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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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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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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