CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, human capital management, risk, operations, and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. We partner with our clients to help them navigate pressing business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks, and enabling future growth.
Our people are our most valuable asset and our individual differences are our greatest strength. At CrossCountry, we embrace and value our individual experiences, capabilities, talents, and perspectives by fostering and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion. Join our team where Excellence is a priority, Collaboration and teamwork are the norm, Energy is contagious, and the opportunity to make an Impact is endless.
CrossCountry Consulting's Private Equity practice is an exciting opportunity to make an impact not only with our clients but within our firm. At CrossCountry Consulting we strive to provide a better experience for our premier PE-backed clients and our team. If you enjoy providing expertise in the fast-paced world of PE, this is a unique opportunity to become part of our growing, collaborative, energetic and entrepreneurial team at CrossCountry Consulting!
Serve clients within the "Office of the CFO" of private equity portfolio companies to create a diagnostic framework and improve finance function effectiveness
Assist in client finance and/or accounting functions to include: accounting and operational process improvements, consolidation and reporting, financial reporting preparation, board and management reporting, and system strategy/selection (if needed)
Assist with implementation of a financial management capability, including multi-year financial modeling and annual target-setting processes and translating strategic targets into annual and monthly operating/capital budgets and forecasts
Assist with financial management report preparation, comparing current actual and year-to-date performance with prior year, forecast and budgeted results
Assess current state and building or modifying analytical resources, tools, models, metrics and methodologies to enhance decision-making support, including:
Developing tools for budgeting, forecasting and scenario planning
Understanding key business drivers and performing predictive analysis
Build models to calculate and analyze financial covenants and operating requirements contained in debt agreements, including monitoring and modeling activities related to debt agreement matters
Review and assist with all treasury activities including banking, investment, derivative management, debt repayment and liquidity management, including building 13-week cash flow forecasts
Advocate on behalf of clients and represent clients' needs as appropriate to leadership Work/liaise cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes
Develop and maintain relationships at portfolio company as well as representatives from Private Equity sponsors and work with CrossCountry team members to scope, clarify, and deliver superior client service
Participate on proposal teams in securing new client work
Performs as a role model, supervisor, coach, and mentor to Senior Consultants and Consultants both on projects and within coaching families. This includes being a champion for the firm in our community, within the market, with recruits, and with employees to attract and retain our people
Participate in advancing the firm through committees and internal initiatives such as recruiting, business development, marketing, and knowledge sharing
Willingness to travel up to 75%
Ideal Skills and Qualifications
8+ years of experience working in a client facing role at a top-tier public accounting firm and/or consulting firm preferably in a financial planning and analysis capacity (This background is a critical differentiator among interested candidates)
Experience working with Private Equity, with an understanding of the unique requirements of the Private Equity consulting environment
Strong analytical and modeling skills with significant experience as it pertains to owning and executing complex financial models for analysis and forecasting, with ability to summarize key data into executive dashboards
Hands-on experience building and managing informative professional reports and template structures for various business units in a high growth environment
Extremely precise and detail-oriented
Advanced expertise of Microsoft Excel (e.g., macros, pivot tables, etc.) and PowerPoint. Knowledge of data analytics and related tools (e.g. Tableau, Alteryx, SQL) a plus
Proven track record as an influential change agent, championing, organizing and successfully and efficiently executing new ideas and initiatives
Confident and self-aware. Ability to use appropriate communication style for various levels across the organization
Ability to converse with Controller group and accounting team, including fluent knowledge of the main elements and drivers of income statement, balance sheet and statement of cash flow
Strong bias for thoughtful action, highly relationship-oriented, accomplishes work with, and through, others via purposeful collaboration
Mentorship and people development capabilities
Effective verbal and written communication skills including comfort with executive audiences
Strong ability to improve organizational performance by using effective interpersonal skills
Critical thinking skills with the ability to identify and solve complex problems
Creativity, confidence, and flexibility
High energy, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit
Great sense of humor
CPA, CA, CFA
Required- BS, BA
Desired- MBA, MA, MFA, MSA
CrossCountry Consulting provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants and believes that respect and fair treatment are critical to creating a productive, diverse, and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, CrossCountry is fully committed to comply with all federal, state, and local laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard torace, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, pregnancy, genetics, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, human capital management, risk, operations, and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. We partner with our clients to help them navigate pressing business challenges and achieve goals related to improving operations, minimizing risks, and enabling future growth. Our people are our most valuable asset and our individual differences are our greatest strength. At CrossCountry, we embrace and value our individual experiences, capabilities, talents, and perspectives by fostering and promoting a culture of diversity and inclusion. Join our team where Excellence is a priority, Collaboration and teamwork are the norm, Energy is contagious, and the opportunity to make an Impact is endless.