Senior Manager - Accounting Advisory

Location: United States

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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: 2022-9999

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Ready to Accelerate Your Career? Join our rapidly expanding advisory team!

FORVIS, formed by the merger of DHG and BKD, is a Top 10 professional services firm focused on providing Advisory, Assurance, and Tax services. We are driven by our commitment to FORward VISion in providing rewarding careers and delivering unmatched client experiences through innovative services to our industry leading global clients.

The newly combined Financial Services Advisory practice brings our global footprint, clients, industry expertise, and innovative solutions together to help global companies exceed their strategic objectives and needs. We have a national and global footprint with a significant portfolio of financial services clients spanning across banking, insurance, global markets, asset and wealth management, and payments. Our clients range from the largest, premier global banks, insurers, and financial institutions to super-regional and community banking clients, asset managers, and Fintech start-ups.

Who Makes A Highly Successful Advisor?

We are looking for team members to join our global, inclusive community of passionate financial services advisors. These diverse professionals should be highly skilled, entrepreneurial, and future focused - they are self-starters with curiosity and a passion for continuous learning. They possess a strong growth mindset that propels themselves and others forward, driving innovation through delivery, and helping clients succeed beyond their expectations.

To be successful as an AAS Senior Manager, you should have a passion for serving clients while working in demanding, time-sensitive circumstances. You should possess a strong understanding of complex US GAAP, have outstanding communication and project management skills and be an excellent coach to less experienced team members.

How you will contribute:

  • Participating on project delivery teams
  • Participating in communications with C-level client executives including delivery of regular project updates and final presentations of project results
  • Daily responsibility of training, collaborating, and developing other team members
  • Ensuring projects comply with firm quality control standards
  • Reviewing your work, and potentially, the work of others for technical accuracy
  • Providing sound and accurate advice on the application of complex accounting standards
  • Solving problems in service delivery execution as they arise
  • Managing client participation
  • Meeting project deadlines
  • Coaching team members to high levels of performance


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and:
  • Demonstrated expertise with US GAAP
  • Willingness to learn new things
  • Strong research skills to help determine appropriate accounting answers
  • Strong problem-solving and collaboration skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to travel as needed


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CPA license
  • 8 years or more of experience in public accounting, accounting advisory, or accounting and technical reporting for an SEC registrant or a company that underwent the IPO process
  • Held one or more prior leadership positions with oversight of other team members
  • Strong technical expertise in the areas of financial accounting, financial reporting, SEC reporting, M&A or financial operations
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and advanced Excel skills
  • Strong communication skills including strong verbal, listening and writing skills


Preferred Qualifications:
  • SEC financial reporting assistance including advising on Form S-1, S-4, 10-Q or 10-Ks or foreign private issuer equivalents.
  • Experience serving SPACs through the registration process or through de-SPAC transactions
  • Provide opinions on complex financial reporting matters and technical accounting issues
  • Drafting technical memos and assistance with complex accounting calculations

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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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