Mazars UK

Valuations - Associate Director

Recruiter
Mazars UK
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
21 Nov 2023
Closes
21 Dec 2023
Ref
2664
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director
Valuations - Associate Director (2646)

You will be joining a high-profile valuations team that sits within Mazars' wider Forensics & Valuations department. The Valuations team carries out a full range of valuation services to a wide range of clients. In particular, you will be involved in commercial, restructuring and financial reporting assignments.

You will probably either be a Manager in a valuations team looking to move up a level or an existing Associate Director that is looking for a positive change of direction in your career.

Job Purpose
  • To carry out and take responsibility for valuation assignments and, in doing so, to ensure that the client's expectations are exceeded through the provision of a quality product within an agreed budget and timescale.
  • To be involved in all aspects of the valuations practice, including business development activities.
  • You will be a part of a dynamic team with ambitious objectives and your role will be to provide additional expertise to widen our service offering.
  • You will be able to lead on multiple engagements simultaneously, you will have a passion for the development of team members and you will be a go to person for the team for technical knowledge and practical solutions to valuation issues that arise during project work.
  • You will be a creative thinker willing to challenge the status quo.
Role & Responsibilities
  • Valuations for accounting, tax, restructuring, commercial and dispute purposes.
  • Valuations of companies or stakes in companies as part of transactional assignments
  • Valuation of companies in the context of the raising of new capital
  • Valuation of companies in the context of employee share schemes

Your role in the Valuations team will include:

  • Managing a portfolio of projects from cradle to grave, ensuring that regular communication with senior members of the team is maintained.
  • Supervising the preparation of valuation reports and models, including supporting appendices and exhibits.
  • Supervising the junior staff in the assignment team.
  • Ensuring that the team adheres to Mazars' quality control procedures.
Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Qualified accountant preferred but not required - ACA/CA/ACCA/CFA or equivalent.
  • Experience of delivering valuations for a variety of purposes and across multiple industries would be desirable. In particular, experience of writing reports and completing analyses for contentious and non-contentious valuations.
  • Strong research skills.
  • Able to convey opinions clearly – both verbally and in writing.
  • Able to explain technical issues to non-accountants.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships.
  • Will proactively contribute to the development of new initiatives and methodologies.
  • Will have experience of developing and training junior members of a team, including conducting appraisals and performance reviews.
  • Will contribute to an environment that supports and encourages innovation and flexibility.
  • Will manage client and partner expectations through effective communication.
  • Will be able to manage a team as well as manage projects independently.
  • Will promote the firm's values and beliefs, demonstrating integrity and maintaining an ethical stance, using flexibility and tact to express views as necessary.
  • Will have experience in the use of the Capital IQ and Bloomberg databases.
  • Will have strong Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills.
Inclusion and Diversity

At Mazars inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We recognise that being an inclusive and diverse organisation makes us stronger as a business.

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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