Restructuring Associate

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Perm (Contingency)
  • Job #31395

Compensation: $90,000-$175,000 + bonus

Location: New York, NY

Leading Private Investment Firm is seeking a Restructuring Associate to join the Finance Practice Team. The Finance Practice partners with investment teams across all investment strategies, portfolio company management teams and board of directors to provide a wide range of strategic, value-additive financial and operational support.

Highlights About the Company & Position:

  • Lead financial and operational due diligence processes across all the investment strategies to validate financial, strategic, commercial, and operational assumptions, including run-rate earnings, cash flows, liquidity requirements, and exposures.
  • Evaluate the operational capabilities of the target company’s Finance, Accounting, Treasury and Tax functions.
  • Develop financial reporting capabilities including, but not limited to (i) dynamic business performance and liquidity models, (ii) daily and 13-week cash flow projections, (iii) key performance indicators, (iv) business segment and product performance, (v) synergy realization, and (vi) covenant sensitivities.
  • Drive other strategic financial and operational improvements that underscore the investment thesis and value creation by partnering with management, other members of the operating platform, and the investment teams.
  • Partner with the investment team to perform discrete financial and business analyses.
  • Analyze, review, and negotiate transaction documents including key financial and operational provisions within purchase agreements and transitional service agreements.
  • Collaborate with the investment team to obtain third-party debt financing for prospective acquisitions.


  • BA or BS in Finance and/or Accounting with an excellent academic record. MBA preferred.
  • CPA (including international equivalent) or CFA preferred.
  • 4-6 years of experience as a top performer at an upper-tier transaction / financial advisory, corporate finance, restructuring, or strategic finance firm.
  • Highly skilled in all relevant aspects of financial operations, M&A, and business transformation including analyzing (i) business performance, (ii) historical and projected financial results with an emphasis on earnings and free cash flow, (iii) operational trends, capabilities and strategy and (iv) strategic finance and value creation.
  • Extensive experience with (i) financial modeling, reporting and KPI’s, (ii) budgeting and planning, (iii) liquidity and working capital management, (iv) business strategy and value creation, and (v) all other aspects of foundational and strategic operational finance.
  • Familiarity with advanced data analytics techniques and tools (Alteryx, Tableau, PowerBI, etc.) and ERP systems are a plus.

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 31395