South Africa

Valuations Associate - Corporate Finance

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # COF_01
Published 07/04/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities. With 91,054 people working out of 1,658 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a Corporate Finance Valuations Associate in the Corporate Finance division in our Johannesburg office.
Job Functions Other
Industries Accounting & Auditing
The successful candidate will report to the Director and will inter alia be responsible for the provision of:
•Planning and formulation of valuation approaches
•Preparation and review of valuation models and reports
•Specialised valuation & strategy advice services to clients
•Financial Modelling and Reporting
•Valuation training and support
•CA (SA) qualification and/or CFA or studying towards a CFA

•Experience in and competency in performing the following valuations:
-JSE and TRP valuations and reports
-General company and share valuations
-IFRS 3 PPAV’s and other IFRS valuations
•Good understanding of valuation methodologies and determining the appropriate valuation approaches
•Excellent grasp of the English language and the ability to prepare relevant reports and letters
•Analysis of financial statements and evaluation of a company's operating data, business performance and determination of proper levels of "working capital" and "capital structure" ratios
•Working within a professional environment
•Client development and marketing
•Analysing client needs and determining deliverables
•Practical experience of business analytical review and risk evaluation
•Excellent computer literacy
•Understanding of the basic principles of mergers and acquisitions
•Understanding of Companies Act requirements (as pertaining to affected transactions)
•Understanding of JSE Listing Requirements
•Understanding of BEE Codes

•An eye for detail and the ability to prepare precise models
•Ability to build strong and effective relationships with internal and external clients ensuring a professional and quality service that meets required expectations and needs
•Have a clear interest in a broad range of business, strategy and finance topics
•Ability to research market conditions and developments
•Excellent communication and report writing
•Ability to identifying new business opportunities
•Ability to work as part of a team and build a successful team
•Excellent planning and organising abilities
•Ability to work under pressure and achieve internal reporting deadlines
•Have a strong commitment to excellence and personal and professional growth
•Have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and an aptitude for analytics
•Have a strong record of leadership in a work setting
•Ability to prepare valuation reports, information memoranda and prospectuses
•Support the Directors in negotiate and structuring financial details
•Liaise with all parties involved in transactions and assist with negotiations
•Contribute to competitive bid proposals and formal presentations
•Ability to prepare due diligence reports using templates and executive summaries

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Closing Date 14/04/2021
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