JOB POSTINGS

Welcome to the DM Stone site (you’ll notice the new look).  Below is a sampling of our open positions. If any interest you, please email the recruiter indicated, including resume attachment (MS Word is preferred) and a brief cover note, including compensation requirements.  Full job descriptions are available for qualified candidates upon request.  For many jobs you can click on the pdf file link to download the description (for example 5794.pdf).  If your browser does not work with our web email links, please cut and paste the indicated address into your email program.   You may click www.DMStone.com to visit our home page.

TRADE SETTLEMENTS MANAGER (5679)
You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the trade settlements function, including management of the team supporting this aspect of the business. You will be a key member of the Investment Operations team taking a leadership role in promoting efficient workflows, managing operational risk and supporting new initiatives for the firm.
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5679.pdf

MARKETING DIRECTOR SMALL BUSINESS – SOUTHERN CALIF (5681)
This role reports to the Head of Retail Bank Marketing and you will manage all acquisition and relationships deepening marketing initiatives for Small Business Deposits, Lending, and Merchant Services. Contact diane@dmstone.com  5681.pdf

INSTITUTIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATE – SCOTTS VALLEY (5655)  Our client is looking for a dynamic, self-starter to make a mark on their burgeoning institutional client relations team.
Contact  diane@dmstone.com  5655.pdf

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS – SCOTTS VALLEY OR EAST BAY 
REF 5695
This fast-growing, focused investment management firm that has provided disciplined portfolio management for individuals, retirement accounts, trusts, family offices, corporations, endowments and foundations across separately managed accounts and mutual funds for the past 30 years. Job Summary The Director of Operations position will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer and will work with other members of the trading and operations team to address a variety of organization objectives. You will have an aptitude for financial and investment concepts, and work well under pressure. Attention to detail is a must as you will be tasked with oversight and quality control. The Director of Operations is an important position.  Contact  diane@dmstone.com  5695.pdf

CLIENT RELATIONS MANAGER – SCOTTS VALLEY  OR EAST BAY REF(5696)
Investment Management firm, fast growing and very successful is looking for a Client Relations Manager to work directly with firm’s clients to address a variety of needs.
Contact  diane@dmstone.com  5696.pdf

REGISTERED CLIENT ASSOCIATE MENLO PARK (5722)
Private Wealth Management Firm is looking for an Registered Client Associate with no more that 3 or 4 yrs. experience. The primary function is to provide a wide range of sales, service, administrative and relationship management support to assigned Wealth Advisors and investment professionals across Registered Investment (RIA), Broker-Dealer and Trust or team of same and to be the first point of contact for clients or prospects.
Contact  diane@dmstone.com 5722.pdf

CORPORATE ACCOUNTANT/REVENUE ANALYST (5729) CONTRACT TO HIRE –  Investment Management firm in San Francisco is looking for a Corp Accountant/Revenue Analyst with Strong Excel skills to report to the Treasurer and work with a variety of individuals inside and outside the firm, including department leaders, portfolio managers, clients, and client service professionals.
(Contact) diane@dmstone.com  Download 5729.pdf

INVESTMENT OPERATIONS SPECIALIST (5730)
Prominent Investment Management firm is looking for an Investment Operations Specialist with Corp Actions, Fixed Income and Derivative instrument experience.  You will be a key member of a fast paced operations team primarily responsible for corporate actions, proxy voting and supporting trading in international markets and complex instruments.  You will play a key role in managing operational risk, creating and documenting efficient workflows, and supporting new initiatives for the firm. Contact  diane@dmstone.com  Download 5730.pdf

TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING & REPORTING ANALYST – CPA REQUIRED  (5732) This position will maintain key internal relationships with the Director, Technical Accounting & Reporting, Entity Controller, Director of FP&A, Sr. Manager, Consolidations & Financial Systems, corporate and operational accounting groups, and the corporate tax, legal, IT and finance groups as well as other operational management as needed. Externally, key relationships will include firm’s audit and tax firms. Contact  diane@dmstone.com  Download 5732.pdf

RELATIONSHIP MANAGER (5733) the Agriculture Relationship Manager is responsible for originating, closing, and servicing new and existing business in the market segment assigned, and for portfolio and risk management coordination with different areas within the bank. (Contact) diane@dmstone.com  Download 5733.pdf

IT AUDITOR – ROSEVILLE, CA (5736)
You will be responsible for executing internal audits of business units, key processes, computer systems, and information security controls to determine adequacy of the control structure, mitigation of risks and effectiveness and efficiency of operating processes. Based on candidate experience, this role may also be filled as a Senior IT Audit candidate. (Contact) diane@dmstone.com  Download 5736.pdf

CALL CENTER LOAN REP – SANTA MARIA, CA (5739) Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Call Center Loan Representative at their Santa Maria Operations Center! You will be responsible for servicing the financial needs of clients through all Customer Care communications channels, web chat and phone, while actively contributing to the achievement of the department referral and service goals. Provide outstanding customer experiences by consistently providing premier customer service and professional resolution of problems/issues. Handle a variety of customer service and referral calls and chat interactions in a prompt and courteous manner to meet and exceed established goals. Use your knowledge of bank products and services and effective skills to identify and make referrals to meet customers’ needs. Perform calls and chats and completes transactions in compliance with regulatory and bank policies and procedures with adherence to bank security policies and confidentiality of bank records and customer information.
(Contact) diane@dmstone.com Download 5739.pdf

INTERNAL AUDITOR – 5748 –  As a member of the Internal Audit team, you will work closely with the Bank’s finance, accounting, compliance, wealth management, and other lines of business to ensure appropriate control design and test control effectiveness across organizational processes. (Contact) diane@dmstone.com   Download 5748.pdf

Financial Systems Administrator – LAW FIRM EXP – (5750) – This position reports to the controller an supervises an Application Developer – it’s with an established and successful Law Firm in SF.  (Contact) diane@dmstone.com   Download 5750.pdf

