Company Overview

In 2009, Accordion set out to prove that there was a better way to work in finance – and more specifically, a better way to unlock value potential in private equity portfolio companies. In the years since, our firm has grown into a nationwide team of 260+ finance and technology professionals, serving the world’s leading private equity firms from nine offices and remote locations across the U.S. (Accordion’s headquarters are in New York, with offices in Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and South Florida.)

Working at the intersection of sponsors and management teams, Accordion partners with clients at every stage of the investment lifecycle to elevate the finance function. Our services span the Office of the CFO – providing hands-on, results-oriented execution and technology-enablement.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and entrepreneurial environment. It means changing the way private equity firms create value at their portfolio companies. And ultimately, 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. Join us!

What You'll Do

We are looking for experienced Finance professionals (M&A, Private Equity, FP&A) to join Accordions' Project Based team.  This is a contracting role reporting to the Managing Director of the Strategic Finance Practice, and will be working remote with some travel in the future.

We are Headquartered in New York; however this role can be based in any of our current locations: Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco.

As a Project Based Consultant you will work on various client engagements to identify and rectify issues across a broad range of scenarios. You will be part of a cross-functional team, where you will work collaboratively with a diverse set of colleagues with backgrounds in Private Equity, Investment Banking, FP&A, Big 4 and Financial Controllers to:

  • Provide leadership support on client engagements including managing work streams to agreed timelines, performing quality control of client deliverables and leading the presentation of deliverables
  • Develop financial and analytic models at various granularity levels to drive operational and transactional insights
  • Conduct financial and business due diligence to assist with various investment and growth decisions
  • Budgeting & Forecasting Process Improvement
  • Stakeholder Reporting & Strategic KPI Enhancement
  • Perform detailed analysis and synthesize actionable insights from data sets and unstructured information sources
  • Construct impactful reports and presentations that enhance key stakeholders’ understanding of business trends and drivers

Ideally, You Have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, finance or economics. MBA a plus.
  • 5 years+ experience at a top tier private equity firm, investment bank and/or consulting firm
  • Strong transactional finance experience as well as an understanding of operational finance
  • Advanced Excel skills and very strong financial modeling and valuation skills; SQL, Tableau and/or Power BI are highly desirable
  • Strong quantitative and organizational skills
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight in the completion of projects
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and team-management skills
  • High integrity, independent and individually motivated
  • Ability and willingness to travel according to client needs (up to 50%) 

Ideally, You Are:

  • Passionate about delivering exceptional client service
  • Excessively detailed oriented with an eye for quality
  • Experienced managing projects with tight deadlines
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Comfortable in a fluid, flat organization
  • Able to effectively communicate complex issues and solutions, and raise issues to senior team members when necessary
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team as needed
Accordion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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