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A Sampling of Searches

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Controller: Construction

A large, well-regarded Rochester construction contractor has retained CCY to find the right Controller to join their leadership team. The company is in a period of rapid growth, and this position has ample opportunity for advancement. He or she will build out the finance department and team. Responsibilities include payables & receivables, monthly close, credit management, individual project cash flows, job costing, timelines, and invoice reconciliation. This would be an ideal opportunity for an experienced finance professional to transition from public accounting to the private sector.

Director or VP of HR: Manufacturing

Our client seeks a Director of Human Resources to join a hands-on executive team and directly drive organizational change by building a Human Resources function to empower future growth. This HR leader will develop the strategy and structure of the HR department, then implement and execute the resulting plans.

The role will require an established and well-rounded HR leader who is ready to affect change within a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Exceptional communication and cross-functional collaboration skills are essential. Candidates should have 10+ years of experience in a senior human resources management role, prior experience and awareness of HRIS systems, labor law, and compliance.

Chief Financial Officer

A rapidly growing service organization is seeking its next CFO to oversee multiple sites. This company is very inclusive, people-focused, and collaborative. Candidates must have CPA and 15+ years of progressive positions with increasing responsibility. This role will require strong leadership and mentoring capabilities.

Tax & Audit Principals: CPA Firm

A rapidly growing Rochester-based Public Accounting firm urgently seeks two established financial professionals to manage its tax and audit divisions. Unique among CPA firms, our client offers genuine investment in both professional development and work-life balance.

These principal-level roles will offer the right candidates a step forward on the path to partnership. Candidates must possess technical proficiency, public accounting expertise, and leadership experience.

General Counsel

We are sourcing General Counsel to guide a private Rochester company in all legal matters, manage its enterprise-wide legal function, and direct outside counsel. This is an opportunity for an adaptable and resourceful individual to join an established leadership team and directly impact strategic legal initiatives by advising on business strategies and their implementation. The ideal candidate will possess a broad skill set across multiple areas of law, including corporate, real estate, trusts and estates, tax law, litigation management, and other areas. The successful candidate will be proactive, possessing excellent judgment and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. emotional intelligence, keen foresight, and proven leadership ability.

Associate Attorneys: Commercial Lending & Residential Real Estate

A mid-sized Rochester firm is seeking a Commercial Lending Associate Attorney to join its Real Estate and Banking Practice Group, as well as a Residential Real Estate Associate Attorney to join its Real Estate Practice Group.

The ideal candidate must be admitted to practice in New York State and have a minimum of three years of experience providing legal services in their area of specialization. Candidates must have law-firm experience and the ability to work in an accurate, detail-oriented, and highly productive manner.

VP Relationship Executive: Financial Services

We have been retained by Karpus Investment Management, a Rochester-based RIA with global ties, to recruit for an experienced Relationship Manager. This is due to both an expansion of their client base and future succession planning. Great opportunity to assume a lucrative portfolio as well as the ability to develop your own client following. The successful candidate will possess strong relationship-building skills, excellent communication skills, a solid understanding of investment advisory, and be anxious to learn and develop further with this nationally ranked money manager. This is an opportunity like no other in Rochester and I’d enjoy sharing details with you. If interested, please contact me at  GARY@CCY.COM, and I’ll be happy to have a conversation with you.

Vice President of Operations: Private Equity

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the VP of Operations will be a high potential and hands-on leader to own and see through the execution of strategic and tactical objectives within this diverse distribution and manufacturing environment. The VP of Operations will oversee and improve the operations and procedures to facilitate continued growth within the business. You will be responsible for the Demand Planning, Inventory, Warehousing, Logistics, Manufacturing, Fulfillment & Distribution, with the initial primary focus being on distribution operations. You will also be expected to professionalize the business and achieve all service level and assigned financial targets and milestones. You will bring a proven track record as an Operator who has provided outstanding customer service metrics, created significant value, a collaborative leader who energizes high performing teams, and one who can thrive in an entrepreneurial environment backed by a private equity sponsor.

