VP / AVP / Valuation Manager – Financial Reporting (Bucks County, PA)

Our client, a leading valuation practice is looking for a Vice President to enhance their Financial Reporting team. The VP will be responsible for performing valuation analyses using income, market and transaction approach and / or option-pricing models. Assignments will consist primarily of valuations performed for financial and tax reporting, including goodwill impairment studies and purchase price allocations, 409A, stock-compensation expense, business enterprise and common stock valuations.

This position will report to the Professional Services Manager and the Engagement Manager specific to current engagements.

Ideal Candidate will have strong financial reporting valuation experience (i.e. – purchase price allocation (ASC 805), goodwill impairment (ASC 350), 409A, and stock compensation expense (ASC 718) from a Top 8 accounting or valuation firm.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Lead and / or execute engagements; manage analysts.
    • Review engagement reports for accuracy, consistency, and completeness.
    • Conduct company, economic and industry research.
    • Client meeting and conference call participation.
    • Coordinate engagements with personal and real property teams.
    • Gathering and analyzing data, building financial models; and writing narrative reports.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

    • A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration;  ASA and/or CFA is credentials a plus.
    • 5-8 years of work experience in valuation, finance or accounting
    • Advanced working knowledge of Excel and Word
    • Strong oral and written communication skills and superior analytical capabilities are essential.

 

Green card and/or US Citizenship is required

 

Location: Bucks County, PA

Salary: $100K-$120K + Bonus

 

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Junior Analyst – Portfolio Valuation (Bucks County PA / 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: Bucks County PA / Boston, MA

Salary: Competitive Base * Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Manager / Director of Business Development (NYC)

Our client is seeking Business Development professionals for their NYC location. This is an excellent opportunity to work on top deals, as well as gain and develop key industry contacts.

These candidates should have concentrated Business Development experience.

Candidates can come from financial software or a broker dealer. Private Equity experience required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR GENERATING LARGE SALES REVENUE.
  • Prospecting and developing new leads as well as maintaining relationships with existing clients through meetings and attending industry events.
  • Responsible for managing client relationships and business development within the financial, corporate and asset management communities.
  • Interacting and coordinating with equity sponsors, investment bankers, accountants and attorneys.
  • Conducting business development and support including prospecting for new clients and leads, preparing and presenting marketing materials as well as scoping, pricing and negotiating assignments.
  • Business generation in valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets.
  • Selling 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.
  • Selling financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency.
  • Continually monitoring certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Finance or another related field. Masters is preferred.  CFA preferred.
  •  8+ years of successful Private Equity / Business Development experience selling to businesses and institutions.
  • Must have contacts in Private Equity, Hedge Funds, Corporations, CPAs, and Attorneys.
  • Experience in Valuation field required.
  • Excellent Prospecting skills.
  • Long hours and insight and desire to keep up with the M&A service advisors.

 

Location: NYC

Salary: $100-$115K range  plus  Bonus / Commission plan

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Manager / Sr. Manager Matrimonial Litigation / Forensic Accounting- (Remote – Northeast / Mid Atlantic)

Our client is a top financial advisory firm is looking to grow their litigation consulting practice, which is small yet growing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple complex matrimonial litigation projects.
  • Perform advanced financial analysis including asset tracing, lifestyle analysis, business valuation, cash flow analysis, income available for support, and settlement structuring .
  • Communicate and review results with clients in a timely and efficient manner .
  • Maintain and develop positive, productive, and professional relationships with clients and colleagues

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Advanced degrees including MBA or JD highly desired.
  • Preferred certifications: CPA; ASA/CVA/ABV; CFF; and CDFA
  • Training in divorce mediation and collaborative law highly desired
  • Five plus years’ experience in litigation and matrimonial forensics highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Open to forensic accountants who have asset tracing experience with openness to applying this skill to matrimonial litigation

 

 

 

Location: Remote but must reside within driving distance to Central NJ

Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus Package

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AVP / Sr. Associate – Trust, Estates, and Gift Tax Valuation (NYC / Central NJ)

Interested in joining an established, expanding firm with excellent leadership?

Our client is a leading financial advisory firm hiring a Specialist  in Trust, Estates and Gift Tax to their team. You would perform business appraisals and valuations primarily for estate tax planning purposes to closely held businesses, trusts, estates, and family businesses. This position would report into a Partner in the firm.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Accounting or another related field is required. Master’s Degree and/or CFA Designation (or CFA candidate) preferred. American Society of Appraisers – Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in Business Valuation preferred.  CPA or ABV a plus.
  • Minimum 3+ years valuation experience required.
  • Minimum 3 years working with trust, estates and gift tax for estate tax planning purposes.
  • Working experience with Excel modeling required.
  • Background in generating financial valuation modeling utilizing standard methodology practices that include Discounted Cash Flows and Comparables.
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills; experience preparing and reviewing valuation reports.
  • Strong technical skills including Word and PowerPoint skills  

 

Stable job history is mandatory.

Relocation assistance would be considered.

Location: NYC

Salary: $75K – $125K plus bonus

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Valuation Analyst – Financial Reporting (San Francisco, CA)

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice.

This candidate should have concentrated financial reporting valuation experience and strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.  This would include Equity valuations, Purchase price allocations, Goodwill impairments, Solvency opinions, and Equity Allocations (Option Pricing Models).

The Valuation Analyst will be involved in many aspects of financial valuation and advisory services to a variety of clientele. Specifically, they will report to upper management of the firm’s transaction and advisory practice, and will conduct sell-side and buy-side M&A activities and solvency opinion services.  In addition they will be responsible for advisory and valuation engagements to analyze potential liquidity options available to middle-market companies.

