Associate, Transaction Advisory Services
BDO Canada
Toronto, ON, CA
4d ago

Your opportunity

Our Toronto office is looking for an Associate, Financial Due Diligence to join the M&A and Capital Advisory team and own the following responsibilities :

  • Perform market, industry and company research;
  • Evaluate a business’ historical performance and financial projections;
  • Understand key accounting policies and management control environments;
  • Perform various in-depth financial analyses on companies including analyzing and understanding the sustainability of earnings and cash flows, operating working capital requirements, quality of assets and key drivers of financial performance (revenues and margins, operating expenses, etc.);
  • Interpret analysis and assist in the preparation of detailed buy-side and sell-side due diligence reports;
  • Undertake smaller assignments or assist on larger assignments reporting to a manager, senior manager, or a partner;
  • Support various business development initiatives including pitches and proposals;
  • Communicate directly with various transaction counterparties including the client, target, potential buyers, other advisors and lenders;
  • Contribute to the effective working of the team and development of team moral; and
  • Occasionally support one of our other business units in a cross-functional role (e.g. Valuations, M&A, Commercial Due Diligence, Restructuring, etc.).
  • How do we define success for your role?

  • You demonstrate BDO's core values through all aspect of your work : Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
  • You understand your client’s industry, challenges, and opportunities; client describe you as positive, professional, and delivering high quality work
  • You identify, recommend, and are focused on effective service delivery to your clients
  • You share in an inclusive and engaging work environment that develops, retains & attracts talent
  • You actively participate in the adoption of digital tools and strategies to drive an innovative workplace
  • You grow your expertise through learning and professional development.
  • Your experience and education

  • Existing CPA designation or completion of CFE, pursuit of CBV or CFA an asset
  • Minimum 2 years audit experience
  • Highly motivated, autonomous and able to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Skilled in building a network and effective working relationships
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Experience with VBAs, Marcos, Power Pivot, Power Query and Power BI an asset
  • Willing to work outside normal business hours when required
  • Why BDO?

    Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways :

  • Firm success - We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
  • Professional success - We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
  • Personal success - Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.
  • Giving back, it adds up : Where company meets community. BDO is actively involved in our communities by supporting local charity initiatives.

    We support staff with local and national events where you will be given the opportunity to contribute to your community.

    Total rewards that matter : We pay for performance with competitive total cash compensation that recognizes and rewards your contribution.

    We provide flexible benefits from day one, and flexible time off through vacation, personal, and volunteer days. We are committed to supporting your overall wellness beyond working hours, and provide reimbursement for wellness initiatives that fit your lifestyle.

    Everyone counts : We believe every employee should have the opportunity to participate and succeed. Through leadership by our Chief Inclusion and Diversity Officer, we are committed to a workplace culture of respect, inclusion, and diversity.

    We recognize and celebrate the valuable differences among each of us, including race, religious beliefs, physical or mental disabilities, age, place of origin, marital status, family status, gender or gender identity and sexual orientation.

    If you require accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us.

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