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Assistant Manager - Corporate Finance – Tangible Asset Valuations

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Associate/Assistant Manager - Valuations - Corporate Finance – Tangible Asset Valuations

Job Summary:

The Valuation team are seeking candidates to apply for the role of associate to support the fixed asset valuations group, based in London. The tangible asset valuations team is a part of a wider Valuations team and advises on the value of machinery and equipment and other tangible asset classes in a wide variety of contexts including commercial valuations, accounting and financial reporting purposes, tax and insurance valuations.

Whilst relevant experience is preferred, the ideal candidate will have enthusiasm to learn, an inquisitive mind and a growing interest in capital intensive sectors including inter alia energy and natural resources and general manufacturing.

Key responsibilities include the following:
- Perform research and analysis as required and share findings in a well-presented manner to the Engagement Team
- Development and maintenance of valuation models.
- Using own initiative and sound judgement to identify key issues, developing valuation parameters, elevating and consulting with other team members as required
- Brief, manage, prioritise and review the work of one or more junior colleagues including our offshore team
- Day-to-day contact with the client including attending client meetings and drafting client communications.
- Responsibility for one or more team initiatives
- Actively supports the team in relationship management initiatives for business development initiatives
The successful candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:
- Strong quantitative and excel skills, experience with data analytics programs such as Tableau, PowerBI, Python, is advantageous;
- Excellent attention to detail with an ability to deliver high quality presentations and analysis;
- Engineering background, experience as a fixed asset valuer (ideally gained in a professional services environment) or experience with management of fixed assets is favourable;
- Primary understanding of the range of valuation methodologies including direct and indirect cost approach, calculation of effective life, consideration of physical, functional and economic obsolescence
- Financial analysis and/or accounting knowledge advantageous;
- Strongly rated self-starter who demonstrates initiative, confidence and solid influencing skills; and
- Currently hold or are working towards Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) / American Society of Appraisers (ASA) qualification or equivalent.


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