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Manager, CFO Services

Company: Alvarez & Marsal
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

PEPI - CFO Services - ManagerOVERVIEW:A&M CFO Services work with private equity held portfolio companies and provide our clients with solutions to preserve and generate value for their businesses. Our goal is to improve transparency to key drivers and business performance, to support increasing cash and EBITDA, and to provide benefits through hands-on involvement in our clients' operations. Our job is to support PE firms to ensure their portfolio companies have credible plans and the ability to execute and deliver financial outcomes.CFO Services Provides the following pillar of services:* Liquidity & Working Capital Optimization* Strategic Analytics & Planning* Performance Measurement & Management* Business Transformation* Auxiliary Services: Accounting RemediationPROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS:Data Collection, Validation and Analysis* Guide team members in information gathering approach and ensure all relevant sources of information are pursued* Guide and lead client interviews, ask inquisitive questions and understand different stakeholders' perspective* Identify knowledge gaps, guide the team to challenge status quo, validate, disprove and/or develop better assumptions* Identify key business challenges, accurately forecast liquidity needs, pinpoint financial/accounting process inefficiencies and assess the organization's design, roles and team* Ensure issues and opportunities are clearly and concisely presented* Understanding accounting and finance process flows and how information is consolidated into the general ledger, to ensure improvement and value creationProject Management and Implementation* Ability to own and complete a workstream based on the pillars of services CFO Services provides* Ensure that project approach, timeline and deliverables are logical, reasonable and accurate* Set and communicate client's expectation consistently* Employ actionable plans (e.g. create initiatives to optimize working capital, instill a liquidity focused culture, improve transparency in processes and organizations)* Identify risks and obstacles early on, create contingency plans and communicating timely with client* Ability to identify where the pillars of services CFO Services provides are not functioningLeadership* Leverage previous experience to guide and promote team to think innovatively* Recognize the current skill set of team members and maximize their level of contribution* Share knowledge and experience, provide coaching to teammatesFinancial Acumen* Ability to build and review various financial models, provide valuable financial analysis and evaluate accounting treatments* Ability to provide valuable insight and improvement initiatives to senior management and board membersACCREDITION/EXPERIENCE:* Graduate of accredited 4-year college / university with educational concentration in relevant areas (accounting, finance, economics) preferred but not required* 7-10 years of experience related to: Accounting / Finance, Financial Due Diligence, Restructuring, Investment Banking or Private Equity* Proficient financial models, data analytics programs, and presentation skills* CPA, CFA, or Master's Degree Preferred but not RequiredDiversity & InclusionA&M's entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work-guided by A&M's core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity-are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.Voluntary InclusionIt is Alvarez & Marsal's policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party RecruitersPlease note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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