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Transaction Advisory Consultant in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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Job Description


Transaction Advisory professionals provide insight into business valuations of purchase price, complex merger & acquisition transaction structuring, due diligence, financial modeling calculations, purchase accounting consulting, and forensic accounting. Assist business owners throughout all stages of mergers and acquisitions and provide turnaround services for troubled companies.


  • Work closely with client executives, attorneys, investment bankers, private equity investors or other stakeholders to provide day-to-day analytical due diligence support on transactions

  • Assess or support purchase price valuation.

  • Interact with clients and participate in business development networking to generate new business.

  • Write and/or review complex detailed reports correlating due diligence and financial analysis findings.

  • Identify issues affecting 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.

  • Conduct and supervise forensic accounting/fraud investigation engagements.

  • Research industry standards and trends, target companies or other information affecting the acquisition.

  • Manage transaction advisory services to assist clients with M&A activities and bankruptcy/turnaround events.

  • Prepare and evaluate pro forma financial information. Develop complex financial modeling to support purchase price for Board or Bank approval or financing needs.

  • Train and develop staff, both technically and professionally.

  • Write complex business reports.

  • Delegate work to staff according to their experience and capabilities and train/coach as appropriate.

Additional Duties included but not limited to:

  • It is the individual responsibility of every employee to maintain a current awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with the firm's code of ethics, independence rules and quality control practices.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance; Master's Degree and/or another professional certification a plus.

  • Minimum of 3 years + of recent audit experience in public accounting, or other relevant transaction advisory experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to distill complex information in a clear and concise manner

  • Familiarity with intermediate-level accounting issues (reporting systems, managerial accounting, tax returns), economics, finance, and statistics

  • Critical and logical thinking abilities

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • Willingness and ability to travel when necessary

  • A self-starter

  • Strong time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work on multiple engagements concurrently

  • Excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills

  • Strong current knowledge in GAAP, GAAS, mergers and acquisitions, and transaction services

  • Strong leadership abilities