Transaction Advisory Services/Financial Due Diligence Director - Houston, Texas, United States, 77020

Responsibilities

BKD's Transaction Services Team provides insight and expertise to clients related to buying and selling a business. Whether working with private equity groups or strategic corporations, BKD's team helps execute the deal. Our services encompass the development and execution of an appropriate transaction structure, including the execution of 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. We leverage a unique approach through Data Analytics to provide insights that traditional diligence may not capture.

The Director may:

* Lead, supervise, recruit and train team members providing transaction services to clients.
* Analyze financial and operational results of target companies using accounting information and interviews with management.
* Prepare and evaluate pro forma financial information.
* 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.
* Research industry standards and trends, target companies or other information affecting the acquisition for incorporation in diligence communications.
* Recommend post-acquisition actions to achieve anticipated earnings/cash flow improvements.
* Evaluate effects of seasonality and cyclicality on cash flow requirements.
* Work closely with client executives, attorneys, investment bankers, private equity investors or other stakeholders.
* Manage and strengthen relationships with current and prospective clients of the firm.
* Actively pursue new clients for the transaction services team.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

* Strong current knowledge in U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), mergers and acquisitions and transaction services
* In depth analytical / problem solving skills
* 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
* Ability to develop and manage team members
* Experience with full cost and successful efforts accounting for oil and gas properties
* 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
* 10+ years of accounting experience, including at least two years of financial due diligence required
* 2+ years of upstream oil & gas experience required
* CPA license strongly preferred

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Overview

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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.