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Managing Consultant - Operational Accounting (Dallas)

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

Job Description:

Managing Consultant - Operational Accounting (Dallas) Accounting Advisory - Accounting Advisory / CrossCountry -Consulting 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 part of our national advisory team, you will be an integral part in supporting accounting advisory projects. We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering financial/operational accounting to our Fortune 500 clients across the country. This is an entrepreneurial role in a rapidly growing firm where you can have an immediately positive impact. Responsibilities:

  • General Accounting Close Support
  • Lead monthly close process, executing month-end tasks and reviewing month-end JEs
  • Oversee the preparation of monthly reconciliations, roll-forwards, flux explanations, and supporting documents
  • Assist clients in streamlining monthly close process; identify and remediate any process gaps
  • Assist clients in the development/enhancement of financial models, calculations, and reports
  • Assist clients in the creation and execution of a strong control and SOX environment
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements in compliance with accounting guidance
  • Improve financial planning and analysis (budgeting, forecasting, data analysis)
  • Assist in the testing of the accounting function of new ERPs and cloud-based finance systems
  • Support Internal and External Audit
  • Review of monthly internal financial reporting packs
  • Review of monthly regulatory reporting
  • Review of quarterly and annual SEC reporting -Role within Our Practice:
    • Provide guidance on all areas involving accounting/finance functions to include: financial reporting, operational accounting, technical accounting, transactions
    • 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 plan
    • Create presentations that effectively inform and influence client decisions
    • Act as role model, supervisor, coach, and mentor Managing Consultants, Senior Consultants and Consultants on projects and within coaching families
    • Manage teams and individuals by tracking and directing performance against objectives
    • Develop timely resolutions to issues, risks, and project team conflicts
    • Foster a spirit of collaboration among team members
    • Willingness to travel domestically up to 40%+ post-COVID (role will be remote to begin)Required Experience & Qualifications:
      • 5+ years of experience advising commercial companies in one or more of the following areas: financial reporting, operational accounting, or;
      • 5+ years of experience within a company's finance function, executing close activities
      • Prior experience in professional services (public accounting or advisory firm)
      • Bonus points: Hands on experience with finance ERP systems e.g. Oracle, Netsuite, SAP, etc.
      • Consistent success in building and developing strong client relationships
      • Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence
      • Detail oriented with the ability to think from a "big picture" perspective
      • Creativity, confidence, and flexibility
      • Enthusiasm and a great sense of humor!Desired Education:
        • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, or similar business or technical discipline

Keywords: Cross Country Consulting, Dallas , Managing Consultant - Operational Accounting (Dallas), Professions , Dallas, Texas

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