Senior Associate, Business Restructuring Services

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 12/2/2016


New York, NY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Summary
BDO s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The BRS Senior Associate is responsible for executing, leading and training a team of BRS Staff in business restructuring and bankruptcy related engagements, including bankruptcy litigation and financial due diligence, and addressing complex questions and issues under the direction of a BRS Partner, Director or Senior Manager.

- Partners with the Partners and decision-makers
- Collaborates with debtor clients in restructuring the client s businesses in and out of Chapter 11
- Prepares and analyzes complex, detailed cash flow forecasts and financial models together with assumptions and detailed supporting schedules.
- Assists with refinancing efforts and sale transactions
- Assists clients with downsizing operations, and meeting operational and financial goals
- Works with buyers such as hedge funds, equity sponsors and companies in acquisition due diligence
- Assists creditors with obtaining the most favorable distribution of assets from companies undergoing formal bankruptcy proceedings or informal workouts
- Evaluates management to determine ability to operate and reorganize
- Ensures compliance with all court filing requirements
- Investigates transactions with insiders, financial institutions and other creditors to determine causes of action
- Reviews financial statements and recommends changes
- Functions as a business advisor to clients
- Creates interactive models and operational and financial analysis and prepares financial memorandums
- Supports business development activities with appropriate financial research, including preparation of new business proposals
- Works in crisis environments while delivering consistent high quality work in an accelerated fashion
- Willingness to travel
- Other duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities:
- Supervises the day-to-day workload of BRS Associates and Interns on assigned engagements and reviews work product
- Ensures BRS Associates and Interns are trained on all relevant software and resources
- Delivers periodic performance feedback and completes performance evaluations for BRS Associates and Interns
- Acts as mentor to BRS Associates and Interns, as appropriate

- Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field required

- Three (3) plus years of experience with a national restructuring firm, management consulting firm, investment bank, large accounting firm, or similar financial institution performing audit, financial recovery or restructuring services required.
- Prior experience working within a national public accounting firm or consulting organization preferred
- Strong financial analysis and complex modeling skills including expertise with cash receipts and disbursements analysis, financial statement modeling/forecasting, valuations and the due diligence processes

- CPA certification preferred
- CTP and/or CIRA designation beneficial

- High proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite

Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Superior analytical and research skills
- Ability to structure complex analyses, gather and analyze data and provide insights
- Solid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
- Excellent research abilities including familiarity with Capital IQ as well as other research sources
- Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Capable of effective managing a team of professionals and delegating work assignments as needed
- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnel
- Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels, inside and outside of BDO, including attorneys, financial advisors, clients and prospects
- Superior interpersonal, communication, marketing, sales and organizational skills
- Intermediate knowledge of bankruptcy and insolvency process


BDO USA, LLP is an EO employer M/F/Veteran/Disability

Additional Benefits

Usual corporate benefits.