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT FOR FIXED INCOME GROUP WITH STRONG EXCEL AND POWER POINT – (5754) – You will support a team of Investment Analysts, Portfolio and Client Service Managers. Experience with Cloud -based Seismic would be most helpful!  (Contact) diane@dmstone.com   Download 5754.pdf

LEGAL SECRETARIES FOR GLOBAL LAW FIRMS – 5756 – Palo Alto and Redwood Shores
Two Global Law Firms are looking for Corporate Legal Secretaries with 2-7 years experience. Client would look at a Litigation Secretary as well.
Send resume as an MS Word Attachment to diane @dmstone.com
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5756.pdf

FINANCIAL SERVICES (FFS) LICENSING & REGISTRATION COORDINATOR  – AGOURA HILLS, CA – 5766
Will complete all necessary tasks for initial FINRA Licensing, maintenance, and terminations of Licenses. Heavy emphasis on customer service and continuous improvement while ensuring compliance with FINRA and other relevant regulations. Handle straightforward cases and works with the Senior Coordinators on more complicated cases. Provides excellent service to the agency force and employees. The Coordinator will be licensed as a FINRA Principal and have responsibility for signing off on U4’s, Disclosures, and U5’s on behalf of the firm. They will have accountability for staying current with rules and regulations and making appropriate decisions.

Customer service – email/phone contact with agency force and employees. Review Licensing applications, maintenance, and termination issues and make decisions per FINRA and firm rules.  Running/creating reports to assist management in decision making. Ad hoc projects as assigned by management
 Contact diane@dmstone.com  5766.pdf

OPERATIONS ANALYST – SCOTTS VALLEY OR EAST BAY –
REF 5767
Perform portfolio maintenance through the use of Advent AXYS. This may include account reconciliation, performance calculations, and database entry.  Trading experience; RIA or Brokerage firm experience; familiar with portfolio accounting systems and strong Excel.
 Contact diane@dmstone.com  5767.pdf 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT TO INVESTMENT TEAM – 5768  Administrative Assistant to support Global Investment Team in an efficient, detail-oriented, and proactive manner. Looking for a seasoned professional who has strong experience supporting a team of senior managers and executives with global responsibilities in a fast-paced firm. The ideal candidate will also have experience working in a Financial Services company.   Contact diane@dmstone.com  FOR JOB DETAILS.

ACCOUNT SPECIALIST – INTERNAL CONTROLS GOVERNANCE (ICG) – 5769 – LOS ANGELES, CA
Evaluates effectiveness and efficiencies of all financial systems; Monitors emerging NAIC accounting issues related to the Model Audit Rule (MAR) to ensure the Internal Control Framework (ICF) meets regulatory requirements;
Prepares ICF Documentation and Evaluation for all in scope financial and company-level processes and coordinates the remediation of any Issues & Actions; Coordinates and oversees ICF Sustainability through, Quarterly PO Sign-Off, Process Change Impact Assessments, and Key Control & MRCA Validation efforts. This group is called Internal Control Governance (ICG).
 Contact diane@dmstone.com  5769.pdf 

CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER – 5771 – PALO ALTO AND CENTURY CITY
Dynamic and growing Private Wealth Management firm is seeking a Client Service Manager for their Palo Alto and Century City locations. Responsibilities range from providing daily oversight on a wide range of service, administrative, sales and relationship management support delivered by a team of Client Service associates to participating in the development of Firm’s policies and procedures, providing back-up support to the Regional Client Service Manager and assistant the Client Service team in client specific projects. Contact diane@dmstone.com  5771.pdf 

CLAIMS BUSINESS MANAGER – WOODLAND HILLS, CA – 5772
You will work closely with the Property Claims Leadership Team to support them in setting and implementing the Property Claims strategy by leveraging data through reporting and analysisYou will perform sophisticated, comprehensive claims operational data analysis requiring advanced business and analytical skills.

Regularly review data and reach out to stakeholders in other lines of business and the management company. Work closely with Sr. Field Leaders and executive management in own department to set and implement strategy. The position will be responsible for the entire line of business, have supervisory responsibility and report to a Home Office Director or Vice President.
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5772.pdf 

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE LOAN ANALYST – REF 5773
Responsible for overseeing all stages in the Commercial Real Estate loan process, from initial qualification to loan funding. Ensure that all multi-family, commercial, and unsecured loans are analyzed, underwritten, and processed in a timely manner while achieving a high level of customer service. Responsibilities primarily focus on processing and underwriting commercial real estate and construction loans but may include analysis of other loan types including but not limited to unsecured lines, stock secured loans, and complex residential loans.

QUALIFCATIONS:
Extensive experience in underwriting multi-family and commercial real estate loans. Construction a plus.  Advanced analytical skills, with a focus on underwriting commercial real estate and client financial data.  Familiarity with commercial real estate appraisals.  Expert knowledge in Excel.
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5773.pdf 

ASSOCIATE COUNSEL/COUNSEL (IN HOUSE) –ROSEVILLE, CA-REF 5774

RELOCATION AVAILABLE

The Associate Counsel/Counsel position is responsible for handling day-to-day legal matters in assigned area(s).

  • JD with 2+years legal experience in a financial institution or as outside counsel to banks. Experience required in topical issues of particular legal concern within the Financial Services Industry along with being a member of the California Bar.  Contact diane@dmstone.com  5774.pdf

SHAREHOLDER SERVICES SPECIALIST – REF 5779
The Shareholder Services Group is responsible for shareholder account servicing and oversight of the transfer agents for the Funds (registered under 1940 Act) and Worldwide Funds (UCITS). The group also works closely with Client Services and the Private Client Group to maintain relationships with the Firm’s clients.  Responsible for a variety of assignments in connection with the Shareholder Services Group’s account servicing and oversight of the transfer agent for the Worldwide Funds (UCITS). This position will also support account servicing and oversight in the 1940 Act Funds as needed.
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5779.pdf 

CORPORATE AND REGULATORY PARALEGAL – REF 5780
The Corporate and Regulatory Paralegal performs and manages corporate and regulatory tasks for the company and its affiliates.  This position assists internal Counsel and works with all levels of the firm’s staff and management to accomplish a variety of legal and business tasks.
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5780.pdf 

M&A ACCOUNTING MANAGER, VICE PRESIDENT – OAKLAND, CA
ref 5783 – The Accounting Manager – M&A Accounting, Vice President reports to the M&A Controller and is responsible for accounting activities related to M&A activity, including due diligence reviews for potential acquisitions and divestitures of existing business lines, purchase accounting for credit impaired loans, as well as participating in goodwill impairment analysis.

