Accounting & Finance Positions
The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) will directly manage the financial activities of the corporation which includes preparing financial reports, forecasting, planning and taxes. This role reports to Presidents of firms. The financial executive must have extensive experience in leading and developing infrastructures that support and position companies for rapid growth and transition. Multi-discipline experience in: mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital markets, corporate tax, financial planning & analysis (FP&A), operations, and business intelligence/data strategy, accounting, treasury, and tax(es). Results-oriented with a track record of building high performing teams and streamlining processes and expenses through a strategic and hands-on approach. Exceptional leadership, problem solving, analytical and communication skills.
A Controller directs the preparation of financial reports that summarize and forecast the organization’s financial position, such as income statements, balance sheets, and analyses of future earnings or expenses. Controllers are also in charge of preparing special reports required by governmental agencies that regulate businesses. Often, controllers oversee the accounting, audit, and budget departments.
As the Financial Manager, you will be responsible for the financial health of an organization. You should have effective leadership abilities and great communication and problem solving skills. You will produce financial reports, direct investment activities, and develop strategies and plans for the long-term financial goals of the organization. Financial managers work in many places, including banks and insurance companies, so interpersonal skills are a must.
As a management consultant, you would work with company leadership to assess the firms identify problems, gather information and implement solutions. Management consultants frequently work in teams, and most work for consulting firms rather than being on the payroll of the company they are analyzing. Management consultants often work at the client site without their superiors and must be self-motivated, organized and analytical.
Financial Analysts are responsible for financial planning, analysis and projection for companies and corporations. In this role, you would forecast future revenues and expenditures to establish cost structures and determine capital budgeting for projects. When you seek to align clients with financial analysts, the firm looks for professionals, who are strategic thinkers, have great presentation skills, have an ability to influence and persuade and have excellent time management and organizational abilities. Senior-level financial analysts work with CFOs and other executive-level team members to set company-wide investment direction and policies.
A Financial Adviser is a professional, who provides financial services to clients based on their financial situation. In addition to understanding business and finance, you would need strong analytical and people skills. Advisors need to be able to read data and recognize and anticipate market trends in order to be of the most value to their clients.
An Account Manager is generally the business representative with whom the client has the most one-on-one interaction. This professional oversees the daily, routine tasks involved in addressing the customer’s needs and concerns and maintaining their account activities. Good communication, leadership and time management skills are essential for you to be an accounting manager.
As a Financial Auditor, you will review a company’s financial statements, documents, data and accounting entries. Financial auditors gather information from a company’s financial reporting systems, account balances, cash flow statements, income statements, balance sheets, tax returns and internal control systems. As a financial auditor, you will need to be self-motivated, determined and confident. Financial auditors pay meticulous attention to detail, a strong aptitude for math and excellent problem solving skills.
A Tax Accountant’s responsibilities include filing various local, state and federal tax returns. As such, you would also keep up to date with current tax procedures and developments, as well as assist companies during internal audit processes. This involves reviewing financial statuses and operating procedures to ensure that businesses adhere to corporate procedures. Corporate tax accountants analyze a company’s structure and determine a budget accordingly. They get to make critical decisions as part of a corporate management team.
The Senior Tax accountant you play a managerial role where you would oversee the activities of junior tax accountants. In this position, you would supervise the preparation of tax returns, reviews, audits and compilations and reviews the tax and audit tasks performed by junior staff in order to ensure accuracy and completion. Senior tax accountants must also demonstrate exceptional communication skills that will facilitate communication in this extensively collaborative role. In the execution of this function, the senior tax accountant works with numerous internal and external personnel to get the job done.
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