Finance Transformation Consultant

Embark Consulting
May 7, 2022
Houston, TX
Job Type


Embark (verb) to make, start or beginWe are a financial consulting firm founded by a non-accountant, entrepreneur challenging the status quo. We believe people can actually love their jobs, work hard, AND enjoy having a life. Our mission is to provide peace of mind to corporate finance & business leaders, and we take it very seriously. As we strive to bring a new twist to the professional services work, our people and culture REALLY do determine our decisions and our future. We're growing quickly, but not at the expense of our culture or people.Building blocks of our Finance Transformation practiceThis opportunity comes at an exciting period of growth and development for our finance transformation practice. Our focus is to deliver exceptional hospitality to our clients to correct what is broken within finance departments, refine and improve current systems and data, and finally, help business leaders access/interpret their data so it transforms the business. We accomplish this lift by addressing:People - Structuring the finance department to optimize talentProcess - Improving finance processes to standardize across a company and remove inefficienciesTechnology - Implementing systems to improve the accuracy and timeliness of informationTo be a good fit for this role, you will have :

    • A combination of a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s degree is a plus) and relevant experience in both business and data. Our priorities are focused on Accounting, Finance, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Science, Management of Information Systems, and related fields.
    • A CPA as an added bonus! (not required)
    • Project delivery or consulting experience in business scenarios, preferably in a data analytics/business intelligence role
    • Examples of developing business requirements documents and managing data projects
    • Experience with one or more of the following or comparable technology: Alteryx, Tableau, UiPath, Power BI, SQL, Python, Database Architecture, Data Engineering
    • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills

    To be successful in the role, you will demonstrate:

      • The desire to learn new technologies and practices to constantly improve the business of Embark and our clients.
      • The ability to execute data modeling through an accounting and finance scope in a variety of environments
      • A proactive approach to constant improvement and problem solving
      • Communication skills that can effectively relay technical concepts to all stakeholders from staff to executives
      • A drive to forge deep relationships both internally through a variety of culture initiatives and externally through industry leading hospitality efforts

      Travel Requirements

        • 0 - 25%

        What's in it for you:

          • We pay 100% of premiums for you and your entire family on health, vision, and life insurance, and short and long-term disability
          • Starting Salary range of $108,000- $192,000 based on experience
          • We match 50% to 6% on our 401K
          • Fully paid parental leave for all new parents
          • Monthly stipend for family gym memberships
          • Highly competitive salaries
          • All the technology you’ll need to be successful, the most advanced software, and accessories to ensure you get the job done in style
          • Monthly team outings (think: axe throwing, a trip to the State Fair, go-kart races, etc.)

          In closing...If this role sounds exciting, apply and let's start the conversation! We want to make sure Embark is a fit for you, so please create a Plum Profile and complete the Culture Index Survey. Take this chance to learn more about your talents, and apply that knowledge as you grow your career. Plum Profile --> Culture Index Survey --> All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law. Upon offer of employment, employees will be asked to submit to a background check and drug screen. Dependent on ongoing client requirements, employees may also be asked to submit to a drug screening and background check throughout employment.Houston /Finance Transformation /Full-time

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