Senior Director, Transaction Operations Advisory (Office of the CFO)

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Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth. Ankura_Office_Of_The_CFO_Role_Overview The Office of the CFO Senior Director role is an experienced senior level position that leads and manages client engagement team(s) through finance-led transformations. Primary_Focus * Finance and accounting operations * Financial planning & analysis * Finance organizational structure alignment * Risk management and governance * Transaction preparation and execution * Balance sheet and cash flow optimization * EBITDA improvement * Business performance management and analytics * Finance strategy, operating model, and business partnership * Finance technology * Interim management Primary_Responsibilities * Manage the OCFO client service teams in designing and implementing holistic solutions to increase efficiency and effectiveness in finance organizations * Improve decision-making, enable business partnering, and drive value * Collaborate with client, colleagues, other professionals, and other stakeholders to achieve engagement objectives * Develop and effectively manage project work plan(s) * Manage the development and presentation of reports, analyses, presentations, and other client deliverables * Participate in business development, marketing, recruiting, and practice development activities * Demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, quality, and integrity Requirements * Undergraduate degree from a top academic institution; Master s degree or MBA preferred * Minimum of 7 years of prior work experience, ideally in financial management consulting and/or corporate finance role * Expertise in financial modeling and analysis * Strong knowledge of core finance and accounting processes * General knowledge of financial ERP systems, BI technologies, and other finance performance management tools * Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint * Strong intellectual curiosity and problem-solving skills with the ability to synthesize complex unstructured information rapidly and develop insights and recommendations * Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to define, influence, and drive change at executive levels and across the broader community of stakeholders * Grit, passion, perseverance - ability to adapt to complex, dynamic situations and work hard to follow through on commitments * Ability and willingness to undertake extensive travel * Willingness to work at times, long hours during the week and on weekends due to client demands may be necessary * Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S., without company sponsorship Preferred expertise in one of more of the following areas: Accounting: Certified Public Accountant (or equivalent); technical/GAAP accounting expertise Finance: FP&A experience; treasury experience; certification in FP&A, CTP, or CFA Project Management / Process Improvement: certification in PMP, Six Sigma, or related areas Technical expertise (one or more) in * SQL, Python, VBA or other coding languages * Tableau or other data visualization tools * Financial ERP (e.g. Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft, NetSuite) * EPM (e.g. Hyperion, Cognos) * Corporate performance management tools (e.g. Host Analytics, Blackline) Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status. Show moreShow less
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