At CrossCountry, we share a vision for creating a distinctly new type of advisory firm, one that brings the best aspects from our Big Four and Arthur Andersen roots along with an unwavering commitment to building the right culture. We take pride in our ability to provide customized solutions that fit our client's unique and specific set of needs.
As a Director, you will report to the San Francisco Office Managing Partner and be aligned to the national Risk & Compliance service line. You will serve as a member of our leadership team to create, develop, and build our presence on the West Coast. More than ever, companies are seeking common sense risk management and compliance strategies to strike the right balance between risk mitigation and risk taking. In this role, you will lead Team CrossCountry in helping our employees and clients anticipate, understand, and respond to the ever-changing world of risk management. You will also be accountable for other practice-related activities, including business development, client relationship management, account management, project oversight, recruiting, and other office operations.
Provide high-quality consulting services by taking personal ownership for delivering on technical requirements of 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 effective risk management
Lead project teams providing Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance; Internal Audit Outsourcing/Co-sourcing; and Governance, Risk and Compliance services
Expert knowledge of audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables for our clients, including process flows, work programs, audit reports, and control summaries
Lead large finance and business transformation initiatives for clients
Understanding of commonly used International Professional Practices Framework, including COSO and PCAOB.
Knowledge of The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA's) code of ethics and compliance requirements
Support IPO Program Management
Oversee and manage operational system implementations
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
As a leader for the Risk & Compliance practice on the West Coast, 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 Risk & Compliance practice by guiding and directing strategic firm initiatives around regulatory compliance, internal audit, SOX, anti-fraud, technology risk and general risk management.
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 market
Willingness to travel domestically up to 30%
Required Experience & Qualifications
15 - 20+ years of relevant experience advising publicly traded companies on a wide range of business risk and complex compliance requirements
Prior experience in professional services (public accounting or advisory firm), preferably at a large, global accounting firm or with a management consulting firm
Desired Experience & Qualifications
CIA, CPA, or CISA
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 spirit
Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Business, Finance or other technical discipline
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.