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Vice President

Department
Strategic Finance
Location
New York City
  • Founded in 2009
  • 350+ employees
  • Serving 200+ leading private equity firms

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 nationwide team of 350+ finance and technology professionals, serving the world’s leading private equity firms from ten offices and remote locations across the U.S. (Accordion’s headquarters are in New York, with offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and South Florida.)

Working at the intersection of sponsors and management teams, Accordion partners with clients at every stage of the investment lifecycle to elevate the finance function. Our services span the Office of the CFO – providing hands-on, results-oriented execution and technology-enablement.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and entrepreneurial 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!

Responsibilities:

Work with a diverse set of colleagues with backgrounds in Private Equity, Investment Banking, FP&A, Big 4 and Financial Controllers, to identify and rectify issues across a broad range of scenarios. Specific duties include:

  • Provide leadership support on client engagements including managing work streams to agreed timelines, and performing quality control of client deliverables and leading the presentation of deliverables;
  • Develop financial and analytic models to drive operational and transactional insights;
  • Conduct financial and business due diligence to assist with various investment and growth decisions;
  • Perform detailed analysis and synthesize actionable insights from data sets and unstructured information sources;
  • Develop and deliver reports and presentations that enhance key stakeholders’ understanding of business trends and drivers;
  • Lead consultant teach-ins and other training exercises; and
  • Participate in the performance review process for engagement teams.

Minimum Requirements:

A Master’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Business Analytics, or Economics, or a related quantitative field, and 2 years of private equity, investment banking or financial consulting experience. In the alternative, the employer will accept a Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Business Administration, Finance, Business Analytics, or Economics, or a related quantitative field, and 5 years of post-baccalaureate private equity, investment banking or financial consulting experience. Position is eligible for telecommuting.

Experience must include the following, which may have been gained concurrently:

  • 2 years of experience in corporate finance, including designing quantitative–driven modeling, and performing quantitative analytics and financial analysis;
  • 2 years of experience utilizing corporate valuation methodologies;
  • 2 years of experience performing in-depth industry research and conducting due diligence of industry and companies;
  • 2 years of experience preparing financial advice and revenue models for companies valued at $50 million or more;
  • 2 years of experience preparing and delivering financial strategies and alternatives; and,
  • 2 years of experience drafting financial presentations and presenting to senior internal and client audiences.

Travel required up to 75% of time to various client locations.

Worksite: 1 Vanderbilt Avenue, New York, NY 10017.

Salary range: $160,000 to $185,000 per year. Full-time.

Apply online at https://www.accordion.com/our-story/careers, referencing Req. #YJ23.

Accordion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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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 180+ finance and technology professionals, serving nearly 200 of the world’s leading private equity firms out of offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, North Carolina, Florida, and Dallas.

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!