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 in Chicago, you will be an integral part in supporting accounting advisory projects in NYC, DC, Boston, SF, and Seattle. We are looking for someone who is passionate about delivering unique solutions around corporate transactions, financial reporting, and technical/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.
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 to 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 50% 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:
Prior experience in professional services (public accounting or advisory firm), preferably at the "Big Four" or global management consulting firm (e.g. Ernst & Young, Deloitte, KPMG, PWC, Navigant, FTI, Accenture, IBM)
In depth knowledge of accounting standards (U.S. GAAP and/or IFRS)
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
High energy, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit
Additional Experience Desired in One or More of the Following Areas:
Experience supporting transactions as a result of, or in preparation for, one or more of the following areas: mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, spin-off, carve-out, IPO
Experience supporting internal audit and/or risk services in one or more of the following areas: internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, governance
Experience advising commercial companies in one or more of the following areas: finance optimization, operations improvement, business process improvement, change management, program or project management, data analytics, robotic process automation (RPA)
CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CISA, CISM, CIPP, PMP
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Business, Finance or other technical discipline
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 partner with our clients to help them navigate pressing business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks, and enabling future growth. Our people are our most valuable asset and our individual differences are our greatest strength. At CrossCountry, we embrace and value our individual experiences, capabilities, talents, and perspectives by fostering and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion. Join our team where Excellence is a priority, Collaboration and teamwork are the norm, Energy is contagious, and the opportunity to make an Impact is endless.