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Vice President, Financial Reporting Valuations

Vice President, Financial Reporting Valuations

Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc. is an employee-owned company that offers investment banking, ESOP advisory and valuation services to support the growth and ownership transition strategies of middle-market organizations. Our core values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Passion are the foundation of our business. As an employee-owned firm, cultural fit is extremely important to us. Many companies talk about their culture – but we believe a truly special environment is formed when you build successful people around you. When you are passionate about what you do and those around you, it shows.

Our employee-owners enjoy a highly collaborative and entrepreneurial environment where they are given as much responsibility as their experience and capabilities permit.  We are currently seeking a Vice President to join us in our Columbus, Ohio or Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois offices. This individual will spend most of their time managing, executing and delivering valuation analyses and reports for privately held and publicly traded clients while enhancing existing client and referral source relationships. Engagement types primarily include valuations for:  financial reporting (i.e., purchase price allocations, portfolio and fund valuations, equity-based compensation valuations, and indefinite and long-lived intangible asset impairment testing), employee stock ownership plans and/or corporate and shareholder fair market value engagements. In this role you will attend and present at professional conferences and firm webinars and actively participate in relevant professional organizations.

Job Responsibilities
  • Lead Financial Reporting project teams and timely execute multiple projects simultaneously across various industries
  • Work directly with senior level management, board members, shareholders and other trusted advisors throughout all phases of the engagement, leading discussions and due diligence meetings, presenting and justifying analysis to clients, boards, and other stakeholders as well as outside assurance and tax advisors
  • Mentor and develop team members
  • Develop and review financial modeling and analyses encompassing complex capital structures to ensure quality control
  • Assist in the preparation and review of client deliverables including valuation reports, presentations and marketing materials
  • Communicate and establish relationships both internally with project teams and externally with clients and business partners
  • Develop business and establish productive referral channels

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance/accounting/economics
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct business valuation experience with no less than two full years of significant contribution to ASC 805, ASC 718 and Contingent Consideration projects
  • At least 2 full years of experience managing business valuation engagements
  • Demonstrated record of solving complex problems and completing challenging projects
  • Achievement of or significant progress towards a CFA or ASA designation
  • Familiarity with complex financial modelling (i.e., Monte Carlo simulations and binomial option pricing models)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to create original report content
  • Expert in MS Office applications, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency in Excel-based applications for variable risk predictive modeling strongly preferred
  • Desire and ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial and fast-paced environment, mentoring staff, developing and enhancing our models and deepening client and partner relationships
  • Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving capabilities with the ability to manage timelines while prioritizing multiple assignments
  • Strong work ethic, personal integrity, and commitment to meet frequent deadlines
  • Regular intra-office (e.g. Columbus) and client travel is required and may account for 30% of your time
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship, now and in the future

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