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Robert Half International Chicago Business Performance Improvement - Financial Reporting, Remediation Compliance Associate Director 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.

Are you inspired to lead, learn, grow, and make a difference?

You've come to the right place!

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Chicago Business Performance Improvement - Financial Reporting, Remediation Compliance Associate Director

LOCATION

CHICAGO

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Are You Ready to Live Protiviti?

The Protiviti Career provides opportunity to learn, inspire and advance within a collaborative and diverse company culture.  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.

That's Living Protiviti.

We strive to recruit and hire the best talent, and it does not stop there. Once you join us, we promise to help you bring your career to life through exceptional work experiences, a culture passionate about learning and development, and a dedication to what matters to you.

Are you inspired to make a difference?

Then you have come to the right place.

Where We Need You:

The Chicago office is seeking an Associate Director to join our growing team.

What You Can Expect:

Associate Directors take the lead role in strengthening our relationships with key clients and provide seamless guidance in the completion of these engagements. Associate Directors have a solid understanding of their client’s business and demonstrate technical competence in their solution and industry. Associate Directors have the opportunity to develop new projects at loyal clients and also help identify new developing clients. Associate Directors are responsible for the success of all client related work within their portfolio, and manage the success of these engagements. Associate Directors develop lasting relationships within the business community, and are respected for their areas of expertise.

What Will Help You Be Successful:

  • You are passionate about building trusted relationships with C-level executives and providing superior service that is used as a reference in obtaining additional work.

  • You take the lead role in maintaining primary contact with significant clients while managing their expectations, project scope and the related operational matters.

  • You enjoy participating in engagement sales opportunities and consistently develop work at existing clients.

  • You have an interest in converting client business challenges into additional sales opportunities.

  • You enjoy discovering new opportunities with current and potential clients and through thought leadership, proposal writing and client interactions.

  • You design and develop thought leadership materials to be shared with your colleagues and your network.

  • You promote Protiviti’s mission, vision and values and encourage collaboration across your teams to ensure effective execution.

  • You have an inherent interest in project management and team leadership. You seek new ways to create extraordinary development opportunities and ways for your team to make an impact on our clients and communities.

Do Your Talents Include the Following?

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

  • Experience in evaluating existing business processes, recommending enhancements, and implementing changes

  • Assisting clients manage change through implementation of proposed recommendations

  • Leading significant client checkpoint meetings relative to project progress

  • Experience leading transformational accounting projects a plus

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

  • Experience participating in or leading business development opportunities

  • Knowledge of finance strategy development and processes improvement: order-to-cash, procure-to-pay and record-to-report

  • Strong understanding of shared services and global business services design and implementation

  • Experience in robotic process automation and intelligent automation, outsourcing and offshoring advisory, financial planning and analysis (FP&A), financial close, consolidation and reporting

  • Skilled in accounting transitions (e.g. lease accounting, revenue recognition, etc.), reconciliation and restatement support.

  • Superior supervisory experience of teams including performance appraisal, mentoring / coaching, oversight and review of work, coordination across teams, and understanding how to motivate.

Your Educational and Professional Qualifications:

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

  • 10+ years of experience leading teams within a consulting environment in one or more of: finance operating model design, performance management, shared services design and implementation, outsourcing advisory, and ERP implementation

  • Professional Certifications such as CPA 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.

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

JOB LOCATION

IL PRO CHICAGO

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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