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Our Advisory team provide a wide variety of services that deliver value-led advice and outcomes. They have wide-ranging experience and understand the constantly changing risks and opportunities at the heart of the businesses we work with. The team works across strategy, operations and improvement as well as at a transactional and defined project level. From Mergers & Acquisitions to Digital, they’re experts in a range of sectors and specialisms – all in one straight-forward package. When you join them, you’ll work on some of the world's most exciting projects and business deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the brightest minds in the industry.

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iconJob ID:
R14173
iconLocation:
London, United Kingdom
iconDate posted:
28 December 2023
iconCategory:
Advisory

Valuations Director

External Job Description

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

Our clients are Britain’s economic engine – ambitious, entrepreneurially-spirited and high‑growth businesses that fuel the economy - and the owners and management teams that lead them.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our Advisory team provide a wide variety of services that deliver value-led advice and outcomes. They have an in-depth knowledge of business, industry sectors and markets and understand the constantly changing risks and opportunities at the heart of our clients’ affairs. The team work across strategy, operations and improvement as well as at a transactional and defined project level. From technology to risk advisory, they’re experts in following through on top-level instructions and resolving the finer details – all in one straight-forward package. When you join them, you’ll work on some of the world's most exciting financial operations and business deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the brightest minds in the industry.

We’ll help you succeed

As a director, you will be managing a portfolio and be responsible for the timely completion and quality delivery of engagements. You will support the Partners with project work, build excellent relationships, initiate, and deliver marketing and business development projects and work with the senior members of the London Valuation Team in developing the business.

  • Ensure that the firms risk management and client take-on procedures have appropriately been complied with.

  • Provide effective project management of valuation engagements to completion

  • Execute robust technical valuation analyses for a variety of purposes including for accounting, tax, commercial and forensic engagements.

  • Deliver clear, succinct and robust valuation reports that are fit for purpose and accessible to non-technical readers.

  • Manage client expectations and relationships skilfully

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Significant valuation experience gained ideally within professional services

  • Proficiency in a number of valuation techniques including discounted cash flow, multiples analysis, options and other derivatives pricing, intangible asset valuation.

  • Adept ability to interpret financial statements in the context of valuations.

  • Proven people leadership skills and commitment to developing teams

  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to understand the internal and external drivers of value for a given asset.

  • Strong business writing, analytical and excel modelling skills.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Professionally qualified accountancy or other financial discipline (e.g. ACA or CFA).

We’re in it together

You’ll be able to be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business.  We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture.  From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

We can provide the best support for our clients and people when we’re working side by side.  Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another.  At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for our clients and satisfying experiences at work, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices.  BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences.  With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,500 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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Success Profile

What makes a successful Valuations Director? Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right skill level.

  • Business thinking
  • Communicating
  • Decision making
  • Developing self & others
  • Collaborating
  • Innovation & Change

Our culture at BDO

We’re a thriving business that is respectful and client-focused while remaining firmly anchored in our core purpose – helping you succeed. Our Unifying Culture encourages us to be ourselves, to be inspired, challenged, collaborative and ultimately successful.

Career Path

Your career is what you make of it at BDO. Whether you want to move into a leadership position within Audit or grow your portfolio of skills and become an expert in your field, we’ll support you all the way.

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Move Up

We’ll give you access to team recognition, financial benefits and career progression opportunities that align with your interests and ambitions.

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Explore new areas

You can test some possibilities before committing to a permanent change. Knowing your alternatives gives you more control over your career.

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Grow in place

Master new skills and build productive relationships, deepening your knowledge, experience and specialism.

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Realign

Redesign work to fit your changing personal needs including reducing your responsibilities or workload in order to better balance your lifestyle.

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Move across

Identify other positions or areas of the business that better fit your skills, values or interests.

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Relocate

Investigate suitable roles available in other BDO offices, both in the UK and internationally.

Meet some Partners in Advisory

Carly and Sandi are partners in our Advisory stream, they tell us why they love working in a people-centred team that is driven to deliver quality projects

Rewards & Benefits

We offer a wide range of core and voluntary benefits, with a few examples below.

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Health and Wellness Programmes

We promote a positive working environment where our people can thrive.

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Pension Plan

A Group Personal Pension Plan, with matched employer contributions.

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Private Medical

Access to private medical treatment for you and your family.

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Income Protection Plan

Provides a proportion of your basic salary if you suffer a loss of earnings because of illness or injury.

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Holidays

Our holiday benefit enables you to purchase up to 10 days of additional leave.

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Bike to work scheme

A convenient, environmentally friendly and tax-effective way to acquire a bike for travelling to and from work.