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Transaction Advisory Services/Financial Due Diligence - Manager


Posted: 6/6/2019
Job Reference #: 4980

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MO-Kansas City
    Posted Date1 week ago(6/7/2019 4:31 PM)
    Job ID
    Transaction Services
  • Responsibilities

    Join BKD’s growing Transaction Services practice and perform due diligence services while living inside or outside of the traditional major markets. This team provides insight and expertise to clients related to buying and selling a business. Working with private equity groups and corporations, BKD’s team helps execute 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.

    • 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

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    About BKD

    BKD, LLP, a national CPA and advisory firm, can help individuals and businesses realize their goals. Our approximately 2,650 dedicated professionals provide solutions for clients in all 50 states and internationally. BKD and its subsidiaries offer a variety of tax, accounting and consulting services and combine the insight and ideas of thought leaders in multiple industries. Learn more at bkd.com.

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