General information

Name
Transaction Advisory Services | Manager
Ref #
2224626
Date Published
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
City
Chicago
State
Illinois
Country
United States
Job Category
Transaction Advisory
Department
Consulting
Office
Transaction Services
Advertised Location
Chicago, Chicago Downtown, Kansas City, Saint Louis, Dallas
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

At FORVIS, our Transaction Service Advisory team is led by a talented team of experienced transaction advisors, who have a sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated. We focus on training and developing our teams to help them reach their full potential. If you're an experienced diligence professional and motivated team builder who thrives in a fast-paced environment, we would love to talk to you!


In this position, you will explore new frontiers, use your positive and engaging communication style to influence and motivate team members and build strong relationships within the organization and with clients. Further, you will have meaningful guidance from firm leadership for staffing and business development in addition to the ability to perform due diligence while living inside or outside of traditional major markets.


The Transaction Services leadership team takes pride in creating and maintaining an encouraging and respectful environment for our team members. Apply if you're interested in learning how we can guide your professional and personal goals.



How you will contribute:

  • Performing buy-side and sell-side financial due diligence for private equity groups and corporate clients.
  • Analyzing financial and operational results of target companies and preparing quality earnings reports.
  • Evaluating financial information, identifying diligence issues/opportunities, and recommending post-acquisition actions.
  • Researching and analyzing industry standards, trends, and target companies.
  • Working closely with client executives, investment bankers, private equity investors, attorneys, or other stakeholders.
  • Working alongside and overseeing other FORVIS team members to ensure we exceed client expectations.
  • Will have the hybrid flexibility to work with our private equity advisory process improvement team if desired


We are looking for people with Forward Vision and:

  • 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
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, primarily Excel
  • Willingness and ability to travel


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting from an accredited college/university or CPA eligible; licensed CPA is preferred
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience with a large public accounting or consulting firm with at least two (2) years of experience in Transaction Services / Financial Due Diligence


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