Strategic Finance, Project Based Consultants

Accordion Partners, New York, NY

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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 175+ finance and technology professionals, serving nearly 200 of the world’s leading private equity firms out of offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Michigan, South Florida, and Dallas.

Our mission is to elevate the finance function, one client at a time.  Focusing exclusively on the office of the CFO at Private Equity-backed companies, we’re committed to driving value creation through financial consulting services and portfolio operations technology.

So, what does it mean to work at Accordion? It means thriving in a high-growth, agile, and collaborative 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!

We are looking for Project Based Consultants to join the Accordion team. This role can be based in any of our current locations: Boston, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco. This is a contracting role reporting to the Managing Director of our Strategic Finance Practice.

As a Project Based Consultant, you will

  • Provide 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
  • 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
  • Lead/participate in consultant teach-ins and other training exercises
  • Participate in the performance review process for engagement teams

The ideal candidate will have

  • A bachelor’s degree in business, finance or economics. MBA a plus.
  • 6 years+ experience at a top tier private equity firm, investment bank, consulting firm and/or Corporate FP&A role
  • Strong transactional finance experience as well as an understanding of operational finance
  • Advanced Excel skills and very strong financial modeling and valuation skills; power users of SQL, Tableau, 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 70%) (currently remote)


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.

About Accordion Partners

About us Accordion is the leader in private equity consulting, focused exclusively within the Office of the CFO. We are a partner to portfolio operations groups, working shoulder-to-shoulder to implement new mandates and facilitate decision-making. Our specialized team brings financial acumen along with a deep understanding of the pace and rigor required in a private equity-backed environment.

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