VP Financial Reporting- ASC 718 (Chicago, IL)

Our Client is a leading financial advisory firm that provides expert opinions on the valuations of business, equity and debt securities, financial reporting, restructurings, tangible/intangible assets, and other property as well as providing sophisticated transaction services in the form of fairness opinions and solvency opinions.

This candidate should have concentrated financial reporting valuation experience and strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.  This would include Equity Valuations, Purchase Price Allocations, Goodwill Impairments, Solvency Opinions, Complex Securities and Equity Allocations (Option Pricing Models).

VP will be involved in many aspects of financial valuation and advisory services to a variety of clientele. Specifically, they will report to upper management of the firm’s transaction and advisory practice, and will conduct sell-side and buy-side M&A activities and solvency opinion services. In addition, they will be responsible for advisory and valuation engagements to analyze potential liquidity options available to middle-market companies.

This is a flat organization with great visibility.  Management is very responsive to their employees, and  has created an ideal  platform for upward mobility.  Superior working environment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field is required. Masters Degree (MBA) and/or CFA Designation (or CFA candidate) preferred.
  • Minimum 7-10  years  experience, preferably at a valuation or accounting firm. Must have background/exposure with financial reporting, accounting and valuation issues, as well as  financial modeling.
  • Direct current experience in ASC 350/805  (Goodwill Impairment) a must.
  • Background in generating financial valuation modeling utilizing standard methodology practices, as well as common stock option valuations experience under 409A.  Prior ASC 718 experience is ideal, as the majority of the work will be working on these engagements.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills; experience preparing and reviewing valuation reports.
  • Strong technical skills including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong proficiency with on-line databases (Capital IQ) and Internet research of company specific, industry and economic analysis

 

 

Location:  Chicago, IL

Base salary: Competitive Base Salary + Generous Quarterly Bonus (approx. 30%) and Year-End Bonus

 

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CPA, Senior / Manager – International Taxation (Connecticut Locations)

Our Client, a leading advisory firm is seeking Tax Seniors with Individual international cross-border experience, to join their growing and well-established national firm in their CT offices.  The position requires a high-energy, experienced tax professional, with strong interpersonal and supervisory skills, and experience with foreign tax credits, tax treaties, and foreign financial reporting. Knowledge of Tax Equalization calculations is essential.

 

Responsibilities

  • Interact closely with clients to provide innovative business, tax planning, consulting and compliance services in a timely and effective manner.
  • Prepare and review federal and state corporate, individual, and partnership returns, including exercising professional judgement with respect to issue identification to develop solutions.
  • Supervisor and help drive the success of multiple engagements in corporate, partnership and individual taxation.
  • Ensure complete client satisfaction through open communication, managing and meeting deadlines, and proactively sharing tax saving strategies.
  • Work closely with Partners, Senior Managers, Managers, and staff on client management, professional development, and business development activities.
  • Supervise, develop, train and mentor staff-including performance and engagement reviews.
  • Attend professional development and continuing education sessions on a regular basis.

 

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting or similar. CPA required
  • 4-7 years solid tax experience in public accounting
  • Ability to problem solve and think creatively and logically.
  • Demonstrated ability to self-direct and effectively organize, priority, and manage multiple engagements under tight deadlines.
  • Outstanding leadership, mentoring, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical, organization, and communication skills.
  • Experience with application of Double Tax Treaties, Totalization Agreements, Tax Equalization, and Foreign Bank Account Reporting is a plus

 

 

Location: Connecticut Locations

Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus Package

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Manager, Forensic Accounting (Central, NJ)

Our client is a top 20 CPA firm currently seeking a Forensic Accounting Manager for their Financial Advisory and Litigation Services groups. 

Manager will work with other managers and partners on client communication and practice development.

 

Responsibilities:

Financial, Accounting, and Economic analyses development.

Maintain and adhere to client confidentiality. Communication with these clients and counsel on strategy and documents.

Interpreting financial information and records, as well as summarizing them.

Report preparation and critique.

 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related degree, with a minor or concentration in Data Analytics, MIS, or statistics, from an accredited college/university;

CPA / CFF , CFE preferred

Minimum 6 years experience, public accounting and/or consulting experience in audit, litigation support, business valuation and/or forensics

Strong communication and technical writing skills.

 

Ability to oversee and delegate responsibilities amongst a team.

 

Location: Central, NJ

Salary: Competitive

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Senior Accountant – Private Equity (NYC)

Our Client, a Multi-Billion dollar investment advisory is seeking a Private Equity Accountant to join their team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Review accounting and reporting for various funds and other entities which may include but no limited to journal entries, waterfall calculations, loan repayment, capital statements, etc.
  • Preparation of Capital Calls, Distributions, Capital Statements and Financial Statements
  • Filing ADV and PF and organize information as necessary for SEC examinations
  • Monitoring cash activity which includes review of daily cash need
  • Prepare quarterly and annual valuations as well as various investment reports
  • Assisting with process control narratives
  • Prepare/review payment of various invoices and allocations
  • Preparation of year-end audits and response to requests in a timely fashion
  • Assisting with management company accounting, cash management, invoicing, quarterly reporting, and journal entries
  • Prepare supporting schedules for annual tax returns

 

Liaising with auditors, tax preparers, custodians, banks, investors, and general partners’ finance team is important.

 

Sr. Accountant may also need to assist with any other special projects that may arise. You will also need to be proactive in streamlining current processes.

