Mergers and Acquisitions Accounting Consultant

Resources Global Professionals   •  

Fort Lauderdale, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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8 - 10 years

Posted 132 days ago

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THE RGP CONSULTING EXPERIENCE
RGP has a unique consulting model that provides opportunities for consultants to work in different ways. Most consultants work in a model where they have the flexibility and autonomy to choose projects aligning to their experience, skills and desired lifestyle. Other opportunities exist in team-based, strategy and solutions work. In all models, you will feel the full support of RGP to assist you in your work and guide you on your chosen path.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
As a Mergers and Acquisitions Accounting Consultant, 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 CONSULTANTS WITH RGP

  • Respect for people and opinions and confidently offer your point-of-view with clients and among colleagues
  • A drive for proactively cultivating relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Optimism when faced with challenges and complex situations, coupled with the drive to solve client issues
  • Dedication to continuous improvement and development of your skillset and talents
  • A strong personal identification with RGP’s values – loyalty, integrity, focus, enthusiasm, accountability and talent

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

  • Perform technical accounting research for transaction-related events, and prepares technical accounting white papers and memos
  • Research and manages the implementation of newly issued accounting pronouncements
  • Conduct contract reviews and recommends appropriate accounting treatment in accordance with revenue recognition and/or lease guidance
  • Execute results of a specific SEC event such as IPO, carve-out, divestiture, merger and/or acquisition
  • Assist the SEC client team with the preparation of financial statements and footnotes along with coordinating with external auditors on the delivery of financial data
  • Develop company-wide accounting policy and corresponding manuals
  • Review 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 Accounting required
  • 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