Director, Accounting Mergers & Acquisitions - REMOTE POSITION
Company: Allied Universal
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 15, 2022
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Allied Universal is looking to hire a Director of Accounting
Integration. This position is responsible for working alongside the
Merger & Acquisitions team and their due diligence consultants to
ensure that an accounting integration plan is developed and
discussed/shared with the General Ledger group. Specifically, the
Director of Accounting will work closely with the target company's
Accounting organization and AU's Accounting, Shared Services and
Treasury organizations to plan and integrate critical month-end
close activities to ensure an accurate, smooth and orderly process.
A list of Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities and as well
Other Responsibilities are listed below to ensure this occurs.
Develop and maintain project plans specific to the various
acquisition integration processes within finance as well as other
corporate overhead organizations.
Create an accounting practices, policies & procedures Gap Analysis
between AU and each acquired entity. Develop and maintain listing
of critical outstanding issues for each acquisition and help drive
items to completion within a specified, agreed-upon timeline.
Create, implement, and continuously improve best practice
accounting integration plans within the GL Accounting team.
Coordinate the preparation and review of stand-alone financial
information by acquired Accounting and Finance personnel as well as
Work cross functionally with SSO, Sourcing, IMO, Legal/Risk
Management, IT, Operations and other teams as required to solve
integration issues in a pre-determined, time efficient manner. Two
prime examples would be to: (a) work with AU's Risk Management team
to retrieve loss claim data of target company so that it can be
sent over to AU's outside actuary and claims administrator (ESIS)
to establish required fair value opening balance sheet liability
reserves; and (b) work with AU's Legal team to assess probable and
estimable acquired legal claims.
Collaborate with due diligence team including external resources to
assist in transaction and develop knowledge necessary to create
Serve as visible go-to AU representative for target company and
consistently demonstrate culture and values of AU. Determine and
manage the retention strategy for acquired company finance
Partner with the General Ledger Accounting team to identify
financial statement impact of migrating from target company
accounting policy to AU accounting policy for each identified
difference. Ensure that each policy difference is documented and
communicated with the AU Controller and AU Chief Accounting Officer
and also communicate findings with other parts of the organization,
as necessary. Calculate estimated impact of each difference on:
EBITDA, AEBITDA and PFAEBITDA
Total Assets, Liabilities and Member's Equity
Total Debt and First Lien Debt Ratio
Perform a detailed review of target company closing balance sheet
and evaluate if appropriate, a need for a third-party expert to
assess fair value amounts to ensure accurate reporting in the
opening balance sheet.
If applicable, coordinate with AU Chief Accounting Officer, AU
Corporate Controller, AU Controller - Growth Platforms or CFO of
AUTS on all finance/operational integration activities.
Assess target company monthly close process and evaluate as to how
it aligns with AU's Monthly Close Calendar. Communicate and
coordinate with AU General Ledger and Technical Accounting teams as
well as the target company Accounting organization to ensure that
all monthly close reporting deadlines are accurately and
successfully achieved without error. Partner with AU General Ledger
team on ensuring target company is able provide Flash estimates if
Identify and coordinate a trial balance account mapping migration
scheme to ensure target company general ledger accounts are
properly mapped to existing AU general ledger accounts in a
consistent manner. Modify AU trial balance list of accounts if
necessary and coordinate with Hyperion and WinTeam systems team
Assist in execution of business initiatives during
integration/transition period to ensure achievement of financial
goals and leading indicators
Understand and document any Net Working Capital or Earn-out
contractual obligations to ensure common understanding and
execution of said matters. Work with target company and AU
respective Accounting teams to develop timeline and plan to
execute. Ensure AU M&A team is kept apprised of all
Evaluate enhancing systems and processes with the introduction of
new technology, including but not limited to automated
reconciliation tools, robotic automation, and enhanced reporting
Bachelor's Degree with an emphasis on Accounting or Finance
7 plus years of financial management experience is requried and MBA
and/or CPA credentials are preferred
At least 2 years of management consulting experience at a top tier
firm is preferred
Experience in operational integration of mergers & acquisitions or
project management is strongly preferred
Strong knowledge of all finance business processes including
Payroll, Billing and Revenue Recognition, Procure to Pay and how
each cycle impacts general accounting.
Ability to successfully work at a very detailed level, as well as
the ability to communicate high level with executive management.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required.
Strong organizational skills and the demonstrated ability to manage
numerous projects/deliverables simultaneously against set
Strong analytical abilities and organizational skills are essential
to success in this position.
Experience with multiple ERP systems desirable.
High level of integrity and strict adherence to protecting
Experience in designing, structuring and implementing new
operational policies and processes
Prior SOX audit experience, desirable
Allied Universal - provides unparalleled service, systems and
solutions to people and businesses within our local communities,
and is North America's leading security services provider. Allied
Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows
clients to focus on their core business. For more information:
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companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one
million military veterans.
Identity Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer
committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
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