A logical step for your professional evolution.

In the early stages of your career, there’s a certain level of excitement in being part of a Big 4 accounting firm. The depth of experience and knowledge you gain is also something you really can’t obtain anywhere else.

At CFGI, we continue to attract top-level professionals from Big 4 firms. These are people who are looking to redefine their career trajectories — in a way that aligns with their big-picture goals and lifestyle needs. They quickly appreciate our steady stream of challenging projects, a collegial environment where they can continually grow and evolve, and the opportunity to make more of an impact in their daily work.

The kind of people we look for.

The people we tend to hire have a number of important characteristics. Their persevering spirit is enhanced by a truly collaborative mindset. They are willing to go above and beyond on a daily basis for our valued clients. They take ownership in the integrity and success of each and every project.

In return, CFGI offers compensation packages that exceed the industry norm. We also strive to help our team members maintain a sensible work/life balance — which we feel is essential to reward and maximize the intensity and value of their efforts.

Take a look at our list of available positions, which is continually updated to address our firm’s evolving needs. If CFGI sounds like the right fit, please send your résumé and cover letter to careers@cfgi.com.


Senior Manager

Senior Manager-level financial consultants will work closely with ‘C-level’ management of Fortune 500, mid-cap and start-up companies.  CFGI Senior Managers lead project teams and interact with clients and their Big 4 auditors on all aspects of engagements, including: report writing, developing and managing relationships with client management, and business development.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting-CPA and/or MBA
  • 8+ years experience in public accounting and/or industry accounting/finance
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and ability to assimilate easily into teams
  • Strong technical skills and a working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting
  • Effective analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Entrepreneurial nature, self-motivated, ethical and dependable
  • High energy with commitment to quality client service

Manager

Manager-level financial consultants work closely with senior management of Fortune 500, mid-cap and start-up companies. CFGI Managers lead project teams and interact with clients and their Big 4 auditors on all aspects of engagements, including: report writing, developing and managing relationships with client management, and business development.

Ideal candidates will possess the following:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting – CPA and/or MBA combined with solid accounting experience will be considered in lieu of degree in Accounting
  • 5 to 8 years experience in public accounting and/or industry accounting/finance
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and ability to assimilate easily into teams
  • Strong technical skills and a working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting
  • Effective analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Entrepreneurial nature, self-motivated, ethical and dependable
  • High energy with commitment to quality client service

Consultant

Our consultants work as part of a team with other CFGI professionals, Big 4 auditors and client management on all facets of the engagements, including: analyzing financial information, interviewing client management, identifying key issues, report writing, participating in meetings and developing a strong relationship with client management.

Undergraduate degree in Accounting – CPA and/or MBA combined with solid accounting experience will be considered in lieu of a degree in Accounting

  • 2 to 5 years experience in public accounting and/or industry accounting/finance
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills, and ability to assimilate easily into teams
  • Strong technical skills and a working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SEC reporting
  • Effective analytical and critical thinking abilities
  • Entrepreneurial nature, self-motivated, ethical and dependable
  • High energy with commitment to quality client service

Tax Accounting and Compliance – Senior Associate

Position Summary:

The Sr. Associate of Tax Accounting and Compliance is a dynamic position that prepares and reviews global tax provision computations, tax compliance and special projects. A basic understanding of ASC 740, tax law, general accounting knowledge, and tax compliance is critical. This role has significant visibility to the partner in charge of Tax and will report to an experienced Manager of Tax Accounting and Compliance.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual income tax provisions including current and deferred tax analysis in accordance with ASC 740 for multiple clients under the direction of the Tax Director and Tax Partner.
  • Must be knowledgeable in tax accounting theory and tax compliance rules.
  • Prepare quarterly and yearly tax provision and tax return work-paper support.
  • Prepare stand-alone and consolidated federal and state “C-Corp” income tax returns using tax return software.
  • Assist with planning and other special projects.
  • Prepare quarterly and annual estimated payments and extension payments.
  • Work directly with clients on-site as part of an overall tax team.
  • Establish relationships with internal and external tax personnel
  • Support other team members.
  • Perform tax research on various federal, state and international tax issues and prepare memos as needed

