Disputes & Valuations - Director

at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

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

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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
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.

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Job Posting: 11964055

Posted On: Jun 09, 2024

Updated On: Jul 09, 2024

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