Full Job Description
The Senior Associate position requires a highly motivated problem solver with solid analytical ability, strong organizational skills, and a desire to advance within the organization. The work of a Senior Associate will involve the execution of engagement work streams that may be either qualitative or quantitative in nature.
Responsibilities include design and development of financial analyses, evaluation of strategic alternatives, development, and presentation of client deliverables, and industry research. The ideal candidate should be prepared to work in a team environment on a diverse range of transaction advisory services assignments relating to:
Financial Statement Review and Reconciliations
Quality of EarningsQuality of Net Working Capital
Business and Transactional
Performance Analyze financial and operational results through the preparation of various analyses, review accounting records, and assist with conducting interviews with management.
Demonstrate consistency in the delivery of analyses across all areas of an engagement.
Utilize business, finance, accounting, and analytical skills to perform tasks including, but not limited to: quality of earnings, financial trend analysis, working capital trending, and benchmark, financial statement review, and business plan assessments demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment and foster teamwork and innovative thinking.
Assist with the preparation of reports, written analyses, presentations, and other client deliverables. Demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, quality, and integrity.
Demonstrate commitment to learning, share knowledge with team members and strive to enhance service delivery.
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting.
An MBA or CPA is a plus.
3-5 years of prior audit and transaction advisory experience.
Strong data analysis skills and problem-solving abilities.
Strong Excel and data management skills are required.
Strong interpersonal skills and a desire and ability to manage processes.
Strong written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with senior management.
A strong work ethic and ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas.
Willingness to travel up to 40%.
Preferred SkillsStrong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Experience with Big Data analysis, Data Visualization, and / or Business intelligence toolsAbility to manage multiple tasks, prioritize changing work demands, and learn quickly.
Ability to understand legal documents and complex agreements.Familiarity with financial research tools (e.g. Capital IQ, Bloomberg, etc.).
Experience in a Big Four Transaction Advisory Services practice.Experience and depth of knowledge of industry players, key industry drivers, and current trends.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)