Skills/Competencies:

  • Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written) and interpersonal skills; solid team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to be accountable for independently completing assignments.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel and corporate tax return preparation software; GoSystems/OneSource and/or CorpTax a plus.
  • Capable of collaborating and communicating with people of different technical backgrounds and roles
  • Must be self-confident, a self-starter and willing to work in a flexible and dynamic work environment.

Education/Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years’ overall experience in corporate and/or big-4 public accounting for large organizations.
  • Relevant college degree such as Bachelor’s degree in accounting.
  • Experience in big-4 public accounting firms.
  • Travel – own transportation required; be willing to travel to local client sites.

Tax Accounting and Compliance – Manager

Location: Boston MA or New York

Position Summary:

The Manager of Tax Accounting and Compliance is a challenging position that prepares and reviews global tax provision computations, tax compliance and special projects. An understanding of ASC 740, tax law, general accounting knowledge, and tax compliance is critical. This role has significant visibility to the partner in charge of Tax and will report to an experienced Tax Director of Tax Accounting and Compliance or directly to the Partner in Charge of Tax.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation and review of quarterly and annual income tax provisions including current and deferred tax analysis in accordance with ASC 740 for multiple clients under the direction of the tax director and Tax Partner.
  • Must be knowledgeable in tax accounting theory and tax compliance rules.
  • Prepare quarterly and yearly tax provision and tax return work-paper support.
  • Prepare stand-alone and consolidated federal and state “C-Corp” income tax returns using tax return software.
  • Assist with planning and other special projects.
  • Work directly with clients on-site as part of an overall tax team.
  • Establish relationships with internal and external tax personnel.
  • Have experience and continued interest in developing/mentoring junior team members.

Perform tax research on various federal, state and international tax issues and prepare tax memorandum

Skills / Competencies

  • Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral/written) and interpersonal skills; team player.
  • Demonstrated ability to be accountable for independently completing assignments.
  • Experienced with Microsoft Excel and corporate tax return preparation software; GoSystems/OneSource and/or CorpTax a plus.
  • Capable of collaborating and communicating with people of different technical backgrounds and roles

Must be self-confident, a self-starter and willing to work in a flexible and dynamic work environment.

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 4 years’ overall experience in corporate and/or Big-4 public accounting for large organizations.
  • Experience in big-4 public accounting firms.
  • Relevant college degree such as Bachelor’s degree in accounting. CPA preferred/MST desirable.
  • Travel – own transportation required; be willing to travel to local client sites.

Tax Accounting and Compliance – Director

Location: Boston MA or New York

Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Partner-in-Charge of Tax and will require an in-depth knowledge of corporate global and U.S. planning, tax accounting (“ASC 740”), and compliance. The individual in this position should have a proven record of building successful tax teams and working closely with executive and operational leadership both within CFGI and within the “C” Suite of executives that are part of CFGI’s client base.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Assist in the Review of quarterly and annual income tax provisions including current and deferred tax analysis in accordance with ASC 740 for multiple clients.
• Have a deep knowledge base in tax accounting theory and tax compliance rules.
• Review stand-alone and consolidated federal and state “C-Corp” income tax returns prepared by tax managers and other tax staff.
• Assist with planning and other special projects.
• Work directly with clients on-site as part of an overall tax team.
• Participate and actively contribute to new business development activities
• A track rack record of successful new business development experience a plus
• Establish relationships with internal and external tax personnel; support other team members.
• Experience and continued interest in developing and mentoring junior team members

Skills/Competencies:

• Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills (oral/written) and interpersonal skills; solid team player.
• Manage multiple engagements which include consulting, compliance, and tax planning services
• Experience managing income tax provision process and related footnote disclosures on an annual and quarterly basis. Has had exposure to valuation allowance issues, stock compensation, return-to-provision adjustments, tax account reconciliations, R&D tax credits, tax basis purchase accounting, IRC Section 382 limitations, elections and incentives available to start-up and large “C” Corporations, exposure to the reporting requirements of APB 23.
• Analysis and maintenance of inventory of uncertain tax positions, ASC – 740 – 10
• Assist with the coordination of U.S. Federal, state and foreign income tax return filings.
• Have knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) standards and internal controls.
• Supervise, motivate, and train junior level team members.

Education/Experience Requirements:

• Minimum of 10+ years of broad-based, relevant public accounting/or corporate tax experience with significant U.S. GAAP accounting skills.
• Experience in big-4 public accounting firms.
• Have leadership skills demonstrating the ability to interact effectively with external senior executives for CFGI clients and internal CFGI professionals.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
• Master’s in Taxation/or CPA is preferred


Director – Tax Credits and Accounting Methods

Location: Boston, MA

Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Partner-in-Charge of Tax and will require an in-depth knowledge of Research and Development, plus various other Tax Credits and Incentives.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Research and Development project oversight and management
• Manage a team of professionals to complete R&D credit studies and related activities
• Play an active role in new business development, including the identification of available R&D projects within CFGI’s large existing client base.
• Develop and sustain excellent client relationships
• Assist other project managers with the delivery of engagements
• Have excellent research and writing skills with regards to technical issues
• Provide quality assurance on R&D projects, engagement review and Exam Support where needed.
• Experience and continued interest in developing and mentoring junior team members

Skills/Competencies:

• Detail oriented; strong research and analytical skills.
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.
• Demonstrated ability to be accountable for independently completing assignments.
• Must be self-confident, a self-starter and willing to work in a flexible and dynamic work environment.

Education/Experience Requirements:

• Minimum of 8+ years of broad based, relevant public accounting/or corporate tax experience with significant exposure to Research and Development projects and activities.
• Experience in big-4 public accounting firms.
• Consult with client service team to design and communicate innovative planning ideas for clients.
• Have leadership skills demonstrating the ability to interact effectively with external senior executives for CFGI clients and internal CFGI professionals.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
• Master’s in Taxation/or CPA/Attorney is preferred


State Tax – Director

Location: Boston, MA or New York

Position Summary:

This position reports directly to the Partner-in-Charge of Tax and will require an in-depth knowledge of corporate state income tax, indirect taxes and state compliance. The individual in this position should have a proven record of building successful tax teams, and working closely with executive and operational leadership both within CFGI and within the “C” Suite of executives that are part of CFGI’s client base.

Principal Responsibilities:

• Review stand-alone and consolidated state “C-Corp” income tax returns prepared by tax managers and other tax staff.
• Assist with planning and other special projects.
• Establish relationships with internal and external tax personnel; support other CFGI team members.
• Experience and interest in developing and mentoring junior team members.

Skills/Competencies:

• A track rack record of successful business development experience a plus
• Knowledge of evaluation process and enhancement of client’s Indirect tax processes and/or systems
• Possess an in-depth knowledge of state and local tax sales and use tax laws and regulations
• Experience with planning, restructuring, audit defense, reverse audits and controversy work
• Experience with Sales Tax software applications such as Avalara and Vertex.
• Ability to conduct tax research related to consolidated/unitary filing requirements, apportionment methodologies, and various multi-state issues.
• Ability to multi-task and work under deadlines.
• Excellent communication skills (oral/written) and interpersonal skills;
• Demonstrated ability to be accountable for independently completing assignments.

Education/Experience Requirements:

• Minimum of 8+ years of broad based, relevant public accounting/or corporate tax experience.
• Experience in big-4 public accounting firms.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or a related field
• Master’s in Taxation/or CPA/Member of the Bar
• Travel – own transportation required; be willing to travel to local client sites