SALT Manager

We are currently hiring for an experienced SALT Manager to join a growing and well-established national firm in a San Francisco office. The position requires a high-energy, experienced professional with strong interpersonal and supervisory skills.

The growing tax practice provides tremendous career opportunities in an environment of the highest ethical standards and professionalism. We are committed to practicing work/life balance and offer extremely competitive salary and benefit packages.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing tax minimization strategies for client with multi-state operations as well as state tax compliance preparation and review.
  • Responsible for sales tax compliance services to clients and prospects.
  • Focus on executing diligent client service and becoming orientated to the Firm’s practices, policies and culture.
  • Create positive impression with client by exhibiting professional competence and ability.
  • Work with the larger corporate clients of the Firm to assess current state tax issues of the company
  • Design new strategies for savings and continuously re-evaluate plans as changes occur
  • Building and maintaining client relationships, creation of tax strategies and tax planning ideas
  • Train, supervise and review the work of other tax staff
  • Identify issues and potential opportunities for additional business to build up the consulting practice
  • Represent the Firm by presenting on areas of expertise at 3rd party events
  • Complete performance evaluations constructively and timely, and also provides ongoing performance feedback to employees
  • Maintain required annual CPEs

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years independent SALT experience in public accounting.
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Accounting.
  • JD, MBA, MS Taxation is highly desirable.
  • CPA certification
  • Strong communication, research, analytical and writing skills.
  • Marketing/Sales savvy gives you an advantage with our entrepreneurial culture.
  • Proven technical skills with Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with accounting software, ProSystem FX engagement preferred.

Solid organization skills, project management, and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

Director, Mergers & Acquisitions – Germany

A global valuation and corporate finance Advisory firm is currently looking to appoint a Director for its Mergers and Acquisitions team. This role is available for one of their offices in Germany.

The company prides itself on its supportive and collaborative work environment that allows its professionals to share their perspective with the world through a balance of analytical skills and deep market insight. A candidate will be working in a fast-paced environment, focusing on a variety of corporate finance transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closing.

An M&A Director is responsible for marketing services to internal partners and external clients, developing client networks, and supporting efforts in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies, as well as mentoring and developing analysts and junior associates.

Background:

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience at a bulge bracket, reputable boutique or corporate finance advisory firm with demonstrable M&A execution experience
  • Demonstrated experience with managing all day to day aspects of client relationships, transactions and projects focussed in the leisure, retail and consumer goods sector.
  • Driven in originating work for the leisure, retail and consumer goods markets and networking to help build on the firms strong sector franchise.
  • Ability to make effective decisions by analysing information and considering priorities
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

The Role

  • Working with national and international, mid-sized companies in different sectors
  • Responsible for marketing services to internal partners and external clients and developing client networks
  • Supporting efforts in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies
  • Would lead a team and be responsible for other members
  • Mentoring and developing analysts and junior associates

The successful candidate would:

  • Demonstrate a hands-on mentality
  • Be flexible
  • Be professional with clients
  • Be proactive

If you have the right experiences and ready for a new career challenge, please send us your recent CV to contactus@bainewallace.com.

Vice President, Valuation Services – Germany

A global valuation and corporate finance advisory firm is currently looking to appoint a Vice President for its Valuation Services team. This role is available for one of their offices in Germany.

The company prides itself on its supportive and collaborative work environment that allows its professionals to share their perspective with the world through a balance of analytical skills and deep market insight. A candidate will be working in a fast-paced environment, and as a Vice President, is responsible for doing extensive work in sell-side and buy-side assignments on behalf of portfolio companies of venture capital funds, private equity funds, closely held businesses and publicly traded companies.

