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Restructuring and Special Situations | Managing Consultant
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Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
United States
Job Category
Transaction Advisory
Restructuring & Spec Sits
Advertised Location
Chicago, Chicago Downtown, Indianapolis, New York, Dallas, Houston
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

Are you ready to make a difference and take your career to the next level in building our Restructuring and Special Situations (RSS) practice?  FORVIS is looking for an innovative and highly motivated Managing Consultant with a proven track record in the restructuring space providing strategic, financial, and operational expertise for solutions achieving stability and a path forward to corporate organizations.  Our (RSS) practice is motivated professionals working to expand this business segment while providing meaningful career opportunities for team members. 

Our ideal candidate will have large or national consulting firm experience with demonstrated leadership in assessing varied business situations, setting direction, and providing clients value through operational resolutions and problem-solving.

FORVIS’ RSS leadership team takes pride in creating and maintaining a supportive and respectful environment for our team members. Apply if you’re interested in learning how we can support your professional and personal goals. 

How you will contribute:

  • Leading, developing, and executing strategies for clients which improve overall company performance ranging from turnaround and recovery, refinancing and recapitalization, or transition planning and reorganization.
  • Assesses business viability, options, and as appropriate, developing initiatives to drive operational performance improvement
  • Leading, developing, and motivating team members to maximize efficient and meaningful delivery of services
  • Analyzing and operationalizing company business plans including the oversight of the preparation of cash flow and financial models with an appropriate review of detail and substance
  • Analyzing Revenue and profit drivers, expenses, and customer and/or product revenue and profitability
  • Developing cost reduction initiatives and analyzing expenditures along with opportunities for working capital improvements
  • Analyzing supply chains, understanding and assessing relevance and risks, and prioritizing vendors and potential alternatives
  • Confidently working with executives, private equity and corporate clients, attorneys, or other stakeholders
  • Managing, motivating, and collaborating with FORVIS team members to maximize efficient delivery of services
  • Meaningfully develop and cultivate referral sources and professional relationships
  • Intentionally developing business relationships that lead to client engagement opportunities
  • Assisting in managing, developing, and coaching professional staff

We are looking for people with Forward Vision and:

  • Extensive analytical skills with the ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with project management skills
  • Exceptional organization skills and capacity to manage multiple workstreams in tandem
  • Ability to establish relevance and direction when presented with large volumes of data, information, or facts
  • Exceptional/advanced excel and data analytics skills
  • Commitment to integrity and objectivity
  • Willingness and ability to travel

Minimum Requirements:

  • Five (5) years of experience with a national or large regional public accounting or similar consulting firm with at least five (5) years of recent direct restructuring experience
  • Bachelor's degree with a business major in Accounting or Finance from an accredited college/university; CPA, MBA, CIRA, or CTP strongly preferred
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office