Consulting / Transaction Advisory Services - Valuation and Due Diligence Specialist

Up to $125,000 to start plus annual bonus and outstanding company-sponsored benefits

Downtown Chicago OR Deerfield

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Consulting / Transaction Advisory Services
Valuation and Due Diligence Specialist
Up to $125,000 to start plus annual bonus and outstanding company-sponsored benefits

As a Transaction Advisory Consultant, part of the Valuation and Due Diligence Team, your job duties and responsibilities will include:

- Advising on buy-side and sell-side transactions
- Performing financial due diligence on middle market companies
- Aggregating, manipulating and analyzing target company data to identify and project:
> Financial and operating trends
> Quality of earnings
> Working capital considerations
> Potential liabilities and risks

Additional duties include:

- Maximizing opportunities and while minimizing risks related to M & A ( Mergers and Acquisitions ) activity
- Providing clients with recommendations in the context of valuation and deal structuring alternatives
- Developing and proposing creative solutions for clients
- Interfacing with senior executives of clients and target companies
- Interacting and networking with attorneys, lenders and investment bankers
- Managing and prioritizing team responsibilities and proactively consulting with Managers, Directors and Partners
- Working on multiple projects of varying size and complexity simultaneously
- Developing relationships with current and prospective clients
- Identifying market opportunities and articulating the Company's value proposition to current and prospective clients
- Onboarding, training and supervising Associates
- Performing other duties and assisting with special projects as necessary

An ideal candidate profile will include the following experience:

- At least three years of experience with transaction valuation or other advisory services relating to Mergers and Acquisitions, Roll Ups, Buy Outs or similar corporate financial engagements

In addition to the following qualifications:

- A Bachelor's Degree
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills
- Advanced analytical and research skills
- Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
- The ability to understand and relate to key business processes across all industries
- The ability to train, mentor and lead others
- Relationship-building and interpersonal skills
- Organizational and follow-up skills
- Professionalism and poise
- The ability to thrive in a team environment
- The ability to consistently meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- The ability to travel up to 20% of the time all at company expense

PLUSES... That may enable your resume to stand out:

+++ A Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Economics or Accounting

+++ Any advanced degrees

+++ Progress towards the achievement of an ASA, CPA or CFA designation

JobGiraffe's client is a large local provider of accounting, tax and business consulting services to middle market firms.

You can choose to work from either the firm's Downtown Chicago office (near Union Station) or the Deerfield office.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1187 - Chicago, IL 60606

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