  • Goodwill Impairment Testing:  Participate in the quarterly goodwill impairment reviews as prescribed by ASC 350-20. Coordinate the various Reporting Units financial forecast information to review and challenge the results. Document assumptions and decisions made in the analysis to support the conclusions.
  • Month-End Close and Financial Reporting:  Oversight for the accounting processes related to acquired loans. Facilitate monthly journal entries and quarterly impairment testing. Research and provide variance explanations in support of the month-end close.  Coordinate the gathering of information for SEC reporting, regulatory reporting, management reporting, and tax filings.

Due Diligence and Transaction Support: Provide accounting input to Corporate Development initiatives, including due diligence on potential M&A transactions and internal business unit divestitures. Coordinate work efforts for approved transactions across various finance departments to drive the transaction to a successful completion.  Contact diane@dmstone.com  5783.pdf

REIG – RELATIONSHIP MANAGER – VENTURA, CA REF 5784
Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Real Estate Industries Group (REIG) Relationship Manager.

You will actively develop and participate in a business development programs to obtain new loans, deposits, and fee-based business.

Cross- sell corporate financial products, including cash management, leasing, and treasury management services with profitability objectives.

Work independently and in partnership with Financial Analysts, and oversee underwriting and structuring loans.

Although supported by Analysts, this position is ultimately responsible for credit quality and proper loan structure. 
Contact diane@dmstone.com  5784.pdf

SENIOR AUDIT MANAGER (VICE PRESIDENT), CREDIT REVIEW / CREDIT & COUNTERPARTY AUDIT – SAN RAMON, CA – REF 5785
POSSIBLE RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE

This group independently assesses the effectiveness of the permanent control function (i.e., first and second lines of defense) to identify, measure, monitor, and control risks.

The Senior Audit Manager, Credit Review / Credit & Counterparty Audit (CCA) is fully responsible for and knowledgeable on the day-to-day audit delivery for complex, integrated credit review / audit assignments. The CCA team fulfills the responsibilities of the Credit Review (or Loan Review) function of the Bank, as defined by the 2006 Interagency Guidance on Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses (ALLL).  Contact diane@dmstone.com  5785.pdf

SEC Financial Reporting Analyst – SANTA ROSA, CA – REF 5786

The successful candidate will work in a team environment to consolidate the financial results of the company and report operating results internally and externally. This position is responsible for collecting financial information from global locations, reviewing, compiling, analyzing financial and accounting information, preparing consolidated financial statements and related disclosures, researching accounting policies, and preparing SEC filings (10Q and 10K) and internal management reports.  Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description.

TECHNICAL ACCOUNTING & POLICY ANALYST – SANTA ROSA, CA

CPA REQUIRED – REF 5787

The Technical Accounting and Policy Analyst is a critical role within the External Financial Reporting team. The Technical Accounting and Policy Analyst supports company’s US GAAP compliance by analyzing and implementing accounting guidance, maintaining t’s accounting policies, and determining the proper accounting treatment for complex, routine and non-routine transactions.

This role has a significant involvement in areas to include, but not limited to, purchase accounting and review and implementation of new accounting pronouncements. The position reports to the Accounting Policies and M&A Manager and interacts regularly with the Corporate Finance organization and external auditors.    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description.

SENIOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT – REF 5790

This role will support the Global Head of Risk and Compliance as well as the Global Head of Human Resources.

Ideal candidate is a seasoned professional who has strong experience supporting executives in a fast-paced firm.

  • Proactively manage calendar with minimal direction
  • Organize complex domestic/international travel, as well as expense management and processing
  • Manage incoming correspondence and prioritize competing requests
  • Draft letter and email communications
  • Draft and coordinate meeting agendas and materials; also responsible for transcribing meeting minutes
  • Liaise with other departments on the execution of strategic projects
  • Provide professional phone coverage
  • Maintain efficient filing and organization of correspondence, reports, research data and meeting materials
  • Approximately 75% support to Head of Risk and Compliance and 25% support to Head of Human Resources
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description.

CLIENT SERVICE ASSOCIATE – SANTA CLARA, CA REF 5792
One of the nation’s largest and most well-known financial planning firms, is seeking a skilled Client Service Associate for their Silicon Valley (Santa Clara, CA) location to provide full support to one or more Financial Planner, ensuring client satisfaction through direct contact with clients, vendors, and other operational employees, while adhering to regulatory standards. Series 6 or 7, and 63 (or 66) required.  CONTACT diane@dmstone.com FOR DETAILS

SR. ASSOCIATE – REF 5794
Responsible for the support and enhancement of the compliance marketing and advertisement program as well as daily review of specific materials.  The goal of the position is to establish industry best practices and to serve as a valued adviser to business colleagues. 

