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VP, Transaction Execution Services #NK24

Department
Transaction Execution
Location
Los Angeles
  • Founded in 2009
  • 1,000+ employees
  • Serving 300+ leading private equity firms

Vice President, Transaction Execution Services 

Employer: Accordion Partners, LLC

Job location: Santa Monica, CA

  • Prepare companies for sale and support them throughout the deal process;
  • Work with company management, private equity deal, and operating teams, investment bankers, and other third parties to support the development of any equity story and other go-to-market materials;
  • Utilize both Excel and business intelligence tools to develop a variety of granular financial, operational, and business segment analysis (profitability, trending, etc.);
  • Analyze, quantify, and validate deal-related assumptions, including synergies, add-backs, pro forma financials;
  • Manage and/or support the development and population of an investor-ready data room; 
  • Work with CFOs and their teams, respond to due diligence and other deal-related questions from either financial (private equity) or strategic buyers.
  • Assist private equity firms and their portfolio companies on a variety of corporate development activities: Project manage the end-to-end process of add-on acquisitions; Perform a variety of due diligence activities; Develop financial analysis, including deal, merger, and valuation models; Prepare deal memoranda and other documents for key stakeholders; Execute merger integration planning and post-merger execution services.
  • Provide leadership support on client engagements including managing work streams to agreed timelines, performing quality control of client deliverables and leading the presentation of deliverables.
  • Perform detailed analysis and synthesize actionable insights from data sets and unstructured information sources.
  • Ensure that finance and accounting teams perform the following: Data room population; Preparation of supporting financial analysis and schedules; Response to ongoing diligence requests; and coordination of timelines, financial schedules and work streams to ensure a smooth transaction for financial matters; and, Prepare and present financial presentations for client proposals and thought leadership materials. Position supervises one subordinate Associate, Transaction Execution Services.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or a related field and 6 years of experience performing transaction advisory services at a private equity firm, investment bank, consulting firm, or corporate development group. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) and 4 years of experience performing transaction advisory services at a private equity firm, investment bank, consulting firm, or corporate development group.
  • Domestic travel required up to 20% of time, once every 2-3 months, to client sites.
  • Experience must include the following, which may be gained concurrently:
    • 4 years of experience performing extensive financial analyses, including valuation and transaction models and cash flow analysis;
    • 4 years of experience utilizing excel and business intelligence tools to develop a variety of granular financial, operational, and business segment analysis (profitability, trending, etc.);
    • 4 years of experience performing business and financial due diligence;
    • 4 years of experience evaluating and benchmarking transaction structures and deal terms;
    • 4 years of experience leading financial projects with multiple complex workstreams with company management, private equity teams, investment bankers, and other third parties;
    • 4 years of experience analyzing and explaining financial statements, pro forma financial statements, and financial restatements typically in connection with transactions;
    • 4 years of experience preparing and presenting board and client presentations;
    • and 4 years of experience participating in client pitch engagements and business development initiatives.

Salary: $200,000-$210,000/year. Apply online at https://www.accordion.com/careers/current-openings. Reference: #NK24

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Company Overview
In 2009, Accordion set out to prove that there was a better way to work in finance – and more specifically, a better way to unlock value potential in private equity portfolio companies. In the years since, our firm has grown into a bi-coastal team of 1000+ finance and technology professionals, serving nearly 300 of the world’s leading private equity firms out of offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and South Florida.

Our mission is to shape a new era in the private equity industry. Focusing exclusively on the office of the CFO of PE-backed companies, we’re committed to driving value creation through financial consulting services and portfolio operations technology.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and collaborative environment. It means changing the way private equity firms create value at their portfolio companies. And ultimately, it means making your mark on the firm’s future – by embracing a culture rooted in humility and a firm-wide commitment to building something great, together. Join us!