M&A Accounting Director

Harvest Technical is seeking a Director, M&A Accounting for our Biotech client in the Greater Bay Area
Director, M&A Accounting will facilitate the Accounting activities related to recording the Acquired Company acquisition and subsequent asset sale.

Completion of opening balance sheet scrub including:
Evaluation of balances against 12/31 reconciliations for reasonableness (vouching cash to 1/15 statements)
Review Acquired Company assumptions related to transaction costs and severance accruals
Review pre-close equity transactions for appropriate presentation in closing balance sheet
Application of KPMG US GAAP vs IFRS guidance to opening balance to identify adjusting items
Purchase accounting:
Facilitate to ensure that all acquisition related costs are identified and appropriate accounted on the Acquired Company and the Company
Assist Technical Accounting with purchase accounting entries for general ledger entry
Assist Technical Accounting purchase accounting disclosure support gathering
Development of step plan to execute Tax transaction summary elements.
Beyond the purchase accounting, will address (see below table):
February asset sale
Intercompany service agreements
Reorganization accounting step plan
Prior experience performing merger and acquisition related accounting integration and transaction accounting.
Experience evaluating accounting records for IFRS vs US GAAP accounting treatment.
Ability to effectively facilitate between accounting teams - acquired and corporate - local and remote.
Ability and willingness to work through detailed records and document recommended accounting - down to the journal entry level
BA/BS Accounting, or related degree
CPA, public accounting experience

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