work with business managers, attorneys and other vendors.

You must have a stable work history. You must have strong references. You must have exceptional skills (MSW, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). You must be comfortable dealing with CEOs, Presidents, politicians, lawyers and accountants. You should have a 4-year degree, 10+ years experience in a similar position and be ready to go to work immediately.

CFO (Phoenix, AZ) - $DOE
Be on the ground floor of the opening of a new headquarters office in Phoenix. You should have a degree in accounting and hopefully be a CPA or MBA. You will be responsible for all accounting, budgeting, financial statements, general ledger account reconciliation and other analyses. You should build strong relationship abilities to work with owner, management and sales teams. Improve division through technology or proven methods from previous positions. You must possess a strong client service mentality, leadership and management skills, understand and love new technologies and have the experience to integrate them into the systems. You must have a strong understanding of GAAP and experience in multiple financial functions.

A background in distribution or the service industry is a plus. This is a $40M firm with expectations of growth into the $70M range within 4 years. This is an opportunity of a lifetime for someone looking for that next step.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

New Job Listings!!!

CEO - $175K-$250K DOE + BONUS (Las Vegas)

Distribution company in Las Vegas specializing in overnight regional parcel distribution seeks leader to continue major expansion. CEO will work closely with owner, expanding all aspects of sales, operations, IT, compliance and administration. Experience in similar industry a must. Flexibility and willingness to travel required. Bilingual English-Spanish preferred. Projected start date: January 1.


Immediate opening in this fast-growing investment firm. Duties include phones, trade confirmations and reconciliations. College degree plus three years post-college experience. Bloomberg and Charles River a plus. NYSE hours.


California private investor who travels to Las Vegas monthly in need of personal assistant. Must know Las Vegas like the back of your hand to handle all transportation, catering, reservations, shipping, gifts, scheduling, conference rooms, etc. Available to sit in on meetings, take notes, follow-ups, correspondence, presentations.


Partner at an established investment banking firm in need of experienced, thick-skinned assistant. Must be detail-oriented and very proactive. MSW, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook. College degree and 2-3 years work experience in the industry a must.

PERSONAL ASSISTANT - $85K-$100K (Northern California)

Heavy travel arrangements with eye to detail, scheduling, transportation, hotels, gifts, etc. Client is a busy celebrity who needs someone on top of things at all times.

Friday, August 12, 2011

New Job Listings!!!


Real estate investment firm in Malibu is looking for a real estate paralegal with heavy title experience. Four-year college degree preferred plus Paralegal Certificate. MSW and heavy, detailed research a must.

Excellent benefits, beautiful offices, great work/life balance and lots of diversified tasks to keep you interested and always learning. Great earning potential as well. We want a real member of our team, not another paralegal.

SAP CONTROLLER (South Bay) - $175K-$190K + DOE

We are seeking that real "controller" that can take over our 300+ employee accounting division. We are a worldwide distribution headquarter company looking for a Controller with exceptional SAP experience, strong management background, stable work history and the desire to continue to innovate and build this department.

You must have 10+ years as a senior accounting professional, a BA in Accounting or related field, a CPA or MBA is preferred. We want someone with heavy transactional accounting, GAAP knowledge and strong client servicing as well as management skills. ERP system a plus.

You will be responsible for financial reporting, analyses, statements and reconciliations. You will oversee 300 people and establish timelines and deadlines for all departments, evaluations, goal setting and displining.

You will also oversee Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, improvement of processes. Travel is required. Bonuses, benefits and relocation plan is generous.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

New Job Listings!


International manufacturing and distribution company seeks experienced controller. Will report directly to CFO and be responsible for all daily activities related to the financial accounting and reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory control and costing, compliance with company policies and procedures, asset control. Must be a strong leader to lead an entire division toward a decision support organization and business partner, from transaction processing and basic historical reporting. Stable job history a must. Ten plus years similar experience.


Fabulous opportunity to work from home at least half of your week! Commercial production company needs an assistant to be main liaison with clients, contractors, vendors, agents, lawyers, etc. Would be responsible for all social networking - Twitter, Facebook, blog - as well as all research, location scouting, permits, PO's and travel arrangements. MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and exceptionally internet savvy. Immediate hire!


International hospitality firm seeks director with background in a luxury hotel setting with both front office and guest relations experience and a 4-year college degree. Would be responsible for all areas of Guest Relationship and the company guest loyalty program which includes database management, development and utilization. Minimum five years similar experience. Management for direct marketing and loyalty communications programs a must.


Small, family-owned company on the coast seeks solid bookkeeper to assistant main company accountant with invoices, bank reconciliations, journal entries, monthly closings, cash account maintenance, quarterly and year end reports, and DE-542 filing. QuickBooks and Excel a must.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

New Job Listings! Accounting and Legal!


Entertainment business management firm seeks experienced full-charge bookkeeper for one of their major clients in the hospitality industry. Duties include cash management, inventory control, reconciliation accounting, deposits, cash flow management, schedule of deposits, payroll (ADP), payroll taxes. Must have excellent client services skills, A/P. A/R, ledgers reports, insurance and brokerage familiarity and experience dealing with vendors. 3+ years accounting in the restaurant industry a must. Knowledge of Restaurant Manager software a plus.


