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Independent Consultant - 1099
Title:Independent Consultant - 1099
Department:Client Services
CFO Alliance is a professional consulting firm with an executive-level team of business performance experts who are incredibly technical and refreshingly human. Our suite of services includes CFO Leadership, Outsourced Finance, and Accounting management, and Mergers &Acquisitions Support. We are currently hiring for an Independent Consultant (1099) to support our High Growth Entrepreneurial client base. 

The Independent Consultant serves as outsourced Accounting and Finance support for one or more clients. This role is an extension of the client’s Accounting and Finance team as well as the CFO Alliance team that supports the client’s needs. 

The perfect candidate has proven leadership experience and success in both FP&A as well as Accounting Operations.  At CFO Alliance, we create clients who are raving fans, so having the right fit from soft skills is just as if not more important than the technical skills.

A day in the life of an Independent Consultant is never the same. You will be:
  • Partnering with team members and leadership to meet client stakeholder needs
  • Functioning as a leader of an outsourced finance and accounting department- perform all accounting functions- budget, forecast, month end close, cash flow forecasting, AR, AP, collections etc. 
  • Recommend and implement process improvements by streamlining, automating, reconfiguring or recommending and implementing new software
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations
  • Partner with a variety of companies that are going through various stages: Start up, Growth, Scale, Sell, etc. 
  • Create client service plans, and participate in project team meetings
  • Utilize MS Excel, and a variety of software to complete accounting and finance duties
  • Travel to client sites to work side by side with the team 2-4 days per week
If you:
  • Are incredibly technical and refreshingly human
  • Adherence to Firm Standards Attention to Detail and Process  Personal Accountability and Commitment 
  • Effectively balance multiple competing priorities
  • Servant Mentality
  • Continuously evolves personal skills both technical and "soft," 
  • Creates lasting value for the firm and our clients through continuous improvement and process automation
  • Entrepreneurial Spirit 
  • Displays emotional intelligence
  • Empowers & holds others accountable
  • Effectively manage and diffuses conflict and reduces resistance 
  • Anticipates & defines needs (including unexpressed)
  • Builds consensus
  • Takes appropriate action in the face of ambiguity, Influences progress & catalyzes change 
  • Consistently displays courage by doing the harder thing
  • Requires little to no supervision 
  • Strategic, high-level thinking with a holistic view of the end to end process
APPLY Now!  Why wait?  CFO Alliance is waiting excitedly to learn more about you and how you can serve our clients in meaningful and significant ways.
Now for the fine print:
Requirements: Please apply if this is YOU!
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required; 
  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a mix of accounting and finance roles 
  • Public or private accounting/consulting experience 
  • Advanced Excel and modeling skills (pivots, lookups, complex formulas, and macro capability) 
  • Strong accounting & finance knowledge and experience (month/year-end close, general ledger, financial systems, financial reporting, consolidations, cash flow modeling, etc.)
  • The ability to work on a 1099 basis
Preferred: If you have these, a BIG plus for you and us!
  • Someone with a versatile mix of accounting and finance background, demonstrated ability to advance and a desire to continue growing long term, who wants to make an impact on more than one company
  • Multiple industry experience 
  • Private equity and/or mergers & acquisitions experience 
  • MBA or dual degree in finance, CPA, CMA, or other certifications
  • Part time candidates will be considered
So let’s get started, submit your application here …
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