This is a flat organization with great visibility.  Management is very responsive to their employees, and  has created an ideal  platform for upward mobility.  Superior working environment.

Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field is required. Masters Degree and/or CFA Designation (or CFA candidate) preferred.

Up to 5 years  experience, preferably at a valuation or accounting firm, OR a minimum 1 – 2 years working experience within an investment banking, asset management or economic/financial consulting firm.

Must have background/exposure with financial reporting, accounting and valuation issues, as well as  financial modeling.

Direct current experience in ASC 350/805  (Goodwill Impairment) a must.

Background in generating financial valuation modeling utilizing standard methodology practices, as well as common stock option valuations experience under 409A.

Strong writing and presentation skills; experience preparing and reviewing valuation reports.

Strong technical skills including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills

Strong proficiency with on-line databases (Capital IQ) and Internet research of company specific, industry and economic analysis

 

Location:  San Francisco, CA

Base salary: Up to $100K  based upon experience + Quarterly Bonus and Year-End Bonus

 

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Financial Analyst – Portfolio Valuation (Bucks County PA / NYC / Boston, MA)

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice seeking an analysts for immediate start to join their portfolio securities 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.

2-5 years experience required. CFA / CPA a plus

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: Bucks County PA / NYC

Salary: Competitive Base * Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Junior Complex Securities Associate (NYC)

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice seeking associates to join their team. Ideal candidates will have a Quant background.

 

Requirements:

Undergraduate BS or BA, or a Graduate MS or MBA degree in Finance or similar. CFA, ASA, and/or CPA certification / track a plus.

1-3 years experience required , preferably within Big 4 or Valuation Firm

Quant background preferred

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: New York, NY

Salary: Competitive Base * Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

Senior Business Development Associate (Bucks County, PA)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a track record-a full service appraisal/financial advisory  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. They are seeking Business Development professionals for two locations. This is an excellent opportunity to work on top deals, as well as gain and develop key industry contacts. This firm has a phenomenal work environment that is very supportive.

These candidates should have concentrated Business Development experience.  Must have experience with Financial Statement, Private Equity, and some entrepreneurial or start up experience is a plus.

Candidates can come from financial software or a broker dealer. Possible backgrounds would include Financial Advisors or Loan Officers looking to leverage into the Private Equity / Hedge Fund arena.  Client will train on their product line. This position will support a certain market initiative into BDCs and PE.

MBA preferred.

 

** Role will include 25-35% travel

 

Relocation assistance possible for exceptional candidate.

 

Responsibilities:

  • WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR GENERATING LARGE SALES REVENUE.
  • Prospecting and developing new leads as well as maintaining relationships with existing clients through meetings and attending industry events;
  • Responsible for managing client relationships and business development within the financial, corporate and asset management communities
  • Interacting and coordinating with equity sponsors, investment bankers, accountants and attorneys;
  • Conducting business development and support including prospecting for new clients and leads, preparing and presenting marketing materials as well as scoping, pricing and negotiating assignments.
  • Business generation in valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets;
  • Selling 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;
  • Selling financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency;
  • Continually monitoring certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments;

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Finance or another related field. Masters is preferred.  CFA or CPA is a plus.
  • 5 to 10 years of successful Business Development experience.
  • Experience in Valuation field required
  • Excellent Prospecting skills
  • Long hours and insight and desire to keep up with the M&A service advisors

 

Location: Bucks County, PA

Salary: $115K Base  plus  Bonus / Commission plan

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VP Financial Reporting- ASC 718 (Chicago, IL)

Our Client is a leading financial advisory firm that provides expert opinions on the valuations of business, equity and debt securities, financial reporting, restructurings, tangible/intangible assets, and other property as well as providing sophisticated transaction services in the form of fairness opinions and solvency opinions.

This candidate should have concentrated financial reporting valuation experience and strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.  This would include Equity Valuations, Purchase Price Allocations, Goodwill Impairments, Solvency Opinions, Complex Securities and Equity Allocations (Option Pricing Models).

VP will be involved in many aspects of financial valuation and advisory services to a variety of clientele. Specifically, they will report to upper management of the firm’s transaction and advisory practice, and will conduct sell-side and buy-side M&A activities and solvency opinion services. In addition, they will be responsible for advisory and valuation engagements to analyze potential liquidity options available to middle-market companies.

This is a flat organization with great visibility.  Management is very responsive to their employees, and  has created an ideal  platform for upward mobility.  Superior working environment.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field is required. Masters Degree (MBA) and/or CFA Designation (or CFA candidate) preferred.
  • Minimum 7-10  years  experience, preferably at a valuation or accounting firm. Must have background/exposure with financial reporting, accounting and valuation issues, as well as  financial modeling.
  • Direct current experience in ASC 350/805  (Goodwill Impairment) a must.
  • Background in generating financial valuation modeling utilizing standard methodology practices, as well as common stock option valuations experience under 409A.  Prior ASC 718 experience is ideal, as the majority of the work will be working on these engagements.
  • Strong writing and presentation skills; experience preparing and reviewing valuation reports.
  • Strong technical skills including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Strong proficiency with on-line databases (Capital IQ) and Internet research of company specific, industry and economic analysis

 

 

Location:  Chicago, IL

Base salary: Competitive Base Salary + Generous Quarterly Bonus (approx. 30%) and Year-End Bonus

 

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