I am currently a controller but wondering about getting a few years experience as a controller and moving to a consultant role. Are there companies who do more of a general accounting consulting?

My background is Tax (business, individual, international), financial reporting in an industry setting and manufacturing controller.

A few years out from this but wondering if this is a feasible goal and/or a market for this.

General thoughts, companies, general thoughts all appreciated!

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Yup. Really any mid-market accounting advisory shop will take you. Check out CFGI, Effectus Group, Embark, Connor Group to name a few.


We've got technical accounting (which is the equivalent of AAS at most B4s), managed acctg services (which is out/co-sourced in-house accounting for our clients - month-end close, financial stmts prep, etc), systems implementation (netsuite, coupa, floqast, etc), and Risk Advisory (my practice, IA/SOX work). Feel free to DM me if you have any questions, nearly all of our people are ex-B4/midtier folks!


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