The ideal candidate will have previous compliance experience in a high-touch/high-client-experience-expectation organization within a Broker Dealer and Registered Investment Advisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Solid compliance, operational and risk understanding broker dealer & investment advisory business, specifically around marketing materials and outgoing communications
  • Strong knowledge of FINRA rules, the Investment Advisor Act, federal securities regulations and securities industry practices
  • Experience with Hedge Fund and Private Equity offering practices and materials
  • 5+ years of experience in the financial services industry
  • FINRA Series 7 license required, Series 24 preferred or the commitment to obtain within the first 90 days
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details

INTERNATIONAL TAX MANAGER – SANTA CLARA, CA – REF 5801
*** PLSE NOTE CPA IS PREFERRED **
*** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE OFFERED ***

The International Tax Manager reports to the Tax Reporting Senior Manager.  The role has significant interaction with other members of the Tax team, External Reporting (the SEC Team), Corporate Controllership and the finance organization.  Members of team in the India Tax Office and report to the International Tax Manager to perform preparation, analysis, and first level review.  Accordingly, the ability to work with global teams remotely is a key skill.   You will manage the submission process of quarterly and annual US GAAP foreign subsidiary tax packages, including:

  • Establish and communicate deadlines for tax packages to be prepared by local country controllers,
  • Oversee the maintenance of non-US entities in OneSource Tax Provision software,
  • Technical review of foreign subsidiary tax packages, and
  • Provide ongoing training for local country controllers.
  • Review the return-to-provision calculation and analysis included with the foreign subsidiary tax packages that is prepared by local country controllers.
  • Review the tracking and reconciliation of deferred tax balances included in foreign subsidiary tax packages.
  • Assist with US GAAP reporting for non-US acquisitions and integration of acquired entities.
  • Review the reconciliation and analysis of tax accounts for foreign subsidiaries.
  • Assist with managing compliance with international SOX controls.
  • Manage the India Tax Team functionally reporting to this role, including providing technical instruction, oversight, and guidance.
  • Maintain knowledge of US GAAP rules and ensure proper application as part of the company’s tax reporting processes.
  • Assist with special projects such as tax research, analysis of income tax consequences of transactions, acquisitions, and divestitures, and projects relating to other business initiatives.
  • Collaborate across the business, the finance organization and the global tax team.    
    CONTACT diane@dmstone.com FOR DETAILS – SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD ATTACHMENT TO diane@dmstone.com
  • US INCOME TAX COMPLIANCE MANAGER – SANTA ROSA, CA – REF 5802
    *** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE BEING OFFERED ***
    *** CPA IS PREFERRED***
    The International Tax Manager reports to the Tax Reporting Senior Manager.  The role has significant interaction with other members of the Tax team, External Reporting (the SEC Team), Corporate Controllership and the finance organization.  Members of India Office will report to the International Tax Manager to perform preparation, analysis, and first level review.  Accordingly, the ability to work with global teams remotely is a key skill.Manage the submission process of quarterly and annual US GAAP foreign subsidiary tax packages, including:

    • Establish and communicate deadlines for tax packages to be prepared by local country controllers,
    • Oversee the maintenance of non-US entities in OneSource Tax Provision software,
    • Technical review of foreign subsidiary tax packages, and
    • Provide ongoing training for local country controllers.
    • Review the return-to-provision calculation and analysis included with the foreign subsidiary tax packages that is prepared by local country controllers.
    • Review the tracking and reconciliation of deferred tax balances included in foreign subsidiary tax packages.
    • Assist with US GAAP reporting for non-US acquisitions and integration of acquired entities.
    • Review the reconciliation and analysis of tax accounts for foreign subsidiaries.
    • Assist with managing compliance with international SOX controls.
    • Manage the India Tax Team functionally reporting to this role, including providing technical instruction, oversight, and guidance.
    • Maintain knowledge of US GAAP rules and ensure proper application as part of the company’s tax reporting processes.
    • Assist with special projects such as tax research, analysis of income tax consequences of transactions, acquisitions, and divestitures, and projects relating to other business initiatives.
    • Collaborate across the business, the finance organization and the global tax team.       CONTACT diane@dmstone.com FOR DETAILS – SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD ATTACHMENT TO diane@dmstone.com

ASSISTANT CONTROLLER & SR. REVENUE ANALYST – REF 5803

The Assistant Controller & Senior Revenue Analyst will join a nine-member corporate treasury group responsible for corporate accounting, tax and payroll functions. The corporate treasury group works closely with the leadership on corporate cash management, oversight of revenues and expenses, internal financial reporting, and supporting company decision making.  The position reports to the Corporate Treasurer and the Controller..

  • Oversee controls and procedures relating to the invoicing of separately managed accounts, troubleshoot management fee issues, and coordinate with fee billing personnel and client servicing groups
  • Work with the Corporate Treasurer and Controller on documenting, evaluating, and overseeing corporate treasury internal controls; coordinate with firm-wide internal audit/initiatives
  • Support the department’s operations of its computer accounting system (Workday), including transaction maintenance of accruals, fixed assets, and multi-currency consolidations
  • Participate in financial reporting functions, including working with the team to close general ledger, preparing consolidated financial statements for firm (GAAP) and its UK subsidiary (IFRS), coordinating annual audits, and analyzing company revenues and expenditures
  • Perform analytics and projections of firm revenues
  • Support tax and financial reporting functions, including US and UK regulatory filings
  • Participate in various accounting and reporting projects and responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A. or B.S. degree; CPA desirable
  • 5-10 + years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with internal control oversight and/or internal audit
  • Knowledge and experience with US GAAP and IFRS standards
  • Interest and/or experience in the investment management industry
  • Experience with computer accounting systems (Workday experience desirable)
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Excel

SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD ATTACHMENT TO diane@dmstone.com

CHIEF INFORMATION SECURITY OFFICER – REF 5804 

The Chief Information Security Officer will be responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the firm’s information security program. The Chief Information Security Officer will work with senior members of the business, legal/compliance and technology teams to balance security needs with the organization’s strategic business plan, identify risk factors, and determine solutions to both.

