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Accounting Consultant

  • Location: Plano, TX, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific 12+ months contract in Plano, TX for an Accounting Consultant. Will report to the Manager, Accounting & Finance (A&F), the Accounting Consultant – FAST (Finance & Accounting Support and Transformation) works with multiple departments, to support transformation of Accounting and Finance operations of the company. Will be a generalist, fast learner and go-getter, able to apply analytical mind-set to study business processes, recommend efficiency improvements and drive every aspect of the recommended solution from requirements gathering, project management, data analysis, data sourcing, testing, documentation and training of end users along with presentation to business team leads.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Understand core responsibilities of designated business areas within Accounting and Finance.
  • Quickly become well-versed with their current processes, systems, data sources and controls.
  • Analyze existing processes.
  • Identify opportunities for process transformation around increased efficiencies and risk mitigation.
  • Design solutions that fit the company’s long-term strategic objectives, planning short-term interim solutions, as needed.
  • Communicate recommendations/proposals to business leads and senior management.
  • Develop detailed project plans and timelines.
  • Collaborate with business leads to develop strategic roadmaps with an emphasis on expectations and clarity in the solutions being presented.
  • Own end to end implementation including project management, process redesign, technical design and tool, development, testing and training of end users maintaining detailed documentation at all phases.
  • Take ownership and execute assigned Accounting Operations, as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics preferred. Other majors will be considered if work experience is in Accounting/Finance.
  • 2+ years of work experience including applying advanced technical skills.
  • Strong analytical mind set with a record of evaluating complex processes and solid understanding of data lineage and governance.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Power Apps such as Power Query/Power BI, Forms.
  • Experience in applying automation tools such as Power Automate or UiPath a plus
  • Experience using SQL to query a database.
  • Coding experience a plus.
  • VBA is a plus
If this is a good fit, Apply now!