at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States
At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.
AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person (at client site or AlixPartners office) and remote working. Travel is part of this position, but the frequency may vary based on client, team, and individual circumstances.
What you'll do
You'll be part of the team supporting our Disputes and Valuations practice within Risk Advisory. Our Disputes and Valuations practice applies accounting, financial and data analysis expertise and experience to assist our clients and address their critical issues. You will work closely with AlixPartners' experts to address complex issues in commercial litigation, business valuations and investigations.
Our litigation support and valuation teams perform tasks such as valuations of businesses, securities, intellectual property and other intangible assets, calculating financial damage analysis and lost profits determination, draft expert reports and testify, and assess work performed by opposing experts.
Research and analyze factors affecting litigation damages or valuations
Review and summarize materials produced in litigation matters such as depositions and financial statements
Develop and assess projections and forecasts
Create financial models incorporating valuation theory such as the development of discounted cash flow (DCF) models
Communicate with clients and colleagues in written and oral form including drafting expert reports and presentations to clients
Draft written reports
Create and manage large data sets
Apply statistical analysis
Prepare presentation materials
Perform quality control review over work product
Organize documents and work papers, including preparing supporting materials for litigation and valuation reports
Oversee and train other professional staff
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities.
What you'll need
Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, or mathematics required; Master's degree is desirable.
A minimum of 10 years' experience working in a professional services firm providing valuation, dispute, litigation and/or investigative services
Certifications such as a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Chartered Financial Analyst or Accredited in Business Valuation, Accredited Senior Appraiser viewed favorably
Strong technical accounting knowledge and the ability to resolve complex accounting problems
Well-developed analytical abilities
Ability to prepare financial models and cash flow analyses
Strong project management skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks, self-prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently with a positive and entrepreneurial attitude
A professional demeanor with strong communication and presentation skills
Ability to work well under pressure
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
Fluent oral and written foreign language skills (particularly Spanish) are a plus
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Willingness to work outside of normal U.S. business hours, and in particular as unique projects/needs arise.
Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday
Must become familiar with, and promote and abide by, our Core Values as defined by... For full info follow application link.
AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations. More information is available at www.alixpartners.com.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Bronze award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.