Small mid-Wilshire firm specializing in trust and probate seeking assistant to support three attorneys. Would prefer solid legal secretary experience, preferably with similar background in trust and probate. 10+ years experience a must. This is an immediate hire.

Monday, June 27, 2011

New Job Listings in Hospitality


International hospitality firm seeks entry-level bookkeeper for general accounting duties, including journals, ledgers, reconciliations, report analysis, and database maintenance. Extreme attention to detail and commitment to accuracy required. Two years college with emphasis on accounting and a minimum of two years General Ledger experience.


Do you have experience processing bookings and handling support calls for the hospitality industry? Major Westside firm needs you! Must be technically proficient with Amadeus booking system, as well as excellent customer service skills. Excellent entry-level position!

Monday, June 6, 2011

New Job Listings!!!


Rapidly expanding national service company is in need of an HR Manager. This will be a new position and they are seeking "an expert" to lead the way.

Ideal candidate will have experience working with a logistics company, with many drivers and vehicles - someone who knows all about working with independent drivers as well as employee drivers, claims, worker's comp, labor laws, insurance, hiring, training, and all the paperwork that goes along with this type of HR.

5+ years experience as an HR Generalist in the logistics, transportation or service industry, college degree preferred, excellent references and good stability. You can implement your own systems and set-up your department just the way you want it.


New division of established legal support firm requires a general manager to increase sales and visibility of the company as well as train other to follow suit. Must have strong operations, sales, management background and who has the strategic ability to get a new division up and running. Must have 5+ years similar background.


Three entry level accounting assistants needed for expanding international advertising agency. Recent college grads with degrees in either accounting or finance, 1 - 2 years accounting experience for 2 spots and a little more seasoned candidate (2+ years of accounting experience) for the more advanced position. You must have experience in A/P, A/R, coding, billing, client servicing, research and preparing reports. Please have strong, MSW, Excel and QuickBooks is a real plus.

These positions offer tremendous growth potential and the opportunity to get your foot in the door of one of the most innovative agencies in the world.

Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and bonuses.


Project accountant needed to code invoices and charges to clients accurately and in a timely fashion. Advertising or production background is ideal. QuickBooks and a college degree a must.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Brand New Job Openings!!!

This will be a "whirlwind" position assisting our client with all her personal affairs - travel, packing, social calendar, gift buying, animal care, party planning, advance team for numerous homes throughout the world - you must have a similar background. References and background check will be done. If you love the "international" lifestyle and taking care of someone of high visibility, this is an ideal opportunity for you.

Assist the SVP of large IT department. you should love computers, have strong MSW, Excel and PowerPoint, solid experience, any commercial real estate background is a plus. College degree preferred and Computer Science emphasis a plus. Room for growth, excellent benefits and very secure company.

BUTLER - $120K + DOE
It sounds like a job from the past but it is a real position and requires previous butler experience with large and multiple estates. You will travel with our client around the world to ensure homes are in perfect operating condition, coordinate parties, oversee staff, handle all social arrangements, wear uniform at all times, make sure everything from open shutters to pool towels, to china and silverware, to all electronics and shoes shined - not task is too small or too large for the butler we seek. Bilingual candidates are preferred. Excellent references and background check will be performed.

Private equity firm in need of a staff accountant with SEC experience. Bloomberg and Charles River preferred, Excel and MSW. Prefer a 4-year college degree with an emphasis in Accounting or Finance and 2+ years with a private equity firm preferred. Excellent growth potential, full benefits and fat bonuses.

CHEF - $120K-$150K + DOE
Mediterranean is the style you need to land this Executive Chef position. Our client believes healthy eating is the key to a great lifestyle. You must have 10+ years experience cooking for high net worth individuals. You must be comfortable with large and small parties, travel throughout the world cooking with local vegetables, fruits, fish, spices and herbs. You will be one of several chefs and travel is a must. Summers are spent on a yacht or on an island, winters in South America and Europe. You will budget, buy, cook for owners and staff, wear a uniform at all times and work 6 days a week when in the states and 30 days of vacation a year. Full medical benefits and fabulous kitchens in all homes.

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Part Time Junior Accountant


With flexible hours and days, this could be the perfect position for someone with family or school commitments. A/P, A/R, reconciliations, General Ledger, assist with tax returns. Minimum two years previous General Ledger accounting and/or general financial reporting experience. Must be QuickBooks proficient. College degree required, accounting or finance major preferred.

Friday, March 25, 2011

New Jobs!!!

Portfolio Analyst with fixed income investment, attribution, benchmark comparisons and GIPS composite maintenance needed for rapidly expanding west side private equity firm. You will report directly to the Senior Portfolio Manager.

You will be responsible for writing commentaries and preparing data and reports for clients, analytical research to help develop portfolio strategies, due diligence questionnaires, RFPs and database maintenance, create and update marketing presentations, track and analyze performance data for investment portfolios, stay up with competitors' data, provide research support to your team, and handle all monthly production and commentary reporting.

