Vice President – Portfolio Valuation (Bucks County, PA / NYC / San Francisco, CA)

Our client is a top rated independent valuation practice seeking an experienced portfolio valuation associate to join their NYC office at the VP level. The Vice President will be in charge of conducting valuations of various securities for investment companies (hedge funds, BDCs, etc.). These assignments will consist of but not be limited to illiquid investments, such as bank loans, subordinated debt, and preferred and common equity in privately-held companies, as well as structured products.

Excellent opportunity to work on top deals and gain key industry contacts gaining exposure to a wide range of valuation assignments involving both private and public 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing  and working with analysts and associates to conduct relevant research to support valuations, including analyses of subject company valuation drivers, research on private equity and private credit cost of capital, research and analysis of relevant industries and end markets, and comparable analyses.
  • Valuation of illiquid securities for hedge funds, private equity funds and business development companies.
  • Gather and document pertinent data obtained through client interaction.
  • Create and utilize financial models for discounted cash flow, guideline market multiple, market transaction and option valuations.
  • Manage and assist analysts and associates with valuation analyses and judgments to conclude fair value of relevant businesses and securities.
  • Prepare and review reports, and  relayresults to clients.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field. CFA and/or MBA preferred.
  •  7-15 years’ experience in financial services
  • Extensive experience with debt instruments and credit analysis
  • Proven technical, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills; experience working in a team setting and having interactions with clients.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments, prioritize tasks, and handle dynamic, time-sensitive engagements in a team setting.

 

 

Green card and/or US Citizenship is required

 

 

Location: Bucks County, PA / NYC / San Francisco, CA

Salary: Highly Competitive Base + Quarterly & Year-end Bonuses

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Valuation Partner – Forensic & Litigation (NY / MO / OH)

Responsibilities:

  • Generate work through current contacts and connections and actively engages with new contacts to bring in new work.
  • Develops and strengthens long-term relationships with senior client management, manages client expectations, and ensures client satisfaction.
  • Establishes work plan for each client assignment including assigning tasks and responsibilities, and ensures completion in accordance with plan and client expectations.
  • Manages the assignment budget and profitability in area of responsibility.
  • Takes a lead role in managing engagements.
  • Reviews and prepares reports to ensure analysis adequately supports conclusions reached.
  • Provides staff evaluation and guidance during and at the end of each engagement as well as completes annual and semi-annual performance evaluations.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrates proven ability to manage litigation projects from start to finish.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate, develop and coach teams.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and active participation in networking.
  • Strong project management and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates strong ability to develop and maintain customer service approach when building and maintaining client relationships.
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience.
  • Testifying expert experience in matrimonial valuation cases preferred.
  • B.S degree in accounting or finance required.
  • Professional licenses or credentials; CPA, ASA or CFA preferred.

 

 

Location: Suffolk County, NY / MO / OH

Salary: $300K-$600K

 

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Tax Senior (NYC / NJ / PA / CA)

Responsibilities:

  • Complete moderately complex projects accurately, thoroughly, and efficiently
  • Participate in staff training and tax department meetings
  • Prepare high level corporate and individual  returns, familiar with various state tax returns, major credits, current relief acts, and prepare provisions/Fin 48 analysis
  • Provide assistance to peers and others when requested
  • Create positive impression with client by exhibiting professional competence and ability
  • Put forth a diligent effort to pass CPA Exam and advance technical knowledge
  • Proactively participates in professional development opportunities, i.e. Mentoring Program
  • Recognize extended to tax service opportunities at client and brings them to the attention of upper management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or similar. Master’s a plus.
  • Eligible to sit for the CPA Exam, or current CPA credentials preferred.
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Understand all aspects of engagement
  • Demonstrate knowledge of accounting principles and tax standards to effectively supervise staff and solve routine engagement principles.
  • Strong technology skills, with proficiency in Axcess
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy
  • Effective listening skills
  • Time management skills
  • Effectively articulates basic tax and business issues and their resolutions
  • Exhibit effective listening and verbal skills as demonstrated by engagement behavior and staff performance

 

Location: NYC / NJ / PA / CA

Salary: Competitive

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Director / Managing Director (Denver / Tulsa / Dallas / Houston)

Our Client, is seeking seasoned professionals to further expand its market presence in the stock-based compensation and complex securities advisory services arena. The will consist of expanding the volume and variety of engagements and well as building a team of professionals to meet client service needs.

Company practice areas include complex financial reporting, valuation, corporate finance, dispute resolution, enterprise risk, outsourcing, process and technology, reserve engineering and geosciences, restructuring, strategy and organization, and tax.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or Accounting (MBA a plus)
  • 8-12+ years relevant experience preferably with some Big 4 expertise.
  • CFA / CPA Certification preferred

Public Accounting national network is highly favored as the firm is actively expanding.


Location: Denver / Tulsa / Dallas / Houston

Base salary: $200-$275K

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

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 / East Coast Remote

Salary: $150K base  + Generous Bonus package.

 

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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.

Recent grads -2 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: $55K-$70K Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

VP / SVP – Valuation (Tampa, FL)

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: Tampa, FL

Salary: $170K-$185K base + Bonus

 

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Manager / Director of Business Development ( NY / NJ / IL / FL)

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: NY / NJ / IL / FL (other areas will be considered)

Salary: $120K-$150K range  plus  Bonus / Commission plan

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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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Analyst – Portfolio Valuation (NYC/Remote)

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 Tax valuation, Litigations, 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.

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.

2 to 5 years  experience, preferably at a valuation or accounting firm, Big 4 experience is a strong plus.

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

 

** Us Citizenship or Permanent Residency required

 

Location:  NYC / Remote

Base salary: $100K range  plus bonus & profit-share

 

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