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Accounting/Finance Consultant

  • Location: Plano, 75024
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

Long term contract in Plano, TX for an Accounting/Finance Consultant. Reporting 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. The ideal candidate 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. The candidate will be flexible and be able to adapt to fast changing environments including executing Accounting operations as needed.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop Understanding
    • Understand core responsibilities of designated business areas within Accounting and Finance quickly become well-versed with their current processes, systems, data sources and controls.
  • Process Evaluation
    • 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.
  • Communication
    • Communicate recommendations/proposals to business leads and senior management.
    • Develop detailed project plans and timelines.
  • Execution
    • 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.
    • Detail oriented to ensure understanding of project goals are met and applied within assigned tasks.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree. 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.
  • 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.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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