DUTIES:

  • Develop cyber software and information security strategy, implementation roadmaps, annual plans, metrics, reporting and corresponding communication plans. Create maturity models and a continual improvement program.
  • Provide support to IT leadership and development by partnering to identify technology solutions that meet business needs, as well as continue to protect our brand reputation and security risk.
  • Lead the development and implementation of effective and reasonable policies and practices to secure protected and sensitive data, protect operational integrity of our environments and ensure information security and compliance with relevant law.
  • Stay abreast of information security issues and regulatory (OCIE) changes affecting the financial services industry and coordinate and track all information technology and security related audits including scope of audits, timelines, auditing agencies, and outcomes. Work with auditors as appropriate to keep audit focus in scope, maintain excellent relationships with audit entities, and provide a consistent perspective that continually puts the Dodge & Cox in its best light. Provide guidance, evaluation, and advocacy on audit responses.
  • Deliver new security technology approaches and implement next generation information security solutions.
  • Work with senior management to ensure IT security protection policies are being implemented, reviewed, maintained, and governed effectively.
  • Develop, implement, and administer technical security standards, as well as a suite of security services and tools to address and mitigate security risks.
  • Establish processes to review implementation of new technologies to ensure security compliance and potential impacts to the firm’s overall information security
  • Manage the firm’s information security governance processes and lead and manage the Information Security Office in the establishment of an information security program and project priorities.
  • Develop strategies to handle security incidents and coordinate investigative activities. Plan and test responses to security breaches.
  • Oversee the selection, testing, deployment, and maintenance of security hardware and software products as well as outsourced arrangements.
  • Create education and awareness programs and advise business units on security issues, best practices, and vulnerabilities.
  • Assist in the leadership of the firm’s Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery efforts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a chief information security officer or as a senior information security executive in a larger organization.
  • 10 years of relevant work experience across product and IT organizations, including cybersecurity incident response, SIEM, disaster recovery and business continuity management, and identity and access management, information privacy, security operations center management and security architecture.
  • Proven track record implementing risk management programs and building collaborative working relationships across functions.
  • Ability to effectively engage and communicate as directed with a variety of audiences including both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Must be able to explain complex systems and technical topics to others who may have minimal technical knowledge using oral, written, and visual presentations.
  • Experience in overseeing business continuity planning / disaster recovery (BCP/DR) programs.
  • Strong knowledge of IT security concepts including penetration / vulnerability assessment, role segregation, role engineering, and security-centric QA.
  • S. degree; Graduate degree desirable.
  • Relevant industry certifications.
  • Proven managerial experience
    SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD ATTACHMENT TO diane@dmstone.com

FUND ACCOUNTANT – REF 5805 – TEMP TO HIRE

The ideal candidate we expect should have a strong attention to detail, handle multiple tasks effectively, and enjoy working in a collaborative environment. This candidate will need to handle all aspects of investment operations across multiple asset classes (Domestic/Non US Global/Fixed Income Portfolios). Prior investment operation experience or investment accounting experienced is preferred.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Research and resolve fund accounting issues in a timely and accurate way

Ensure the integrity of performance data

Generate and reconcile daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual bank statements

Maintain ongoing relationship with the custodial bank, vendors, and internal groups

Prepare materials for monthly and quarterly reporting

Undertake special projects as requested

SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD ATTACHMENT TO  diane@dmstone.com

BENEFITS & LEAVES ADMINISTRATOR – ROSEVILLE, CA – REF 5806

*** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE ***

You will perform complex administrative duties following established procedures in the following functional areas: Benefits, leave of absence and workers’ compensation and various HR administrative functions.

Leave of absence and Workers’ Compensation Administration

Benefits Administration

QUALIFICATIONS:

4 years related Human Resource experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources with a minimum of 2 years related Human Resource experience; or equivalent combination of education or experience.

Leaves of Absence and Benefits experience Required

Contact diane@dmstone.com  OR SEND RESUME AS AN MS WORD
Job Description available

INSTITUTIONAL CLIENT PORTFOLIO MANAGER –
SCOTTS VALLEY OR EAST BAY – REF 5807

***RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE**

Fast-growing, focused investment management firm has over $5 billion under management and a top tier investment record. This firm has provided disciplined portfolio management for individuals, retirement accounts, trusts, family offices, corporations, endowments and foundations across separately managed accounts and mutual funds.

You will serve as a primary representative of the investment team when servicing brokerage, RIA and institutional clients of the firm.

Responsible for communicating detailed messaging of our SMA and mutual fund portfolio positioning to the firm’s institutional client base. Must have an aptitude for financial and investment concepts

DUTIES:

  • Maintain (first) and grow (second) aggregate revenues for a select channel of relationships.
  • Conduct portfolio reviews via phone and in person with mid-to-high importance advisory clients.
  • Co-develop ad-hoc and systematic client communication content and format (e.g. monthly, quarterly, annual updates, white papers, conference calls, events).
  • Deepen and broaden manager research relationships (e.g. existing and new products) with current and prospective institutional relationships.
  • Serve as a senior contact in executing marketing campaigns to select prospects.
  • Work with junior staff to systematically service and prospect relationships.
  • Moderate local and regional travel required with occasional national travel expected.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in a relevant position within an RIA, asset management or brokerage firm.
  • Expert knowledge of financial markets, investment products and services is a must.
  • CFA or MBA is a plus.
  • Well versed in the use of all Microsoft Office Applications. Proficiency in Bloomberg also a plus.
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

EXECUTIVE TRADER – SCOTTS VALLEY OR EAST BAY – REF 5808
*** RELOCATION ASSISTANCE OFFERED***

Fast-growing, focused investment management firm has over $5 billion under management and a top tier investment record. This firm has provided disciplined portfolio management for individuals, retirement accounts, trusts, family offices, corporations, endowments and foundations across separately managed accounts and mutual funds.

Portfolios are managed with a strict focus on valuation, margin of safety, portfolio concentration, investment flexibility and long-term perspective.

You will work directly with the Portfolio Manager and other trade team members to address a variety of needs. You must have an aptitude for financial and investment concepts, and works well under pressure.

