Senior Accounting Analyst, Acquisition Integration



Job Description


Job Title: Senior Accounting Analyst, Acquisition Integration

Location: Alpharetta, GA


Aptean is changing. Our ERP solutions are transforming a huge range of global businesses, from food producers to manufacturers. In a world of generic enterprise software, we provide targeted solutions that bring together the very best technology and drive greater results. With over 3,500 employees, 60 different products and a global client base, there’s no better time to advance your career at Aptean.


About the role


The Senior/Lead Accounting Analyst on M&A team will be responsible for supporting accounting related, pre- and post-close activities of mergers and acquisitions. This position will be responsible for representing accounting throughout the M&A process, working with cross-department business leaders and functional accounting teams to ensure a seamless integration into the Aptean Finance and Accounting Organization.  


Responsibilities Include:

  • Representing Finance & Accounting throughout the M&A transition process, working with cross-department business leaders and functional accounting teams to ensure a seamless integration into the Aptean Back Office Systems Go Live
  • Working closely with the acquiree in understanding their accounting, business operations, and management reporting
  • Reconciling Recurring Revenue, Non-Recurring Revenue, COGs, Functional Department Opex, and EBITDA in management reporting for recently acquired companies
  • Support accounting related, post-close activities of mergers and acquisitions.
  • Map legacy financial accounting data to Aptean Financial Systems – Chart of Accounts, Subledger details, and historicals.
  • Align historical financial data to the deal model.
  • Be responsible for reviewing and uploading actual financial data from the acquiree.
  • Lead data load requirements meeting with the acquiring company – Subledger (AP, AR), Vendor, COGs, Deferred Revenue Waterfall, etc.
  • Partner with FP&A in understanding recently acquired company’s accounting in the budget process
  • Partner with Financial Systems on Back Office Go Live functionality and process mapping.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement methodology of the Finance Acquisition Integration Process.


About you


Bachelor’s degree required with a Master’s preferred. CPA also preferred. Typically requires a minimum of 3 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree. Typical range of experience is 3-5 years.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with mergers and acquisitions on the financial side is preferred
  • Attention to detail is highly important and a structured methodical approach is necessary
  • Knowledge of US GAAP (Purchase Accounting a plus)
  • Extensive knowledge in accounting and due diligence
  • Ability to lead cross-functional integration discussion
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to quickly build relations
  • Excellent analytical skills


If you share our mindset, you can share in our success. To find out more about joining Aptean, get in touch today.


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