Transaction Advisory Services / Financial Due Diligence - Manager

BKD   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago


  • 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 and supervise 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.


Required Skills:

  • Strong current knowledge in the following: U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), mergers and acquisitions, 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
  • 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
  • 5+ years of experience with a public accounting firm with at least 2 years of experience in Transaction Services / Financial Due Diligence
  • CPA license strongly preferred.

Job ID 2018-4980