DUTIES:

  • Trade execution through various applications including Advent MOXY and Bloomberg EMSX.
  • Modeling large block trades for various clients and institutions in close coordination with the Portfolio Manager.
  • Ongoing support of Portfolio Managers and Research Team by providing detailed reporting.
  • Maintenance of WRAP accounts within the firm’s systems to ensure conformity with model portfolios.
  • Portfolio maintenance through the use of Advent AXYS. This may at times include account reconciliation and assistance with trade breaks or settlements.
  • Liaising with premier financial institutional partners trading and back-office departments.
  • Maintaining portfolio trading restrictions within the firm trading systems.
  • Working with the Chief Compliance Officer to maintain a culture of compliance within the organization.
  • Some assistance to the Investment Research team with ad-hoc projects. Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 4+ years’ experience working in a similar position within an RIA or brokerage firm.
  • Experience working with OMS and EMS systems such as: Advent Moxy, Eze OMS, Charles River, Fidessa, RealTick, ITG, and EMSX.
  • Knowledge of financial markets, investment products and services is a must.
  • Familiar with portfolio accounting systems such as APL and Advent AXYS or APX.
  • Well versed in the use of all Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Proficiency in Bloomberg.
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

CLIENT PORTFOLIO MANAGER AND FINANCIAL PLANNER –
SCOTTS VALLEY OR EAST BAY – REF 5809
***RELOCATION ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE***

The Client Relations Manager works directly with firm clients to address a variety of needs.

DUTIES:

  • Portfolio consulting to determine investment allocation across proprietary products
  • Provide comprehensive financial planning advice to high net worth clients
  • Review client performance, needs, goals, and objectives
  • Ability to talk about portfolio holdings in depth
  • Ability to garner additional client assets where appropriate
  • Servicing day-to-day client needs
  • Gathering client data and documenting accounts
  • Drafting correspondence and needs summaries
  • Researching items relevant to client financial needs

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience working in a relevant position
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience preferred, ideally in financial services industry
  • CFP designation is strongly preferred but candidates willing to obtain the necessary certifications will be considered
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small company environment
  • Series 65 a plus, but not required
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PROFESSIONAL – PALO ALTO – REF 5810

Our client is looking for a results-oriented, sales professional who will be based in their Palo Alto office.

Responsible for identifying new client opportunities, closing new business and expanding the visibility and profile of the firm in Northern California.

Demonstrate an ability 1) to generate individual and corporate client opportunities, and 2) to work in close collaboration with professionals in their Palo Alto office to close these opportunities.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in retail/high-net worth financial services, private banking or related professional sales required, with demonstrated track record of sales success, including independent lead generation;

BA/BS degree or equivalent

Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

FINANCIAL ADVISOR ASSOCIATE – PALO ALTO – REF 5811

Directly support one of client Counselors regarding issues such as:

  • Investment portfolio construction and management; long-term investment strategy
  • Income tax planning, including federal and state tax return preparation and tax dispute resolution
  • Public and private company stock, stock options, restricted stock units, and stock purchase plans
  • Retirement and other forward-looking planning
  • Estate plan architecture; gifting strategies; estate and gift taxes

SKILL SET:

  • One or more of the following credentials: law degree (JD, LLM); advanced tax degree/designation (Master of Taxation, LLM, CPA, EA, CFP); CFA
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in finance, accounting, law, and/or taxation
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills: the successful candidate eventually will work with clients, give group presentations, and participate in new business development
  • Knowledge and experience with individual income tax issues & return preparation
  • Experience serving executive/professional clients and exercising a high level of discretion
  • Completed continuing finance education and licensing requirements (Series 7 & 66; Certified Financial Planner designation)
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

FUND ACCOUNTING MANAGER – SF – REF 5812
Global Financial Services firm who is a leading independent asset services firm offering front-to-back capabilities across all asset classes to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, pensions, endowments, foundations, family offices, RIAs and traditional asset managers.

Services include Fund Administration, Tax and Middle and Back Office services.

This position provides accounting support to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, pensions, endowments, foundations, and family offices.

There will be reporting requirements to both the managers and directly to their clients/investors. You will review the accounting for all subscriptions and redemptions, including income allocation, management fee and performance fee calculations, and sign off on the monthly or quarterly NAV packages. The fund accounting team is responsible for the annual Audit which includes managing the audit relationship and signing off on annual financial statements.

Responsibilities:

  • Portfolio reconciliation, partnership accounting, series accounting, monthly performance reporting and fund accounting for management and incentive fees. Including waterfall calculations for private equity clients.
  • Responsible for oversight and review of work performed by the fund accountants and senior fund accountants.
  • Review and sign off on Month End or Quarter End NAV Packages.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely distribution of the valuation package to all clients.
  • Interact regularly with clients, auditors and vendors.
  • Additional responsibilities include training and scheduling of accountants, coordination of valuation issues, monitoring procedures and controls and prompt resolution of all issues.
  • Mentoring and training of staff 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Hedge Fund Administration or in related Financial Services Operation.
  • Strong understanding of general ledger accounting including the preparation of financial statements.
  • Strong understanding of derivatives and portfolio accounting
  • Experience with Advent Geneva and income allocation software
  • Advanced Excel and Word skills.
  • Previous team management experience
  • Qualified Accountant (C.P.A., C.A. etc.) is a plus.

    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details – SEND RESUME AS AN  MS Word Attachment

FUND ACCOUNTING MANAGER – SF – REF 5812

Global Financial Services firm who is a leading independent asset services firm offering front-to-back capabilities across all asset classes to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, pensions, endowments, foundations, family offices, RIAs and traditional asset managers.

Services include Fund Administration, Tax and Middle and Back Office services.

This position provides accounting support to hedge funds, private equity and venture capital managers, pensions, endowments, foundations, and family offices.

There will be reporting requirements to both the managers and directly to their clients/investors. You will review the accounting for all subscriptions and redemptions, including income allocation, management fee and performance fee calculations, and sign off on the monthly or quarterly NAV packages. The fund accounting team is responsible for the annual Audit which includes managing the audit relationship and signing off on annual financial statements.

