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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Locations: NYC, Princeton, San Francisco, Milwaukee and More!

Salary: Competitive

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Valuation Analyst (San Francisco, CA)

Our client is a small firm that provides valuation services to technology companies. Seeking a Valuation Analyst to produce valuation reporting utilizing standard valuation methodologies and practices. This role provides valuation for Common Stocks, Purchase Price Allocations, Fairness Opinions, Estate Taxes and Litigation Support areas.

**Relocation Assistance is Available!**

** Must have U.S citizenship **

Requirements:
• Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field. Masters Degree and a CFA/CPA designation preferred.
• 2-3 years of valuation relevant experience required. Big 4 Firm a strong plus.
• Ability to analyze financial valuation models and communicate assumptions effectively.
• Knowledge of technology markets desired.
• Strong skills in Excel and Word.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Solid project management and presentation skills
• Strong work ethic and ability to work flexible hours around critical due dates.

Location: San Francisco, CA
Salary: $75K-$80K Plus Generous Bonus Paid Two Times Per Year and 401K

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Junior Valuation Analyst (NYC or Central NJ)

Excellent opportunity to work on top deals and gain key industry contacts. 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.

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice.

The Junior Analyst will primarily perform valuations of privately-held companies, including debt and equity securities and intangible assets in privately-held companies, as well as purchase price allocation work, for tax and financial reporting purposes. The position is ideal for someone interested in gaining a wide introduction to a variety of industries and valuation methodology as well as pursuing a CFA designation.

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:

Recent graduate to 3 years dependent on relevant work experience and education.

Undergraduate BS or BA, or a Graduate MS or MBA degree in Finance. Any coursework in valuation or securities analysis 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: NYC, Central NJ and San Francisco, CA

Salary: $50K-$60K 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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Junior Valuation Analyst (Central NJ)

Excellent opportunity to work on top deals and gain key industry contacts. 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.

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice.

The Junior Analyst 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. The position is ideal for someone interested in gaining a wide introduction to a variety of investment securities and valuation methodology as well as pursuing a CFA designation.

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 graduate to 2 years dependent on relevant work experience and education.

Minimum 1 to 2 years experience with portfolio valuation

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: Central NJ

Salary: $55K-$80K Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Senior Valuation Analyst – Portfolio Securities (Central NJ)

Excellent opportunity to work on top deals and gain key industry contacts. 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.

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice.

Our client has two open positions for a Senior Valuation Analyst. The roles are:

  1. Senior Valuation Analyst – Porfolio Valuation Group
  2. Senior Valuation Analyst – Purchase Price Allocation/Goodwill Impairment Group

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.

Minimum 3 to 5 years dependent on relevant work experience and education, specifically working with Portfolio Securities.

Minimum 3 to 5 years experience with either Portfolio Valuation or Purchase Price Allocation and GoodWill Impairment.

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: Central NJ

Salary: $60K-$85K Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Manager/Senior Manager, Valuation Appraisal – Commercial Properties (NYC)

Our client is an established business valuation firm and has earned a reputation as a leading provider of business valuation and security analysis, intangible asset and intellectual property appraisal and corporate finance. 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 valuation of commercial properties.
Responsibilities:
• Measure value of clients’ commercial assets by providing detailed valuation analysis.
• Perform valuation analysis at a property level utilizing practices to include market analysis, due diligence, and cash flow modeling.
• Prepare and present valuation analysis to clients, and assist in proposals and executive presentations.
• Responsible for the professional development and management of junior staff, who are also performing the above mentioned analysis.
• Assist in business development activities, as well as the development and maintenance of ongoing client relationships.
• Active participation with firm sponsored team building and social events.
Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Real Estate, Economics, Business Administration, Finance or related field. Progress toward coursework for a graduate degree is a plus.
• Minimum eight years working experience with commercial real estate valuation.
• MAI is required. Progress toward CPA, REAL, ABV, ASA , CFA, CMA, MBA or Doctorate degree is preferred. Any candidate without one of these other designations will be required to secure one within one year of employment.
• Solid understand of value conclusions under GAAP, tax, and regulatory rules allowing companies to understand the value of an entity, asset or liability so they can make informed business and investment decisions.
• Solid understanding of Discounted Cash Flow modeling in both ARGUS and Excel is required.
• Strong background in managing multiple client engagements and client service teams.
• Excellent advisory, compliance, verbal and written communication skills required.
Location: New York City
Salary: $150,000-$200,000 Plus Bonus

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Senior Valuation Associate, Valuation Manager and Senior Valuations Manager – Healthcare & Life Sciences (Short Hills, NJ)

Our client is a top consulting firm with offices around the world. Our Client provides a broad range of tax and advisory services. They are currently seeking a Valuation Manager – Heathcare and Life Sciences

Responsibilities:

Manage and deliver valuation services in the Life Sciences or Pharma Industries. Rendering financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency. Performing 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.  Constructing and maintaining sophisticated, scenario driven financial and valuation models. Continually monitoring certain economic, industry, company trends and developments. Preparing and presenting detailed financial analyses and reports. 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. Supervise, mentor, and facilitate the development of consulting skills for staff including valuation principles, communication, time management, and client product delivery.

Requirements:

* At least five years of relevant experience

* Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or Business* CFA or ASA required

* Experience in the Pharma or Life Sciences verticals

* Prior Management experience required

* A thorough understanding of valuation theory and practice.

* Superior written and verbal communication skills, solid analytical skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment

Salary: Competitive Base Plus Bonus
Location: Short Hills, NJ

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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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