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 – Alternative Investments (NYC)

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of valuations for closely held or publicly traded companies with a focus on the alternative investment space
  • Interact with hedge fund, private equity, venture capital, and limited partner investment and finance officers on the valuation of investments
  • Build new and update existing financial models including diverse valuation methods, such as discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, trading comparables, transaction comparables, and allocation models
  • Perform analysis on financial and economic data, subject companies, guideline companies, industries and markets, and other types of fund and investment analysis
  • Prepare valuation and other types of reports and presentations
  • Utilize Microsoft Office Suite, Bloomberg, Capital IQ and other application and data providers

Qualifications:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, economics, or business from an accredited college/university
  • A minimum of three years of experience in one or more of the following areas: investment banking, private equity, hedge funds, valuation, financial statement analysis, quantitative analysis, statistical sampling and econometrics, fixed income, and/or capital markets
  • Possess advanced finance, financial modeling, accounting, and analytical abilities
  • Strong work ethic, ability to multitask, presentation, problem solving and organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, solid research skills, and the ability to work well in a team environment and/or independently

 

 

Location: NYC

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

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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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Senior Valuation Manager (NYC)

Responsibilities:
 
  • Interact with hedge fund, private equity, venture capital, and limited partner investment and finance officers on the valuation of investments
  • Manage managers and staff in the preparation of valuations for closely held or publicly traded companies with a focus on the alternative investment space.
  •  Participate in business development and origination activities
  • Work with financial models including diverse valuation methods, such as discounted cash flow, leveraged buyout, trading comparables, transaction comparables, and allocation models.
  • Perform analyses on financial and economic data, subject companies, guideline companies, industries and markets, and other types of fund and investment analysis.
  • Utilize Microsoft Office Suite, Bloomberg, Capital IQ and other application and data providers
 
Qualifications:
  •  Bachelor’s Degree In finance or Similar. MBA Preferred.
  • CFA / CPA / ABV / CMA preferred.
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in one or more of the following areas: investment banking, private equity, hedge funds, valuation, financial statement analysis, quantitative analysis, statistical sampling and econometrics, fixed income, and/or capital markets
  • Advanced finance, financial modeling, accounting, and analytical abilities
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment and/or independently
  • Strong work ethic, ability to multitask, presentation, organizational and problem-solving skills, and attention to detail

Location: NYC

Salary: Competitive Base * Plus Quarterly & Year End Bonus

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Manager / Director of Business Development (NYC)

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: NYC

Salary: $100-$115K range  plus  Bonus / Commission plan

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VP Financial Reporting (San Francisco, CA)

 

VP 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 (MBA) and/or CFA Designation (or CFA candidate) preferred.
  • Minimum 7-10  years  experience, preferably at a valuation or accounting 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.  Prior ASC 718 experience is ideal, as the majority of the work will be working on these engagements.
  • 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: Competitive Base Salary + Generous Quarterly Bonus  and Year-End Bonus

 

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Valuation Analyst – Real Estate Securities (NYC / Bucks County, PA)

Our Client is a leading valuation firm that services many of the largest corporations across the globe, including Fortune 500’s. The practice is seeking an entry – mid-level real estate securities valuation professional. Position will be responsible for assisting in growing real estate valuations group, you will need to fundamental real estate valuation concepts with complex real estate securities analysis.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on clients, competitors, industry, and capital markets, including but not limited to valuation multiples, property price indices, comparable ratios, credit spreads, and demographic trends.
  • Preparation of market research reports
  • 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 the real estate sector.

Requirements:

  • Recent Grad – 5 years relevant real estate work experience, particularly with exposure to the investing in or valuation of debt and equity securities.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or related. MBA preferred but nor required.
  • CAIA / CFA designation a plus.
  • Advanced, working knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Prior experience with Bloomberg, Intex, CoStar, Argus, Compass Analytics and/or REIC is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and superior analytical capabilities are essential.
  • Ability to work on multiple assignments, prioritize tasks, and handle dynamic, time-sensitive engagements.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work flexible hours around critical due dates.

 

Green card and/or US Citizenship is required

 

Location: NYC & Bucks County, PA

Salary: Competitive Base+ Bonus

 

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Business Development Manager / Sr. Manager – Private Equity (Boston, MA)

Our client is an independent valuation firm with a track record-a full service appraisal/financial advisory  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. They are seeking Business Development professionals for two locations. This is an excellent opportunity to work on top deals, as well as gain and develop key industry contacts. This firm has a phenomenal work environment that is very supportive.

These candidates should have concentrated Business Development experience.  Must have experience with Financial Statement, Private Equity, and some entrepreneurial or start up experience is a plus.

Candidates can come from financial software or a broker dealer. Possible backgrounds would include Financial Advisors or Loan Officers looking to leverage into the Private Equity / Hedge Fund arena.  Client will train on their product line. This position will support a certain market initiative into BDCs and PE.

MBA preferred.

 

 

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 or CPA is a plus.
  • Minimum seven to 10 years of successful Business Development experience selling to businesses and institutions.
  • Experience in Private Equity required
  • Excellent Prospecting skills
  • Long hours and insight and desire to keep up with the M&A service advisors

Location: Boston, MA

Salary: $100K -$150K range  plus  Bonus / Commission plan

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Manager / Sr. Manager Matrimonial Litigation / Forensic Accounting- (Remote – Northeast / Mid Atlantic)

Our client is a top financial advisory firm is looking to grow their litigation consulting practice, which is small yet growing.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple complex matrimonial litigation projects.
  • Perform advanced financial analysis including asset tracing, lifestyle analysis, business valuation, cash flow analysis, income available for support, and settlement structuring .
  • Communicate and review results with clients in a timely and efficient manner .
  • Maintain and develop positive, productive, and professional relationships with clients and colleagues

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Advanced degrees including MBA or JD highly desired.
  • Preferred certifications: CPA; ASA/CVA/ABV; CFF; and CDFA
  • Training in divorce mediation and collaborative law highly desired
  • Five plus years’ experience in litigation and matrimonial forensics highly desired
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Open to forensic accountants who have asset tracing experience with openness to applying this skill to matrimonial litigation

 

 

 

Location: Remote but must reside within driving distance to Central NJ

Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus Package

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Senior Vice President / Sr. Manager Valuation – Chicago, IL

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.

Excellent opportunity to work on top deals, gain and develop key industry contacts, and be responsible for revenue generation. This senior leadership position is that of a Doer /Seller, and manage valuation engagements while being instrumental in business development activities.

 

Responsibilities:

Providing 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;

Rendering financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency;

Performing valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets;

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 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;

Continually monitoring certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments;

Preparing and presenting detailed financial analyses and reports to directors, senior managers, lenders and shareholders;

Interacting and coordinating with equity sponsors, investment bankers, accountants and attorneys on a daily basis;

Managing multiple engagements simultaneously with tight-deadlines in an unstructured and entrepreneurial environment;

Developing and maintaining relationships with existing clients through periodic conversations and meetings;

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.

 

Requirements:

* 10-12 years experience in Valuation
* Track record of Sales Generation
* Experience working in the merger and acquisition environment supporting the needs of M&A attorneys, Private Equity and lenders
* Long hours and insight and desire to keep up with the M&A service advisors
* Bachelors Degree, MBA a plus
* CFA a plus

 

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus Package

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