Responsibilities:

  • Portfolio reconciliation, partnership accounting, series accounting, monthly performance reporting and fund accounting for management and incentive fees. Including waterfall calculations for private equity clients.
  • Responsible for oversight and review of work performed by the fund accountants and senior fund accountants.
  • Review and sign off on Month End or Quarter End NAV Packages.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely distribution of the valuation package to all clients.
  • Interact regularly with clients, auditors and vendors.
  • Additional responsibilities include training and scheduling of accountants, coordination of valuation issues, monitoring procedures and controls and prompt resolution of all issues.
  • Mentoring and training of staff 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Hedge Fund Administration or in related Financial Services Operation.
  • Strong understanding of general ledger accounting including the preparation of financial statements.
  • Strong understanding of derivatives and portfolio accounting
  • Experience with Advent Geneva and income allocation software
  • Advanced Excel and Word skills.
  • Previous team management experience
  • Qualified Accountant (C.P.A., C.A. etc.) is a plusContact diane@dmstone.com for details – SEND RESUME AS AN  MS Word Attachment

INVESTOR RELATIONS / CLIENT SERVICE ANALYST– REF 5815

This position is in the Client Management Department.  The department provides external clients with client management, investor relations and treasury services functions.

Client Management

  • Act as our clients’ main point of contact.
  • Works as a liaison between the client and the internal Operations, Financial Reporting, Tax, and Systems Development departments.
  • Maintain client deliverables, production calendars, and hold regular meetings with clients.
  • Identify, research, and resolve issues with service providers and clients. 

Investor Relations

  • Processing of investor transactions in clients’ funds (subscriptions, redemptions, transfers).
  • Implement the firm’s anti-money laundering (AML) rules and procedures for all new investors.
  • Distribute client correspondence to their underlying investors via email, mail, or posting to web portal (capital statements, capital call notices, distribution notices, etc).
  • Processing of investor information for assisting with relative regulatory filings for the SEC, FINRA, IRS, etc.

Treasury Services

  • Coordination of the processing of outgoing USD and foreign wire and ACH transactions required by the firm’s Hedge Fund, Private Equity Fund, Fund-of-Fund, and Endowment clients.
  • Maintenance of banking relationships and management of bank account openings, closings and authorized signers for client’s custodian of choice.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics or similar field is helpful.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Suite skills.
  • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Familiarity with wire transfer instructions is a plus.
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ANALYST – REF 5816

Looking for a hands-on and detail oriented individual to join the Product Management team as an Associate Manager. The primary responsibility of this role is to effectively provide support the software licensed clients in addition to assisting with new implementations of the business process improvements.

The client’s platform is a centralized portfolio management and partnership accounting platform aimed at the Private Equity market.  The system addresses business processes across the back, middle and front office, providing core modules for Fund/Portfolio Accounting, General Ledger, Contact Management, Fund Raising, Deal Pipeline, Reporting and Investor Web Portal.

  • Manage client issues from discovery through resolution, demonstrating ability to triage issues and manage client expectations.
  • Assist with project management of new client implementations with a focus on business requirements and data migration.
  • Develop relationships with assigned clients and a deep understanding of clients’ business practices to effectively provide world-class support.
  • Cultivate internal relationships with business and technical teams collaboratively to enlist their help with client support.
  • Assist with the execution of a client communication strategy that drives clients’ usage of the TNR product.
  • Conduct pre-sales product demonstrations, assist with RFP responses and the design and setup of proofs of concept for prospective clients.
  • Manage the on-going update of software documentation including release notes, system requirements documents, and ‘help’ topics.
  • Help define, implement, monitor, and report operational metrics for client support team.

 Qualifications:

  • Detail-oriented with strong time management and project management skills.
  • Comfortable working autonomously and as part of a team.
  • Excellence in analytical thinking, problem solving, communication, planning & organization and judgment.
  • 5 – 7 years relevant work experience, strong consideration given to candidates with fund accounting experience.
  • Ability to successfully multi-task in the face of ambiguity, switching gears as priorities shift.
  • Willing and able to address escalated client issues with speed and urgency.
  • Ability to achieve consensus among different constituents.
  • Experience managing client relationships strongly desired.
  • Technically savvy with strong command of Office products.
  • Ability to collaborate within the organization and across the client base.
    Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

FINANCE MANAGER – AUTO CLAIMS – WOODLAND HILLS, CA REF 5817 

Assist Accounting Manager – Finance in managing and controlling business unit financial activities. Conduct complex financial analysis and develop reports to provide insight to business operations. Work closely with field management in managing and reporting on special projects. Train financial analysts and senior financial analysts.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. CPA, CMA, MBA, Masters or similar required.

Min 5 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience including 1 year as an Accounting or Finance Supervisor.

Advanced Excel skills including working knowledge of pivot tables, macros and functions.

Working knowledge of Access software.

Proficient in applicable business software such as Business Objects, SAP and Mobius.

Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

VICE PRESIDENT FOR FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION and CFO – MENLO PARK, CA – REF 5818
You will lead financial operations and budgeting, information technology, facilities and operations, human resources, and risk management. You will also function as the de facto Board Secretary.

You will have 4 direct reports at the director level 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required. CPA, CMA, MBA, Masters or similar required.

Min 5 years of prior Accounting or Finance experience including 1 year as an Accounting or Finance Supervisor.

Advanced Excel skills including working knowledge of pivot tables, macros and functions.

Working knowledge of Access software.

