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. COVID-19 update: The safety and well-being of our candidates, employees, and clients continues to be a top priority. We are currently operating remotely while restrictions are in the place and are considering applicants in the following cities: Washington D.C., Chicago, Austin, Dallas, and Houston. Responsibilities Assists with various Business Transformation projects including (but not limited to): process or finance optimization, operations or performance improvement, business process improvement, change management, program or project management, data analytics, business analysis, system design, Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Helps to identify, assess, and analyze business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors Supports projects across the project lifecycle from current state documentation, gap analysis, requirements gathering, future state design, and implementation across the organizational, process, technology and data dimensions while performing one or more of these areas Possesses knowledge of key business processes (e.g. Procure-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash, Financial Close, etc.) Manages their own work while collaborating with the project lead Defines project strategy, goals, and deliverables that support client goals Develops and helps conduct effective meeting and interviews Provides project status to all stakeholders Excellent communication skills required - must develop, implement, and maintain sources of project information, and communicate and distribute appropriate information to client and team members Identifies issues, risks, and project team conflicts and develops solutions for timely resolution Serve as counterpart to junior client resources Review status, manage schedules, monitor progress, and prepare status reports Assess and escalates project issues to leadership and suggests resolutions Support CrossCountry's leadership team on internal projects, including but not limited to the following: sales/marketing initiatives, recruiting, training and organizational development Required Experience & Qualifications 3+ years of relevant professional 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) Prior experience in professional services (public accounting or advisory firm), preferably at a large, global accounting firm or with a management consulting firm Working knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g. Agile, Scrum, Lean, Waterfall) Business acumen with a strong understanding of accounting and business processes, as well as information systems Consistent success in building and developing strong client relationships Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence 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 Additional Experience Desired in One or More of the Following Areas 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: financial reporting, operational accounting, implementing new accounting policy 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 Certifications & Technical Experience Desired PMP, CPA, CIA, CFA, CA, CISA, CISM, CIPP Exceptional quantitative and statistical ability, with experience using programming languages (e.g. SAS, MATLAB, R, Python) and data query languages (e.g. SQL) Knowledgeable of reporting/visualization software (e.g. Business Objects, Tableau), databases (e.g. SQL), and/or RPA solutions (e.g. UiPath, Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism) Education Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Business, Finance, Information Systems, Accounting or other technical discipline #LI-BF1 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.