Bohan and Bradstreet

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Senior Manager Technical Accounting - M&A

Location/City: CT - New Haven
Salary Range: 115000.00 - 150000.00 per year (USD Permanent)

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Victoria M. Pallotto

Victoria M. Pallotto

Position Description

ID: 12883
Industry: Manufacturing

VISION: Opening due to promotion. Role is located within a 10 mile radius of the New Haven green. Quality organization that embraces empowerment and personal development. In last five years, this global consumer driven business has tripled revenues and profits primarily due to worldwide expansion into 35+ countries thru business development opportunities and organic growth. This is a center stage role with upside opportunity!  


OPPORTUNITY: Company has global revenues over $2B and a solid P&L and balance sheet.  Growth expectations are 20-25% due to pending acquisitions, introduction of new products, and worldwide expansion. Key components of this role are as follows:

        Lead all accounting for business development activities, including business acquisitions, in-licensing and collaboration agreements while developing strong working relationships with finance and strategy team

        Assist in review of proposed business development transactions; research and provide accounting guidance related to unique contracts and transactions

        Draft technical accounting memorandums supporting the proper accounting GAAP treatment for complex transactions

        Manage the valuation of contingent consideration

        Lead and manage external parties in valuation efforts associated with acquired assets, strategic investments and asset impairment reviews

        Perform annual impairment assessment for in process R&D assets, including the review of assumptions utilized within long-range forecasts

        Support forecasting for business development transactions

        Lead the quarterly asset impairment review process

        Understand, manage and improve technical accounting processes and deliverables

        Manage SOX controls and compliance for technical accounting areas

        Prepare footnotes associated with new business development transactions and related activities for SEC filings

        Assist with the provision of information to internal and external auditors

        Provide special project assistance as needed Required Qualifications


REQUIREMENTS:  BS, Accounting, CPA required with 7+ years of relevant accounting and technical experience, including 5+ years of Big 4 audit/valuation experience

        Comprehensive knowledge of U.S. GAAP and deep technical accounting knowledge

        Experience with M&A transactions and valuations experience

        Industry preference would ideally include pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology/life sciences industry

        Strong financial aptitude and critical thinking skills, ability to prepare, analyze and interpret complex data

        Strong executive response and presentation skills needed to interface with executive team and advisors

        Strong business orientation and desire to understand the company's business model and strategy

        Ability to consider the business implications, operational issues and complexities of transactions


REWARD:  $115,000 to $150,000 plus 15%+ bonus, equity and excellent benefits.

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