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Business Valuation Consultant in St. Louis, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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POSITION SUMMAR-Business Valuation Consultant

Transaction Advisory and Litigation Support ("TALS") consultants provide savvy insight into complex transactions, financial issues, and forensic accounting engagements. They assist business owners with mergers and acquisitions, provide turnaround services for troubled companies, and develop sustainable valuations that withstand scrutiny of the IRS, the Courts and potential buyers. Business Valuation Consultants also provide highly credentialed expert witness testimony and technical analysis to attorneys on complex financial issues.


  • Calculate economic damages and perform financial analysis on accounting-related aspects of complex commercial matters, including, but not limited to: lost profits, business interruption claims, reasonable royalty, unjust enrichment, diminution in value, and increased costs

  • Conduct and supervise forensic accounting/fraud investigation engagements

  • Interact with clients and participate in business development networking to generate new business

  • Assist attorney-client in discovery process

  • Testify as an expert witness, in a clear and concise manner, via written report, affidavit, deposition, and/or at trial

  • Manage business valuation engagements from beginning to end ensuring on time delivery within budget

  • Manage transaction advisory services to assist clients with M&A activities and bankruptcy/turnaround events

  • Train and develop staff, both technically and professionally

  • Delegate work to staff according to their experience and capabilities

  • Review staff work and provide feedback

Additional Duties (not limited to the items below):

It is the individual responsibility of every employee to maintain a current awareness and understanding of and to fully comply with the firm's code of ethics, independence rules and quality control practices.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance; Master's Degree a plus.

  • Currently hold at least two of the following professional credentials: CPA, CFA, ABV, CVA, CFE, ASA, CFF

  • Minimum of 5 years of recent valuation and/or litigation support experience, or other relevant transaction advisory experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to distill complex information in a clear and concise manner

  • Familiarity with intermediate-level accounting issues (reporting systems, managerial accounting, tax returns) , economics, finance, and statistics

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel with strong financial modeling abilities

  • Critical and logical thinking abilities

  • Creative problem-solving skills

  • A self-starter

  • Ability to explain complex financial information to non-financial users

  • Ability to work with changing client-imposed deadlines

  • Ability to work on multiple engagements concurrently

  • Excellent client relationships and interpersonal skills

  • Proficiency in US GAAP and GAAS

  • Strong leadership abilities