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Alvarez & Marsal Corporate Performance Improvement, LLC CFO Services - Director or Senior Director - Corporate Performance Improvement in New York, New York


Please note: this role is located in Seattle, Washington. Remote work is not an option for this role.

Alvarez & Marsal is searching for candidates with 8 years of finance and accounting experience to join our CFO Services team and deliver large, complex and transformational client work. A& M helps a company's CFO and key finance leaders re-imagine the finance function and identify methods to improve a company's back office, FP& A and reporting processes leveraging best practices, digital processes, org redesign and technology.

The ideal candidate will have experience and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Performing Finance and accounting current-state assessments leading to a future-state vision and strategy for the CFO organization
  • Finance and accounting process improvement including core finance functions (AP, AR, Credit, General Accounting, Payroll), cash forecasting, financial reporting, and FP& A
  • Finance technology strategy and roadmap
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and/or Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)
  • Financial system and integrator selection
  • Deployment of digital workforce leveraging AI, ML, and RPA
  • Rapid cost reduction
  • Liquidity and cash management
  • Organization design, improvement, finance and accounting function buildout
  • Shared services design and implementation
  • Business case development and management including benchmarking, KPI design and measurement
  • Ability to lead large-scale multi-year projects / project and change management

  • Develop client relationships at every level, look for new opportunities to assist, provide thought leadership, and be a true trusted advisor
  • Assist in the planning and execution project phases, and supervise others to ensure the following: coordination of work efforts with the client; completion of defined deliverables; adherence to project and budget milestones and timelines; communication of progress to all parties (internal and external)
  • Provide service excellence by identifying key issues and driving, measuring and reporting on results of engagements
  • Determine client needs using standard assessment techniques and tools with innovative approaches
  • Evaluate and validate analysis and develop recommendations for the client in the context of the overall engagement
  • Implement and oversee the quality of deliverables
  • Participate in the development and presentation of proposals for business development activities

  • 8-20 years of relevant consulting, finance transformation, or industry experience
  • Bachelor's degree in business administration, accounting, or finance; MBA a plus
  • Senior Directors must have the ability to originate new opportunities using personal network (net new or existing clients), and/or generate work from project expansion efforts within existing client including referring work to others across the firm
  • Prior consulting industry experience is strongly preferred
  • Digital experience a plus
  • Shared Services leadership or outsourcing advisory a plus
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills (MS Excel, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise critical thought
  • Comfortable with travel up to 80%
  • Ability to handle multiple, and often conflicting, priorities at one time

About CFO Services

Successful CFOs are expected to partner with and provide guidance to the Board, CEO and other executives in making critical decisions directly impacting the success of the business. Whether you need a seasoned leader to provide advisory or interim CFO services or support for critical finance transformation and performance improvement activities, A& M provides the leadership, action and results to meet today's CFOs' evolving needs.

A& M organizes to serve CFO's and finance executives under these core service offerings:
  • Finance Strategy
  • Finance Operations
  • Liquidity & Cash Management
  • Enterprise Planning & Reporting
  • Digital Finance Solutions

The salary range for Director is $150, 000 - $225, 000 annually and Senior Director is $175, 000 - $275, 000 annually, dependent on several variables including but not limited to education, experience, skills, and geography. In addition, A& M offers a discretionary bonus program which is based on a number of factors, including individual and firm performance. Please ask your recruiter for details.

Regular employees working 30 or more hours per week are also entitled to participate in Alvarez & Marsal Holdings' fringe benefits consisting of healthcare plans, flexible spending and savings accounts, life, AD& D, and disability coverages at rates determined from time to time as well as a 401(k) retirement plan. Provided the eligibility requirements are met, employees will also receive a discretionary contribution to their 401(k) from Alvarez & Marsal.

No phone calls or agencies please.


Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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