Christopher (Chris) Jackiw, a principal of Alta Via Consulting, is responsible for managing operations, strategic alignment, and partner development. Mr. Jackiw’s experience covers the application of advanced cost management concepts that includes RCA (Resource Consumption Accounting) analysis, business processes, activity-based costing, and establishing performance measurements. In 2001, Mr. Jackiw co-authored with partner Dawn Sedgley, The 123s of ABC in SAP; a valuable reference book for ERP implementations in the SAP-CO environment. Mr. Jackiw has been involved with integrating cost concepts into client-specific implementations, using cost management systems from vendors such as SAP AG; macs Controlling™; and Jedox-Palo BI Suite™ for over fifteen years.
By combining his analytically insights of advanced cost concepts with his base knowledge of customization with software tools, Mr. Jackiw has had the pleasure of consulting for a wide cross-section of industries. These industries range from manufacturing to professional service firms, including several federal governmental agencies. Over the span of his consulting career, Chris has made several presentations including SAP’s Sapphire FI-CO Conference; CAM-I’s Public Sector Conference; Institute of Management Accountants’ Annual Conference; and other AICPA presentations. He also is actively engaged as a member at the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), Illinois CPA Society (ICPAS) and a board member of the RCA Institute.
Chris Jackiw, a Chicago native, graduated in 1989 from Northern Illinois University’s College of Business and has obtained both his CPA and CMA designations. In addition to his professional responsibilities, Chris leads a very active personal life raising his three young sons along with his wife of almost twenty years.