M&A Accounting Manager


Since 2009, Pipaya has provided clients with Big Four-quality service, experience, and expertise—all at an excellent value.


Pipaya is a boutique accounting and advisory firm that provides expert M&A accounting and advisory services to middle‐market companies interested in buying, selling, or growing their businesses.


A Manager serves as the point of contact for service delivery on projects. In this role you will:

  • Build relationships with clients and Pipaya employees.
  • Train, coach, mentor, and evaluate employees. Communicate areas of responsibility to each team member and provide continuous feedback.
  • Proactively communicate with Directors and Partners; provide upward feedback.
  • Lead a team in understanding and achieving project goals, timelines, and deliverables.
  • Manage project budgets and proactively communicate status to clients.
  • Assist C‐Suite executives, investment bankers and attorneys in evaluating and closing sales and acquisitions of companies.
  • Perform Sell Side Advisory Engagements by analyzing company financials; advise and implement next steps to prepare financials for due diligence or to be used in the M&A process. Prepare and validate financial information during the due diligence process.
  •  Perform Buy Side Engagements by analyzing target company financials; discuss results with target management and communicate key matters into a report to help our clients evaluate and price the business.
  •  Perform other consulting and advisory projects as needed. Work directly with our clients to understand their goals and develop solutions to achieve them.
  • Proactively identify and implement ways to improve your work and the work of your team.
  • Actively participate in improving the firm’s operations and culture, ensuring we’re upholding our firm values.
  • Be a Pipaya ambassador ‐ develop new and existing relationships to expand Pipaya’s reach and brand awareness.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA license.
  • 4 ‐ 8 years of experience working in client service or industry, preferably at a Big 4 firm.
  • Prior M&A / Transaction Services / Financial Due Diligence experience required.
  • Expertise and familiarity with preparing and analyzing financial statements in compliance with US GAAP.
  • Experience with understanding accounting policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Basic understanding of government contract accounting specific concepts (such as revenue recognition, indirect rates, etc.).
  • Ability to manage, lead, and mentor a team and serve as the primary point of contact.
  • Eagerness and desire for continuous learning and improvement in the craft of accounting, transactions and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact with clients and teammates.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts and technical accounting issues in simple terms that anyone can understand.
  • Ability to be flexible in work scheduling in order to help our clients and referral partners close deals.
  • Ability to multi‐task and service multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proven track‐record of quality work, meeting deadlines, and meeting budgets.
  • Ability to balance a keen attention to detail while understanding big picture goals.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and a general familiarity with accounting software such as timekeeping, labor posting, and general ledger.

Benefits (just to name a few):

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Bonus Plan
  • Commission Plan
  • Employee Referral Bonus ($5K+)
  • Business development budget
  • CPE / Training budget
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and adoption leave
  • Corporate Matching Gift Program
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