Transaction Advisory Services / Financial Due Diligence - Senior Manager

BKD, LLP   •  

Kansas City, MO

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 33 days ago

Responsibilities

BKD’s Transaction Services 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 insights that traditional diligence may not capture.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead, supervise and train team members providing transaction services to clients.
  • Analyze financial and operational results of target companies using accounting information and interviews with management.
  • Prepare and evaluate pro forma financial information.
  • Write and/or review detailed reports regarding due diligence and financial.
  • Identify diligence issues which may affect purchase price, deal structure or deal termination.
  • Research industry standards and trends, target companies or other information affecting the acquisition for incorporation in diligence communications.
  • Recommend post-acquisition actions to achieve anticipated earnings/cash flow improvements.
  • Evaluate effects of seasonality and cyclicality on cash flow requirements.
  • Work closely with client executives, attorneys, investment bankers, private equity investors or other stakeholders.
  • Manage and strengthen relationships with current and prospective clients of the firm.
  • Actively pursue new clients for the transaction services team.

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.

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