Proficient in applicable business software such as Business Objects, SAP and Mobius

Contact diane@dmstone.com for details and job description – send resume as an MS Word Attachment

LICENSED PRIVATE WEALTH ADVISOR  (dmspwa)

NCE AVAILABLE ***   Major bank is seeking a seasoned investment professional in the HNW space.  Bank experience preferred.  Locations:  San Jose, Palo Alto, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Glendale, San Fernando Valley.  Great oppty, compensation, benefits. Contact dave@dmstone.com

VP/PERSONAL TRUST OFFICER (dmstrust)  Major private bank in SF seeking a senior Trust Officer with 8+ years experience to work with clients in the HNW space.  JD, CTFA, or other cert a plus.  Great oppty, compensation, benefits. Contact dave@dmstone.com

PERSONAL TRUST OFFICER – PATH TO MANAGEMENT (dmstrust2)   Small community bank on the SF Peninsula is seeking an experienced Trust Officer who would be promotable to manager.  JD, CTFA, or other cert a plus.  Growth oppty.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

AML/BSA DIRECTOR OF QC & TESTING (dmstestdir)  Major SF bank is seeking an experienced AML testing professional with strong audit/controls & mgmt background.  Also seeking a more junior specialist. Will relo. Contact dave@dmstone.com

SALARIED INVESTMENT CONSULTANT – MULTIPLE NOR CAL LOCATIONS (dmssalfc)  National brokerage firm is looking for financial sales professionals with 2-3 years experience and Series 7/66.  Will be given a book of HNW clients.  Locations include SF, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Campbell, Walnut Creek, Roseville.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATE – RIA (dmscomplassoc)  Prestigious SF investment firm.  Degree plus 2-3 years experience.  Will perform regulatory filings (ADV, etc.), and support compliance team.  Lots of growth potential.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

CORPORATE PARALEGAL – FUND FORMATION (dmsparalfund)  Prominent SF law firm.  Degree plus 3 years of corporate paralegal experience required, prefer fund formation experience.    Contact dave@dmstone.com

LAW FIRM BILLING COORDINATOR (dmsbillinglaw)  Prominent law firm has openings in SF and Palo Alto.  Prefer degree plus 2+ years of accounting experience, prefer billing software experience (CMS Open, E-Billing-Hub and/or Intapp Time.)  Contact dave@dmstone.com

SERVICE WEALTH ADVISOR (dmssvcwealthadv) Prestigious and growing investment advisory firm in the East Bay is seeking an experienced CFP service advisor who enjoys financial planning, working with multi-generational family clients, and is team oriented.  Experience with another RIA would be a big plus.  Generous Base Salary + Incentive Commission for new assets added.   Contact dave@dmstone.com

ASSOCIATE, INVESTMENT TECHNOLOGY (dmsassocinvttech)  Prestigious SF Investment Firm is seeking an experienced investment technology professional.  Position will support brokerage (Pershing, etc.) and RIA (Advent) systems, and will require market hours (5:30 am start time).  Strong in software such as SQL, VBA, Java, SSRS, SSIS, Informatica.  Great growth oppty and firm.  Can be perm or contract role.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

FINANCIAL SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR – LAW FIRM (dmsfinsystadm)  Prominent SF Financial District law firm is seeking an experienced law firm technology professional to be responsible for design, development, support and management of the firm’s accounting and business databases.  Requires thorough knowledge of Aderrant Expert, including development.  Also, heavy knowledge, prefer Powershell, MS Visual Studio.  Will supervise one application developer.  Contact dave@dmstone.com

PRIVATE BANKER WITH BOOK – PRESTIGIOUS BANK, PALO ALTO OFFICE (dmsprivbnkr)  Prominent California based bank is seeking an experienced banker who caters to the high net worth community in Silicon Valley.  Must have prior credit training, knowledge of jumbo mortgages, commercial lending, deposits and investments.  Series 7 and 66 licenses preferred (or may obtain after hire).  The Bank offers flexibility in growing one’s book, a first-year base salary during ramp-up, and a generous commission structure.  Culture is entrepreneurial and supportive, and highly customer focused.  Applicant should have a current book of around $75-100 million, mix of loans, deposits, investments, with main focus being on lending.  Will not inherit a book.  Please contact dave@dmstone.com

REGISTERED CLIENT SERVICE MANAGER – PRESTIGIOUS FIRM, PALO ALTO AND CENTURY CITY OFFICES (dmsCSMGR)  We’re looking for a registered Client Service Manager (FINRA Series 7/66 and 9/10 or 24) for a major private client brokerage group in both its Palo Alto and Century City offices.  Need experience developing 10-20 CSA staff, preferably from a wire house firm.   For more info, please contact dave@dmstone.com

Investment Management Attorney – San Francisco  (dmsIMAtty) Our client, a major law firm, is seeking an Associate to join the Investment Management practice in their dynamic San Francisco office. The ideal candidates will have at 3-6 years of experience in drafting and reviewing limited partnership agreements for hedge funds, venture capital funds and private equity funds from both the manager and investor perspective.   Candidates should also have experience in negotiating side letters with fund counsel.

Candidates must be self-starters who possess the ability to work independently and as part of a team. We require strong academic credentials, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to providing the highest quality client service. Candidates will work closely with experienced lawyers who will provide active mentoring and opportunities to assume increasing levels of responsibility and client contact.  Please contact dave@dmstone.com

PRIVATE BANKER WITH BOOK – PALO ALTO (dmspbbook)  We’re looking for a Private Banker for a top bank in its Palo Alto office.   Must have a book of $75-100MM, mostly mortgage & comm’l lending, plus deposits & investments.  Series 7/66 a +, or may obtain after hire.  Base salary for 1st year, generous commission plan.  Please contact dave@dmstone.com

INVESTMENT RESEARCH ANALYST/CFA – SF (dmsresanlst)  We’re looking for a Research Analyst/CFA for a premier buy-side firm in SF.  Initially will cover domestic equities & portfolio re-balancing.  Need CFA with 3-10 years of sell- or buy-side experience.  Base salary + discretionary + performance bonus.  Hours 7-4:30 or so.   Please contact dave@dmstone.com

INVESTMENT COMPLIANCE MANAGER – SF (dmscomplmgr)    We’re looking for an Investment Compliance Manager for a major financial firm in SF (or South Bay).  Will manage RIA compliance (plus B-D), also risk, controls, remediation, new product research.  FINRA 7/24/79 must be obtained w/in 1st 6 mos.  Prior staff management experience is not required.  Competitive salary and bonus range.  For more info, please contact dave@dmstone.com