• Financial Analyst / Senior Financial Analyst, Advisory - Valuations

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4/24/2018 12:58 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services
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    Job Description (EN)

    BDO’s Financial Advisory Services (“FAS”) practice is growing! In our Toronto office, we are currently recruiting for a Financial Analyst/Senior Financial Analyst, Valuations. The successful candidate will be a university graduate with a degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or a similar field who is actively pursuing or willing to pursue their Chartered Business Valuator (“CBV”) designation.

    Our role in the FAS group is to provide Business Valuation, Business Plan and Financial Modelling Services, Litigation Support, M&A, Financing, and Damage Quantification services to internal and external clients across Canada. Our valuation services primarily include, but are not limited to: rendering of conclusions on the value of businesses, intangible assets, equity interests, financial instruments, and quantification of damages.

    Summary of Position

    The Financial Analyst/ Senior Financial Analyst will play an active role in supporting management in business valuation and related mandates. This includes valuations prepared in the context of financial reporting, tax planning, litigation support and transaction advisory purposes. The candidate will report to the Toronto Valuation Practice Leader.

    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

    Play an active role in carrying out business valuation mandates, in particular:

    • Participate in discussions and meetings with management of the companies involved;
    • Analyze company and industry-specific strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats to determine the cash flow risks of the companies involved;
    • Participate in the financial modelling used for the valuation;
    • Draft detailed valuation reports and presentations to management;
    • Conduct industry specific research and other research tasks as directed by the Valuations team;
    • Develop relationships with BDO's current and prospective clients as well as with other BDO service groups;
    • Provide ongoing communication with the Valuations team concerning file execution and service area development initiatives;
    • Develop an understanding of the business development activities required to support this type of practice (for future career development); and
    • Assist in the ongoing training and development of professional staff within the service area.

    Education and Professional Skills/Knowledge:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or other related field;
    • A CPA/CA designation (completed or pending);
    • Willingness to pursue a CBV designation;
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
    • Solid verbal and written communication skills;
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel;
    • Public accounting experience considered an asset; and
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

    Our Vision: One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.





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