Associate Canadian Restructuring Associate - Canadian Restructuring
Richter is one of Canada's largest independent accounting, business advisory and consulting firms. Innovation is the key to our approach, combined with the ability to generate results quickly.
Richter offers a full range of advisory and consulting services, supported by in-depth industry knowledge and national and international experience.
Location Montreal Position Overview :
Richter is looking to hire professionals an Associate to join the restructuring practice in Montreal. Our diverse engagements involve the diagnosis of a company’s financial position leading to business turnaround situations, restructuring and / or the sale of all or part of a business.
Our primary clients are companies that are facing economic uncertainty due to a variety of issues such as underperformance of the business, an imminent liquidity crisis and / or an inability to raise new capital.
When organizations are faced with such business challenges, Richter’s restructuring professionals work with the company’s directors, senior executives, senior lenders and external advisors to manage the crisis and provide hands-
on expertise to assist these businesses to emerge financially stronger and effect a successful outcome.
The day in the life of an Associate :
Work in a collaborative team assisting with various tasks including :
Work on corporate restructuring and insolvency engagements, sale of business units, refinancing, etc.
Deal with key stakeholders throughout the crisis period including debtors, creditors, auctioneers and appraisers
Participation in the development and implementation of corporate turnaround strategies
Assess companies’ financial position and forecasts
Perform financial due diligence and ad hoc financial analyses
Investigate financial anomalies and / or trends
Prepare business reports and presentations of our recommendations to major financial institutions, legal counsel, equity sponsors, and other stakeholders
What we are looking for :
Undergraduate or graduate degree with a focus on finance and accounting
CPA and / or MBA completed
CIRP designation completed or in progress would be a definite asset
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and of English
Minimum 5 years of previous experience with a professional services firm or chartered bank or as part of the finance team of a company (i.
e. financial analyst, controller, etc.); experience in a financial advisory and / or deals environment considered an asset Specific restructuring, operational turnaround and / or insolvency experience considered an asset
Superior financial analysis skills with a result-oriented approach
Ability to critically review financial statements and many other types of documents to rapidly recognize characteristic patterns
Experience in the preparation and analysis of cash flows, financial projections, and viability assessments
Ability to identify key issues during an engagement and make recommendations
Creative thinker, ability to think outside the box and be innovative
Excellent communication skills and report writing abilities
Ability to manage multiple priorities and work well under pressure
Flexible, true team player attitude
Excellent knowledge of Excel and Microsoft office
Ability to travel within Canada, or occasionally to the U.S.
What Richter offers you?
Our Montreal office is conveniently located on McGill College. We have regular volunteer opportunities and a variety of team social events.
Learning is encouraged, and courses are reimbursed for our team members.
A competitive compensation package, insurance benefits, a retirement savings plan, an employee and family assistance program, a health and well-
being program, as well as professional development are also offered. To accommodate your personal and family obligations, a variety of work arrangements are available which may include a flexible schedule and working remotely.