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Robert Half International Chicago Business Performance Improvement (Finance & Performance Management) Senior Manager in CHICAGO, Illinois

At Protiviti, you make a positive impact on our clients, the company, and your community. We hire creative, curious people who like learning and growing every day. We fuel your curiosity with challenging work, talented colleagues and innovative learning resources. At every level of our team, we build leaders who have the ability to influence and achieve. We value inclusion and encourage you to bring your whole self to work – all of your talents, passions, and priorities… all of the things that make you who you are.

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Chicago Business Performance Improvement (Finance & Performance Management) Senior Manager






Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Through our network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries, we have served more than 35 percent of FORTUNER 1000 and Global 500 companies. We also work with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies.

Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Founded in

1948, Robert Half International is a member of the S&P 500 index.

What we offer:

At Protiviti, we believe that a career means more than just working, providing deliverables, and being compensated for your efforts. The Protiviti Career is about opportunities to learn every day, inspire change, and be your best. We hire curious people for whom learning is an everyday activity. We fuel your curiosity with challenging work, talented colleagues and creative learning resources. At every level, we champion leaders who influence and achieve results. We encourage you to “bring your whole self to work” – all of your motivations, passions, priorities and commitments – as these things bring us closer to exceptional.

Where We Need You: (Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Seattle)

The Chicago Office (including other US markets such as LA, Minneapolis and Seattle) is seeking a Senior Manager to join our growing team.

What You Can Expect:

As part of our Business Performance Improvement (BPI) practice, we are looking for Finance Performance Improvement Senior Managers to support our clients with their transformational projects. This role will have a heavy emphasis on leading our Managed Business Services delivery model, developed to help clients plan for the unexpected as they keep up with today’s evolving business landscape. The role will require working directly with our parent company Robert Half to build and lead flexible teams comprised of both consulting and staff augmentation resources to support our clients as they embark on transforming the finance and accounting function.

Whether it’s helping stand up a new functional area or supporting a major transformation of an existing accounting function, Managed Business Services will provide you with exceptional experience helping companies improve their processes, reduce cost, increase efficiency while also managing talent. You will be working with large and small multi-national clients across multiple industries.

Do You Possess the Following?

  • Deep understanding of core finance and accounting operations as it related to the following cycles - Record to Report, Procure to Pay, Quote to Cash, Inventory, etc.

  • Experience leading or supporting finance/accounting transformational projects in any of the following areas:

  • Accounting department transformation

  • Financial planning and analysis (FP&A) transformation

  • Shared services / global business services transformation – design, implementation, staffing, operating

  • Strategy development or target operating model design

  • Accounting / finance talent management assessment, design and improvement

  • Financial close, consolidation and reporting transformation

  • Cost management and profitability analysis

  • Knowledge of current accounting (GAAP) and auditing (GAAS) principles.

  • Understanding of internal controls and internal audit processes and objectives.

  • Knowledge of automation strategies to help clients realize process improvements opportunities.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills, including documentation of findings and recommendations.

  • Leading and supporting sales and business development activities including strong ability to build and sustain a network of business relationships.

  • Experience interacting with executive level management.

  • Having direct supervisory responsibility of and providing feedback to Contractor Resources through Robert Half as well as our own Consultants, Senior Consultants, and Managers.

  • Managing multiple client projects simultaneously, while also working on several internal initiatives and proposal opportunities.

  • Taking a leadership role in identifying and recruiting the future employees of Protiviti.

  • Exhibiting solid ethical behavior.

What Will Help You Be Successful:

  • A clear understanding of the Managed Business Services strategy, scope and articulation of the solution.

  • Supporting Managed Business Services performance and revenue goals or targets.

  • Partnering closely with Protiviti global leaders to promote Managed Business Services in local markets.

  • Working collaboratively and successfully with all Protiviti solutions and Robert Half colleagues.

  • Leading the development and execution of successful Managed Business Services projects, strategies independently and in collaborative environments.

  • Bringing prior business process improvement experiences to provide recommendations to clients with critical improvements as part Managed Business Services projects.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially around breaking down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships.

Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Audit or Business Related Field).

  • 7+ years working in internal/external audit, consulting, assurance services, or related field, either in professional services or industry.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications with specific emphasis on Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Secondary emphasis on Visio and Access.

  • Professional Certification such as CPA, CIA, PMP or similar strongly preferred.

Do You Love Exploring New Places?

We travel throughout the month frequently based upon client requests/commitments. Travel may include suburban, regional, or out of state locations.

—At Protiviti we are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer—

Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.

For all US & Canada Postings: You may submit your application materials online or call 1.888.556.7420 for additional ways to apply. Protiviti is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/Disability/Veteran For positions located in San Francisco, CA: Protiviti will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. For positions located in Los Angeles, CA: Robert Half will consider for employment qualified Applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.



Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and our independently owned Member Firms provide consulting solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk and internal audit to our clients through our network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries. For the third consecutive year, Protiviti was named to the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work® for list.

We have served more than 60 percent of Fortune 1000® and 35 percent of Fortune Global 500® companies. We also work with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies. Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half is a member of the S&P 500 index.

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