• Senior Associate, Transaction Advisory Services

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 6 days ago(5/15/2018 3:53 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services, Management Consulting
  • 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 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 across a wide spectrum of industries.


    BDO Canada’s Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice in particular focuses supporting client needs in the areas of financial and tax due diligence, mergers and acquisitions advisory services, special situations, capital raising and valuations services.  Currently, our TAS practice is seeking a Senior Associate in Toronto. This individual will play an active role in Corporate Finance, Financial Due Diligence and Mergers and Acquisitions assignments, for a wide variety of clients.


    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:


    • Perform various in-depth financial analyses on target companies, e.g. quality of earnings, cash flow, working capital, etc.
    • Write professional reports summarizing key findings and issues
    • Prepare presentation documents in connection with business development initiatives
    • Draft marketing documentation (e.g. Confidential Information Memorandum)
    • Prepare lists of potential buyers and acquisition targets
    • Prepare presentation documents in connection with business development initiatives
    • Perform industry and company research
    • Solicit potential buyers and acquisition targets
    • Perform preliminary company valuations
    • Participate in due diligence processes
    • Analyze offers from potential buyers
    • Perform administrative tasks as required


    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

    • CA designation or successful completion of UFE as a minimum
    • Pursuit of CBV or CFA is an asset
    • 2 to 3 years of review/audit experience AND/OR Mergers and Acquisition Advisory experience
    • 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
    • Above average written and oral communications skills
    • Willing to work outside normal business hours when required
    • Ability to speak other languages is an asset
    • Willingness and ability to travel internationally as required


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





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