Managing Consultant | Outsourced Accounting Services

Multiple Locations: Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA • Chicago, IL, 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: 2226683

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External Description: Description & Requirements

As a Managing Consultant in our Outsourced Accounting Services group, you will have the innovative opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and clients in delivering an Unmatched Client Experience.

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

How will you contribute

  • Helping to develop, build and manage client relationships
  • Managing outsourced accounting service engagements including accounting system assessment and implementation.
  • Make recommendations for improvement in accounting operations and implement suggested recommendations
  • Managing client accounting cycles including the period-end and annual close.
  • Review workpapers completed by internal and external resources
  • 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 the firm in the professional and business community
  • Assist with managing, developing and coaching professional OAS staff

We are looking for people with Forward Vision and:
  • Excellent supervisory, team building and time management skills
  • Aptitude and passion to learn new software(s) and other technologies
  • A strong sense of ownership for delivering ultra-responsive Client Service
  • Ability to travel as needed (to client locations, FORVIS practice offices and/or conferences)
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills targeted to external clients and internal firm resources

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
  • Experience with Sage Intacct
  • QuickBooks Online Advanced Certification
  • CPA certificate
  • Business development experience

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City: Oakbrook Terrace

State: Illinois

Community / Marketing Title: Managing Consultant | 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 a global presence and diversified service offerings, we provide our FORVIS team members with an abundance of career paths to choose from. We pride ourselves on building an inclusive culture where the backgrounds and talents of all our people are valued. We view our people as our most important asset and invest in them by providing competitive total rewards, professional development, and rewarding career opportunities.

About FORVIS

FORVIS is a professional services firm providing assurance, tax, and advisory services. Created by the merger of equals of BKD, LLP and Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP (DHG), FORVIS is driven by the commitment to use our forward vision to deliver Unmatched Client Experiences™. Ranked among the top 10 public accounting firms in the country, FORVIS has 5,500 dedicated professionals who serve clients in all 50 states as well as across the globe. FORVIS is built upon the strong legacies of BKD and DHG, which are reflected in a name that comprises partner initials and represents our unique focus on preparing our clients for what is next. Visit forvis.com for additional information.

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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