CrossCountry partners with growing companies to transform their financial accounting experience by leveraging solutions in close management and accounting. We provide the highest level of service and expertise for our customers' implementation, enhancement projects, and post-production support needs.
Helps to identify, assess, and analyze business challenges within the Finance and Accounting organization requiring in-depth evaluation of variable factors
Reviews clients' current close documentation and engages the close team, defines future state process, and advises on best practices for close management
Contributes knowledge and best practices of key accounting related business processes (e.g., Procure-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash, Financial Close, etc.)
Opportunities to support various Business Transformation projects including (but not limited to): system strategy and selection, process or finance improvement and optimization, operations performance improvement, change management, program or project management, data analytics, business analysis
Holds team accountable and drives change through effective project management
Assesses and escalates project issues, risks, or conflicts to leadership and suggests resolutions
Proactively partners with CrossCountry Consulting's leadership team on internal projects, including but not limited to the following: sales/marketing initiatives, recruiting, training, and organizational development
Assists with integrations and identifying efficiencies between the client's accounting systems and other tools.
Optimization of client's use of leading close management process and tools
Required Experience & Qualifications
2-3+ years' experience in professional services (public accounting or advisory firm), preferably at a large, global accounting firm or with a management consulting firm or related corporate experience
Finance or accounting background with knowledge of General Ledger and Sub-ledger concepts preferred (e.g., Chart of Accounts, Journal Entries, Intercompany transfers and allocations, AP, AR, trial balance data, General Ledger, Procurement, and Asset Management)
Excellent communication skills required - must develop, implement, and maintain sources of project information, communicating appropriate information to client as well as other team members
Functional and technical proficiency
Desired Experience & Qualifications
Experience in one or more of the following areas: accounting (e.g., financial reporting, operational accounting, accounting policy, transactions, etc.), business transformation (e.g., process optimization, finance transformation, change management, operations and performance improvement, project management, etc.)
Experience using a Financial System and/or designing and facilitating setup and configuration of one or more modules (General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Billing, Procurement, Expenses)
Demonstrated track record of establishing credibility both internally and externally
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, tenacious, enthusiastic, and an entrepreneurial spirit
Education & Certifications
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Business, Finance, or other technical discipline
CPA preferred, or CPA eligible
CrossCountry Consulting provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and believes that respect and fair treatment are critical to creating a productive, diverse, and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, CrossCountry is fully committed to comply with all federal, state, and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, pregnancy, genetics, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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.