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Management Advisory Services Director

at BDO Seidman, LLP

Posted: 7/23/2019
Job Reference #: 595945

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BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Management & Technology Advisory Services (MTAS) Director is responsible for planning, managing, executing and leading a team of Staff in technology consulting related engagements, including ERP Integration; Software Selection/Implementation; Business Process Improvement; Technology Operations; IT Strategy; IT Infrastructure assessment, selection, design and implementation; Technology Compliance (e.g., HITRUST, NIST, ISO) assessment, remediation and certification; in addition to Business Transformation and Operational Excellence efforts.

In this role, the MTAS Director is charged with managing teams of professionals through all potential project stages of diagnostic, planning, solution design and solution delivery to include managing engagement economics, accurate status reporting, quality control and legal risks to the Firm. The MTAS Director is responsible for ensuring exceptional client service and high quality engagement deliverables. The MTAS Director is also responsible for developing new business with existing clients and prospects of the Firm, including the identification of target companies. The MTAS Director is responsible for managing all aspects of client pursuits and advice to the practice leadership, professional development, thought leadership and business development including all phases of the client proposal process. The MTAS Director is responsible for all aspects of practice administration including time entry, client contract administration, billings, collections and adjustments to engagement realization when needed. The MTAS Director is also expected to spend a significant amount of time marketing and networking for new business, including identifying, pursuing and leading new business proposals. In addition, the MTAS Director will work with Practice Leaders to help build and expand services related to core market offerings of the practice.

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Management Advisory Services Director



- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business, Accounting, Finance or other relevant field or at least 7-10 years of Management Technology Advisory Services experience required
- MBA or other relevant advanced degree preferred

- A minimum of ten (10) years of experience within an internal or external consulting capacity, with a consulting firm, public accounting firm or Fortune 1000 company performing Management Consulting and Change Management as a Finance Operations, Merger and Acquisitions, Operations or Information Technology Subject Matter Expert required
- Prior experience working within a national consulting organization preferred
- Prior significant supervisory experience required
- Prior experience performing process reviews, systems reviews and reviews of application effectiveness preferred
- Prior experience assessing, selecting, designing and implementing technical solutions preferred
- Prior experience with project management, change management, stakeholder management, gap analysis, process design, workflow analysis, organization design and development, lean concepts, documentation and testing of new business capabilities and tools, business cases and identification and reporting of opportunities required
- Prior experience in client marketing and successfully managing multiple client pursuits and proposal efforts preferred

- PMP, CPA, ITIL, ISO 27001, HITRUST CCSF or TOGAF certification preferred

- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint preferred
- Proficiency MS Visio for Process Analysis preferred
- Familiarity with various common middle market ERP solutions and/or familiarity of software development methodologies and/or experience working with architecture frameworks preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to review work product developed by others
- Willingness to go above and beyond to provide superior work product while meeting engagement deadlines -- Superior analytical skills, including ability to identify issues and anomalies
- Solid organizational skills, especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to effectively manage a team of professionals and delegate work assignments as needed
- Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
- Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel
- Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements
- Ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the client organization and the firm
- Ability to collaborate with partners and managers within other service lines and industries, as well as Advisory leaders
- Superior analytical and diagnostic skills and ability to break down complex issues and implementing appropriate resolutions
- Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy
- Solid project management skills
- Solid grasp of general IT solution development and control concepts (leading practices)
- Excellent people development and delegation skills, including training/instruction and engagement scheduling and budgeting
- Executive presence to act as primary contact for clients while preparing and presenting to clients and potential clients
- Capable of resolving complex business issues and proactive problem solving
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
- Ability to travel 25-50% on average