Director- Corporate Finance & Restructuring

Job Locations US-CA-LA Area | US-CA-San Francisco | US-CA-San Jose | US-CA-El Segundo | US-CA-San Ramon
Job ID 2020-3928
3 months ago


Armanino LLP is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California.  We are a nationwide leader in serving privately held companies, as well as, non-profit organizations and public entities.  We provide four main areas of service – assurance/audit, tax, consulting and business management.  Our technology focus and global services are key aspects of our service lines.  We have been named to IPAs “Best of the Best” Firms in the country and Accounting Today’s “Pacesetters in Growth.” We have a vibrant company and have been consistently voted as a best place to work by Accounting Today, various Business Journals and Vault. 

Armanino’s Restructuring Consulting Practice focuses on strategic, operational, and financial challenges facing our clients. We address the full spectrum of financial and transactional challenges faced by companies, boards, investors, creditor constituencies and other parties-in-interest. Service offerings include:


  • Insolvency/Manage Wind Downs
    • Assignments for the Benefit of Creditors
    • Bankruptcy (Debtor, Creditor)
    • Managed Wind-Downs
    • Receiver/Examiner/Trustee
  • Turnarounds and Workouts
    • Strategic Advisory
    • Crisis and Interim Management
    • Business Restructuring and Stabilization
    • Performance Improvement
    • Debt Restructuring
    • Restarts/Recapitalization
    • Distress Transaction Specialists
  • Other
    • Forensic Accounting
    • Expert Witness

Corporate Finance                       

  • Sell-Side Representation
  • Buy-Side Representation
  • Transaction Advisory
  • Purchaser Representative
  • Shareholder Representative

For insolvency and managed wind-down projects, we work with all parties to maximize the recoveries and manage the orderly dissolution/liquidation of the entity.  In turnaround and performance improvement situations, we help company management stabilize finances and operations to reassure all parties-in-interest that proactive steps are being taken to enhance value. We develop financial projections and liquidity forecasts, improve cash flow management, obtain additional financing, negotiate loan covenant waivers and guide complex debt and operational restructuring. In addition to providing company-side services, we also provide analytical and advisory services to lenders and unsecured creditors of distressed borrowers. Outside of restructuring situations, we represent buyers, sellers or lenders involved in contemplated mergers and acquisitions, and hands-on support in evaluating opportunities across the risk/return spectrum.


What you’ll do: Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategic recommendations and developing relations with senior management, external partners and stakeholders.
  • Supervise the processes for financial forecasting, budgets and audits, and overseeing the preparation and reviews of all financial reporting.
  • Assist with high-level decisions about policy and strategy.
  • Assure legal and regulatory documents are filed and monitor compliance with laws and regulations.
  • Identify and address financial risks and opportunities for clients.
  • Provide leadership, direction and management of process and operations team assigned to deals, including directing other team members, and managing outside professionals involved in the engagement and client personnel.
  • Apply project management skills to ensure projects are scoped properly, appropriate priorities are established, implementation plans are executed, and projects meet client expectations.
  • Establish personal credibility, increases client satisfaction, manages client expectations, develops relationships with key decision makers, all while maintaining a professional image.

Additional work could include:

  • Assist with recruiting new staff members when necessary.
  • Preparation of reports, written analyses, presentations, quantitative exhibits, and other client deliverables regarding project scope and/or results of work performed.
  • Evaluate assessments and interpretations of historical financial, operational, and transactional data
  • Review complex cash flow projections and worksheets that model business processes and/or actual or hypothetical transactions.

What you’ll bring: Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or MBA.
  • 6 years minimum experience as a CFO.
  • Minimum of 10 years-experience in the restructuring industry plus client-side experience.
  • Familiarity with bankruptcy and non-bankruptcy insolvency approaches and issues with general knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles and terminology.
  • In depth knowledge of corporate financial law and risk management practices.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods.
  • Strong financial and accounting background, including an understanding of profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow management and general finance and budgeting.
  • Experience with corporate governance.
  • Proven negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, confidence and executive presence – ability to motivate staff.
  • Ability to work under pressure, plan personal workload effectively and delegate.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal), mathematical, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, multi-task environment with a strong attention to detail; projects typically include work on-site at various client locations.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software.

Now, the fine print...

Armanino LLP provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Armanino LLP complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Armanino LLP expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Armanino LLP’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.


For positions based in San Francisco, consistent with the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, an arrest and conviction record will not automatically disqualify a qualified applicant from consideration.


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