Interested in the concept of consulting without the grit and grind? Do you want to be a part of a firm that can offer you real growth opportunity as well as give you the satisfaction of being a meaningful trusted adviser to the client? If this sounds enticing, you could be the person we are looking for!
We are looking for a hungry and experienced transaction advisory consultant to bring the experience needed to contribute to our growing firm. You will work with and gain exposure to a number of partners and clients as a key member to our knowledgeable team.
Essential Functions and Primary Duties:
Participate in buy-side and sell-side transaction advisory engagements.
Perform financial due diligence on middle market companies
Aggregate, manipulate, and analyze target company data to identify historical and projected financial and operating trends, quality of earnings and working capital considerations, and potential liabilities and risks affecting the target company.
Advise clients on how to maximize opportunities and minimize risks related to mergers and acquisitions, provide recommendations in the context of valuation, and deal structuring alternatives.
Develop and propose creative solutions to engagement and transaction risks and effectively manage problem resolution.
Interface with senior executives of clients and target companies.
Interact and network with various other professional disciplines including attorneys, lenders, and investment bankers
Display the ability to manage and prioritize team responsibilities, and proactively consult with Managers, Directors and Partners.
Work on multiple projects of varying size and complexity.
Play an integral role in developing relationships with current and prospective clients, identify market opportunities and articulate our value proposition.
Supervise and train associate staff team members
3 – 7 years of direct experience with valuation or corporate finance engagements in a consulting environment
Undergraduate degree required, emphasis in Economics, Finance or Accounting preferred
Progress towards achievement of ASA, CPA or CFA designation preferred
Must be able to work with a team and complete projects under tight deadlines.
Superior oral and written communication skills
Strong business presence and client relationship management skills
Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment
Ability to understand and teach key business processes across all industries
Strong analytical and research skills
Superior knowledge of MS Office
Travel up to about 20%
About Miller Cooper & Co., Ltd.
Miller Cooper, the 11th largest accounting firm in Chicago, has proudly served entrepreneurial, middle market businesses since 1919.