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Director - Accounting Advisory (Dallas)

Company: Cross Country Consulting
Location: Dallas
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

CrossCountryConsulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, human capital management, risk, operations, and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. We love to help our clients and our people succeed... and it shows! We were awarded Glassdoor's Best Places to Work Employees' Choice Award for the second consecutive year!As a Director, you will partner with the National Accounting Advisory Partner and be aligned to the National Accounting Advisory service line. You will serve as a member of our leadership team to create, develop, and build our US presence.Client Delivery

  • Provide high-quality consulting services by taking personal ownership for successfully delivering on client engagements that are fact-driven, solution oriented and meet CrossCountry's standard for quality.
  • Supervise execution teams, providing senior project leadership and managing evolving client management needs for operational and technical accounting such as:
  • Preparation of financial statements, typically in connection with acquisitions, carve-outs, proposed sale transactions, restatements, etc.
  • Support IPO Program Management
  • Assist in the in the design and implementation of new accounting policies and procedures
  • Assess and design reporting processes to adhere to and support SEC reporting (10-K, 10-Q, 8-K etc.) and management reporting requirements
  • Streamline the financial accounting close process; including accelerating and streamlining monthly and quarterly reporting processes
  • Oversee and manage financial reporting and operational system implementations
  • Lead large finance and business transformation initiatives for clients
  • Partner with our clients and delivery teams to enable, lead and manage various technical accounting deliverables
  • Manage client accounts, projects, and engagements, including work plans, staffing, deadlines, and budgets throughout all lifecycle phases - strategy, goal-setting, deliverables, and maintaining an integrated project planPractice Leadership
    • As a leader for the Accounting Advisory practice, including setting the growth strategy in line with CrossCountry's Core Values and other operational areas:
    • Account management: oversee client engagements, maintain strong relationships with senior client personnel, have a solid understanding of clients' business, and ensure quality of deliverables and satisfaction on engagements
    • Coaching and Development: provide coaching and training opportunities for team members leveraging individual skills and the firm's people first culture.
    • Recruiting and Retention: take an active role in attracting, interviewing, hiring and retaining top talent
    • Thought leadership: share expertise in technical domain(s) with team members and clients, including case studies, white papers, learning materials, and other resources
    • Serve as a key leader in our Accounting Advisory practice by guiding and directing strategic firm initiatives around technical accounting policies and standards
    • Lead marketing and business development efforts in support of creating and building the firm's Accounting Advisory presenceBusiness Development
      • Actively purse business development opportunities and market a full range of services to prospective clients including using existing relationships to generate new opportunities
      • Support the business development team with client delivery or sector specific expertise
      • Foster culture of growth and a business development mindset
      • Act as a thought leader in the marketTravel
        • Willingness to travel domestically up to 50%Required Experience & Qualifications
          • 15 - 20+ years of relevant accounting experience advising publicly traded companies on various technical accounting policies and standards (e.g. ASC 606, ASC 842, ASC 326)
          • Prior experience in professional services (public accounting or advisory firm), preferably at a large, global accounting firm or with a management consulting firm
          • In depth knowledge of accounting standards (U.S. GAAP and/or IFRS)Desired Experience and Qualifications
            • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
            • Demonstrated track record of establishing credibility both internally and externally
            • Proven leader with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence
            • Passionate about building, developing, motivating, and leading others
            • Strong attention to detail with the ability to think from a "big picture" perspective
            • Creativity, confidence, and flexibility
            • High energy, enthusiasm, and an entrepreneurial spiritEducation
              • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Business, Finance or other technical discipline#LI-CO1#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: Cross Country Consulting, Dallas , Director - Accounting Advisory (Dallas), Accounting, Auditing , Dallas, Texas

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