Financial Due Diligence (FDD) – Senior Associate Seattle, WA
Title: Financial Due Diligence (FDD) Senior Associate Job Type: Permanent, Full-Time Primary Location: Major Cities in USA The Challenge: Our client is seeking a Financial Due Diligence Senior Associate who will work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Duties and Responsibilities: Develop new skills outside of comfort zone. Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively. Coach others, recognize their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development. Analyze complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations. Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations. Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm’s/client’s expectations. Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making. Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients. Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties. Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarizing key points. Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct. Essential Skills and Requirements: Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree Minimum Years of Experience: 3 year(s) Certification(s) Preferred: o Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or equivalent or has demonstrated required minimum number of hours for CPA licensure per respective state regulations Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success in roles providing financial due diligence and other transaction-related services to large company and private equity fund clients. Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and success in roles interviewing executive management at target companies, as well as extensive knowledge assessing a target company’s quality of earnings, net assets, and cash flows. Demonstrates proven thorough aptitude and success with resolving issues in technical accounting areas such as US GAAP and SEC reporting, especially pertaining to business combinations. Demonstrates a proven thorough level of abilities and success, as both an individual contributor and team member, with identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; and, managing engagements, including preparing concise, accurate documents and maintaining project economics while maintaining flexibility for unanticipated issues.