Financial Advisory Manager
Financial Advisory Services Valuation Manager Grant Thornton 11/28/2019 9:28:11 AM JOB ID: 045609 Specialty: Chicago, Illinois
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Transaction Services – Valuation Manager
Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, and transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients. Transaction Services creates value. Our Transaction Services (TS) delivery model includes the entire transaction lifecycle enabling engagement opportunities throughout the lifetime of a deal. TS services includes Diligence, Corporate Value Consulting, Strategic Solutions and Tax.
The Valuation Manager is responsible for overseeing all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients in a wide variety of industries. Responsibilities include planning, directing, and completing projects and services in valuations and developing and managing staff. The Valuation Manager works closely with partners and staff and plays a key role in client management, practice development, and business development for an assigned group of clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage Transactions Services (TS) engagements throughout the transaction process, and coordinate the work performed by multiple service lines and cross-functional teams.
Plan, execute, direct and complete valuations for financial and corporate strategic buyers from a variety of industries, including manufacturing and distribution, non-profit, high-tech, real estate, and financial services.
Manage client expectations concerning project deliverables and deadlines and lead change efforts effectively.
Oversee and apply business valuation approaches and methods to a variety of tangible and non-tangible assets, including equity valuations, option analyses, and purchase allocations.
Oversee the assembly, maintenance, and finalization of working papers that support valuations.
Develop and maintain strong client relationships and cross-sell services.
Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence
Recruit, manage, mentor, and train senior associates and associates.
Assess performance of senior associates and associates for engagement and year-end reviews.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
6 to 10 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.
CPA, CAMS, CRCM, ACFCS, CISA, CISSP, CIA, CISM or related license/certification.
Valuation credentials such as CVA, ABV, AVA or ASA preferred.
Solid experience in the following: accounting, audit or transaction advisory services.
Strong current knowledge in US GAAP, GAAS, SEC Reporting, transaction advisory services or mergers and acquisitions.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and simultaneous project in a rapidly growing practice.
Strong leadership, business development, recruitment, training, and mentoring skills
Excellent written, presentation, leadership, and interpersonal communications skills.
Ability to work additional hours and travel domestically as needed.
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Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly- and privately-held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.
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Requisition ID: 045609
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