Senior Associate

  • Transaction Advisory Services
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • $95,000 to $105,000
  • JOB-5671 JWA

A dynamic and growing transaction advisory services firm is currently seeking a senior associate to facilitate/lead buy-side, sell-side and related transaction advisory engagements through excellent financial due diligence.

This Role Offers:

  • Competitive salary & bonus structure
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Excellent growth opportunities and career development


  • Preparation of quality of earnings, cash proof, working capital, net debt and other ad-hoc financial analyses.
  • Development of financial data books, including ledger-level build up and trending of the income statement and balance sheet and related sub-schedules.
  • Working across multiple projects under tight time frames while maintaining precision with work product.
  • Working with members of the engagement team and management to identify and resolve any client issues discovered during engagements
  • Participating in industry and community networking events to expand professional connections.
  • Gaining a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives, and utilizes that knowledge throughout engagements
  • Working effectively in teams to provide quality service to clients
  • Communicating appropriately (both verbally and electronically) to clients and firm associates


  • Undergraduate degree required; CPA preferred but not required
  • Prior transaction advisory experience
  • Experience creating quality of earnings reports
  • Advanced knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and financial statements
  • Appropriate understanding of financial reporting and analytics
  • Proficiency in Excel modelling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
  • Proven time management, organizational and prioritization skills
  • Willingness to travel for engagements, if needed