Senior Valuation Associate (Chicago, IL)

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.

Responsibilities:
• Analyze competitive industries and the financial conditions of comparable companies.
• Model and evaluate business plans, financial statements, and cost allocations.
• Assist in the due diligence of pending merger and acquisition activities,, public-company purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment assesments, international restructurings and private-company fairness opinions
• Assist in report preparation, proposals and executive presentations.
• Prepare and analyze financial and economic data for tax and regulatory compliance.
• Review and analyze U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) financial statements.
• Research comparable publicly-traded companies.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field. CFA and/or graduate degree is a plus.
• Minimum two years working experience with valuation-related projects within an audit, tax, and advisory firm
• Minimum two years working experience with valuations of business entities and intangible assets, purchase price allocations, and financial analysis and research
• Experience with MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Able to work well both autonomously and in a team environment.

Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Competitive

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Manager, Valuation Real Estate Appraisal (Chicago, IL)

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 complex financial instruments.

Responsibilities:
• Identify and calculate value of assets by providing independent and well-supported valuations to clients.
• Perform local, national and international real estate market analysis. Analysis includes public and private entities.
• Develop and maintain client relationships, and assist in business development.
• Mentor and supervise staff.
• Gather data for client contracts via direct communication. Clients include brokers, appraisers, investors, developers and asset managers.
• Strong understanding of regulatory requirements (GAAP, tax and other regulatory areas), so effective communication and guidance may be given to clients for full understanding of the value of their assets and liabilities for financial decision making.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field. Progress toward coursework for a graduate degree preferred.
• Minimum 5 years of experience performing commercial real estate valuations, preferably in an accounting firm.
• Solid understanding of Discounted Cash Flow modeling in both ARGUS and Excel
• Strong background in managing multiple client engagements and client service teams.
• Excellent advisory, compliance, verbal and written communication skills required.

Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Competitive

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Manager, Financial Due Diligence (Chicago, IL)

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:
• Manage transaction advisory engagements (buy-side and sell-side). Provide due diligence assistance (financial and business) to companies and private equity investors.
• Oversee direction of client management.
• Manage teams, and third party diligence groups during transaction process.
• Analyze company data to target past and projected operational and financial trends.
• Assess company data for specific reasons of quality of earnings and working capital options. Also review for potential liabilities and risks, which would impact valuation and negotiation of the target company
• Responsible for the design and initial creation of custom transaction advisory reports that are targeted to to key issues such as achievability of management’s budget, normalized earnings, and indebtedness considerations and valuation model input assumptions.

Qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance or related field. CPA is preferred.
• Minimum five to seven years of related work experience. Minimum four years of experience in top ten public accounting firm: accounting, advisory, financial audit, or transaction experience.
• Excellent project management experience that includes planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing staff, clients, and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project
• Strong current knowledge in one or more of: United States Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, Securities and Exchange Commission financial reporting issues, International Financial Reporting Standards , mergers and acquisitions, or transaction services
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to travel fifty percent annually including potential international travel

Location: Chicago, IL
Salary: Competitive

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