Director - Accounting Advisory (BOS)

CrossCountry Consulting

Position Overview

We are currently seeking a Director to develop and grow the Accounting Advisory practice in the Boston market. In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide various accounting advisory services including assistance with initial public offerings, advising on complex accounting policies in all areas of US GAAP and/or IFRS, restatement assistance, financial reporting, complex transactions, internal control programs and addressing the need for continuous improvement and optimization of the finance and accounting functions. If you enjoy providing advisory expertise to local clients, this is a unique opportunity to become part of our collaborative, energetic and entrepreneurial team at CrossCountry Consulting

Primary Objectives

Client Delivery: Lead the development and delivery of services in the following areas:

  • Assist with complex transactions, technical accounting standard and policy implementations, financial reporting, and operational accounting
  • Conduct IPO-readiness assessments and assist clients in preparation for going public (S-1)
  • Advise on complex accounting policy in all areas of US GAAP and/or IFRS, including consolidation (analyzing VIEs and determining Primary Beneficiaries), derivatives, revenue recognition, lease accounting, business combinations, impairment, troubled debt structuring, bad debt and loan loss methodologies, foreign currency accounting, and others
  • Transformation of finance and/or accounting functions to include: accounting process improvements, operational process improvements, integration support, target op model decision and RBA/Data Analytics

Practice Leadership: Serve as a key leader in the Accounting Advisory practice by:

  • Managing client accounts, projects, and engagements, including: work plans, staffing, deadlines, fee negotiations and budgets throughout all lifecycle phases, to include strategy, goal-setting, deliverables, and maintaining an integrated project plan
  • Developing and managing client relationships by understanding their business, listening to their needs, and ensuring responsive service and exceptional quality
  • Managing teams and individuals by tracking and directing performance against objectives, creating an atmosphere of trust and collaboration, modeling leadership behaviors and encouraging continuous improvement and innovation
  • Developing timely resolutions to issues, risks, and project team conflicts
  • Generating new and add-on business opportunities, developing delivery methodologies and new service offerings, and coaching and developing team members
  • Providing input on strategic direction

. Recruiting and cultivating talent

Ideal Skills and Qualifications

  • 12+ years of related management consulting experience or a combination of consulting and industry experience
  • In depth knowledge of accounting standards (US GAAP and/or IFRS) and the ability to advise/research complex technical accounting and transaction issues
  • Big Four or equivalent consulting experience. This background is a critical differentiator among interested candidates.
  • Business acumen with a strong understanding of accounting and business processes
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to foster an environment of collaboration and excellence
  • Consistent success in building and developing strong client relationships
  • Ability to work with client management and stakeholders to achieve successful project outcomes
  • Mentorship and people development capabilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including comfort with executive audiences
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to think from a “big picture” perspective
  • Creativity, confidence, and flexibility
  • High energy, enthusiasm and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Great sense of humor!
  • Certifications Desired
  • CPA or CA



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 to race, 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.

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