BKD, LLP

  • Transaction Services/Financial Due Diligence - Senior Manager

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago - Willis Tower
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(10/23/2018 4:33 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-4688
    Category
    Transaction Services
  • Responsibilities

    Want to make a difference by joining a growing Transaction Services practice and working with seasoned professionals who have chosen the middle market?

     

    This team provides insight and expertise to clients related to buying and selling a business.  Whether working with private equity groups or strategic corporations, BKD’s team helps execute the deal. Our services encompass the development and execution of an appropriate transaction structure, including the execution of financial due diligence.  Our team works to understand profit drivers and trends, challenge assumptions of future performance and assist with purchase agreements and post-closing transaction matters.  We leverage a unique approach through Data Analytics to provide complimentary insights that traditional diligence may not capture.

     

    At BKD, we offer the resources you need to go as far as your talent will take you.  Build your skills, focusing on specific industries and service areas while delivering unmatched client service to high-profile companies and organizations.  Take a closer look at BKD, a stable, growing firm that offers you competitive compensation, People First benefits and paid time off.  Work with great people and experience rewarding career opportunities.  Our approximately 2,700 CPAs, advisors and dedicated staff serve clients in 50 states and internationally.

     

    Join BKD’s growing Transaction Services practice and perform due diligence services while living inside or outside of the traditional major markets. 

     

     

    • Analyze financial and operational results of 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 for incorporation in diligence communications.
    • Write and/or review detailed reports regarding due diligence and financial analysis.
    • Identify diligence issues which may affect 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 other BKD team members to exceed 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.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills:

    • Strong current knowledge in the following: U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), mergers and acquisitions, transaction services
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
    • Proven ability to effectively supervise and coach team members to deliver expected results
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel
    • Willingness and ability to travel when necessary

    Required Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related area required
    • 7+ years of experience in one of the following areas with a public accounting firm: accounting, financial audit or transaction experience with at least one year in transaction services at a national firm
    • CPA license strongly preferred

    Experience the BKD difference for yourself.  For more information about our firm locations, visit bkd.com.  BKD, LLP is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  

     

    BKD does not accept unsolicited referrals or resumes from any source other than directly from candidates. We will not consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes from vendors including and without limitation, search firms, staffing agencies, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies. BKD will not pay a fee to a recruiter or agency that does not have a signed BKD vendor agreement. Any resume or CV submitted to any employee of BKD without having a BKD vendor agreement in place will be considered property of BKD. BKD will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

    Overview

    BKD is a place where people build careers, gain new skills and enjoy big firm resources with a small firm approach to teamwork and camaraderie. We focus on providing unmatched client service to everyone we encounter—both in the marketplace and in our offices.

     

    We also offer the support, resources and opportunities you need to further develop your career. We listen to learn, combine innovation with practicality and give back to the communities where we live and work.

     

    Take your career to the next level at BKD.

     

    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,600 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.

     

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