Putting people first, every day:
BDO is a firm built on a foundation of positive relationships with our people and our clients. Each day, we rely on our professionals to provide exceptional service, and help our clients by providing advice and insight they can trust. In turn, we offer an environment that fosters a people-first culture with a high priority on your personal and professional growth.
The Senior Financial Analyst will play an active role in supporting management in business valuation mandates, with specific focus on valuation mandates for financial reporting purposes. This includes assisting clients with purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment testing, valuations of complex financial instruments, and other fair value mandates. This unique role offers the opportunity and flexibility to work remotely while servicing a national client base.
Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
Play an active role in carrying out business valuation mandates under the context of financial reporting, in particular:
Participate in the financial modelling used for the valuation engagements (including but not limited to purchase price allocations, valuations of IP and other intangible assets, goodwill impairment testing, valuations of complex financial instruments and other fair value mandates)
Draft detailed valuation reports and memorandums
Participate in discussions and meetings with management of the companies involved
Liaise with BDO’s Audit group on audit support valuation mandates
Analyze company and industry-specific strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats with a view to determining the cash flow risks of the companies involved
Conduct industry specific research and other research tasks, as directed by the Valuations team
Develop relationships with BDO’s current and prospective clients as well as with other BDO service groups
Provide ongoing communication with the Valuations team concerning file execution and service area development initiatives
Develop an understanding of the business development activities required to support this type of practice (for future career development)
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; clients 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
A Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other related field
A Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation (or desire to complete)
Must be willing to pursue a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) designation
Strong attention to detail
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
Our firm is committed to providing an environment where you can be successful in the following ways:
We enable you to engage with the firm's strategic plan, and be a key contributor to the success and growth of the firm.
We help you be the best professional you can be in our services, industries and markets.
Achieve your personal goals outside of the office and make an impact on your community.
Earn your CPA Designation
At BDO, we are committed to the success of students pursuing their CPA designation. We provide pre-approved programs across our 100+ offices, mentorship and support, reimbursement of exam fees, enrollment in Canada’s leading CFE prep course, and flexible options for study leave in order for you to be successful.
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 a market leading personal time off policy. 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.
As a hybrid workplace, all BDO personnel are expected to spend some of their time working in the office, at the client and remotely unless accommodations or alternative work arrangements are in place. To protect the health and safety of our people, clients and communities, we require all partners and employees to be COVID-19 fully vaccinated in order to enter a BDO office. Individuals that cannot be fully vaccinated with a Health Canada approved vaccine due to medical reasons or another protected ground under Human Rights legislation may request an accommodation.
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