Valuation for Financial & Tax Reporting Executive Director
Chicago, IL 
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Job Title

Valuation for Financial & Tax Reporting Executive Director

Job Description Summary

We are seeking to hire an Executive Director or Managing Director with an extensive background in real estate valuation who are recognized leaders in the area of financial reporting for both U.S. GAAP and IFRS. The individual will have an entrepreneurial spirit with developed client relationships and a demonstrated ability to identify and successfully pursue engagement opportunities, leveraging both existing external relationships and developing and fostering new internal and external relationships.

Job Description

The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in appropriately engaging valuation assignments, identifying the scope of work and determining the appropriate approaches and methodology for valuing property. Demonstrated experience in completing assignments in connection with commercial real estate valuation and consulting projects. Demonstrate extensive experience in data collection and market research, analyzing complex highest and best use scenarios, analyzing revenue and expense performance, developing cash flows utilizing discounted cash flow models, analyses of comparable sales, detailed cost analyses, and drawing market comparisons in developing opinions of value.

This role requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills in addition to excellent communication skills. Provides mentorship to less experienced professionals and actively engages in new business development and effectively manages client relationships. Conversant in all service line offerings within the Cushman & Wakefield and collaborates with management and peers to service full spectrum of client requirements.

Key Competency Qualifications
  • Capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to function in a team environment and proactively problem solve
  • Dedication to providing timely, reliable and courteous service to clients
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through and complete tasks
  • Attentiveness, attention to detail, and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to comprehend, analyse, and interpret complex documents
  • Demonstrated ability to solve advanced and multifaceted problems
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Commitment to professional development and continual learning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface directly with senior executives with clients and target companies
Education and Experience
  • Business Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related area required
  • Certified General Appraiser certificates in multiple states/jurisdictions
  • Certifications preferred: CPA, CFA and/or MAI.
  • 7 to 10+ years of experience with a B4 accounting firm or large advisory firm performing valuations for financial and tax reporting
  • 5+ years of experience in business development and cross-selling of commercial real estate services
  • Mastery of MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook/Teams, PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency with Argus Enterprise and/or Rockport VAL
  • Strong to expert level understanding of fair value concepts under both U.S. GAAP and IFRS, with emphasis on application of these concepts to real estate. Strong to expert understanding of accounting guidance for ASC 805, Business Combinations and ASC 842, Leases is required
  • Strong to expert level understanding of valuation concepts relating to commercial real estate, including income capitalization, market approach and replacement cost analysis.
  • Experience valuing fractional/minority interests, debt and equity positions, and REIT corporate modelling is preferred.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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