Senior Consultant, Finance & Administration at Vista Consulting Group

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Vista Consulting Group (VCG) is the dedicatedconsulting partner of Vista Equity Partners (www.vistaequitypartners.com), aleading global technology investor with over $46 billion in cumulative capitalcommitments. Our team of subject matter experts and consultants partner withmarket-leading software and technology companies to achieve lasting results byinvesting in the people, knowledge, and connections that have been proven tostrengthen their success. Our insights from hundreds of software investmentsover nearly two decades create a deep and differentiated understanding of how asoftware company thrives. We work alongside management teams to developexceptional talent, capture and enhance the knowledge of our companies, andcultivate meaningful relationships across our executive network. VCG isintegral to Vista's investment philosophy and vision, offering management teamsexpertise, focus, and discipline to achieve their goals and advance theiroperational and growth strategies. Explore current and past Vista companieshere: https://www.vistaequitypartners.com/companies/

 

Why Vista Consulting Group?

Vista's family of companies collectively represent thefourth-largest enterprise software company in the world. We invest in our people,with a relentless focus on talent. At VCG, you will have the opportunity towork with some of the world's most thoughtful, curious, and talented softwareexecutives, including several CEOs named among 2018's top 50 SaaS CEOs: https://thesaasreport.com/the-saas-reports-top-50-saas-ceos-of-2018/

 

Your role within VCG will strengthen your existing skills,grow and widen your capabilities, and offer you an unparalleled path forpersonal development and career growth. Do you aim to be the best in yourfield? Do you enjoy partnering with talented executives and collaborating onchallenging business opportunities? Are you curious about how to make greatbusinesses even better? Are you motivated by seeing others succeed? Join us.

 

What's Different About Vista?

Vista invests in the long-term, sustainable success of ourportfolio companies, with the industry's largest dedicated consulting team.Today, Vista's consulting practice has a dedicated staff of over 130 employees,whose sole focus is advancing and partnering with our companies to help leadersand teams within Vista businesses implement proven best practices, sharpenskills, broaden their networks, and continually innovate in their markets.Because Vista only invests in enterprise software, data, and tech-enabledcompanies, we are in a unique position to scale our approach across theportfolio and to accelerate the growth of both our investments and our peopleacross our global ecosystem of innovation.

 

JobDescription: 

Weare hiring a Senior Consultant, responsible for overseeing the implementationof new accounting systems, advising portfolio companies on best businesspractices, assisting with process improvement and providing staff augmentationwhen necessary. In this role the Senior Consultant will partner with other VCGpractices and third-party service providers to support the finance andaccounting organizations within Vista companies.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the accounting system implementation component of a full business application transformation plan from project kick-off through post go-live stabilization
  • Gather and analyze business requirements and critical data elements across the entire finance and accounting function
  • Serve as an expert in accounting system configuration, integration with third-party solutions, and guiding configuration decisions to align to system capabilities, Vista Best Practices and the needs of the business
  • Develop and deliver training to users on critical business systems and processes
  • Review finance and accounting processes, deliver recommendations for process improvements and assist Vista companies with the implementation of such recommendations
  • Partner with Vista companies to ensure a proper month-end close and timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Interact effectively with client executives, vendors and third-party providers
  • Facilitate networking opportunities between portfolio companies to enhance best practice sharing
  • Lead and/or participate in internal initiatives to improve VCG tools, processes, quality and results

Skills &Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field
  • CPA, MPA, MBA or equivalent certification a plus
  • At least 2 years of experience administering and/or implementing an ERP application such as NetSuite, Oracle, or Intacct
  • Excellent understanding of Finance and Accounting processes, including but not limited to order to cash, procure to pay, general ledger, payroll, expense reporting, revenue recognition, budgeting, forecasting and month-end close
  • Direct experience in creating business change using enabling technologies
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, while facing tight timelines
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills and proficiency in working with different systems to retrieve and analyze data
  • Ability to travel 2-4 nights per week on a consistent basis, with longer and/or weekend travel required at critical periods
  • Austin, TX or Chicago, IL locations preferred; will consider remote candidates

 

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