Manager of M&A Accounting
Job Opportunity at Fenway Consulting Group

Posted on Nov 19

http://fenwaysearchgroup.com    617.630.2000 ext. 105

Location: Wakefield, MA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4144946

Work closely with the business development team and outside advisors in performing due diligence activities on acquisition company candidates.  You’ll be expected to gain a thorough understanding of  the acquisition company’s financial performance, back office functions, cash management practices, accounting-related activities, and policies and procedures. 
 
Develop and recommend a plan and timeline for the integration and/or transition of the back office, cash management and accounting functions upon the completion of the transaction.  The plan will be developed in concert with acquisition company management and the members of the Thrive management team responsible for the respective functional areas.
 
Oversee the finance/accounting team activities in execution of the plan during the transition and integration period.   You’ll serve in the lead financial role for the acquired entity for a defined period post-transaction to ensure a smooth integration and adoption of Thrive policies and procedures.  
 
Prepare the purchase accounting entries for the acquired companies, perform the post-closing financial calculations required under the purchase agreements, and assist in the preparation of the related materials to be provided to the former owners of the acquired businesses. 
 
 Work closely with the Manager of Financial Reporting to convert the acquired entity’s financial information into the Thrive reporting format and prepare pro forma financial statements, as needed. 
 
Work with the Controller and CFO to assist with special projects.
 
Requirements:
 
Proven track record of 7-10 years financial accounting experience, including experience in due diligence activities and purchase accounting.  Strong technical skills required; CPA a plus.  Must have excellent analytical, interpersonal and organizations skills; must be a fast-learner with the ability to work in a dynamic environment; team-oriented mindset and willingness to assist others as needed; high degree of initiative and strong work ethic.
 
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