Financial Analyst Sr. Associate / Manager – Financial Reporting Valuation (PA /NYC)

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 financial advisory  & valuation practice.

The Financial Analyst will primarily perform valuations of privately-held companies, purchase price allocation work,  goodwill impairment, and tax for financial reporting purposes as well as illiquid securities and supporting business development activities

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze competitive industry dynamics and financial conditions of peer companies, evaluate business plans, adjust financial statements, and build cost allocation models
  • Conduct research on client, competitors, industry, and capital markets, including market multiples, comparable ratios, and credit spreads.
  • Participate in due diligence activities on pending M&A transactions, public-company purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment measurement, 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
  • Gather and document pertinent data obtained through client interaction. .
  • 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:

3-5 years’ work experience at a valuation firm or public accounting firm.

Undergraduate BS or BA, or a Graduate MS or MBA degree in Finance from top college. Any coursework in valuation or securities analysis a plus.

Must have CFA or be in the process of obtaining it.

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: Highly Competitive Base Salary Plus Quarterly Profit-Share & Year End Bonus

 

 

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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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VP / SVP – Financial Reporting Valuation (Chicago, IL)

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: Chicago, IL

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

 

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Valuation Analyst – 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, 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.

Minimum 1-2 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.  Candidates working in Audit or performing financial analysis planning and analysis will be considered.

Must have background/exposure with financial reporting, accounting and valuation issues, as well as  financial modeling.

Direct current experience in ASC 718 & 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:  Chicago, IL

Base salary: $70K-$80K Base + Bonus package

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Entry Level Financial Reporting Analyst (Philadelphia Metro)

Our client is a top rated independent financial advisory & valuation practice expanding their Milwaukee office.

The Financial Analyst will primarily perform primarily perform valuations for purchase price
allocation, impairment testing purposes, and stock compensation expense.

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:

  • Analyze competitive industry dynamics and financial conditions of peer companies, evaluate business plans, adjust financial statements, and build cost allocation models
  • Conduct research on client, competitors, industry, and capital markets, including market multiples, comparable ratios, and credit spreads.
  • Participate in due diligence activities on pending M&A transactions, public-company purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment measurement, international restructurings and private-company fairness opinions
  • Assist in report preparation, proposals and executive presentations
  • Research comparable publicly-traded companies
  • Gather and document pertinent data obtained through client interaction. .
  • 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 Grad-3 years experience.

Undergraduate BS or BA, or a Graduate MS or MBA degree in Finance from top college. Any coursework in valuation or securities analysis a plus.

Must have CFA or be in the process of obtaining it.

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: Philadelphia Metro

Salary: Very Competitive + Bonus package

 

Manager/ Sr. Manager – Valuation (Northeast / Mid-Atlantic/ Remote Option)

Our Client, an advisory firm with locations across the U.S is seeking a Manager / Sr. Manager for they Corporate Advisory and Valuation Services team. The position is flexible with a remote option and will cover the Northeast / Mid-Atlantic territory.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the lead on engagements and interact directly with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assist in the training, development, and mentoring of junior staff.
  • Perform in-depth company, industry, market, economic, and competitor research.
  • Gather data pertinent to the engagement through public and proprietary data research, and direct client interaction.
  • Prepare written communications of both qualitative and quantitative research results in a clear and concise manner.
  • Develop and manipulate financial models for discounted cash flow, market multiples, and market transaction analyses.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, or related field, with sufficient accounting course work from an accredited college or university.
  • 4-7 years of relevant experience.
  • ASA, CPA, CFA, MBA a plus, but not required.
  • A solid understanding of financial valuation theory, methodologies, and applications.
  • Prior experience in financial reporting valuation including familiarity with ASC 805, ASC 350 and IRC 409a.
  • Strong analytical abilities paired with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional work ethic with the ability to master new tasks quickly.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word.
  • Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel.
  • Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel.
  • Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements.
  • Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels.

 

 

Location: Northeast / Mid-Atlantic / Remote Option

Salary: $130K-$180 range Plus Bonus

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Valuation Associate (NYC)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a 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.

 

This is a mixed position that will assist in both Complex Assets & Financial Reporting Valuation

Required Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics or related field with a demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis. MBA preferred.
  • 2-3 years  valuation experience in Complex Securities and/or Financial Reporting
  • Experience in
    • ASC 718
    • 409A
    • Goodwill Impairment
    • Options and warrants
    • PPAs
    • Tax / Financial Reporting Valuations
  • Ability to work on multiple engagements
  • Experience working at a valuation firm or at an accounting firm in a valuation practice
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • 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
  • Positive attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Valuation credentials, or pursuit of such credentials, a plus (ASA/AM, CPA/ABV, CVA, AVA, CFA)

Location: New York City, NY

Salary: $75K-90K range

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Associate / Sr. Associate (Remote – Nationwide)

Our client is looking for a full remote valuation associate. Candidates nationwide will be considered.

 

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.

2-4 years experience required in financial reporting / complex securities

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.

 

Must have U.S citizenship or permanent residency.

 

Location: Remote (Nationwide)

Salary: 80K range base + 40K range bonus

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Valuation Associate (NYC)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a 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.

 

This is a mixed position that will assist in both Complex Assets & Financial Reporting Valuation

Required Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Finance, Economics or related field with a demonstrated aptitude in quantitative and qualitative analysis. MBA preferred.
  • 2-3 years  valuation experience in Complex Securities and/or Financial Reporting
  • Experience in
    • ASC 718
    • 409a
    • Earn Outs
    • Goodwill Impairment
    • Options and warrants
    • PPAs
    • Tax / Financial Reporting Valuations
  • Ability to work on multiple engagements
  • Experience working at a valuation firm or at an accounting firm in a valuation practice
  • Strong writing and presentation skills
  • 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
  • Positive attitude and a strong work ethic
  • Valuation credentials, or pursuit of such credentials, a plus (ASA/AM, CPA/ABV, CVA, AVA, CFA)

Location: New York City, NY

Salary: Competitive

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Private Equity Accountant, Senior Associate, Associate Manager and Manager (NY / NJ)

Our Client is looking for highly motivated Private Equity Accountants with outstanding skills in the fund administration arena for their Union County, NJ and New York offices.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain all financial data in the investment database
  • Post all journal entries and prepare monthly trial balance reports
  • Reconcile all cash received from investors and investments
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Calculate capital calls and distributions
  • Allocate income to partners in accordance with terms of partnership agreements
  • Prepare and issue quarterly financial statements, in accordance with US GAAP for each entity
  • Maintain and update investment data (number of shares, location of securities, country of origin)
  • Interact with clients and provide information as needed

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics
  • CPA and/or MBA are strong pluses
  • 2+ years related experience in fund accounting preferably within the Private Equity field
  • Strong knowledge of Bloomberg, financial reporting and financial products (ie: equities, futures, fixed income)
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Prior experience training, delegating tasks, and reviewing work is a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Must be able to interact with

Location: New York / Union County, NJ

Salary: Up to $75K plus bonus

 

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