Restructuring Senior Associate
Alvarez & Marsal - Atlanta, GA

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Alvarez & Marsal (A&M), a leading independent global professional services firm, specializing in providing turnaround management, performance improvement and corporate advisory services, is seeking to expand its Restructuring team. With more than 2,300 professionals based in locations across North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America, our firm excels in problem-solving and value creation. Drawing on a strong operational heritage and hands-on approach, our professionals work closely with organizations and stakeholders to help tackle complex business issues and maximize value.

Responsibilities: Job Description

A&M's Turnaround and Restructuring practice offers critical assistance to companies that are underperforming, in a crisis, or are healthy, but with underperforming divisions. Working directly with company management, A&M helps stabilize financial and operational performance by developing and implementing comprehensive profitability and working capital plans. A&M's involvement reassures creditors and investors that the company is taking steps to address its problems and maximize its value.

Our Turnaround Advisory professionals:
  • Address liquidity concerns
  • Stabilize core operations
  • Develop business plans
  • Review financial projections
  • Develop / review cost reduction initiatives
  • Implement cash conservation guidelines and controls
  • Implement ongoing communications processes with key constituencies
  • Identify and dispose of non-core assets
  • Assist in implementation of an operational restructuring
  • Manage creditor communication and negotiation processes
  • Develop pre-bankruptcy plans
  • Develop employee incentive plans
  • Assist with bankruptcy case administration

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top undergraduate business program or MBA
  • Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Turnaround Professional (CTP), or Certified Insolvency and Restructuring Advisor (CIRA) or demonstrated progress toward such certifications preferred
  • 6+ years of work experience in corporate restructuring, investment or commercial banking, and/or consulting or corporate positions with a financial or accounting focus, 4+ of which is restructuring experience.

Demonstrate an advanced level of experience with a number of the following areas:
  • Financial modeling, including analysis of financial statements and preparation of integrated 3-statement financial models without supervision
  • Ability to analyze cash flows and prepare a 13-week cash flow forecast model without supervision
  • Can contribute to development of a business plan
  • Ability to lead work streams and train staff
  • Understanding of the bankruptcy process and key operational performance drivers of a business
  • Ability to extract useful information from large sets of unorganized or incomplete data
  • Interaction with clients/personnel at all levels of a corporation and ability to supervise client employees
  • Use problem solving skills to provide alternative solutions to complex issues
  • Commitment to promoting integrity, leadership and objectivity
  • Entrepreneurial team player who can excel in a fast-paced, challenging work environment
  • Confident and efficient speaker, presenter and business writer
  • Shows potential to develop a network of restructuring industry contacts (attorneys, bankers, etc.)
  • Willingness to travel up to 100%