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Position Description

Technical & Transactional Accounting Senior Consultant
Career Site Location CA, San Francisco
Category Financial Consulting/Advisory
Req ID 9963
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Status Category:
Full-Time
Exempt/Non-Exempt:
Exempt
Scheduled Hours Per Week:
40
Job Code:
FS205FTA

CBIZ ARC Consulting, LLC ("CBIZ ARC"), a division of CBIZ, is currently hiring for a Senior Consultant position. CBIZ ARC assists high growth companies with complex technical accounting, internal and external reporting, external audit preparation, IPO preparation, as well as systems / process and people. Our professionals assist clients with their efforts to meet financial reporting requirements, including the preparation of financial statement and regulatory filings, and the application and implementation of complex accounting standards for U.S. GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Our practice combines our knowledge and experience in the areas of financial reporting, risk management, and compliance to help address our clients' most important issues. We're committed to delivering integrated services with a focus on value and quality. Our professionals have deep accounting and financial reporting knowledge and experience across multiple industries.  This specialized technical knowledge and industry experience allow us to provide a unique perspective in solving today's accounting issues.

CBIZ ARC has been honored to be the recipient of two Bay Area recognitions:

  • 2019 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work
  • 2020 San Francisco Business Times Best Place to Work

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level. 

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions: 

  • 2019 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers by Forbes
  • 2019 Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence
  • 2020 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by Great Place to Work® 
  • 2021 Vault Rankings - 5th Best Accounting Firm for Client Interaction 

Essential Functions and Primary Duties

Professional and Technical Abilities:

  • Develop excellent professional oral and written communication skills in order to establish working
  • relationships with client personnel
  • Exhibit a professional, business–like demeanor
  • Apply problem solving skills and deliver CBIZ ARC methodology on engagements
  • Build and broaden industry knowledge to support organization and functional initiatives by taking
  • advantage of our training programs and participating in relevant teams
  • Be knowledgeable in the areas of stock-based compensation, basic revenue recognition concepts, goodwill and intangible assets, operating and finance leases and financial statement drafting, cash and investments, fixed assets, accrued expenses and prepaid expenses
  • Exercise professional judgment on engagements by providing proactive solutions and recommendations
  • Provide recommendations for improved and enhanced business efficiency to clients
  • Demonstrate leadership and provide guidance to other consultants
  • Proactively manage career – set goals and career plans with Managing Directors

Senior Consultant Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through interactions with client personnel
  • Understand engagement as it relates to client's business
  • Demonstrate knowledge in some areas of industry or functional specialty
  • Assume responsibility for components of engagements
  • Contribute to engagement planning and ensuring high quality of related products/deliverables for each
  • engagement
  • Deliver services that meet CBIZ ARC standards of excellence
  • Recognize and communicate opportunities to sell "add–on" work to client
  • Writing components of various reports/deliverables related to engagements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA/BBA/BS in Accounting, Finance or business related field required
  • US CPA is a plus
  • MBA/MS/MA degree is a plus
  • CFA, CIA, CISA, or CISSP certification is a plus
  • 3+ years related experience required
  • Knowledge of US GAAP is required
  • Knowledge of IFRS standards is a plus
  • Prior public accounting or consulting experience is preferred
  • Prior industry experience is a plus
  • Team leadership skills/experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred in Accounting, Taxation or related field preferred
  • 3 years of experience in public accounting or related field
  • 1 year supervisory experience preferred
  • CPA candidates preferred
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally
  • Proficient use of applicable technology
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs

 

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