Transaction Advisory Services / Financial Due Diligence Director
Indianapolis, IN, USA | Top Tier CPA and Advisory Firm
Functions:Accounting / Control
Consulting - Accounting
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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.
The Director may:
Lead, supervise, recruit 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 analysis.
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.
Strong current knowledge in U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), mergers and acquisitions and transaction services
In depth analytical / problem solving skills
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
Ability to develop and manage team members
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel
Willingness and ability to travel when necessary
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or related area required
10+ years of accounting experience, including at least two years of financial due diligence required
CPA license preferred