Background:

  • Minimum of 4  years of experience at a bulge bracket or reputable boutique or regional investment bank with demonstrable M&A execution experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting
  • Ability to make effective decisions by analyzing information and considering priorities
  • Ability to operate in an environment of rapidly changing priorities
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated experience with managing of day to day aspects of client relationships and projects

The Role

  • Work on a variety of transactions in all stages, from initial client pitches to transaction closings
  • Communicates regulatory, financial information and complex strategic issues in a clear, concise and relevant manner to assist and guide decision-makers in corporate finance transactions
  • Ability to market services both to internal partners and external clients, develop client networks, and support efforts in developing and executing sales and marketing strategies
  • Ensure quality of client deliverables by having a strong attention to detail
  • Mentor and develop staff – analysts and junior associates

The successful candidate would:

  • Demonstrate a hands-on mentality
  • Be flexible
  • Be professional with clients
  • Be proactive

If you have the right experiences and ready for a new career challenge, please send us your recent CV to contactus@bainewallace.com.

(Senior) Manager

Our client is a Tier 1 Global Consulting firm, who are currently looking to expand their Enterprise / Performance Improvement Practice by appointing a (Senior) Manager based in Germany and Switzerland. The company prides itself on its honest and open culture, offering a vibrant and cohesive working environment to the potential candidate.

Requirements:

  • 4 years of Consulting & Industry experience in a Tier 1 Consulting Firm or 6 years experience in a Consulting Firm
  • Hands-on project management experience
  • University degree (MSc or MBA preferably) – Accounting, Economics, Engineering etc.
  • Strong track record of delivering high-value work to meet clients’ needs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to build long-lasting relationships with clients and peers.
  • Experience in supervising team members.
  • Great communication skills; able to prepare easily understood presentations, communicate ideas in a quick and efficient way, as well as articulate communication of information, with audience-appropriate adaption.
  • Strong knowledge of business German and English, both verbal and written. Additional language is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a flexible manner and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel – 80%
  • Applicants must have a work permit to work and travel in the EU.

The company offers an excellent salary package + bonus.

If you feel you might be the ideal candidate for this position, please forward a CV and a covering letter to contactus@bainewallace.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Operations Manager

A leading Private Equity firm in Germany is currently looking for an Operations Manager with availability to start ASAP.  This role involves working closely with the management of portfolio companies in special situations to optimise their companies’ values. Prospectively, there would be a step-up into the Operations Director role within the business, while having responsibilities (e.g. CEO, COO, and CPO) in portfolio companies. From the Operations Director position, the candidate would be able to develop into a partner role within the business.

The candidate will be:

  • Part of the Operations Team (directly working for a portfolio company)  throughout the execution of projects
  • Working closely with management to develop entrepreneurial activities of the portfolio company and are operational in the role of project manager
  • Be responsible for carrying out projects Support the sustainable value creation process in the portfolio company throughout the holding period from analysis to implementation
  • In a position that offers great development opportunities in the business

Requires:

  • At least 5 years professional experience in a leading consulting firm, ideally Tier 1, with a focus on operations, lean manufacturing or restructuring
  • Entrepreneurial and analytical thinking and acting
  • Strong affinity to private equity and mid-market (German ‘Mittelstand’) with a hands-on mentality
  • Someone who is highly driven Strong implementation skills
  • Professional individual who possesses excellent communication skills
  • A highly committed individual
  • Someone who is open to traveling on a regular basis (as they will be operating at the portfolio companies)
  • Excellent academic achievements
  • Strong language skills in German and English

If you have the right experiences and are ready for a new career challenge, please send your recent CV to contactus@bainewallace.com.

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted, so if you do not hear back from us within the next 2 weeks, your application was not successful on this occasion.

Operations Director

A leading private equity advisor in Germany and the Dach region has a position for an Operations Director with availability to start ASAP.  The role involves supporting one or more of its portfolio companies, focussing on medium-sized companies in special situations and taking over a line manager role (e.g. Managing Director) as needed. Sustainable value creation through deployment of experienced operational experts and operational improvements is core to the investment strategy.

