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Senior Partner - Finance Transformation

Company: Eastward Search Partners Llc
Location: Chicago
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Eastward Partners has partnered with leading middle-market advisory firm to identify a Senior Leader to help build and oversee their Financial Accounting Advisory business.
Our client is renowned for its holistic, client driven approach. Recognized by Consulting Magazine as a rising star, they are tracking to double the size of their practice and revenue by 2025 and are investing in market leading talent to burgeon their existing leadership. The Office of the CFO practice plays a crucial role in ensuring clients can extract as much value out of their investments as possible, relying on its three key solutions: foundational finance, transactions and transformations and turnarounds.
You can expect to:

  • Manage the OCFO client service teams in designing and implementing holistic solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness in finance organizations
  • Improve decision-making, enable business partnering, and drive value
  • Collaborate with client, colleagues, other professionals, and other stakeholders to achieve engagement objectives
  • Develop and effectively manage project work plan(s)
  • Manage the development and presentation of reports, analyses, presentations, and other client deliverables
  • Participate in business development, marketing, recruiting, and practice development activities
  • Demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, quality, and integrity
    Ideally, you will have:
    • Undergraduate degree from a top academic institution; Masters degree or MBA preferred
    • Minimum of 15-20 years of prior work experience, ideally in financial management consulting and/or corporate finance role
    • Strong knowledge of core finance and accounting processes
    • General knowledge of financial ERP systems, BI technologies, and other finance performance management tools
    • Strong intellectual curiosity and problem-solving skills with the ability to synthesize complex unstructured information rapidly and develop insights and recommendations
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to define, influence, and drive change at executive levels and across the broader community of stakeholders
    • Expands relationships to highest level of client organization
    • Defines a compelling value proposition aligned with the clients challenges and needs
    • Grit, passion, perseverance - ability to adapt to complex, dynamic situations and work hard to follow through on commitments
    • Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel
      The opportunity for success in this role comes down to your ability to augment the existing practice through recruitment and business development activities. If you are an entrepreneurial, curious, and hungry professional, who is not afraid to roll your sleeves and get in the weeds, this position is a great opportunity.by Jobble

Keywords: Eastward Search Partners Llc, Chicago , Senior Partner - Finance Transformation, Accounting, Auditing , Chicago, Illinois

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