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Round Lake, Illinois, 60073, United States
May 26, 2010

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Mani Muthappan

Permanent Address:

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Phone: (847) *** - ****

Round Lake, IL 60073

PricewaterhouseCoopers - New York, NY

Sep 2007 - Present

Transaction Services Financial Due Diligence - Senior Associate

Perform due diligence services on 34 merger & acquisition transactions with

market values ranging from $20 million to $3 billion for private equity and

corporate clients.

. Examine voluminous financial information and prepare comprehensive

analysis of target's profitability including key performance

indicators to decipher significant business issues under time

sensitive environments.

. Interview target management to expand understanding of business issues

while identifying non-recurring expenditures / income to formulate the

run-rate of the business.

. Review target's actual results versus forecasted and budgeted results

to obtain an understanding of the financial and planning capabilities

of the target.

. Analyze seasonality of working capital and its components to develop

an understanding of its requirements.

. Review client's valuation model to provide comments and observations

based on knowledge of target's historical financial information.

. Create due diligence reports to present observations and analysis

obtained during the diligence process.

. Lead small and mid-size transactions with up to $50 million in

revenues while managing teams of three to five professionals.

. Assume ownership of key diligence areas on mega-transactions with

teams comprised of up to twenty five professionals.

. Assist specialists including tax, HR, and IT professionals with

obtaining relevant information from target. Facilitate discussions

between financial team and specialists to integrate respective

findings into diligence report.

. Assist director and partner in planning the diligence by drafting a

scope of services to be performed and identifying the composition of

the diligence team.

. A focused team player with strong business acumen drawn from a wide

array of industries including healthcare, consumer products, services,

retail, media, and software.

KPMG - Chicago, IL

Aug 2004 - Sep 2007

Audit - Information, Communication Entertainment - Senior Associate

Managed field work of SEC and Non-SEC audit engagements on software and

media clients with market values of $200 million to $750 million.

. Led fieldwork for special projects including the S-1 Filing for the

initial public offering (IPO) of GateHouse Media, Inc and awarded

"Standing Ovation" recognition.

. Managed first and second year associates on the audit of balance sheet


. Audited technical accounting areas including SFAS 141 Accounting for

Business Combinations and SOP 98-1 Accounting for the Costs of

Software Developed or Obtained for Internal Use.

. Coordinated with the tax, equity and derivative specialists to ensure

proper accounting and presentation of applicable areas.

. Tested internal controls of the accounting departments of clients to

ensure they are compliant with requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.


University of Illinois Urbana - Champaign

. Masters in Accounting Sciences - GPA 3.7 / 4.0

May 2004

. Bachelor's of Sciences - Accountancy - GPA 3.4 / 4.0

Aug 2003

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

. Completed Certified Public Accountancy (CPA) Examination

Jan 2006


St. Josephs School - Advisory Board Member

Sep 2007 - Present

. Review monthly financial statements and advise school on strategy and


. Introduce basic concepts of business to 3rd and 4th graders


. Interests include sky diving and hiking across scenic places of the

world, reading non-fiction books and Indian mythology.

. Fluent speaking and reading Tamil.

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