Transaction Advisory Manager, CFO Advisory

Job Locations US-MO-Saint Louis | US-TX-Dallas | US-CO-Denver | US-CA-El Segundo | US-IL-Naperville | US-IL-Chicago Area | US-CA-Northern CA (Remote)
Job ID 2021-4773
2 months ago


Armanino was founded 50 years ago and is in the Top 25 CPA firms.  We are unapologetic at wanting to be a high growth firm and have set out to prove that there was a better way to work in finance – and more specifically, a better way to help companies manage growth, transactions, technical accounting, implementations and provide business consulting expertise. In the years since foundation, our firm has grown into a bi-coastal team of 1500+ finance, audit and tax and technology professionals.


CFO Advisory Services focuses exclusively on the office of the CFO and we’re committed to driving value creation through financial consulting services and our client’s strategic goals.  We are a close-knit team that works with both private and public companies, across many industries.


So, what does it mean to work at Armanino? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and collaborative environment and it means making your mark on the firm’s future – by embracing a culture rooted in humility and a firm-wide commitment to building something great, together.


We are looking for candidates who are:

  • Innovative: We are trailblazers and idea generators. We embrace change and are not afraid to take risks in order to serve our clients better.
  • Passionate about exuding Positive Energy: Our positive attitude and spirit is the force multiple that drives our success.
  • Unafraid to tackle the most complex, ambiguous problems
  • Committed to unlocking client value



  • Work collaboratively with a diverse set of colleagues to serve clients in the areas of financial accounting matters and business processes: Purchase Price Accounting, Deal Structuring, Integration & Support, and IP Sales
  • Conduct Financial and Tax Due Diligence, including preparation of Quality of Earnings reports
  • Prepare financial statements, typically in connection with acquisitions, carve-outs, proposed sale transactions, restatements, etc.
  • Lead buy-side and sell-side transaction advisory engagements, providing financial and business due diligence assistance to companies and private equity investors with a focus on private equity deals.
  • Manage and coordinate approach of client, Armanino’s engagement teams, and third-party diligence providers throughout the transaction process.
  • Analyze target company data to identify historical and projected financial and operating trends, quality of earnings and working capital considerations, and potential liabilities and risks which impact valuation and negotiation of the target company.
  • Create and design tailored transaction advisory reports specific to key issues such as normalized earnings, valuation model input assumptions, achievability of management’s budget, and indebtedness considerations.


  • Lead and manage projects while coordinating directly with clients
  • Foster proactive working relationships with clients and cross-functional departments
  • Supervise and mentor staff or make timely and effective performance feedback and training


  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance, or another Business-related field is required
  • Preference for 4-7+ years’ experience in a public accounting firm and operational accounting role 
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • CPA is preferred
  • A strong and up-to date knowledge of US GAAP
  • Exceptional writing, communication, interpersonal, presentation, organizational, management, analytical, decision-making and research skills.             
  • Travel Required – up to 0% -25%. Note: for candidates in the Bay Area there will be out of area travel based on client needs


  • Self-motivated individual with the ability to meet project deliverables
  • Excellent organizational, management, analytical, decision-making and research skills
  • Ability to work well within a team structure and effect change cross functionally 

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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