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Director

Company: KPMG
Location: Santa Clara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

**Business Title:** Director, Accounting Advisory Services

**Requisition Number:** 58218 - 12

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** CA

**City:** Santa Clara

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director in Accounting Advisory Services for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Manage large scale accounting advisory engagements and provide accounting support to clients, including implementation assistance with new accounting requirements and financial restatements

+ Assist with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) regulatory filings for spin-offs, carve-outs, initial public offerings (IPO), debt offerings and other acquisition filings for both domestic and cross-border transactions

+ Deliver conversion services to U.S. and foreign registered companies that need a change in their financial reporting to U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)

+ Provide transaction oriented accounting and reporting assistance for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, complex capital raising and financing structures, financial instruments, revenue recognition and provide fresh-start accounting support to clients upon emergence from bankruptcy

+ Work with valuation advisors to assess the impact and reporting of valuation events such as acquisitions, management buyouts and fresh-start accounting

+ Identify and build long-term business relationships with new target clients and key executives

Qualifications:

+ Minimum eight years of recent experience with a public accounting firm, advisory services firm or a large multinational organization conducting financial audit or corporate accounting

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field; licensed CPA or CPA equivalent required

+ Strong current knowledge in one of the following: U.S. GAAP, IFRS, SEC financial reporting issues, bankruptcies, business combinations or financial restatements

+ Demonstrated ability to connect with senior executives of leading organizations to generate new business relationships and projects

+ Demonstrated ability to lead teams of over twenty employees comprised of diverse backgrounds and skill sets

+ Willingness and ability to travel

+ Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 3

**GF:** 15299

Keywords: KPMG, Santa Clara , Director, Other , Santa Clara, California

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