  • The candidate will be:
  • Part of the Operations Team (directly working for a portfolio company.)
  • Be involved in the pre-transaction phase
  • Support the sustainable value creation process in the portfolio company throughout the holding period
  • In a position that provides great power change
  • Working with new/existing management in their value enhancement efforts
  • Defining restructuring plans (operational, financial and legal structures) and monitoring their implementation in the portfolio companies
    • Pre-transaction: Participation in the deal process and due diligence, especially on operational, strategic, and management matters including development of robust improvement/growth concepts and business cases etc.
    • Holding Period: Taking on position as Managing Director (CEO, CRO, COO, CPO) in a specific portfolio company and driving growth (organic and add-ons) as well as reorganisation initiatives with specific focus on supply chain and production

Requires:

  • 3–5 years professional experience in a strategy consulting firm
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in a corporate management position, focussing on supply chain/operations/lean manufacturing
  • Improvement/restructuring experience within the manufacturing sector
  • Must be analytic
  • Able to travel 4-5 days a week
  • Native or equivalent German & English language skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must possess a hands-on mentality
  • Mid-market exposure with P&L responsibility desirable
  • MBA desirable
  • Engineering title desirable
  • High ambition and motivation desirable

 

If you have the right experiences and are ready for a new career challenge, please send your recent CV to contactus@bainewallace.com.

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted, so if you do not hear back from us within the next 2 weeks, your application was not successful on this occasion.

(Senior) Manager – Transaction Advisory Services

A global Business Advisory firm is currently looking to appoint a Manager/Senior Manager for its fast-growing transaction advisory services practice. This role is available for a number of offices in Germany.

The company prides itself on offering a good work/life balance with less traveling as well as a highly competitive compensation package. A candidate will be working in a fast-paced, vibrant working environment, focussing on a broad range of different industries in multiple sectors, though particular expertise in an area would be of value.

Transaction Advisory Services Manager/Senior Manager is responsible for performing accounting, operational and financial due diligence engagements.

Background:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant fields. CPA, CFA or CA certificates not required but are desirable.
  • 1+ years managerial experience in a TAS area within a public accounting firm.
  • Financial due diligence experience required.
  • Buy & Sell side experience.
  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office package; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of initiating and maintaining solid relationships with all level of client personnel, also utilizing industry relationships to identify business development opportunities.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment both independently and within a dynamic team.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

The Role

  • Working with national and international, mid-sized companies in different sectors
  • Be responsible for managing and maintaining financial due diligence projects, e.g. buy side and sell side of transactions, mergers, acquisitions etc.
  • Would conduct analysis of the companies such as valuations etc.
  • Would lead a team and be responsible for other members
  • Be responsible for reports of teams as well as data analytics

The successful candidate would:

  • Demonstrate a hands-on mentality
  • Be flexible
  • Enjoy working as part of a small team
  • Be professional with clients
  • Be proactive

If you have the right experiences and ready for a new career challenge, please send us your recent CV to contactus@bainewallace.com.

Please note, only successful applicants will be contacted, so if you do not hear back from us within the next 2 weeks, your application was not successful on this occasion.

(Senior) Manager – Transaction Advisory Services – California, US

A global Business Advisory firm is currently looking to appoint a Manager/Senior Manager for its fast-growing transaction advisory services practice. This role is available for a number of offices in California, US.

The company prides itself on offering a good work/life balance with less traveling as well as a highly competitive compensation package. A candidate will be working in an entrepreneurial environment amongst industry leaders, technical experts, and colleagues that support and promote the firm’s core values and vision. Also, there are a number of career development opportunities for the right candidate.

International applicants, who have past experiences in dealing with US companies, are also encouraged to apply, as the company will support with a visa application process.

Transaction Advisory Services Manager/Senior Manager is responsible for performing accounting, operational and financial due diligence engagements.

Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or other relevant fields.
  • 2 – 4 years of TAS experience within a public accounting firm.
  • Additional 2 – 6 years of Audit/Assurance background.
  • Financial due diligence experience required.
  • CPA, CFA or CA certificates required.
  • Buy & Sell side experience.
  • Strong knowledge of technical accounting areas such as US GAAP, IFRS, and SEC reporting.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office package; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Capable of initiating and maintaining solid relationships with all level of client personnel, also utilizing industry relationships to identify business development opportunities.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Ability to work in a demanding, fast-paced environment both independently and within a dynamic team.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

If you have the right experiences and ready for a new career challenge, please send us your recent CV to contactus@bainewallace.com.

 

Senior Vice President, Turnaround & Restructuring, Munich, Dusseldorf and Zurich

A leading Global Consulting firm is currently looking to expand their Turnaround & Restructuring Practice by appointing a Senior Vice President based in Germany (Munich and Dusseldorf) and Switzerland (Zurich).

The company brings together renowned industry professionals who are valued for their wide range of backgrounds and who are brought together to serve clients’ needs. You will be working side-by-side with directors and managing directors, providing insights and a wide range of services to companies facing strategic, financial, and operational challenges. You will be responsible for implementation of change strategies with high and sustainable impact for our clients.

The business prides itself on having a very low turnover of employees, therefore provides a stable and supporting environment for them to grow and develop their career internally.

Requirements:

  • 8 – 12 years of Industry + Consulting experience (Contingency planning, Distressed sale, Financial turnaround programmes, Formulating and analysing business plans and financial forecasts, Balance sheet restructurings etc.)
  • Advanced analytical, financial and modelling skills.
  • Hands-on project management experience in financial restructuring.
  • University degree (MSc or MBA preferably) – Accounting, Economics, Engineering etc.
  • Strong track record of delivering high-value work to meet clients’ needs.
  • Experience in supervising team members.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to build long-lasting relationships with clients and peers.
  • Great communication skills; able to prepare easily understood presentations, communicate ideas in a quick and efficient way, as well as articulate communication of information, with audience-appropriate adaption.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a flexible manner and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong knowledge of business German and English, both verbal and written. Additional language is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel – 100%, sometimes at short notice.
  • Applicants must have a work permit to work and travel in the EU.

The company offers an excellent salary package + bonus.

If you feel you might be the ideal candidate for this position, please forward your CV and a covering letter to contactus@bainewallace.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

Vice President, Turnaround & Restructuring, Munich, Dusseldorf and Zurich

A leading Global Consulting firm is currently looking to expand their Turnaround & Restructuring Practice by appointing a Vice President based in Germany (Munich and Dusseldorf) and Switzerland (Zurich).

The company brings together renowned industry professionals who are valued for their wide range of backgrounds and who are brought together to serve clients’ needs. You will be working side-by-side with management teams and key stakeholders to provide a wide range of services in relation to companies facing strategic, financial, and operational challenges.

The business prides itself on having a very low turnover of employees, therefore provides a stable and supporting environment for them to grow and develop their career internally.

Requirements:

  • 5-8 years of Industry + Consulting experience (Contingency planning, Distressed sale, Financial turnaround programmes, Formulating and analysing business plans and financial forecasts, Balance sheet restructurings etc.
  • Hands-on project management experience in financial restructuring.
  • University degree (MSc or MBA preferably) – Accounting, Economics, Engineering etc.
  • Strong track record of delivering high-value work to meet clients’ need.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; able to build long-lasting relationships with clients and peers.
  • Experience in supervising team members.
  • Great communication skills; able to prepare easily understood presentations, communicate ideas in a quick and efficient way, as well as articulate communication of information, with audience-appropriate adaption.
  • Strong knowledge of business German and English, both verbal and written. Additional language is a plus.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a flexible manner and in a fast-paced environment.
  • Willingness to travel – 100%, sometimes at short notice.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Applicants must have a work permit to work and travel in the EU.

The company offers an excellent salary package + bonus.

If you feel you might be the ideal candidate for this position, please forward your CV and a covering letter to contactus@bainewallace.com. We look forward to hearing from you!