President: Real Estate/Property Management

A $2M commercial & residential property management company is seeking its next President to lead confidently, scale the business (3X potential), and oversee risk management. The role is an opportunity for the right candidate to take control and lead a fast-moving and rapidly growing family-owned company. Proven ability to place and grow revenue is key and takes priority over past industry experience.

The President plans and directs all aspects of the organization’s real estate functions, including site location, property acquisition, negotiation, and leasing operations. They oversee expansion into new markets and work with top leadership to develop business strategies on real estate assets and acquisitions.

President: Education Non-Profit

We are currently searching for the next President/CEO to provide leadership and ensure the achievement of the Mission and Strategic Plan for a non-profit educational institution.

The President will be responsible for internal and external affairs, ensuring sufficient resources, sound fiscal management, and financial stability through direct oversight of the business operations, development, alumnae, community relations, and enrollment management activities.

The successful candidate will also promote the excellent reputation and values of the school by acting as the primary liaison between the school, the Board of Trustees, and other stakeholders. As the chief spokesperson for the school, the President will provide visible, personal leadership to the school community, and articulate and promote the organization to the public.

Chief Financial Officer: Healthcare Non-Profit

A $138M Upstate New York healthcare non-profit was poised for 3X growth, with the right leadership team, momentum, and a clear path all in place. The organization engaged CCY to recruit a CFO with the financial expertise and perspective needed to navigate risk, manage strategic partnerships, and implement new delivery models.

We sourced candidates who possessed a mastery of technical accounting and finance, exceptional proven leadership skills, and established expertise in the healthcare industry and New York State regulations.

Chief Financial Officer: Manufacturing

Having recently doubled the size of its business, our client is a values-driven, family-owned company seeking its first CFO. This role will work in partnership with the CEO to plot the strategic direction of the organization. The ideal candidate will be a very precise and driven leader with the experience and capacity to build a team. He or she will start with 3 direct reports, and the team is expected to grow. Marketing experience is a plus.

Director or VP of Operations: Industrial Contractor

We have been retained to source an Operations Manager to head the Albany, New York, location of a major electrical contractor. Reporting directly to the CEO, this unique role is an opportunity to step in as an executive leader, build and leverage a team, and distinguish the company as the best in the region.

This person will be held accountable for ensuring that consistency, quality, and job safety are never compromised. The right candidate will be a balanced individual with high emotional intelligence, keen foresight, and proven leadership ability.

VP Relationship Management: Investment Advisory

A long-established investment advisory firm is seeking two Wealth Management professionals with exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to step into VP Relationship Management roles in its Rochester, NY, and Florida locations. The organization manages approximately $3 billion in client assets for institutions and individuals, using a conservative, long-term approach to capital preservation. Successful candidates will be those who deliver a superior client experience, excel at building rapport, and will bring established relationships to the firm.

Chief Financial Officer: Construction Contractor

Our client is seeking an experienced controller or finance professional to step into the role of Chief Financial Officer. This role reports to the President of the organization and is responsible for overseeing a team of accounting and finance professionals. Responsibilities include budgeting, financial reporting, and month and year-end reporting.

Chief Financial Officer, CFO: Industrial Supplier

Our client is seeking a CFO for a multi-site operation experiencing significant growth. This is an opportunity for an ambitious, process-driven leader to elevate both the company and its people. With a direct line to the President, he or she will enjoy a degree of strategic flexibility and decision-making power that is rare for an established and growing company. Candidates should be strong in emotional intelligence, keen foresight, and proven leadership ability. This on-site role is based out of Rochester, NY, and requires some regional travel (Western New York).

Vice President of Product Development & Management: Private Equity

Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the VP of Product will be a high potential and hands-on leader to own, create and refine product-led strategies that align with our mission and vision. This newly created position will lead the execution of product management, product development, and strategic sourcing for new and existing  products. You will utilize analytics to improve our product portfolio performance and drive growth strategies while fostering a customer-centric culture by managing cross-functional teams in the company. You will also be expected to professionalize the business and achieve all service level and assigned financial targets and milestones. The successful candidate will bring a proven track record as a leader who has successfully developed and managed product lifecycles, created significant enterprise value, is a collaborative leader who energizes high performing teams, and one who can thrive in an entrepreneurial environment backed by a private equity sponsor.