Advise fast growing companies and well-known enterprises (both publicly traded and privately held) on a wide variety of projects including: IPO preparation, transaction support, carve-outs and/or spin-offs, audit readiness, and new accounting pronouncements.
Engage with clients and colleagues on technical accounting and control-related issues to provide research guidance and give recommendations for potential solutions.
Create and deliver presentations on technical concepts, project work plans, delivery approach, milestones, and results to client stakeholders.
Review team progress to ensure compliance with work program and professional standards.
Educate internal and external audiences on Accounting & Transaction Services best practices.
Identify, design and implement creative business solutions to continually improve the firm’s methodology and approach.
Establish credibility as a trusted advisor.
Manage client relationships with an eye toward identifying and closing on new business opportunities.
Actively participate in career development activities and technical training of staff.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
8+ years of professional services experience (public accounting or advisory firm) and/or financial reporting experience with a Fortune 500 organization.
Strong knowledge of SEC reporting and U.S. GAAP.
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting/audit practices, procedures and reporting standards.
Willingness to travel up to 50% or more.
Masters in Accounting, MBA, CPA, CIA.
Knowledge of Tier 1 accounting packages (i.e. Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft).
Proven ability to lead, motivate and build teams that deliver services and solutions that surpass client expectations.
Previous experience leading and executing complex projects in challenging environments.