Managing Director (CFGI, LLC; New York, New York): The Managing Director will effectively solve complex accounting/technical issues and clearly communicate solutions with little to no involvement of Partner. Will act as a subject matter expert in more than one area; will be proficient at leverage accounting standards and guidance to further technical capabilities. Will hold trainings, support enhancements to firm training initiatives, and continue to expand technical/critical abilities. The Managing Director will take responsibility for all aspects of engagement/project deliverables and manage a portfolio of client projects; own client delivery and overall client relationships and is viewed as engagement leader by client; and consistently communicate issues to clients and provide solutions that are well-thought and clearly articulated. Will consistently delivers outstanding written communication, continue to drive billable hours and exceptional client service; ensure Senior Managers, Manager, and Consultants are fully staffed and utilized. Will comply with timesheet submissions and other policies; drive compliance across the team and take full responsibility for invoicing and collections. In addition, the Managing Director will mentor all CFGI professionals and encourage professional growth across the company; will lead by example by taking ownership of team mistakes, celebrating team successes, demonstrating strong morals, and acting as a model of work ethic and will drive overall firm growth and development by establishing and leading firm initiatives wherever possible. The Managing Director will also be responsible for generating leads for business development; proactively soliciting and winning new clients. Will maintain a full network of decision-makers and key referral sources and look to enhance and leverage these relationships by participating in firm initiatives around business development. Will identify and scope new opportunities at existing clients; actively maintain and update companies in professional network; and participate in the recruiting process by seeking opportunities to interview Manager and Consultant candidates as well as seeking opportunities to refer candidates to CFGI. Will be expected to be active in the community (board activities, etc.) and burnish the firm’s brand externally; drive the office or practice’s strategic direction; and be involved in initiatives and improvements. Interational and domestic travel required 20% of the time.
Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Commerce plus 10 years of experience in Accounting. (Employer will accept a 3-year foreign degree as equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree.) Alternatively, will accept a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or Commerce plus 8 years of experience in Accounting.
Must have: Professional experience with US GAAP and SEC reporting regulations and Excel; international accounting experience;experience with Big 4 accounting firm; and a mastery of mentoring, speaking, presenting, training, and writing skills.
Apply online at: http://www.cfgi.com/careers/. Ref: 00033806. An EOE.