TAS – Financial Due Diligence Seniors thru Directors

Location: Any US City
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $200,000.00
Date: 11/15/2017
Job ID: 02476150
Job Description
Top 15 CPA Firm—Chicago, IL—Salary Commensurate with Experience
 
The Sizzle
  • Company is growing nationwide and gaining significant traction in the market.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits.
  • Exponential resources for the growing practice, including training and continuing education.
  • Company is opening new Downtown Chicago office.
     
Note from the Hiring Manager
  • No specific industry experience required, but seeking someone well-rounded with several industries.
  • Company looking to complement and not compete with BIG 4; going after smaller, more niche clients.
     
Position Summary
Seeking TAS Seniors – Directors to provide insight and expertise to clients related to buying and selling a business. The roles will work with private equity groups and corporate acquirers and help execute financial due diligence. The TAS team works to understand profit drivers and trends, challenge assumptions of future performance, and assist with purchase agreements and post-closing transaction matters.
 
Minimum Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related area required; CPA required.
  • Experience in accounting, financial audit, or transaction experience (experience related to M&A or due diligence preferred) with public accounting firm:
    • Senior- 3+ years’ experience.
    • Manager- 6-10 years’ experience.
    • Senior Manager/Director- 7+ years’ experience (at least 1 year in transaction services at national firm).
  • Strong current knowledge in US GAAP, M&A, and transaction services.
  • Recent experience with current audit and accounting concepts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to supervise and coach team members to deliver expected results.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel.
  • Willingness and ability to travel when necessary.
     
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Senior Managers/Directors- Lead, supervise, and train team members providing transaction services to clients.
  • Advise clients on enhancing financial opportunities and mitigating risk associate with mergers and acquisitions.
  • Analyze financial and operational results of target companies using accounting information and interviews with management.
  • Prepare and evaluate pro forma financial information.
  • Research industry standards and trends, target companies, or other information affecting the acquisition.
  • Write and/or review detailed reports correlating due diligence and financial analysis findings with client valuations.
  • Identify issues affecting purchase price, deal structure, or deal termination.
  • Recommend post-acquisition actions to achieve anticipated earnings/cash flow improvements.
  • Evaluate effects of seasonality and cyclicality on cash flow requirements.
  • Work alongside and supervise other BKD team members to manage client expectations.
  • Work closely with client executives, attorneys, investment bankers, private equity investors, or other stakeholders.
  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with current and prospective clients of the firm.