Duff & Phelps is looking for a Due Diligence Analyst to join its Los Angeles office.
Selected responsibilities include researching technical accounting topics, reviewing target companies accounting policies and analyzing quality of earnings.
Candidates should have one to three years of audit or due diligence experience. Travel required as needed.
Company: Duff & Phelps
Title: Due Diligence Analyst
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Responsibilities: Preparing analytical schedules to be used in discussions with Management of target companies; Identifying transaction focus areas based on preliminary analysis; Researching technical accounting topics for contemplated transactions; Researching public industry and competitor information relevant to the target company; Analyzing cyclicality of target’s business and working capital trends; Investigating contingent liabilities, off-balance sheet items and related party transactions; Analyzing quality of earnings and non-recurring items; Reviewing target company’s accounting policies for proper application of GAAP; Participating in discussions held with Management; Contributing to the report-writing process.
Qualifications/Skills: Bachelor of Science/Business Administration in Accounting from an accredited college or university; 1-3 years of Audit or Due Diligence experience: However, new graduates with a minimum GPA of 3.2 will also be considered; Strong analytical, comprehension and problem solving skills, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills; Flexibility to travel, as needed.