Senior Manager, Financial Due Diligence

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2018 2:34 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
Job Industry
Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services

About Us

BDO. Because relationships matter.
There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

Job Description (EN)

Position Summary


BDO Canada LLP is one of the leading accounting and advisory firms in Canada with our strengths firmly rooted in the communities we serve. Our team serves a highly diverse clientele, which includes owner managed businesses, large enterprises mid-market public companies, community organizations, not-for-profit agencies, and professional firms.


BDO Canada’s Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice, in particular, focuses on supporting client needs in the areas of financial and tax due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, special situations and capital raising.  Our team works to understand profit drivers and trends, challenge assumptions of future performance, and assist with purchase agreements and post-closing transaction matters.


Currently, our TAS practice is seeking an experienced Senior Manager in Vancouver. This individual will play an active role in identifying new opportunities, promoting the BDO TAS brand in the internal and external market place, and completing Financial Due Diligence assignments for a wide variety of clients.


This role is a new position for BDO in the Vancouver market, one that will be heavily supported by both the TAS team in Toronto, but also transaction leaders in Vancouver and the broader Western Region.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Participate in due diligence engagements related to acquisitions by private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers.
  • Analyze financial/operational results of targets through reviewing accounting records and conducting interviews with management.
  • Prepare/evaluate pro forma financial information.
  • Identify issues for purchase price reductions, deal structuring or deal termination.
  • Identify post-acquisition action steps to achieve anticipated earnings/cash flow improvements.
  • Evaluate effects of seasonality on cash flow requirements. Perform industry and company research.
  • Generate new business opportunities.
  • Understand BDO’s service lines, and new opportunities for BDO to serve clients.
  • Develop long-term relationships and networks.


Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting and/or related major.
  • CA or CPA certification.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of public accounting experience, with 2-3 years of financial due diligence experience
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Motivated, detail-oriented, autonomous, rigorous and able to work under pressure
  • Above average proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Dedication to teamwork.
  • Strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas.
  • The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel, when necessary.

Our Vision: One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.





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