Senior Consultant, Transaction Advisory Services

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 About Transaction Advisory Services(TAS): 

The Transactions Advisory Services group offers comprehensive due diligence advice and support in evaluating the risk/return considerations in all stages of the deal continuum (investment, hold period and divestiture). In addition to our buy-side and sell-side services, TAS advises clients on all aspects of the lending decision process. We combine technical expertise in valuation and credit issues, with years of experience in corporate restructuring and audits to help clients make informed decisions. Broad client industry focus includes manufacturing, healthcare, energy, retail & consumer products, technology, etc.


Primary Duties:

• Prepare analyses of historical and pro forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation.
• Perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information, assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties, and develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.
• Provide financial and accounting related consulting services in the Corporate Finance practice areas, supporting multiple engagement projects simultaneously.

• Build strong internal relationships with members of the Transaction Support team and other FTI service groups.
• Typical work products and analyses include: Quality of Earnings (EBITDA), Working Capital, Quality of Net Assets, Forecast Analysis, Debt and Debt Like Items, Customer/Product/Channel/Category sales and margin analysis, inventory costing and bill of materials analysis, etc. 

• Bachelor's Degree in accounting and/or finance.
• CPA, in process of obtaining CPA certification or other qualified credential.
• Minimum 3+ years of experience in assurance/audit in a Big 4 or national accounting firm. 

Client industry experience: Manufacturing, Retail, Consumer Goods, Technology, Media, Energy 
• Strong technical accounting skills, with detailed knowledge of GAAP and SEC requirements.
• Advanced analytical and issue resolution intelligence
. Problem solving is essential.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, as report writing is required to serve TAS clients.
• Strong excel skills and the ability to conduct detailed analysis (using external information) on products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities.
• Ability to interface with team members and client personnel in demanding, deadline-driven situations.
• A strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance and due diligence findings.
• Ability and willingness to learn and adapt in an ever changing environment to meet client needs.

• Experience within a Transaction Advisory Practice is a plus.

• Ability to travel up to 25-40% of the time. You will only travel for a few days during the week when you are on an engagement that is outside the local Chicago area.




About the Corporate Finance & Restructuring practice:

Our Corporate Finance and Restructuring practice, a trusted partner to companies, boards of directors, investors, lenders and creditors around the world, is focused on delivering restructuring and business transformation solutions. Committed to our clients’ success, our professionals address the full spectrum of financial, operational and transactional risks and opportunities. Among our core strengths is providing expertise in guiding companies through the value creation lifecycle. Our targeted offerings include restructuring, insolvency, litigation support, interim management, capital market advisory, post-acquisition integration, valuation, tax advisory as well as financial management and performance improvement solutions. Our clients demand our industry expertise, which includes emphasis in the energy, healthcare, real estate, retail and consumer products, and telecom, media and technology sectors. Our Corporate Finance & Restructuring services are delivered through a global network of 41 offices in 15 countries situated in Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and North America.



FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information.

FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.




Position Classification: Exempt

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