Transaction Advisory Services Senior Associate
Department: Transaction Advisory Services
Location: Austin, Texas
Who We Are
Maxwell Locke & Ritter LLP is the largest locally owned accounting firm in the greater Austin area. We’re known for offering exceptional work-life balance and our dedication to our people, our clients, and our community. We’ve been named Accounting Today’s “#1 Best Mid-sized Accounting Firm to Work For” in the US three of the past four years, with a 2nd place ranking in 2020.
What You’ll Be Doing
As a transaction advisory senior associate, you will be a key member of buy-side and sell-side deal teams, utilizing your Microsoft Excel skills to analyze target company financial data and help communicate findings. You will help lead discussions with key executives and decision makers and identify potential issues important to our clients’ investment decisions. Professional writing skills and the ability to clearly document findings are vital to your success in this role. This Austin-based position presents a unique opportunity for fast professional development, learning and growing in a team-oriented group with limited travel expectations.
What Sets Us Apart
We’re redefining what it means to work in public accounting by:
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Unlike traditional accounting firms, our people create their own personalized career paths, whether they are pursuing a path to partner or not. With dedicated advisors to guide you, we’ll assist you with finding a career path that works for you.
We have a strong history of promoting within – 22 of 25 current partners were promoted to partner after demonstrated success at the firm. Regardless of your path, we provide tools to help you succeed.
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What We Offer:
(Employees must work a minimum of 30 hours a week to be eligible for the following benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Account, Limited Purpose Medical Flexible Spending Account, Full Medical Flexible Spending Account, and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Term Life and AD&D, Long-term Disability and Employee Assistance Program.)
What We’re Looking For:
Minimum of 2 years public accounting experience (preferably Big 4, national, regional, or large local firm), ideally in Quality of Earnings transaction advisory
Experience writing Quality of Earnings reports is preferred
CPA or CFA certification preferred (or eligible to sit for the exam)
Strong Excel skills
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Highly motivated team player
Aptitude for project management
Experience with middle market, technology, and/or software targets preferred