Director, Transaction Advisory Services

Kroll, LLC
Los Angeles, USA
Nov 15, 2022
Dec 15, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
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Our Transaction Advisory Services team including Operations Consulting professionals work with clients to recognize their business needs and is able to develop strategies that are critical to their investment decisions in support of transactions. Additionally, Operations Consulting professionals work alongside colleagues in Restructuring, Valuation, and M&A to support our clients' needs to develop a complete understanding of asset value and of EBITDA improvement alternatives available to stakeholders.

At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clients' most complex governance, risk, and transparency challenges. Apply now to join One team, One Kroll .


Operations Consulting professionals analyze the financial and operational performance of target companies by reviewing financial accounting records, examining operational performance reports, evaluating day-to-day company operations, and conducting interviews with management.
  • Manage operations assessment engagements in support of buy-side and sell-side transactions for private equity and corporate clients
  • Analyze financial reports and operations KPIs to determine operational health, diagnose root cause problems, and quantify opportunities for improvement
  • Assess company operations functional practices (people, process, technology): manufacturing, procurement, logistics, and SG&A / organization
  • Develop the business case for improvement: EBITDA and free cash flow opportunity and the timeline and any investment required
  • Identify post-acquisition operations improvement and/or merger integration work plan to achieve EBITDA targets
  • Design operational strategies alongside management to support growth such as the integration of automation and/or the addition of an ecommerce channel
  • Diagnose operations issues that underlie rapidly declining asset performance and/or cash flow issues with or without restructuring teammates
  • Use marketplace trends and operations know-how to provide insight to M&A client
  • Mentor Kroll's vice presidents, senior associates, and analysts
  • Minimum of 6 years of related operations analysis and advisory management consulting
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, Business, or anything Analytics based, MS or MBA preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership of consulting engagement teams
  • Experience in transaction diligence - in particular for private equity, founder-led/family-owned, and/or middle market businesses
  • Competence in presenting results to company management, private equity owners, and other stakeholders
  • Expertise assessing company operations: manufacturing, procurement, logistics, and SG&A / organization
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing business applications/technologies
  • Experience with mid-cap companies: ~$50 to 500m revenue, ~$5 to 50m EBITDA
  • Prior role in industry as a program manager or operations manager is a plus
  • Demonstrated superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and client relationships skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with focus on PowerPoint and Excel
  • Flexibility to travel, as needed
  • Always a sense of urgency
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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