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CFO Services - Consultant - Corporate Performance Improvement

Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Date Posted: May 23, 2024

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Please note: this role is located in Seattle, Washington. Remote work is not an option for this role.

Alvarez & Marsal is searching for candidates with 3-5 years of finance and accounting experience to join our CFO Services team and deliver large, complex and transformational client work. A&M helps a company’s CFO and key finance leaders re-imagine the finance function and identify methods to improve a company’s back office, FP&A and reporting processes leveraging best practices, digital processes, org redesign and technology.

The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Performing Finance and accounting current-state assessments leading to a future-state vision and strategy for the CFO organization

  • Finance and accounting process improvement including core finance functions (AP, AR, Credit, General Accounting, Payroll), cash forecasting, financial reporting, and FP&A

  • Finance technology strategy and roadmap

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and/or Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

  • Financial system and integrator selection

  • Deployment of digital workforce leveraging AI, ML, and RPA

  • Rapid cost reduction

  • Liquidity and cash management

  • Organization design, improvement, finance and accounting function buildout

  • Shared services design and implementation

  • Business case development and management including benchmarking, KPI design and measurement


  • Develop client relationships at every level, look for new opportunities to assist, provide thought leadership, and be a true trusted advisor

  • Assist in the planning and execution project phases

  • Provide service excellence by identifying key issues and driving, measuring and reporting on results of engagements

  • Determine client needs using standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches

  • Evaluate and validate analysis and develop recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement

  • Implement and oversee the quality of deliverables

  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities


  • 3-5 years of relevant consulting, finance transformation, or industry experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or finance; MBA a plus

  • Prior consulting industry experience is strongly preferred 

  • Digital experience a plus

  • Strong financial acumen

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Excel, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise critical thought

  • Comfortable with travel up to 80%

  • Ability to handle multiple, and often conflicting, priorities at one time

About CFO Services

Successful CFOs are expected to partner with and provide guidance to the Board, CEO and other executives in making critical decisions directly impacting the success of the business. Whether you need a seasoned leader to provide advisory or interim CFO services or support for critical finance transformation and performance improvement activities, A&M provides the leadership, action and results to meet today’s CFOs’ evolving needs.

A&M organizes to serve CFO’s and finance executives under these core service offerings:

  • Finance Strategy

  • Finance Operations

  • Liquidity & Cash Management

  • Enterprise Planning & Reporting

  • Digital Finance Solutions

The salary range for a Consultant is $90,000 - $140,000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A&M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance.  Please ask your recruiter for details.

Regular employees working 30 or more hours per week are also entitled to participate in Alvarez & Marsal Holdings’ fringe benefits consisting of healthcare plans, flexible spending and savings accounts, life, AD&D, and disability coverages at rates determined from time to time as well as a 401(k) retirement plan. Provided the eligibility requirements are met, employees will also receive a discretionary contribution to their 401(k) from Alvarez & Marsal.

No phone calls or agencies please.


Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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