 

Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Finance
3-5 years related experience in public/fund accounting preferably within a Private Equity setting
Strong knowledge of financial reporting
Proven ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Strong organizational skills
Must be able to interact with others at various levels
Detail oriented with a strong work ethic

 

*Knowledge of Alta Return a plus

 

 

Location: New York, NY

Salary: $90 – $125K + 30-40% Bonus

 

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Manager / Senior Manager – Stamford, CT

Our Client, a Fortune 500 firm is seeking a Tax Manager to grow their Stamford office.
Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years public accounting experience.

Manager position will specialize in Business Tax services ad provide compliance and advisory services to clients.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration; CPA required
5 – 8 years of corporate tax experience
Strong knowledge of FAS 109
Prior management experience a plus.
Strong communication skills

Location: Stamford, CT
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus

 

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Manager, SALT (Philadelphia, PA)

Our client is a top consulting firm with offices around the world. Our Client provides a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax services. They are currently seeking a Manager to join their State and Local Tax (SALT) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist clients with multi-state holdings on tax issues including compliance, advising, planning
  • Prepare for hearings
  • Review information presented on state income tax returns before, during, and after preparation
  • Assist audit teams with review and analysis
  • Research  income and franchise tax questions
  • Supervise, mentor, and develop staff

Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience with multi-state tax issues
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • CPA or J.D./LL.M. or MST
  • Excellent Business Development and  client relationship management
  • Excellent writing, communication, and tax research skills

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Salary: $100,000 +

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Audit Senior (Woodbridge, NJ)

Our client is a top rated accounting and professional services firm. They are seeking an Audit Senior to be responsible for preparing and analyzing financial statements, evaluate internal controls, closely supervise staff members and communicate effectively with clients.

Responsibilities:

Performing, assisting and supervising audits, reviews and compilations for various types of financial services clients.

Planning and executing Section 404 internal control audits including obtaining an understanding of the control environment, designing test plans, evaluating deficiencies and assessing the overall financial reporting control environment.

Identify and communicate improvements to client accounting procedures in order to reduce risk within the client organization.

Develop reasonable time budgets and effectively monitor performance of Staff.

Supervised by Audit Managers or Partners.

Delegate to, supervise and evaluate Staff.

Effectively assist on multiple smaller financial services engagements simultaneously as necessary.

Provide training and motivation to Staff.

Act as a mentor to Staff and assist with recruiting and retention.

Develop positive relationships with client personnel.

Identify potential opportunities for new and/or extended client services with financial services industry.

Required Experience:

Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent major

Masters degree in Accountancy preferred

Working towards a CPA or comparable designation preferred

3-4 years experience in a related accounting/auditing position

3-4 years recent public accounting/audit experience

Have GAAP knowledge in the public and/or private sectors.

Excellent client service and communication skills

Location: Woodbridge, NJ

Salary: Competitive

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Audit Senior (Iselin, NJ)

Our client is one of the largest leading full-service accounting and advisory firms in the United States. They provide audit, accounting and tax services, as well as corporate finance, internal audit and risk management, litigation consulting, forensic accounting and other professional advisory services to a broad range of clients across many industries. Working with high net worth individuals, family offices, closely-held businesses, start-ups, middle market and Fortune 500 companies.

Required Skills:

They are currently seeking an Audit Senior within their Metropark, NJ office. This role has significant responsibility and must demonstrate high levels of independent judgment and is responsible for executing the full scope of audits for a variety of clients.

Responsibilities:

Run client engagements including pre-audit planning for audit engagements, review client accounting and operating procedures and systems of internal control and conduct audit test which are sufficient in scope to support professional opinions as to the fair representation of client financial statements.

Workpaper documentation and basic preparation of federal and state income tax returns, development of accounting worksheets and performing accounting research.

Supervise, train, and mentor staff and interns on audit process and assess performance of staff for engagement reviews; perform in-charge role as needed.

Required Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting

3-5 years of progressive public accounting experience

Excellent client service and communication skills

Outstanding analytical, organizational and project management skills

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software

Location: Iselin, NJ

Salary: Competitive

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Audit Senior (NYC)

Our client is one of the largest leading full-service accounting and advisory firms in the United States. They provide audit, accounting and tax services, as well as corporate finance, internal audit and risk management, litigation consulting, forensic accounting and other professional advisory services to a broad range of clients across many industries. Working with high net worth individuals, family offices, closely-held businesses, start-ups, middle market and Fortune 500 companies.

They are currently seeking an Audit Senior for their New York City office. This role has significant responsibility and must demonstrate high levels of independent judgment and is responsible for executing the full scope of audits for a variety of clients.

Responsibilities:

Prepare budgets for each engagement

Run client engagements including pre-audit planning

Review client accounting, operating procedures and systems of internal control

Conduct audit tests to verify fair representation of client financial statements

Document workpapers and develop accounting worksheets

Perform research on technical issues

Review staff prepared workpapers and programs

Identify issues and propose appropriate solutions

Keep manager/partner informed on status of job

Communicate with client in order to complete the audit in a timely and efficient manner

Supervise, train and mentor staff during engagement

Assess performance of staff for engagement evaluations

Required Experience:

3-5 years of public accounting experience

Commercial and Financial Services experience; pension plans are a plus

Excellent client service and communication skills

Outstanding analytical, organizational and project management skills

Ability to work within a team environment

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software

Bachelors or Masters degree in Accounting

Location: New York, NY

Salary: Competitive

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