Transaction Advisory Services Business Valuation Associate

TAS / Business Valuation Minneapolis, Minnesota


Description

Lurie, LLP, an accounting, tax and consulting firm, is expanding its Business Valuation and Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team.

If you enjoy serving clients by providing financial due diligence, business valuation and other transaction related services, this position is for you. If you enjoy working as part of a dynamic fast paced team, this position is for you. If you seek an opportunity to own your career and grow in the areas of business valuation and transaction advisory services, this position is for you.

The Business Valuation/Transaction Advisory Services Associate will:

  • Gain a firm understanding of core valuation principles and methodologies and the M&A process
  • Perform in-depth industry, market, and competitor research and valuation analysis on a wide range of public and private entities using all accepted approaches and theory
  • Identify and analyze business and financial risks and opportunities
  • Participate in client meetings, site visits, and interact with top-level management to obtain pertinent information for financial analysis
  • Advise private equity buyers and sellers on alternative strategies for acquisition, disposition and restructuring of businesses
  • Aggregate, manipulate, and analyze target company data to identify historical and projected financial and operating trends, quality of earnings, and working capital considerations
  • Work collaboratively with client’s executive teams to assess a company’s quality of earnings, net assets and cash flow
  • Prepare quality of earnings, detailed valuation and calculation of value reports

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or related field
  • 1-2 years of related working experience desired
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
  • Knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles Familiarity with mergers and acquisitions desired
  • Ability to travel for client engagements as necessary