Managing Consultant | Emerging Outsourced Accounting Services

Location: Springfield, MO, USA

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At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

• FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
• FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
• Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

Requisition Number: 2225854

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External Description: Description & Requirements

We are looking for a Managing Consultant to join our team in the Outsourced Accounting 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 various aspects of a company's financial operations
  • Implement recommendations to a client's system
  • Assist clients with management reporting including budgeting, KPIs and other metrics, including internal review of such reports
  • 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, CGMA, or CMA certificate preferred
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification
  • Sage Intacct user experience and Accounting Specialist Certification
  • Business development experience
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City: Springfield

State: Missouri

Community / Marketing Title: Managing Consultant | Emerging Outsourced Accounting Services

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At FORVIS, your career is designed with a purpose. We want our team members to thrive professionally and feel the impact their work yields when serving clients, industries, and local communities. This starts by empowering team members to design a career journey that leverages their skills and fuels their passions.

Creating a best-in-class employee experience is at the heart of our vision for the future. With several industry focus areas, multiple service lines, and locations in five geographical regions across the country to choose from, the opportunities for your career are without limit.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a Top-10 professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services, driven by our commitment to using our forward vision to provide rewarding career opportunities and deliver unmatched client experiences. Learn more at FORVIS.com

Design your career with purpose at FORVIS. For more information about our firm locations, visit FORVIS.com. FORVIS, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected classifications.

It is FORVIS's standard policy not to accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates.

• FORVIS expressly reserves the right not to consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services, and recruiting agencies.
• FORVIS further reserves the right not to pay a fee to a recruiter or agency unless such recruiter or agency has a signed vendor agreement with FORVIS.
• Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of FORVIS without having a FORVIS vendor agreement in place will be considered the property of FORVIS.

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