Valuation Associate – Private Equity (Chicago, IL)

Our Client, a Venture Capital and Private Equity Firm is looking for a Valuation Associate to work on a small team that will support the finance team and focus on activities related to financial reporting and valuation across the fund’s credit and equity investments.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Quarterly valuations of illiquid securities across a variety of asset classes including senior debt, warrants, common equity and preferred equity.
  • Experience utilizing a variety of valuation approaches including discounted cash flow, market multiples, market transaction and option pricing analyses.
  • Complete activities surrounding the year end valuation audits, third party valuation reviews, and other various audit inquiries regarding processes and conclusions.
  • Assist with the preparation of valuation materials for presentation to valuation and audit committees
  • Manage and work directly with third-party valuation consultants who assist with the quarterly valuation process.
  • Assist with the maintenance and support of the firm’s iLevel cloud-based reporting platform.
  • Provide additional analysis or support as needed.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or similar with strong record of academic performance.
  • 2-4 years of valuation experience within a consulting organization, public accounting firm or an alternative investment firm.
  • Sound understanding of valuation principles and basic credit risk metrics
  • Strong knowledge of all Microsoft Office products is required
  • Experience with CapitalIQ and Pitchbook strongly preferred.

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: $110K-$125K range Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Sr. Associate / Manager – Portfolio Valuation / Alternative Investments (NYC)

Our Client, a global Consultancy Firm is seeking Sr. Associates & Managers for their Alternative Investment Services division.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the team of Managing Directors, Senior Directors, Directors and Managers, primarily with project execution
  • Conduct research, synthesize information and develop reports
  • Use a variety of tools to conduct extensive data analyses and modeling

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, in a business-related major (accounting/finance preferred)
  • 2+ years of work experience, or relevant internship experience
  • Experience gained at a prestigious accounting or consulting firm, investment bank or independent valuation firm, or coursework/training in financial valuation preferred
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Self-starter; desire to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture

 

Location: NYC

Salary: $80K-$110K range Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Sr. Associate – Alternative Investment Valuations (NYC / Los Angeles)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of valuations mainly consisting of a alternative investment activities.
  • Build new and maintain existing financial models including but not limited to discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, trading comparables, transaction comparables, and allocation models
  • Analysis on financial and economic data.
  • Preparation of of reports and presentations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance or similar.
  • 3+ years of experience in investment banking, private equity, hedge funds, valuation, financial statement analysis, quantitative analysis, statistical sampling and econometrics, fixed income, and/or capital markets.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

 

Location: NYC / Los Angeles

Salary: Competitive Base * Plus Bonus Package

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Senior Investment Manager – Stamford, CT

Our Client, a Fortune 500 firm is looking for a Senior Manager for their Alternative Investments practice. Ideal candidate will have public accounting experience preferably at a Big 4.

Position will specialize in Alternative Investments services.

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, economics or business administration; CPA required
8+ years tax experience as well as investments and mutual funds
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Must be able to build and manage client relationships at a senior level with internal and external clients.

Location: Stamford, CT
Salary: Competitive Base Salary + Bonus

 

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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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