Finance and Accounting Consultant

  • 40 Rector St, New York, NY 10006, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sia Partners is a leading global strategic and operational management consultancy and a pioneer of Consulting 4.0 with over 1,300 consultants spread out across 23 offices globally.  Sia Partners operates within twelve industry sectors, including: Financial Services, Insurance, Energy, Healthcare, Government, Manufacturing and Telecommunications & Media, among others.  Our innovative approach has led us to welcome disruption through AI and invest deeper into our Data Science field and automation capabilities.  Sia Partners US is the coordinating entity for the Americas engaged primarily by major Financial Services, Technology and Energy clients operating in New York, Charlotte, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Houston, Seattle, Baltimore, Toronto and Montreal, Canada. 

Sia Partners champions high-quality customized client service through its experienced consultants and subject matter experts playing hands-on roles. Our range of services in North America includes project management and business analysis specializing in long-term Strategic and short-term Tactical Advisory Services, Automation through RPA & AI, Regulatory & Compliance, Energy, Finance, Accounting, Operational & Market Risk Management and Governance & Control Environments. 

Job Description

Sia Partners is searching for consulting talents to help deliver superb services to our client finance functions. Successful candidates are those who are able to help our clients review, control and transform finance functions.

  • The range of attributes related to finance and accounting ideally include:
  • Knowledgeable about accounting principles and practices,
  • Experience working with accounting systems (e.g. QuickBooks)
  • Familiar with banking and /or broker dealer activities / products,
  • Has analyzed processes and the flow of transactions and ultimate capture in general ledgers and ultimately financial statements,
  • An understanding of controls required to help ensure accuracy of financial information,
  • Has knowledge of valuation / pricing practices of assets and liabilities
  • Recognizes ways to enhance finance systems and processes
  • Able to write comprehensive finance policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of regulatory reporting
  • Understands enterprise risk and a Finance function’s role in mitigating risk
  • Can help transform process and procedures to better end states
  • Level & title is determined on experience

Travel:  Client are mostly Financial Institutions based in NYC or Jersey City. Limited travel required - If interested in travel and opportunities one can express interest in travel.

Qualifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required (Master’s preferred)
  • 4+ years’ experience, ideally in public accounting with financial services focus, and / or experience working in accounting / finance for a financial services entity
  • Dedicated to providing exceptional customer service to clients (whether internal or external)
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  •  High attention to detail and accuracy
  • High overall work performance standards
  • An impressive level of ambition and drive
  • Assumes full responsibility for tasks and project work

Additional Information

Location 

  •  NYC office

Travel

  • Limited to no travel.
  • Projects are mostly based in NYC, JC and CT.
  • If interested in travel and opportunities, if a project comes up on can express interest in travel.

EEO Guidelines

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
  • Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. At Sia Partners, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
  • Please no calls, emails or additional contact for inquiry. Our HR team will be in contact with you if we need additional information or wish to schedule a phone or personal interview with you.
  • Please no calls, emails or additional contact for inquiry. Our HR team will be in contact with you if we need additional information or wish to schedule a phone or personal interview with you. 
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