AlixPartners is a leading global business advisory firm of results-oriented professionals who specialize in bringing value and restoring performance at every stage of the business life cycle. We thrive on our ability to make a difference in high-impact situations and deliver sustainable, bottom-line results. We work in small, highly qualified teams with specific industry and functional expertise, and we operate at pace, moving quickly from analysis to implementation. We stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients until the job is done, and only measure our success in terms of the results we deliver.
At AlixPartners, you're the driver of your own career. You will work with highly specialized and experienced teams in a collaborative environment who will encourage your development and support you in finding opportunities to continue building your skillset.
You'll be part of the team supporting our Financial Advisory Services (FAS) practice. Our FAS practice applies accounting, financial, economic and data analysis expertise and experience to assist our clients address their critical issues. This position will report to our Managing Directors.
The preferred location of this professional is in our Dallas office. Paid relocation is not available.
Examples of our services include:
Litigation Support and Valuation
- Financial damage analysis and lost profits determination.
- Valuations of businesses, securities, intellectual property, and other intangible assets.
- Corporate finance analysis
- Expert reports and testimony.
- Assessing work performed by independent auditors.
- Financial investigations including those involving financial statement fraud, asset misappropriation, and corruption.
- Assessments of complex financial transactions for compliance with generally accepted accounting principles ("GAAP") and international financial reporting standards ("IFRS").
- Reporting and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("FCPA") and federal securities laws.
- You will be responsible for analyzing financial transactions for possible fraud as well as for compliance with GAAP or IFRS.
- Evaluating compliance with rules and regulations of the FCPA, Sarbanes-Oxley, and the federal securities laws.
- Reviewing audit working papers for compliance with professional standards.
- Reviewing and summarizing materials produced in litigation matters such as depositions and financial documents.
- Researching and analyzing factors affecting litigation damages or valuation.
- Applying statistical analysis.
- Developing and assessing projections and forecasts.
- Creating financial models incorporating discounted cash flow (DCF) theory.
- Building and managing large data sets.
- Communicating with clients and colleagues in written and oral form.
- Drafting written reports.
- Preparing presentation materials.
- Organizing documents and work papers, including preparing supporting materials for litigation and valuation reports.
- Performing quality control reviews over work product.
- Training other professional staff.
- A Bachelor's or Master's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or mathematics.
- A minimum of ten years' experience working for an accounting firm conducting independent financial statement audits or working in a professional services firm providing dispute, litigation and/or investigative services. Ideally, you have experience from a "Big Four" environment and have performed the foregoing services for a publicly traded company.
- The ideal candidate has obtained a certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).
- Certified Fraud Examiner, Chartered Financial Analyst or Certified Valuation Analyst certifications are a plus.
- Strong technical accounting knowledge and the ability to resolve complex accounting problems.
- Well-developed analytical abilities.
- Ability to prepare or ability to learn to prepare financial models and cash flow analyses.
- A professional demeanor with advanced communication and presentation skills.
- Strong project management skills including leading multiple tasks, self-prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
- You work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently with an entrepreneurial attitude.
- You have the ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally, sometimes on short notice and for extended periods of time.
- You maintain a flexible work schedule in order to meet client needs.
- Ability to work well under pressure.
- Exceptional interpersonal skills; ability to build positive relationships and networks with individuals at all levels.
- A positive and ambitious attitude.
- Foreign language skills are a plus.
- Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.