We would like a degree in finance or accounting from a major university, 2+ years previous experience in the asset management industry, Factset, Barclay's Live, Zephyr StyleAdvisor, Excel and PowerPoint, great organizational, communication and leadership skills.

This is an excellent opportunity to get with the firm that can afford you the best future in the business you love.

Please send your resume, references and salary history today. We would like to fill this position immediately.


Are you proactive, motivated, and exceptionally qualified to run an ever expanding multi-location creative firm? We have not been affected by the recession - we are growing at a rate that we are no longer able to manage without an HR Generalist Specialist - and this just might be the position you've been searching for!

You will be responsible for all recruiting and retention from administrative to management personnel, establishing policies and procedures, training and development, employee management, benefits administration, compensation, performance management and HRIS technologies.

You will oversee 100+ initially with a growth projection of about 15 - 20% annually for the next five years. You will be responsible for the continuity in all offices - travel requirement is minimal.

There is much to do in this extremely progressive creative agency. We want someone with the background, the stability, the references necessary to land this unbelievable HR opportunity. You will be on the "executive" team that will determine "the workplace" you want to be known for.

Excellent benefits and bonuses. You will be the "leader" of this department. you will set the scale.

Please forward a copy of your resume, references and salary history. We are ready to move on this today.

Monday, March 21, 2011

New Job Listings!


Looking for an entry-level marketing position with a luxury hospitality firm? This is the perfect position for you! You will provide general support to the VP of Marketing and the rest of his team, including phones, calendaring, travel arrangements, budgeting, light accounting, filing and database management. College degree strongly preferred, major in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or English a plus. Two or more years in a marketing services role or similar experience. MS Office required, HTML a plus.


Accounts Payable team needs reliable, detail-oriented assistant. Duties include heavy data entry, light accounting, PO/invoice experience a plus. MS Word and Excel plus efficient 10-key data entry required.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

New Job Listings!


A great opportunity to get into the exclusive world of mergers and acquisitions. If you have 1 -2 years administrative assistant experience, great skills in MSW, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, 4-year college degree (preferred) and a desire to join a newly formed division of a world-renowned firm, send us your resume, references and salary history. This position will not be on the market for long!


You will be assisting a brand new partner and two associates create their own "piece" of the company. Client service skills, MSW, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, heavy domestic and international travel, presentations and proposals are just a few of the things you will do to keep this division going and flowing. Blue chip benefits including bonuses, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), pension, great work/life balance too. You must have 4 - 6 years solid administrative experience working in a corporate environment for at least one executive. A 4-year degree is preferred but solid experience will be taken very seriously.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

New Job Listings!

International non-profit organization seeks administrative jack-of-all-trades for West LA office. Must be a MS Office pro, able to help out on phones and filing as well as organizing events, maintaining databases, travel arrangements, and heavy scheduling.

Four month assignment with Westside fund management firm. Must have Great Plains software. A great opportunity to get in with this established, well-known company. Possibility of full-time placement once the temp assignment is completed!

Monday, February 14, 2011

New Job Listings!!!


West LA investment firm seeks experienced C-suite level executive assistant. Must be articulate, enthusiastic, motivated and organized. Able to work to deadline unsupervised and to pitch in as needed to "get it done." MS Office. Concur or ExpensAble a plus. Excellent benefits.


Wealth Management firm in need of assistant to provide direct support to the Los Angeles Equity Sales department. Will serve as liaison between clients, analysts, institutional sales and the New York office. Two years similar experience plus MS Office. College degree in business/finance/marketing preferred. Hours 4:30am-2:30pm plus overtime.


El Segundo law firm in need of an assistant to be responsible for all areas of building maintenance and ensuring a safe, healthy and secure working environment. A "jack-of-all-trades" for the company, assisting with every department. Heavy manual labor and excellent driving record required.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

New Job Listings!!!


Money management firm seeks director to act as senior day-to-day client contact while managing the client services team. You will oversee the RFP process, organize research and compliance due diligence meetings, assist with new accounts, and work closely with the sales and marketing team. Minimum 5-6 years relationship management experience at a mutual fund, institutional manager or hedge fund management firm a must.


International asset management firm seeks analyst with experience in the following products: fixed income, bank loans and FX currency/hedging. BS or BA in either Finance or Accounting, 4-6 years experience in financial services operations and BackOffice Provider a must. Charles River Development and Bloomberg preferred.

Monday, January 3, 2011

New Year - New Jobs!

DISTRICT MANAGER - $80K-$100K + bonus

International retail company seeking an experienced manager to run the Southern California district. Must have excellent customer service skills, extensives sales experience, ability to cold call and manage key accounts, and strong managerial skills. Four-year degree plus minimum five years sales experience, preferably in the food service industry.


Efficient, organized executive assistant needed for busy desk. Must have an attentive eye for detail. Heavy calendaring, client services, reports, presentations, correspondence, personal errands. Investment background preferred. Experience in a "C" suite environment a must.


Excellent mid-level position for candidate with investment banking background. 3+ years experience in an administrative roll. Heavy phones, correspondence, presentations, booking lunches, travel and calendaring. Four-year college degree preferred.