Valuation Senior Associate

Genova Group is a fast paced, entrepreneurial accounting advisory firm that helps publicly traded and privately held organizations with their complex accounting, financial reporting, controllership, tax, and valuation matters. Recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in Philadelphia and 5000 fastest growing privately-held companies in America, we take pride in our ability to attract top talent who are interested in expanding their technical abilities and professional networks while being afforded the opportunity to play a critical role in our continued success and expansion into new markets, industries, and service offerings.

Genova Group continually strives to provide best in class service to its client base by hiring finance and accounting leaders with a strong technical accounting skill set, business relationship acumen, and operational finance experience.  We make a true business impact with our clients and take seriously our role as a valued business partner, acting as an extension and amplification of each client’s financial management team.

Department: Valuation Advisory
Project Location(s): Philadelphia, PA; Remote/Hybrid
Education: Undergraduate Degree

Responsibilities

Within the Genova Group Valuation Advisory Practice, a Senior Associate will work on a wide variety of valuation assignments for our clients across several industries in the area of business enterprise, intellectual property valuation and complex financial instrument / derivative valuation.  These projects are generally performed in the context of acquisitions, corporate restructurings, divestitures, recapitalizations, corporate tax and financial reporting compliance and shareholder succession planning.  A Senior Associate candidate will be expected to:

  • Interact with C-suite regularly during the execution of our assignments
  • Perform valuation analysis on a wide range of public and private entities within various industries
  • Design and own the development of various financial models
  • Independently gather data pertinent to the engagement through direct client interaction and client site visits
  • Assist in preparing and presenting the results of our analysis in a clear and concise manner
  • Perform in-depth client, industry, market, and economic research
  • Continually enhance technical competencies while working closely with senior team members. Accept direction and constructive feedback
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and well as in a team setting
  • Be a significant contributor to the client deliverable and take ownership for work product quality
  • Constructively mentor associate level team members
  • Participate in various marketing and client development activities to enhance branding and awareness as well as expanding your professional network

Skills/Experience

A Senior Associate candidate must have a minimum of three (3) years of experience in providing valuation advisory services to external clients within a nationally recognized public accounting or independent valuation advisory firm.  In addition, Senior Associate candidate will possess:

  • A strong understanding of generally accepted valuation methods and industry best practice
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and team members, concurrently, in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment
  • Self-starter / enthusiasm for continuous learning
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from an accredited university
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation or demonstrated progress
  • Willingness to travel (less than 20% of time)
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