Overview: Articulating findings and recommendations around the key financial and business issues in a transaction and key value drivers are critical components for this position. 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 Earnings * Quality of Net Working Capital * Business and Transactional Performance Responsibilities: * Support the day-to-day activities of BRG’s Corporate Finance – Transaction Advisory client service teams executing on buy and sell side diligence engagements * Demonstrate consistent, balanced project delegation, supervision and leadership skills 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; collaborate with TA and BRG experts, professionals from other firms and client contacts to achieve engagement objectives * Lead the preparation of reports, written analyses, presentations, and other client deliverables * Participate in the development of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial consulting practice including assisting in marketing, client pitches, and product and practice development * Demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, quality, and integrity * Assist in identifying issues for purchase price adjustments and potential deal structuring insights Basic Qualifications: * Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting from a leading university.
An MBA or CPA is a plus * 3-5 years’ prior work experience, ideally in a consulting or professional services environment (Multinational professional service firms or Big Four preferred) * Strong data analysis skills and problem solving abilities * Desire and ability to manage processes and other staff * Strong written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with senior management * Ability to work independently on smaller transactions * Willingness to travel up to 40% Preferred Skills * Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint * Experience with Big Data analysis, Data Visualization, and/or Business intelligence tools * Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize changing work demands * Ability to understand legal documents and complex agreements * Familiarity with financial research tools (e.g.
Capital IQ, Bloomberg, etc.) * Work experience in an established and widely accepted Transaction Advisory practice * Experience and depth of knowledge of industry players, key industry drivers, and current trends About BRG Berkeley Research Group provides independent advice, data analytics, authoritative studies, expert testimony, investigations, and regulatory and dispute consulting to Fortune 500 corporations, financial institutions, government agencies, major law firms, and regulatory bodies around the world.
BRG experts provide sophisticated economic, financial, and analytical advice across a wide range of disciplines, including antitrust and competition policy, complex damages, finance, healthcare, intellectual property, restructuring, valuation, and workforce issues.
In addition, the firm assists clients in major industry sectors with compliance, business process improvement, and strategy consulting. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the United States and internationally.
This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing expert services and consulting firm. Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the United States, without company sponsorship. BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. #LI-LG1 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.
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