Mergers and Acquisitions Accountant

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 163 days ago

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PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
Clients engage RGP for expertise in delivering large and complex projects to strengthen their business. As an experienced Mergers and Acquisitions Accountant, you will partner with our top-tier clients to conduct research and provide guidance on IPO’s, carve-outs, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, revenue recognition and leasing processes, and external reporting to ensure compliance with GAAP.

ATTRIBUTES OF MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS ACCOUNTING PROFESSIONALS WITH RGP

  • Integrity and respect for people and opinions
  • Dedication to client service
  • Ability to think in complex and ever-changing situations
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems, execute on initiatives and transfer knowledge
  • Demonstrates RGP’s values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent     

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Performs technical accounting research for transaction-related events, and prepares technical accounting white papers and memos
  • Researches and manages the implementation of newly issued accounting pronouncements
  • Conducts contract reviews and recommends appropriate accounting treatment in accordance with revenue recognition and/or lease guidance 
  • Executes results of a specific SEC event such as IPO, carve-out, divestiture, merger and/or acquisition
  • Assists the SEC client team with the preparation of financial statements and footnotes along with coordinating with external auditors on the delivery of financial data
  • Develops company-wide accounting policy and corresponding manuals
  • Reviews potential merger and acquisition targets, including reviewing accounting policies, historical financial results and/or financial projections

DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or Accountingrequired
  • 7-plus years of relevant industry experience
  • CPA/MBA with Big Four or national public accounting firm preferred
  • Strong understanding of FASB, US GAAP, and SEC rules and regulations
  • Proficiency with Excel essential and experience with a major ERP system (i.e. SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft) preferred
  • Client service driven with excellent communication and relationship management skills
  • Flexible, adaptable and hands-on approach