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Chicago, IL, United States
28 days ago
Chicago, Illinois, United States
28 days ago


ORBA’s growing practice has an opening for a Transaction Advisory Analyst to help clients analyze, structure and guide them through the entire transaction process.  You will join ORBA’s team of highly talented professionals at every stage from preliminary analysis of existing companies for future transactions to post transaction review and financial reporting.  As part of our team, you will work closely with ORBA’s leadership and company executives to help analyze company fundamentals, existing tax structure and financial statements to provide our clients the information and advice they need to make critical decisions.  

You will develop your skills as you work closely with ORBA’s leadership and client executives.  You will be responsible for research and due diligence activities related to transactions. 

Job Duties

  1. Review tax consequences of transactions for both the business entity and its individual owners and provide commentary and suggestions based on client’s needs.
  2. Recognize and communicate the impact to value of deal terms within acquisition documents (i.e. LOI, purchase agreements, etc.).
  3. Use strong analytical skills to verify the transaction funds flow models accurately reflect the deal described in negotiations.
  4. Use transaction models to help client’s better understand the effect on their business of the transaction.
  5. Learn to re-compute, interpret and review net working capital adjustments and calculations.
  6. Learn to understand and analyze the rules and calculations with respect to parachute payments and earn out computations.
  7. Respond timely to due diligence requests, analyze requests and create due diligence needs lists and follow up requests.



  • JD with a CPA is preferred
  • 3+ years in a law firm with experience working with transactions and corporate law.
  • Strong command of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks while working on multiple assignments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and analyze problems logically and comprehensively, distinguishing between relevant and irrelevant information
  • Ability to handle sensitive/confidential matters in a tactful and discreet manner
  • Ability to interface with a variety of management levels

Job Information

  • Job ID: 58286324
  • Location:
    Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Transaction Advisory Services Analyst
  • Company Name: ORBA
  • Job Function: Analyst
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: J.D. (Juris Doctor)
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
Chicago , IL , US

Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd., one of Chicago’s top 25 largest public accounting firms (Crain’s), has a team-oriented, client-focused environment encouraging creativity, initiative and the free flow of ideas. Our diverse client base consists of highly successful, privately-held companies in a variety of industries, as well as not-for-profit organizations and high-net worth individuals and families. We have excellent opportunities for bright, ambitious, entrepreneurial individuals with good business sense and we thank you...

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