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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Senior Associate – Valuation & Portfolio Analysis (NYC)

Our client is a top asset management firm with offices around the world. Our Client provides a broad range of investment and advisory services.

The valuation and portfolio analysis team manages the quarterly private equity valuation process, prepares portfolio performance analysis, supports business development and marketing initiatives, and is involved in various strategic initiatives including (but not limited to) financial forecasting.  The team is based in Our client’s New York office and is supported by an offshore team.  The assistant vice president will report directly to the valuation and portfolio analysis team leader.

Responsibilities:

Analyze data and materials related to fund and co-investment portfolios across 300+ legal entities;

Prepare and analyze various investment track records for business development, marketing, client-specific requests, and management;

Prepare and analyze revenue, carried interest, and expense forecasting;

Review quarterly co-investment valuation information;

Analyze fund investment valuations provided by managers and prepare summary information;

Maintain fund and co-investment watch lists summarizing underperforming and challenged investments;

Generate portfolio construction models/analyses and cash flow models;

Perform complex data management and analysis including investment portfolio analytics and investment modeling;

Manage multiple projects/requests simultaneously, ensuring that deadlines are met; and

Perform various ad-hoc and special projects as assigned.

Requirements:

5+ years of relevant experience, including an understanding of valuation approaches and methods;

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics;

Master’s degree in Business, Finance or Economics preferred;

Professional certifications preferred: CFA or CPA;

Exceptional MS Excel skills with the ability to build macros;

Demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis;

Ability to develop financial models including building models from scratch;

Alternative Investment sector experience;

In-depth understanding of investment performance, assets under management, asset allocation and risk exposure strongly preferred;

Experience working with offshore teams preferred;

Strong analytical, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills;

Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, often under tight deadlines; and

High energy level with strong work ethic and flexibility to work long hours at times to accommodate special client needs.

Location: New York, NY

Salary: $100,000 – 110,000 Plus Bonus

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Manager/Senior Manager – Structured Products (NYC)

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice. With offices located throughout the country, they are a full service firm offering a wide range of valuation and corporate finance services to both private and public companies nationwide. The ideal candidate should have concentrated valuation experience and strong experience with complex financial instruments.

 Responsibilities:

Our client is seeking a candidate with heavy quantitative skills.. The role has two needs; The first is a background in Stock Compensation. The second  is strong prior experience with CLO’s. The candidate will be responsible for supporting valuation services: specifically complex financial instruments. They will perform analysis and review model functionality, evaluate, and document the methodology employed, assumptions used and conclusions reached. The ideal candidate will have experience valuing structured products as well. They will have exceptional communication skills. They will be responsible for presenting valuation concepts to institutional clients which consist of hedge funds, private equity, pensions and endowments and financial institutions.

Qualifications:

5 years plus experience with options/derivatives valuations

Bachelor’s degree in math, physics or engineering from an accredited college/university

Experience in stock compensation

Exposure to structured credit asset classes like CMBS or CLOs and/or CDOs

Experience with RMBS analysis is a plus

Modeling experience with Intex

Some familiarity with other market data applications such as Bloomberg is essential

Some entrepreneurial experience

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Location: New York City, NY

Salary: $125,000 – $150,000 Plus Bonus and Quarterly Profit Sharing

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