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Finance Due Diligence Specialist-CDTS

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00493546

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Job Title: Finance Due Diligence Specialist

Level: 9 Specialist

Location: Dublin

 

Job Description


Support financial due diligence for European acquisitions and joint venture and equity investments which Accenture makes as a strategic investor:

You will comprise part of an internal diligence team working closely with external advisors to analyse target company financial performance and position. Diligence focus includes assessing quality of earnings and operating metrics, and evaluating balance sheet items such as debt and net working capital. You will report on and advise the corporate development deal team on financial risks and commercial topics with implications for negotiating the acquisition purchase agreement (including purchase price adjustment mechanisms), and on items requiring commercial or financial integration actions. The role broadens beyond the pure identification of financial risks, adding commercial evaluation with the wider goal of protecting Accenture’s economic and strategic interests. You’ll work closely with the corporate development team and with other functionally specialised diligence teams, and will provide continuity/transition to the post-merger integration and operational finance teams post-closing.

There will be the opportunity to gain experience in adjacent disciplines across deal execution and integration.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in professional services or consulting in major accounting/financial firm
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with a Big Four firm in a due diligence capacity or similar background at a major corporation (Fortune 500) 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Supported multiple financial due diligence projects
  • Chartered Accountant ACA or CPA/MBA/CFA preferred
  • University Degree

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Advanced financial analysis and Microsoft Excel skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity. 
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found. 


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