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Lead Consultant, Accounting Advisory

Manhattan   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Management Consulting opportunity in Financial Services Advisory
  • CPA required. Great opportunity for Accountant transitioning to Advisory

About Our Client

Our client is a global Management Consulting firm focused on Financial Services Advisory. They are seeking Senior, Lead, and Manager-level Management Consultants with Accounting backgrounds to transition into a Business Advisory role.

Job Description


  • Help develop a new accounting advisory service offering to add to company's suite of advisory capabilities. As part of this, help identify top talent, establish strong relationships with target clients, and develop practice management processes.
  • Manage large scale accounting advisory engagements and provide clients with support in understanding and implementing new or complex accounting standards, such as financial instruments accounting, consolidation, acquisition accounting, fair value measurement, derivatives and hedging, revenue recognition, and leasing.
  • Provide transaction-related accounting and financial reporting support for capital markets transactions such as mergers and acquisitions, spin-offs, IPOs, and other complex capital raising transactions.
  • Identify and foster long-term relationships with new and existing target clients.
  • Help develop firm thoughtware on technical accounting and other financial reporting matters.
  • Help recruit, lead, and retain top technical accounting talent.

The Successful Applicant


  • Three to seven years of experience with a public accounting firm or equivalent industry experience.
  • Strong current knowledge in one or more of the following areas: US GAAP, IFRS, SEC reporting.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams of ten or more individuals with diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop lasting relationships with senior executives of leading organizations.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in financial services industry or insurance industry.
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in an appropriate field.
  • Licensed CPA.

What's on Offer

Competitive Base, Bonus and Benefits.