Chicago, Illinois, 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. We love to help our clients and our people succeed... and it shows! Click here to see why 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. Responsibilities: 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: Financial Reporting (e.g. SEC reporting, restatements, correction of errors, 10-K, 10-Q) Operational Accounting (e.g. streamlining monthly close process, preparing/facilitating the external audit process, improving FP&A functions) Implementing new accounting policy (e.g. ASC 606 revenue recognition, ASC 842 leases) 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) Certifications Desired: CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CISA, CISM, CIPP, PMP Education: Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Accounting, Business, Finance or other technical discipline #LI-IG1 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. A ll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, 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.