Job Opportunities

FIND YOUR FUTURE WITH THE LIGHTING GROUP

Whether you’re a lighting expert or just starting your career, The Lighting Group has job opportunities throughout our business.

Financial Controller

We are looking for a full-time Financial Controller to join our Operations Services team.  This role is responsible for accurately and effectively managing all aspects of accounting and finance operations for The Lighting Group (TLG) and its affiliated companies.

  • Manage all aspects of accounting activities including the general ledger, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable and collections process for all TLG business structures.
  • Prepare timely financial reports and assist in analyzing financial data.
  • Actively participate in the budgeting and forecasting process.
  • Implement consistent accounting policies, practices and procedures, upholding federal, state and local legal standards by remaining knowledgeable about existing, new and future legislation.
  • Process biweekly payroll, including 401K and benefits reconciliations.
  • Prepare and file local and state monthly and quarterly taxes, and documentation for yearly federal taxes.
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business administration with an emphasis in accounting, or a related field.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in accounting/finance required.
  • Exceptional knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience in budgeting, financial forecasts and projections, and analytical review.
  • Excellent computer skills; experience in accounting software and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Extremely detail-oriented, self-starter, positive attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Analytical ability to develop and implement improvements or recommendations.
  • Proven ability to multi-task and problem solve.

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: dgabler@lightinggroup.com

Project Manager

We are looking for a talented and experienced full-time Project Manager responsible for organizing and managing lighting projects from quotation department hand-off to completion.  The ideal candidate must have strong time management, problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills, and utilize these skills in a demanding, multi-tasking environment.

  • Proactively manage multiple lighting projects, including prioritizing tasks and coordination issues.
  • Confirm bills of material by reviewing quotes with fixture schedules and specifications, create accurate submittals and ensure all clarifications are completed for assigned lighting projects.
  • Enter purchase orders with factories and proactively provide shipping updates to customers.
  • Ensure delivery of excellent customer service and handle all issues encountered throughout the completion of the project.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with factories and the distributor community.
  • Develop and nurture teamwork with peers to create a positive, energized work environment.
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  • At least 2 years lighting experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated understanding and use of lighting manufacturer’s product literature to respond to customer inquiries.
  • Practical appreciation of the complex nature of lighting manufacturers, lighting agency and electrical distributor relationships.
  • Proficient with computer software programs- Microsoft Office, Adobe and or Bluebeam, lighting industry quote/order entry programs.
  • Proven ability to use logical, analytical thinking in problem solving.
  • Established credibility in the lighting industry based on organizational skills, attention to detail, follow-through and customer interactions.
  • Finely developed written and verbal communication skills.
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If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: dgabler@lightinggroup.com

Project Quotes

We are looking for a full-time Project Quotes position to join our Quotations team.  This role is responsible for the timely and accurate quoting of project lighting requests.  This person will effectively apply quoting strategies, negotiate on behalf of The Lighting Group, submit timely and accurate quotes, build solid collaborative customer working relationships and keep current on the understanding of products and analysis of the lighting market. 

  • Determine an effective strategy to use on each project quoted.
  • Provide timely and accurate project lighting requests.
  • Continuous training on product knowledge in order to:
    • keep current on the market landscape, and
    • ensure intelligent quoting including what types of products to quote in relation to the level of the job.
  • Follow up on quotes to negotiate and secure the order
  • Develop and nurture teamwork with peers to create a positive, collaborative, energized work environment.
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  • High school education, some college preferred.
  • Experience in direct customer contact with lighting manufacturers and the distributor market.
  • At least 2 years lighting industry experience and/or equivalent quotations experience.
  • Practical appreciation of the complex nature of lighting manufacturers, lighting agency and electrical distributor relationships.
  • Excellent multi-tasking skills.
  • Applied experience with computer software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Proven ability to use logical, analytical thinking in problem solving.
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If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cover letter and resume to: dgabler@lightinggroup.com

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Whether you’re a lighting expert or just starting your career, The Lighting Group has job opportunities throughout our business.

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