General information

Name
Managing Consultant
Ref #
2225735
Date Published
Wednesday, June 8, 2022
City
Little Rock
State
Arkansas
Country
United States
Job Category
Accounting Services
Department
Consulting
Office
Little Rock
Advertised Location
Little Rock
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

We are looking for a Managing Consultant to join our team in the Accounting Outsourcing Services group, this position offers you an excellent opportunity to collaborate with clients and co-workers by providing Unmatched Client Service® in a positive environment.

To be successful as a Managing Consultant, you should be a self-starter that embraces technology, enjoys the challenge of solving problems and appreciate a variety of clients. This is an excellent role to expand your knowledge of accounting operations and gain exposure to business development activities.

How you will contribute:

  • Formally assess a client’s current accounting system and business functions
  • Make recommendations for improvement in all aspects of a company’s financial operations
  • Implement recommendations to the system
  • Assist clients with management reporting including budgeting, KPIs and other metrics
  • Research, discovery, and creation of new business technologies to streamline and grow the practice including opportunities with existing clients
  • Participate in the proposal process for prospective clients
  • Represent FORVIS in the professional and business community


We are looking for people with Forward Vision and:

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills targeted to effectively present information to C-level management, public groups, and/or board of directors
  • The ability to clearly and concisely emphasize key objectives
  • Aptitude and passion to learn new software(s) and other technologies
  • The ability and awareness to recognize when an approach is not effective and can pivot to a new approach seamlessly
  • Ability to travel as needed (to client locations, FORVIS practice offices and/or conferences)


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in public accounting, organizational accounting operations including accounting system operations, financial statement preparation and supervision of accounting, payroll and sales tax functions
  • Ability to navigate several accounting packages and add-on platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with accounting software(s), monthly/period processing and closing, financial statement analysis and preparation
  • CPA or CMA certificate
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification
  • Business development experience
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