Location: Seattle, WA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 6, 2023
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 8+ 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
Ability to lead large-scale multi-year projects / project and change management
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, and supervise others to ensure the following: coordination of work efforts with the client; completion of defined deliverables; adherence to project and budget milestones and timelines; communication of progress to all parties (internal and external)
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
8-20 years of relevant consulting, finance transformation, or industry experience
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, or finance; MBA a plus
Senior Directors must have the ability to originate new opportunities using personal network (net new or existing clients), and/or generate work from project expansion efforts within existing client including referring work to others across the firm
Prior consulting industry experience is strongly preferred
Digital experience a plus
Shared Services leadership or outsourcing advisory 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:
Liquidity & Cash Management
Enterprise Planning & Reporting
Digital Finance Solutions
The salary range for Director is $150,000-$205,000 annually and Senior Director is $175,000-$245,000 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.
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.
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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
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.