Financial Analyst – Portfolio Valuation (Boston, MA)

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice seeking an analyst to join their Boston team . This role will primarily perform valuations of various investment securities for hedge funds and other investment companies. Such securities consist of illiquid investments such as bank loans, subordinated debt, and preferred and common equity in privately-held companies, as well as structured products and other unique securities.

Responsibilities:

Conduct research on client, competitors, industry, and capital markets, including market multiples, comparable ratios, and credit spreads.

Gather and document pertinent data obtained through client interaction.

Build, modify and utilize financial models for discounted cash flow, guideline market multiple, market transaction, fixed income and option valuations.

Perform valuation analyses on companies and their securities across a wide range of industries using relevant qualitative information gathered and through the application of proprietary quantitative valuation models.

Assist in preparing formal client reports.

 

Requirements:

Undergraduate BS or BA, or a Graduate MS or MBA degree in Finance. Any coursework in valuation or securities analysis a plus.

Recent Grad – 3 years experience dependent on relevant work experience and education. (3.4 GPA or higher required)

Advanced, working knowledge of Excel and Word.

Strong oral and written communication skills and superior analytical capabilities are essential.

Self starter and ability to master new tasks quickly.

Ability to work on multiple assignments, prioritize tasks, and handle dynamic, time-sensitive engagements in a team setting.

Strong work ethic and ability to work flexible hours around critical due dates.

Applicants must have unrestricted authorization to work for any employer in the U.S.

 

Location: Boston, MA

Salary: Competitive Base * Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Portfolio Securities Associate / Senior Associate (NYC / Princeton Metro)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a 30 year track record-a full service appraisal/financial advisory firm that provides expert opinions on the valuations of business, equity and debt securities, intangible assets, and other property as well as providing sophisticated transaction services in the form of fairness opinions and solvency opinions.

These valuation roles will administer independent valuation services for BDC’s, Hedge Funds, LP’s and Private Equity Firms. Role performs necessary valuation, review prospective offering documents, assess current market and financial conditions, advise and prepare reports/documents with direct client contact. The ideal candidate should have concentrated valuation experience with expertise in various valuation methods (income/market approaches, option pricing, waterfall), investment research, financial modeling, financial statement analysis, reporting writing & Fair Value Accounting as well as strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.

The Group offers deep expertise in understanding and valuing complex financial instruments and derivatives (including various debt and equity structures such as embedded derivatives, convertible debt securities, relative TSRs and other share based compensation programs, SWAPs, CDOs and CLOs) for financial reporting purposes, tax and regulatory compliance, transaction support, capital investor requirements, and corporate strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform valuations of complex securities such as options, warrants, convertible bonds, contingent considerations and preferred and common stock in privately-held companies. These valuations could be under ASC 718, ASC 805 or ASC 820.
  • Provide financial advisory services in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and public and private financings as well as for financial and tax reporting purposes.
  • Render financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency.
  • Perform valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets.
  • Perform detailed due diligence including site visitations, management interviews, review of strategic alternatives and legal documentation as well as business, financial, industry, and market research and analysis.
  • Construct and maintain sophisticated, scenario driven financial and valuation models including analysis of financing alternatives, cash flow and IRR analysis, LBO/debt repayment analysis, accretion/dilution analysis, sum-of-the-parts valuation, discounted cash flow valuation, comparable public company valuation, comparable merger and acquisition valuation, loan pricing and derivative pricing.
  • Monitor certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments.
  • Prepare and present detailed financial analyses and reports.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field. CFA and/or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 1-5 years of relevant experience.
  • A broad, in-depth knowledge of Portfolio Investment Valuations
  • Thorough understanding of valuation theory and practice.
  • Ideal candidate has a working background within a Big4 Accounting firm, sell side research OR valuation firm.

Salary: Competitive plus Generous Quarterly Profit Sharing & Year-end Bonus

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Portfolio Securities Valuation Manager (Central NJ)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a 30 year track record-a full service appraisal/financial advisory firm that provides expert opinions on the valuations of business, equity and debt securities, intangible assets, and other property as well as providing sophisticated transaction services in the form of fairness opinions and solvency opinions.

These valuation roles will administer independent valuation services for BDC’s, Hedge Funds, LP’s and Private Equity Firms. Role performs necessary valuation, review prospective offering documents, assess current market and financial conditions, advise and prepare reports/documents with direct client contact. The ideal candidate should have concentrated valuation experience with expertise in various valuation methods (income/market approaches, option pricing, waterfall), investment research, financial modeling, financial statement analysis, reporting writing & Fair Value Accounting as well as strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.

The Group offers deep expertise in understanding and valuing complex financial instruments and derivatives (including various debt and equity structures such as embedded derivatives, convertible debt securities, relative TSRs and other share based compensation programs, SWAPs, CDOs and CLOs) for financial reporting purposes, tax and regulatory compliance, transaction support, capital investor requirements, and corporate strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform valuations of complex securities such as options, warrants, convertible bonds, contingent considerations and preferred and common stock in privately-held companies. These valuations could be under ASC 718, ASC 805 or ASC 820
  • Provide financial advisory services in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, recapitalizations, leveraged buyouts and public and private financings as well as for financial and tax reporting purposes.
  • Render financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency.
  • Perform valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets.
  • Perform detailed due diligence including site visitations, management interviews, review of strategic alternatives and legal documentation as well as business, financial, industry, and market research and analysis.
  • Construct and maintain sophisticated, scenario driven financial and valuation models including analysis of financing alternatives, cash flow and IRR analysis, LBO/debt repayment analysis, accretion/dilution analysis, sum-of-the-parts valuation, discounted cash flow valuation, comparable public company valuation, comparable merger and acquisition valuation, loan pricing and derivative pricing.
  • Monitor certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments.
  • Prepare and present detailed financial analyses and reports to directors, senior managers, lenders and shareholders.
  • Interact and coordinate with equity sponsors, investment bankers, accountants and attorneys on a daily basis.
  • Manage multiple engagements simultaneously with tight-deadlines in an unstructured and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing clients through periodic conversations and meetings.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field. CFA and/or MBA preferred.
  • 5 years experience, and prior experience managing small teams of analysts.
  • A broad, in-depth knowledge of Portfolio Investment Valuations
  • Thorough understanding of valuation theory and practice.
  • Ideal candidate has a working background within a Big4 Accounting firm, sell side research OR valuation firm.

Location: Central NJ

Salary: Very Competitive

 

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