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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Valuation Analysts up to Sr. Managers (Philadelphia with Remote Option)

Our Client, a well rounded Advisory Firm is seeking Associates Analyst up to Senior Manager level. Base is in Philadelphia Metro but there is an option for remote work.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Valuation analysis on a variety of private and public entities.
  • Design complex financial models.
  • Gather data pertinent to engagement through client interaction.
  • Perform in-depth client, industry, market, and economic research.
  • Display ability to work both independently as well as in a team dynamic

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Business, Quant, or similar, Masters a plus
  • CFA , FRM preferred
  • Proficiency with valuation models and financial engineering programs
  • Ability to manage  multiple projects in a fast paced environment
  • Self Starter
  • Possible willingness to travel (Less than 20% of time)

*** Must have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

 

Location: Philadelphia, PA / Remote

Salary: Competitive

 

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Portfolio Securities Associate / Senior Associate (NYC / Princeton Metro)

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.

These valuation roles will administer independent valuation services for BDC’s, Hedge Funds, LP’s and Private Equity Firms. Role performs necessary valuation, review prospective offering documents, assess current market and financial conditions, advise and prepare reports/documents with direct client contact. The ideal candidate should have concentrated valuation experience with expertise in various valuation methods (income/market approaches, option pricing, waterfall), investment research, financial modeling, financial statement analysis, reporting writing & Fair Value Accounting as well as strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.

The Group offers deep expertise in understanding and valuing complex financial instruments and derivatives (including various debt and equity structures such as embedded derivatives, convertible debt securities, relative TSRs and other share based compensation programs, SWAPs, CDOs and CLOs) for financial reporting purposes, tax and regulatory compliance, transaction support, capital investor requirements, and corporate strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform valuations of complex securities such as options, warrants, convertible bonds, contingent considerations and preferred and common stock in privately-held companies. These valuations could be under ASC 718, ASC 805 or ASC 820.
  • Provide 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.
  • Render financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency.
  • Perform valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets.
  • Perform 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.
  • Construct and maintain 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.
  • Monitor certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments.
  • Prepare and present detailed financial analyses and reports.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field. CFA and/or MBA preferred.
  • Minimum 1-5 years of relevant experience.
  • A broad, in-depth knowledge of Portfolio Investment Valuations
  • Thorough understanding of valuation theory and practice.
  • Ideal candidate has a working background within a Big4 Accounting firm, sell side research OR valuation firm.

Salary: Competitive plus Generous Quarterly Profit Sharing & Year-end Bonus

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Portfolio Securities Valuation Manager (Central NJ)

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.

These valuation roles will administer independent valuation services for BDC’s, Hedge Funds, LP’s and Private Equity Firms. Role performs necessary valuation, review prospective offering documents, assess current market and financial conditions, advise and prepare reports/documents with direct client contact. The ideal candidate should have concentrated valuation experience with expertise in various valuation methods (income/market approaches, option pricing, waterfall), investment research, financial modeling, financial statement analysis, reporting writing & Fair Value Accounting as well as strong experience with fairness/solvency opinions.

The Group offers deep expertise in understanding and valuing complex financial instruments and derivatives (including various debt and equity structures such as embedded derivatives, convertible debt securities, relative TSRs and other share based compensation programs, SWAPs, CDOs and CLOs) for financial reporting purposes, tax and regulatory compliance, transaction support, capital investor requirements, and corporate strategy.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform valuations of complex securities such as options, warrants, convertible bonds, contingent considerations and preferred and common stock in privately-held companies. These valuations could be under ASC 718, ASC 805 or ASC 820
  • Provide 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.
  • Render financial opinions with respect to valuation, fairness and solvency.
  • Perform valuations of businesses, equity and debt securities, loans, derivative instruments, structured products and intangible assets.
  • Perform 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.
  • Construct and maintain 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.
  • Monitor certain economic, industry, capital market and company trends and developments.
  • Prepare and present detailed financial analyses and reports to directors, senior managers, lenders and shareholders.
  • Interact and coordinate with equity sponsors, investment bankers, accountants and attorneys on a daily basis.
  • Manage multiple engagements simultaneously with tight-deadlines in an unstructured and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing clients through periodic conversations and meetings.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Business Administration or another related field. CFA and/or MBA preferred.
  • 5 years experience, and prior experience managing small teams of analysts.
  • A broad, in-depth knowledge of Portfolio Investment Valuations
  • Thorough understanding of valuation theory and practice.
  • Ideal candidate has a working background within a Big4 Accounting firm, sell side research OR valuation firm.

Location: Central NJ

Salary: Very Competitive

 

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